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Raptors Advance to First NBA Finals with Game 6 Win

The Toronto Raptors advance to first NBA Finals with Game 6 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. The Toronto Raptors trailed by as much as 15-points midway to the third quarter. The Raptors used a 26-3 run from the third and fourth quarters thanks to Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry. Milwaukee seemed poised to send this series to Game 7 in Milwaukee on Monday night. The Bucks came out hot in the first quarter and Toronto couldn’t buy a basket. Khris Middleton came out hot in the first quarter hitting his...
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Raptors Top Bucks in Double OT in Game 3

It took double overtime, but the Raptors top Bucks in a thriller. Kawhi Leonard finished with 36 points, but he also got some help. Pascal Siakim had 25 points to finally come alive in this series. Marc Gasol got started early with a couple of threes finished with 16 points. Norman Powell chipped in 19 points off the bench. Being down 0-2, Toronto needed this win to avoid being down 3-0. As we all know, when you’re down 3-0, no team have ever come back from that deficit. Golden State went up 3...
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Warriors Take Game 3 With Commanding Road Win

Steph Curry finished with 36 points and Draymond Green recorded another triple double. Klay Thompson chipped in 19 points as the Warriors take Game 3 with commanding road win. This marked an NBA record 22nd consecutive series they have won a game on the road in the playoffs. Curry, Green and Thompson were the only Warriors to score in double figures, but they got plenty of help. The bench combined to score 27 points and played great on both ends of the floor. Draymond Green controlled the game...
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2019 NBA Eastern Conference Finals Predictions

With the Western Conference Finals underway, it’s time to turn our attention to the Eastern Conference Finals. On Tuesday, Golden State dominated Portland in Game 1. Also, on Tuesday night, the New Orleans Pelicans earned the #1 draft pick in the upcoming NBA draft. Now onto the Eastern Conference Finals where the Milwaukee Bucks will take on the Toronto Raptors. Milwaukee took care of the Celtics in five games. The Bucks won four consecutive games after Boston took Game 1 in Milwaukee. Toront...
Tags: Boston, Milwaukee, Toronto, Bud, Basketball, Portland, Nba, Jazz, New Orleans Pelicans, Lowry, Milwaukee Bucks, Mvp, Raptors, Khris Middleton, Celtics, Golden State

2019 NBA Western Conference Finals

After two of the more entertaining semifinal series in recent memory, we turn our attention to the Western Conference Finals. The two-time defending champions and top seed Golden State is on one side. On the other side, the Portland Trailblazers and they come in as the third seed. Golden State reached this point after six hard fought games against the Houston Rockets. Portland reached the Western Conference Finals by knocking off the second seed, Denver Nuggets in a . Steph Curry lead the War...
Tags: Denver Nuggets, Green, Basketball, Portland, Nba, Jazz, Curry, Hood, Steph Curry, Thompson, Steph, Enes Kanter, Nuggets, Kevin Durant, Damian Lillard, Durant

Was Loss to Warriors Houston’s Last Chance at a Title?

When the Houston Rockets got ready for game six of their Western Conference semifinal series with the Golden State Warriors, their goal was to extend the series to seven games against an injured and struggling Warriors team. But the Rockets turned in a puzzling performance, not only getting eliminated from this postseason, but raising questions as to whether or not Houston will ever have a chance to get to the Finals as currently constructed. Everything was looking like it would work out for t...
Tags: Basketball, Nba, Jazz, Rockets, Houston, Houston Rockets, Curry, Golden State Warriors, Warriors, Steph Curry, Knicks, James Harden, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, Chris Paul, Harden

Kawhi Buzzer Beater Push Raptors to East Finals

The Blazers . The Toronto Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers went down to the wire in their Game 7. With the game tied at 90, Kawhi Leonard hit a buzzer beater to finish off the Sixers. Kawhi took 39 shots to finish with 41 points and 8 rebounds. Serge Ibaka came up huge with 17 points and 8 rebounds off the bench. Pascal Siakim finished with 11 points and Kyle Lowry had 10 points, 6 boards and 6 assists. If the Raptors are going to contend with the Bucks, Kawhi needs more help. Marc Gasol played...
Tags: Milwaukee, Basketball, Nba, Jazz, Philadelphia, Toronto Raptors, Raptors, Sixers, Kyle Lowry, Serge Ibaka, Brett Brown, Tobias Harris, Jimmy Butler, Ben Simmons, Kawhi Leonard, Marc Gasol

