Suns try to steal Love

Mere hours before the blockbuster “Wiggins for Love” trade that would see the most recent number 1 overall pick traded before playing a meaningful minute for his new team, the Phoenix Suns have stepped in and offered the Minnesota Timberwolves Eric Bledsoe in a straight …

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The Freshest Basketball Tournament in Ireland!

The NBCC Freshers Tournament will be held in IT Carlow’s Barrow Centre again this year on the weekend of the 22nd and 23rd of November. Last year there was a record entry of 12 Men’s and 12 Ladies teams and another maximum entry is expected this …

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Irish Basketball vs Potential Greatness

In Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk may have these Irish players just battled against a future NBA legend? But before we get into that a bit of perspective, it’s been a long time coming,  7 years to be exact, but Ireland’s win over Denmark at the FIBA u18 European …

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2014 Free Agency: LeBron going home

LeBron James is back in Cleveland.  Well, once he gets back from the World Cup Final he is.

LeBron rejoins the Cavaliers on a two year, $42.1m contract with a player option for the second year.  Essentially, it’s a one year deal.  The Cleveland …

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Spurs smash the Heat: Woeful Wade holds the key for Heat’s future

Game 5 started exactly as the Heat wanted.  LeBron James came out hooping.  He ended the first quarter with 17 points, but only scored 3 in the second – 11 total in the second half – as the Heat simply lacked the answers for …

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Why wouldn’t Carmelo join Miami?

Rumours are spreading that Carmelo Anthony, who seems set to opt out of the final year of his deal with the New York Knicks, will be taking his talents to South Beach where he will team up with LeBron James, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade …

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The Built vs Bought myth

Built vs Bought.  The Spurs vs the Heat.

The huge billboard in central Texas emphasizes the perception that this is an NBA finals matchup between two teams that are constructed differently.  That is partially true – no two teams are constructed in the same way …

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Kawhi is back, Mario still missing

A career high 29 points from Kawhi Leonard led the Spurs to an initially-emphatic, latterly-narrow victory over the Miami Heat in game 3 as the Spurs reclaimed home court advantage.

Miami were by no means awful offensively this game, scoring exactly 25 points in …

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TCC at the NBA Finals game 2

Enjoy part 2 of the video diary!

Coach Derek Fisher of the New York Knickerbockers

The New York Knicks have called a press conference for tomorrow (today if you’re in Ireland or the UK) where they are expected to announce Derek Fisher as their new head coach.  Fisher was apparently new GM Phil Jackson’s second choice, after his other …

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Heat steal home court: LeBron responds

We all knew that was coming.  It was close in the end, but the Spurs had no answer for LeBron James, who started game 2 very slowly but ended up with 35 points and 10 rebounds.  Conversely, Tim Duncan started with 11 in the …

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Do you hate LeBron? TCC at the NBA Finals 2014

I’ve written many an article for this website over the past year and a bit that makes it very clear that I am a big fan of the greatest player in the world, LeBron James.  Part of the reason I do this is because …

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