Tag Archives: NBA Playoffs

The NBA Finals: At a Glance

Chad Davis | June 5th, 2019

The 2019 NBA Finals have been nothing short of thrilling thus far. Games 1 and 2 are in the books and I am excited to see how the pivotal Game 3 plays out. Continue reading

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Warrior Injury Woes Continue – Tietze Curse

Beth Sullivan | June 4th, 2019

On Monday night Kevon Looney was ruled out indefinitely by the Golden State Warriors with a right first costal cartilage fracture.  This latest injury just adds to the injury woes of the Warriors, who are still without Kevin Durant who is recovering from a mild calf strain and has not been cleared to play while Klay Thompson who suffered a mild hamstring strain in game 2 of the finals is listed as questionable for game three. Continue reading

The Scorecrow NBA Finals Roundtable

Zach Gotlieb, Mike Fanelli, Troy Pierce, Josh Elias, Givanni Damico| May 30th, 2019

It all comes down to this. Sixteen teams entered. Just two teams remain. The Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors have emerged as the best team from their respective conferences, and now it’s time to figure out which team is the best team in the entire league. To reflect on this crazy postseason and preview the Finals, a few of our scribes have to come together to talk about it.

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Kawhi’s Presence Alone has Made Giannis Mortal

Kit Shepard | May 24th, 2019

The Milwaukee Bucks needed a basket badly.

After racing out of the blocks in game five of the Eastern Conference Finals, the Bucks suddenly found themselves on the wrong end of a 16-2 Toronto Raptors run, giving the Canadian outfit their first lead of the night midway through the second quarter.

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Alfonzo McKinnie’s Winding Path to the NBA Finals

Josh Elias | May 23rd, 2019

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Surprise, surprise. The Golden State Warriors are in the Finals again. I’m not sure there’s a person on the planet that could have credibly predicted anything else, and that can’t be said about any other team in history aside from the 1960s Boston Celtics. Don’t get me wrong, it’s absolutely a legendary feat to make the NBA Finals five consecutive times and it deserves plenty of recognition, but it isn’t exactly surprising, is it? Everyone likes an underdog story, and while this Warriors dynasty started out as one, it’s been a long time since that’s the case. So instead, I’ll focus on one specific player that I personally believe is possibly the biggest underdog story in the league – Alfonzo McKinnie.

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Playoff Preview: Golden State Warriors vs Portland Trail Blazers

Pranav Ramasubramanian  | May 15th, 2019

The Golden State Warriors fought off a feisty Houston Rockets team in six games while the Portland Trail Blazers used their shooting to get past the Nuggets in seven games to get to the Western Conference Finals. Injuries have opened up this series and it may be closer than initially thought. Both teams are capable of putting up offensive fireworks giving them both a shot at the NBA Finals, here’s a look at how. Continue reading