McCollum Leads Blazers to Game 7 Win on Road

C.J. McCollum scored 37 points to lead the Blazers to their first Western Conference Final since 2000. In a game where Damian Lillard struggle, McCollum stepped up with his second consecutive 30 points game. Damian Lillard finished with 13 points, 10 rebounds and 8 assists. In the fourth quarter, Lillard hit two key 3-pointers and hit the boards. Evan Turner came up huge with 14 points off the bench and his play in the 4th helped seal the game. Zach Collins also played a key part with his defe...
Tags: Basketball, Nba, Jazz, Houston, Denver, Steph Curry, Murray, Nuggets, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, Damian Lillard, Golden State, McCollum, Lillard, Evan Turner, Nikola Jokic

Warriors Ends Rockets Season Behind Steph Curry

Warriors ends Rockets season behind Steph Curry. Steph Curry haven’t had the Best playoffs this year. In the first half of Game 6, he was held scoreless and he had three fouls. In the second half, that was a much different story. Steph Curry had a career high for one half to close out the Rockets again. Curry went for an efficient 33 points as the Warriors advance to their 5th consecutive Western Conference Finals. Golden State closed out Houston with a 118-113 win on the road. Of course, Kevi...
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Nuggets Tie Series on the Road Against Portland

Just like the Raptors, the Nuggets went on the road and picked up a huge win. Less than 48 hours ago, these two teams were involved in an 4OT instant classic. Jamal Murray lead the Nuggets with 34 points, which included sealing the game with clutch free throws at the end. Nikola Jokic notched another triple-double two days after playing a game high 65 minutes. Jokic finished with 21 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists in 39 minutes. Paul Millsap stepped up also as he finished with 21 points and...
Tags: Basketball, Portland, Nba, Jazz, Denver, Nuggets, Damian Lillard, Paul Millsap, Will Barton, Seth Curry, Nikola Jokic, Jokic, Gary Harris, J McCollum, Jamal Murray, Kanter

Raptors Even Series With 76ers On Road

The Toronto Raptors even series with 76ers at 2 after a tough road win. Kawhi Leonard was great again as he finished with 39 points, 14 rebounds and 5 assists. In Game 4, Leonard got much needed help. Kyle Lowry started the game being aggressive and scored 7 quick points. Pascal Siakim was a game time decision as his status was in the air with a calf contusion. Marc Gasol chipped in with 16 points and great defense on Joel Embiid. In a must win situation, Toronto showed true grit and the heart...
Tags: Toronto, Basketball, Nba, Jazz, Philadelphia, Toronto Raptors, Raptors, Sixers, Kyle Lowry, J J Redick, Simmons, Tobias Harris, Jimmy Butler, Kawhi Leonard, Marc Gasol, Leonard

Rockets Take Game 3 From Warriors in OT

The Houston Rockets take Game 3 from Warriors 126-121 in overtime. Game 4 will be Monday night as the Rockets try to even the series. James Harden lead the Rockets with 41 points which included a few clutch buckets at the end. Eric Gordon scored 30 points as he went 7-for-14 from 3-point land to come up huge. P.J. Tucker came up big on the defensive end, plus he pulled down 12 boards in the win. Clint Capela had his best game of the series with 13 points and 11 rebounds. Capela biggest play ca...
Tags: Green, Basketball, Nba, Jazz, Rockets, Houston, Houston Rockets, Andre Iguodala, Steph Curry, James Harden, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, Chris Paul, Durant, Draymond Green, Clint Capela

