Around the NBA: Announced Awards and Predictions

by Harry Porter | In a pandemic-riddled sports world, the NBA season awards schedule has been disheveled at best. Rather than sticking to the recent awards show format, the NBA is announcing its end of season awards individually during the postseason action. So far, the Kia Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year, … Continue reading Around the NBA: Announced Awards and Predictions

Around the NBA: Postgame Playoffs Recap

by Harry Porter | The Miami Heat took game one of the Eastern Conference Finals while the Denver Nuggets advanced to the Western Conference Finals with a game seven victory. Eastern Conference Finals: #3 Boston Celtics vs. #5 Miami Heat, Game 1: 117-114 (MIA Leads 1-0) The Boston Celtics and Miami Heat played to a … Continue reading Around the NBA: Postgame Playoffs Recap

Playoff Preview: Win or go home – game seven for Jazz

by Harry Porter | As my colleague Elmer Mejia wrote, game six was a sensational battle between Donovan Mitchell and Jamal Murray. Murray joined Mitchell, Michael Jordan and Allen Iverson as the only players with multiple 50 point performances in a single playoff series following his 50-point outburst in game six. The Jazz suddenly find … Continue reading Playoff Preview: Win or go home – game seven for Jazz

Playoff Recap: Catching the action around the NBA

by Harry Porter | Here is the significant NBA Playoffs news from Monday night: The Heat take game one over the Bucks, OKC forces game seven against the Rockets and Brandon Ingram is named NBA’s most improved player of the year. 1 Milwaukee Bucks vs. 5 Miami Heat, Game 1: 115-104 (MIA leads 1-0) The … Continue reading Playoff Recap: Catching the action around the NBA

Playoff Preview: Some things are bigger than basketball

by Harry Porter | On August 26th, 2016, Colin Kaepernick knelt for the national anthem against the Green Bay Packers in the San Francisco 49ers’ third preseason game to protest racial injustice and police brutality. Four years later - to the day - the Milwaukee Bucks decided to boycott game 5 of their series against … Continue reading Playoff Preview: Some things are bigger than basketball

Playoff Preview: Utah Jazz has opportunity to close out series

by Harry Porter | It almost feels like Donovan Mitchell has outperformed each of his previous games in this series. Game four will go down in the books as the only playoff game in NBA history where two players on opposite teams scored at least 50 points each. While Lebron was able to lead the … Continue reading Playoff Preview: Utah Jazz has opportunity to close out series

Playoffs Postgame: Recapping the playoff action around the NBA

by Harry Porter | In my new column, I will be recapping the playoff action around the NBA to keep the Beehive State up to date on all of the games. Monday was exciting and filled with key turning points for each series. After losing the opening game of the playoffs, both the Bucks and … Continue reading Playoffs Postgame: Recapping the playoff action around the NBA

Jazz Playoff Preview: Utah vs. Denver Game 3

by Harry Porter | Donovan’s impact on game two was honestly more impressive than his 57 points in game one. Donovan dropped 30 points while shooting 71.4% from the field, 85.7% from three, and 100% at the free-throw line. Donovan led the Jazz to a blow-out victory in game two. Utah should maintain that energy … Continue reading Jazz Playoff Preview: Utah vs. Denver Game 3

Playoff Preview: Utah Jazz vs. Denver Nuggets Game Two

by Harry Porter | Donovan Mitchell gave Utah the performance of his life and carried the Jazz the entire game. While basketball analysts seem to give Denver the advantage, the Nuggets and Jazz matchup is quite similar with roster balance and injuries. The Jazz went toe-to-toe with the Nuggets for the entirety of game 1 … Continue reading Playoff Preview: Utah Jazz vs. Denver Nuggets Game Two

Playoff Notes: Previewing Game One of the Jazz vs. Nuggets Playoff Series

by Harry Porter | The NBA Bubble seeding games served as an appetizer before the main dish which is the Playoffs. The Jazz went 3-5 in seeding game play, but that did not tell the full story of their performance and player development. Since I have about a million different game threads running through my … Continue reading Playoff Notes: Previewing Game One of the Jazz vs. Nuggets Playoff Series