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  • MLS Scoreboard: Sporting KC downs Sounders, Red Bulls keep rolling, and more
    • MLS Scoreboard: Sporting KC downs Sounders, Red Bulls keep rolling, and more
    The Seattle Sounders' lead atop the Western Conference has shrunken to three points after Saturday's 2-1 loss to Sporting Kansas City at Lumen Field. A 79th-minute winner from Scottish winger Johnny Russell (...)...2021
  • • Grizzlies vs. Lakers prediction, pick, odds and more – 10/24/21
    The Memphis Grizzlies and Los Angeles Lakers will play in a Western Conference matchup on Sunday evening. It’s time to continue our NBA odds series and make a Grizzlies-Lakers prediction and pick. The Grizzlies and Lakers matchup Sunday as each team is heading in opposite directions early in this young 2021-22 NBA season. The Grizzlies […] The post Grizzlies vs. Lakers prediction, pick...2021
  • • Warriors vs. Kings prediction, pick, odds and more – 10/24/21
    The Golden State Warriors and Sacramento Kings will play in a Western Conference matchup on Sunday evening. It’s time to continue our NBA odds series and make a Warriors-Kings prediction and pick. The Warriors and Kings matchup on Sunday night in what could be another episode of Stephen Curry’s ridiculousness. Curry hit his first nine […] The post Warriors vs. Kings prediction, p...2021
  • • 3 Trail Blazers takeaways from dominant blowout victory over Suns
    PORTLAND — The Portland Trail Blazers got both their first win of the regular season and the Chauncey Billups era in rousing fashion on Saturday night, blowing out the Phoenix Suns 134-105 at Moda Center. Here are four takeaways from Portland’s dominant victory over the reigning Western Conference champions, a game every bit as lopsided as […] The post 3 Trail Blazers takeaways from do...2021
  • • San Antonio Spurs: 4 bold predictions for the 2021-22 NBA season
    After the miscommunication and departure of Kawhi Leonard from the San Antonio Spurs, the team has not been able to become a consistent threat in the deep Western Conference. Gregg Popovich continues to be at the helm for the prominent franchise, but none of their youthful draftees have ascended to All-Star caliber level yet. With […] The post San Antonio Spurs: 4 bold predictions for the 20...2021
  • • Is Anthony Davis-Dwight Howard fight cause for panic in Laker land?
    After their opening day loss to the Golden State Warriors, the Los Angeles Lakers played their first home game against the defending Western Conference Champions Phoenix Suns. The Lakers got off to a decent start, but the Suns went on a spurt in the second quarter to increase the lead to double digits. As tensions […] The post Is Anthony Davis-Dwight Howard fight cause for panic in Laker lan...2021
  • Saturday MLS Scoreboard: Sounders host Sporting KC, Nashville SC faces Union, and more
    • Saturday MLS Scoreboard: Sounders host Sporting KC, Nashville SC faces Union, and more
    MLS Decision Day is roughly two weeks away and many clubs remain in the hunt for playoff places and official seeding as the regular season nears its climax. The Seattle Sounders lead the Western Conference (...)...2021
  • • NBA Odds: Suns vs. Blazers prediction, odds, pick and more – 10/23/21
    The Phoenix Suns and Portland Trail Blazers will battle in a Western Conference matchup on Saturday night. It’s time to continue our NBA odds series and make a Suns-Blazers prediction and pick. The Suns and Blazers will each look to pick up a win on Saturday, as each side has veterans who are hoping for […] The post NBA Odds: Suns vs. Blazers prediction, odds, pick and more – 10/...2021
  • • Houston Rockets: 4 bold predictions for the 2021-22 NBA season
    Just two years ago, the Houston Rockets reached the Western Conference Semifinals, but their performance has taken a drastic hit over the last two years. They were the worst team in the NBA last year. Fortunately, they received the second overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft and used it by selecting athletic wing Jalen […] The post Houston Rockets: 4 bold predictions for the 2021-22 NBA season...2021
  • • Utah Jazz: 5 big questions for 2021-22 NBA season
    In an unprecedented season with a slew of COVID-related absences and recurring injuries, the Utah Jazz stood out in the 2021 NBA regular season. They coasted through the number one seed in the Western Conference. They had a phenomenal point differential as they were almost unbeatable in their home floor at Vivint Arena because of […] The post Utah Jazz: 5 big questions for 2021-22 NBA season...2021

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  • • Utah Jazz: 5 big questions for 2021-22 NBA season
