Cleveland Cavaliers acquire Spencer Hawes from the Philadelphia 76ers

The Cleveland Cavaliers have added some much needed frontcourt depth as they push towards the playoffs, and the Philadelphia 76ers acquired future assets for their rebuild at the trade deadline. The Cavaliers made it clear at the beginning of the season that … Continue reading

Damian Lillard and Trey Burke win Skills Challenge

Western Conference representatives Damian Lillard and Trey Burke bested East duo Victor Oladipo and Michael Carter-Williams by one tenth of a second to take home the Taco Bell Skills Challenge Trophy. In the closest finish in Skills Challenge history, Trey … Continue reading

Trade deadline deals with playoff implications

With the NBA’s February 20th trade deadline just around the corner, Ball So Hard looks at several deals that could alter how the postseason unfolds. Oklahoma City Thunder receive: SG Arron Afflalo Orlando Magic receive: SG Jeremy Lamb, C Kendrick Perkins and … Continue reading

NBA Skills Challenge Competitors Revealed

The participants for the Skill Challenge at All-Star Saturday 2014 has been set, headlined by two All-Stars and a slew of rising stars. Headlining the Skills Challenge competitors is reigning champion Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers, and fellow … Continue reading

NBA Rising Stars Teams Drafted

The teams for Rising Stars Challenge for All-Star Friday 2014 have been finalised, headlined by Anthony Davis and Damian Lillard. The player pool for the Rising Stars Challenge was revealed on Jan. 30, but the teams were not set until … Continue reading

NBA Rising Stars Challenge Players Announced

The 18 player pool for the 2014 BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge has been revealed. Headlining the announcement is rookie sensation Michael Carter-Williams of the Philadelphia 76ers, and potential All-Stars Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans and Damian Lillard … Continue reading

Re-ranking the Ball So Hard 50 – 45-41

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

Eastern Conference Power Rankings

With the midpoint of the NBA season almost upon us, and the standings in each conference is slowly becoming clearer. Some teams are already focusing on the blockbuster 2014 draft class, while others are charging towards deep playoff runs and … Continue reading