This year’s NBA Finals are just what America wanted, or at least what NBA fans wanted. It’s the best player vs. the best team; the home town hero, turned pariah, turned home town hero again; the baby-faced assassin/MVP who propelled his team to the Finals; LeBron vs. Curry; Good vs. Evil.
The Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavs were playing a crucial game five on Tuesday night. The Bulls came out strong in the first quarter. The Cavs dominated in the second period. After the third quarter the Cavs led the Bulls 80-71.
Then the fourth quarter happened.
At first glance, it looked like Taj Gibson made a punk move and kicked the Cavs token scrappy-bad-try hard-energy guy Matthew Dellavedova, but upon replay the whole world saw what really happened. Continue reading →
Thursday night mark the start of the NHL for the rest of the league. That means the Blackhawks got their Stanley Cup campaign underway on the road against the Dallas Stars. Of course the awful Thursday Night Football game was on (last night wasn’t so awful though). Last night featured the Indianapolis Colts and the Houston Texans. Oh, and Kobe Bryant played his second preseason game and continued to look great. Continue reading →
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver came down with maximum punishment for Los Angeles Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling, on Tuesday afternoon. Silver banned Sterling for life from the NBA and also fined Sterling $2.5 million, the maximum amount allowed by the NBA’s constitution. The commissioner will also try and force Sterling to sell the L.A. Clippers.
Kevin Durant made a ridiculously tough three-pointer while falling out of bounds in the Oklahoma City Thunder’s 111-105 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies Monday night. He was also fouled on the play and KD converted the rare, and in this case near impossible, four-point play.