    In an unprecedented season with a slew of COVID-related absences and recurring injuries, the Utah Jazz stood out in the 2021 NBA regular season. They coasted through the number one seed in the Western Conference. They had a phenomenal point differential as they were almost unbeatable in their home floor at Vivint Arena because of […] The post Utah Jazz: 5 big questions for 2021-22 NBA season...2021
  • • LeBron James won’t be thrilled with latest Lakers injury report for opening game vs. Warriors
    All roads will lead to the Staples Center on Tuesday as the Los Angeles Lakers host the Golden State Warriors on opening night. The two Western Conference contenders will renew their growing rivalry, particularly the head-to-head matchup between LeBron James and Stephen Curry. While the two superstars have grown friendlier over the past few years, […] The post LeBron James won’t be thr...2021
  • • Los Angeles Clippers: 4 bold predictions for the 2021-22 NBA season
    The Los Angeles Clippers are coming off their best season yet, at least based on how far they got in the playoffs. They finally made it to the Western Conference finals and could have arguably even won the championship had it not been for Kawhi Leonard’s ACL injury. But now that Leonard is expected to […] The post Los Angeles Clippers: 4 bold predictions for the 2021-22 NBA season appeared f...2021
  • • Utah Jazz: 4 bold predictions for the 2021-22 NBA season
    The Utah Jazz went through the 2020-2021 regular season with ease as they would rain three-pointers on majority of the teams and topple them by double digits. Expectations were high for the Quin Snyder-led squad because their core had been together for numerous years already. Their Western Conference counterparts had COVID-related illnesses or injuries surrounding […] The post Utah Jazz: 4 b...2021
  • • The Cannon staff predicts the 2021-22 NHL season
    Photo by Jeff Bottari/NHLI via Getty Images Share your own picks in the comments! The 2021-22 NHL season officially kicked off last night, and the Columbus Blue Jackets take the ice tomorrow. That means it’s time for our annual preseason picks. Will we be embarrassingly wrong with some of these picks? Probably! But we’ve never let that stop us. Metro No homer picks here, as none of us have...2021
  • • 2 reasons the Los Angeles Lakers won’t win the 2022 NBA championship
    Coming off a busy offseason in which they completely reshuffled their roster, the Los Angeles Lakers are trying to get back to their winning ways and bounce back from an injury plagued 2020-21 NBA season that produced a first-round exit from the playoffs at the hands of the eventual Western Conference champion Phoenix Suns. Now […] The post 2 reasons the Los Angeles Lakers won’t win the 2022...2021
  • • 2021-22 Colorado Avalanche season preview
    Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports It’s time the Avalanche take that next step For the second straight season, the Colorado Avalanche are among the favorites to win the Stanley Cup. Once regarded as a young, up and coming team, they have now graduated to a team fully inside their championship window. Led by superstars like Nathan MacKinnon, Mikko Rantanen and Cale Makar, the Avs are a team that...2021
  • • Cannon Blasts: Previewing the 2021-22 season
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images That and more of this week’s links Well, folks, we’ve finally made it. The 2021-22 NHL season finally begins this week. Here’s what you need to know about the upcoming Columbus Blue Jackets campaign: Storylines to watch Clearing the “Lars Bar” After a mutual parting of ways with John Tortorella after six seasons as head coach, the Blue...2021
  • • Clippers star Paul George vocal on silver lining of Kawhi Leonard injury
    When asked during training camp in San Diego on Saturday if there was a moment he wishes he could go back in time and change from his team’s Western Conference Finals run last season, LA Clippers star Paul George gave the same answer every Clippers fan in the world would give without a moment of […] The post Clippers star Paul George vocal on silver lining of Kawhi Leonard injury appea...2021
  • • Reviewing the last matchups for the Colorado Avalanche against the Pacific Division
    The Avs will see other teams out West besides the California clubs, and welcome a newcomer to the league Part three of our four part series looks into the first half of the Western Conference - specifically the Pacific Division. The Avs saw a couple of these teams last year thanks to the restructuring of the conferences. However, the Avs haven’t visited Western Canada in over 18 months. So, let’s ...2021

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  • • Avalanche hoping to spend a lot of time in Edmonton this summer
    Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports A long playoff run would mean a long quarantine in Edmonton this summer When it comes to the COIVD-19 pandemic, the way it has been handled in Canada versus the United States has been night and day. With new cases and deaths surging across a number of states, the NHL was faced with a tough decision. They had decided more than a month ago that Las Vegas was going to...2020

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Western Conference trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • San Antonio Spurs: 4 bold predictions for the 2021-22 NBA season
    After the miscommunication and departure of Kawhi Leonard from the San Antonio Spurs, the team has not been able to become a consistent threat in the deep Western Conference. Gregg Popovich continues to be at the helm for the prominent franchise, but none of their youthful draftees have ascended to All-Star caliber level yet. With […] The post San Antonio Spurs: 4 bold predictions for the 20...2021
  • • Suns’ latest roster tweak will please Chris Paul, Devin Booker
    The defending Western Conference champions, Phoenix Suns, have signed Landry Shamet to a four-year, $43 million rookie contract extension. Phoenix Suns guard Landry Shamet has agreed to a four-year, $43 million rookie contract extension, his agent @GeorgeLangberg tells ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) October 18, 2021 Last season, Phoenix was led to the NBA Finals […] The post Sun...2021
  • • Suns news: Mikal Bridges drops truth bomb on Deandre Ayton contract situation
    Fresh off a surprising NBA Finals appearance, the Phoenix Suns are in the final stages of gearing up for another run. Unfortunately, it appears they’ll have a big distraction with Deandre Ayton on their hands as they try to repeat as Western Conference Champions. Ayton and the Suns reportedly could not agree on a contract […] The post Suns news: Mikal Bridges drops truth bomb on Deandr...2021
  • Agents: Suns' Bridges nets 4-yr, $90M extension
    • Agents: Suns' Bridges nets 4-yr, $90M extension
    Phoenix guard-forward Mikal Bridges on Sunday agreed to a four-year, $90 million rookie contract extension with the Western Conference-champion Suns, his agents Sam Goldfeder and Jordan Gertler told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....2021
  • • The Cannon staff predicts the 2021-22 NHL season
    Photo by Jeff Bottari/NHLI via Getty Images Share your own picks in the comments! The 2021-22 NHL season officially kicked off last night, and the Columbus Blue Jackets take the ice tomorrow. That means it’s time for our annual preseason picks. Will we be embarrassingly wrong with some of these picks? Probably! But we’ve never let that stop us. Metro No homer picks here, as none of us have...2021
  • • MHH Roundtable: Let the games begin
    Photo by Juan Ocampo/NHLI via Getty Images Hope, expectations and predictions for the Colorado Avalanche in the 2021-22 season. Now that the six-game exhibition slate is behind us and final roster decisions have been made now it is time for the Colorado Avalanche to embark on the 2021-22 season. It is another season with high expectation but new challenges in what hopefully leads to a lon...2021
  • • 2021-22 Colorado Avalanche season preview
    Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports It’s time the Avalanche take that next step For the second straight season, the Colorado Avalanche are among the favorites to win the Stanley Cup. Once regarded as a young, up and coming team, they have now graduated to a team fully inside their championship window. Led by superstars like Nathan MacKinnon, Mikko Rantanen and Cale Makar, the Avs are a team that...2021
  • • Cannon Blasts: Previewing the 2021-22 season
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images That and more of this week’s links Well, folks, we’ve finally made it. The 2021-22 NHL season finally begins this week. Here’s what you need to know about the upcoming Columbus Blue Jackets campaign: Storylines to watch Clearing the “Lars Bar” After a mutual parting of ways with John Tortorella after six seasons as head coach, the Blue...2021
  • • Colorado Avalanche Gameday: The regulars get their shot
    Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images We get a first look at some of the big names of this Avs team against a more than worthy opponent The Avs play a second game of a back to back at home in Ball Arena. Tonight’s opponent is the second and final preseason match-up against the Vegas Golden Knights, before they go at it for real on October 26th. Colorado Avalanche The Avs are coming off a 3-1...2021
  • • 2 potential trade candidates for the San Antonio Spurs entering 2021 training camp
    The San Antonio Spurs find themselves in unchartered territory entering the 2021-22 season. As currently constructed, they don’t have a squad that is a lock to get in the playoffs in the Western Conference. The Spurs are in perhaps the worst spot for any team in the NBA – ways away from competing for a […] The post 2 potential trade candidates for the San Antonio Spurs entering 2...2021