Portland Edged Denver in 4OT Thriller in Game 3

Did you catch Game 3 between the Portland Trailblazers and Denver Nuggets? Portland edged Denver in 4OT thriller in Game 3. This was the first 4OT game in the playoffs since 1953. The 4OT game was only the second ever in playoff history. Portland walked away with a 140-137 win as the final buzzer went off a little after 2 in the morning on the East Coast. Honestly, there were times that the bed was calling my name, but this game was too damn good. For Portland, Damian Lillard have garnered all...
Tags: Denver Nuggets, Basketball, Portland, Nba, Jazz, Denver, Enes Kanter, Nuggets, Rodney Hood, Portland Trailblazers, McCollum, Will Barton, Nikola Jokic, Jokic, J McCollum, Jamal Murray

Giannis Lead Bucks to Game 3 Win on Road

Giannis finished with 32 points, 13 rebounds and 8 assists to lead the Bucks to the Game 3 road win. After the game, Kyrie Irving complained about Giannis taking 22 free throws. Irving said that’s slowing down the game as Giannis is getting all those calls. My perspective is that the most aggressive will get all those calls and it’s always been like that. While Irving gripe about the treatment of Giannis, Irving can turn his attention to some of his teammates. Gordon Hayward will have to step ...
Tags: Boston, Milwaukee, Basketball, Nba, Jazz, Irving, Khris Middleton, Celtics, Gordon Hayward, Hayward, Kyrie Irving, Nikola Mirotic, Marcus Morris, Pat Connaughton, Giannis, George Hill

2019 NBA West Semifinal: Denver Versus Portland

We have the final playoff series set after the Nuggets finally eliminated the Spurs in seven. In an intense series with the Thunder, Portland eliminated Oklahoma City in five games. With the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets underway, it’s time for the other Western Conference semifinal matchup to start. In their series with Denver, the talk of the NBA was Damian Lillard. In the series clinching game, Lillard went for 50 points and hit the game winning 3-pointer. Damian Lillard and C.J...
Tags: Denver Nuggets, West, Spurs, Basketball, Portland, Nba, Jazz, Denver, Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors, Murray, Oklahoma City, Russell Westbrook, Enes Kanter, Nuggets, Damian Lillard

The Golden State Warriors Edge Rockets in Game 1

Golden State Warriors edge Rockets! I think we all can agree that Game 1 lived up to its lofty expectations. Kevin Durant and James Harden battled with both finishing with 35 points. Golden State beat the Houston Rockets 104-100 in Game 1. At the end of the game, things for really chippy. Mike D’Antoni and Chris Paul Both receiving techs with Paul being tossed for his second with 4.4 seconds left in the game. Throughout the game, the referees weren’t calling the fouls that the Rockets felt the...
Tags: Green, Basketball, Nba, Jazz, Rockets, Houston, Houston Rockets, Curry, Golden State Warriors, Andre Iguodala, Thompson, James Harden, Kevin Durant, Chris Paul, PAUL, Harden

Celtics Blow Out Bucks in Game 1 on Road

Coming into this series, the Celtics were my pick to beat the Bucks. My thinking was that the Celtics would win the series in maybe 6 games. Brad Stevens is one of the better coaches in the league and he showed it in Game 1. Boston didn’t allow Giannis to have space to create his offense like the Pistons did. Coming into the game, I thought the Celtics would put Jayson Tatum or Jaylen Brown on Giannis. Instead, Coach Stevens put Al Horford on Giannis and it paid off. Horford frustrated Antetok...
Tags: Boston, Bud, Basketball, Nba, Jazz, Road, Irving, Pistons, Khris Middleton, Brad Stevens, Celtics, Gordon Hayward, Kyrie Irving, Nikola Mirotic, Antetokounmpo, Stevens

2019 NBA West Semifinal: Golden State Versus Houston

We now have all the conference semifinal games finalized after the Nuggets barely got by the Spurs in Game 7. In the East, the Toronto Raptors and Kawhi Leonard dominated the 76ers in Game 1 of the East semifinals. In what many are saying the most anticipated series, the Warriors will battle the Rockets for the second consecutive year. The Los Angeles Clippers took the defending champion Warriors to six games before succumbing to Golden State. Houston had a few days to rest as they beat the Ut...
Tags: DeMarcus Cousins, Spurs, Basketball, Nba, Jazz, Rockets, Houston, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers, Toronto Raptors, Warriors, Steph Curry, Steph, Utah Jazz, James Harden, Nuggets

