With the regular season in the rear-view, the Los Angeles Lakers were ready to prove all doubters wrong. Perceptions for this title favorite were more varied than expected. Plenty of oddsmakers, insiders, and fans gave them the appropriate respect. Though even with Anthony Davis and
The “NBA Bubble” resulted in a viewing experience unlike anything ever seen. Title favorites such as the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Clippers wilted under traditional postseason pressure compounded by the strange, new circumstances. That gave way to unprecedented runs by gritty teams like the
The Western Conference’s first-round of postseason play will feature one of the most talked-about series, the Los Angeles Lakers vs. the Portland Trail Blazers. The Lakers enter the playoffs as the first seed out West. They are making their first playoff appearance since 2013. As
This week on episode 41 of the CrownHoops podcast, Jordan Daly, Mike White, Stacey Collier, and Ben Okazawa talk about their biggest personal hot takes (ft. James Harden, Derrick Rose, and more!), debate prime Dwight Howard vs current Anthony Davis, do a start/bench/cut debate for
With Kevin Durant leaving the Golden State Warriors this past summer, the NBA saw a makeover. After the league was dominated by super teams for so long, we are now entering an era where NBA star duos are the main focus again. With this in
LeBron James, Anthony Davis, and the Los Angeles Lakers have busted out of the gate guns blazing. Preseason critics have eaten a ton of crow as the team sits atop the Western Conference with a 24-3 record. Their offense has only recently rounded into form.
After a two-week hiatus, the fantastic duo of Stacey Collier II and Natasha Clare returns. In this episode, Stacey and Natasha open with the Houston Rockets filing a protest against the NBA over discrediting two points from James Harden. Next, the duo discusses the firing
The NBA season is finally in full swing and many teams are already showing great signs on the defensive side of the floor. Other teams are suffering defensively and their win-loss record shows it. With that, comes one of the best determining factors of team
A small quote from Spencer Dinwiddie caused a lot of conversation recently in the NBA universe. When questioned by The Athletic’s Travonne Edwards about which state/region has produced the greatest haul of today’s NBA players, Dinwiddie remarked it was Southern California (SoCal) by a longshot.
In episode nine of the C&C Sports Show, Stacey and Natasha discuss the initial College Football Playoff rankings. Both give their reactions to the first four teams and preview the upcoming LSU versus Alabama game. Also, Stacey and Natasha preview the college basketball season. They