The Warriors won the first game of their opening round series against the Clippers on Saturday afternoon, but the folks in L.A. shouldn't be too concerned. After all, it's not every day that their bench combines for 26 points on 8-for-30 shooting from the floor [...]
Four words that sends Twitter into a frenzy: Steph. Curry. Heat. Check.
We've seen this movie before, the one in which David meets Goliath, Rocky Balboa fights Apollo Creed, William Wallace offers the bloods of thousands of Scots in return for a small taste of freedom. It's the one where the underdog, shorthanded for some reason, fights tooth and nail for a shot at something greater than they could've ever imagined.
The Miami Heat have had several opportunities over the last few weeks to lock up the first seed in the Eastern Conference. But they didn't get a damn.
Lions are fierce. They hunt, they kill and they eat raw meat because that's what animals do, apparently. So, naturally, if something gets a lion face, it means they've done something good. Lemons, on the other hand, are the work of the devil. They're bitter, sour and just generally terrible. They don't go with, well, anything, and for that reason, you don't want a lemon face next to something you've done. It's a lowlight of all lowlights.
Since the franchise moved to Charlotte in 2004, the Bobcats have spent a lot of time in the deepest, darkest depths of the NBA, where rats feast on scraps, leftover food, dry blood and any small pools of beer in the hope of it bringing some sense of excitement into their lives.
On Tuesday night, the Dallas Mavericks played host to the Golden State Warriors for a game that had huge playoff implications. With a win, the Mavericks would've pulled within one game of the Warriors, giving them a fighting chance of stealing the sixth seed right out of their back pocket.
Before the Portland Trail Blazers fell into a rut in the month of March in wake of their leading-scorer, LaMarcus Aldridge, sustaining a back injury that kept him sidelined for two weeks, they were fighting for home-court advantage in the rocky road that is the Western Conference.
The Utah Jazz could, potentially, make a splash next season by going on their own unlikely, Phoenix Suns-like run. Or they could trip, fall, bang their heads, forget where they are heading and find themselves right back here, where the grass grows at a snail-like pace.
The Memphis Grizzlies have been one of the biggest surprises this season. After a disappointing start, which saw them float around the .500 mark for the first half of the year, they found their rhythm when the heart and soul of their team, Marc Gasol, returned from a sprained MCL in January.