The Mavericks Are a Fun Team, but History Isn’t On Their Side

The Dallas Mavericks lost Game Two of the Western Conference Finals to the Golden State Warriors after leading by 19 in the second quarter. While this isn't a new scene during the 2022 playoffs (there have been many instances of teams coming back from a large deficit to win a game), the Mavericks in particular … Continue reading The Mavericks Are a Fun Team, but History Isn’t On Their Side

Report: Orlando Wins 2022 Draft Lottery, Followed By Thunder, Rockets, Kings

Credit to Jeff Haynes of Getty Images for Picture The 2022 NBA Draft Lottery commenced before the start of Game One between the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics, and the results were similar to what was expected before the draft. The Orlando Magic, who were tied for the best odds to win, landed the #1 … Continue reading Report: Orlando Wins 2022 Draft Lottery, Followed By Thunder, Rockets, Kings

The Three-Pointer: Harden Drops 31, Kings Hire New Head Coach

The Beard is finally looking like his old self again, and the Kings have hired yet another head coach. Can anyone save this franchise? I sure hope Mark Brown can. Let's recap:   76ers Take Game Four Credit to Mitchell Leff of Getty Images for Picture James Harden finally returned to his old form, dropping … Continue reading The Three-Pointer: Harden Drops 31, Kings Hire New Head Coach

The Three-Pointer: Morant Drops 47, Tyler Herro Wins Sixth Man of the Year

Wow! Two super excited playoff games, plus an NBA award announced. Let's recap:   Grizzlies win Game Two Credit to Joe Rondone of USA Today Sports for Picture Ja Morant tied his career-high in the playoffs with 47 points, leading the Grizzlies to a 106-101 win over the Golden State Warriors. He also had 8 … Continue reading The Three-Pointer: Morant Drops 47, Tyler Herro Wins Sixth Man of the Year

Recapping My Weirdly Accurate First-Round Predictions, and Predicting the Second Round

The first round of the playoffs has officially come to an end, and the second round has already started. That means it's time to look back at my first round predictions, and see how accurate (or inaccurate) they were. It also means it's time to make my second round predictions, before too much of each … Continue reading Recapping My Weirdly Accurate First-Round Predictions, and Predicting the Second Round

What’s Next for the Celtics and the Nets?

The Boston Celtics have concluded their first-round sweep of the Brooklyn Nets, and I have to say, I don't think anyone saw this coming. Some people predicted that the Celtics would win the series (such as myself), but I thought it would be a long, hard-fought grueling series that ended with a dramatic Game Seven. … Continue reading What’s Next for the Celtics and the Nets?

The Daily Three-Pointer: Playoff Edition

Good morning! There were a lot of playoff games last night; let's highlight the three best games.   Heat/Hawks: Game 1 Credit to Michael Reaves of Getty Images for Picture Trae Young was ready to carry the Atlanta Hawks to victory. Unfortunately, the Miami Heat had a game plan to shut down Young, and they … Continue reading The Daily Three-Pointer: Playoff Edition

My First Round NBA Playoff Predictions

The NBA playoffs started yesterday. With no time to waste, here are my predictions for the first-round:   Eastern Conference:   #1 Heat vs #8 Hawks Credit to USA Today Sports for Picture In theory, the Heat should have no problem handling the Hawks. They have Kyle Lowry, Jimmy Butler, Bam Adebayo Victor Oladipo, Tyler … Continue reading My First Round NBA Playoff Predictions