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.
Another unpredictable day in the NBA Playoffs. A road team became the latest to stun a higher-seed in one of the most wild and exhilarating games of the entire 2013-14 season. In the second outing of the double-header, a home team avenged a Game 1 loss by running their opponent out of the building in a display of unquestioned superiority. Here’s everything that you need to know about last night’s action.
Through two days of NBA playoff games, we have seen some horrendous officiating. Blake Griffin basically got benched by the refs in Game 1 of the Warriors-Clippers series. Dwight Howard picked up his 6th foul late in last night’s Blazers-Rockets game on an egregiously bad call. Four players ended up with DQs in that game, which lasted a ghastly 3:21, featured 65 fouls and made quite a few East Coast viewers a little less productive today at their jobs. Is this what
Day one of the 2014 NBA Playoffs wasn’t a mirage. This truly is one of the strangest beginnings to the postseason in recent history. Easter Sunday didn’t spare anyone from scares. On Sunday, April 20, two more home teams fell to lower-seeded teams. The two squads that survived both trailed against the underdogs relatively late in their respective games before securing close victories. Here’s everything that you need to know about last night’s action.