Tagged: Playoffs

warriors

The Unsurpassed Warriors Can Only Be Stopped By Injuries

The Warriors opened up their title defense with a 26-point Game 1 win over the Rockets in a rematch of last year’s Western Conference Finals. But the biggest news to come out of that game is the status of reigning MVP Stephen Curry, who played less than 20 minutes after...

mavericks

Mavericks Are Just About Cooked Now

The Thunder opened the 2016 Playoffs with a resounding 38-point win over the Mavericks. Point guard Russell Westbrook (24 points and 11 assists in 29 minutes) and Durant (23 points in 26 minutes) were productive as usual but Oklahoma City also received a strong performance from power forward Serge Ibaka,...

raptors

It’s Simple: The Raptors Need Their Stars To Show Up

The Pacers were the sole road team to win a Game 1 over the opening weekend of the 2016 NBA Playoffs. The Raptors have now lost home playoff openers in three consecutive seasons, and dropped to 0-8 in the first game of an opening-round playoff series. This was the seventh-straight...

conferences

Choppin’ It Up: Episode 11 – The NBA Conferences

    During last week’s segment of Choppin’ It Up with Adrian Square Garden, It was all Westbrook, Westbrook, Westbrook. The week following that podcast, my articles consisted of even more Westbrook as a I developed somewhat of a series trilogy to the absolute tear the 4 time all-star has...

lbj

LBJ Said To Be “Going Dark” On The Social Media Front

  82 regular season games are in the bag, almost every award recipient has been named, and the 2015 NBA playoffs are finally underway. For many, this entails bonuses added to already impressive salaries, and for the teams who aren’t fortunate enough to extend their seasons… they become the butt of...

butler

In The Declining Of An Extension, Butler Scores Big

  If you happened to catch some of the playoff action amidst “putting one in the air” for 4/20, then you’d remember (actually chances are your short term memory prohibited you from such) that 4 year wingman, Jimmy Butler put the entire Chicago Bulls franchise on his back in game 2...

money

The Money Changed How We Think

  Which One? Quarterback A: Made every start in his five year career with an overall 54-26 record. He’s completed 60.5% of his passes throwing 102 touchdowns (TDs) and 56 interceptions. He has a QB rating of 86.5. He has thrown for 17,633 yards. He has ten 4th quarter comebacks...