Durant garners MVP; Warriors win finals 4-1

Durant garners MVP; Warriors win finals 4-1

Kevin Durant exploded for 39 points, seven rebounds and five assists to help the Warriors defeat the Cavaliers 4-1 in the series and secure their second NBA championship in two years. Durant, who picked up Finals MVP, averaged 35.2 PPG, 8.4 RPG and 5.4 APG in this year’s finals…

Insipid Warriors Much Tastier With Curry

Insipid Warriors Much Tastier With Curry

In two games without Curry, however, they have suffered: they were held to just 74 points in a loss at the Spurs; and last night’s 81-point effort in an overtime loss at home to Memphis was particularly troubling…

Summer 2013: Dwight Howard, Lakers, Golden State, Dallas and Houston

Summer 2013: Dwight Howard, Lakers, Golden State, Dallas and Houston

The Lakers have as few assets as any team in the league (no money, no youth, and looming luxury tax penalties taking the team’s payroll well over $100 million). Meanwhile, Houston/Golden State are young teams on the rise, and Dallas/Atlanta have more money to spend than anybody else…

Where we at? – NBA Playoff’s Second Weekend Preview

Where we at? – NBA Playoff’s Second Weekend Preview

Friday night features arguably the three most intriguing games of the weekend: Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks travel to Boston to play the first Celtics game since the Boston Marathon tragedy; the Spurs travel to Los Angeles in attempt to take a 3-0 edge over the Lakers; and Golden State looks to take a 2-1 lead over Denver in what would be a stunning turn of events for the young team…