Tag "Basketball"

A Plea to Look Beyond the Stats

Statistics have given every professional sport an edge, from scouting to building a team. Stats have been a part of sports for as long as they have become organized.

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Why The Bucks Came Up Short

When the NBA season resumed in Orlando in July, the Milwaukee Bucks were the prohibitive favorite to win the East and potentially secure their first championship since 1971.

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Reaction: Celtics vs. Heat Game 3

Once again, the Miami Heat found themselves trailing by double-digits. And yes, the Heat fought back in the end, even cutting the lead to five late in the fourth quarter. But this time the Boston Celtics closed the game.

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Kemba Walker and His Struggles Become Greater by the Day

Kemba Walker was a major contributor to Boston exceeding expectations this year. However, he’s been a weak link this postseason.

John Devereaux takes a look.

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The Denver Nuggets Do It Again

It shouldn’t have been 3-1. They had no business winning this series. Somehow, someway, the Denver Nuggets pulled it off. Their second straight series win off going down 3-1. Oh, by the way, that has NEVER been done before.

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Reaction to Heat vs. Celtics: Game 1

Everyone knew coming into the series that this was going to be a dogfight. The Boston Celtics threw the first punch and had a double-digit lead to start the game. Instead of putting their heads down, the Miami Heat kept fighting. They overcame a 13 point deficit in the first period and a 14-point deficit in the fourth period.

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Ranking Every Buzzer Beater from the Raptors vs. Celtics

In addition to the seven games that it took to finally decide a winner in the Eastern Conference Semifinals, there were also seven exciting shots that beat the end-of-quarter buzzer between the Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics.

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NBA Rings: Unlucky Charms

Every NBA player or coach has a goal in mind. That goal is to win a championship ring. Something that they will cherish even after their playing or coaching days are over. Not every player or coach will get to

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Jae Crowder Has Become an Invaluable Piece for the Heat

The Miami Heat are in the Eastern Conference Finals, which surprised many national analysts. But, if you watched the Heat over the years, you wouldn’t be surprised.

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Ja Morant Wins Rookie of the Year

Congratulations to Ja Morant of the Memphis Grizzlies on winning the 2019-20 NBA Rookie of the Year award.

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