Category Archives: 2010 Playoffs

NBA Finals & The Importance of Rebounding

  The Los Angeles Lakers prevailed in seven games against the Boston Celtics to repeat as NBA Champions.  It was a scrappy, feisty series where a different player stepped up each night and the lead see-sawed back and forth throughout but … Continue reading

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Kobe Bryant – Ball Hog

Kobe is 7-for-27 in 4th quarters in games 1 through 4. Game 5 was Bryant’s second-best shooting performance in 11 Finals games against the Celtics, when he scored 38 points, going 13-for-27 from the field and 8-for-9 from the line. … Continue reading

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Top 10 Assists from the Conference Finals

Most of these are courtesy of the Lakers and Celtics which is one reason why they are moving on to the Finals – great spacing, cutting and passing leads them to easy buckets.

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Western Conference Finals

The Los Angeles Lakers are advancing to the NBA Finals after dispatching the Pheonix Suns in 6 hard fought games in the Western Conference Finals.  Although the Lakers entered the series as heavy favorites, the Pheonix Suns wouldn’t quit and played … Continue reading

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The Best of the Best

Since 1946 the Minneapolis/LA Lakers and the Boston Celtics have won a combined 32 Championships.  By far the most successful franchises in NBA history, and with commanding leads in their respective Conference Finals series, it looks likely that they will be … Continue reading

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The Final Four – Why They Are Left Standing

The Lakers, Celtics, Magic and Suns. Four teams with very different personnel, attitudes and playing styles who have battled all season long, beaten all challengers and now stand on equal footing as the top four teams in the NBA.  What … Continue reading

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Forget Lebron, What About Those Celtics?

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been eliminated from the Playoffs by the Boston Celtics and all anyone is talking about is what Lebron James may do as a free agent this summer.  What has been overlooked is the outstanding team play of the … Continue reading

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