Category: Professional Basketball

Storm prepare to host WNBA All Star game

The 2017 WNBA All Star game tips at 3:30 PM at Key Arena. Breanna Stewart is the Storm's lone representative.

Nearing the halfway point, Storm’s young core has them in the playoff race

Seattle's only professional basketball team is hovering around .500 and is (currently) in the last playoff spot as we near the halfway point of the WNBA season. The Storm's young core has continued to be competitive and are looking for their second straight playoff berth.

PODCAST: Lia Galdeira’s foregoes her senior year, WNBA draft, and the Seattle Storm

Joe Veyera and I discuss Lia Galdeira's decision to forego her senior year, what in the world happened to Jazmine Davis, and much much more in our latest podcast.

Sacramento has broken ground on its new basketball arena

The Sacramento Kings officially broke ground on its new arena on Wednesday. It was a moment that fans of the team have been hoping to see for the last 10 years.

ESPN’s Simmons has a conspiracy theory about the Bucks

The Bucks future in Milwaukee is in doubt. Grantland's Bill Simmons has an interesting conspiracy theory about what the NBA wants with the franchise.

NBA Playoff Post #3: 2014 NBA Finals Preview

I do apologize for the long wait everyone, but here we are.  Welcome to the 2014 NBA Finals! This is a rematch from last year when the San Antonio Spurs played the Miami Heat in a Best of 7 series.  The Heat won in 7 games and LeBron James captured his second straight ring and ...


A Quick Update

I will continue to post my college football and NFL picks, but next Saturday I will be posting something a little different. Since I’m a big Star Wars nerd as well as a big fan of the NBA, I will write an article on which NBA Player fits which character in the Star Wars universe. ...

Looking Back at The Seattle Storm’s 2012 Season; and Previewing The 2013 Season

For the Seattle Storm, the 2012 season resulted in a 2-1 exit from the Western Conference Semifinals and a 16-18  regular season record. The season was a minor disappointment for the franchise. Despite their ninth straight playoff appearance, their first sub-.500 record since 2003 put a damper on how the season was viewed. As I ...

Talking Seattle Sonics, Sacramento Kings and The NBA With Nate Hughart

Friend of the blog Nate Hughart (who wrote this lovely timeline for us) sat down and did a quick video interview with me via Google+. We discussed the Sacramento Kings and expansion. Here is the vid!

The Relocation Committee Stays With Sacramento

The NBA’s Relocation Committee reaffirmed it’s commitment to the City of Sacramento today, and stayed with its 7-0 Vote to deny the relocation to Seattle. This announcement has come on the heals of the leak that said the Maloofs and Hansen had agreed to a back-up offer for 20% of the Kings if the NBA rejects Hansen and ...

Hansen Makes Two Moves on Consecutive Days; The NBA Kings Saga Gets Moar Crazy

Hansen did not agree with the Relocation Committee’s unanimous vote to deny the Kings Relocation to Sacramento. He even went as far as quoting Muhammad Ali to prove that he was not going to lay down and take the Committee’s decision. Instead he upped his valuation of the Kings $75 million (from $550 million to ...

The NBA Relocation Committee Votes 12-0 To Keep the Kings In Sacramento

The wait for the return of the Sonics will have to be a little longer. Today the NBA Relocation Committee voted unanimously voted to keep the Kings in Sacramento. While this isn’t the end all, it is a pretty huge sign that the City of Sacramento will be keeping the Kings. The final BOG vote ...

According to a Report, The NBA is Looking at an Expansion Team in Seattle For 2014-2015 Season

There is an effort to satisfy both cities in the #NBAKings saga: I am told there is a plan being talked about where #Seattle would … — Tim Montemayor (@TheMontyShow) April 24, 2013 …get an expansion team in 2014/2015 and most of the requirements for that process are already met through the current situation #NBAKings ...

So It Has Come To This

Think of @CarmichaelDave and I as a hospice for the terminally ill. Just trying 2 make SAC fans as comfortable as possible. #nbakings — Faux Aaron Bruski (@FauxAaronBruski) April 22, 2013 Brian ( @206empire) will of course hide behind his blog. THATS the difference. We are OUT here. In the OPEN. IN New York. All ...

Comparing The Sacramento and Seattle Arena Deals

The Cities of Seattle and Sacramento have put forward two arena deals; one City is trying to regain what it lost five years ago, and the other is trying to save what it already has (for the third time in the last three years). Not only do these Cities have solid arena deals, they also ...

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