Hey, NBA fans, guess what? This time, there was no glaring mistake with the All-NBA teams, like there was with the All-Defensive team. LeBron James won the MVP award and made the first team. Phew! But, wait. It was still far from perfect. In saying that, there’s something we should all learn from the end of season awards this year, and that is, you should [...]
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Kevin Durant may not have any tattoos on his arms, but the man is inked up underneath his jersey. You may already know about the work he’s had done on his chest and stomach, and you may even know about the ‘Maryland’ tattoo across his shoulder blades, but the three time scoring champ has just had the rest of his back touched up and he didn’t hold back one bit [...]
Here’s the question of the day: “How can Marc Gasol win Defensive Player of the Year, but not be on the All-Defensive First Team?” It’s a puzzling one, isn’t it? But thankfully, we have an answer. That is, the media votes for the player of the year awards, while coaches vote for the All-NBA teams [...]
Kevin Durant has been outstanding in these Playoffs, but he now finds himself staring down the barrel of a gun, as his Thunder are down 2-1 to the Memphis Grizzlies. But, being the competitor that he is, Durant isn’t satisfied with his gaudy stat line. Instead, he thinks he can do more. A lot more: I [...]
Serge Ibaka made some improvements this season, but there were still two main things that he was good for every game: 1) a demoralising block and 2) a vicious dunk. But since Westbrook injured his knee, Ibaka has struggled. Big time. In those seven games, Ibaka is averaging 11.1 points on a dismal 37.5% FG, and his blocks have dropped down to a still respectable, [...]
Alright, so I said that the MVP Ladder in the second round would only feature five players, but I’ve decided against that. So, now that all game two’s have been played, order has been restored and we are back to 10 MVP candidates. MVP Ladder 1) Kevin Durant Game one stats: 44 minutes, 35 points, 13-26 FG, 15 rebounds, [...]
There is no doubt that Shaq is one of the greatest big men to ever grace the hardwood, but instead of letting his numbers and rings do the talking, he likes to remind the whole world of his success whenever he gets some air time. Some people have grown sick of it. Some haven’t. But one person who isn’t a fan happens to be a former teammate, Kendrick Perkins [...]