After years of fighting, scrapping, and clawing, the Dallas Mavericks were finally able to breakthrough in 2011 to win their first NBA Championship. But the Mavericks title celebration was short lived due to the fact that their championship team would not remain in tact as the result of the NBA Lockout. Four out of the [...]
The New York Knicks can hang their hats on the fact that they were one of the NBA's original franchises along with having the bright lights of Broadway in the backdrop of their home that is Madison Square Garden. But even though that the Knicks were one of the NBA's original franchises, they would spend [...]
The Dallas Mavericks have rescued Kristaps Porzingis from the basketball purgatory that is the New York Knicks.
X-Boston Celtics 51-31 (3) For teams in the NBA who are really serious about rebuilding, they need to sit back and see what the Boston Celtics are doing. After the Celtics won the NBA Championship in 2008, they were able to remain as a title contender until 2013 when their age began to show. And [...]
When New York Knicks owner James Dolan named Phil Jackson as the team president in 2014, there was a renewal of excitement for a fan base that had lacked in the category for a very long time. As a player Jackson was a part of the only two NBA Championships in Knicks franchise history, while [...]
Both Carmelo Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis need to leave New York City on the first thing smoking.
When New York Knicks president Phil Jackson used the fourth overall pick of the 2015 NBA Draft on power forward/center Kristaps Porzingis, he received a ton of flack and criticism. At the time Porzingis was an unknown to the average American basketball fan coming out of his native Latvia. And at 7'3", 240 lbs., most [...]
X-Toronto Raptors 54-28 (3) The past three years have seen the Toronto Raptors become the class of the Atlantic Division. The Raptors have focused on basketball fundamentals which has led to more wins and a growing fan base in Canada. The Raptors will begin the upcoming NBA season as the three-time defending Atlantic Division Championships, [...]
This past summer at the 2015 NBA Draft, I like many people questioned the decision by the New York Knicks to draft power forward Kristaps Porzingis. The Knicks came into the NBA Draft owning the fourth overall pick, and after winning just 17 games in the previous NBA season, New York was in need of [...]
Last year when Phil Jackson became the new team president of the New York Knicks, he was looked at as a savior. Jackson played 12 seasons in the NBA and he helped the Knicks win their only two NBA Titles in franchise history. Jackson would then go on to win 11 NBA Championships as a [...]