With the shot clock winding down and Nikola Jokic in a rare struggle to find a teammate, Jamal Murray scurried toward him, then away, then back to the Serbian to free himself from Paul George. All that just for Kawhi Leonard to switch onto him as he finally received the ball. But the daunting task of taking down the reigning Finals MVP and former Defensive Player of the Year did little in the way of fazing him—Murray calmly rose up and hoisted a shot going to his right and almost fading into Doc Rivers and a referee on the sidelines. It was the type of shot that fit only one description:
Continue reading Nothing Scares Jamal Murray—Not Even LeBron James
With 10:19 remaining in the game and his Cleveland Cavaliers needing a spark, Kevin Love turned his shoulder and spun through the paint, flipping up and seemingly finishing what looked to be a pretty move.
Continue reading Shaun Livingston And Whoever Else Is On The Warriors Win Game 1
UPDATE — 5:36 p.m.: The Cleveland Cavaliers announced Friday that Kyrie Irving has a broken left kneecap that will require season-ending surgery. He is out for the rest of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors.
Continue reading Really Bad News For The Cleveland Cavaliers
LeBron James scored 23 points, Kyrie Irving returned after missing two games and the Cleveland Cavaliers reserved a spot in the NBA Finals with a 118-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night to win the Eastern Conference title.
Continue reading FINALS BOUND! Lebron And The Cavs Sweep The Hawks
Things looked grim for the Los Angeles Clippers when Chris Paul went out with a hamstring injury late in the first quarter, but he returned not long after, and thank goodness he did.
Continue reading Chris Paul’s Game-Winner, And the End of Spurs-Clippers Game 7, Was Pure Insanity
The best and worst shots of the NBA playoffs, at least so far:
1. We’re only nine days in, but already the worst shot had to be what Kevin Love absorbed at the hands of the Celtics’ Kelly Olynyk, as Cleveland finished its sweep of outmanned Boston on Sunday.
Continue reading Kevin Love’s Injury Could be Costly As Cavaliers Sweep out Celtics