Despite gutting out a 106-105 road win in Game 5 of the 2019 NBA Finals over the Toronto Raptors, the victory north of the border will be marred by the Achilles injury suffered by Golden State Warriors forward, Kevin Durant. Durant, the two-time back-to-back reigning NBA Finals MVP, returned to the court after being out a month following a strained right calf injury against the Houston Rockets in the Western
When the 2019 NBA Western Conference Finals began, a sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers didn't seem likely for the Golden State Warriors. Yet, Stephen Curry and Draymond Green made it happen. Portland, to its credit, after being blown out in game one played excellent basketball. The Trail Blazers took advantage of shaky defense by the Warriors in games two, three and four and got leads to 17, 18 and
HOUSTON – No Kevin Durant. No DeMarcus Cousins. Steph Curry scoreless for an entire first half and at home in one of the most hostile environments against a team that has eliminated them four times in the last five years. It was the same old story for the Houston Rockets as they were eliminated again in the playoffs by the defending back-to-back NBA champion Golden State Warriors, 118-113 Friday night.
With Kevin Durant sidelined with an injured right calf. It seemed inevitable that the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors series was going to game seven. It appeared that way within less than halfway through the first quarter as Stephen Curry picked up two quick fouls and then relegated to the bench. Still the Warriors got contributions from Jonas Jerebko, Shaun Livingston, Quin Cook, Kevon Looney and Alfonso McKinnie. Which
It was the tale of two halves for the Golden State Warriors in game five against the Houston Rockets. Golden State started strong and the key moving without the basketball. Kevon Looney also provided a spark off the bench with three offensive rebounds, Draymond Green facilitated the offense and Klay Thompson started out strong as well after sub par game four. The only issue Stephen Curry started slowly and managed
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
DENVER – In what was a thrilling Game 7 on their home court, and in front of a sellout crowd of 19,000-plus, the second-seeded Denver Nuggets grinded out a hard-fought 90-86 win over the San Antonio Spurs at the Pepsi Center. One year after just missing out on the playoffs, Denver, thanks in part to a brilliant coaching job by Mike Malone and led by an emerging duo of All-Star