here was no doubt in many people’s minds coming into this NBA regular season that the two-time defending NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers would be a serious force to be reckoned with once again…
Last year Paul Pierce entered the 3-point shootout and many people were shaking their heads as he isn’t really considered to be amongst the elite players in the league from beyond the arc.
Over the past couple of decades, the Los Angeles Clippers have basically been nothing more than a joke in the NBA as they have made wrong decisions with their trades, draft picks and free agent signings.
In the first game of this second round series, the Boston Celtics absolutely dominated the Cleveland Cavaliers through the first three quarters, but in the fourth the Cavs turned it on and pulled away from the Celtics to win convincingly.
Over the past three years or so, the debate has raged on about who is the best player in the NBA. With so many talented players in the league today the debate has been very heated as players like Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James have all played at a very high level.
The NBA is a league full of superstars like defending NBA champion Kobe Bryant, the Miami Heat’s Dwayne Wade, Carmelo Anthony of the Denver Nuggets and most notably Lebron James from the Cleveland Cavaliers, but there are plenty of players that come off the bench don’t get the recognition they deserve.
Whenever a big name player is injured during the NBA playoffs it can have serious affect because if it is the favored team that has the injured star player it could very well change the outcome of the playoff series.
No team this summer will get more attention for having the most money to wheel and deal with in the free agent market then the New York Knicks. All season long all the attention that the Knicks have been getting hasn’t been about how horrible this season has been.
Every single season in our heated debates on which player is the NBA MVP was the league’s best all around player. Usually the same names seem to pop up like Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers, Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat and the Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James.
Last season at the end of the regular season there wasn’t anyone in the league that could really compete with the Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James for the league’s Most Valuable Player.