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Saturday, May 11
Grizzlies two wins away from the conference finals.
Refs consistently take way too much time to review plays. Kills the momentum if there's any.
Kevin Durant gets a superstar call.
Looks like overtime to me.
The updated Cheerleader section, very popular for some reason, will see the light soon.
I just realized Zaza Pachulia is only 29.
Friday, May 10
Joakim Noah or former teammate Al Horford?
If Marco Belinelli dunks that on LeBron, the United Center goes nuts.
Nazr Mohammed ejected and rightfully so. He went all macho and left his team in a weaker position.
Last Euroleague final for Real Madrid was vs. Olympiakos too. Biggest star of the Greek team? HoopsHype writer Eddie Johnson.
Real Madrid is the winningest team in FIBA basketball. Not playing a final in 18 was a pretty brutal drought.
FC Barcelona put up a fight, but they were a little overmatched in terms of talent. They also look tired in the final minutes.
Real Madrid beats FC Barcelona to advance to its first Euroleague final in 18 years.
Nikola Mirotic shooting 2 of 8. Worst plus-minus of any player in the game.
Barça fouling in pretty much every fast break. Good move for them, but kills the show.
So if you are looking for a replacement for Al Jefferson this summer, he may be the... Nah, I'm just joking. But he's showed great progress.
By the way, Jazz draftee Ante Tomic killing his former team again. Finished the first half with 14 points and 7 rebounds.
Real Madrid has a better shooting percentage from three than inside the arc or the free-throw line.
Sergio Rodriguez had six assists in 10 minutes. Assists are way harder to get in your stat line in FIBA basketball.
Real Madrid 39-33 at halftime. Bulls draftee Nikola Mirotic not really distinguishing himself.
Former Blazer Sergio Rodriguez entered the game and everything changed. Real Madrid up 37-31 now.
Epic flopping battle between the very talented Rudy Fernandez and Juan Carlos Navarro in the second semi: Real Madrid vs. FC Barcelona.
CSKA Moscow bombs in the Euroleague semis against gritty Olympiakos. They lost 52-69 vs. the defending champions.
Thursday, May 09
2007 Warriors or 2013 Warriors?
We've had international MVPs, now we have a foreign Executive of the Year, but still not a single head coach from outside the United States.
The team that resorts to Hack-a-X ends up losing. Yet another example last night at the Warriors-Spurs game.
Former Rocket Vassilis Spanoulis has been named Euroleague MVP. Jeff Van Gundy played him 272 minutes in his lone NBA year.
New York fans: Are you looking forward to Amare Stoudemire's return?
Got the translation already. Thanks as always!
Wednesday, May 08
Fugazziness alert in Miami.
No chance the Bulls go back to Chicago 2-0. Right?
George Karl wins Coach of the Year. It's the first time for him, which may tell you something about how prestigious the award is.
Tuesday, May 07
Turnovers: Indiana 20, New York 6.
That's more like it, Carmelo.
Carmelo Anthony starts the game with a missed mid-range jumper. Take that, Bernard King.
Monday, May 06
Just need the key quotes.
Sunday, May 05
Carmelo Anthony has shot a brutal 35 of 110 in the last four games. That's almost 19 missed shots per contest.
Very convincing win by the Pacers.
I would say Roy Hibbert fouled Carmelo Anthony there.