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Is LeBron James ready to dethrone Michael Jordan?

When Michael Jordan and LeBron James both made their debuts, you could just sense, that there is something about these two players. You just knew, right from their very first game, they will go down as the greatest players...

NBA Conference Finals

Just a final round before 2 teams will battle it out for the NBA title.  On the face of it, the Warriors and Cavaliers are on a collision course to meet again in the NBA finals. Yet, they both have...

2016 NBA Playoff Conference Semi-Finals

The first round of the 2016 Playoffs have ended. Injuries have plagued some, others have just dominated their matches and the East has seen some competitive series. Indiana-Toronto and Miami-Charlotte were very competitive, going down to the last game,...
NBA Championship Odds 2017

NBA Season Preview 2016-17

As we stand on the cusp of the beginning of the 71st season of the NBA, this seems like as good a time as any to assess just how do the teams measure up. We lost 3 legends in...

State of the team: Cleveland Cavaliers – essentiallysports.com

As the 2016-17 NBA Regular Season approaches its final stage, every team is gunning for the best. One team that has been struggling uncharacteristically is Cleveland Cavaliers. The battle for the first seed in the east has become a...
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Top 5: Favourites for the 2016 NBA Championship

With the NBA playoffs on the horizon, all but the lower seeded teams are yet to be decided. For some teams, it's about making a run as deep as possible. Others will be looking at the 2016 Championship.So who...

Preview: Golden State Warriors vs. San Antonio Spurs

In a few hours, western conference top seeds Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs will be locking horns for the second time this season. Spurs will be hosting the Warriors at the AT&T Centre. This matchup isn’t going...

Anthony Davis goes big on birthday, leads Pelicans to win over Hornets

New Orleans Pelicans beat Charlotte Hornets 125-122 in an OT thriller on Saturday behind Anthony Davis’ monster stat-line of 46 points and 21 rebounds. Davis shot spectacularly well on his 24th birthday as he went 18/31 from the field...