• Not much was expected of the Washington Wizards this season. They have not been in the playoffs since 2008. Most experts did not consider them an Eastern Conference powerhouse heading into the playoffs. However, they played like an elite East team in Game 1 of their series with Chicago. +…

    Posted by Ari Louis on 4/22/2014 4:59:26 PM

  • The Spurs looked like the defending Western Conference champions in their Game 1 victory against the Dallas Mavericks. With less than eight minutes in the 4th quarter, the Spurs were down ten points. Nevertheless they came back to get the win in the series' opener. +…

    Posted by Ari Louis on 4/22/2014 4:48:31 PM

  • > Just as in the West, it will be most likely one of two teams to represent the East in the NBA Finals. Despite being the oldest team in the NBA, Miami are the favorites to make the Finals at (-160). The major question with Miami is the running out of gas factor. They have played in the last three NBA Finals and many are concerned all that wear and tear will catch up to them at some point. Miami is trying to make its fourth NBA Finals appearance in a row. +…

    Posted by Ari Louis on 4/17/2014 12:44:46 PM

  • Most likely it will be one of two teams to represent the West in the NBA Finals. The Spurs are the favorites at (+150) to win the West, while the Thunder are the second in the favorite department at (+200). +…

    Posted by Ari Louis on 4/17/2014 12:44:05 PM

  • Anything is possible, right? Those were the words said by Kevin "The Big Ticket" Garnett after he helped lead the Boston Celtics to their last title in 2008. Prior to 2008, the Celtics had not won a title since 1986, hence the motivation for Garnett's words. A prime Kevin Garnett and prime Paul Pierce did make obtaining the NBA title possible. This time it's a little different. Paul Pierce is 36 years old now and Kevin Garnett is almost 38. Both were traded from Boston to Brooklyn to help bring the Nets a title. The Nets are currently the 5th seed in the Eastern Conference. +…

    Posted by Ari Louis on 4/15/2014 7:12:19 AM

  • Last year when Greg Popovich didn’t play his starters in a game against Miami last season, the Spurs were fined $250,000. Last year, the commissioner of the NBA was David Stern. Last year was last year, now the commissioner is Adam Silver. With the Pacers horrific slide in the past month, Frank Vogel wanted to shake things up, by resting his starters against the Milwaukee Bucks last night. +…

    Posted by Ari Louis on 4/11/2014 7:44:10 AM

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