More than 20,000 Australians have made the move to Silicon Valley in the hopes of taking their internet startups global. However, the hunt for expert advice and capital is often met with many challenges unseen back home, especially for those dealing with remote teams operating on opposite sides of the world.
Coming off a tough 7 game playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers in round 1, Utah haven’t had the luxury of resting before the second round kicked off, unlike their opponent The Golden State Warriors.
As we prepared for Game 2 of the playoff series between the Portland Trailblazers and the Golden State Warriors, everything was falling in place for the home team to take home a win away in Oracle Arena. With Kevin Durant, Shaun Livingston and Matt Barnes all sidelined with injuries, it’s was the best chance for the Blazers had at getting a win away from home.
Heading into the 2016-17 NBA season the Minnesota Timberwolves were predicted by experts across the league to make a big impact, and head to the post season on the back of their young roster. Unfortunately, things didn’t pan out exactly at they were supposed to. On Tuesday night as the Timberwolves walk onto the floor in Oracle Arena to take on the Golden State Warriors, their season is already dead in the water.
I recently launched a new project called Online Learning Weekly. The idea behind the Online Learning Weekly stemmed from conversations that I had with several learning and technology experts in San Francisco. We had all experienced the same frustrations when trying to keep up to date with industry news, best practices, and other general cool things that people are working on.
In theory this shouldn’t be too hard, should it?
It might not have looked like much of a matchup on paper, but the Orlando Magic were walking into Oracle Arena and planning on taking home a win against the Golden State Warriors. After being involved in some questionable trades over the past 9 months, the recent acquisition of ex-Toronto Raptor Terrence Ross has given the Magic a much needed energy boost as the organization works to gain some momentum to finish the season.
Although the Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors face off one a season on each others home floor, the Celtics had a really good track record going into Oracle Area before their matchup. Having walked away with an unexpected win last season, Boston once again upset the home team after running them off the floor in the fourth quarter.
Over the past few years the rivalry between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Clippers has reached fever pitch, however in their last few meetings the Dubs have taken care of the Clippers with ease.
One of the most highly anticipated regular season games this year was the return of the Cleveland Cavaliers to Oracle Area, where last time they faced the Golden State Warriors they left with an NBA Championship. Even though the stakes weren’t as high this time around, the fans and NBA audience were at fever pitch as the both teams walked on the floor.