Archive for the ‘NBA’ Category

The Godfather of Detroit Sport Has Gone

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The City of Detroit lost one of it’s greatest Sports people this week when Mike Ilitch, owner of the Redwings and Tigers, passed away aged 87. Andy Turner takes a look at the impact made by the Godfather of Detroit sports…

Can the Cleveland Cavaliers defend their NBA title this season?

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The Cleveland Cavaliers did the unthinkable last season as they came from 3-1 down against the record-breaking Golden State Warriors to secure an incredible first NBA Championship victory. Can they retain their title? We examine their chances…

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So the Cubs won the World Series… Fans in Arizona & San Diego & Buffalo have hope

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The Chicago Cubs ended a 108 year wait for a title last week, but there are still some teams who have not tasted championship success in the lifetimes of many of their long suffering fans. Andy Turner takes a look at the longest droughts in US Sports…

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Cleveland Cavaliers Make Early Statement in Eastern Conference

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The Cleveland Cavaliers have made a formidable start to the defence of their NBA crown, winning their opening four matches of the 2016-17 season. Tyronn Lue’s men proved too much for the Golden State Warriors to handle in the Finals over seven matches, and the two teams appear to be on a collision course to meet again in the Championship game in June next year…

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BULLS WATCH – Wade and Rondo gamble has brought credibility back to the Bulls

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Dwyane Wade and Jimmy Butler both shone as Chicago got their season off to a perfect start with a 105-99 win over the Boston Celtics at the United Centre. The Bulls are one of the most intriguing NBA stories this year…

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ONES TO WATCH: CENTRAL DIVISION – Reviewing Each NBA Team’s Key Player in 2016-17

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In the second part of our NBA Season Preview, we take a look at the key players in the Central Division, where the current Champions Cleveland reside. Can anyone match LeBron and co. in this division? Matt Pegg takes a look…

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Did the Boston Celtics Unbalance the NBA?

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The NBA Season is almost upon us and most experts predict it will once again come down to a battle between the Golden State Warriors and the defending champs, the Cleveland Cavaliers. Both are following a lead set by Boston almost a decade ago, writes Andy Turner…

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ONES TO WATCH: ATLANTIC DIVISION – Reviewing Each NBA Team’s Key Player in 2016-17

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While all the focus will inevitably be on the star studded Golden State Warriors and defending Champion Cleveland Cavaliers this year, don’t sleep on the other NBA stars. Matt Pegg takes a look at who to watch in the Atlantic Division…

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Where could the remaining NBA free agents end up?

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The 2015 NBA free agency market has moved at astounding speed so far, but there are still a couple of interesting options that could yet be picked up by teams looking for a late addition to their roster. Whilst the higher-profile free agents have all been snapped up this summer, there are still some talented players available to be signed by teams over the next few weeks, be it in a back-up role or as someone who could fill a gap on a roster.

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The Lay Up: Week 11 NBA Power Rankings

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After a 5 week absence, the NBA Power Rankings are back! We are now half way through the season and rapidly approaching the All-Star break. We’re in the middle of the trade market, which has seen a number of title contenders add some interesting players to their rosters. Let’s go!

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