Archive for the ‘NBA Playoffs’ Category

No Clever Headline: Pistons Square Series

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

Detroit 94, Boston 75: Gotta be honest, I didn't watch any of this game until Big Baby Davis and Tony Allen were in for mop-up duty. You know, there was a lot of cooking out, beer drinking and sun burning to be done on Memorial Day.And to be honest again, ...

Mourning the Loss of Chris Paul from These Playoffs

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

San Antonio 91, New Orleans 82: Here we've been bitching this whole time about how vanilla all these playoff series are because nobody wins on the road and the Spurs go and do something like this, winning Game 7 in New Orleans to reach the Western Conference Finals for the ...

Let the Boston-Detroit Grindfest Begin

Monday, May 19th, 2008

Boston 97, Cleveland 92: Yeah, yeah it was a great display of offensive prowess by both Paul Pierce (41 points) and LeBron James (45 points). And it was a truly great game. But we all know this is the exception to the rule in the Eastern Conference.That's why I, for ...

‘Round the Association: Our First Game 7 Awaits

Friday, May 16th, 2008

San Antonio 99, New Orleans 80: Let's see, where was this game? Oh yes, San Antonio. And let's check the score...yes. It all makes sense. The home team won in yet another blow out. So, Game 7 beckons back in New Orleans.If recent history is to tell us anything Hornets ...

‘Round the Association: Somebody Win a Freakin’ Road Game

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

Boston 96, Cleveland 89: There were those, and by those I mean me, that thought Cleveland could go into Boston and win Wednesday night. That LeBron sure is overrated. When is he ever going to deliver on all that potential?Just kidding. He did score 35 points in the losing effort. ...

‘Round the Association: Jameer Nelson is a Clown

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

Detroit 91, Orlando 86: We now have yet another reason to never, ever listen when some joker makes a guarantee. Good one, Jameer. From now on there should be the following rule: You cannot make a guarantee unless you're actually important. It's quite simple. Nelson is a nice player. Sure, ...

‘Round the Association: KG Wants No Part of the James Family

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

Cleveland 88, Boston 77: Just another agonizingly slow-paced, low-scoring Eastern Conference basketball game last night in Cleveland. Needless to say I spent more time watching the Cubs pound out a win against the Padres. There's a pretty good chance I would have dozed off otherwise.LeBron James had 21 points to ...