Monthly Archives: April 2013

NBA Playoffs 2013: Spurs Forcing Lakers To Take Mid-Range Jumpers And It’s Working

The San Antonio Spurs won again on Wednesday night to move up 2-0 over the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference Quarterfinals. What’s interesting about this series so far is that both teams are forcing each other to take … Continue reading

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NBA Playoffs 2013: Poor Shot Selection Hinders Lakers Comeback

79 points. That’s all the Los Angeles Lakers scored on Sunday afternoon against the No. 2 seeded San Antonio Spurs. It was the third-lowest offensive output for the team in 2012-13. In fact, the Lakers offense was so anemic that … Continue reading

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NBA Playoffs 2013: Boston Celtics Lose In Their Own Game

The Boston Celtics played exactly the way they would’ve wanted to – limiting the pace and speed and playing a low scoring game against a high octane offensive team. However, they ended up beating themselves because of their inefficiencies in … Continue reading

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NBA Playoffs 2013: How the Los Angeles Lakers Can Clinch 7th Seed

We discussed yesterday how the Los Angeles Lakers had a chance to get the No. 6 seed if the Golden State Warriors lost their last two games, the Houston Rockets lost to the Phoenix Suns, and the Lakers defeated the … Continue reading

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2013 NBA Playoffs: How the Los Angeles Lakers Can Still Get the 6th Seed

The Los Angeles Lakers have been white hot as of late, winning seven out of their last eight games. Three of those wins have come against potential Western Conference playoff opponents. The biggest loss didn’t come in a game, though, … Continue reading

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First Pitch Strikes and Long At-Bats: How Pitchers Have Taken Over Baseball

To say that pitching in Major League Baseball has improved throughout the last three years is an understatement. Just look at the fact that there have been 16 no-hitters since the start of this decade already. Pitchers have already matched … Continue reading

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Steve Blake Thriving Under Mike D’Antoni’s System

After two sub-par seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers, Steve Blake needed a jolt to get his numbers back to where they used to be. That jolt came when Mike D’Antoni took over as head coach for the Los Angeles … Continue reading

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