2015 NBA Playoffs Matchups

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Free Agency Frenzy: Plenty of Deals Already

While the big names haven’t made their decisions just yet, many key NBA free agents have already agreed to deals—verbally—through three days of negotiations. Here are some of the top signings and rumors thus far in free agency. LeBron James – The King’s free agency tour is much different than his 2010 spectacle. While he hasn’t visited any teams so far, news recently broke  that James’agent has … Continue reading Free Agency Frenzy: Plenty of Deals Already

Vince Carter Hits Buzzer-Beater to Win Game 3

Dallas holds a 2-1 series lead over the San Antonio Spurs after this difficult three-pointer made by Carter at the buzzer. The 37-year-old veteran has hit big shots in his career before, but none like this one. The Mavericks have become a real threat in this first round against the first-seeded Spurs and now look scarier after pulling off a win like this. Continue reading Vince Carter Hits Buzzer-Beater to Win Game 3

Spurs Take Over in Fourth to Down Mavs

It may have taken three quarters, but the championship pedigree of the San Antonio Spurs and its veteran staff rose to the occasion when it mattered most. Down by as much as 10 points in the fourth quarter (81-71 with 7:45 to play), the Spurs scored the next 15 points to eliminate the Mavs. Tim Duncan (27 points) and Tony Parker (21 points) were both … Continue reading Spurs Take Over in Fourth to Down Mavs

A Brief Look at the NBA Playoffs: Western Conference

Western Conference No. 1 San Antonio Spurs vs. No. 8 Dallas Mavericks: The Spurs have been looking to avenge last year’s improbable ending in the NBA Finals for a long time. That begins with their first round series victory over the Mavs. Spurs win in five. No. 2 Oklahoma City Thunder vs. No. 7 Memphis Grizzlies: The Thunder present numerous matchup problems for the Grizzlies, most … Continue reading A Brief Look at the NBA Playoffs: Western Conference

Free Agency Madness: Clippers Re-Sign CP3 and Take Aim at Mayo

The Clippers have re-signed Chris Paul to a five-year, 107 million-dollar deal. Paul led the Clippers to a record of 56-26 last season, the best record the organization has ever had since entering the league in 1970. Los Angeles’ primary concern this summer was to secure Paul to a multi-year deal after a breakthrough season for the team. Now with a new head coach in Doc … Continue reading Free Agency Madness: Clippers Re-Sign CP3 and Take Aim at Mayo

4 Teams That Could Still Slide into the Playoffs

Los Angeles Lakers The Lakers are breathing down the back of the Utah Jazz, who sit in the West’s eighth seed. The group has a shown a stronger focus since the All Star break and are 7-3 in their last ten. Kobe Bryant is putting his money where his mouth is, averaging 27.6 points a game. Bryant also tallied 42 points and 12 assists in … Continue reading 4 Teams That Could Still Slide into the Playoffs

BallB4All’s Top 50: No. 14 – Dirk Nowitzki

2011-12: 21.6 ppg, 6.8 rpg, 2.2 apg, 46 FG% Many are quick to forget how much of a living legend Dirk Nowitzki truly is. Now in his 15th season, Nowitzki has eclipsed all the credentials of a Hall-of-Famer, earning both a championship and MVP award along the way. Entering the league back in 1998 as a quiet 20-year-old, Nowitzki found success behind his relentless work ethic. Head early … Continue reading BallB4All’s Top 50: No. 14 – Dirk Nowitzki

NBA Opening Day 2012: Who’s Playing, Who’s Not?

Washington Wizards John Wall – [Status: OUT] Wall will be out for more than six weeks with a stress injury in his right knee. Washington will desperately be hoping for players such as A.J. Price and rookie Bradley Beal to fill the void in the meantime. Nene – [Status: OUT] Washington’s big center was doubtful heading into the season opener, but now his foot injury … Continue reading NBA Opening Day 2012: Who’s Playing, Who’s Not?

BallB4All’s Top 50: No. 47 – O.J. Mayo

2011-12: 12.6 ppg, 2.6 apg, 3.2 rpg, 41 FG% After four years with the Grizzlies, O.J. Mayo is set carry the next page of his career in Dallas alongside future hall-of-famer Dirk Nowitzki. Known for his instinctive dead-eye shooting, Mayo’s high school career developed it’s own seperate cult-following before entering the NBA. He enjoyed his first two years in Memphis averaging 18 points a game, then spent … Continue reading BallB4All’s Top 50: No. 47 – O.J. Mayo