Game 1: Memphis @ Miami Score: Miami 120 – 101 Memphis The Miami Heat kicked their season & home opener off with a visit from the grit & grind Memphis Grizzlies. As the day went on and Heat fans anticipated the beginning of the Jimmy Butler era in South Florida, the news was later dropped that Jimmy Buckets would miss the game due to personal reasons. … Continue reading Heat Cast Week 1 Preview
A majority of the basketball world is writing off Golden State as contenders for the Championship. The Golden State Warriors are entering a brand new arena but they still have a future Hall Of Fame Coach in Steve Kerr and a 3 headed all-star trio of D’Angelo Russell, Stephen Curry and Draymond Green. There is also a possible 4th all-star coming back after the all-star … Continue reading Do Not Count The Warriors Out as Contenders
On June 9th, 2011 Real Madrid announced what would end up being one of the greatest signings in history. They acquired a 24-year-old Portuguese player named Cristiano Ronaldo for £80m from Manchester United. In his 2 years playing with Manchester United at the Premier League level, Ronaldo was just eating up his competition alive. The Red Devils won the League Title both years he … Continue reading Cristiano Ronaldo and His Legacy In Madrid
Earlier this month Activision and Infinity Ward had their multiplayer world premiere of the upcoming Call of Duty Modern Warfare and it did not disappoint. 35 of the biggest Streamers and E-sports athletes were invited to this private event. All of them were allowed to live stream the game on their Twitch channels. Among those invited were Shroud, former Counter Strike Global Offensive Champion. and … Continue reading Call of Duty Modern Warfare Set to Make Some Waves in E-Sports Later This Year
It seems okay to proclaim that the dust from this year’s NBA Free Agency signings and trades has settled. Now with that being said, arguably the greatest rivalry developing in the league right now is between the two teams in Los Angeles. Lakeshow versus the Clipshow. LeBron James and Anthony Davis versus Kawhi and Paul George. Both teams with relatively new looks, passionate management groups, … Continue reading The Rivalry brewing in the City of Angels: Clippers vs. Lakers
It is very easy in this generation to take things out of context and especially nowadays in the media and changing their opinion every other day. Carmelo Anthony has been blackballed out of the NBA and I can’t seem to understand why. What I can understand and will try to explain the best way possible to the readers is WHY he deserves to be on … Continue reading Carmelo Anthony Should be In the NBA
Photo Credits: Google Images Over the next several weeks, I will be previewing each division in the NFL, and am starting it off with the AFC North. The AFC North has been dominated by the Steelers, Ravens, and even the Bengals for the last decade. However, this year it looks like the Browns may finally have a chance to take their turn at dominating. The … Continue reading 2019 AFC North Preview and Predictions
After their recent acquisitions of Tyler Myers, J.T Miller, Michael Ferland, the Canucks are coming into the season with high expectations and no room for error. GM Jim Benning is also in danger of losing his job if the Canucks don’t make it to the playoffs this season. So let’s take a look at the depth chart, prospects, and my expectations for them. Depth … Continue reading 2019-2020 Vancouver Canucks Expectations
July 27, 2019: Emil “Nyhrox” Bergquist Pedersen (L) and David “Aqua” Wang (R) posing with the Fortnite World Cup trophies as your 2019 winners. (Photo by Sarah Stier/ Getty Images). Miguel Orellana, Aletis Sports Writer As one of the top games to play, Fortnite continues to grow with the inaugural 2019 Fortnite World Cup. The festivities were held in New York at the famous Arthur … Continue reading Fortnite World Cup: The $3 Million Underdog Champions.
