When the dust settled, the last teams standing in the wild Western Conference were the San Antonio Spurs and the Memphis Grizzlies. The Western Conference Finals are up next, and once again, we bring you our fearless forecasts for the series.
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The second round is upon us, and here we are to dish out some more predictions for the upcoming conference semifinals.
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Russel Westbrook will undergo surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. The Oklahoma City Thunder have not announced the timetable for his return. Westbrook has not missed a single game in his career prior to this injury. It is believed that Westbrook got the tear when Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley tried […]
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Intro Matchup #1: (1) Miami Heat vs. (8) Milwaukee Bucks RB: No disrespect to the Milwaukee Bucks, but the Miami Heat won’t even have to exert that much effort to win this series. My pick: Miami in 4 Ryan: This isn’t even going to be close. Miami’s a juggernaut, and this will be a warmup round […]
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It’s playoff time once again! Join us as we give our take on the matchups, along with some fearless forecasts on the upcoming NBA playoffs. Let’s start with the Western Conference, which had a very busy last day of the regular season as teams jockeyed for position. Golden State and Houston return to the playoffs, […]
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After the All-Star break, we posted a list of several things to watch for when the regular season resumed. Well, the regular season has now ended, and it’s time to look back at those questions to see what the answers have been. Will LeBron’s hot shooting continue? Of course, he couldn’t keep up those insane […]
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Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you probably already know that Kobe Bryant suffered a ruptured achillles tendon in the Lakers’ last game against the Golden State Warriors. It’s a devastating injury for any athlete, and even more so for an athlete of Kobe’s age. The minimum recovery time for this particular injury is […]
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The Dallas Mavericks had it all to play for Tuesday night in Staples Center in Los Angeles. They had an opportunity to get back to .500 and to finally shave their shaggy beards. They had an opportunity to catch the Lakers and the Jazz in the loss column and make the race for the West’s […]
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The Denver Nuggets have won 13 straight games, and last night’s victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder was their most impressive yet. Remember: the Nuggets were on the second night of a road-road back-to-back against two playoff teams. They beat the Chicago Bulls in overtime the night before, then they went into Oklahoma City, where […]
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A lot has been written about Fille Saint Merced Cainglet—news articles, player profiles, fan blogs—none of which has really spoken the words bursting out of my chest. And so to this unacceptable hole in sport literature, I eagerly offer this latest issue of DNBG with the aim of sufficiently chronicling all angles of this crazy […]
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