Archive for the ‘NBA Playoffs’ Category

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 ...

‘Round the Association: The Jazz Are What We Thought They Were

Monday, May 12th, 2008

Utah 123, Los Angeles 115 (OT): We had quite a game in the Beehive State on Sunday afternoon, did we not? Deron Williams had 29 points and 14 assists to lead the Jazz past the Lakers and square the series at 2-2.Kobe struggled with back spasms most of the game ...

‘Round the Association: He Might Have Lost, But Chris Paul is Ridiculous

Friday, May 9th, 2008

San Antonio 110, New Orleans 99: They were teetering on the edge of going down 3-0, but the Spurs did what defending champions do: They won at home. I love cliches.In other news, Chris Paul is the best player on the planet right now. Check the vid. That shot is ...

‘Round the Association: Maybe Orlando Stands a Chance

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

Orlando 111, Detroit 86: The Magic held serve in a big way on their home court Wednesday night behind 33 points from Rashard Lewis and a 20-point, 12-rebound effort from Dwight Howard.The bigger story is the health of Chauncey Billups. He strained his hamstring very early in the game and ...