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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...

These two teams might just shake up the Playoffs Picture

As the 2016-17 NBA Regular Season comes to a close, a lot of teams have been making a late run for the playoffs. Today, we look at two teams that started their season like any other sub-par team but...

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...

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...

Race for the Regular Season MVP

With the 2016-17 entering its final stretch before the playoffs, the race for the MVP award heats up. Many players were considered, but it has narrowed down to 4 players. James Harden and Russell Westbrook have been touted as the...
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Why the New Orleans Pelicans aren’t Winning

In the biggest trade of this season, DeMarcus Cousins was traded to the New Orleans Pelicans for pennies on the dollar and the Pelicans making the playoffs was the talk of the town. Three weeks later, that talk is...
2017 NBA Playoffs Preview: Round 1 – essentiallysports.com

Race to the 2017 NBA Playoffs

Gone are the days when the Eastern Conference was considered soft and the Western Conference more competitive. If the current standings have to be judged, the East has overtaken the West as the more competitive conference. This changes a...

The Legend of Dirk Nowitzki

Kareem Abdul-Jabaar, Karl Malone, Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan, Wilt Chamberlain and Dirk Nowitzki. This is how the elite 30k club looks like after the induction of its newest member – Dirk Nowitzki! 1X NBA Champion, 1X NBA Finals MVP, 1X...