The Blazers Team That Could Have Been

The title of this blog may be deceiving. The phrase “could have been” often carries negative connotations with it, namely those of wasted potential or disappointment. The Blazers franchise has been competitive in the NBA since it shipped off the last of its Jail Blazers. This blog also isn’t striving to say that the scenario […]

Basketball in its purest form: Jeremy Lin in Taiwan

All Jeremy Lin needed to do was step foot in Taipei, Taiwan, to cause a major frenzy of Linsanity, but he decided to take it to the next level along with his former teammate, David Lee. On one of their nights in the city, they surprised locals by showing up at a pick-up court with […]

Miami’s New Big Three

   The Miami Heat clinched what is very possibly the dagger in the Thunder’s chances at winning the championship. There has never been a team that has recovered from a 3-1 deficit in the NBA Finals, ever. The big story for this game, in addition to Miami’s win is the newest member of their “Big […]

Heat Win At Home

The Miami Heat was home for game 3 of the NBA Finals. Their first home game of the series and the Heat gave their fans a show. The Heat already had the momentum from their game 2 win back in Oklahoma City. Despite the Heat’s win, game 3 saw a more aggressive Thunder and a […]

The Thunder: A Second Half Team

 Prior to the beginning of game 1, ABC opened to the commentary of ESPN NBA broadcasters: Ervin “Magic” Johnson, Jon Barry, Michael Walton, and Chris Broussard. It was the Heat’s third NBA Finals appearance, and for the Thunder, previously known as the Seattle SuperSonics, it was the franchise’s fourth Finals appearance. Out of their prior three Finals appearances they […]

Controversy of the Game

One of the most highlighted sports in the U.S. is the NBA. The audience cheers on their favorite team and ridicules the other.  In recent years there has been a major controversy in the game with pay. The players had a lockout and the season got pushed back much farther than expected. Some players like […]