Posts Categorized: NBA

From Greek Freak to Greek God: The Ascension of Giannis Antetokounmpo

Follow @9pointplay Put the NBA on notice. The future is here, and outcries of  “the sky is the limit” are ringing  through the air. The six-foot-eleven-inch small forward/point guard/positionless wonder of Athens, Greece is on full display. It doesn’t take statistics to see that Giannis Antetokounmpo (pronounced ah-deh-do-KUN-bo, if you’re still struggling with it) is… Read more »

2017 NBA Finals Preview: Clash of the Titans – Part III

Follow @9pointplay For the third time in as many years, the Golden State Warriors will face the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals. This was the expected outcome from the moment last season ended, despite the fact that a third consecutive matchup has never happened before. The Cavs retained the best player in the world,… Read more »

Hail To The Chief: Malcolm Brogdon’s Rookie Rise

Follow @9pointplay Great nicknames are something of a lost art in today’s sports world. Many players are known simply by initials, including Kevin Durant, Isaiah Thomas, and Paul George. Others are based on simple physical observations, such as James Harden (The Beard) and Giannis Antetokounmpo (The Greek Freak). Even some strong nicknames, such as Joel… Read more »

Nikola Jokić: The NBA’s Forgotten Unicorn

Follow @9pointplay The NBA has been a bit too quick to crown its incoming stars in recent years. Andrew Wiggins, for example, was heralded as “the next LeBron” coming out of high school, and has fallen short of such lofty expectations in his first few years in the league. That’s not to say Wiggins has… Read more »

Has the NBA returned to Glory?

Follow @thejcmoney Whoa! I haven’t had an article here on the DOTcom for a while, but I felt compelled to blog a bit about the NBA. I have very fond memories of the Association growing up, sitting down every Sunday to watch the NBA on NBC triple headers that would air. Michael Jordan (you know,… Read more »

Home Field Advantage Podcast- Durant to Golden State Reaction

Lou and Jordan are back after a month break to discuss the blockbuster move of Kevin Durant who joined the Golden State Warriors this past week. Lou has a bone to pick with KD but Jordan doesn’t feel the same way. DWade a Bull? Is Leveon Bell going to get paid? Find out all that… Read more »

A Day Cleveland Will Never Forget

Follow @DiBiSportsTalk The fumble, the drive, the 9th inning collapse, 24 starting quarterbacks since 99, Lebron James leaving in 2010. What defined Cleveland as a city, and as a fan base, all seemed to vanish after one moment. One moment that will be remembered forever in the city of Cleveland. When the clock hit 0 and… Read more »

Cleveland feeling effects of Wiggins-Love trade in NBA Finals

Follow @DiBiSportsTalk Two years ago when Lebron James made his historic return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the city rejoiced as their poster child promised to finally bring a championship to Cleveland. It seemed like it was finally time to end the title-less drought that plagued the city on lake Erie since the days of Jim… Read more »

Kevin Durant’s future is with Thunder

Follow @DiBiSportsTalk There are the types of players who look for a million reasons to leave. There are also those who look for every possible reason to stay. Hopefully Kevin Durant is of the latter category. If it hasn’t been clear, I am of the belief that Kevin Durant needs the Thunder as much as… Read more »

2015 NBA Draft Coverage

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