Video: NBA Season Preview – Toronto Raptors: Rank #12

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. Game of Thrones … Continue reading

A Season In Review: The Toronto Raptors

The Raptors blew up their roster early in the season, prompting many to believe they were tanking to retool through the draft. However, the move only helped galvanise their roster and Toronto made their first playoff appearance since 2008. They … Continue reading

The Playoff Picture – The Toronto Raptors

Many thought the Toronto Raptors had their eyes on the draft lottery when they traded Rudy Gay, but they have climbed the standings and now own home court advantage in the playoffs.  The Story So Far The Raptors’ season got … Continue reading

Ball So Hard Team of the Week: April 1-7

Each week Ball So Hard, in association with Fiasco Sports, will be bringing you a comprehensive wrap of the past week’s best performers from the NBA. Did your favourite player have a dominant week? Did he make the cut for … Continue reading

New end-of-season awards the NBA should introduce

The NBA Playoffs are only weeks away, which means awards season is also almost upon us. Here are some ideas for new accolades we would like to see handed out at the end of each season. Some are serious, some … 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

NBA Dunk Contest Competitors Revealed

All-Stars Paul George, John Wall and Damian Lillard will headline the 2014 NBA Dunk Contest at All-Star Saturday according to SportCenter. The past few years has seen the dunk contest field some lacklustre lineups as the game’s star players turned … 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