Video: NBA Season Preview – Miami Heat: Rank #10

Come back each day in the month leading up to the 2014-15 NBA season tip off, as Ball So Hard’s Matt Sampson and a rotating cast of Fiasco Sports writers rank and preview each team in the league. After four finals … Continue reading

The Playoff Picture – The Miami Heat

Making four consecutive Finals appearances is no easy accomplishment. Do LeBron James and the Miami Heat have the legs to make history? The Story So Far After trailing the Indiana Pacers for much of the season, the Heat have made a late-season … Continue reading

The Best Contracts in the NBA

If you haven’t seen it, Grantland’s Bill Simmons wrote a great article breaking down the 30 worst contracts in the NBA – a fantastic article that we strongly suggest you read – but here at Ball So Hard, we decided to … Continue reading

LeBron James leads Miami past Kevin Durant and Oklahoma City

LeBron James carried the Miami Heat to a comprehensive 103-81 victory over Kevin Durant’s Oklahoma City Thunder, tying their seasons series 1-1. LeBron James scored 33 points before being forced from the floor early in the fourth quarter after taking a … Continue reading

Kyrie Irving wins MVP as the Eastern All-Stars beat the West in record-breaking fashion

The Eastern Conference All-Stars, led by MVP Kyrie Irving’s 31 points and 14 assists, set an All-Star Game scoring record as they bet the West 163-155.  Kyrie Irving led the comeback charge for the East, scoring 24 points in the … Continue reading

Re-ranking the Ball So Hard 50: 20-16

Before the 2013-14 NBA season tipped off, Ball So Hard endeavoured to put an end to the debate of who reigns supreme in the league by bringing you the Ball So Hard 50. As the halfway mark of the NBA … Continue reading

Kevin Durant leads Thunder past Heat in MVP showdown

Kevin Durant extended his streak of 30+ point scoring and strengthened his MVP case in Oklahoma City’s comprehensive win over the reigning Champs. Durant led the way for the Thunder, scoring 33 points (12-23 shooting, 4-9 3PT) and adding seven … Continue reading

2014 All-Star Game starters revealed, led by LeBron James and Kevin Durant

The NBA has announced the starters for the 2014 NBA-Star Game, with LeBron James and Kevin Durant receiving the most votes from fans. Joining James in the Eastern Conference will be his fellow Miami Heat teammate Dwyane Wade, Knicks’ forward … Continue reading

USA Basketball announces 2014-16 roster, including 14 first-time selections

USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo and coach Mike Krzyzewski have announced a 28-man squad that will provide players from the 2014 World Cup of Basketball in Spain and the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Jeneiro. The 28-man roster … Continue reading