Hey, NBA fans, guess what? This time, there was no glaring mistake with the All-NBA teams, like there was with the All-Defensive team. LeBron James won the MVP award and made the first team. Phew! But, wait. It was still far from perfect. In saying that, there’s something we should all learn from the end of season awards this year, and that is, you should [...]
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Matt Bonner and Zach Randolph approach the game of basketball in very distinct ways, but they have some things in common. Most notably, they’re both around 6’9″ tall and the highest you will ever see them jump is when they [...]
Grizzlies fans have probably learnt by now that it’s not worth getting too hung up on the first couple games of a series, but damn, the first two games in these Conference Finals have been ugly. In game one, the Spurs sauntered their way to a 22 point victory, and had it not been for a furious fourth [...]
I love the Grizzlies, and it seems as though everyone else does right now as well. But I’ll admit, my affiliation may be for a slightly different reason. See, I’ve been drawn to this little gem that Quincy Pondexter fondly refers to as “Buckets”. Buckets is a Husky Puppy who has recently been living the good life.
Here’s the question of the day: “How can Marc Gasol win Defensive Player of the Year, but not be on the All-Defensive First Team?” It’s a puzzling one, isn’t it? But thankfully, we have an answer. That is, the media votes for the player of the year awards, while coaches vote for the All-NBA teams [...]
Alright, so I said that the MVP Ladder in the second round would only feature five players, but I’ve decided against that. So, now that all game two’s have been played, order has been restored and we are back to 10 MVP candidates. MVP Ladder 1) Kevin Durant Game one stats: 44 minutes, 35 points, 13-26 FG, 15 rebounds, [...]
MVP of the First Round 1) Stephen Curry First round stats: 39.8 minutes, 24.3 points, 46.8% FG, 43.4% 3PT, 9.3 assists, 4.3 rebounds. Look at the stats, realise that the Warriors are in the second round of the Playoffs after upsetting the Denver Nuggets in six games and then ask yourself: are you surprised to see Steph Curry at [...]