The Ball So Hard All-Summer League Team

Summer League is always and entertaining affair, with a mix of up-and-coming players hoping to make an impact in the league and journeymen looking for their next contract all vying it out for NBA relevancy. Meanwhile, the new tournament structure, which … Continue reading

A Season In Review: The Utah Jazz

The Utah Jazz finished towards the bottom of the standings, but have a solid core of young players that will hopefully carry them back into the postseason. Season Summary Utah made it clear they were ready to head in a … 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 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

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

Re-ranking the Ball So Hard 50 – 50-46

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

Western Conference Power Rankings

With 2014 rapidly approaching, the midpoint of the NBA season is 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 … Continue reading

NBA 2013-14 Western Conference Preview: Utah Jazz, no. 14

With the 2013-14 NBA Season just around the corner, Ball So Hard is bringing you the definitive ranking of every NBA team, counting down each conference from 15-1. Think we’re wrong? Let me know in the comment section below. Western Conference … Continue reading