2015 NBA Playoffs Matchups

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Making the Case for Curry, Harden, LeBron and Westbrook as MVP

Is this the most polarizing MVP race in NBA history? While that may be a tough question to answer, this year’s sprint towards the greatest individual accomplishment in hoops is coming down to the final weeks of the regular season. And it seems that most people have a legitimate opinion on four candidates (potentially five if New Orleans center Anthony Davis had been healthy all … Continue reading Making the Case for Curry, Harden, LeBron and Westbrook as MVP

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

Damian Lillard = Clutch… Goodbye Houston

The Rockets did everything right last night to keep themselves alive for a Game 7, yet they still gave Portland a tiny window of 0.9 seconds to eliminate them in the fourth quarter. Of course, that’s all Damian Lillard needed to send the Rockets packing, after hitting a dramatic buzzer-beater for the win. If this isn’t clutch, I don’t know what is. Continue reading Damian Lillard = Clutch… Goodbye Houston

Portland takes 3-1 series edge

If you couldn’t stay awake for last night’s game between Houston and Portland, you missed another thrilling finish. The Trail Blazers outlasted the Rockets in OT, 123-120, to take a 3-1 series advantage. It was the third overtime game in this series so far, and the teams have been scoring at a furious pace. The Blazers are averaging 118.25 points per game, while the Rockets … Continue reading Portland takes 3-1 series edge

LaMarcus Aldridge’s 46-Point Performance in Game 1

Hitting three’s from the corner and nabbing a whopping 18 boards; Portland’s LaMarcus Aldridge made franchise history when he charted 46 points against the Rockets yesterday. In case you missed out last night, here’s a vid that captures all of LaMarcus’ glory against Houston’s loaded front court that’s led by Dwight Howard. The Blazers ultimately took Game 1 in Houston’s hostile homecourt, winning in overtime … Continue reading LaMarcus Aldridge’s 46-Point Performance in Game 1

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

Baseline to Baseline – 1/17/14

A random, sporadic column spitting out opinions, reactions and news surrounding the NBA. Pacers rout Knicks to keep league’s best record. New York (15-24) was winners of six of their last nine games heading into Thursday’s tilt with Indiana (31-7), but a career-day from Lance Stephenson showed why the Pacers have been the class of the Eastern Conference all season. Stephenson recorded 28 points (10-of-17 … Continue reading Baseline to Baseline – 1/17/14