• The World Mourns Kobe Bryant

    US basketball legend and father of two died in a helicopter crash in California on January 26th. Bryant and his second daughter Gianna, aged just 14, along with 7 other passengers, departed from John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California on a helicopter destined for Bryant’s Mamba Academy for a...
  • NBA 2018/19 – Can anyone beat the Warriors?

    The new NBA season is fast approaching, but for most followers of the league, the season is already a foregone conclusion. The dominance of the Golden State Warriors, having claimed their third title in four seasons in June, looks set to continue in the 2018-19 campaign. However, the threatening...
  • Who should go to the NBA All-Star Game?

    The new year is well underway and for NBA fans that means their attention turns to one thing. February’s NBA All-Star Game in Los Angeles. Although the games of the past few years have lacked the intensity of previous outings, especially in defence, the debate over who deserves to...
  • Who can defeat the Warriors and Caveliers?

    The new NBA season is upon us, and the it begins with similar questions from past seasons still awaiting answers. First and foremost, this concerns whether anyone can challenge the league’s seemingly immovable objects; in the Western Conference, the 2017 champions, the Golden State Warriors and in the Eastern...
  • Pacers the Pacemakers and the Great Wall of Dunk: The NBA Season So Far

    After Monday night’s emphatic Varsity victories for both UoN basketball teams, get up to speed with stories from around the NBA so far this year. STANDINGS The Indiana Pacers (43-13) and the Miami Heat (40-14) are dominating the Eastern Conference, with the Toronto Raptors (32-25), the Washington Wizards (29-28)...
  • Big Is On: A Look Forward to the New NBA Season

    The 2013-14 NBA season tips off with the Orlando Magic at the Indiana Pacers tonight. What have been the biggest offseason story lines? Heat ThreePeat? Coming off back-to-back titles, the Miami Heat have their sights on becoming the first team to win three consecutive Championships since the 2000-2002 Los Angeles Lakers....
  • NBA: Title Contenders

    For those who witnessed the USA’s systematic destruction of the world at the recent Olympics and are now looking for a continuous flow of high quality basketball, look no further; the NBA is back. All of those medal-winning Olympians will be pitted against each other so, instead of one...