Draymond Green & Stephen Curry celebrate Game Two win. Let’s not get ahead of ourselves. Yes, the Golden State Warriors are the favorites to three-peat in the NBA Finals. They have been here before. However, Toronto is not Cleveland; the Raptors are believers. After all, they did win Game One 118-109 in Toronto to end Golden State's six playoff game winning … [Read more...]
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Kawhi Leonard leads Raptors to NBA Finals What a shock — the Golden State Warriors are at again. For the fifth straight year they devoured the Western Conference elite with a 57-25 record. For the first time since the 1957-66 Boston Celtics, the NBA has a franchise that has reached the NBA Finals five years in a row in pursuit of a third-straight title. It's championship … [Read more...]
Ryan Saunders I'm happy for new Timberwolves Head Coach Ryan Saunders getting to be an NBA head coach in his hometown. His late father Flip Saunders raised him around the game of basketball, taught him the game, and just like that, this young guy in his 30s is an NBA head coach. Dreams do come true and people do win the lottery. NBA franchises are valued at billions of … [Read more...]
Draymond Green and Stephen Curry celebrate a win. Sports fans have grown accustomed to comparing the excitement of today's game with yesterday’s, with great player and team comparisons like, “Is LeBron James better than Michael Jordan?” or “Is Jordan better than Bill Russell?” The Minneapolis Lakers back in the 1950s won four NBA titles in five years. The … [Read more...]
Can Karl Anthony Towns save the Timberwolves? // Photo by Steve Floyd I've learned over time to never take anything for granted. From the very beginning when the Timberwolves became an organization, the days of owners Marv and Harv playing their home games at the old Metrodome, it's been one bumpy ride after another. The 2018-2019 season has been like a carnival. This … [Read more...]