Video: NBA Season Preview – Portland Trail Blazers: Rank #14

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. *We apologise for … Continue reading

A Season In Review: The Portland Trail Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers shot of the gates as one of the league’s most improved teams, before upsetting the Houston Rockets in spectacular fashion in the first round of the playoffs. However, the second round is as far as they … Continue reading

The Playoff Picture – The Portland Trail Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers have shot up the standings thanks to their ability to fill it up on offence. Can their high-powered offence continue to thrive in the postseason? The Story So Far The Trail Blazers started the season on fire, … 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

John Wall leads Eastern Conference to 2014 Slam Dunk Contest title

John Wall, Paul George and Terrence Ross helped the Eastern Conference take home the 2014 Slam Dunk Contest title, beating the Western Conference as Wall took home Dunker of the Night honours. The Wizards’ point guard, who will also participate … 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

Andre Drummond has MVP performance in Rising Stars win

Andre Drummond scored 30 points and grabbed a Rising Stars Challenge-record 25 rebounds to lead Team Hill to a 142-136 win over Team Webber on Friday night. Drummond shot out of the blocks, netting 16 points and 10 rebounds in … 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

Re-ranking the Ball So Hard 50: 5-1

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

Re-ranking the Ball So Hard 50: 15-11

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