After leading the Houston Rockets to their second NBA Championship, head coach Rudy Tomjanovich proclaimed “don’t ever underestimate the heart of a champion.” If ever a team exemplified this it was Golden State in their game 2 win over Toronto. There was no Kevin Durant. Both Klay Thompson (hamstring) and
Milwaukee breezed through their series with the Celtics. The Raptors needed a miraculous shot by Kawhi Leonard to win Game 7 against Philadelphia. Game one will provide an interesting answer to the question. Did the Bucks get too much rest? Will Toronto be both physically and emotionally spent? Either way,
Eastern Conference Semifinals Milwaukee Bucks vs Boston Celtics Both teams dispatched their opponent in four games but the two series were far from being the same. The Bucks made short, rather easy work, of the Detroit Pistons who were without Blake Griffin in the first two games. Even when pressed
The Boston Celtics were on top of the world last night as they destroyed the defending champion, Golden State Warriors, 128-95. What made it even better for them was the performance of prized free agent pick up, Gordon Hayward. Two years ago, Hayward was Boston’s main acquisition via free agency.
Washington, Boston and Toronto come off tough series while the Cavaliers lie in wait. Second Round Eastern Conference (1) Boston vs (4) Washington Regular Season: 2-2 One of the accomplishments of the Washington Wizards this season was making teams respect them as threat. It all started with the Boston Celtics