Believe it or not, home teams actually won every game. You know it’s a wild postseason when that’s surprising at all. Wednesday, April 30 was more than just a display of home court advantage in the 2014 NBA Playoffs. There was a 21-point comeback with a wild ending, a contender fighting off elimination and a favorite earning a close statement win. Here’s everything that you need to know about last night’s action.
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.
I have already chimed in with my knee-jerk reaction to Adam Silver’s press conference performance Saturday night. I gave him an ‘F’ — and I stand behind that grade. Let’s face it — David Stern spoiled us. When a crisis hit the Association under Stern’s reign, Mount David erupted when Stern decided it was time to go volcanic. Silver? Let’s put it this way: He couldn’t have done a better job Saturday night of showing everyone exactly how much he is not a carbon
With the explosive headlines being splattered all over the place this weekend concerning Clippers owner Donald Sterling, the thing that surprises me is that people are surprised. Under his ownership, The Clippers have been the doormat of the league for 30 years. He has paid millions of dollars in fines to settle race discrimination suits before in his other businesses. Every star player who ever played for him has fled screaming for the hills at the first opportunity. He flaunts his
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.