The last player we saw truly revolutionize the NBA was Steph Curry. This wasn’t all that long ago. As soon as Curry started making three after uncanny three, NBA teams got smart. Realizing the value of the well-planned, well-calculated three-point Continue reading Are the Denver Nuggets the NBA’s new trendsetters?
At the beginning of these NBA playoffs, I was as excited as a kid in a candy shop. 16 teams, most with a legitimate chance to win it all. Some familiar faces, a smattering of new talent, this post-season boasted Continue reading NBA Playoffs: The Great, Wart-Exposing Equalizer
The Toronto Raptors have fired Nick Nurse, which immediately ranks as one of the most inexplicable coach-cannings in recent memory. Four years ago, under Nurse, the Raptors won an NBA championship, becoming the first (and remaining the only) Canadian team Continue reading NBA First Round Playoff Ponderings: Kicks, Cup Checks, Barbs, Charges, Nurses, Nuggets and Old Man Strength
We are smack dab in the middle of the NBA playoffs. If you’ve been paying close enough attention, you’ll notice one thing rings true much more so than in recent years. We might be about to witness a changing of Continue reading Chumpservations, Vol. 40: Your 2021 NBA Playoff Edition
With my brand, new car in the shop needing, wait for it, a whole new engine, #HyundaiBuyerBeware, what better time to catch up on some NBA Playoffs? I wasn’t driving anywhere so I grabbed the remote, cracked open a bottle Continue reading The Final Four… Series: NBA Playoffs in Full Effect
HAIL 1 point – NBA Winning Streaks I don’t recall that last time we saw double-digit winning streaks by four different teams in a single NBA season.
I was watching Lakers-Nuggets Game Five the other night. You remember that game in Los the Staples Center where Kobe Bryant scored 43, yet his team still couldn’t close out the series?
I wasn’t really planning on writing an NBA Playoff preview this post-season. As most of you know, I’ve already put all my eggs in the Miami Heat’s basket (although I found tempting value in both the Lakers at +1000 and Continue reading Holding Court, Vol. 3: Better Late Than Never First Round NBA Playoff Predictions
I’ll be the first to admit I don’t know a lick about horseracing, which is a shame considering I come from a long line of gamblers. I’ve always held my own at jai-alai, poker, sportsbook and the dogs but the Continue reading A Day at the Races: Another unsuccessful betting excursion at Tampa Bay Downs