2015 NBA Playoffs Matchups

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2013-14 Season Preview: Milwaukee Bucks

LAST SEASON: (38-44), Lost in Eastern Conference First Round PROJECTED STARTERS: G – Brandon Knight, O.J. Mayo F –  Ersan Ilyasova, Carlos Delfino C – Larry Sanders 6TH MAN: Gary Neal, Luke Ridnour KEY ADDITIONS: O.J. Mayo, Brandon Knight, Gary Neal, Luke Ridnour, Carlos Delfino, Giannis Antetokounmpo KEY LOSSES: Brandon Jennings, Monta Ellis, J.J. Reddick, Mike Dunleavy, Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, Samuel Dalembert FORECAST: Neither  Jennings nor … Continue reading 2013-14 Season Preview: Milwaukee Bucks

Top 10 Shot-Blockers: No. 3 – Larry Sanders

’12-13: 201 blocks, 2.8 blocks per game, 27.3 minutes per game   Larry Sanders may be a name you’re not too familiar with. But you should be. In just his third NBA season, Sanders was the centerpiece of Milwaukee’s defense. He ranked second in the league in blocks per game and third in total blocks, and held the league’s best block percentage at 7.6. He’s … Continue reading Top 10 Shot-Blockers: No. 3 – Larry Sanders

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

Categorizing the Best Teams in this Year’s NBA Playoffs

Supreme Tier Miami They have lost just three out of their last 40 regular season games. The superstars and soon-to-be MVP, LeBron James, are all well-rested and more than ready to take charge at a second consecutive title. LBJ is somehow stronger and sharper on the court than he was last year and will do serious damage in the coming weeks. Oklahoma City Still bitter … Continue reading Categorizing the Best Teams in this Year’s NBA Playoffs

BallB4All’s Top 50: No. 22 – Brandon Jennings

2012-13: 17.0 ppg, 6.3 apg, 2.5 spg, 3.4 rpg, 42 FG% It’s nearly impossible to put a finger on Brandon Jennings’ slick game. His high school days were marked by his 32.7 ppg. and 7.4 apg, while his college days are nonexistent after making the bold decision to go play in Italy. Regardless, he successfully paved his own road to the NBA, becoming the league’s … Continue reading BallB4All’s Top 50: No. 22 – Brandon Jennings

BallB4All’s Top 50: No. 32 – Monta Ellis

2011-12: 20.4 ppg, 6.0 apg, 3.4 rpg, 1.5 spg, 43.3 FG%, 79.6 FT% Monta Ellis is the new man in town for Milwaukee. After getting traded from Golden State roughly two-thirds of the way through last season, Ellis finished 2012 with the Bucks and started 21 games. He has a new team, but his biggest asset – scoring the basketball – will translate well to … Continue reading BallB4All’s Top 50: No. 32 – Monta Ellis

2012-2013 NBA Preview: Central Division

  1. Chicago Bulls The Bulls looked like a legitimate title contender last season whenever Derrick Rose was on the floor. Rose’s severe ACL injury sidelined him for nearly half the season, leaving the Chicago offense stranded without their megastar. Over the summer, the Bulls didn’t feel the need to make any drastic changes, adding some point guard depth with the signings of Kirk Hinrich and Marcus … Continue reading 2012-2013 NBA Preview: Central Division