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NBA 2017-18: NBA Week 8 review

As we enter Week 9 of the 2017-18 NBA season, We at Essentially Sports take a look back at NBA Week 8 and analyse the key happenings from this week's games. News and major occurrences in NBA Week 8 DeMarcus Cousins...

Blake Griffin’s Shocking Trade Analysis

Blake Griffin's trade will cause a re-think of the NBA collective bargaining agreement. That agreement ensured that players who had met certain criteria, could sign larger contracts with the teams that drafted them. This would make elite level players...
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...

Greatest Team Rivalries in Sports

Rivalry among teams are nearly as common as individual rivalries. Like the other, they can have a host of factors influencing the intensity of the rivalry, not only relating to the sport or sportsmanship, but other political and financial...
Indiana Pacers: Season Preview

Indiana Pacers: Season Preview

2016-17 Indiana Pacers' record: 42-20(7th in eastern conference) Staying: Al Jefferson, Glenn Robinson III, Lance Stephenson, Myles Turner, Joseph Young and Thaddeus Young. Additions: Ike Anigbogu (UCLA), Bojan Bogdanovic (Washington), Darren Collison (Sacramento), Cory Joseph (Toronto), TJ Leaf (UCLA), Victor Oladipo (Oklahoma City),...
Where are the Washington Wizards headed

Where are the Washington Wizards headed

2016-17 Washington Wizards record: 49-33 (4th in eastern conference) Notable changes in the roster: Bojan Bogdanovic and Brandon Jennings left. Washington Wizards was one of the most fun teams to watch last season. Under Head Coach Scott Brook's tutelage, they propelled...

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 2017-18 Weekly Roundup: Week 6

NBA Week 6 Roundup of the 2017-18 Season

We are now well into the 2017-18 NBA regular season. A lot of interesting things have been happening as of late. Former teammates jawing each other up, head coaches getting fired. Going into NBA Week 6, We got it...