The NBA pre-season is over. The gladiators of the cage arena are done experimenting with line-up rotations, trial offensives, defensive innovations and fancy new individual moves. It is time for the real deal. Come one, come all, it’s time to rock and roll!!!
The teams are so competitive, and the playoff match-ups will be crucial. Each team must have a ready foil for the type of weaponry employed by their adversaries. Be it a long-range missile, a fast-firing machine gun, a big battering ram or a small silent bladed weapon up close, the defense must be prepared with an answer.
The Toronto – Golden State match-up has been a fun and enlightening series to watch. It provided us great new insights of a new cage kingdom unfolding. Here’s a toast to the NBA’s 2018-2019 season. And a toast too, to our new champions, the Toronto Raptors.
Will this be the end of the Warriors’ dynasty? Will they come back for another run next year? My sense is that we haven’t heard the last from these heroic Warriors yet. As the great late coach Rudy Tomjanovich said: “Don’t ever underestimate the heart of a champion.”
Kevin Durant made a heroic performance last night, playing 12 precious minutes, and scoring 11 points in Game 5 of this year’s NBA Finals. Kevin’s
Now facing a daunting deficit, with 2 out of 3 games to be held in the hostile environs of Toronto, with the Warriors looking more like the walking wounded – including he himself, Kevin Durant is faced with a big problem. Should he play or not?