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  • • MLS Scoreboard: Sporting KC downs Sounders, Red Bulls keep rolling, and more
    The Seattle Sounders' lead atop the Western Conference has shrunken to three points after Saturday's 2-1 loss to Sporting Kansas City at Lumen Field. A 79th-minute winner from Scottish winger Johnny Russell (...)...2021
  • Predicting the 2021-22 Western Conference standings, playoffs, Finals
    • Predicting the 2021-22 Western Conference standings, playoffs, Finals
    What teams are poised to knock off the Lakers?...2021
  • • The Cannon staff predicts the 2021-22 NHL season
    Photo by Jeff Bottari/NHLI via Getty Images Share your own picks in the comments! The 2021-22 NHL season officially kicked off last night, and the Columbus Blue Jackets take the ice tomorrow. That means it’s time for our annual preseason picks. Will we be embarrassingly wrong with some of these picks? Probably! But we’ve never let that stop us. Metro No homer picks here, as none of us have...2021
  • • MHH Roundtable: Let the games begin
    Photo by Juan Ocampo/NHLI via Getty Images Hope, expectations and predictions for the Colorado Avalanche in the 2021-22 season. Now that the six-game exhibition slate is behind us and final roster decisions have been made now it is time for the Colorado Avalanche to embark on the 2021-22 season. It is another season with high expectation but new challenges in what hopefully leads to a lon...2021
  • • 2021-22 Colorado Avalanche season preview
    Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports It’s time the Avalanche take that next step For the second straight season, the Colorado Avalanche are among the favorites to win the Stanley Cup. Once regarded as a young, up and coming team, they have now graduated to a team fully inside their championship window. Led by superstars like Nathan MacKinnon, Mikko Rantanen and Cale Makar, the Avs are a team that...2021
  • • Cannon Blasts: Previewing the 2021-22 season
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images That and more of this week’s links Well, folks, we’ve finally made it. The 2021-22 NHL season finally begins this week. Here’s what you need to know about the upcoming Columbus Blue Jackets campaign: Storylines to watch Clearing the “Lars Bar” After a mutual parting of ways with John Tortorella after six seasons as head coach, the Blue...2021
  • • Reviewing the last matchups for the Colorado Avalanche against the Pacific Division
    The Avs will see other teams out West besides the California clubs, and welcome a newcomer to the league Part three of our four part series looks into the first half of the Western Conference - specifically the Pacific Division. The Avs saw a couple of these teams last year thanks to the restructuring of the conferences. However, the Avs haven’t visited Western Canada in over 18 months. So, let’s ...2021
  • • Ranking the Last 10 Season of Colorado Avalanche Hockey Part 2: The Best
    Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images In part one of my rankings of the last ten season of Avalanche hockey I looked at what I considered to be the bottom five. Now I will be looking at the top five seasons of Colorado Avalanche hockey (out of the last ten seasons) 5. The Worst of the Best - 2013-14 Season Finally, a winning season on this list. The 2013-14 season will be one of the most memo...2021
  • • Rockets Nearing Deal to Bring Back Former Fifth Overall Pick Dante Exum
    With John Wall preparing to sit out until the Houston Rockets find him a new home, the up-and-coming Western Conference squad will be in need of a point guard. As a result, they’re nearing a deal to bring back Dante Exum for the training camp roster, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. Exum is coming off […] The post Rockets Nearing Deal to Bring Back Former Fifth Overall...2021
  • • Ranking the Last 10 Season of Colorado Avalanche Hockey Part 1: The Bottom 5
    Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images We’ve seen it all over the last ten seasons After doing a more serious article for my first piece for Mile High Hockey, I thought it would be good to do my second article on a less serious topic which will hopefully ignite a little lighthearted debate to keep you all occupied during this offseason. Here are my worst five of the last ten seasons...2021

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  • • Ranking the urgency for rebuilding Western Conference teams to make playoffs in 2021-22 NBA season
