Anthony Davis to play in Game 6

It should not come as a shock to anyone but Lakers big man Anthony Davis will play in tonight’s game 6 of the NBA Finals. per Mark Medina of USA Today: If the Lakers are to claim their seventeenth world title with a win, either tonight or in game 7, then Davis will need to be as close to 100% as possible.

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Could the Lebron, AD and the Lakers be in trouble?

For many, Game 5 of the 2020 served merely as the preceding formality to a coronation. Whether they like to admit it, it seems the Lakers had one eye on the Larry O’Brien trophy. Wearing special shoes and talk of the honor of winning for Kobe is a clear giveaway that there were thoughts that the end of the NBA Finals would soon be at hand. Media members of the Lebron James Fanboy Association were preparing their talking points to spread to the masses of how James is now the…

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Game 5 2020 NBA Finals Recap

Who Got It Done pt rb ast Jimmy ButlerMIA @ LAL 35 12 11   Triple-double, 5 stl LeBron JamesLAL vs. MIA 40 13 7   6-9 3-pt Anthony DavisLAL vs. MIA 28 12 3   3 stl , 3 blk Duncan RobinsonMIA @ LAL 26 5 2   7-13 3-pt Kendrick NunnMIA @ LAL 14 4 3 K. Caldwell-PopeLAL vs. MIA 16 3 2 Bam AdebayoMIA @ LAL 13 4 4 Tyler HerroMIA @ LAL 12 1 3 Rajon RondoLAL vs. MIA 4 5 5   2 stl Danny GreenLAL vs. MIA 8 1…

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Heat pushes Finals to sixth game with 111-108 victory

By Tim Reynolds, AP Basketball Writer LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) The trophy was ready.  Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat delayed its appearance. The NBA Finals are not over, not after Butler and the Heat pulled off a virtuoso performance in Game 5 on Friday night.  Butler had 35 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists, and the Heat watched Danny Green’s wide-open 3-pointer in the final seconds bounce off the rim on the way to beating Los Angeles 111-108 – cutting the Lakers’ lead in the title series to…

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Dragic a no-go for Game 4

Miami Heat point guard Goran will not play in Game 4 of the Finals according to The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania. Dragic suffered a torn plantar fascia in the left foot in the second quarter of game 1 and it seems more than not than he will watch the Finals from the sidelines.

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Miami’s Adebayo to give it a go in Game 4

From Jasmin Wimbish of cbssports.com: The Miami Heat will have their All-Star big man in Bam Adebayo for Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Los Angeles Lakerson Tuesday night, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. After injuring his neck in Game 1, which required him to miss the second half of that contest, Adebayo was sidelined for the next two games while trying to get back to 100 percent health. In his absence, the Heat managed to take a game off of the Lakers, and trail 2-1 in the series heading into the Game 4 showdown on Tuesday…

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Lakers loss in game 3: Bump in the road or do we have a real series?

I have no rooting interest in the NBA Finals; all I want to see as many games of quality basketball in this series as possible. After watching the first two games of the 2020 NBA Finals, I thought I would be denied that , as the Lakers easily overwhelmed the Heat in the first two contests. While I fully expected to continue to compete, I did not have the expectation, as I did with Denver, that they were always on the verge of a comeback. It seemed that the Heat…

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Kevin Durant cleared to practice, could return for Game 5

With the Golden State Warriors staring at their season’s mortality down 3-1 in the NBA Finals, its expected that all stops would be pulled out to keep their season alive. Changes to lineups, minutes , or players returning ( perhaps early) from injury could happen just to get to the next game. This news definitely leans toward the latter. Kevin Durant has been cleared to return to practice on Sunday. Head coach Steve Kerr told media members today that Durant would be practicing with the team. He’s going to practice…

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Game 4 NBA Finals Recap

Toronto vs. Golden StateToronto leads Best-of-7 series 3 games to 1Next game: Monday, June 10, 9:00PM @TOR The Toronto Raptors have seized control of the NBA Finals and with their 105-92 Game 4 win are just one win away from the Larry O’Brien making its way to the 6. Kawhi Leonard came up big with 36 points, including 17 in the game’s final stanza. Top Performances Kawhi LeonardTOR @ GSW 36 12 2   5-9 3-pt Klay ThompsonGSW vs. TOR 28 3 2   6-10 3-pt Stephen CurryGSW vs. TOR 27 4 6    Serge IbakaTOR @…

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