Posts in category "Catch n' Shoot"

Catch n' Shoot: May 10, 2011 -- Epic 3OT OKC-Grizz Battle, Sore-Losing Lakers & Slow Celts Marking End of NBA 'Ruling Class'

Catch n' Shoot: May 10, 2011 -- Epic 3OT OKC-Grizz Battle, Sore-Losing Lakers & Slow Celts Marking End of NBA 'Ruling Class'
#2 Heat 98#3 Celtics 90 (OT)Heat lead series 3-1Box Score | Recap #2 Lakers 86#3 Mavs 122Mavs win series 4-0Box Score | Recap #4 Thunder 133#8 Grizzlies 123 (3OT)Series tied 2-2Box Score | Recap The OKC-Grizz triple-OT game left me speechless. From start to finish, just about everything you know about basketball got urinated on... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: May 8, 2011 -- Lakers on Wrong Side of History, Rondo's Elbow, Allen's Shutdown D

#2 Heat 81#3 Celtics 97Heat lead series 2-1Box Score | Recap #2 Lakers 98#3 Mavs 92Mavs lead series 3-0Box Score | Recap #4 Thunder 93#8 Grizzlies 101 OTGrizz lead series 2-1Box Score | Recap Lakers are done (Matt Moore, Eye on Basketball). When the Lakers first lost four straight in the regular season, I scoffed... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: May 6, 2011 -- Celtics in Trouble, Lakers in Deeper Trouble, Blake Gets His, Bill Russell

Catch n' Shoot: May 6, 2011 -- Celtics in Trouble, Lakers in Deeper Trouble, Blake Gets His, Bill Russell
#3 Celtics 91#2 Heat 102Heat lead series 2-0Box Score | Recap #3 Mavs 93#2 Lakers 81Mavs lead series 2-0Box Score | Recap #8 Grizzlies 102#4 Thunder 111Series tied 1-1Box Score | Recap Sick bar trivia question: Who won the 2010-11 Rookie of the Year? (NBA.com). How’d you guess so fast? Oh…. Kobe Bryant‘s ankle is... Read more »
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Catch n' Shoot: April 26, 2011 -- Spurs Facing 1st Round Upset, Westbrook's Goat-iness, NBPA Prepared to Decertify

Catch n' Shoot: April 26, 2011 -- Spurs Facing 1st Round Upset, Westbrook's Goat-iness, NBPA Prepared to Decertify
(#1) Spurs 86(#8) Grizzlies 104Grizzlies lead series 3-1Box Score | Recap (#6) Blazers 82(#3) Mavs 93Mavs lead series 3-2Box Score | Recap (#4) Thunder 101(#5) Nuggets 104Thunder lead series 3-1Box Score | Recap The Duncan Era Spurs are 0-5 when down 3-1 in a series (ESPN Stats/Info). San Antonio is good at closing out on... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: April 25, 2011 -- The Weekend in the Amazing 2011 Playoffs & Super-Elite CP3

Catch n' Shoot: April 25, 2011 -- The Weekend in the Amazing 2011 Playoffs & Super-Elite CP3
(#5) Hawks lead (#4) Magic 3-1. This series has been painful to watch. The boredom is criminal. The Hawks have taken both games in Atlanta, starting with Jamal Crawford luckboxing heroically nailing this 3-pointer at the end of Game 3 (Basketball-Reference): Game 4 ended 88-85 (BBR) and I admit that I neglected it for lesson planning... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: April 21, 2011 -- LB-F'N-J, Lakers Trap CP3, Blazers & Sixers Looking Very Outmatched, Shaq Done?

Catch n' Shoot: April 21, 2011 -- LB-F'N-J, Lakers Trap CP3, Blazers & Sixers Looking Very Outmatched, Shaq Done?
LeBron James? LeBron. Fucking. James…. #5 Hawks 82#4 Magic 88Box Score | RecapSeries tied 1-1 #7 76ers 73#2 Heat 94Box Score | RecapHeat lead series 2-0 #6 Knicks 93#3 Celtics 96Box Score | RecapCeltics lead series 2-0 #8 Grizzlies 87#1 Spurs 93Box Score | RecapSeries tied 1-1 #5 Nuggets 89#4 Thunder 106Box Score | RecapThunder lead... Read more »
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Catch n Shoot: April 18, 2011 -- Chris F'N Paul, D12 Wins 3rd Consecutive DPOY, Dunk Porn From Crash, NenĂª & ... TD?

Catch n Shoot: April 18, 2011 -- Chris F'N Paul, D12 Wins 3rd Consecutive DPOY, Dunk Porn From Crash, NenĂª & ... TD?
The weekend saw the 2nd-best cumulative performances by road teams in Game 1 of the first round (Neil Paine, Basketball-Reference). #5 Hawks 103#4 Magic 93Box Score | RecapHawks lead series 1-0 #7 76ers 89#2 Heat 97Box Score | RecapHeat lead series 1-0 #6 Knicks 85#3 Celtics 87Box Score | RecapCeltics lead series 1-0 #8 Grizzlies... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: April 13, 2011 -- Pruiti's Playoff Previews, Kobe & the Homophobic F-Word, Why LeBron is MVP

Catch n' Shoot: April 13, 2011 -- Pruiti's Playoff Previews, Kobe & the Homophobic F-Word, Why LeBron is MVP
For the best NBA playoff previews, go to NBAPlaybook.com. Sebastian Pruiti posted his complete Bulls-Pacers preview — which I reviewed — and is currently working on Heat-76ers and Celtics-Knicks. The West is shaping a bit more, as all NBA teams play on Wednesday, the final night of the season (Zach Lowe, The Point Forward): 1.)... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: April 12, 2011 -- Fails of the Year, Pre-Playoff Pandamonium, Awards, Alley-Oop Value, Wafer's Monster Fail

HELP SBNATION SELECT THE ‘WTF?!? PLAY OF THE YEAR” FOR THE 2010-11 NBA SEASON. Even if you don’t want to participate, it’s one of the most hilarious NBA-related posts you’re going to see for a while. Amazing compilation of funny. FreeDarko got me back into basketball. Good-bye, old friends. I boycotted basketball for about a year... Read more »
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Catch n' Shoot: March 31, 2011 -- The 'Rip Move' Scam, Wall's Lost Mind, Inside Points/FT Prejudice

Catch n' Shoot: March 31, 2011 -- The 'Rip Move' Scam, Wall's Lost Mind, Inside Points/FT Prejudice
The “rip move” is a clever way for scorers to exploit a bad NBA rule with no purpose but to produce cheap points. I empathize with Royce Young (Daily Thunder), but a defender striking a shooter is not the same as a ball handler forcing his body through the stationary arm of a defender. The... Read more »