PORTLAND -- Steph Curry, Chris Paul, Kyrie Irving, Damian Lillard, Russell Westbrook and James Harden are widely considered the premier point guards in the NBA, and with the 2019 NBA Playoffs in full swing, now is the time for guards to shine, per mad-betting.com If you don't his name by now, it may be time to say hello to the league's next elite point guard in Jamal Murray. A third-year
The Golden State Warriors blew an opportunity to take a commanding 3-0 series lead over the Houston Rockets. Will now instead look for a split on the road. James Harden coming off the eye injury played superbly. Even when on the bench, Chis Paul and the Houston Rockets bench took it to the Warriors late in the first quarter and to begin the second quarter. Building the lead to nine.
After their Game One victory, the Golden State Warriors the biggest story wasn't another big performance from Kevin Durant, instead it was the officiating. The Houston Rockets voiced their frustration about how the game got called believing that the Warriors did not give James Harden or Chris Paul room to land on three-point attempts. This led to scrutinity towards who the NBA selected for game two. Scott Foster and his
Game one of the 2019 playoffs between the Golden State Warriors and the Houston Rockets went down to the wire. Yet, not without controversy. The Rockets were not happy with a number of non-calls specifically on three-point attempts by Chris Paul and James Harden. It appeared that the Warriors defender did not give enough space to land. Replays showed a much different story. It was Paul and Harden jumping in or
BOSTON- The Celtics were ready to dismantle the Cavaliers in game one of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Celtics defense played with absolute grit and intensity. The shot selection was very smart. Boston was flat-out ready to compete and showed intensity right off the bat. The Celtics won in major part due to a strong offensive effort. Boston gained an immediate in the paint advantage and kept daring the Cavs
CLEVELAND- Up 3-0, underdogs for the first time in the LeBron James era, the three-time defending East champs wanted to make a statement. And boy, did they ever. The Cleveland Cavaliers started the game hot out of the gates and never looked back. The Raptors couldn't handle the Cavs shooters at all tonight. Kevin Love also made life miserable as he confused Toronto's defense by getting inside the paint and
This is it! The NBA Postseason has arrived and boy do we have some questions to answer. Questions such as: Are the Celtics more vulnerable than the Warriors? Are the Raptors and Rockets for real? Will the Cavaliers have another cakewalk to the Finals? How will Ben Simmons do in leading Philly in the postseason? Where the hell did the Minnesota Timberwolves come from? There are so many more questions
BOSTON- The number two Celtics are ready to rumble against the seventh seed Milwaukee Bucks. It may seem like an obvious first round exit for Milwaukee but put the brakes on that assumption. The Celtics are weakened by injuries to three of their star players which is bad news for bean town. Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward will still miss the playoffs. Marcus Smart may also be out due to
It may have taken all 82 regular season games, but the Minnesota Timberwolves are headed back to the NBA Playoffs for the first time since 2004, which was the longest playoff drought in the league. Not only did they clinch in the final game of the season, but it was done in the best way possible. The Wolves faced the Nuggets in a winner gets in, the loser's season ends
The 2017-18 NBA regular season wrapped up on Wednesday, and after weeks of speculation, the seeds are officially set. That said, there's probably a good chance you didn't get to see all 16 teams that are advancing to the playoffs in action this season, so I took the liberty of creating a nice little "cheat sheet" so you know who and what to look for this postseason. Eastern Conference 1.