4 games today.
4 games tomorrow on Sunday.
8 playoff matchups in 48 hours. It’s like Christmas at HoopsReportCard!
This is the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Time to open the best present of all, the most exciting first round matchup this postseason – the battle between the #3 seed in the West and the #6 seed in the West. The LA Clippers vs the Golden State Warriors!
You can get playoff previews from any and every site out there, so lets not breakdown matchups and coaching strategies and bench production and 3 point shooting.
LET’s enjoy TOGETHER the greatness of Chris Paul.
The sharp shooting of Steph Curry (and Klay Thompson).
The emergence of Blake Griffin.
The absence of Andre Bogut.
The insertion of Jermaine O’Neal.
The defense of De’Andre Jordan.
Starting today at 12:30pm PST!
News and Notes:
BROOKLYN: the Nets started the season 10-31 and many called for first year coach Jason Kidd’s head. What say they now that the Nets will be the first time since The Kings in 1986 to make the playoffs after being over 10 games below .500 at December 31st.
FIRST YEAR COACHES:
Jeff Hornacek, Phoenix Suns
Steve Clifford, Bobcats
Jason Kidd, Brooklyn Nets
Dave Joerger, Memphis
All 4 with winning records in their first year. Can we hear a Round of Applause cough cough — Waka Flocka Flame
San Antonio: another 60 win season. that’s 4 (four) for Gregg Popovich. They have the number one overall seed. 15 straight seasons with 50+ wins. From the days of the Admiral to today with Tim Duncan, the Spurs have enjoyed the consistent on court and front office leadership in the NBA in this era.
WESTERN CONFERENCE PLAYOFF RACE:
Dallas & Memphis get the last 2 seeds in the West at the expense of Phoenix who had an awesome season.
Who are you watching?
Brooklyn Nets vs Toronto Raptors
Washington Wizards vs Chicago Bulls
Memphis Grizzles vs Oklahoma City!
Miami Heat vs ANYBODY/NOBODY?
— HoopsReportCard (@HoopsReportCard) April 19, 2014
enjoy them all!