Tag: NBA

Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (eight) defends Anthony Davis of the LA Lakers. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

West Finals Betting Preview: Denver Nuggets vs. LA Lakers in Game 4

After winning the first two games of the Western Conference Finals, the LA Lakers lost Game 3 to the Denver Nuggets thanks to some sharpshooting heroics from Jamal Murray. The Nuggets would love to even the series at 2-2, but they won’t panic if they happen to fall behind 3-1. […]

Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray dunks against the LA Lakers in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals. (Image: Garrett Ellwood/Getty)

Ridiculous Shots by Jamal Murray in Game 3 vs. Lakers (VIDEO)

The Denver Nuggets nearly blew a 20-point lead in the fourth quarter, but they withheld a 19-2 run by the Los Angeles Lakers to hold on for the 114-106 victory in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals. Jamal Murray scored 28 points and knocked down two step-back 3-pointers to […]

Anthony Davis of the LA Lakers squares up for a buzzer-beater against the Denver Nuggets in Game 2. (Image: Kevin C. Cox/Getty)

West Finals: LA Lakers Up 2-0 on Denver via AD Buzzer-Beater

Down by one point with just seconds remaining, and Anthony Davis didn’t flinch. AD lifted the Los Angeles Lakers to a Game 2 victory with a buzzer-beating 3-point shot to defeat the Denver Nuggets 105-103. The fourth quarter of Game 2 became the Nikola Jokic vs. Anthony Davis show, with […]

Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets defends LeBron James of the LA Lakers in Denver. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

West Finals: Top-Seeded LA Lakers Meet Never-Die Denver Nuggets

Ready for Jokic and Murray versus LeBron and AD? The #3 Denver Nuggets rallied from down 3-1 to win both their playoff series in order to advance to the Western Conference Finals where they’ll face the top-seeded Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers barely broke a sweat in the postseason. After […]

Miami Heat forward Bam Adebayo blocks Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum in Game 1. (Image: AP)

East Finals: Blocked Shot by Bam Adebayo Puts Miami Heat Ahead 1-0

The #5 Miami Heat struck first blood in the Eastern Conference Finals with a 117-114 overtime victory in Game 1 over of the #3 Boston Celtics. Bam Adebayo, the unsung hero of the Heat, literally saved the day with a blocked shot by thwarting a game-tying dunk from Celtics’ All-Star […]

Paul Millsap of the Denver Nuggets dunks during the third quarter against the LA Clippers in Game 5. (Image: NBA.com)

Denver in Another Elimination Game, LA Clippers Gunning for Game 6 KO

The LA Clippers blew a 16-point lead in the second half and the Denver Nuggets rallied back to avoid an elimination in Game 5. Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray combined for 48 points in the 111-105 victory for Denver. The slow-starting Denver faced four elimination games this postseason. The Nuggets […]

Houston Rockets swingman Daniel House, Jr. mugs LA Lakers star LeBron James in Game 1. (Image: Mark J. Terrill/AP)

Houston Rockets Face Elimination Without House, LA Lakers Up 3-1

In the Western Conference semifinals, the Los Angeles Lakers have an opportunity to knock out the Houston Rockets with a 3-1 series lead. The Rockets face a win or go home scenario in Game 5 and will play without backup swingman Daniel House, Jr., who was bounced from the NBA […]

Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry surrounded by the Boston Celtics in Game 6. (Image: Kim Klement/Getty)

Game 7: Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors in Do or Die Situation

Ready for Game 7 between the Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics? The Raptors faded an elimination with a stunning victory in a 125-122 double-overtime thriller in Game 6 against the Celtics. The defending champion Raptors trailed the Celtics at every point during this series, but they’re one win away from […]

Denver Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic defended by the LA Clippers in Game 4. (Image: Garret Ellwood/Getty)

Denver on Brink Elimination vs. LA Clippers, Down 3-1 Again

The Denver Nuggets find themselves facing an elimination game once again after they fell behind 3-1 to the Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers are only one win away from advancing to the NBA Western Conference Finals. If Denver expects to stave off elimination, they’ll need major offensive contributions from Jamal […]

Kawhi Leonard of the LA Clippers blocks Denver guard Jamal Murray in Game 3. (Image: Getty)

Sore-Wrist Jokic and Denver Down 2-1 Against LA Clippers

It didn’t look like Nikola Jokic had a wrist injury when he nearly missed a triple-double with 32 points, 12 rebounds, and eight assists for the Denver Nuggets in a Game 3 loss against the LA Clippers. The Western Conference Semifinals is following a zig-zag pattern with the Clippers winning […]

The Boston Celtics swarm Toronto Raptors big man Pascal Siakim. (Image: Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty)

Toronto Raptors Face Extinction Down 3-2, Boston Seeks KO Punch

Heading into Game 6, the defending champion Toronto Raptors seek to even the series against the Boston Celtics and force a Game 7. The Celtics snapped the Raptors two-game mini-streak with a resounding 22-point victory in Game 5. The Celtics won the first two games of this matchup before the […]

Milwaukee Bucks All-Star Giannis 'Greek Freak' Antetokounmpo on the floor after an ankle injury in Game 4 against the Miami Heat. (Image: Getty)

Greek Freak (Ankle) Game-Time Decision, Bucks Down 3-1

The Milwaukee Bucks face a second-straight elimination game with a banged-up Greek Freak. They won’t know the status of Giannis ‘Greek Freak’ Antetokounmpo and his sprained ankle injury until game time. The Bucks listed the Greek Freak as “questionable” on the injury report, but he will do everything in his […]