This might not be the prettiest basketball game we’ve ever seen, but it’s great nonetheless. This play symbolizes the slugfest: Carmelo Anthony spins baseline on Paul George and looks to have an easy dunk in the fourth quarter of a tight game. Roy Hibbert slides over and completely stuffs him at the rim. Playoff basketball in full effect: Read More »
TAG: NBA Playoffs
Whenever something in sports doesn’t go according to plan, we as fans are quick to place blame. The easy way to explain why the Oklahoma City Thunder couldn’t get back to the Western Conference Finals, much less the NBA Finals, would be to blame Kevin Durant for not being able to carry his team to the next round. Let’s take a deeper look before placing blame.
What became of the Thunder the second Russell Westbrook‘s meniscus tore falls on many parts of the organization. Read More »
Check out the NBA’s picks for the Top 5 Plays from last night’s two playoff games. Various Knicks‘ swats make it in, but curiously not this beast Tyson Chandler destruction of a Tyler Hansbrough sure bucket.
Check out huge dunks from Paul George, Kawhi Leonard and more: Read More »
Did you catch this after the San Antonio Spurs eliminated the Golden State Warriors last night in Oakland? The Warriors players remained on the floor after the final buzzer to thank their fans, with Stephen Curry taking the mic to address the home crowd.
For a young player who is still just realizing how good he can be while balancing the huge disappointment of elimination, Steph showed a ton of class and poise in this moment. Read More »
On this day in 2001, Allen Iverson was presented with his NBA MVP Award before Game 5 of his Sixers’ Eastern Conference Semi-Finals series against Vince Carter and the Toronto Raptors. [Check out A.I., White Chocolate and the 20 Best Crossovers in NBA History]
How did the shortest MVP in NBA history follow up his award presentation? By putting 52 points on the VC and the Raps – his second 50-point performance of the series. Read More »
Signs things are not going your way in an elimination game of your NBA Playoff series: Tayshaun Prince is putting dunks on you that he hasn’t done in games since he was at Dominguez High School: Read More »
MANY of you took notice of our LeBron James’ 11 Worst Flops post the other day. The ongoing James/Flop debate has people talking and taking sides to the point where we find ourselves asking, “Was that a flop?” every time he (or anyone else) hits the deck.
So we ask you: Was the following play from tonight’s game a LeBron flop? Read More »