Basketball

The hype of the first NBA awards night

The hype of the first NBA awards night

by , 23 Jun 2017

In just under a week’s time in New York City, Drake will be hosting the first ever NBA Awards night.

The Knicks must nail the draft: Here’s how

The Knicks must nail the draft: Here’s how

by , 21 Jun 2017

The 2017 NBA Draft is only a few days away and many teams are sweating over their boards trying to build the next great dynasty.

Why it’s not (entirely) fair to blame Durant for joining the Warriors

Why it’s not (entirely) fair to blame Durant for joining the Warriors

by , 20 Jun 2017

Three days into the 2016 free agency period, Kevin Durant gave up a potential five year/$150 million contract to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Fultz to join ‘The Process’ in Philly

Fultz to join ‘The Process’ in Philly

by , 20 Jun 2017

The Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to terms with the Boston Celtics, sending their number three pick in the draft – along with a 2018 protected first round pick – gaining the Celtics number one pick in 2017 NBA Draft where they will draft Washington’s Markelle Fultz.

What the Warriors mean for NBA inbetweeners

What the Warriors mean for NBA inbetweeners

by , 18 Jun 2017

On Tuesday (AEST) the Golden State Warriors did what they were built to do and won the NBA Championship.

Curry and Durant out to build a Warriors dynasty

Curry and Durant out to build a Warriors dynasty

by , 14 Jun 2017

Stephen Curry tucked a celebratory cigar into his right sock for safekeeping as he handled all of his post-NBA championship obligations.

Unstoppable and perfect: Golden State reclaim the title

Unstoppable and perfect: Golden State reclaim the title

by , 14 Jun 2017

When the moment to win the Finals came, Kevin Durant’s face was blank and his eyes were cold.

Kevin Durant finally has his championship, but he won it the wrong way

Kevin Durant finally has his championship, but he won it the wrong way

by , 13 Jun 2017

The full significance of Kevin Durant’s decision to leave Oklahoma City and join the Golden State Warriors has only just dawned on the majority of basketball fans.

Golden State Warriors claim NBA title in Game 5 win over Cleveland

Golden State Warriors claim NBA title in Game 5 win over Cleveland

by , 13 Jun 2017

Golden State have won their second NBA championship in three seasons after claiming a 4-1 series victory over Cleveland.

Golden State Warriors vs Cleveland Cavaliers: NBA Finals Game 5 live scores, blog

Golden State Warriors vs Cleveland Cavaliers: NBA Finals Game 5 live scores, blog

by , 13 Jun 2017

Match Results: The Golden State Warriors have claimed the NBA Championship in five games, with Kevin Durant leading the way in a nine-point victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers to wrap it up on their home floor.

With another Finals loss imminent, LeBron can quit chasing the ghost in Chicago

With another Finals loss imminent, LeBron can quit chasing the ghost in Chicago

by , 11 Jun 2017

LeBron James chose the iconic No.23 in hopes emulating his idol, Michael Jordan, and had a tattoo engraved on his back which read ‘The Chosen One’.

James is not Jordan and Durant is the difference

James is not Jordan and Durant is the difference

by , 10 Jun 2017

Kevin Durant is an exceptionally good basketballer. LeBron James is also an exceptionally good basketballer.

Do we always need to compare?

Do we always need to compare?

by , 10 Jun 2017

As a sporting fanatic society, we are constantly comparing the elites of their respective sports to those that have come and gone before them.

WATCH: Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors: Referee controversy surrounds Draymond non-ejection in Game 4

WATCH: Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors: Referee controversy surrounds Draymond non-ejection in Game 4

by , 10 Jun 2017 Video

Golden State Warriors power forward Draymond Green is certainly no stranger to controversy, and he was again at the centre of it against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4 of the NBA finals series.

Are the Warriors the greatest playoff team in NBA history?

Are the Warriors the greatest playoff team in NBA history?

by , 9 Jun 2017

Following a come-from-behind victory in Game 3 of the NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors are steamrolling towards a second NBA title in three years.

Does success determine greatness?

Does success determine greatness?

by , 9 Jun 2017

Greatness is defined in the dictionary as: an extent, amount, or intensity considerably above average. But how is that portrayed in the sporting world?

Roaring out your speakers: NBA Finals, The Big Freeze, rain and Roland Garros

Roaring out your speakers: NBA Finals, The Big Freeze, rain and Roland Garros

by , 9 Jun 2017

Sydney’s soaked in rain and Melbourne’s freezing – what better than a weekend on the couch watching the world’s greatest athletes? It’s also great when the weekend begins on Thursday! Socceroos and footy of all codes… which tunes are we cranking as the soundtrack to our sport viewing this week?

KD’s Warriors could beat MJ’s Bulls? Don’t make me laugh

KD’s Warriors could beat MJ’s Bulls? Don’t make me laugh

by , 8 Jun 2017

The Golden State Warriors’ phenomenal playoff run now sees them mentioned in the same breath as Michael Jordan’s Bulls. But just how good would they be against the all conquering 1995-96 Chicago team?

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors: NBA Finals Game 3 live scores, blog

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors: NBA Finals Game 3 live scores, blog

by , 8 Jun 2017

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been here before, going back home down two games against this world-beating Golden State Warriors team, and that will be in the forefront of both teams’ minds Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 11am (AEST).

You’re not from here… Why support a club when no players are local?

You’re not from here… Why support a club when no players are local?

by , 7 Jun 2017

The nature of modern professional sport is that many who suit up in a team’s colours have little to do with the region they represent.


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