2015 NBA Playoffs Matchups

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A Brief Look at the NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference

Eastern Conference No. 1 Indiana Pacers vs. No. 8 Atlanta Hawks – Indiana’s downward spiral has caused concerns for Pacers fan across the world. If they hope to meet Miami in the conference finals (presumably), they’ll have to get through the Hawks first. It won’t be easy, but Indiana gets it done. Pacers win in six. No. 2 Miami Heat vs. No. 7 Charlotte Bobcats … Continue reading A Brief Look at the NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference

Brooklyn Takes Game 1 Against Toronto

Those four little dots represent the four big shots coming from Paul Pierce in the fourth quarter after shooting 3-for-8 in the first three quarters. Brooklyn’s Deron Williams and Joe Johnson tagged in 24 points a piece, while the Nets were able to win off a 19-11 run in the final stretch of the game. The Nets shot just 4-for-24 from the three-point arc, but … Continue reading Brooklyn Takes Game 1 Against Toronto

Brooklyn Wins Home Opener Against Miami

The Miami Heat didn’t look alive until the fourth quarter, where LeBron James made some big baskets. Brooklyn held on tonight for the 100-101 win by out-rebounding the Heat by 10 and along with some spread scoring coming from their stars. Both Paul Pierce and Joe Johnson finished with 19 points, while Deron Williams put in a quiet 8 points and 8 assists. The Nets … Continue reading Brooklyn Wins Home Opener Against Miami

2013-14 Season Preview: Brooklyn Nets

LAST SEASON: (49-33), Lost in the First Round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs PROJECTED STARTERS: G – Deron Williams, Joe Johnson F – Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett C – Brook Lopez 6TH MAN: Jason Terry KEY ADDITIONS: Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Jason Terry, Andrei Kirilenko KEY LOSSES:  Kris Humphries, Gerald Wallace, MarShon Brooks, C.J. Watson, Jerry Stackhouse FORECAST: The Brooklyn Nets made one of the biggest splashes during the NBA’s offseason period, bolstering … Continue reading 2013-14 Season Preview: Brooklyn Nets

Top 10 Shot-Blockers: No. 8 – Brook Lopez

’12-13: 154 blocks, 2.1 blocks per game, 30.4 minutes per game Lopez put up a career-high of 2.1 blocks per game for Brooklyn last season. Brook will usually block his shots lightly in order to recover the ball himself after the swat, but the big man can also unleash some true power and smack it into the seats whenever he desires. Despite his enormous seven-foot stature, Lopez … Continue reading Top 10 Shot-Blockers: No. 8 – Brook Lopez

Why Tonight’s Matchups Are Important

  The Bulls are ready for the Conference Semifinals Chicago vs. Brooklyn (Bulls lead series 3-1) After a triple-overtime showdown between the Bulls and the Nets last time around, the Bulls can seal the deal tonight and move on to the second round. Chicago hasn’t looked anything like the team they were during that Game 1 loss, where they allowed 56 points in the paint. … Continue reading Why Tonight’s Matchups Are Important

Baseline-to-Baseline: Playoff Edition – 3/22/13

For the remainder of the NBA Playoffs, Baseline-to-Baseline will be used in following every playoff series up to, and including, the NBA Finals. Let’s get started. New York (2) vs. Boston (7): The Celtics kept it close up until the final quarter in which they managed to score just eight points. Carmelo Anthony had 36 points and the sharp-shooting Knicks made nine three-pointers to take … Continue reading Baseline-to-Baseline: Playoff Edition – 3/22/13