Tag Archives: NBA Finals

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 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

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