Charlotte Bobcats (86) vs. Miami Heat (99) Game 1 Recap, Analysis
The Miami Heat’s run toward a three-peat has begun. The Heat aren’t as good of a team as they were last year, but they are still the defending world champs with the best player in the world—LeBron James. The Charlotte Bobcats on the other hand are in the NBA playoffs—two years after finishing the regular […]
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Bulls vs. Wizards recap: Washington takes Game 1 as offense struggles in crunch time
The Chicago Bulls couldn't stop the bleeding, so they bled to death. The offense got tight and couldn't manufacture anything resembling a decent look. Joakim Noah didn't have the ball enough; Kirk Hinrich had it too much. Shooters passed up open looks because shots weren't falling, and the result was the type of completely inept late shot clock possessions we'...
2014 NBA Playoffs: Three lessons from the Golden State Warriors' Game 1 win against the L.A. Clippers
The Warriors pulled off a surprising Game 1 victory that probably can't realistically be duplicated. But what might we be able to take away from the game anyway?
Eddie Maisonet of SB Nation.com wrote an article prior to Game 1 ye...
2014 NBA Playoffs: Golden State Warriors steal Game 1 against L.A. Clippers, 109-105
Defying the odds and most predictions, the Warriors went into Staples Center and stole Game 1 of their first round series agains the Clippers.
The Golden State Warriors' 109-105 win over the L.A. Clippers today managed to ...
Michael Beasley: (Ankle) Did Not Play In Game 1
Michael Beasley: Beasley (ankle) has been ruled out for Sunday's Game 1 against the Bobcats, the Charlotte Observer reports.
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Craig Sager Jr. Interviews Gregg Popovich, Pop Wishes Senior Well (Video)
The usually short coach Gregg Popovich broke character in an interview with Craig Sager Jr. during Dallas Mavericks-San Antonio Spurs game on Sunday. Pop’s answers were slightly more detailed than usual and he took a moment to look right in the camera and send well wishes Craig Sager Sr., who was diagnosed with leukemia. It […]
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New York Daily News Headline Takes Jab at Raptors GM’s ‘F–k Brooklyn’ Comment
Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri got a little too caught up in the excitement of the playoffs when he yelled “F–k Brooklyn” to a crowd of Raptors fans before Game 1 of their series against the Brooklyn Nets. The Nets took the first game of the series 94-87 in the Air Canada Centre, leading […]
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How Joe Johnson Picked Apart the Raptors
As expected, Joe Johnson was a real problem in Game 1. The post How Joe Johnson Picked Apart the Raptors appeared first on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog.
Poll: Keep Amir Johnson in Starting Lineup?
A starting lineup decision is to be made. The post Poll: Keep Amir Johnson in Starting Lineup? appeared first on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog.
Random Thoughts on Important Dates and the Salary Cap
This is a very important off season for the Celtics and there are several key...
Fiddlin' and Diddlin' Celtics Daily Links 4/20/14
The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. Mark Jackson's job in game #1
How do you evaluate the job of the coach after a game like that?
Mark Jackson has been on the hot seat for months now, with persistent rumors that he would be fired without a deep playoff run, and open speculation among the fan base about who might replace him. A number of his players have come out to support him, some of them with unusual vehemence.
Playoffs Day One,Hou-Por,Raptors,Warriors,Bobcats,Blazers,Playoff Coaches,Wiz,Pacers
- How the Hawks’ shooting made Roy Hibbert’s life miserable (from Mike Prada, SBNation): ” The Indiana Pacers have a serious problem. The Atlanta Hawks are not a good team — they finished 10 games behind the West’s No. 9 seed and openly talked about not being proud of finishing eighth — but they are a […]
The Stephen Curry vs. double teams breakdown
The Los Angeles Clippers tried to take the ball out of the Golden State Warriors' best player's hands to shut down the offense. It didn't work.
The Miami Heat are famous for putting a sudden and depressing end to the
2013-14 Nostradumbass of the Year
Another year of prediction contests, another winner.
Our second year of Prediction Contests was even more popular than last year. When I started this contest back in 2012-13, I wasn't sure it would be a long-term thing, but you guys have embraced it. More than 300 people participated at least once, and about 30-40 were regulars.