NBA Finals: Los Angeles Lakers’ Return Offers Memories of 2010

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In just his second season in purple and gold, LeBron James has carried the Los Angeles Lakers to its first NBA Finals appearance since 2010. One step closer to the promised land of an NBA Championship.  The Lakers won the title in 2010, with a seven-game series win over the Boston Celtics. Well, it’s safe […] READ MORE


Evaluating Jamal Murray in the 2020 Playoffs

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On Tuesday, Jamal Murray added another phenomenal playoffs performance to his resume. He was lights out in game three of the Western Conference Finals. Leading the Denver Nuggets to a crucial win that stopped Denver from falling down 0-3 in the series, he scored 28 points on .588/.500 shooting. Ahead of another critical game five […] READ MORE


Los Angeles Clippers vs. Denver Nuggets Series Recap

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After falling to a 3-1 series deficit, the Denver Nuggets shocked the Los Angeles Clippers and the NBA world to win this Western Conference Semifinals series in seven games. Jamal Murray scored 40 points alongside Nikola Jokic’s triple-double while the Clippers blew another double-digit lead. How did one of the NBA title favorites crumble this […] READ MORE


Giannis Antetokounmpo: Best Places to Win

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For the second consecutive year, the No. 1 seeded Milwaukee Bucks have been eliminated from the NBA Playoffs earlier than expected. Last year, the Toronto Raptors handed Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks an ECF loss. This year, the fifth-seed Miami Heat bounced Milwaukee one round earlier.  There is growing concern around the nucleus that Milwaukee’s […] READ MORE


Houston Rockets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Series Recap

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With all of the dramatics of Chris Paul and Russell Westbrook swapping uniforms and teams last season, this series lived up to the hype. It wasn’t pretty. Rather, it was gritty, heart-wrenching, and dramatic. But the Houston Rockets survived seven games in this first-round series against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Houston moved onto the Western […] READ MORE


Los Angeles Clippers vs. Denver Nuggets NBA Playoffs Preview

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Neither the Los Angeles Clippers nor the Denver Nuggets made quick work of their first-round opponents. Nonetheless, the higher seeds moved onto the Western Conference Semifinals. This matchup squares off the deep rosters of the second-seeded Clippers and third-seeded Nuggets.  NBA Playoffs Preview: Los Angeles Clippers vs. Denver Nuggets   First Round Troubles  Reigning Finals MVP […] READ MORE


Brandon Ingram Named NBA’s Most Improved Player

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Brandon Ingram won the 2019-20 NBA Most Improved Player award, the league announced Monday evening. The New Orleans Pelicans forward earned 42 of 100 total first-place votes, garnering 326 total points.  Brandon Ingram Wins 2019-20 NBA Most Improved Player Award Ingram is the first-ever Pelicans player to take home the Kia NBA Most Improved Player […] READ MORE


Toronto Raptors vs. Brooklyn Nets NBA Playoff Series Recap

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The replacement roster of the Brooklyn Nets was no match for the defending champs, as the Toronto Raptors swept Brooklyn 4-0 in the first round. Let’s break down this series that was all Raptors from the start.  Series Recap: Toronto Raptors vs. Brooklyn Nets Recap Toronto entered this series as heavy favorites and showed their […] READ MORE


Houston Rockets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Playoffs Preview

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One of the more intriguing matchups in the Western Conference playoffs features the Houston Rockets and Oklahoma City Thunder. It’s been 13 months since the Rockets traded Chris Paul to the Thunder for Russell Westbrook. After a disappointing 2018-19 campaign, not many expected Paul to return to All-Star form with his slim cast of talent.  […] READ MORE


Toronto Raptors vs. Brooklyn Nets NBA Playoffs Preview

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Last Word on Pro Basketball is giving you an NBA Playoffs Preview for each series as it begins inside the bubble. After an impressive 7-1 bubble record, the defending NBA champion Toronto Raptors will take on the new-look Brooklyn Nets in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. This series kicks off on Monday, […] READ MORE