Category Archives: NBA Report

The Memphis Grizzlies.

2014-15 NBA Power Rankings: Week 8

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(Prepared prior to games played evening of Wednesday, December 17th, 2014)

Roughly 25-30% of the 2014-2015 N.B.A. season has concluded and rather than add more opinionated  fluff to the web, Raining 3’s is here raining facts. Continue reading

A SoCal native following the N.B.A. since mid-80’s & playing basketball by ’87 who grew accustomed to an unbiased play-call due to the late-Laker-great, ‘Chick’ Hearn.

While still following the sport — and the Lakers organization more closely — there’s an uncanny desire for truth and accuracy while sharing a vantage point that may have been missed amidst the entertainment, also known as the N.B.A.

Golden State Warriors huddle.

NBA Status Quo: Reviewing the Season and Divisions

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Many following the NBA, whether they’ve followed basketball over the years or are relatively new fans of pro-basketball might already figure the Western Conference is stronger, or tougher compared to the Eastern  conference.  Continue reading

A SoCal native following the N.B.A. since mid-80’s & playing basketball by ’87 who grew accustomed to an unbiased play-call due to the late-Laker-great, ‘Chick’ Hearn.

While still following the sport — and the Lakers organization more closely — there’s an uncanny desire for truth and accuracy while sharing a vantage point that may have been missed amidst the entertainment, also known as the N.B.A.

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Thunder hit hard with news Kevin Durant out 6 to 8 weeks

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The Oklahoma City Thunder are again one of the favorites to win the NBA championship this season. Those odds affected a bit with the devastating news that Durant suffered a fractured foot and will be out 6 to 8 weeks. Continue reading

Writer & NBA fan who’s been hooked since the days of Magic v Bird. Love basketball debates without it ending in a knife fight. My BBall nickname: “Todo El Dia” (All Day.) Hit me up on Twitter @fullcourtfern or Instagram: @raining3sdotcom
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NBA to announce new 24 Billion Dollar TV Rights deal

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The NBA will announce a new TV rights deal with ESPN, ABC and the Turner Broadcasting network on Monday that is reported to be in the amount of 24 billion dollars and will run through the 2024-25 season.  Continue reading

Writer & NBA fan who’s been hooked since the days of Magic v Bird. Love basketball debates without it ending in a knife fight. My BBall nickname: “Todo El Dia” (All Day.) Hit me up on Twitter @fullcourtfern or Instagram: @raining3sdotcom
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Milwaukee Bucks Successfully Claim Kendall Marshall off Waivers

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The Milwaukee Bucks were awarded the contract of Kendall Marshall after putting in a claim for the third year point guard who was waived by the Los Angeles Lakers two days ago.  Continue reading

Writer & NBA fan who’s been hooked since the days of Magic v Bird. Love basketball debates without it ending in a knife fight. My BBall nickname: “Todo El Dia” (All Day.) Hit me up on Twitter @fullcourtfern or Instagram: @raining3sdotcom
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Odds to win 2015 NBA Championship shift dramatically for Lakers, Cavs and Heat

As the dust begins to settle after a very active free agent signing period where we saw some big names switch teams, none bigger than Lebron James returning home to the Cleveland Cavaliers, we see some  dramatic shifts in the betting odds to win the 2015 NBA championship. Continue reading

Writer & NBA fan who’s been hooked since the days of Magic v Bird. Love basketball debates without it ending in a knife fight. My BBall nickname: “Todo El Dia” (All Day.) Hit me up on Twitter @fullcourtfern or Instagram: @raining3sdotcom