Bulls-Knicks Trade Analysis

Photo Credit: redsarmy.com Phil Jackson, general manager of the New York Knicks, has done it again, trading for 2011 NBA MVP point guard Derrick Rose.  This move required the Knicks to get rid of center Robin Lopez, point guard Jose Calderon, and point guard Jerian Grant.  Additionally, the Knicks received shooting guard Justin Holiday and a 2017 2nd round pick.  This trade with the Chicago Bulls has strengthened New … Continue reading Bulls-Knicks Trade Analysis

Cavaliers-Warriors Game 7

Photo Credit: NBA Lead.com With LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers on the verge of coming all the way back from being down 3 games to 1, they have the Golden State Warriors second-guessing their entire approach to containing Cleveland’s offense.  Golden State, being the home team for Game 7, are still the favorite to win- but not by much. After a dominating victory by … Continue reading Cavaliers-Warriors Game 7

Cavaliers-Warriors Game 5

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report.com Down 3-1 in the NBA Finals, the Cleveland Cavaliers desperately need a win.  Even if they somehow win tonight, they would still have to the next two games.  It would take a miracle for the Cavaliers to somehow win their next three games against the Golden Sate Warriors.  Excluding the Cavaliers’ dominant win in Game 3, they have struggled this series.  … Continue reading Cavaliers-Warriors Game 5

The Case for Bumgarner in the HR Derby

Photo Credit: Deadspin.com With 11 home runs in the past 2 seasons plus this one (175 at-bats), San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner actually has a solid argument of being in this year’s MLB Home Run Derby.  To compare Bumgarner’s hitting with others’ hitting, in 173 at-bats this season 2015 National League Most Valuable Player Bryce Harper has hit 13 home runs, and fellow star … Continue reading The Case for Bumgarner in the HR Derby

Cavaliers-Warriors Game 2

Photo Credit: http://nbalead.com/2016/04/20/cavs-can-beat-warriors/ For LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, tonight is a game they must win. Losing would mean going down 2-0 in a series to a team that boasted the best regular season record of all time.  This is not something many teams could dig their way out of.  The only way possible, it seems, to beat Stephen Curry and his Golden State … Continue reading Cavaliers-Warriors Game 2

Oklahoma City vs. Golden State Game 7

Photo Credit: NBA.com Down 3-1 in the series, the Golden State Warriors have a chance to cap off their comeback bid in their own building tonight at 9 P.M. ET.  As expected, their last victory came thanks to hot shooting, with Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combining for 72 points. On the other side, the Oklahoma City Thunder have two arguably top-ten players in Russell Westbrook and … Continue reading Oklahoma City vs. Golden State Game 7