With the abbreviated Play-in completed, the Brooklyn Nets, the Atlanta Hawks, the Minnesota Timberwolves and the New Orleans Pelicans step forward to claim their slots
While we see the clear slugfests in the NBA’s Western Conference, the battles in the East have been relatively more predictable. Of the 4 mano-a-mano
The Eastern Conference battles for the 1st round are more predictable. Easier assignments for the big guns, but the plot gets interesting in the second round of the playoffs. Who you got?
Gather ye, oh worshippers of cage gods, past and present. The new NBA battles are about to begin. See the gladiators of old as they do battle with the new class of warriors in the arena. Savor the new alliances, watch them as they spill each other’s guts for all to see. And be excited as you watch out for new balling styles for the bold and the creative.
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.”