Archive for July, 2017

LeBron James sets record for sweeps as Cavs dismiss Pacers

Saturday, July 29th, 2017:

The Cavaliers completed a four-game sweep of the Pacers with a 106-102 victory Sunday to become the first team to advance to the second round of the 2017 NBA playoffs. While the Cavs dominated most of Game 4, taking an 88-77 lead into the fourth quarter, the Pacers fought Cheap Red Sox Jerseys back, outscoring […]   Read More →

Paul Pierce reluctantly enters game as fans, Clippers chant his name

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017:

Paul Pierce said before the start of the season that he plans to retire once it was over. Because the Clippers made the playoffs, he hasn’t played his final game yet, but Wednesday night was his final regular-season game (assuming he doesn’t change his mind). The 39-year-old had planned on resting the entire night, but […]   Read More →

Kawhi Leonard injury update: Spurs star will be game-time decision Thursday

Thursday, July 20th, 2017:

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says star foward Kawhi Leonard’s status for Thursday’s Game 6 against the Rockets won’t be decided until the last possible moment. We’re going to take as much time as possible to see what he feels like, see what I see and then make a decision, Popovich told reporters (via ESPN.com) at […]   Read More →

NBA playoffs: Paul George wanted the ball back for the last shot

Monday, July 17th, 2017:

Champions want the ball in the final moments. Paul George is not yet a champion, but he certainly thinks like one. After George passed the ball to C.J. Miles in the final seconds of the Pacers’ match-up with the Cheap Infant Jerseys Cavaliers in the first round of the NBA playoffs, George was expecting to […]   Read More →

After skirmish, Jimmy Butler says Marcus Smart is ‘not about that life’

Saturday, July 15th, 2017:

There were moments during Sunday’s Game 4 between the Bulls and Celtics that got chippy, including an altercation between Jimmy Butler and Marcus Smart in the second quarter. When asked after the game about the incident, Butler predicted we won’t see Smart go after him again for the rest of the series. So while he’s […]   Read More →

Kevin Durant sits out Game 2 as Warriors ‘err on side of caution’

Thursday, July 13th, 2017:

Blame percentages: The initial instinct is to blame everything on Sterling given that he is an awful amalgam of personal racism and professional ineptitude. But the on-court failures are too much to completely ignore, particularly the inexplicable Paul jump pass. If he holds the ball, he likely gets fouled, hits two free throws and closes […]   Read More →

Atlanta’s Big Boi included Super Bowl reference in his new album

Monday, July 10th, 2017:

Big Boi released his third solo studio album, Boomiverse, on Friday, and the Atlanta rapper snuck in a reference that might have been a little painful to include in a song. In “Get Wit It” featuring Snoop Dogg, Big Boi mentions this year’s Super Bowl between the Falcons and New England Patriots. It starts at […]   Read More →

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