Miami Sends Message in Game 3

Down two starters. Down 2-0 in the NBA Finals. All hope is lost for the Heat, right? After defeating the Lakers in Game 3, 115-104, the Heat look like they did not get the message about the series being over after Friday night. In the first two games of the series, the Heat have beenContinue reading “Miami Sends Message in Game 3”

Pivotal Game 2 for the Miami Heat

Miami fell to the Los Angeles Lakers 116-98 in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. On the surface, the Heat allowed the Lakers to hit 11 three pointers in the first half and lost the game by 18. Look further, and you will notice that the Heat were highly outmatched in Game 1. To beginContinue reading “Pivotal Game 2 for the Miami Heat”

Lakers Dominate in Game 1

Despite trailing by double digits early in the first quarter, the Lakers cruised to a 116-98 victory over the Miami Heat in Game 1. Led by Anthony Davis’ 34 points and LeBron James being one assist short of another triple-double, the Lakers were able to make a statement to open the NBA Finals. With talkContinue reading “Lakers Dominate in Game 1”

Lakers Fix Game 3 Issues: Nuggets in Familiar Situation

The Los Angeles Lakers came out in Game 4 with a concerted effort to stop Nikola Jokic and rebound the basketball. This effort by the Lakers generated a 114-108 victory and a 3-1 series lead. Lakers’ fans should not get too excited, however, for this is a familiar place for the Denver Nuggets. Down 3-1Continue reading “Lakers Fix Game 3 Issues: Nuggets in Familiar Situation”

Miami Heat Move One Step Closer to NBA Finals

Tyler Herro dropped 37 points in Game 4 to move the Miami Heat to within one win of the 2020 NBA Finals in a 112-109 victory over the Boston Celtics. Miami is looking to make their first finals appearance since their 2014 loss to the San Antonio Spurs. Besides Tyler Herro, who hit 5-10 threeContinue reading “Miami Heat Move One Step Closer to NBA Finals”

Nuggets Taking it to the Lakers in First Half

The Nuggets used great shot selection, hard-nosed defense, and great bench play to open up an 18 point lead on the Lakers in the 2nd Quarter. Without Anthony Davis on offense and Dwight Howard on defense, the Lakers would be down by more than just 10 at the half. The Nuggets shot 56% from theContinue reading “Nuggets Taking it to the Lakers in First Half”

AD Saves Lakers Down the Stretch in Game 2

Anthony Davis scored the last 10 points for the Lakers in the final 5:00 of the game. None more important than the three point shot at the buzzer to give the Lakers a 105-103 victory and a 2-0 lead in the series. After complete dominance in Game 1, the Lakers led by 10 at theContinue reading “AD Saves Lakers Down the Stretch in Game 2”

Celtics Respond with Game 3 Victory

There are times during a season in which good teams go through rough patches. Typically, during the season, time is generally on their side. Get back to basics, refocus, and before you know it, the good teams are back on track. In the playoffs, time is not a luxury. Hit a rough patch where shotsContinue reading “Celtics Respond with Game 3 Victory”

Lakers Dominate Nuggets in the Opener

Game 1 of the Western Conference Final with the Nuggets rolling after three straight victories against the Clippers. Down by double digits in three straight games to overturn a 3-1 deficit, left the Nuggets possibly sitting in the driver’s seat to upset the top-seeded Lakers. The Lakers, on the other hand, after losing Game 1Continue reading “Lakers Dominate Nuggets in the Opener”