Credit: AP Photo/Don Ryan Game 1: Portland 86 – Memphis 100 Game 2: Portland 82 – Memphis 97 Game 3: Memphis 115 – Portland 109 Game 4: Memphis 92 – Portland 99 Game 5: Portland @ Memphis 9:30 ET Memphis leads the series 3-1 and tonight they can win and advanced to the Conference Semifinals.
Game 3 of this first round matchup is set to tip at 10:30pm (EST). Memphis leads the series 2-0. What Portland is going to do LaMarcus Aldridge has been playing great this series, averaging 28 points and 14 rebounds in the first two games. I’d expect him to continue to provide some hope for the
It’s been a crazy week of playoff basketball thus far. Most series have gone as we’ve expected them to, while some others have been utterly surprising. Eastern Conference (1) Atlanta Hawks – (8) Brooklyn Nets: The Nets find themselves down 0-2 after failing to gain any ground on the East’s top seed on the road.
Basketball Fans alike have been tormented by this debate for decades: NCAA Tournament or NBA Playoffs? You have basketball junkies like myself who can’t get enough basketball no matter what level it comes from. I know of certain people who will only watch College Basketball, and I know some who prefer the Pro game over
Ouch. Only word that describes that game last night for Pelicans fans. Up 20 entering the 4th with regained hope for this series, only to be taken away by the unimaginable comeback by the Warriors and Steph Curry. At this point, I’m sure every single New Orleans fan has seen the play, heard about the
Two Worried Teams The Portland Trail Blazers have been an utter disappointment this postseason, facing a possible 0-3 deficit in their series against the Memphis Grizzlies if they lose tonight. The last time they lost their first two playoff games was back in 2011 to the Dallas Mavericks; who ultimately won the championship that year.
Game 3 is definitely a game that the New Orleans Pelicans would like to get back. With the game under their control for about 42 minutes of the game, the Pelicans were a Steph Curry 3 pointer away from taking Game 3 at home. The Golden State Warriors pulled off the third biggest comeback in
Previous Top 10 Lists: Top 10 Centers in the NBA Top 10 Power Forwards in the NBA Small Forwards have arguably become the most important players on a team. The Heat won back to back championships because of LeBron James’s success and Kawhi most recently helped the Spurs secure another championship with his stellar
The Utah Jazz are stacked with young talent. Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors, Trey Burke, Alec Burks, Rudy Gobert, Rodney Hood, and Australian phenomenon Dante Exum are the only players under contract next season. Gordon Hayward is 25 and he is currently the oldest player on next years roster. Perfectionist Quin Snyder is perfect for this
Game 2 final: Memphis Grizzlies 97, Portland Trail Blazers 82 (Memphis 2-0) In Game 1, it looked like one team actually wanted to be there and the other team was simply going through the motions. After a poor shooting performance in Game 1 (32-95 33.7%), Portland looked to bounce back but they failed to do so