“Is Joakim Noah A Goner?”

Following a disappointing 2015-16 campaign that saw Chicago miss the playoffs for the first time in 8 years, the Bulls are in for a wild ride of an offseason. Honestly, it’s tough to determine who is exactly safe from being dealt – pretty much everyone on the roster has an uncertain status moving forward. Joakim Noah, the team’s heart and soul for nine years, could … Continue reading “Is Joakim Noah A Goner?”

“Turning the Tides”: Raptors-Cavs Game 4 Recap

The Scoop: cleaning up last night’s action in the Association… Eastern Conference Finals (Game 2) CAVS 99, Raptors 105 Stats Leaders:  PTS: Kyle Lowry – 35 | REBS: Bismack Biyombo – 14 | ASTS: LeBron James – 6 Top DOG of the Night: Kyle Lowry (35 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists) Quick Recap:  What in the world just happened!? …is what every Cavs fan must be wondering after Toronto tied up the … Continue reading “Turning the Tides”: Raptors-Cavs Game 4 Recap

“The Scoop: May 2nd Edition”

Cleaning up yesterday’s playoff action in the Association… GAME 7 Hornets 73, HEAT 106 Stats Leaders:  PTS: Goran Dragic – 25 | REBS: Hassan Whiteside – 12 | ASTS: Kemba Walker – 6 Top DOG of the Night: Goran Dragic (25 points, 6 rebounds) Quick Recap: Miami’s D was suffocating from the jump, suffocating Charlotte into a rough scoring night (73 points) and limiting Kemba Walker to just 3-16 shooting. Goran Dragic coming … Continue reading “The Scoop: May 2nd Edition”

“The Scoop: April 19th Edition”

Cleaning up a few Game 2s in the Association… Pacers 87, RAPTORS 98 Stats Leaders:  PTS: Paul George – 28 | REBS: Jonas Valanciunas – 15 | ASTS: Kyle Lowry – 9 Top DOG of the Night: Jonas Valanciunas (23 points, 15 rebounds) Quick Recap: JV was doing his stuff tonight – he set the tone inside the lane (TOR outscored Indy 46-30 in the paint) as the Raptors evened things … Continue reading “The Scoop: April 19th Edition”

“Lin’s 4th-Quarter Exploits”

It’s been awhile since we last checked in on Jeremy Lin and the Charlotte Hornets, who currently sit just half a game behind Miami for third place in the East. It’s been a masterful coaching job by Steve Clifford – he’s molded a ragtag group, led by the always explosive Kemba Walker, into one of the toughest squads in the league. But it’s Kemba’s fellow backcourt mate … Continue reading “Lin’s 4th-Quarter Exploits”

“Three-Guard Set”

The Boston Celtics are rolling with a three-guard lineup in the wake of Jae Crowder‘s ankle injury. Crowder, who’s averaging career-highs across the board, will be sidelined for a couple of weeks while nursing the injury, forcing Brad Stevens to give this new lineup an extended look. Marcus Smart is expected to start at small forward, as the powerful guard is strong enough to hold his … Continue reading “Three-Guard Set”

“Jimmy B. is Back”

Jimmy Butler (knee) is set to make his return tonight in Toronto, following a three-game absence. Chicago went 2-1 during that span and fell into the East’s 9th spot, a full GB Detroit. While Jimmy’s return is encouraging, it’s sort of an injury carousel for the Bulls these days. Pau Gasol will miss (at least) the next couple of games with a knee injury and … Continue reading “Jimmy B. is Back”

“Chicago Bulls: Team to Watch (Feb. 1st)”

Every Monday, we’ll unveil a new team to pay close attention to for the upcoming week. The Chicago Bulls are featured in our first installment and it’s perfect timing! Dealing with various injuries and in the midst of seven-game road trip, this week has a chance to make (or break) Chicago’s season. Here’s a quick lo0k at their upcoming matchups as well as a bold reason why … Continue reading “Chicago Bulls: Team to Watch (Feb. 1st)”

“A DOG Christmas Preview!”

For any basketball fan, Christmas is synonymous with exciting NBA action. And with stars like Stephen Curry, LeBron James and Kevin Durant scheduled to lace em up tomorrow, there are plenty of fireworks throughout the day. Ok fine, not all of the games will be must-watch affairs (Heat-Pelicans, really?). But that’s cool, we’ve got you covered with a full “preview” anyway. From LeBron and the Cavs … Continue reading “A DOG Christmas Preview!”