2019 NBA East Semifinal: Toronto Versus Philadelphia

In the Eastern Conference, we have the Milwaukee Bucks facing the Boston Celtics. The other series will see the Toronto Raptors facing the Philadelphia 76ers. Toronto eliminated the Orlando Magic in five games to advance to the second round. The 76ers eliminated the Brooklyn Nets in five games also. The Raptors had plenty of help in their series with the Magic and will need the same, if not more. Kawhi Leonard had an impressive series and Pascal Siakim have continued his season-long tear acros...
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2019 NBA East Semifinal: Milwaukee Versus Boston

We have two teams that swept their opponents to advance to the second round. Milwaukee dominated the Detroit Pistons in all the four games to move on. While the Celtics didn’t dominate the Pacers, but they showed at times why they’re one of the favorites in the East. While Giannis Antetokounmpo gets all the attention and one of the favorites to win MVP, he had help. Eric Bledsoe played some of his best ball and Brooke Lopez looked like a man on a mission. In this series, they should get back M...
Tags: Boston, Milwaukee, Indiana, Basketball, Nba, Jazz, Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons, Khris Middleton, Brad Stevens, Celtics, Kyrie Irving, Antetokounmpo, Marcus Smart, Al Horford, Marcus Morris

WATCH: 76ers Players Lose It After Someone Farts on the Bench

Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid was benched in Game 3 of the NBA Playoffs against the Brooklyn Nets due to a knee injury, and he probably regretted where he chose to sit after someone let out an apparently smelly fart on the bench.During a break, Amir Johnson of the 76ers came over to the bench as cameras panned over to the inactive players, and judging by their reactions, someone let a nasty one rip near them.Embiid could be seen covering his nose as other Sixers players seemed equally disg...
Tags: Videos, Funny, Sports, Basketball, Nba, Pop Culture, Hilarious, Jazz, Philadelphia, Lol, Brooklyn Nets, Philadelphia 76ers, Sixers, Amir Johnson, Joel Embiid, Fart

Can Oklahoma City Upset Portland in the First Round?

The NBA playoffs is off and running and things are about to get interesting. March Madness is my favorite sporting event, but the NBA playoffs are right up there with it. For me, the most intriguing first round series takes place in the West. The Portland Trailblazers will host the Oklahoma City Thunder in a series that could and should go seven games. In my first round predictions for the Western Conference, my money is on the Oklahoma City Thunder. With the Trailblazers having the homecourt ...
Tags: Oklahoma City Thunder, Basketball, Portland, Nba, Jazz, Thunder, Oklahoma City, Russell Westbrook, Paul George, Enes Kanter, Damian Lillard, Steven Adams, C J McCollum, Markieff Morris, Dennis Schroder, Jerami Grant

2019 Western Conference First Round Playoff Prediction

Now that we’ve got the Eastern Conference out of the way, it’s time to head out West. Like every year, the West was loaded, and it was all about positioning. Golden State will hold the top spot, which means everything runs through them. Denver will be the 2nd seed as they battled the Warriors throughout the season for the top seed. The Portland Trailblazers and Houston Rockets finished third and fourth. The Utah Jazz, Oklahoma City Thunder, San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Clippers finish out...
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2019 Eastern Conference First Round Playoff Prediction

It’s that time of year and that’s the NBA playoffs. This has been a wonderful year and in the Eastern Conference, we’re going to crown a new champ. For the last 8 years, Lebron James have ruled but he’s in Los Angeles now. Giannis Antetokounmpo is one of mine and everyone else’s MVP list as it seems it’ll come down between him and James Harden. Giannis have led the Milwaukee Bucks to the best record in the league and the path to the NBA Finals goes through them. The Toronto Raptors, Philadelph...
Tags: Boston, Milwaukee, Toronto, Los Angeles, Indiana, Brooklyn, Basketball, Nba, Jazz, Philadelphia, Lebron James, Reggie Jackson, Detroit, Brooklyn Nets, Detroit Pistons, Boston Celtics

