The Golden State Warriors are taking over from the Milwaukee Bucks (NBA champions in 2021), and the Larry O’Brien trophy is going back in the West. The teammates of Andre Iguodala, who did not play very much in these NBA Finals (one minute in the last game), beat up the Boston Celtics 4-2 in the ultimate series, who will thus not overtake the Los Angeles … Continue reading Golden state made it again !
The NBA trade deadline on February 10 came out onto a huge (but expected though) move that sent James Harden from the Brooklyn Nets to the Philadelphia Sixers of Cameroonian center Joel Embiid. Barely one year after having settled down in the Big Apple, the Beard is already leaving a franchise that hardly ever managed to make their Big Three play together: Kyrie Irving, James … Continue reading Joel Embiid & James Harden, a successful Process?
Before the votes of the NBA fans get closed on January 22, the NBA All-Star game of the year 2022 is already leading to surprising choices that will be either confirmed or turned down by players, the media and the coaches in less than two weeks. Taking place in Cleveland, Ohio, on February 20, the 2022 ASG is showing us that some players, no matter … Continue reading ASG 2022: inventory of fixtures before the closing of the votes in less than two weeks
The Philadelphia 76ers did lose last night at Wells Fargo Center against the Wolves (120-121) after two overtime periods, achieving a delicate beginning of NBA season with ten victories and ten defeats, just like their contender of the night. Ranking at a disappointing eleventh place in the Eastern Conference, the team of Doc Rivers has reasons to be relieved still. After nine games missed due … Continue reading Embiid back from Covid, good news for Sixers
The NBA is back on court. In a world where you must get vaccinated to be able to play and travel in certain towns with your teammates, in a world where everyone is responsible for their acts and must assume them (yes Uncle Drew), the orange ball made its return in the middle of the week with, as usual, a lot of moves and new … Continue reading The NBA is back
2-1 Philly. After the big disillusion at Wells Fargo Center which witnessed Atlanta take the first game in their semifinals of conference against Philadelphia, the Sixers are logically leading the debates. But nothing was simple for the team that ended up first seed in the East in the regular season. The victory of last night against Atlanta (127-111) is more than welcome. Hit by surprise … Continue reading NBA Playoffs 2021: Philadelphia Sixers and Joel Embiid take the lead
While the NBA playoffs were confronting the best American squads all over the US, with the fans back and a little bit of adrenalin between the Knicks and the Hawks, commissioner Adam Silver is thinking bigger for Africa. The NBA boss announced the creation of “NBA Africa”, a project that is supported by investors like former basketball players Joakim Noah, Dikembe Mutombo and Luol Deng. … Continue reading NBA seeking to conquer Africa
The NBA playoffs for the season 2020/2021 will start within three weeks, and the struggle is still tough to know who will participate and be part of it. If a few squads already said goodbye to a next episode (Houston, Detroit, Orlando, Minnesota…), some others keep on fighting to save their seat between the seventh and the tenth position, which means play in. The play … Continue reading Africa on the playoffs race