Archive for the ‘NBA’ Category

Ahead of the Draft, what’s been happening in the NBA?

It’s the NBA Draft tonight and there are set to be a lot of moving parts around the league as teams try to set themselves up to be in the best position to challenge the newly crowned Champs. Andy Turner reports…

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No Rondo, No Party as Bulls face elimination

A week is a long time in the NBA. Seven days ago the Chicago Bulls were sitting pretty as Rajon Rondo led them to a 2-0 series lead over Boston. Now? Rondo had to sit out the next three and the Bulls stand on the brink of elimination…

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Rajon Rondo the catalyst as the Bulls “Three Alphas” stun Boston

Dwayne Wade, Jimmy Butler and Rajon Rondo sat together in front of the assembled media after Tuesday’s impressive 111-97 win over the Celtics in a scene that Bulls fans could barely have dreamed of a few months back, when infighting threatened to completely derail their season…

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The Godfather of Detroit Sport Has Gone

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?

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

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

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

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

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?

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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