The regular season has ended, and the playoffs are finally among us, and there was a ton of drama up until the last game. There was lots of competition to get both into the playoffs and get seeding which made the season end incredibly fun to watch. There’s a lot to unpack about a couple of things that transpired during the season and the upcoming playoffs. To guide you in what to expect in the playoffs, a few of our wordsmiths have come together to talk about it. Without further ado, let’s get into it.
Troy Pierce | March 10th, 2019
In seven seasons with the Raptors, Bosh would make five NBA All-Star games from 2005 until his departure from the team after the 2009-10 season via sign-and-trade with the Miami Heat.
Brendan Abban | February 24th, 2019
The Los Angeles Lakers are going through a tough time period currently. They have lost three of their last five games to teams below .500. Their opponents are averaging 118 points in those losses which would rank second to last in defensive rankings. Despite the Lakers troubles, Brandon Ingram has been a key bright spot during this stretch.
Pranav Ramasubramanian | February 21st, 2019
Team Giannis led by as many as 19, but Damian Lillard and Kawhi Leonard brought Team LeBron back before Kevin Durant closed out the game with some crucial threes to give Team LeBron the win for the second straight year. The All-Star break is fun and meant for rest before the big stretch runs for the playoffs. Here’s where all the teams outside of the playoff picture rank so far this season.
Brendan Abban | February 19th, 2019
It is no secret to anyone at this point that the Los Angeles Lakers were not able to trade for New Orleans Pelicans star forward Anthony Davis. A multitude of reasons played a role in this outcome but one stands out from the rest. It was the Lakers who, besides the Golden State Warriors, are the NBA’ public enemy number one.
Andrew Harbaugh | February 16th, 2019
As if this season wasn’t enough of a shock to Browns fans, as I type this the Browns have signed embattled free agent running back Kareem Hunt. This is just the cherry on top of the whirlwind season that the team and fans experienced this past year. The Browns again changed coaches, quarterbacks, coordinators and did it all again with a new coaching staff top to bottom to finish the year.