As Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra stated in pregame, this was a “dress rehearsal” for the team. The Heat starters played more minutes, and the team played with a ten-man rotation for most of the game. And it was largely successful, with the team defeating the Orlando Magic 107-98 on Thursday.
It was a tight race for the Atlantic Division championship last season, and the 2019-20 edition is shaping up to be equally as competitive. Well, except for the New York Knicks… My apologies to the Knicks faithful. Continue reading →
The regular season is almost here! I personally can’t wait and here at The Scorecrow, we’re going to break down each team based on division. You won’t want to miss these articles. So be on the lookout for your favorite team and what we think about them. This article is going to look at the Northwest Division including the Minnesota Timberwolves, Denver Nuggets, Portland Trail Blazers, Oklahoma City Thunder, and the Utah Jazz. This division was interesting last year but during the offseason, some recent moves made it even more interesting. Let’s jump right in! Continue reading →
Nick and Gabe talk about the youth movement in basketball with the young stars on the Chicago Bulls, Sacramento Kings, Dallas Mavericks, and Atlanta Hawks. There’s a Media Day roundup that has us ready for the season even more so than we were before. Has Adam Silver gone too far with the new tampering rules and is LaMelo Ball a number one draft pick? Twitter exploded when BleacherReport ranked Curry over Kobe in their All-Time list; one of us thinks this is fair but the other thinks it’s ridiculous. Continue reading →
The NBA season is less than a month away and after all the offseason craziness everyone is itching to see how some of the new-look teams will fare. The Los Angeles Clippers held Media Day for the press yesterday to showcase some of their new players in Clipper threads especially big free agent signings Kawhi Leonard and Paul George. The players talked to the media in pairs yesterday here’s what some of them said. Continue reading →
Pat Riley finally landed an all-star this off-season in Jimmy Butler. After landing Butler, the Miami Heat‘s focus now is pairing him with another all-star. To aide the Heat in their quest, Heat fans have been taking matters into their own hands through social media. Continue reading →