Detroit’s decision to trade Ben Gordon for Corey Maggette and a 1st rounder is a good one – it saves Detroit money, balances their rotation, and begins the rebuilding process. Here’s what we know: At best, the Pistons are a borderline playoff team as currently constructed. Miami, Indiana, Chicago, the Hawks, and the Knicks are [...]
While the 2nd round isn’t quite over (Boston has to play Philly tonight), it’s time to make some predictions. In the West, I expect the Spurs will beat the Thunder in 6 games. In the East, I expect Miami to beat either Philly (5 games) or Boston (6 games). Here’s why, as well as a [...]
Denver’s performance against the Lakers in this year’s playoffs highlighted their youth and their dependence upon jump shooting, but it also showed their potential: Faried, despite being undersized, will grow as a scorer. The Nuggets should look forward to having a very good “dirty work” player which opposing teams can’t cheat off of. Galinari, despite overhandling the [...]
Fans and analysts alike have consistently panned Mike Brown as a coach. When Brown was coaching the Cavs, we heard that his offense wasn’t creative and that he’s not a very good X’s and O’s guy (at least on offense). Now that Brown is coaching the Lakers, we’re hearing that anything less than a Lakers [...]
By JL on May 12, 2012 in Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets, Featured, Indiana Pacers, LA Clippers, LA Lakers, Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat, Oklahoma City Thunder, Philadelphia 76ers, San Antonio Spurs | 0 Comments
As I write this post, the 2nd round has been underway for about an hour (only I haven’t seen a minute of them yet). Here are my predictions: Eastern Conference Boston over Philly in 6 Miami over Indy in 5 Western Conference OKC in 5 games, no matter who they play SAS over Memphis in [...]
By JL on Apr 28, 2012 in Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Chicago Bulls, Dallas Mavericks, Denver Nuggets, Indiana Pacers, LA Clippers, LA Lakers, Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat, New York Knicks, Oklahoma City Thunder, Orlando Magic, Philadelphia 76ers, San Antonio Spurs, Utah Jazz | 1 Comment
As I write this post at 1:30pm Eastern, the playoffs have just begun…here are my predictions: WEST San Antonio sweeps OKC in 5 LA in 7 Memphis in 6 EAST Chicago sweeps Miami in 6 Indiana in 6 Boston in 6 More on these picks below.