The madness continues. The most wild and unpredictable opening round in recent NBA Playoffs history continued with two more road teams pulling out victories. On Tuesday, April 29, one of those teams advanced to the Eastern Conference Semifinals to complete a series upset, while the other pulled within one game of a massive stunner. Here’s everything that you need to know about last night’s action.
It was a big night in the NBA. Monday, April 28 played host to the first team securing a berth in the Conference Semifinals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs. It also saw a No. 1 seed fall into a 3-2 hole against a No. 8 seed and another No. 1 seed earned a close victory to reclaim home court advantage in a tight series. Here’s everything that you need to know about last night’s action.
We’re only one week in. Sunday, April 27 differed from the norm with a pair of relatively lopsided victories and home teams winning three of four affairs. Nevertheless, the 2014 NBA Playoffs managed to sneak in another road team victory and what can only be described as an unforgettable affair between No. 4 and No.5 seeds. Here’s everything that you need to know about last night’s action.
Road teams are the new home teams. I apologize for my use of that terrible phrase, but I’m running out of ways to express just how ridiculous the 2014 NBA Playoffs have been. Plain and simple, it’s been ridiculous. Every single day of it. On Saturday, April 26, the madness continued. Two more road teams lost and an 8-seed took a 2-1 series lead over a 1-seed. Here’s everything that you need to know about last night’s action.
What more is there to say? The 2014 NBA Playoffs continued on Friday, April 25, and the unpredictability continued with more road team success. One of the most unlikely heroes imaginable stepped up in the clutch, road teams continued to establish superiority over their home counterparts and three series took intriguing turns. Here’s everything that you need to know about last night’s postseason action.
It’s no longer a surprising development. Road teams just keep stealing wins. Thursday, April 24 marked a major turning point in the 2014 NBA Playoffs. The games shifted to the lower-seeds’ home court. This resulted in yet another road victory and two down-to-the-wire games that were won by one possession. Here’s everything that you need to know about last night’s action.
Another day and another pair of road victories for lower-seeded teams. Are the home teams becoming the underdogs? It certainly feels like it. Wednesday, April 23 played host to yet another puzzling day in the 2014 NBA Playoffs. A championship favorite was blown out on its home court, the two-time defending champions were nearly upset and a lower-seeded team completed a two-game sweep at their opponent’s venue. Here’s everything that you need to know about last night’s games.
Terrible officiating, an upset by a road team and All-Star perimeter players putting on standout performances. What else did you expect? Tuesday, April 22 was an example of the 2014 NBA Playoffs staying true to form. The upsets continued to pour in and the stars continued to be placed under a spotlight. Some persevered. Some didn’t. Here’s everything that you need to know about last night’s action.