Traveling is your quickest way to catch up on the weekend (or week) in the NBA and college basketball. The format is ideal for your morning commute to work or that first bathroom break of the day.
Let’s get into it! Note – College basketball had the spotlight in March, it’s time to share the stage. Today’s post is all about the NBA Playoffs.
The Phantom of the Process
76ers fans, read this article by Zack Rosenblatt. In short – the 76ers rolled past Miami, 130-103, even with Joel Embiid injured. However, he was still there for the music of the night.
LeBron loses in the first round for the first time since… 2012
I’m sure there’s panic about how good Indiana looked against the Cavs and how this could spell doom, LeBron’s gonna leave, and yada yada yada. I had a different takeaway.
LeBron hasn’t lost a first-round GAME (cue Allen Iverson: we talkin’ bout games! Not a series, not a series, we talkin’ bout games) IN SIX YEARS! That’s incredible. Some mixture of greatness + a way too weak bottom of the Eastern Conference playoff standings (Houston Rockets fans nod their head in agreement after sweating out Game 1 against the T’Wolves).
Woah dude, check this out
Shoutout to a guy named Danny Devan for one of the coolest “woah dude” NBA Tweets of the year.
So, Jevale McGee is wearing a grill…
Jevale McGee wore a gold grill and Nick Young showed up in boxers and a robe: https://warriorswire.usatoday.com/2018/04/14/javale-mcgee-gold-teeth-nick-young-robe-boxers-nba-playoffs-dress-code/
One way to get your sign on TV: Hold it upside down
And Popovich continues to be the best
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