NBA Playoffs

2019 Western Conference Finals Preview

Do CJ McCollum, Damian Lillard and the rest of the Portland Trail Blazers have what it takes to pull off the upset against the Golden State Warriors?

Another Houston Meltdown

In 2016 when Mike D'Antoni became the head coach of the Houston Rockets, he initially raised some eyebrows when he decided to move James Harden from his customary shooting guard position to point guard. But the doubters of the move were quickly silenced as the Rockets were piling up the wins, while Harden became an [...]

Allen Iverson 2.0

In 11 NBA seasons, Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook has become a household name. Westbrook is an eight-time NBA All-Star, one-time league MVP, and in each of the last three seasons, he has averaged a triple-double which is unprecedented. In 2012, Westbrook, along with small forward Kevin Durant and guard James Harden helped [...]

The Blue Collar Clippers

Throughout the 49-year history of the Los Angeles Clippers, they've been plagued by futility. In eight years as the Buffalo Braves, this franchise would make three playoff appearances, but low attendance would force them to relocate to San Diego in 1978. And things would not get any better for the Clippers in San Diego as [...]

2019 NBA Playoff Projections

Eastern Conference 1. Boston Celtics 2. Toronto Raptors 3. Philadelphia 76ers 4. Indiana Pacers 5. Milwaukee Bucks 6. Washington Wizards 7. Miami Heat 8.Detroit Pistons First Round Detroit Pistons vs. Boston Celtics (Celtics win series 4-1) The Pistons are happy to make the playoffs, but the Celtics have too much firepower for them. Miami vs. [...]

Don’t Doubt The Process

As the Eastern Conference Finals have kicked off, the team that many observers predicted would be participating in the series are watching from home. The Philadelphia 76ers fell to the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Semifinals after a remarkable season. The Sixers saw a 24-game improvement in the win column from last year which [...]