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”

Bucks Stay Alive…But For How Long?

Game 4–Miami entered Game 4 one win away from sweeping the Milwaukee Bucks right out of the playoffs. After destroying the Bucks in the 4th Quarter in Game 3, and Giannis Antetokounmpo entering the game with an injured ankle, it seemed as if Game 4 was just a simple exercise for the Heat. Miami openedContinue reading “Bucks Stay Alive…But For How Long?”

Toronto Raptors Even Series—Celtics in Trouble?

Eastern Conference Semifinal—In the first two games of this series, three point shooting has been the one of the main storylines. While Boston was able to go 32-77 (42%), Toronto shot 21-80 (26%). Game 3 seemed to be in Boston’s hands, as well. With a 2 point lead and only .5 on the clock, aContinue reading “Toronto Raptors Even Series—Celtics in Trouble?”

LA Clippers vs. Denver Nuggets: Game 2

Game 1 saw the Nuggets lose by 23 points in which they shot 42% from the field and 25% from behind the arc. Defensively, they allowed the Clippers to shoot 57% from the field and 42% from behind the arc. Hence Malone’s desire for a better defensive effort. After being blitzed by the LA ClippersContinue reading “LA Clippers vs. Denver Nuggets: Game 2”

Miami Heat vs. Milwaukee Bucks Game 3

Milwaukee started tonight’s Game 3 with a desperate need to get the series to 2-1. Especially since teams that have been down 3-0 are a collective 0-139. With that in mind, Milwaukee started well. The Bucks shot 40% from the field and his 4-13 three point shots in first quarter. While only leading by 1,Continue reading “Miami Heat vs. Milwaukee Bucks Game 3”

NBA Playoff Recap

On Saturday, August 29, the NBA playoffs resumed following boycotts by NBA teams in reaction to Jacob Blake being shot several times in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The Milwaukee Bucks closed out their series with Orlando thanks to a big first half. The Magic made a valiant attempt to fight back in the 3rd Quarter; however, theirContinue reading “NBA Playoff Recap”