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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 Awesome Stats Of The Day– May 22, 2018

1. LeBron and Iso Joe's career earnings. In case you don't remember, Joe Johnson is still in the league with the Houston Rockets. But did you know that LeBron James "only" made $19 million more than JJ in their whole career? LeBron James - $233,893,001 Joe Johnson - $214,797,154 (H/T: Reddit) Speaking of LeBron, his six 40-point games are the most in a single postseason since Allen Iverson in 2001. Only Jerry West (8 in 1965) and Michael Jordan (7 in 1989) have more in NBA history. 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 DFS Players to Target – Jan. 18, 2018

There are only 4 games tonight so it’ll make choices even more difficult. Thankfully, one of those teams is Cleveland, who have been generous in giving up points to opponents. LeBron James, CLE, $12,500 LeBron should be angry and motivated after a loss to the Warriors on Monday and all the drama that ensued afterwards. LBJ has put up 60.1 and 63.6 FP in his last two games, both of which outscore even his high FPPG average. The Magic are arguably the NBA’s worst team, but Cleveland’s struggles 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

5 Must-Start Players For NBA DFS Monday– Dec. 25, 2017

1. LeBron James, SF, Cleveland Cavaliers LBJ is among the highest-priced players, make no mistake about it. That is only reasonable because he still is the best player in the world, and among the top-3 in fantasy right now. Factor in the crazy atmosphere in this 2016 Finals matchup and you'll probably see the best game James played this season. He is basically averaging a triple-double these days but expect The King to be more assertive in this primetime matchup. There are a lot of high-priced stars Read More

2018 All-Star Team Projections

NBA All-Star Voting 2018 presented by Verizon will tip off with an early voting period exclusively on the NBA App and NBA.com beginning Thursday, Dec. 21 at 1 p.m. ET. In honor of the impending vote, lets take a look at who should make it this year. Keep in mind that this year, there will be no East V West, it has moved to a draft format. It’s clear that the All-Star game is dying since none of the players care, so the draft will at least add some life into it. Useless or not, I’ve always liked Read More

NBA MVP Power Rankings – Dec. 14, 2017

1A) James Harden, PG, HOU (31.6 ppg) The third overall pick in the 2009 draft continues to impress as his team maintains a one game lead over the Warriors for the #1 seed in the West. He’s one of the most gifted scorers in recent memory, and is a good bet to average over 30 ppg for the season, something only KD and Steph Curry have done in the past 8 years. This year, his stellar play is actually turning into more wins and the Rockets look like a legit threat to the Warriors. Rumors have been Read More