Andrew Bogut does it again
Another standout performance from Bogut (+17 plus-minus), but his defense in particular was incredible. He dominated the boards again (18 rebounds), kept the Spurs out of the paint – usually their bread and butter – and put the clamps on Timmy D.
Bogut sat for most of the first half with [...]
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Andrew Bogut does it again
The meltdown everyone saw coming… except him
Everyone knew it was coming. If there was ever a time where a late-game meltdown was a statistical probability, it was Game 1 of the Golden State Warriors vs San Antonio Spurs series. The Warriors are young and streaky, the Spurs are old and unflappable. Plus we’d seen it [...]
“It’s a point guard’s league”. Really?
In today’s NBA the point guard (or perimeter star) typically has the run of the show and gets all the accolades (ahem, Steph Curry), but who really dictates the outcome of a playoff series?
History tells us this – unless you’ve got a game-changing superstar wing player on your team, like [...]
Here’s the deal – we’ll chime in with some observations/opinions every couple of days throughout the playoffs. We’re moving away from the daily playoff votes due to time constraints, but hopefully the new format will give us the flexibility to write some more insightful pieces, during this the business end of the NBA season.
Forgive me [...]
Another big day on the playoff calendar, which saw an epic performance on Broadway, and three teams – Atlanta, Chicago and Denver – move to the brink of elimination.
3 votes – Carmelo Anthony. I’ve never liked the guy, but you’ve got to give credit where it’s due – Melo was phenomenal in the second half, [...]
These playoffs are fast becoming must-watch. While today didn’t have a game quite on par with the Clippers-Grizzlies thriller of yesterday, we did get a series of tight and hard-fought games and further evidence of what is becoming one of the best rivalries in the NBA, the OKC-Dallas series.
3 votes – LeBron James. I never [...]
And you thought Day 1 had drama. Day 2 saw the Clippers pull off one of the most remarkable comebacks in NBA history, Andrew Bynum had a historic night in Los Angeles and Rajon Rondo’s brain snap could see the end of the Celtics. Ah, the NBA playoffs, you gotta love it.
Let’s get to it. [...]
Reeling from the emotional high of watching the Thunder-Mavs game just moments ago, I sat down and loaded ESPN in my browser only to be confronted with the wincing face of Derrick Rose lying on the floor, his post-season finished before it had barely begun. Such were the highs and lows of a drama-filled Day [...]
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Could you have asked for a better start than this? The Bulls pushed to the limit by the 8-seed Pacers. The Heat forced to grind one out after being pummeled early. The Hawks stunning the Magic at home in what will be one of many upsets throughout this post-season. And the Mavs [...]
What better way to kick of this year’s playoff campaign than a brawl and a few flying elbows eh? The playoffs are back and so is Mr. Kevin Douchebag Garnett. As you can see from this video, Garnett’s actions were completely unprovoked, or at least provoked only by a few soft words from Q-Rich. Either [...]