The NBA Finals concluded this past week, with the Los Angeles Lakers taking down the Miami Heat in six games to secure their 17th all time championship, tying them for the most in the NBA with their longtime rivals, the Boston Celtics. The Heat, the surprise team in the playoffs, became the first 5 seed … Continue reading How Each Player in the Finals Really Performed
The Biggest Surprises and Disappointments of the Playoffs
Each year, as NBA teams make their way towards their goal of winning the championship, new players emerge as superstars. This year has been no different, with a new crop of breakout stars this year. On the other hand, some players fail to perform at their expected level and contribute to their team's earlier than … Continue reading The Biggest Surprises and Disappointments of the Playoffs
The Improbability of the Nuggets Playoff Run
Last Tuesday, the Nuggets completed their second comeback from down 3 games to 1 of this postseason as they beat the Clippers 104-89. The event was one of several of the Nuggets' post season this year. Their journey has consisted of a 3-1 comeback against the Jazz, a second 3-1 comeback against the Clippers, and … Continue reading The Improbability of the Nuggets Playoff Run
How the Bucks Can Save Their Season
When the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Orlando Magic on August 29 and set up the conference semi finals matchup of the Bucks against the Heat, no one was ready for what was about to happen. The Bucks, a team that was on pace to break the 70 win threshold at the beginning on March, had … Continue reading How the Bucks Can Save Their Season
NBA Playoff Preview: Round 2
The conference quarter finals are coming to a close as the Bucks, Raptors, Celtics, Heat, Lakers, Clippers, Nuggets, and Rockets have advanced to the conference semi finals. In this article, I will give the updated round by round probabilities for each of the 8 remaining NBA teams, and I will preview the four conference semi … Continue reading NBA Playoff Preview: Round 2
Who’s to Blame for the 76ers First Round Embarrassment?
The Philadelphia 76ers' season ended on Sunday when the Boston Celtics completed a four game sweep in the first round of the 2020 NBA Playoffs. The loss marks the end of a disappointing season for the 76ers, failing to meet their high expectations. Even though the 76ers were without all-star Ben Simmons, they were still … Continue reading Who’s to Blame for the 76ers First Round Embarrassment?
NBA Playoff Preview: Round 1
The NBA Playoff Bracket is set and are set to begin today. The weirdest season in recent memory is entering the final stretch and will crown a champion soon. Before the playoffs start, let's see how good the chances are for the 16 playoff teams and preview the 8 first round matchups. Playoff Chances Methods … Continue reading NBA Playoff Preview: Round 1