Kevin Durant ruptured his Achilles. That is a fact now. The Warriors' superstar confirmed the information from the hospital bed in New York where he had his surgery done. KD stated that the procedure went well. "I did rupture my Achilles. Surgery was today, and it was a success, EASY MONEY." Durant will now have to go through a period of recovery which will set him … [Read more...] about Steve Kerr on Durant’s Injury: “There’s Going to be Finger-Pointing”
All NBA playoff games tell stories. The pregame betting action tells a tale of its own. Yet in the sport of basketball, there are always a few journalists who are way too obsessed with the big picture to notice the here and now. Kevin Durant attempted to play in Game 5, lighting-up the Toronto Raptors with swished bombs and accurate passes until a ghastly Achilles injury … [Read more...] about Why Are Gamblers Flocking to Toronto’s Moneyline for Game 6?
Klay Thompson was back and was excellent, but that didn't help his Warriors against the determined Toronto Raptors. The guests from Canada came one step closer to their first NBA title, after posting a win in Game 4 of the finals. Nick Nurse's team rallied back after being down 11 points in the first quarter, and had a furious push in the third. Eventually, the Raptors won … [Read more...] about Raptors Near the Title, Defeat Golden State in Game 4, 105-92
The absence of Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant from the Golden State's lineup was something the champs couldn't cover up. That is why they lost at home to Toronto Raptors with 123-109, who now regained the home court advantage. Despite fantastic Steph Curry who dropped a playoff-high 47 points, the Warriors were helpless against confident and relentless Raptors who came to … [Read more...] about Toronto Better Than Injury-Plagued Warriors in Game 3, 123-109
The champs have answered to the Raptors' challenge from Game 1. Last night at the overcrowded Scotiabank Arena, Golden State managed to win, 109-104, and to take the home court advantage from the Canadian team. Despite several severe problems, which included Klay Thompson and Kevon Looney leaving the game because of the injuries, the Warriors found the strength to overcome a … [Read more...] about Steph Curry: “It’s Disrespectful to Leave Iguodala Open Like That”
The Toronto Raptors defeated Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA finals tonight, with 118-109, and recorded their first ever victory at this stage of the playoffs. The Raptors also broke GSW's row of four straight victories in opening games of the finals. Hosts were confident from the start until the end and were ahead throughout the whole game. “Tonight, Game 1, … [Read more...] about Raptors Outplay the Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, 118-109
The NBA finals are about to start tonight. It is the peak of the season for all basketball fans across the globe. On one side we have the most dominant team of today, the Golden State Warriors chasing their third title in a row, fourth in the previous five years. Across the table are the Toronto Raptors, the challengers who are after their first ever trophy. In his first … [Read more...] about The NBA Finals are Starting Tonight !
Andy Rooney was waxing Biblical in an essay once (imagine that) when he flashed the kind of humor that drew me as a youngster to his stream-of-consciousness style. “There shall be a time to reap, and a time to sow,” Rooney began. “There shall be a time to break down and a time to build up.” “And there shall be a time to play basketball which shall be in the wintertime and … [Read more...] about Gamblers Disagree on How NBA Finals Will Begin…But Agree on an Ending