After sweeping the Portland Trailblazers in the first round of the NBA Playoffs, the basketball world quickly realised that they needed to start taking the New Orleans Pelicans much more seriously.
After a slow end to the regular season, the Golden State Warriors started to find their form again in the first round of the post season where they have been making light work of the San Antonio Spurs. That was until Game 4 when a Manu Ginobili inspired Spurs rallied to avoid a sweep on their home floor and force a Game 5 back in Oakland.
Heading into their clash at Oracle Arena, The Atlanta Hawks had a slight swagger in their step. Their season would be over in a matter of weeks, but tonight the young Hawks take on an injury plagued Golden State Warrior team where only one of their regular starters, Stephen Curry, will be taking part in the game.
After a long summer NBA opening night is finally upon us, and we’re starting with a bang as the defending champion Golden State Warriors are presented with their championship rings before taking the floor against a new look Houston Rockets outfit.
After unstoppable performances from Kyrie Irving and LeBron James at home in Game 4 of the NBA Finals, The Cleveland Cavaliers lived to fight another day against the Golden State Warriors. With the battle moving back to Oracle Arena, and the home team holding a 3-1 lead, the odds were heavily stacked against the Cavs’.
Facing off for the third straight year, the Cleveland Cavaliers walk into Oracle Arena where they will take on the Golden State Warriors. With some new faces on both squads heading into this years Finals, only time would tell if the Warriors can get their revenge on the Cavs’ after a devastating Game 7 loss last year.
After overcoming a 25 point deficit at home to steal Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference Finals against the San Antonio Spurs, the Golden State Warriors were heading into Game 2 of the matchup looking to walk away with a 2-0 series lead.