Basketball

How does the 2020 NBA Draft work and who needs what?

| 17.11.2020

We look ahead at the differences to this year’s NBA Draft Just 38 days after Los Angeles Lakers defeated Miami Heat in the 2020 NBA Finals, the anticipation builds towards the new season, starting with the 2020 NBA Draft. The trade rumour mill has started to gain momentum, with some... View Article

Can Miami Heat win this year’s NBA Championship?

| 10.09.2020

We look at how they’ve fared so far this season For the first time since their 2014 NBA Finals win over San Antonio Spurs, Miami Heat have made it to the Eastern Conference Finals in this season’s NBA. After the regular season was cut short, Erik Spoelstra’s Heat topped the... View Article

Who are the frontrunners in this year’s NBA playoffs?

| 17.08.2020

We look at the four teams who are favourites for glory in 2020 In what could be the most unpredictable NBA post-season in history, the 2020 NBA playoffs get underway on Monday, five months later than originally scheduled. After eight rounds of seeding games, the Washington Wizards, New Orleans Pelicans,... View Article

What do we know about the return of the NBA?

| 08.06.2020

Key info ahead of the return of the 2020 NBA season The NBA hasn’t seen any action on court since Philadelphia 76ers hosted Detroit Pistons at Wells Fargo Centre on the 11th March, but all of that could be about to change. After a series of meetings between the NBA... View Article

QUIZ: Can you name every NBA Finals MVP since 1990?

| 04.06.2020

How many MVPs can you remember from NBA Finals gone by? The NBA Finals were scheduled to start this week, where the best team from the Eastern Conference takes on the best from the Western Conference for the Larry O’Brien Trophy. Instead, talks are ongoing on the league’s return to... View Article

QUIZ: NBA MVP Awards since 1997/98

| 18.05.2020

How many can you name? With this year’s NBA Most Valuable Player award yet to be decided, we’re looking over some of the most recent recipients of the regular season MVP award. The MVP award has been presented every season since 1955/56, when Bob Pettit, power forward for St. Louis... View Article

Michael Jordan v LeBron James: Who is the NBA’s greatest player?

| 04.05.2020

A look at the careers of two of the greatest to ever grace the court To many millennials, LeBron James is the greatest to ever grace a basketball court, but with the release of Netflix’s ten-part documentary ‘The Last Dance,’ could Michael Jordan’s on court career get the recognition it... View Article

This week in the NBA: Celtics struggle to contain Bucks firepower

| 07.05.2019

Odds and review of the NBA action We’re in the midst of the conference semi-final battles, and here of the four ties remain evenly poised heading into the final three games. There looks to be no slowing down the Milwaukee Bucks express train as they’ve taken a commanding 3-1 lead... View Article

This week in the NBA: Warriors game one win embroiled in controversy

| 30.04.2019

Odds and review of the NBA action In the week that we waved goodbye to eight challengers to the Golden State Warriors throne, including the great Gregg Popovich’s San Antonio Spurs, the conference semi-finals have tipped-off. Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets and Warriors have all started with a win, but the... View Article

This week in the NBA: Celtics and Bucks sweep first-round matchups

| 23.04.2019

Odds and review of the NBA action The first round of the NBA playoffs is nearing its climax, with two teams securing a place in the Conference semi-finals, dispatching their first-round matchups with ease. Gregg Popovich’s San Antonio Spurs are proving a tough nut to crack for the Western Conference... View Article