Photo Credit: Wichita Eagle We recently had the opportunity to interview Wichita State Shockers’ forward Markis McDuffie. McDuffie, 19, is a 6’8″, 212-pound sophomore from Paterson, New Jersey. McDuffie played in all 36 of the team’s games this past season and averaged 25.5 minutes per game, 11.5 points per game, 5.7 rebounds per game, 1.7 assists per game, 0.3 blocks per game, and 1.2 steals per … Continue reading Q&A with Markis McDuffie
Photo Credit: Asia Starz With their 113-106 win over the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, the Golden State Warriors (60-14) became the first team since Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls in the 1997-1998 season to win 60 or more games in three consecutive NBA seasons. The Warriors finished the 2014-2015 season with a 67-15 record before finishing the 2015-2016 season with a 73-9 record, … Continue reading Golden State Warriors Prove How Historically Good They Are…Again
Photo Credit: jumperbrasil.lance.com.br With their 119-108 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, the Washington Wizards (46-28) have locked up their first division title since the 1978-1979, clinching the Southeast Division in the Eastern Conference with eight games to go in the regular season. The division title is the franchise’s first as the Wizards, and it is their first … Continue reading Washington Wizards Win Division Title; First Since 1979
Photo Credit: Hockey’s Future On the same night that the longest streak of consecutive NHL postseason berths was broken (Detroit Red Wings, 25 seasons), which you can read about HERE, the Edmonton Oilers snapped the longest active NHL playoff drought at 10 seasons by clinching a berth in this season’s Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Oilers (42-25-9) clinched their first playoff berth since the 2005-2006 season … Continue reading Edmonton Oilers Clinch Playoff Berth; First Time Since 2006
Photo Credit: Detroit News For the first time since the 1989-1990 season, the Detroit Red Wings are not heading to the Stanley Cup Playoffs. With their 4-1 road loss to the Carolina Hurricanes (34-27-14) on Tuesday night, the Red Wings (31-33-12) were still able to clinch a playoff berth this season with six games left to play in the regular season. However, the Boston Bruins (40-30-6) then … Continue reading Detroit Red Wings Eliminated from Earning NHL Playoff Berth; First Time Since 1990
Photo Credit: USA Today Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook is averaging 34.7 minutes per game, an NBA-leading 31.4 points per game, 10.5 rebounds per game, 10.4 assists per game, 0.4 blocks per game, and 1.6 steals per game so far this season. He is shooting 42.3% from the field, 33.4% from 3-point range, and 84.0% from the free throw line. Westbrook is trying to … Continue reading Triple Double Average: Could Russell Westbrook Really Do It?
Photo Credit: Sporting News Houston Rockets’ shooting guard James Harden made history in a couple of good ways in the Rockets’ 113-106 loss to the Golden State Warriors at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. First off, Harden ended the game with 24 points, 11 rebounds, and 13 assists, which gave him his 20th triple double this season. This made the 2016-2017 season the first season … Continue reading James Harden Makes History
Photo Credit: Sportsnaut.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) EASTERN CONFERENCE Seeding Predictions Cleveland Cavaliers Boston Celtics Washington Wizards Toronto Raptors Milwaukee Bucks Atlanta Hawks Indiana Pacers Miami Heat Chicago Bulls Charlotte Hornets Detroit Pistons Philadelphia 76ers Orlando Magic New York Knicks Brooklyn Nets Playoffs Eastern Conference Quarterfinals #1 Cleveland Cavaliers vs. #8 Miami Heat Prediction: Cavaliers in 5 games #2 Boston Celtics vs. … Continue reading 2017 NBA Playoff Predictions