The Indiana Pacers and the Houston Rockets are in Manila to play in the first ever official NBA preseason game in the Philippines tomorrow night! Here are some photos from the players’ activities around Manila yesterday. Photos from: Anthony Santos Will this be the Pacers starting five? The stars of the Houston Rockets Paul George […]Read more "PHOTOS: Pacers and Rockets in Manila"
The draw for this year’s FIBA Asia Championship has just concluded. All 16 participating teams have now been grouped for the tournament, which will be held in August right here in Manila. The Philippines, being the host nation, was given the right to pick the group that it wanted to join. Gilas Pilipinas Team representatives […]Read more "FIBA Asia Draw Quick Analysis"
The Indiana Pacers gave the Miami Heat a bit of a scare in last year’s playoffs, taking a 2-1 series lead in their second round match up. The Heat eventually won the series in six games, and then went on to win the title. This year, the two teams meet again, with a spot in […]Read more "Heat vs. Pacers: ECF Preview and Predictions"
Russel Westbrook will undergo surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. The Oklahoma City Thunder have not announced the timetable for his return. Westbrook has not missed a single game in his career prior to this injury. It is believed that Westbrook got the tear when Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley tried […]Read more "Trouble in OKC: Westbrook to undergo surgery"
Intro Matchup #1: (1) Miami Heat vs. (8) Milwaukee Bucks RB: No disrespect to the Milwaukee Bucks, but the Miami Heat won’t even have to exert that much effort to win this series. My pick: Miami in 4 Ryan: This isn’t even going to be close. Miami’s a juggernaut, and this will be a warmup round […]Read more "The OLF Eastern Conference Playoff preview"
After the All-Star break, we posted a list of several things to watch for when the regular season resumed. Well, the regular season has now ended, and it’s time to look back at those questions to see what the answers have been. Will LeBron’s hot shooting continue? Of course, he couldn’t keep up those insane […]Read more "Looking Back at the Second Half of the Regular Season"
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you probably already know that Kobe Bryant suffered a ruptured achillles tendon in the Lakers’ last game against the Golden State Warriors. It’s a devastating injury for any athlete, and even more so for an athlete of Kobe’s age. The minimum recovery time for this particular injury is […]Read more "Kobe Will Not Go Out Like This"
The Dallas Mavericks had it all to play for Tuesday night in Staples Center in Los Angeles. They had an opportunity to get back to .500 and to finally shave their shaggy beards. They had an opportunity to catch the Lakers and the Jazz in the loss column and make the race for the West’s […]Read more "Mavs Just Don’t Have Enough"
The Denver Nuggets have won 13 straight games, and last night’s victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder was their most impressive yet. Remember: the Nuggets were on the second night of a road-road back-to-back against two playoff teams. They beat the Chicago Bulls in overtime the night before, then they went into Oklahoma City, where […]Read more "The Denver Nuggets Just Sent a Message to the Rest of the West"
The more Dwight Howard talks to the media, the more he comes off as a self-absorbed prima donna who doesn’t ever want to take responsibility for anything that happens around him. Recently, he said that the players on the really strong Magic teams (including the ’09 team that went to the Finals) were players who […]Read more "Dwight Howard Should Just Shut the F*ck Up"