NBA Finals Statistical Preview

Featured Image By Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images By Andrew Lawlor So it all comes down to the Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers. LeBron James takes on his old team in the bubble. The Heat have made a Cinderella run as the five-seed. There are a lot of narratives to go around. Let’s diveContinue reading “NBA Finals Statistical Preview”

Film Review: How LeBron James Is Defending The Rim Against Houston

By Matt Esposito It would be easy to cite LeBron James average of 2.7 blocks per game during the Houston series as evidence of his shot blocking prowess. Too easy. I could also state that he had as many blocks last night (4) as Anthony Davis has had the entire series. But to suggest thatContinue reading “Film Review: How LeBron James Is Defending The Rim Against Houston”

Seven Points For the Second Round

We’re officially here, the long-awaited mid-point of the NBA playoffs…well, kind of. At the time of this writing, the series stand as followed: Raptors & Celtics tied 2 – 2 Heat lead Bucks 3 – 0 Rockets lead Lakers 1 – 0 Clippers & Nuggets tied 1 – 1 Some people may ask, “Why didContinue reading “Seven Points For the Second Round”

Game Two Focus: Is There A Quick Fix For Los Angeles?

by Matt Esposito I think so? Traditionally, blogs that start with such uncertainty don’t bode well for the writer, but here I stand. Friday night’s series opener revealed the Laker’s game plan for defending James Harden. Although it didn’t quite work, there were elements that could potentially lead to success. Harden’s propensity to attempt hisContinue reading “Game Two Focus: Is There A Quick Fix For Los Angeles?”