The Pelicans can finally put the Anthony Davis saga behind them as the new GM David Griffin and his biggest task at hand was to handle the situation. Griffin did meet with AD at one point at which point Davis still informed the Pelicans front office he wanted to move on to decide the opportunity to play alongside Zion Williamson, Jaxson Hayes, and Nickeil Alexander-Walker. … Continue reading The Pelicans Young Core Got Next
In this 5 part series, I will be listing the 5 best players of all time for each position; starting with the point guard! The point guard, also known as the ‘one’ or the ‘point’, is one of the five positions listed in a regulation basketball game. The point guard is commonly seen as the leader as they are expected to run the team’s offense … Continue reading Top 5 Point Guards of All Time
There were many nerves and butterflies for Miami Heat fans across the globe on draft night with the 13th overall pick. Every Heat fan was under the impression we were on our way to draft Kevin Porter Jr and begin to settle in the short rebuild. Pat Riley had different plans and chose Tyler Herro from Kentucky and I will be the first person to … Continue reading The New Herro of South Beach
On June 30, Kevin Durant shocked New York Knicks fans when he announced that he would sign with across-the-bridge rivals in the Brooklyn Nets in free agency, teaming up with friends and former teammates (Team USA) Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan. Technically, Kevin Durant took part in a sign-and-trade deal with the Nets that ultimately brought one time all-star D’Angelo Russell to the Bay Area. … Continue reading Kevin Durant unhappy with sign-and-trade to Brooklyn Nets
Dragon Ball FighterZ is a fighting game released by Bandai Namco. It is based on the global franchise, Dragon Ball Z. it has its own original story but rose to prominence for its amazing art style and slick gameplay. They started an eSports tournament last year that attracted some of the biggest fighting game players on the planet. Season 2 started at the end of … Continue reading Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour: The Next Chapter
Photo Credits: Ron Schwane – The Associated Press The 2019 All-Star Week in Cleveland was one of the best the game has ever seen. The American League won their seventh straight mid-summer classic by a final score of 4-3. The week was nearly perfect in every sense. First things first, It was a successful event for both Major League Baseball, and for the city of … Continue reading Cleveland Rocks! An All-Star week for the ages, filled with memorable moments
Surprise! The 2019 baseball season has already reached its halfway point, and it’s time for every team’s midseason review. Starting with all teams in the AL East New York Yankees: 54-28 Despite being infected with injuries to nearly all their stars at various points in the year, the Yankees stand tall, leading the Majors with 476 runs scored. If they can improve their defense – … Continue reading A Short Assessment of the First Half of the 2019 MLB Season: American League Edition
In the modern era of basketball there are several components to a team that a championship contender must have in order to compete; a guard that can lead the team’s offense, high-quality outside shooters and big-men who can clean the glass whilst effectively scoring and protecting the paint. This is the modern NBA championship quality template and this is what many teams are working towards. … Continue reading Breaking Down Future Championship Contending Teams
Tobias Harris had given us a fantastic show last season leading the LA Clippers to a 30-25 record and comfortably in a playoff spot in the Western Conference where spots 1-14 were all fighting for a playoff spot at the time. Yet his consistent good play has allowed us to watch him lead a team I personally had out of the playoff hunt and did … Continue reading Tobias Harris is A 5 Star Free Agent
This list is no particular order this is simply my own formulated opinion based on the talent I have personally evaluated. 1.Bol Bol- Denver Position: Center Height: 7’2 College: Oregon Stats 18-19 (9 Games) :21 ppg- 9.6 rpg- 2.7 bpg / 56% fg/- 52% 3p Bol Bol was always a great prospect but his very skinny body shape never attracted NBA scouts as much and … Continue reading Sleepers In the 2nd Round of 2019 NBA Draft
Jimmy Butler was traded from the Timberwolves to the 76ers in hope to find himself a new home and in a way he did. A tough team and city but the team that was at times 6 deep only as no one could produce quality minutes or efforts off the bench. Philadelphia 18/19 Stats: 18.7 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 4.0 apg/ 46% fg 34% 3p What … Continue reading Where Should Jimmy Get Buckets?
Ja Morant is quite possibly the undisputed 2nd pick in this upcoming 2019 NBA draft and he will most likely be headed to Memphis to join the rebuilding Grizzlies. Ja Morant, Murray State 6’3, 175 lb Sophomore Stats: 24.5 PPG, 5.7 RPG, 10.0 APG/ 49% FG, 36% 3P I see multiple comparisons to Russell Westbrook and while there are multiple similarities I believe Morant is … Continue reading Draft Profile: Ja Morant
Zion Williamson Forward 6’7, 285 lb Duke #1 My one and only knock on Zion is my growing concern of his weight gain translating to the Pro’s, past that he is one of the most dominant physical players I have ever seen. Stats: 22.6 ppg, 8.9 rpg, 2,1 apg, 2.1 spg, 1.8 bpg, 68% fg, 33% 3p, ortg: 133, drtg: 84 Zion Williamson is a … Continue reading Draft Profile: Zion Williamson
