Tag: James Harden

Are Kevin Durant and LeBron James Really The Best Scorers In The NBA?

February 28, 201315 Comments

There’s a dirty little secret in the NBA. We’re not talking about backroom deals, steroids, or Honey Nut Cheerios. What we’re talking about lies in plain sight, for all to see: Bad Defense. That’s right, I said it. In case you hadn’t noticed, the league is filled with team after team that doesn’t hedge, can’t […]

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OKC at HOU: Harden and Lin Play Til The End (KD and Russ Don’t)

February 22, 20130 Comments

For over three quarters, the Oklahoma City Thunder did exactly what they needed to do to beat the Houston Rockets on the road. They weathered an early storm of three’s by the Rockets (8-10 in first) and methodically used their stars to their advantage. While Kevin Durant didn’t shoot particularly well, Russell Westbrook was hitting […]

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2012-13 Western Conference Mid-Season Report Card

February 20, 20133 Comments

Western Conference Mid-Season Report Card (by playoff seeding) San Antonio Spurs Mid-Season Grade: A Record & Conference Standing: 42-12, 1st The Good: Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili & Tim Duncan should be well rested & healthy heading into the playoffs. Their supporting cast continues to improve and gain experience. The Bad: The Spurs are always strong […]

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Rockets at Knicks: Jeremy Lin & James Harden Doin’ Work

December 19, 20124 Comments

In his (triumphant) return to New York and Madison Square Garden, Jeremy Lin scored 22 points and had 8 assists as the Houston Rockets soundly beat the New York Knicks 109-96. Lin and James Harden (28 points, 10 rebounds) continually attacked the Knicks’ defense using good ball movement, but also took advantage of hurried 3 […]

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2012-13 NBA Team Previews: Southwest Division

October 30, 20122 Comments

2012-13 Southwest Division Preview (by expected order of finish)  San Antonio Spurs 2011-12 Record & Division Standing: 50-16 (1st) Key Off-Season Additions: Nando De Colo and Eddy Curry (?) Key Off-Season Losses: none Outlook: The Spurs will probably finish atop the division but it doesn’t appear they’ve made improvements to win a playoffs series against […]

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2012-13 NBA Team Previews: Northwest Division

October 30, 20120 Comments

2012-13 Northwest Division Preview (by expected order of finish)  Oklahoma City Thunder 2011-12 Record & Division Standing: 47-19 (1st) Key Off-Season Additions: Kevin Martin, Jeremey Lamb (rookie) and Hasheem Thabeet Key Off-Season Losses: James Harden and Derek Fisher Outlook: With the departure of James Harden, the Thunder will have to recalibrate their strategy to integrate […]

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Thunder vs Heat: Game 4 NBA Finals In Game Tweets & Post Game Chat

June 19, 20125 Comments

[View the story "Heat vs Thunder Game 4 In Game Conversation" on Storify] Heat vs Thunder Game 4 In Game Conversation Coach Nick tweets his observations on the strategy and plays of Game 4 of the NBA Finals. Storified by BBALLBREAKDOWN · Wed, Jun 20 2012 01:03:49 Speeding home… Keep me updated!BBALLBREAKDOWN “@bballSource: Speeding home… […]

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Thunder vs Heat: Game 3 In Game Tweets/Post Game Chat

June 17, 20123 Comments

Watch our post game chat below – it was a great conversation about the game. Below is our Twitter Conversation with In Game Tweets. Stay tuned today for our Game 3 breakdown. IN GAME TWEETS [View the story "Thunder vs Heat: Game 3 In Game Tweets" on Storify] Thunder vs Heat: Game 3 In Game […]

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