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Nba Finals Game 4 – Deep Dive and How the Game Was Won and Lost

The Golden State Warriors have evened the series at 2 games a piece, triumphing over The Cleveland Cavaliers 103-82 Tuesday night. That scoreline flatters them slightly, this was a competitive game through three quarters. Here I will look at where the game was won and lost. The phrase must win was created for game 4 of The 2015 NBA Finals. …

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The NBA Finals – The Weirdest Moments So Far

Game 4 of the NBA Finals was packed with all sorts of funky moments that if you saw just one of would make them instantly memorable, but to have so many was truly hilarious. The Quicken Loans arena lends itself to moments of goofyness, watching games on T.V from their it often feels like more than a religious experience than …

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How The Cavs Won Game 3 & The Adjustments GSW Must Make

Conor O’Mahony looks at how the Cavs won game three and the adjustments GSW must make.  _____ Cavs Defence On Steph Curry Watching Curry play in game 3 of the finals through the first three quarters, a thought began to form in my mind. Curry was playing like LeBron did in the 2011 NBA Finals vs the Dirk Nowitski-led Dallas …

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Warriors Win Game 1- Talking Points

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Game 1 was all kinds of amazing. However I really feel that the Cleveland Cavaliers had to win last night to have any hope of knocking off the Golden State Warriors. Lets run it back, and I’ll explain why. The Cavs Played as Well as they Can and Still Lost. LeBron played out of his mind, going off for 44 …

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NBA: Postpone the Funeral, Spurs Win Five Straight Games

Here Conor O’Mahony discusses the San Antonio Spurs’ recent return to form, which has seen them win five games in a row.  Obituaries were being written for the 2015 San Antonio Spurs two weeks ago. They had lost four games in a row, culminating in a pummelling by The Portland Trailblazers 111-95 on the 25th of February. Sports reporters, as they do whenever …

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Dragic On Fire As Miami’s Heat Scalds Suns In 115-98 Win

Goran Dragic faced up against his former employers on Monday night, as his new team Miami Heat squared off against the Phoenix Suns at American Airlines Arena. It was the first time the pair had clashed since Dragic’s infamous decision to take his talents to South Beach on the final day of the trade deadline. It was sure to be …

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Pacquiao & Mayweather Meet In Person For The FIRST Time

Stop teasing us please…. The ‘will-they won’t-they’ between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao continued in Miami on Tuesday night as the pair met for , according to Pacman, the first time. The uncertainty has been ongoing for what feels like a century now, with fight fans growing increasingly frustrated at the verbal tennis between two of boxing’s biggest names. Fight …

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NBA: Golden State Win Streak Halted By Grizzlies

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The Golden State Warriors 16 game win streak was ended by Memphis in a 105-98 loss last night, writes Stephen Loftus. The Grizzlies prevailed by seven points, sparked by twenty straight points to begin the second quarter and the Warriors were never able to claw their way back into the game, despite 22 points from shooting guard Klay Thompson. Golden …

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An In Depth Look At Kobe Bryant’s Return To The Court

Kobe Bryant has gone through a torturous eighteen months since going down with a torn Achilles tendon late in the 2013 season. Conor O’Mahony discusses the Black Mamba’s impending return. During the 2012-2013 season the Los Angeles Lakers and Kobe Bryant faced every situation imaginable. The Lakers trotted out 5 All Stars on opening night* and looked for all the …

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League Pass: Top Five Team To Watch In The NBA

Garbh Madigan takes us through the top five most entertaining teams to watch in the NBA, a.k.a. the League Pass Teams. There aren’t a lot of us who stay up until four or five in the morning (Irish time) to watch NBA basketball.  It certainly is not an achievable feat unless the basketball is of an entertaining quality.  This is …

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Why We Love The NBA (Pt. 3): Scoring & Kevin Durant

Day three of this special feature on “Why we love the game” centres on Kevin Durant and scoring. Conor O’Mahony discusses. The NBA is a league which promotes scoring. For fans this constitutes celebrating rim-busting dunks, fadeaway threes and exquisite offensive ball movement. It is not at all unusual to watch a game of soccer for two hours and not …

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Why We Love NBA (Part 2) – The Playoffs

Conor O’Mahony is here with Part 2 of this special feature looking at ‘Why We Love NBA’. Part 2 focuses on the all important playoffs; that time of the year where dreams are made, and crushed. Check Out Part 1 – The Brilliance & Hilarity of Gregg Popovich. The playoffs are the payoff for the eighty-two game slog of the NBA regular …

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LeBron James & Luis Suarez: No Place Like Home

 “There’s no place like home…” The last week or so has seen decisions by superstars on both sides of the Atlantic shake their respective sports by deciding to return to a place they call home, or at least a place that could be considered it. Whilst the Luis Suarez saga had been bubbling since Liverpool ended a spectacular season as Premier …

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The Ruler Is Back: LeBron James Has Returned To Cleveland

“To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.“ The waiting seemed interminable. Apparent deadlines came and went and still no news. One solitary voice announced to the world via Twitter that LeBron James was about to rejoin The Cleveland Cavaliers. Chris Sheridan claimed he …

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