Playoff Stats of the Day (5/10): Omer Asik, the Celtics Offense without Paul Pierce, and Ty Lawson-Andre Miller.

Chicago Bulls at Philadelphia 76ers (7:00ET on NBATV): Sixers lead series 3-2 Stat: In Tuesday’s 77-69 loss, the Sixers shot 8-25 at the rim for a conversion rate of 32%. Take: Without Derrick Rose and facing a defense the caliber… Continue Reading


Boston Celtics–Atlanta Hawks: Game 1 Recap, Game 2 Preview

Doc Rivers chose to surrender Boston’s chances of getting home court advantage in the first round in favor of his star players getting some rest before the playoffs.  After the Hawks won Game 1, and are now heavy favorites to… Continue Reading


Playoff Stats of the Day (5/1): Celtics Without Rajon Rondo and Jrue Holiday’s Opportunity

Boston Celtics at Atlanta Hawks (7:30ET on NBATV): Hawks lead series 1-0 Stat: With Rajon Rondo on the bench compared to when he’s on the floor, Boston’s offensive efficiency drops from 101.5 to 94.4. Take: Rondo is unquestionably the straw… Continue Reading


Bulls vs Celtics: Playoff Outlook

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Who’s ready for the playoffs? I’m sure most fans are, and if you are like me, then the playoffs couldn’t start fast enough. I hate this time of year in the NBA. The last three weeks of the season are… Continue Reading