    The NBA Western Conference is habitually stiff, which leads to a handful of legitimately competitive teams missing the playoffs. At the moment, there are six teams in the conference that are rebuilding and/or trying to turn a corner with a young core. Those teams are the San Antonio Spurs, New Orleans Pelicans, Sacramento Kings, Minnesota […] The post Ranking the urgency for rebuilding Weste...2021
  • • 2 reasons the Los Angeles Clippers won’t win the 2022 NBA Championship
    After overcoming the odds and fighting their way through to their first-ever Western Conference Finals appearance in franchise history, the Los Angeles Clippers are looking to keep the momentum going heading into the 2021-22 NBA season. This, however, may prove to be difficult as they’ll be without franchise superstar Kawhi Leonard for the majority of […] The post 2 reasons the Los Ang...2021
  • • Cannon Blasts: Previewing the 2021-22 season
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  • • Clippers star Paul George vocal on silver lining of Kawhi Leonard injury
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  • • Ranking the Last 10 Season of Colorado Avalanche Hockey Part 2: The Best
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  • • Ranking the Last 10 Season of Colorado Avalanche Hockey Part 1: The Bottom 5
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  • • Oklahoma City Thunder 2021 NBA Draft Grades For Every Pick
    The Oklahoma City Thunder may have ended the 2020-21 season near the bottom of the Western Conference with a disappointing 22-50 record. However, it can’t be denied that the team still possesses one of the best young cores in the league as of the moment. In the 2021 NBA Draft, general manager Sam Presti added […] The post Oklahoma City Thunder 2021 NBA Draft Grades For Every Pick appea...2021
  • • Becky Hammon on the Spurs’ Performance Last Season and What She’s Learned as an Assistant Coach Over the Years
    For San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon, last season had its ups and downs. Not only did the team have to navigate COVID-19 protocols and an impacted schedule, but they finished the season with a 33-39 record, ranked tenth in the Western Conference. And yet, it was during those tough moments that she saw […] The post Becky Hammon on the Spurs’ Performance Last Season and Wha...2021
  • • Chris Paul’s tear-jerking talk with Suns coach Monty Williams in final seconds of West Finals win
    In the closing seconds of the Western Conference Finals Game 6, Phoenix Suns star Chris Paul was seen sharing an emotional moment and hug with head coach Monty Williams. Obviously, there is more to it. Thanks to the NBA, a mic’d up version of the moment has been released. And in a rather heartwarming talk, […] The post Chris Paul’s tear-jerking talk with Suns coach Monty Williams...2021
  • • Lakers legend Shaquille O’Neal’s epic comment on viral Kobe Bryant meme
    Just hours after the Phoenix Suns celebrated a trip to the Western Conference Finals against the Los Angeles Clippers, a viral video surfaced on the internet. However, the clip was of the Los Angeles Lakers and Kobe Bryant just moments after winning their own Western Conference title to head to the NBA Finals. This is […] The post Lakers legend Shaquille O’Neal’s epic comment on ...2021

Top Western Conference news

  • • VIDEO: Marcus Morris steps on Mavs star Luka Doncic’s injured ankle
    The Dallas Mavericks-vs-Los Angeles Clippers Western Conference playoff series has indeed been filled with several controversies. Marcus Morris added another entry in the chippy affair during Game 5 after it appeared he purposely stepped on the injured left ankle of Mavs superstar Luka Doncic. Marcus Morris trying to step on Luka’s injured ankle ? 😐 […] The post VIDEO: Marcus Morris steps o...2020
  • • LeBron James Named NBA Western Conference Player of the Month
    Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James has been named NBA Western Conference Player of the Month for games played in February, it was an...2020
  • • LeBron James Named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week
    LeBron James named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week for games played March 2 to March 8...2020
  • • Suns’ X-factor vs. Bucks in 2021 NBA Finals
    The Phoenix Suns recently overcame the Los Angeles Clippers in a 4-2 series victory in the Western Conference Finals to finally advance to the championship stage for the first time in 28 years. They will be facing another tough opponent in the Milwaukee Bucks, who also emerged victorious with a 4-2 series win against the […] The post Suns’ X-factor vs. Bucks in 2021 NBA Finals appeared...2021
  • • Anthony Davis Named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week
    EL SEGUNDO – Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis has been named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week for games...2019
