The Cleveland Cavaliers have often been the object of both ridicule and admiration this season.
During the first couple of months into the season, the Cavs found it difficult to stay healthy with several injuries plaguing the newly assembled team. There were also some murmurings regarding the leadership of Coach David Blatt and his brand of basketball.
However, it only took two months of solid basketball from Kyrie Irving, LeBron James and the rest of the gang to shoot the team to second place behind the Atlanta Hawks. But with all the success the Cavs are experiencing, one can't help but notice the other Cavs player who has not been the same this season – Kevin Love. more >>
The Calgary Flames welcome the Dallas Stars at Scotiabank Saddledome in the NHL regular season. The match is on March 25, 2015 and starts 10 p.m. ET.
Calgary is currently eighth in the Western Conference with 86 points, while Dallas is 10th with 80.
Winners of their last three games, the Stars are trying to climb the rankings to make the playoffs as they have beaten teams like the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Chicago Blackhawks. Their most recent victory was against the Buffalo Sabres, where Dallas found themselves down three separate occasions but found a way to win. more >>
Since the 2014-15 season began, a lot of basketball fans have been expecting the Chicago Bulls to make an impact in the Eastern Conference.
With the return of Derrick Rose, the rise of Jimmy Butler, the addition of premier big man Pau Gasol, and the recovery of former Defensive Player of the Year Joakim Noah, the Bulls are certainly in a good position to reach the ECF for only the second time in almost two decades.
Unfortunately, just when Rose was beginning to get hot with his 20-point, five-assist average in January, he suffered another injury. more >>
Two-timed NBA Most Valuable Player and currently Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash announced on Saturday his retirement from the National Basketball Association.
A statement from the 41-year-old athlete was released and published on The Players' Tribune and it reads:
"The greatest gift has been to be completely immersed in my passion and striving for something I loved so much -- visualizing a ladder, climbing up to my heroes. The obsession became my best friend. I talked to her, cherished her, fought with her and got knocked on my a-- by her." more >>
The Indiana Pacers host the Houston Rockets at Bankers Life Fieldhouse as the NBA regular season continues. The match is on March 23, 2015 and tip-off is at 7 p.m. ET.
Having only met once earlier this year, the Rockets hold and advantage after a victory at the Toyota Center back in January.
In that win, James Harden exploded for 45 points, going 12-of-18 from the field. He also shot lights out from beyond the three point line as he drained seven of his 12 attempts from deep. The MVP candidate also dominated the Pacer defense as he went to the free throw line 15 times and converted 14. Dwight Howard also had a solid performance with 14 points, also pulling down 17 rebounds in the contest. more >>
On March 23, 2015, the Los Angeles Kings play the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center in the NHL. The puck drops at 7 p.m. ET.
Winners of three of their last four, the Devils are sixth in the Metropolitan Division, one point behind the Philadelphia Flyers and three points ahead of the Columbus Blue Jackets. As it stands, they are out of the playoff picture as the season comes down to the final stretch.
In their recent match, the Devils lost 3-0 to the New York Islanders. They allowed an early goal from Ryan Strome in the first period which would eventually dictate the pace of the game. Two more goals at the end of the third period from Travis Hamonic and Kyle Okposo sealed the points for New York. Cory Schneider had a tough time between the posts for New Jersey as he faced thirty total shots and had a 90 percent save rate. more >>