This evening, I don’t really care if the Lakers win or lose, as long as the score is high. Overtime would be a bonus.
With only two games on the NBA schedule Thursday night we were all able to hone in on a showdown between the Thunder and Knicks at the Garden (without Carmelo Anthony) and a shootout in Denver that wasn’t quite the dunk-fest that the Clippers were hoping for. Here are the facts:
Warriors and Nuggets continue to surge: Any which way you want to put it, the Golden State Warriors and Denver Nuggets are playing like legitimate threats that no top team would like to see in the playoffs. Do the Warriors have the postseason experience to really make some noise? Probably not. But if you’re the Spurs, Thunder, Clippers or Grizzlies do you really want to find out? Probably not. The Warriors have found the last piece of the puzzle, and it’s one that
There wasn’t a 50-point showing – heck, there wasn’t even a 40-point outing! – on Christmas this year, but the NBA provided a quintuplet of matchups that helped to put things in perspective through nearly two months of the season. SheridanHoops had an eye on the tube at all times. Below is an observation regarding the 10 teams who participated in the holiday’s hoops festivities: Boston Celtics: They might be hovering around the .500 mark through the first quarter of the season, but this
MAGIC/PACERSDanny Granger scored 25 points to help the Pacers defeat the Orlando Magic 105-87 on Tuesday night and clinch their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series 4-1. Darren Collison scored 15 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter and George Hilladded 15 points for the Pacers. Nelson led Orlando with 27 points and made 5 of 8 3-pointers. Glen Davis, a thorn in Indiana’s side throughout the series, scored 15 but made just 6 of 17 shots.CELTICS/HAWKSAl Horford scored 19 points, hit Atlanta’s final two baskets and came