The annual rite called March Madness is almost upon us. As every basketball nut knows – March Madness is the holy grail of tournaments and the best show on the planet. There are always Cinderella teams in this annual rite of spring and this year should be no exception. Picking favorites like the Kansas Jayhawks or Kentucky Wildcats is easy but picking a 100% correct bracket takes real skill. Warren Buffett made news last month when he offered $1 Billion USD to the March Madness fan that picks the perfect bracket. Watch this clip from CNN and get your guesses ready. Everyone will be watching and monitoring their bracket. President Obama is just one of million of fans who enjoys building their own bracket. Enjoy the video guys and enjoy the tournament.
After defeating both Indiana and Oklahoma City in consecutive game just 2 weeks ago (post All-Star Break) things started to look a bit brighter for the Magic, for what so far has been a forgettable season. Since the victory over the Pacers, Orlando has lost 3 in a row, sitting with a record of 16-40 (3rd worst in the NBA) and fans might be fearing the worst.
Over the season Orlando has shown glimpses of what they are capable of but their problems don’t appear to be down to lack of talent but look to stem rather from a lack of consistency.
Orlando brought in Rob Hennigan in October 2012 as General Manager and tasked him with doing what he done so successfully in OKC and fill the Magic with promising youthful players capable of winning an NBA championship. He has spent the last year and a half restructuring more or less the entire roster and it might appear to some they are just a few players away from being an elite team. Continue reading
Back in January Durant and the Thunder first met up with their adversaries, the Miami Heat and then left South Beach smiling after schooling the Heatles in a game they had complete control over. Today, the Slim Reaper plans to once again put on a show for LeBron and his crew, sending a message that they are on track to derailing their three-peat attempt!
At the beginning of the season Kevin Durant proclaimed he was tired of finishing second and that he was coming for King James’ throne. So far KD has done just that, having an incredible season throwing up one spectacular game after another; all while leading the MVP race.
In the absence of his partner in crime Russell Westbrook, he single handedly put the Thunder on his back averaging 35 points, 7.5 rebounds and 6.3 assist. His impressive play not only has fans cheering, it’s also taken OKC to the top with the best record in the NBA. Continue reading