Klay Thompson Reacts to His Resilient Return to NBA Finals

Klay Thompson Reacts to His Resilient Return to NBA Finals

There was a time where even Klay Thompson, himself, questioned whether or not he’d be back. After two years and a pair of catastrophic injuries, surgeries and recoveries later, though, Thompson and the Golden State Warriors are back in the NBA Finals – their sixth trip in eight seasons. “Just such a surreal feeling. It’s … Read more

NBA playoffs 2022 – For the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat, the most important ability has been availability

NBA playoffs 2022 – For the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat, the most important ability has been availability

MIAMI – In late January, the San Antonio Spurs traded backup guard Bryn Forbes to the Denver Nuggets. Five months later, that unassuming move has made a major impact on the 2022 Eastern Conference finals. It was the opening of an opportunity for the Boston Celtics that has been fully realized, as they have pushed … Read more

Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat, score, Marcus Smart injury, Jimmy Butler, Jayson Tatum, updates, stream

Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat, score, Marcus Smart injury, Jimmy Butler, Jayson Tatum, updates, stream

The Boston Celtics were without guard Marcus Smart as they faced the Miami Heat in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference Finals series but it did not seem to hurt them too much. Smart, the reigning NBA Defensive Player of the Year, rolled his ankle in the 109-103 loss to the Heat and had to … Read more

Bam Adebayo Steps Up as Miami Heat Battle Past Boston Celtics to Take Series Lead

Bam Adebayo Steps Up as Miami Heat Battle Past Boston Celtics to Take Series Lead

Bam Adebayo delivered a 31-point masterpiece as the Miami Heat dug deep to defeat the Boston Celtics 109-103 on the road and take a crucial 2-1 lead in their Eastern Conference finals series on Saturday. After an injury forced Miami talisman Jimmy Butler out of the game at half-time, Adebayo stepped up with a superb … Read more

Spencer Dinwiddie and Gabe Vincent could play huge roles in NBA conference finals

Spencer Dinwiddie and Gabe Vincent could play huge roles in NBA conference finals

MIAMI – Twenty-five thoughts on the NBA’s conference finals, which are both packed with stars like Stephen Curry, Luka Dončić, Jayson Tatum and Jimmy Butler and likely will hinge on players you probably haven’t heard about that much. 1. Someone who used to watch the Brooklyn Nets practice told me about Kyrie Irving, and he … Read more

Joel Embiid on James Harden, Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami Heat, reaction, video

Joel Embiid on James Harden, Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami Heat, reaction, video

On a night of somewhat ironic repeats, Joel Embiid couldn’t help but deliver an answer on James Harden – like he did last post-season with Ben Simmons – that will dominate every sports talk show on Friday morning in America. Philadelphia crashed out of the post-season after a 99-90 defeat at the hands of the … Read more

Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami Heat; James Harden reaction; Joel Embiid, Stephen A. Smith, video

Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami Heat;  James Harden reaction;  Joel Embiid, Stephen A. Smith, video

The Philadelphia 76ers have been bounced from the NBA playoffs after succumbing to a bruising nine point loss to Miami at home. With so much anticipation surrounding the All-star duo of James Harden and Joel Embiid, the Sixers’ brutal exit from the NBA playoffs drew a variety of strong reactions from the NBA world. Watch … Read more

Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami Heat, Tyrese Maxey, reaction, video, Joel Embiid calls out Raptors fans, injury, chant, James Harden contract

Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami Heat, Tyrese Maxey, reaction, video, Joel Embiid calls out Raptors fans, injury, chant, James Harden contract

Joel Embiid returned from injury as the Philadelphia 76ers shut down the Miami Heat 99-79 to claim a crucial win in their Eastern Conference semi-finals series. The Heat had jumped out to a 2-0 series lead with Embiid sidelined but shot just 35.1 per cent from the floor on Saturday as the Sixers made a … Read more

NBA coaching prospects – Here are the top names league insiders are extolling behind the scenes

NBA coaching prospects – Here are the top names league insiders are extolling behind the scenes

FORTUNATELY FOR THE NBA’s head coaches, 2021-22 was a season of relative contentment. The league has seen just two firings, Frank Vogel by the Los Angeles Lakers and James Borrego by the Charlotte Hornets, while the Sacramento Kings parted ways with interim head coach Alvin Gentry on April 11. The teams at the bottom of … Read more