The 1st Round and What We Learned

Russ Leadership Still In Flux: Russell Westbrook averaged almost 30 points a game but he took 27 shots and was pretty bad at the shooting part of basketball, 39% fg. Last year, Russ avaraged 37 points in the playoffs, took 30 shots and shot 38%. There is a theme here that the Thunder and Billy…

Two Game 7’s Save the NBA Playoffs from Purgatory

This has been an absolutely horrid first round of the NBA playoffs. Two franchise talents (Chris Paul, Blake Griffin) saw their championship hopes come to a grinding halt. The league MVP (Steph Curry) suffered an injury that kept him off the court and re-introduced the notion that he is physically fragile and that the Warriors…

NBA Boring Their Fans with Playoff Beat Downs

The NBA Playoffs got off to a pretty good start on Saturday when Paul George and the Indiana Pacers went into Toronto and shut up the dedicated Raptor We the North faithful, many of whom were lined up outside watching on the big screen as their team gagged. Paul George put on his Superman cape…