NBA releases Eastern Conference second round playoff schedule

With the first round wrapping up, earlier today the NBA released the schedule for the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. The second round action tips off Saturday with game 1 of the no 2. Toronto Raptors and the no.3 Philadelphia 76ers, but the time of the commencement of the game has not been finalized. Ryan Wolstat of the Toronto Sun provided the full rundown of the series’ games. Sunday, no. 1 in the conference Milwaukee will take on no. 4 Boston. The tip off time for that game…

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April 23, 2019 NBA Playoff Recap

Top Performers Damian LillardPOR vs. OKC 50 7 6 10-18 3-pt Kawhi LeonardTOR vs. ORL 27 7 2 5-5 3-pt Paul GeorgeOKC @ POR 36 9 3 R. WestbrookOKC @ POR 29 11 14 Triple-double Jamal MurrayDEN vs. SAS 23 4 7 2 stl Enes KanterPOR vs. OKC 13 13 4 Nikola JokicDEN vs. SAS 16 11 8 2 stl Joel EmbiidPHI vs. BRK 23 13 2 Shabazz NapierBRK @ PHI 11 4 10 Pascal SiakamTOR vs. ORL 24 6 4 50-PT Playoff Games Since 2000 Player Date Tm Opp…

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April 22, 2019 NBA Playoff Recap

Top Performers G. AntetokounmpoMIL @ DET 41 9 3 15-20 ft Reggie JacksonDET vs. MIL 26 3 7 5-9 3-pt Chris PaulHOU @ UTA 23 8 7 5 stl, 2 blk D. MitchellUTA vs. HOU 31 7 4 Jae CrowderUTA vs. HOU 23 4 1 2 stl James HardenHOU @ UTA 30 3 4 6-12 3-pt Eric BledsoeMIL @ DET 16 3 5 2 stl Derrick FavorsUTA vs. HOU 12 11 1 Ricky RubioUTA vs. HOU 18 3 11 Blake GriffinDET vs. MIL 22 5 6 Yesterday’s Scores Milwaukee Bucks…

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April 21, 2019 NBA Playoff Recap

Top Performers Kawhi LeonardTOR @ ORL 34 6 2 2 stl, 2 blk Kevin DurantGSW @ LAC 33 7 6 Paul GeorgeOKC vs. POR 32 10 6 12-14 ft Aaron GordonORL vs. TOR 25 7 5 Klay ThompsonGSW @ LAC 32 1 0 6-9 3-pt CJ McCollumPOR @ OKC 27 4 3 5-9 3-pt S. Gilgeous-AlexanderLAC vs. GSW 25 2 2 Darren CollisonIND vs. BOS 19 6 5 2 stl Gordon HaywardBOS @ IND 20 3 2 2 stl B. BogdanovicIND vs. BOS 22 8 3 Yesterday’s Scores Boston Celtics…

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Andrew Bogut will return to NBL after NBA Playoffs

From nbl.com.au: Andrew Bogut is in the midst of the Golden State Warriors playoff run, but he has re-affirmed his commitment to the Sydney Kings, making it clear he would turn down another NBA offer to return to the NBL. Speaking with Matt Logue from the Sunday Telegraph, Bogut indicated that he had no intention on turning his back on the Kings, even if another NBA deal did come from another team. “The be all and end all is that I gave my word (to the Kings),” Bogut told The Sunday…

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April 20, 2019 NBA Playoff Recap

Top Performers Joel EmbiidPHI @ BRK 31 16 7 2 stl, 6 blk Nikola JokicDEN @ SAS 29 12 8 D. MitchellUTA vs. HOU 34 6 5 12-17 ft Jarrett AllenBRK vs. PHI 21 8 4 2 stl L. AldridgeSAS vs. DEN 24 9 1 2 stl Tobias HarrisPHI @ BRK 24 8 6 Jamal MurrayDEN @ SAS 24 2 6 Blake GriffinDET vs. MIL 27 7 6 2 stl Brook LopezMIL @ DET 19 7 2 5 blk Caris LeVertBRK vs. PHI 25 5 6 Yesterday’s Scores Philadelphia 76ers…

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April 19, 2019 NBA Playoff Recap

Top Performers Pascal SiakamTOR @ ORL 30 11 4 R. WestbrookOKC vs. POR 33 5 11 Damian LillardPOR @ OKC 32 4 6 2 stl Nikola VucevicORL vs. TOR 22 14 6 3 blk Jaylen BrownBOS @ IND 23 7 1 Jerami GrantOKC vs. POR 18 2 1 2 blk Terrence RossORL vs. TOR 24 3 1 2 stl Dennis SchroderOKC vs. POR 17 5 6 2 stl CJ McCollumPOR @ OKC 21 7 7 5-8 3-pt Kyrie IrvingBOS @ IND 19 5 10 Yesterday’s Scores Boston Celtics     104 Indiana…

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April 18, 2019 NBA Playoff Recap

Top Performers Derrick WhiteSAS vs. DEN 36 5 5 3 stl Ben SimmonsPHI @ BRK 31 4 9 11-13 fg Kevin DurantGSW @ LAC 38 4 7 Tobias HarrisPHI @ BRK 29 16 3 6-6 3-pt DeMar DeRozanSAS vs. DEN 25 4 5 3 stl Caris LeVertBRK vs. PHI 26 7 2 2 stl Nikola JokicDEN @ SAS 22 8 7 Ivica ZubacLAC vs. GSW 18 15 0 Malik BeasleyDEN @ SAS 20 9 2 5-6 3-pt Andre IguodalaGSW @ LAC 15 2 3 2 blk Yesterday’s Scores Philadelphia 76ers…

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NBA Playoff Recap: April 17, 2019

Top Performers Kyrie IrvingBOS vs. IND 37 6 7 6-10 3-pt Eric BledsoeMIL vs. DET 27 4 6 3 stl James HardenHOU vs. UTA 32 13 10 Triple-double Khris MiddletonMIL vs. DET 24 5 8 Pat ConnaughtonMIL vs. DET 18 9 3 4 blk G. AntetokounmpoMIL vs. DET 26 12 4 2 blk B. BogdanovicIND @ BOS 23 8 3 4 stl Ricky RubioUTA @ HOU 17 4 9 4 stl Jayson TatumBOS vs. IND 26 4 2 Derrick FavorsUTA @ HOU 14 12 0 3 blk Yesterday’s Scores Indiana…

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Memphis Grizzlies make 2 additions to front office

The ineptitude of Memphis Grizzlies General Manager Chris Wallace and the front office have largely floated under the NBA radar. A track record of awful personnel moves, bad contracts signed ( see, Parsons, Chandler and Conley, Mike) and more turnover at the head coach position than at the Regions Bank call center makes how this regime has survived this long one of the great unanswered questions of the NBA. Earlier today, it was reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, that the team added two former General Managers to their front office,…

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