Monday 24th April 2017,
Sports Alchemist
Spotlight

Basketball

The Cleveland Cavaliers are in trouble

The Cleveland Cavaliers are in trouble

Down two games, Cleveland is building a hole that is going to be hard to crawl up to. If they want to win, it needs to start within them. Finding the root of the problem is easy, executing them with their egos check is going to be a hard thing to do. [...]

June 5, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

The New Shaun Livingston

The New Shaun Livingston

The physical pain might be bearable, but the emotional torture that you have to go through each and every day could really drain every inch of your soul. [...]

June 2, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

The King and His Cavaliers

The King and His Cavaliers

The time when he was a king without a throne. When winning a championship is more like a burden rather than an achievement. [...]

June 1, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

Stephen Curry and Game 7

Stephen Curry and Game 7

With myths and legends saying he makes everything golden with the ball, shooting Curry threes (limitless range) and creative ball handling. For some reason he was a mere mortal throughout this Western Conference Finals. [...]

May 30, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

Kevin Durant’s Number

Kevin Durant’s Number

Kevin and the Thunders are poised to win the series with just one game left. The Warriors cloak of invincibility was systematically and dramatically destroyed. [...]

May 25, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

Toronto’s Dikembe

Toronto’s Dikembe

There are two types of players in the NBA, the superstars and the role players. The moment you realize that you will never be the superstar type, is the moment of acceptance and finding that niche that can make you indispensable in a team. For Biyombo, realization came in later on his career. [...]

May 24, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

The Golden State Warriors’ Rude Awakening

The Golden State Warriors’ Rude Awakening

The Warriors are in a familiar place when they are down 2-1 against Cleveland in the Finals last year. But this time, is a bit different after winning game two convincingly OKC returned the favor. [...]

May 23, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files, sports 0

Nobody is stopping Kyle Lowry

Nobody is stopping Kyle Lowry

Pablo Picasso once said “I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.” Sometimes people tend to judge Kyle Lowry from the way he started in the NBA. [...]

May 17, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

Special Report: The Cebuano Hotshot

Special Report: The Cebuano Hotshot

Hontiveros is not the number one option in offense anymore, the Cebu Gems days are over and his team with the Alaska Aces are gearing towards Calvin Abueva as their energizer bunny both on offense and defense. [...]

March 19, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, Gilas, PBA, Special Report 0

DeMar Can Do it All

DeMar Can Do it All

And with barely a second left in regular time, there was no hesitation. DeMar chose his team above anything else… [...]

March 6, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files, sports 0