  • • LeBron James Named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week
    EL SEGUNDO – Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James has been named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week for games...2019
  • • Lakers History: Kobe Outshines Melo & Iverson in 2008 Playoffs
    Despite a torn ligament in his right hand and a sore left knee, Kobe scored 49 against Carmelo Anthony and Allen Iverson in Game 2 of the 2008 Western Conference first round series....2020
  • • Kobe Daggers Suns: Retro Running Diary, Game 6, 2010 WCF
    Kobe takes the Suns apart with a vintage performance in the 2010 Western Conference Finals....2020
  • • LeBron James Named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week
    EL SEGUNDO – Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James has been named NBA Western Conference...2020
  • • China not airing Lakers-Rockets Game 1
    Houston Rockets games continue to be banned from Chinese airwaves, as Game 1 of the NBA’s Western Conference semifinals tiff pitting the team against the Los Angeles Lakers will also not be airing in the country on Friday. Tencent, China’s official national broadcaster and NBA partner, has elected not to show the highly-anticipated series due […] The post China not airing Lakers-...2020
  • • LeBron James Named NBA Western Conference Player of the Month
    Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James has been named NBA Western Conference...2020
  • • Suns vs. Clippers: Patrick Beverley ejected from Game 6 after shoving Chris Paul from behind
    Game 6 of the Western Conference finals was out of hand by the time Beverley went after Paul...2021
  • • Lakers' small ball, Rockets' bench units and most important lineups for Western Conference's top contenders
    These are the lineups that will determine the Western Conference champion...2020
  • • Lakers vs. Rockets, Game 5: Three Things to Know (9/12/20)
    We dive into the matchup as the Lakers play the Rockets in Game 5 of the Western Conference Semis....2020

Western Conference schedule, game

  • • Grizzlies vs. Lakers prediction, pick, odds and more – 10/24/21
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  • • Warriors vs. Kings prediction, pick, odds and more – 10/24/21
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  • • Saturday MLS Scoreboard: Sounders host Sporting KC, Nashville SC faces Union, and more
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  • • NBA Odds: Suns vs. Blazers prediction, odds, pick and more – 10/23/21
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  • Minnesota United hitting stride after beating Union to earn second straight win
    • Minnesota United hitting stride after beating Union to earn second straight win
    A three-match winless slump at the start of October had threatened to jeopardize Minnesota United's playoff chances in the highly-competitive Western Conference, but Wednesday's win against the (...)...2021
  • • Suns vs. Lakers prediction, odds, pick and more – 10/22/21
    The Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Lakers will square off in a Western Conference matchup on Friday night. It’s time to continue our NBA odds series and make a Suns-Lakers prediction and pick. The Suns and Lakers will play Friday in what will be a rematch of the first round series between the two teams […] The post Suns vs. Lakers prediction, odds, pick and more – 10/22/21 appeared...2021
  • Wednesday MLS Scoreboard: Revs move closer to Supporters' Shield, LA teams win, and more
    • Wednesday MLS Scoreboard: Revs move closer to Supporters' Shield, LA teams win, and more
    The New England Revolution moved a step closer to history on Wednesday night, while both Los Angeles teams earned important road victories to help their chances in the ever-tightening Western Conference playoff (...)...2021
  • • NBA Odds: Blazers vs. Kings prediction, odds, pick and more – 10/20/21
    The NBA has finally returned, and fans couldn’t have asked for a better night of games. The Sacramento Kings will travel to take on the Portland Trail Blazers. This Western Conference battle will set the tone for the rest of the season and should be an exciting matchup, get ready because basketball is back!  It’s […] The post NBA Odds: Blazers vs. Kings prediction, odds, pick and...2021
  • • NBA Odds: Rockets vs. Timberwolves prediction, odds, pick and more – 10/20/21
    After what feels like a very long offseason, the NBA has finally returned! Starting off with some great games, this season is bound to be full of action and great competition. The Houston Rockets will hit the road to take on the Minnesota Timberwolves. This Western Conference battle is going to be a good one. […] The post NBA Odds: Rockets vs. Timberwolves prediction, odds, pick and more ...2021
