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, [...]
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Nate Robinson has made quite the name for himself in these Playoffs, but his nutmegging skills have stood out the most to me. I mean, how often do you see a 5’9″ guard get past a double team by dribbling the ball between the legs of a 6’10″ center? If you said “all time time”, you know [...]
Since the teams have been cut down in half, I’ve decided that from now on, there will only be five candidates in the MVP Ladder. For one, it works well for me, because it means less people to choose from and two, it makes it more competitive, so there. But another change I’ve made is that everyone has [...]
When you’re a 5’9″ guard in the NBA, the odds are stacked against you. From getting your jumpshot off over the outstretched hands of defenders, to attacking the basket for a layup, everything is harder for the short guys. But, it can also come as an advantage. Take Nate Robinson last night as an example. You probably know by now that he went off and scored 27 points [...]
In the first half of last nights game, Nate Robinson scored just three points on 1-5 FG. He also had a busted lip thanks to all 250 pounds of LeBron sitting on him after they both hustled for a loose ball, and it took 10 stitches to seal it back up. If there was a diagnosis for what happened, this is what it would be: [...]
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 [...]
As I am only 21-years old, I wasn’t around to see Michael Jordan hit six three’s in the first half against the Trailblazers in the 1992 NBA Finals. Nor was I around to see Willis Reed play through a torn muscle in his right thigh to bring the Knicks a championship in 1970. But despite not seeing those [...]