Tag "Los Angeles Lakers"

Reacting to Heat’s Victory over Lakers

Everyone was ready to count out the Miami Heat. There were debates on national TV shows about who should win finals MVP between LeBron James and Anthony Davis. Radio shows were talking about Dwight Howard getting his first ring. There was very little talk about the Heat heading into Game 5.

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Reaction to the Miami Heat Losing Game 4 Against the Lakers

The Miami Heat had plenty of opportunities to tie this series and fell short. Like last game, Miami showed their defensive toughness early, making it difficult for the Los Angeles Lakers to score in the half-court. However, the Lakers snatched more 50-50 balls and made more plays in the end.

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NBA Finals Game 4 Preview

The Miami Heat got back into the series against the Los Angeles Lakers with a 115-104 win Sunday night. Led by Jimmy Butler’s triple-double, the short-handed Heat found a way to extend the series.

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Reacting to the Heat’s Game 3 Victory Over the Lakers

It’s now official. There won’t be a sweep in these NBA Finals. This was about the Miami Heat’s will to not quit with the odds stacked up against them. When the Los Angeles Lakers retook the lead in the fourth quarter, the Heat responded. Miami played more physical on the defensive end, making the Lakers work on the offensive end. Fueled by Jimmy Butler’s performance, the Heat defeated the Lakers 115-104. With the victory, Miami now trails the series 2-1.

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Reacting to Lakers Game 2 Victory over Heat

Though shorthanded, the Miami Heat put up a fight, trimming an 18-point deficit down to nine multiple times.
However, it wasn’t enough. The star power of the Los Angeles Lakers was just too much to overcome as Miami fell 124-114.

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Reaction: Heat vs. Lakers Game 1

The first game of the NBA Finals is in the books. And it wasn’t a good start for the Miami Heat. After trailing the Heat by 13 points in the first period, the Los Angeles Lakers dominated the game the rest of the way.

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NBA Finals: What To Look For

The NBA bubble madness is about to end. Only four teams remain standing. The Los Angeles Lakers and the Miami Heat breezed through two rounds of playoff games to get to where they are now, while the Boston Celtics and Denver Nuggets had to grind their way to survive the previous round.

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Keys to The Win: Lakers Take 2-0 Lead Over Nuggets

The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Denver Nuggets 105-103 Sunday night, taking a 2-0 series lead. The job is far from finished, as the Nuggets have made a habit of overcoming deficits so far in the playoffs. Game three will

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2020 NBA Playoffs Round 2 Preview: Lakers vs. Rockets

The upcoming NBA playoff series between the Lakers and Rockets is sure to be eventful. Troy Pierce shares a preview of the games and outlines his keys to the series.

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Corrigan’s Gambling Corner

Welcome back to the gambling corner. After a winning week last time, I took a break because I had to move. It just so happens that the week I took off I went 14-2 and was up 13.4 units.

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