Under normal circumstances, I would christen this article under the “Game Film” title I use to analyze individual championship series. Unfortunately, this is far from the standard, as there appear to be only 36 seconds of footage1 available from the entire series. However, I have the internet. With that in mind, the information available mainly […]Read more "Expeditious Discourse: 1947 BAA Finals"
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Boston Celtics The opening game of the 2018-19 NBA season began with the two most storied franchises in the Eastern Conference facing off after the Celtics proved that the 76ers they were not ready to really compete for a title in last season’s playoffs. Both teams are young and looking to make […]Read more "2018-19 NBA Opening Night"
It’s almost as if no one is interested in the Finals this year. After appearing on my friend Jumal’s No Smoke podcast1 following Game 1, it felt as if the Warriors popped the momentum balloon after getting the win in overtime. Game 2 only capitalized on that feeling, but I was only able to view […]Read more "2018 NBA Finals, Game 3"
Ideally, the series would’ve ended on Friday. It definitely would’ve made this piece much easier to write; more conclusive. A 73-win team falls apart with a 3-1 lead in the Finals, adds the second-best player in the world, cruises through the regular season and then dominates the playoffs; culminating in a sweep of the playoffs. […]Read more "2017 NBA Finals, Game 5"