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5 Random NBA Stats– August 7, 2018

1.) Damian Lillard Dame may have flamed out in the 2018 playoffs but he is still one of the most devastating offensive forces around. He has the fifth highest PPG average among active players at 23.1, behind LeBron James (27.1), Kevin Durant (27), Carmelo Anthony (24.1), and Anthony Davis (23.4). 2.) Steph Curry Heard this guy is a pretty good shooter. He is second all-time in 3PT percentage among players who appeared in at least 200 games and took at least two three-pointers. The first? Read More

5 NBA Fun Facts For The Day

1.) Ray Allen holds the record for most blocks by an American in a single Olympics. He had 11 in Sydney back in 2000. Also, John Stockton led the 1996 United States team in swats. 2.) From 1970-1986, there were no back-to-back NBA champions. From 1987-2002, only the Spurs (1999) did not win back-to-back. In case you missed it, the Lakers (87-88), Pistons (89-90), Bulls (91-93), Rockets (94-95), Bulls (96-98), and Lakers (2000-02) all went at least two straight. 3.) Only 4 players drafted Read More

5 Random NBA Stats To Get Us Through Offseason

1. Josh Hart-- Summer League MVP? The 2nd year Laker from Villanova is averaging 24.2/5.2/2.3/1.5 on 47.1/39.6/80.0 shooting (61.8 TS%) in leading the Lakers summer league squad to a second straight championship berth in Las Vegas. Bonus: Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk is not bad either. The Lakers' 2018 2nd round pick is averaging 17.7/4.2/2.2 on 50.7/42.9/71.4 shooting (63.7 TS%). 2. J.J. Redick Redick has played a total of 760 career NBA games and not once did he tally a double-double. 3. Read More

5 Random Basketball Stats To Get You Through The Day

1. Offensive Machines Since 1990, only FIVE teams have had 3 players averaging 20+ points: 90-91 Golden State Warriors (Run TMC), 2007-08 Warriors, (Monta, B-Diddy, Captain Jack), 2013-14 Sacramento Kings (Boogie, IT, Rudy Gay) 2016-17 Warriors, and 2017-18 Warriors (Steph, Klay, KD). 2. Kawhi open to leaving San Antonio to take less money? In case you're living under a rock, Kawhi Leonard has reportedly asked for a trade and would be willing to forego the Supermax and take less money. How Read More

3 Things Cavs Need To Do To Win Game 3

1.) Play With Fire And Desperation The NBA Finals is more than just X's and O's. After all, Cleveland and Golden State have faced each other for the fourth consecutive time in the Finals already. What was lacking in the Cavs so far this series is the aggressive play that almost had them steal Game 1. Tristan Thompson making his presence felt, Larry Nance, Jr. having a hand on passing lanes, etc.  (Nance had three deflections, four loose balls recovered, four contested shots and seven box Read More

5 Unbelievable Numbers/Facts In Game 1 Of The NBA Finals

1. KD (and Draymond) couldn't guard LeBron. Basically, nobody could touch LeBron in Game 1 as he went off for a playoff career-high 51 points. But KD, Bron's primary defender, allowed him to score 30 points on 10-for-15 shooting. To be fair to KD, Draymond Green didn't do a better job, either. Green was LeBron's primary defender in eight possessions, and James scored eight points on 4-for-6 shooting. Apparently, the Dubs need Iggy real quick or LeBron will probably average 45 in this series. 2. Read More

3 Takeaways In The NBA Finals Game 1

The Golden State Warriors took over in the extra period to come out on top, 124-114, over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals Game 1. A combined 79 points by Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, and Kevin Durant plus the all-around brilliance of Draymond Green got the job done. LeBron James registered a new Finals-high with 51 points. 1. The Cavs Totally Deserved To Win The Game I am not even a Cavs fan but I thought Cleveland worked hard enough to steal Game 1 on the road.  They completely owned Read More

5 Interesting Numbers In The Celtics-Cavs ECF Game 5

1. Jayson Tatum! Tatum becomes the first rookie since Jack Sikma (in 1978) to score 300+ points in a postseason. He now has nine 20+ point games in the playoffs, trailing only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on the all-time rookie list. The crazy thing is if the Celtics go on to the NBA Finals, he will likely be the runaway leader in that category even before that series ends. If this kid ain't the real deal, I don't know who is! 2. More Celtics... The Boston Celtics is the first team with 10 consecutive Read More

5 Awesome Stats In The Eastern Conference Finals Game 1

1. The Eastern Conference Finals Game 1 marks the first time in the playoffs that LeBron James did not lead the Cavaliers in BOTH points and assists. Kevin Love led the team with 17 points. 2. Home Sweet Home The Celtics have won eight straight playoff games at the TD Garden after the 108-83 victory in the Eastern Conference Finals Game 1. 3. One streak continues, while another ends. Jayson Tatum's streak of 20+ points games ends at 7 tonight. The blowout does not help but I'm Read More

NBA MVP Power Rankings

A little over a month ago, here’s how my Power Rankings stacked up: 1A) James Harden, PG, HOU (31.6 ppg) 1B) LeBron James, SF, CLE (28.2 ppg) 3) Kyrie Irving, PG, BOS (24 ppg) 4) Giannis Antetokounmpo, SF, MIL (29.9) A LOT has changed in a month so let’s get to some updated rankings Kevin Durant, SF, GSW, 26.3 points, 7.0 rebounds, 5.2 assists Durant has easily been the most consistent player in the league this year. We’re used to him dropping 26+ points Read More