5 Things To Expect In The 2016 NBA Finals Game 7

The craziest of the crazy series, the 2016 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers has took a turn for the, well, crazy. The two teams have been so evenly matched-up that they took turns beating each other to a pulp in the past six games. With the aggregate score at 610- apiece, it has now come down to this... ...2016 NBA Finals Game 7. Here are 5 things to expect in that winner-take-all game this Sunday: 1. Steve Kerr going big Believe it or not, the Death Read More

5 Awesome NBA Finals Game 5 Stats

1. LeBron James had a once-in-a lifetime Finals game, literally. James with at least 41 points, (at least) 16 rebounds, and (and least) 7 assists is a first in NBA Finals history, per Basketball Reference. Magic in 1980 had 42, 15, and 7. 2. Kyrie Irving found himself some pretty good company. Kyrie Irving joined Wilt Chamberlain in the history books tonight. pic.twitter.com/bNkpzZPOPX — Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) June 14, 2016 3. This is probably why LeBron wanted to get rid of Read More

3 Things We Learned From NBA Finals Game 5

The Cleveland Cavaliers extended the series with a 112-97 whopping of the Golden State Warriors behind 41 points apiece from LeBron James and Kyrie Irving in the NBA Finals Game 5. It was two dazzling individual performances intertwined in the same game, making it impossible for the Warriors to pull off a comeback. And oh, they don't have Draymond Green and ultimately Andrew Bogut. Here are the 3 things we learned from the NBA Finals Game 5: 1. It's probably not a good idea to trash-talk LeBron Read More

3 Ways The Warriors Can Fill Draymond Green’s Absence

The die has been cast, although in the words of Reggie Miller, there's no way the NBA would have suspended Draymond Green if this series is tied. Right now, it doesn't even matter. Green is arguably the Warriors' most important piece in ways that even casual viewers would not get. And now he is gone for Game 5. How can the Warriors fill the huge void left by their emotional leader? Here are a number of ways: 1.) Start Iggy Coach Steve Kerr often turns to Andre Iguodala during must-win Read More

5 More Numbers From The 2016 NBA Finals

1. Yep, courtside seats cost this much this time of the year. Three courtside seats on the wood for Game 5 of NBA Finals in Oakland on Monday sold on StubHub today for $17,000 each — Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) June 11, 2016 2. Draymond Green in the middle works wonders for GSW in the 2016 NBA Finals. GSW in Finals: With Draymond at C: 81 minutes, +53. All other lineups: 111 minutes, -24. — Zach Lowe (@ZachLowe_NBA) June 11, 2016 Oh right. This is already a proven fact from 2015. 3. Read More

7 Numbers From 2016 NBA Finals Game 4

1. 17 That's the number of three-point field foals made by the Golden State Warriors, an all-time NBA Finals record. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4FGNgy6g6o 2. 88 Warriors wins in the 2015-16 regular and post-season combined, another NBA record. 3. 32 Number of teams down 1-3 in the NBA Finals. Not one of them recovered from the deficit. 4. "Lineup of death" in full display Through 4 games, Warriors are a plus-51 in 93 minutes w/ no center on the floor & a minus-19 in 84 minutes Read More

5 Underrated Prospects In The 2016 NBA Draft

Rookie drafts are big on the potential franchise pillars but finding talents that float outside the radar could be just as critical. Remember Kawhi Leonard at No. 15 or Draymond Green at No. 35? Finding underrated gems that turned out to be big-time contributors happen almost every year and in the 2016 NBA Draft, these guys have the tools to break hearts in the big league. Here are the 5 underrated prospects in the 2016 NBA Draft: 1. Denzel Valentine, SG, Michigan State 2015-16 averages: 19.2 Read More

3 Things We Learned From NBA Finals Game 3

The NBA Finals Game 3 as just like the other two, only the other way around.LeBron James and the rest of the Cleveland Cavaliers practically murdered the Golden State Warriors, 120-90, to inch back into the series at 2-1. The Cavs bench is still a non-factor but the starters' combined 105 points has proved more than enough.Here are the three things we learned from NBA Finals Game 3:1. Having Kevin Love out vs Warriors is a plus for the CavsI mean, the result speaks for itself. It's not that Love Read More

Some Unbelievable Numbers From The 2016 NBA Finals Game 1

The 2016 NBA Finals Game 1 is strange to say the least. LeBron James flirted with a triple-double but I swear it's the quietest 23-12-9 stat line you will ever see. Steph Curry barely made it to double digits and Klay Thompson were never really in it but the Golden State Warriors still prevailed over the Cleveland Cavaliers, 104-89. Here's more unbelievable numbers from the 2016 NBA Finals Game 1: 1. Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving are HUGE defensive liabilities. Of the two, Irving was worse. Read More

3 Things We Learned From The Thunder-Warriors Series

The Oklahoma City Thunder landing the heavier punches through the first four games of the Western Conference Finals is somewhat a surprise. But the Golden State Warriors coming back from a 1-3 hole is just as, or even more, surprising. Here are the 3 things we learned from that helluva series: 1. Makes me realize how special a player Kobe Bryant is. I don't mean to come across as a fanboy and I apologize putting someone in this conservation that is not even remotely involved in the series Read More

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