Tag Archives: Chris Paul

Podcast- NBA Trade Deadline Special with Pranav Rama

Tom Greene  | February 7th, 2020

The NBA Trade Deadline has come and gone!

I brought in a fellow member of The Scorecrow, Pranav Ramasubramanian, also known as Pranav Rama, (@PranavRama1), to break down the surprises and disappointments of the NBA Trade Deadline!

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Podcast- Kobe Bryant Tribute and NBA Midseason Report with Shukri Wrights and Courtney Griffin

Tom Greene | January 31st, 2020

The power of LinkedIn and networking! I brought in Shukri Wrights (@ShukriWrights) from WMFO in Boston, who I connected with over LinkedIn, to pay a tribute to Kobe Bryant and his tragic death. Continue reading

Episode 13: The Tribal Council Has Spoken

Gabe Botero | December 10th, 2019

Nick and Gabe are back talking about a predicted firing in the Northeast, whether or not the Nets are better without Kyrie, and James Harden’s conspiracy covered “missed dunk”. Gabe hops on his new soapbox and complains about how LeBron “Bronny” Jr. has more televised games than half of the NBA and Nick breaks down the changes that Adam Silver wants to bring to the NBA. Plus: Scooby-Doo and Chris Paul in the same sentence? Listen to the episode to find out! Continue reading

Laker Fans Should Be Nervous about Dwyane Wade, Here’s Why…

Troy Pierce| September 10th, 2019 

Over the weekend it was reported that the recently retired Dwyane Wade would still be involved with NBA basketball in the 2019-20 season. Continue reading

Report: HEAT seeking multiple picks in Chris Paul trade talks

Jacari McRae | July 16th, 2019

Last Thursday, Chris Paul was traded to Oklahoma City Thunder in a deal that sent Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets. With the Thunder likely rebuilding, Paul is reportedly seeking a move to a contender. A team that has been mentioned as a top trade destination is the Miami Heat, but a possible OKC-Miami deal will be complicated, according to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst. Continue reading

Who is the Next NBA Star to be Traded?

Mike Fanelli | June 19th, 2019

On Saturday the Los Angeles Lakers and the New Orleans Pelicans finally agreed on a trade that will send six-time All-Star Anthony Davis to the Lakers. In return, the Pelicans will receive Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round picks, including the fourth overall pick in Thursday night’s draft. For months the rumors and reports have been swirling that Davis would become a Laker and now it’s finally done.

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The HEAT should avoid trading for Chris Paul

Jacari McRae | June 10th, 2019

After losing to the Golden State Warriors for the second consecutive season, it’s clear the Houston Rockets are looking to shake things up. While Rockets general manager Daryl Morey says James Harden and Chris Paul are safe, that hasn’t stopped the trade rumors from circulating. Continue reading

Playoff Preview: Golden State Warriors vs. Houston Rockets

Josh Elias | April 28th, 2019

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Last year, the Golden State Warriors needed a Chris Paul injury in order to eke out a Western Conference Finals victory against Houston in seven games. This year, they showed weakness in a first-round series for the first time in recent memory – needing six games to advance past their first-round opponent for the first time in the Steve Kerr era. Meanwhile, James Harden is heavily involved in the MVP conversation for the fourth time in the last five years after putting up historic numbers and his team finished their first-round series against Utah in a convincing five games. Yet none of that seems to matter. Continue reading

Houston Rockets – Utah Jazz Playoff Preview

Troy Pierce| April 14th, 2019

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This is a classic battle of offense versus defense. The Utah Jazz play a tough brand of basketball and force the opponent to work hard for 48 minutes. The Houston Rockets have claimed the third seed in the Western Conference thanks to James Harden‘s historic season as he looks to become a back-to-back MVP. Continue reading

Five Big Picture Questions Ahead of the Playoffs

Kit Shepard | April 12th, 2019

We made it. After a dramatic regular season that has included saliva-induced fights, half of the league included in possible trade packages for Anthony Davis, and that press conference on Tuesday night, the real fun can begin. The playoffs are finally here, and the stakes are as high as ever.

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Lakers Lose Heartbreaker in Houston

Troy Pierce | January 22nd, 2019

The Lakers and Rockets squared off, each squad missing key pieces. The Lakers are still without LeBron James and Rajon Rondo while the Rockets are still without Clint Capela and Chris Paul. The Lakers would eventually lose Lonzo Ball. Lonzo would roll his ankle in the third quarter; he did not return to the game.

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Player Spotlight: Montrezl Harrell

Coach Treal | December 26th, 2018

This week the spotlight is shining on Clippers fourth-year forward Montrezl Harrell. It has been a breakout season for Montrezl after signing a two-year deal worth $12 million this past offseason. The 25-year-old Harrell is averaging 15 ppg and 6 rpg in his second season with the Clippers after being apart of the CP3 (Chris Paul) trade last off-season.

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Houston Rockets: Bust or Rust?

Grant O’Connor | October 29th, 2018

So, with the opening fortnight of the NBA coming to a close, we have already learned a few things for the rest of the upcoming season: the Golden State Warriors are still the dominant team in the league, the Utah Jazz can compete with the big boys in the West, Kawhi Leonard will take control of the East, and the Houston Rockets have started with a little uncertainty.

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RECAP: Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Lakers

Pranav Ramasubramanian | October 21st, 2018

The Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets both suffered losses in their first games and were both looking for their first win. This was the first home game for LeBron James‘ Lakers, and the buzz was high in media across the NBA. The visiting Rockets are the top-tier of the West, while their hosts last night are stuck in the middle of the pack. However, judging by the way the game was played, it looked as if the pair were equal.

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Houston Rockets: 2018 Season Preview

Liam Romero | October 13th, 2018

The Houston Rockets have certainly presented themselves as one of the best teams in the NBA. With a heartbreaking defeat in last season’s Western Conference Finals, will the Rockets return to their glory and perhaps make the Finals?

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Analyzing the Rockets’ Underwhelming Offseason

Caleb Mynatt | July 18th, 2018

After an impressive year that saw the Houston Rockets break their franchise record in wins, clinch the top spot in the Western Conference, and come within a game of defeating the Warriors in the Western Conference Finals, the Rockets organization has had a lot to celebrate about in the last year.

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