The 2014-15 NBA regular season continued on Saturday, March 28 with a slate of five critical games. All five outcomes went a long way towards determining the seeding in the 2015 playoffs. This is how it all transpired.
The 2014-15 NBA regular season continued on Friday, March 27 with an incredible slate of games. There were MVP-caliber performances, historic contributions from a rising star and a number of how down-to-the-wire finishes. This is how it all transpired.
A few things are certain regarding the Oklahoma City Thunder this season: First, OKC’s best bet to make the playoffs rests solely on the shoulders of All-Star guard Russell Westbrook. Second, Westbrook’s string of triple-doubles makes him the team’s best candidate for the NBA MVP award, which Kevin Durant won last year. Finally, any success that the Thunder have this season will be without Durant, who will undergo his third foot surgery in less than six months, thus ending his season,
Whenever I’m asked if I have been watching the NCAA Tournament, I say, “No. I haven’t.” That raises some eyebrows in my home state of Connecticut, where both genders of Huskies basketball have been winning national championships for nearly a generation and are followed religiously by the Nutmeg State’s hoops fans. But among the many reasons I don’t go mad in March is because over that same generation, the college game has become less and less of a barometer for NBA success.
The 2014-15 NBA regular season continued on Wednesday, March 25 with 13 games featuring 26 teams. Road teams went 12-1, equivalent to a .923 win percentage, which set a new NBA record for a single day with a minimum of 10 games played. For more on that and a number of individually significant performances, this is how it all transpired.
Warriors Clinch Division Title 39 years is a long time for anything. It’s especially long when it is the amount of time since a team last won its division title. The Golden State Warriors, who have been buried behind the greatness of many teams in the Pacific Division — the Los Angeles Lakers, Sacramento Kings, Phoenix Suns, Portland Trail Blazers and Seattle SuperSonics (both previously members of the Pacific Division), even the historically bad Los Angeles Clippers in recent years — are
Marc Gasol did not sound like a player who is leaving the Memphis Grizzlies for the New York Knicks – or any other team, for that matter – when he becomes an unrestricted free agent in July. Gasol’s history in the city of Memphis and what he has spent a large portion of his life building with the Grizzlies will almost certainly prove too much to leave behind this offseason. The Grizzlies clinched the playoffs for the fifth straight season and
The 2014-15 NBA regular season continued on Tuesday, March 24 with six games featuring 12 hungry teams. A pair of MVP candidates took center stage for their respective teams, while multiple other squads4 competed in the hunt for the postseason. This is how it all transpired.