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NBA Playoffs 2017 Round 1 Predictions

The NBA playoffs are here so it's time to sound like an idiot again and predict the winners of the first round. You know what they have said about this year's playoffs-- that it's only going to be a collision course between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors. While that conclusion makes sense, we cannot be absolutely sure because anything can happen-- whether it's injuries (hope not) or just simply one team outplaying either one of the favorites. So before we get carried away Read More

5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day– Dec. 19, 2016

5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day-- Dec. 19, 2016 1. John Wall/Bradley Beal bad blood over? Sure looks like it on the court. The Washington Wizards backcourt appears in the top 10 in the NBA's per-game scoring leaders, the only teammates to have done so this season. Beal, for one, is averaging 26.5 points and 3.9 assists over the past 15 games. 2. Al Horford is in the middle of a historic season. Only two players had an assist rate of over 20% and block rate of over 5% over an entire season: Read More

5 NBA Stats Of The Day– Dec. 2, 2016

5 NBA Stats Of The Day-- Dec. 2, 2016 1. Toronto is in it every game. The Toronto Raptors are the only team not to lose by 10+ points this season. — Raptors Nation (@RaptorsNationTO) December 2, 2016 2. And this guy is the big reason why... DeMar DeRozan passes Vince Carter for 2nd most field goals made in #Raptors history pic.twitter.com/UrI3I91qP0 — Sportsnet Stats (@SNstats) December 3, 2016 3. Al Horford's six-block night vs Sacramento... ... makes him the NBA's leader in blocks Read More

5 Awesome Basketball Stats Of The Day

1. Kyle Lowry The Toronto Raptors guard is arguably the best player whenever he steps on the Olympic floor. Need proof? Lowry: 1st in defensive rating, 3rd in net rating. Team USA was +192 with him on the floor. Yeah, he's good. https://t.co/Xj5tAKyPDd — Josh Lewenberg (@JLew1050) August 23, 2016 2. That time when David Robinson decided to steal one scoring title from Shaq on the last day of the regular season... https://youtu.be/BBCNgqYnlZI ... and finished with 71 points, 14 rebounds, Read More

NBA Fantasy Forethought Week 6 (Dec. 1-7)

The NBA is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get until you slip on the wet floor. Anyway, I couldn't help but feel for the Toronto Raptors. The only team north of the border has turned many heads for their stellar play last season and pundits expected them to do good this year after a little seasoning. Not this good, though. The Raptors currently sports a 13-3 record, the best in the Eastern Conference and third overall. A testament to their consistency, there really Read More