Northwest Division

2018-2019 Northwest Division Projections

X-Utah Jazz 51-31 (4) For anyone that ever wants to doubt that the Utah Jazz have what it takes needs to watch some film from last season's team. After losing small forward Gordon Hayward in free agency, the Jazz were expected to take a step back, but what ensued was a season where they became [...]

2017-2018 Northwest Division Projections

X-Oklahoma City Thunder 53-29 (3) The 2017-2018 NBA season proved to be a strange, but interesting one for the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Thunder had to deal with the notion that they no longer had the services of small forward Kevin Durant as after nine seasons with the franchise he decided to leave in free [...]

Salt Lake City’s Not So Little Secret

The Utah Jazz are nestled in Salt Lake City which is one of the NBA's smallest media markets. And with that the Jazz organization has always struggled in bringing in some of the NBA's talented free agents. But that hasn't prevented the Jazz from competing as from 1984-2003, they made the playoffs in each year. [...]

2016-2017 Northwest Division Projections

X-Portland Trailblazers 51-31 (4) After winning 51 games during the 2014-2015 NBA season, the 2015-2016 campaign was expected to be a down one for the Portland Trailblazers. The summer of 2015 saw the Trailblazers ravaged by departures which included power forward LaMarcus Aldridge joining the San Antonio Spurs and shooting guard Wes Matthews signing on [...]

Remember Us?

The 2014-2015 NBA season was a tough one for the Oklahoma City Thunder as they succumbed to injuries. And in spite of not having the services of point guard Russell Westbrook or small forward Kevin Durant for lengthy periods of the season, the Thunder were still able to win 45 games. Typically 45 wins should [...]

2015-2016 Northwest Division Projections

Y-Oklahoma City Thunder 58-24 (2) The past five years years have seen the Oklahoma City Thunder emerge as a contender for the NBA Championship. But injuries put the Thunder in a bind last season as they missed the NBA Playoffs last year for the first time since 2009 in spite of the fact that they [...]

2015 Big Ten Conference Football Projections

East Ohio State Buckeyes 13-0 (9-0) The Ohio State Buckeyes are not only the team to beat in the Big Ten Conference, but also in college football. The Buckeyes enter the 2015 college football season as and they are expected to be in contention to repeat as national champions, but first they have to survive [...]

2014-2015 Northwest Division Projections

X-Portland Trailblazers 53-29 (3) In his second year as the head coach of the Portland Trailblazers, Terry Stotts led a revival in "Rip City" as the Blazers made the second round of the NBA Playoffs for the first time since 2000. The Blazers have the ability to once again be a dangerous team in the [...]