Archive for October, 2014

You know what they say. Defense wins championships. That’s been the mantra for teams who fight their way into the playoffs without a premier playmaker on offense. You’ll hear allusions to the 2000 Ravens, when Ray Lewis and one of the greatest defenses of all time won a Super Bowl despite Trent Dilfer only completing […]

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We are now three weeks into the NHL season now. While it is too early to determine who will win the Stanley Cup, we might as well take some time to take a look at how some teams are shaping up. The Good Nashville Predators After dropping 3-0 to the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Predators became […]

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2013-14 record: 62-20 Key Additions: Kyle Anderson Key Departures: None Projected 2014-15 Lineup: PG Tony Parker SG Danny Green SF Kawhi Leonard PF Tim Duncan C Tiago Splitter What can you say about this Spurs team? I mean, look at the additions and departures above. They essentially did nothing of note this offseason other than nab a […]

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2013-14 record: 57-25 Key Additions: Jared Cunningham, Chris Douglas-Roberts, Jordan Farmar, Spencer Hawes, Joe Ingles, Ekpe Udoh, C.J. Wilcox Key Departures: Darren Collison, Jared Dudley, Danny Granger, Willie Green, Ryan Hollins Projected 2014-15 Lineup: PG Chris Paul SG JJ Redick SF Matt Barnes PF Blake Griffin C DeAndre Jordan The Los Angeles Clippers had as tumultuous an offseason […]

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2013-14 record: 48-34 Key Additions: Pau Gasol, Doug McDermott, Nikola Mirotic, Aaron Brooks Key Departures: D.J. Austin, Carlos Boozer, Jimmer Fredette Projected 2014-15 Lineup: PG Derrick Rose SG Jimmy Butler SF Mike Dunleavy PF Pau Gasol C Joakim Noah The Chicago Bulls can’t seem to land their big free agent targets. A few years ago it was LeBron […]

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Here they are, the 2014-15 NBA predictions by the writers at Other League! Join us in the comment section below now or throughout the season to talk about your picks, our picks, agree, disagree, anything!

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2013-14 record: 59-23 Key Additions: Semaj Christon, Josh Huestis, Mitch McGary, Anthony Morrow, Sebastian Telfair Key Departures: Caron Butler, Derek Fisher, Thabo Sefolosha, Hasheem Thabeet Projected 2014-15 Lineup: PG Russell Westbrook SG Jeremy Lamb SF Kevin Durant PF Serge Ibaka C Steven Adams Obviously the regular season win total for this team is taking a slight hit because of […]

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2013-14 record: 51-31 Key Additions: Shaun Livingston, Brandon Rush, Leandro Barbosa Key Departures: Steve Blake, Jordan Crawford, Jermaine O’Neal Projected 2014-15 Lineup: PG: Stephen Curry SG Klay Thompson SF Andre Iguodala PF David Lee C Andrew Bogut The Golden State Warriors had a relatively successful season until they met the Clippers in the 2014 playoffs. Even then, […]

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With Phil Jackson at the helm and his disciple Derek Fisher as head coach, the New York Knicks organization and fan base, are on the cusp of some glorious years. Although this upcoming season is considered a transition year, there are many variables at play that lead me to believe that they’ll be a very […]

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2013-14 record: 33-49 Key Additions: LeBron James, Kevin Love, Mike Miller, James Jones, Shawn Marion Key Departures: Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett, Luol Deng, Spencer Hawes, C.J. Miles, Jarrett Jack, Tyler Zeller Projected 2014-15 Lineup: PG Kyrie Irving SG Dion Waiters SF LeBron James PF Kevin Love C Anderson Varejao Before you start freaking out about the fact that there […]

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Quarterback: Peyton Manning – DEN This could be the All-Decade or All-Century team, and Peyton Manning would still probably make an appearance. Manning recently broke Brett Favre’s all time touchdown record, but there’s more to the 17-year veteran than just longevity. He has the highest passer rating in the NFL, and he leads the league […]

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2013-14 record: 54-28 Key Additions: Steve Blake, Chris Kaman Key Departures: Mo Williams Projected 2014-15 Lineup: PG Damian Lillard SG Wesley Matthews SF Nicolas Batum PF LaMarcus Aldridge C Robin Lopez The Blazers had a relatively tame offseason, but that makes a lot of sense considering they won 54 games and a playoff series. Not too shabby when […]

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2013-14 record: 49-33 Key Additions: Al-Farouq Aminu, Tyson Chandler, Raymond Felton, Eric Griffin, Richard Jefferson, Ivan Johnson, Jameer Nelson, Chandler Parsons, Charlie Villanueva Key Departures: Jose Calderon, Vince Carter, Samuel Dalembert, Wayne Ellington, Shane Larkin, Shawn Marion Projected 2014-15 Lineup: PG: Raymond Felton SG Monta Ellis SF Chandler Parsons PF Dirk Nowitzki C Tyson Chandler When I played […]

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2013-14 record: 54-28 Key Additions: Shannon Brown, Luol Deng, James Ennis, Danny Granger, Tyler Johnson, Josh McRoberts, Shabazz Napier, Reggie Williams, Shawne Williams Key Departures: Ray Allen, Shane Battier, Michael Beasley, Toney Douglas, Rashard Lewis, LeBron James, James Jones, Greg Oden Projected 2014-15 Lineup: PG Mario Chalmers SG Dwyane Wade SF Luol Deng PF Josh McRoberts C Chris […]

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