Miami Heat Star Jimmy Butler is a Man on Mission

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There weren’t many people in NBA circles that thought Miami Heat would be where they are currently. Jimmy Butler was ridiculed by analysts and on social media when he said winning was the main reason he chose Miami as his free-agent destination last summer. Now he and his teammates are the ones laughing. The Heat […] READ MORE


Miami Heat vs. Boston Celtics Eastern Conference Finals Series Preview

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And then there were two. After taking out the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors, the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics meet in the Eastern Conference Finals. This is the first time since 1969 that neither the No.1 and No.2 have reached the Conference Finals. Both teams have molded themselves in young teams full of playmakers […] READ MORE


Denver Nuggets Resiliency on Full Display in NBA Playoffs

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Coach Mike Malone’s team has fought their way to a second straight game seven in the 2020 playoffs. The Denver Nuggets have been written off and left for dead five or six times already in this postseason. Each time, the Nuggets’ resiliency is on full display and they find a way to survive another day. […] 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


Nuggets Guard P.J. Dozier Earns NBA Keep

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The NBA is a superstar driven league, and has been since Larry Bird and Magic Johnson made it a household product to sports fans in America. While the league and its image are pushed forward by the superstars, there are plenty of stories that entail hard work and perseverance just to make it on a […] READ MORE


Miami Heat Success Built on Discipline and Shooting

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The Miami Heat have finished off a first round sweep of the Indiana Pacers. They now await a likely match-up with the Milwaukee Bucks in the second round. There hasn’t been a lot of talk of the Heat’s success during the regular season or since the NBA restart kicked off. For a group of guys […] 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


2020 NBA Playoffs Begin in the Bubble

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The 2020 NBA playoffs have kicked off in the bubble in Orlando, and the first few days have been as unpredictable as expected. In a year like no other, chaos in the postseason should not be surprising. Through two games in the first round there are already multiple intriguing story lines manifesting in the bubble. […] 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