Tag Archives: Kevin Durant

5 Surprising NBA Stats Through Week 6

We do want little surprises here and there to spice things up, don't we? However, as fantasy basketball die-hards, surprises are the last things we want. But since it's pretty much a part of our fantasy basketball lives, we might as well deal with it the best way possible. 1. Jrue Holiday and Danny Green's Impact The Pelicans kinda suck, let's face it, but they would suck a lot more if Jrue Holiday isn't there. Anthony Davis 'may be having a historic, Michael Jordan, Kareem-like season, but Read More

2016 Fantasy Basketball: Which Big Free Agency Names Trend Up/Down After Signing New Contracts?

After a busy week of free agency, most of the dust has settled. Amidst the surprise signings and crazy figures, which big free agency names trend up or down in 2016 Fantasy Basketball after signing new contracts? Let's take a look at 10 of them: 1. Kevin Durant joins Golden State Warriors Stock: Down Perhaps the biggest free agency signing of the year, Kevin Durant decided to join forces with the Splash Brothers and Draymond Green. That's pretty good for KD's championship aspirations but Read More

Fantasy Impact Of Kevin Durant’s Signing With Warriors

After Kevin Durant announced he will be moving on and sign with the Golden State Warriors, that decision changes everything. Of course, it made the Dubs instant title favorites, Oklahoma City a second-tier squad, and in the words of one unnamed executive, everybody-- including LeBron James-- are playing for second place now. While Durant joining forces with Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, and Draymond Green made the Warriors the team to beat for the next couple of years (and possibly more if KD decides Read More

3 Things We Learned From The Thunder-Warriors Series

The Oklahoma City Thunder landing the heavier punches through the first four games of the Western Conference Finals is somewhat a surprise. But the Golden State Warriors coming back from a 1-3 hole is just as, or even more, surprising. Here are the 3 things we learned from that helluva series: 1. Makes me realize how special a player Kobe Bryant is. I don't mean to come across as a fanboy and I apologize putting someone in this conservation that is not even remotely involved in the series Read More

3 Things The OKC Thunder Can Do To Win Game 7

Win or go home. Suddenly, it's not just the Golden State Warrior anymore. If anything, this is now truer than ever in the case of the OKC Thunder. The Game 6 loss is a stinger, and no matter how confident this bunch is, there is no way that setback could not get inside your head. However, as Kevin Durant said, there's still one more game to play for both teams and for the Thunder, it's good to know they have prevailed at Oracle Arena before. Here are the 3 things the OKC Thunder can to do Read More

Western Conference Finals Game 6: 3 Things We Learned From The Warriors’ Comeback Win

The Oklahoma City Thunder can taste the NBA Finals in the air. They had every opportunity to put away the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 at home but could not capitalize. In the last 5:48 of the game, the defending champs outscored the Thunder 21-7 to turn a seven-point deficit to a 108-101 win. Here are the 3 things we learned from the Warriors' thrilling comeback win over Oklahoma City in the Western Conference Finals Game 6. 1. Hero ball won't cut it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IHxs_-UVsUU Team Read More

2016 Western Conference Finals: 5 Things Warriors Should Do To Turn Tide VS Thunder

To say the Golden State Warriors is having a bad series against the OKC Thunder is an understatement. It seems like the Thunder is beating the yellow legion to every lose ball, looks tougher, and certainly hungrier than the defending champs. However, the Warriors managed to survive Game 5 at home and now faces a tall task of trying to salvage their season. No, 73-9 don't mean a thing without the ring. As hard as that can be,  team as good as the Warriors, no matter how flustered they were, always Read More

5 Bold Predictions After The NBA All-Star Break

With all the sidelights in the first half of the 2015-16 NBA season, the second chapter promises to be as lively, if not more. It appears to be no stopping the Golden State Warriors but a San Antonio Spurs team with Tim Duncan in the middle will be a different beast if they ever meet again in Texas. The Los Angeles Clippers is definitely playing very well without Blake Griffin and rumor has it the Clippers management are looking to dump Blake to Colorado in exchange for Kenneth Faried, Danilo Gallinari, Read More

2016 Western Conference Fantasy All-Stars

After selecting our SIX Eastern Conference All-Stars, it's time to do it out West. Here are your 2016 Western Conference Fantasy All-Stars, by traditional position: PG: Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors As far as statistics is concerned, the 2015 NBA MVP is head and shoulders above the rest. He will carry your team single-handedly in multiple categories, namely scoring (30.1 PPG), 3PM (4.9), FT% (91.1% on almost SIX attempts), and even contributes on other stuff like rebounds (5.4), assists Read More

January 16, 2016– Fascinating NBA Stats Of The Day

1. Day of triple-doubles. Owners of Hassan Whiteside, Russell Westbrook, and Marcus Smart were having a field day last night. All three of them recorded triple doubles, the most impressive one on Whiteside. The Miami Heat big man stepped up without Dwyane Wade, tallying 19 points, 17 rebounds, and a crazy 11 blocks! Westrbook and Smart were not so bad, dropping almost the same numbers. The Thunder dynamo had 12 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists while Smart had 10 points, 11 rebounds, and 11 Read More