2015 NBA Playoffs Matchups

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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

Wizards go up 3-1 on Bulls

The last time Washington advanced past the first round of the playoffs Gilbert Arenas, Antawn Jamison and Larry Hughes were running the show. Now the newest crop of Wizards is well on their way to advancing to the Eastern Conference semifinals for the first time since 2005. Trevor Ariza, who was a rookie when the Wizards last advanced to the semifinals, hit six three-pointers and scored a … Continue reading Wizards go up 3-1 on Bulls

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: 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

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

Pacers/Heat Series Is Far From Over

The Grizzlies went down embarrassingly to the Spurs after a 4-0 sweep. But the series between the Pacers and the Heat is the complete opposite. Tonight Indiana revived a series that was already interesting after their Game 2 win against Miami. The Pacers looked strong, getting some consistent scoring from their backcourt. Lance Stephenson tagged 20 points, while Roy Hibbert came through with some big … Continue reading Pacers/Heat Series Is Far From Over