With the start of the 2015 NBA playoffs right around the corner, it is time for teams to prepare for the “second season” to begin. Below are INSCMagazine’s Western Conference quarterfinal predictions. Golden State Warriors (1) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (8): After pulling of thrilling down-the-stretch wins against the Oklahoma City Thunder and defending champion San Antonio Spurs to wrap up the eighth seed in the rugged West, the New
Anthony Davis might be the most dominant player in the NBA. Of course, many will point to LeBron, Stephen Curry, and Russell Westbrook, however when healthy there might not be a better option than Davis. Healthy is the key word though, and that's what will likely keep Davis out of MVP discussions--The same can be said for Russell Westbrook--but he sure does make a compelling case. Currently, his 24.7 points
Is Anthony Davis the best player in basketball? Thanks to his early solid play this year--which has been nothing short of spectacular--the Chicago-born native is a shoe-in for early MVP consideration. The third-year big from Kentucky has averaged a sensational 25.2 points, 11.5 rebounds and 3.1 blocks a game for the Pelicans. What's scary about Davis is he isn't even in the prime of his career. His impact has been
NBA TV’s Fan Night featured a matchup of emerging big men in Anthony Davis and Demarcus Cousins, with the New Orleans Pelicans escaping with a 106-100 victory. The Good: Anthony Davis was his usual self last night with a stat line of 28 points, nine rebounds, and three blocks. His Team USA counterpart Demarcus Cousins, put up 24 points and 17 rebounds. Pelicans floor-spacing extraordinaire Ryan Anderson, knocked down four
[caption id="attachment_22774" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Getty Images[/caption] With picks 16-30 already taken here's a look at 1-15 in the NBA all-time Draft No.15 Denver Nuggets: Kobe Bryant Bryant is the second best shooting guard in NBA history. While he is active and recently signed a 2-year contract extension the question now is his career winding down as injuries are a growing concern for him. He has led the NBA in field
[caption id="attachment_21969" align="aligncenter" width="594"] (Andy Lyons/Getty Images North America)[/caption] Due to a nagging knee injury, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant was replaced by New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis in the 2014 NBA All-Star Game. Since 1998, Bryant has been in 16 All-Star Games, missing only two. Once in 1999, because he was suspended and in 2010 because of an injury, has averaged 20 points for his career in 14 games.
[caption id="attachment_18934" align="aligncenter" width="594"] (Andy Lyons/Getty Images North America)[/caption] Eric Gordon probably would have had a better start to his career if injuries weren't a problem with him. Gordon, a shooting guard out of Indiana, proved to be an elite guard that could dominate in the NBA. At Indiana, Gordon averaged 20.9 PPG for the Hoosiers, and in 2008, entered the NBA Draft, where he would be drafted by the Clippers