Archive - 2018

Slow Tuesday: 5 Awesome Things from Warriors-Rockets Game 1

By Jon Carlos Rodriguez

Game 1 of the 2018 Western Conference Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Houston Rockets started off exactly as we all expected: fast-paced, high octane, frenetic basketball that was so exhausting (and highly addicting) to watch.

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Grassroots: Favorite (And Unlikely) Playoff Teams

There are teams that make it to the NBA Playoffs unexpectedly, making a run to the championship that is both unlikely and inspiring. Which ones are your favorites? Read More

The Stepdown: My Senseless Hate for LeBron James

By Ron Evangelista

As a kid, weekend mornings were always the best time of the week. My mom cooking breakfast, fresh coffee brewing, and the sun slowly starting to envelop the vibrant city streets. However, what made it complete was my dad, me and my older brother watching NBA games on the TV.

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Where Were You When Ray Allen Saved the Heat?

Thanks to Ray Allen, the Miami Heat survived Game 6 of the 2013 NBA Finals. Where were you when Jesus Shuttlesworth took on his role as savior?

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Slow Tuesday: LeBron James is Thanos

By Jeff Arrienda

The 2018 NBA Playoffs version of LeBron James is Thanos and he has all the Infinity Stones. Here’s why.

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The Stepdown: Manu Ginobili and the Inevitable Last Dance

By Ron Evangelista

Every once in a while, someone comes along that completely changes the whole blueprint of a sport. Sometimes, the game makes a player more than just a superstar, legend, or hall of famer. Sometimes, a sport breeds a hero. Jamaica had Usain Bolt, Mexico had Marco Antonio Barrera, and Switzerland had Roger Federer. For basketball-crazy Argentina, they have Emmanuel Ginobili.

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Slow Tuesday: Ricky Rubio is Enjoying Life

By Jon Carlos Rodriguez

Ricky Rubio, who entered the NBA at the tender age of 21, hasn’t felt any kind of playoff success in his seven-year career. Looks like that’s about to change.

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The Stepdown: Predictions for the Wild, Wild West

By Ron Evangelista, BuhayBasket contributor

Here comes the time when the men are separated from the boys. After a grueling regular season where we saw fits of drama, suspense and action, the NBA Playoffs are here.

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Slow Tuesday: Unexpected Things in the NBA Playoffs (So Far)

By Jon Carlos Rodriguez

The NBA Playoffs is usually the time when all the excitement building up during the regular season explodes in a crazy, beautiful splatter of high-stake buzzer-beaters; unsung heroes; epic meltdowns; and (usually) a Lance Stephenson meme.

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