Archive | February, 2015

NBA: Toronto Raptors at Houston Rockets Preview & Picks

Kyle LowryThe All-Star break is over and the trade deadline has come and gone, meaning the second half of the NBA season is officially underway. With just under 30 games left for most teams, every one counts, including today’s contest between the (37-17) Toronto Raptors and the (36-18) Houston Rockets (8pm EST, Saturday).

For both playoff-bound teams, this game could be pivotal. The Raptors, the more …

NBA All-Star Game: West vs East Preview & Picks

James HardenIt’s East vs West in the one game of the NBA season that is as much for the fans as it is for the players. That’s right, it’s the NBA All-Star Game today and in a lot of ways, this year’s could be one of the most exciting yet (Sunday 8:30pm ET live on TNT).

If you look at last year’s all-star game roster, you’ll notice it is littered with players whose pedigree needs no more …

NBA: Atlanta Hawks at Memphis Grizzlies Preview & Picks

Kyle KorverAfter defeating the West’s best, the Golden State Warriors, to regain their spot at the top of the NBA standings, the Atlanta Hawks face the second best team in the Western Conference when they travel to the Memphis Grizzlies (6pm Sunday EST).

Over the past few years in the NBA, the Western Conference has been significantly better than its Eastern counterpart. Eleven of the more …