May 11, 2022 NBA Playoff StatCap

Who Got It Done Player Spotlight – Giannis Antetokounmpo Giannis Antetokounmpo showed up big for the Milwaukee Bucks putting up 40 points and 11 rebounds in a pivotal 110-107 Game 5 win over the Boston Celtics to go up 3-2 in their Eastern Conference Semifinals Playoff Series. This was his sixth postseason game of at least 40-points, 10 rebounds. Rk Player Tm   Opp   MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS +/- GmSc 1 Tyus Jones MEM…

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Some NBA fans may have to learn a painful lesson

Chris Paul had more fouls , 6, than points, 5, in the Suns 111-101 Game 4 loss to the Dallas Mavericks, but what took place off the court is why this game will be the subject of discussion for sometime to come. An ugly scene played out in the stands of Game 4 of the Mavericks/Suns Western Conference Semifinals. A Mavericks fan relentlessly heckled both Chris Paul’s wife and mother; if that wasn’t objectionable enough, this slack-jawed miscreant decided to up the ante on his imbecility and allegedly putting his…

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Who will, Who won’t and Who might: May 5, 2022 NBA Injury Report

Atlanta Hawks NAME POS DATE STATUS COMMENT Clint Capela C Apr 26 Day-To-Day Bogdan Bogdanovic SG Apr 26 Day-To-Day Lou Williams SG Apr 25 Out Williams (back) has been ruled out for Tuesday’s Game 5 against the Heat, Brad Rowland of PeachtreeHoops.com reports. Boston Celtics NAME POS DATE STATUS COMMENT Marcus Smart PG May 5 Day-To-Day Smart (thigh) said there’s a “strong” possibility he plays in Saturday’s Game 3 at Milwaukee, Mark Murphy of the Boston Herald reports. Brooklyn Nets NAME POS DATE STATUS COMMENT Ben Simmons PG May 4…

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Stephen A. Smith says Lakers should trade Lebron James

Perpetual windbag, master of cohost subterfuge ( and canoodling) and incessant dour criticizer of black athletes, Stephen A. Smith recently commented on the Lakers and what they should do to improve. Smith thinks that trading Lebron James is the path to that end. Here is what he had to say: “I think the Los Angeles Lakers should strongly consider trading LeBron James. It’s what I believe. Now, a lot of people are going to lose their minds because the brother is 37, in his 19th year and he just averaged…

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NBA Fines Jimmy Butler and Miami Heat

Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat’s bank accounts will both be $15,000 lighter after both were fined by NBA. The Association made the announcement Thursday afternoon the reasons for the fines was for Butlr making an obscene gesture and the organization was hit for posting the incident on social media. With 1:43 to go in the second quarter in Game 5 against the Hawks in their opening round playoff series Max Strus hit a three-pointer that put the Heat up 47-40. Butler, who did not play in the game, celebrated…

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Who will, Who won’t and Who might: April 27, 2022 NBA INjury Report

Atlanta Hawks NAME POS DATE STATUS COMMENT Clint Capela C Apr 26 Day-To-Day Bogdan Bogdanovic SG Apr 26 Day-To-Day Lou Williams SG Apr 25 Out Williams (back) has been ruled out for Tuesday’s Game 5 against the Heat, Brad Rowland of PeachtreeHoops.com reports. Brooklyn Nets NAME POS DATE STATUS COMMENT Ben Simmons PG Apr 24 Out Simmons is listed as out for Monday’s Game 4 against the Celtics, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports. Joe Harris SF Mar 21 Out Harris (ankle) underwent successful left ankle ligament surgery Monday and…

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Stephen Curry says why he wouldn’t want to play with Lebron James

Stephen Curry made some waves a few weeks ago when asked if he wanted to play with Lebron, which was in response to comments the Lakers superstar made on his show in which he said Curry was a player he’d like to play with. In responding to the statement in an interview with 95.7 ”The Game”, Curry, softly poo-pooed the idea of joining forces with Lebron, amongst other things, saying he ”was good”on that ever becoming a reality. In a recent sit-down with Draymond Green, the all-time three point leader…

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Who will, Who won’t and Who might: April 22, 2022 NBA Playoff Injury Report

Atlanta Hawks NAME POS DATE STATUS COMMENT Lou Williams SG Apr 21 Out Williams (back) is out for Friday’s Game 3 against the Heat. Clint Capela C Apr 19 Out General manager Travis Schlenk said Tuesday that Capela (knee) has restarted strength exercises and will be re-evaluated Friday, Mike Conti of the Atlanta Hawks Radio Network reports. Boston Celtics NAME POS DATE STATUS COMMENT Robert Williams III C Apr 22 Out Williams (knee) could play as soon as Saturday’s Game 3 or Monday’s Game 4 in Brooklyn, though he currently…

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Hornets run head coach James Borrego after four season

In a move no one really saw coming, the Charlotte Hornets have fired head coach james Borrego. Despite the team signing him to a multi-year extension back in August, Charlotte still felt the need to make a change. The Hornets seemed to be on the uptick, with a young and developing core, improving their win total by ten games each of the past two seasons, going 43-39 this season, however they have been bounced in the initial play-in game in both of those seasons. In his four seasons in the…

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