Deandre Hunter, Virginia 6’7, 225 lb, 7’2 Wingspan Sophomore Stats: 15.2 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 2.0 apg/ 52%%fg 43% 3p Hunter was a huge upgrade this season for this Virginia program as many questioned if Hunter had any self-confidence at all as he was described as playing nervous and scared during his Freshman Year. His sophomore season he gave us look at his potential and his … Continue reading Draft Profile: Deandre Hunter
Nickeil Alexander-Walker Combo Guard 6’5, 205 lb Virginia Tech #4 The second best Canadian born player out of the draft, Walker has a lot to offer to the team that drafts him as he is one of the most versatile players in this draft class. Fr. 10.7 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 1.5 apg, 44% fg, 39% 3p, ortg: 106, drtg: 102 So. 16.2 ppg, 4.1 rpg, … Continue reading Draft Profile: Nickeil Alexander-Walker
The debate of who the NBA’S GOAT is has been active since the beginning of times in the league. Day in and day out people begin to argue who the GOAT is, and a majority of the people point to Michael Jeffrey Jordan who played most of his career with the Chicago Bulls. He helped the Bulls get to six NBA finals and got them … Continue reading The Unsung Hero Of Chicago
The hype is all around Duke and Zion Williamson, It makes no sense because he is not even the best player on his team. R.J Barrett 6’7 Small Forward for the Duke Blue Devils The most NBA ready player in the projected 2019 NBA draft 23.3 ppg – 7.4 rpg – 4.1 apg – 46% fg – 32% 3p A Canadian native who was ranked … Continue reading Draft Profile: RJ Barrett
Photo credits: https://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/ct-lebron-james-buzzer-beather-cavs-raptors-20180505-story.html The 2019 NBA Finals have just wrapped up with the Toronto Raptors defeating the Golden State Warriors in 6 games winning Game 6 by a score of 114-110. Kawhi Leonard joined LeBron James and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the only players to win Finals MVP for two different franchises. “The Klaw” is also the first player to win Finals MVP in both conferences. … Continue reading Why LeBron James Would have won the 2019 NBA Finals if He Stayed in Cleveland
United States PST Prediction 6:30 pm Mexico v Cuba Mex 2-2 Cub 1 point 6:00 pm Cuba v Martinique Cub 2-0 Mar 3 Points 6:00 pm Canada v Cuba Can 1-2 Cub 3 points Los Leones were in the qualifying rounds and with pure heart the Cuban side made it into the group stages as they dominated their 3 matches against Turks and Caicos Islands, … Continue reading Cuba: Gold Cup Preview (Group stage)
After 11 games into the season, the New York Knicks have stumbled upon a 2-9) record, stuck at the bottom of the NBA. No one is surprised either; except apparently for Steve Mills. In an interview with ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, team president Steve Mills commented; We aren’t happy where we are. This is not where we expected to be. … James Dolan still believes in … Continue reading New York Knicks; who’s to blame?
Going into this season, many people had the Toronto Raptors as an afterthought. Many people thought they weren’t going to win that many games as they no longer had Demar Derozan or Kawhi Leonard. They had lost their stars and they were a lower-seeded playoff team at best. But, so far the Raptors have been on a tear. They currently are sitting at second place … Continue reading Pascal Siakam and Fred VanVleet, the duo that is next up?
Just in case you’ve been living underneath a rock lately, former Houston Astros pitcher Mike Fiers came out on Tuesday, November 12th and stated that the team used a camera to steal signs in the 2017 postseason. This was and still is very shocking news even two days later, as the Astros went on to win the World Series that year when they beat the … Continue reading An In-Depth Analysis of How the Astros Cheated.
We all know the drill. People love to rank things, so let’s rank the top 10 likely winners of the Kia MVP Award for this season so far. #1: Giannis Antetokounmpo It should come as no surprise that Giannis is the most likely to win and become a back-to-back MVP winner. So far this season, he is averaging 29.7 points, 14.3 rebounds, and is on … Continue reading Top 10 Candidates for the Kia MVP Award After Week 2
In 2017, the Houston Astros were the best team in baseball. They finished the season with 101 wins and went all the way to win the World Series against the Dodgers. Jose Altuve would later take home the American League MVP for the season as he received 27 first place votes. All of that may be reversed, though, as earlier today, news was released that … Continue reading The Houston Astros Stole Signs During the 2017 Postseason. Here’s What That Means For the MLB
Pau Gasol is a former Rookie of the Year, six-time NBA All-Star, four-time All-NBA selection and two time champion spanning over 18 years in the NBA. His impact on the game for big men, along with his younger twin brother Marc Gasol, has been incredible – with the usage of the forward and center spots being more versatile as the game went on. Ever since … Continue reading ‘NBA has lost the beauty of the game’ says HOF Big Pau Gasol
On Tuesday, November 5th, it was announced that John Collins would be suspended for 25 games this season as he tested positive for growth hormones. This is obviously a huge blow to the Hawks team, as Collins became a center-piece in their rebuilding process with his explosive scoring and defensive capabilities. Saying the NBA community and fans were shocked to learn about this is an … Continue reading John Collins suspended for 25 games, what does this mean for the Hawks?