NBA 2016/2017 January Round-up

We have previously discussed the most important happenings in the month of November and December on the ‘Swishing the Nets’ column on ThePapare.com. As the NBA regular season has passed the half-way stage, things are becoming really heated in...
NBA 2016-2017 December Round-up

A Red Hot James Harden | NBA 2016-2017 December Round-up

Previously, we looked at the November round-up of the 2016/2017 NBA season and I placed my bets on the top 5 Teams who could be crowned the NBA champions for the year 2017. Now let us have a quick...
Abbad’s Top 5 picks to win the NBA title 2016/2017

Abbad’s Top 5 picks to win the NBA title 2016/2017

1. Cleveland Cavaliers (Defending Champions) The Big 3 effect will obviously be a huge part of the Cavs success. The Cavs are reliant on the offensive capabilities of the Big 3, Kyrie, Love and LeBron and if they do come...
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NBA Season 2015-2016 Summary Part 1 of 2 – The Playoffs

Although the NBA 2015-2016 season is long over, we thought we would do a 2 part write up to refresh your memory on what happened last season and also present my personal views on how the playoffs went down. The...

Abbad’s Rio Olympics 2016 Basketball Round-up

The Olympic Basketball showdown, one of the 2 biggest International Basketball sporting events (The other being the FIBA World Cup), started on the 6th of August. The tournament had a total of the 12 teams that were put into 2...
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Small for NBA, two-time MVP Curry becomes dream player

Stephen Curry has arrived at the penthouse of this profession unexpectedly and unconventionally. He was the small and skinny teenager who couldn't even get a full ride at his father's alma mater and had to play at a speck...
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NBA Recap – CAVS through to the Eastern Conference Finals!

Lillard scores 40, Blazers charge past Dubs in game 3. After Portland let the previous game slip away, Damian Lillard had a playoff-best 40 points as the Trail Blazers beat Golden State 120-108 on Saturday night to cut the Warriors'...
DeRozan pushes Toronto Raptors into the second round!

NBA Recap – Raptors reach East semis

DeRozan pushes Toronto Raptors into the second round! For the first time in 15 years, The Raptors are in the second round. DeMar DeRozan led the way for the Raptors scoring 30, as they beat the Pacers in Game 7,...
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Abbad’s Top 12 picks for Team Argentina at Rio 2016 (‘Los Condores’)

Swishing the Nets Recap – With Rio Olympics 2016 fast approaching we have been analysing the top international Basketball teams and its players on the ‘Swishing the Nets’ column. USA, Spain and Lithuania were the teams that have been...
Kobe Bryant

NBA Recap – Kobe scores 60 in his final and Curry shoots Dubs to...

Mamba Out in style! Kobe Bryant went out in style in his final NBA appearance, scoring 60 points in an unbelievable farewell victory. With sweat and confetti all over his gold uniform for the final time, he expressed humble...

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