2019 NCAA Championship Game Prediction

It’s official! The Virginia Cavaliers will meet the Texas Tech Red Raiders for the 2019 NCAA Championship. Virginia’s championship appearance was a controversial one seeing how their Final Four game ended. Two plays at the end of the game had plenty of people talking. The first being the missed double dribble called on Jerome with less than six seconds left. If that call is made, Auburn would probably be playing for the championship. The other one saw Kyle Guy get fouled while shooting a 3-poi...
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No. 1 Seed UNC Upset by No. 5 Auburn in Sweet 16 Game, Tar Heels Eliminated From NCAA Tournament

Down go the Tar Heels!North Carolina has been eliminated from the 2019 NCAA tournament after a devastating 97-80 loss to the Auburn Tigers Friday night (Mar. 29).UNC’s loss tonight makes them the first No. 1 seed to fall in the NCAA tournament and allows Auburn to move to the next round, the Elite 8.More via Yahoo! Sports:The first half lived up to the up-and-down track meet promised, with Auburn keeping up with North Carolina’s vaunted pace as the two teams traded blows.But the end of the half ...
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My Top 5 Favorite College Basketball Teams Ever

March Madness is headed into the second weekend. With the Sweet 16 starting up tomorrow, it got me thinking about some of favorite teams from the past. The NCAA tournament have been my favorite sporting event ever since I was a kid. When I was a teenager, me and my friends would hurry home to catch the games. North Carolina and Florida State are the teams that I’m always pulling for but five teams that stick out that I’ll consider my favorite teams. 1990 UNLV Runnin Rebels The 1990-91 Runnin...
Tags: Basketball, Nba, Jazz, Ncaa, Chris Webber, Johnson, North Carolina, Duke, Florida State, Usc, College Basketball, Georgetown, Hoyas, Kevin Garnett, UNLV, Allen Iverson

Daddy’s Hangout 2019 Sweet 16 Predictions

My original bracket was busted just like damn near everyone else’s. The first round was atrocious, but the second round a breath of fresh air. The Sweet 16 field is set after an amazing weekend where we almost saw Duke eliminated by UCF. On this bracket, 14 out of the 16 teams were correctly picked. On my ESPN one, all were right except one so I’m proud of that. Coming into the second weekend, there’s only one double-digit seed and that’s Oregon. All of the top-3 seeds in all the regions advan...
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Daddy’s Hangout 2019 NCAA Tournament Prediction

It’s that time of year again and that’s March Madness of course. Honestly, this is my favorite time of the year because anything can happen, and it usually does. Coming into the tournament, Duke is the overwhelming favorite and deservedly so. Zion Williamson is the phenom that everyone talked about and then some. In the ACC tournament, he became the first freshman since Kevin Durant to average 30 points and 10 boards in a conference tournament. There are quite a few other teams that have a gre...
Tags: Florida, Featured, Minnesota, Mississippi, Washington, Kentucky, Oregon, Virginia, LSU, Tennessee, Iowa, Basketball, Wisconsin, Jazz, Kansas, Mississippi State

Daddy’s Hangout 2019 Top 4 NBA MVP Candidates

With little over a month until the NBA regular season is over, there’s still a lot of basketball to be played. In the Eastern Conference, there seems to be a two-team race for the top spot. Milwaukee is currently on a two-game losing streak but lead Toronto by 2 games. In the West, Golden State also lead the Denver Nuggets by two games. While these races in both conferences are close, the one for league MVP is also creating division amongst the candidates. James Harden is the defending MVP; ca...
Tags: Milwaukee, Denver Nuggets, Toronto, Basketball, Portland, Nba, Jazz, Denver, Milwaukee Bucks, Mvp, Oklahoma City, Paul George, George, NBA All Star, James Harden, Nuggets

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