Archive for the ‘Eastern Conference’ Category

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

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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The Lay Up: Week 11 NBA Power Rankings

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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