The Golden State warriors got rid of the Miami Heat by a 111-103 score. As usual, Stephen Curry came out strong in this game. Curry racks up 31 points 2 boards and 6 dishes, the big man Draymond Green puts on a double double with 22 points 12 rebounds and 6 assists. Klay Thompson added 17 points. With this 7th straight wins puts Golden State 3,5 games ahead at top of the western conference and the overall standings in front of the San Antonio Spurs. On the loosing side of the matchup the Luol Deng, Chris Bosh and Dwayne Wade records double double each. Deng scores 14 points, 10 rebounds and 2 assists. Bosh puts 15 points, 12 rebounds and 4 dishes, and D-Wade added 20 points, grabbed 7 boards and assisted his teammates 11 times to fall short at the hands of the reigning NBA champions.
With this win over the Heat, the Golden State warriors records a 36th home straight win at the Oracle arena in oakland. The longest home straight wins in history belongs to the 1995-1996 Chicago Bulls (72-10) who is, at this day, the greatest team of all-time featuring the legendary big three called ”the red assault”with Dennis Rodman, Scottie Pippen and obviously Michael Jordan. This editon weren’t beaten at home for 44 straight games.
Tue, January 12 2016 » Uncategorized » No Comments
Without any surprise, the future hall of famer Kobe Bryant is currently leading all the other players in this all-star voting and have at least twice the votes in front of the Oklahoma City Thunder Kevin Durant who is second for the western frontcourt. Then comes the young Draymond Green from Golden State. The San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard comes 4th followed by the former 1st overall pick from the Los Angeles Clippers, Blake Griffin.
The reigning MVP Stephen Curry is way ahead in the guard votes in front of one of the most athletic player in this league, the Oklahoma City point guard, Russell Westbrook. The Los Angeles Clippers guard, Chris Paul comes 3rd. The other splash brother: Klay Thompson from the Golden State Warriors is 4th and finally, comes the Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden.
Sun, January 10 2016 » Uncategorized » No Comments
LeBron James is way ahead in eastern conference frontcourt, nearly 200, 000 votes in front of the Indiana Pacers small forward Paul George. Trail by Detroit pistons center Andre Drummond, Carmelo Anthony from the New York knicks Carmelo Anthony. Coming in 5th position, The veteran big man from the Chicago Bulls Pau Gasol.
The multiple times all star Dwayne Wade is comfortably set at top of the guards voting with over 250, 000 votes in front of The Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving. The Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry is nearly trailing with a slim margin, followed by the rising star from the Chicago Bulls, shooting guard Jimmy Butler.
Sun, January 10 2016 » Uncategorized » No Comments
The Cleveland Cavaliers won a 5th straight game against the Washington Wizards. King James puts in another great performance with his double-double. He drops 34 points 4 assists and 10 boards, finished 6-8 from the free throw line, including 4/9 from the three point line to lead Cavs to another victory. Kyrie Irving also did well with 32 points. Kevin love who was not on the starting five for this game finished with a performance of 8 points and 9 rebounds. J.R. Smith was the best player to come off the bench for Cleveland with an impressive 25 points.
On the losing side of this eastern matchup, the all-star point guard John Wall finished the game with 20 points and 12 dishes. Garrett Temple was the best scorer for the Wiz with 21 points. Otto Porter and Marcin Gortat ended the game both with 12 points.
Thu, January 7 2016 » NBA Players, NBA Season » No Comments
Benjamin Simmons…this kid who is projected to be the number one pick for the 2016 NBA Draft. The 19 years old Australian shows up excellent numbers on his freshman year at Louisiana state university(LSU) this season so far with 20.1 points per game adding an average of 12.9 rebounds per game , 5.2 assists and he has been able to keep his shooting percentage over 58%. The biggest part of Ben Simmons success is the fact that he have an incredible vision of the court and an excellent passing skill. Some scouts are already comparing Simmons to LeBron James because of his athleticism, strength and size. Simmons is also an excellent free throw shooter and he loves/good to create space for him and his teammates . Next June, Simmons could become the second Australian-born player to hear his name first overall pick of a NBA draft the other one was Andrew Bogut who was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks back in 2005.
Thu, January 7 2016 » Other Basketball, Uncategorized » No Comments
Los Angeles Lakers won versus Milwaukee Bucks at home with 113:95 with a great match for Kobe Bryant, who finished as the top scorer for the fourth victory of his team. The veteran scored 22 points, 6 assists and 3 rebounds in 27 minutes of playing time, but also make two mistakes. The 37-year-old Bryant scored 7 of 15 shooting from the game, including 3/7 from the three points and the criminal line was flawless – 5/5. Seven basketball players of the Lakers finished with double-digit point performance, as D’Angelo Russell has 19 points plus 7 assists, Lou Williams added 16 and Julius Randle recorded 14 points and 14 rebounds.
“It’s really special for me because I want to appreciate it properly, every chance you get to play here. I enjoy as much as possible because I know that in a few blinks of an eye all this will now be history”, said Kobe Bryant after the match
Michael Carter-Williams was best for the visitors of Milwaukee Bucks with 19 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. Chris Middleton scored 16 points, Giannis Adetokunbo added 15 and Jabari Parker stayed with 12 points.
Wed, December 16 2015 » NBA Season » No Comments
The team of Golden State Warriors ended the record winning series and lost with 95:108 from Milwaukee Bucks. Steph Curry and company lost for the first time this season after 24 successes in 24 games so far and series of 28 consecutive wins. Giannis Adetokunbo scored his first “triple-double” for the winners, making 11 points, 12 rebounds, 10 assists, 2 steals and 1 umbrella. Greg Monroe would stop under the basket and retired with 28 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists, while Jabari Parker and Jay Oh Mayo realized 19 and 18 points. Michael Carter-Williams made a strong involvement from the bench with 17 points and 5 steals.
Sun, December 13 2015 » NBA Season » No Comments
The leader in Atlantic Division, Toronto Raptors won against San Antonio Spurs with 107:104 in the most interesting match of the program in the NBA tonight. Demar Derozan scored 28 points for Toronto, and Kyle Lowry added 19. Three more players on the home team scored at least 10 points and alumni Dwayne Casey came to his 13th success of the season, although conceded 20 errors and had only 64 shots the opposing basket. San Antonio was the first defeat after four consecutive success. Manu Ginobili led the visitors with 17 points and Lamarkas Oldzhridzh finished with 13.
Thu, December 10 2015 » NBA Season » No Comments
Kyle Thompson recorded a personal record for the season, scoring 39 points and Steph Curry added another 29 for the win of Golden State Warriors over Indiana Pacers with 131:123, which champions kept their perfect balance in the first 23 games of NBA. Curry won seven rebounds and ten assists for his “double-double”, which helped the 27th consecutive success, including the end of last season for Golden State in the NBA. This series champions leveled Miami 2012/2013 year, namely this achievement is the second best in history. The next match of the Golden State in the league was visiting Boston on Friday night.
Wed, December 9 2015 » NBA Season » No Comments
Washington won versus Miami with 114:103 points in the derby of the Southeast Division of the NBA. The guards of Washington John Wall, Bradley Beal and Gary Neal made a great game and scored 68 points. Wall was all over with 26 and seven assists while Biel and Neil added on 21 points.
For Miami Dwight Wade make an excellent match with 26 points and nine assists and Goran Dragic finished with 20 points. Chris Bosh scored 18 points for the hosts, who after the loss had been removed from the top of the Eastern Conference.
Tue, December 8 2015 » NBA Season » No Comments