2016-2017 NBA News
As November winds down, many NBA franchises are starting to get ready for the start of the trade season on Dec. 15, and teams that are struggling need to start think about swapping some of their free agents. Early thoughts seem to show that Brandon Knight of the Suns could be one player that’s cut loose—he’s been unhappy in Phoenix and hasn’t been getting enough playing time to keep him in top shape. Another name coming up seems to be DeMarcus Cousins, who hasn’t brought the Spurs together as hoped despite being one of the best centers in the league. There’s a lot to keep track of in the coming weeks—don’t miss a single moment and get your NBA tickets today!
Scheduling for the 2017 NBA All Star Game has just been released, and this year’s installment looks hotter than ever. It all kicks off on Friday, February 17 at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, LA, with the Rising Stars Challenge. This event pits top rookies against well-known players. The festivities continue on Saturday, February 18 with All Star Saturday Night. This is a must-see for fans of all enthusiasm levels. It features the exciting Slam Dunk Contest as well as the Three-Point Shootout. Finally, on Sunday, February 19, catch the best of the West versus the best of the East in the official All Star Game. Tickets to the main event are $615 and up.
While it's still early in the 2016-2017 NBA season, teams are starting to assert their dominance and plenty of players are making their cases to be selected to the all-star game. There are the usual suspects like Russell Westbrook, James Harden and Anthony Davis who put up gaudy numbers on a nightly basis, but there are also some unexpected stars coming forth. The 76ers Joel Embiid has been outstanding in his limited play, and Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks continues to show off a skillset that sets him apart from most players his size. All these players and more can be seen playing in a city near you so get your tickets now!
With a full two weeks of NBA action in the books, some teams are starting to emerge as surprise contenders for the 2016-2017 season. No one doubted that the Cleveland Cavaliers would be atop the Eastern Conference, but very few analysts predicted that the Charlotte Hornets would be nipping at the heels of the Cavaliers. Meanwhile, Russell Westbrook is playing at an absurdly high level and the Oklahoma City Thunder continues to look at all the other Western Conference teams in the rearview mirror. Over in Los Angeles, fans are happy to see the Lakers showing signs of life after such a dismal showing last year. November is guaranteed to be full of exciting NBA games, so get your tickets now!
As the NBA season picks up steam, fans are starting to get a feel for what teams will likely earn playoffs spots and which ones will soon be thinking about how to improve next year. Not surprisingly, the Cavaliers are off to a hot start, though plenty of teams in the East are nipping at Cleveland’s heels. The Celtics, Bulls, Hawks and Raptors all look like teams that could make a deep playoff run. Out West, it’s the Thunder that might be the biggest surprise, standing atop the Western Conference even without Kevin Durant. There’s a full season left to be played and hundreds of games to watch, so get your NBA tickets while the getting is good!
The 2016-2017 NBA season tipped off on October 25 with a pair of blowouts. The reigning champion Cleveland Cavaliers put the New York Knicks away easily, winning the game 117-88. The other team from last year’s NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors, lost to the San Antonio Spurs by a very lopsided score of 129-100. While many fans are expecting a rematch of last year’s title contenders, only one of those teams looked worthy on opening night. Of the teams that have already played, the Spurs may have been the most dominate, with LaMarcus Aldridge and Kawhi Leonard looking pretty much unstoppable. There are multiple games every day of the week, so check your schedule and get your tickets now!
There are plenty of reasons for basketball fans to be excited that the NBA regular season has finally arrived. One of those reasons is a very new development, as the league recently announced that one game each week will be broadcast to virtual reality devices. NBA Digital will be dedicating extra cameras and announcers to make this possible, so people with the right devices and subscriptions will be able to watch the sport like never before. Of course, anyone without access to virtual reality viewing can still see these exciting games in person, as nothing beats watching NBA action live. Check out the schedule for your favorite team and get the tickets you want today!
There are only a few weeks left of preseason action before NBA fans get to finally see their favorite teams playing games that actually matter. The 2016 offseason was one of the more intriguing in recent memory, as players like Derek Rose, Dwyane Wade and Kevin Durante left the teams that had drafted them to find new homes. The Cavs and the Warriors have continued to look like frontrunners, but there’s no telling what the reformed Bulls and Knicks might bring to the table this year. Games start around the league at the end of October and tickets are starting to sell. Find the schedule for your favorite team and get in on the action!
It’s September, and that means it’s also Hall of Fame time in the NBA, and this year’s group of honorees is about as diverse as they come. The Enshrinement Ceremony welcomed players like Yao Ming, Zelmo Beaty, Shaquille O’Neal, Cumberland Posey, Allen Iverson and Sheryl Swoopes into the club in 2016, and each had a lot to say about their time in the NBA. Lots of stories were exchanged about interactions between the inductees over the course of their careers, and it was clear the love of the game these guys have. Their influence has been seen in the current generation of NBA players, who begin their 2016-2017 season this October. Honor your own love of the game and get the best seats to see your favorite team play!
It is the offseason for the NBA, and teams are taking a rest while starting to prepare for the upcoming season. As the offseason winds down, the rankings have already started with the ending of the free agency period. Kevin Durant has headed to the Warriors, while Al Horford went to Boston and the Hawks getting Dwight Howard. In the latest preseason prediction rankings, the Warriors are on top, followed by the Cavaliers, Spurs and Clippers. There might still be changes to teams before the start of the season. The 2016-2017 season will get here before you know it. You can already buy tickets to secure your seats to watch the excitement live. Prices vary based on location and date.
It seems like only yesterday that the Cavaliers took out the Warriors in one of the most thrilling NBA Finals in recent history. However, there are only a couple months left before the 2016-2017 season begins and the players are starting to get back to work. All eyes will be on the Warriors, with Kevin Durant joining a team that was nearly unstoppable during the regular season last year. With all the new acquisitions and big trades that went down over the summer, it will be exciting to see which teams can rise from the dust of last season and try to dethrone the Cavs and Warriors. Games will start before you know it, so get your tickets now.
After a thrilling Finals series between LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers and Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors, the NBA’s brief offseason is winding down. June’s NBA draft led into the summer leagues of July, and now, NBA teams are gearing up to head back to training camp in preparation for the 2016–17 season. Players can enjoy a few more weeks of vacation and relaxation before teams assemble the final week of September for practice. Also, On Sept. 10–12, the NBA will hold its annual Hall of Fame enshrinement in Springfield, Massachusetts. Preseason action begins at the beginning of October, and the regular season will tip off Oct. 27.
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