  • • NBA Odds: Nuggets vs. Suns prediction, odds, pick and more – 10/20/21
    The Denver Nuggets and Phoenix Suns will battle in a Western Conference, season opening matchup on Wednesday night. It’s time to continue our NBA odds series and make a Nuggets-Suns prediction and pick. The Nuggets and Suns will matchup for the season opener for the first time since the Suns demolished Denver in four games […] The post NBA Odds: Nuggets vs. Suns prediction, odds, pick ...2021

Western Conference rumors, scandals

  • • Ranking the Last 10 Season of Colorado Avalanche Hockey Part 2: The Best
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  • • Suns star Chris Paul reveals secret to playing through partially torn ligaments in right hand
    Phoenix Suns star Chris Paul apparently played through the Western Conference Finals with an injured shooting hand, shocking everyone and raising questions how he was able to pull it off while still impacting the team. On Saturday as the Suns await their opponents from the East, Paul opened up on what exactly he did to […] The post Suns star Chris Paul reveals secret to playing through parti...2021
  • • Report: Damian Lillard was on Kawhi Leonard’s team-up list in 2019
    Kawhi Leonard’s Los Angeles Clippers were just eliminated from the Western Conference Finals by the Phoenix Suns, with Leonard unfortunately missing the entire series due to a knee injury. The focus now shifts to what Leonard and the Clippers will do this offseason. Leonard has a $36 million player option for 2021-22. There’s some gossip […] The post Report: Damian Lillard was on...2021
  • • Post Up: Bucks Dominate the Hawks In Game 2 and Even the Series
    After the Los Angeles Clippers finally broke through with their first win of the Western Conference Finals series, the Milwaukee Bucks tried to get their first win after a shocking upset loss to the Atlanta Hawks in Game 1 to even the series. No. 3 Milwaukee Bucks 125, No. 5 Atlanta Hawks 91 Series tied […] The post Post Up: Bucks Dominate the Hawks In Game 2 and Even the Series appeared fir...2021
  • Watch: Suns beat Clippers on last-second Deandre Ayton alley-oop
    • Watch: Suns beat Clippers on last-second Deandre Ayton alley-oop
    The Phoenix Suns improbably beat the Los Angeles Clippers 104-103 in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Tuesday on a buzzer-beating alley-oop....2021
  • • VIDEO: Suns’ Deandre Ayton breaks Clippers’ hearts with buzzer-beating alley-oop
    Deandre Ayton is clutch. If you need any proof, then look no further than his  epic game-winning throwdown in Game 2 of the Phoenix Suns-Los Angeles Clippers Western Conference Finals series. With just less than a second left on the clock and the Suns trailing 103-102, Monty Williams drew up a perfect play for Ayton […] The post VIDEO: Suns’ Deandre Ayton breaks Clippers’ hearts ...2021
  • • Crucial coaching decisions that backfired in NBA Playoffs in recent memory
    Mason Plumlee’s shoulders sank as quickly as Anthony Davis buried the game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer in Game 2 of the NBA Western Conference Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Denver Nuggets in 2020. This, in turn, has inspired this post on the NBA Playoffs and coaching blunders. That moment ranks up near […] The post Crucial coaching decisions that backfired in NB...2021
  • • Lakers star Anthony Davis’ honest rating of buzzer-beating triple in West Finals vs. Nuggets
    Los Angeles Lakers superstar Anthony Davis spent his off day on Wednesday by answering a few questions on NBA Reddit. One of the many questions asked was where he would rank the buzzer-beating three he shot in last season’s Western Conference Conference Finals. His answer? Number one.  “Number 1. That’s my best career play thus […] The post Lakers star Anthony Davis’ honest...2021
  • • The only ‘untouchable’ Rockets’ player ahead of trade deadline, revealed
    With an 11-25 record and the owners of the 14th spot in the Western Conference, there is speculation that the Houston Rockets could move some of their players at the trade deadline. With the team currently mired in a 15-game losing streak and the playoffs out of reach, general manager Rafael Stone could begin a […] The post The only ‘untouchable’ Rockets’ player ahead of tr...2021
  • • Chris Webber recalls Kings getting ‘cheated’ vs. Lakers in playoffs
    One of the biggest scandals in NBA history happened in the early 2000s when the Sacramento Kings lost to the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2002 Western Conference Finals. Chris Webber, who was a key member of the Kings in the early 2000s, recalled getting “cheated” versus the Lakers during an appearance on The Ringer’s […] The post Chris Webber recalls Kings getting ‘chea...2021

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