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Worst NBA Playoff Teams Since 08’-09’: 2-1

The goal of this project is to figure out which teams were the worst to make the playoffs in the last 10 NBA seasons. To measure this I had to first decide on what constituted “bad” playoff teams. I figured that the best baseline measure was winning percentage and that the line of demarcation between a five seed and a four seed was around the .545 mark
Apr 28, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics guard Terry Rozier (12) is guarded by Milwaukee Bucks guard Jason Terry (3) during the fourth quarter in game seven of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

Full Court Press: Terry Rozier’s 26 Points And Nine Assists Vault Celtics Into Round...

Welcome to the daily Full Court Press playoff edition, where we recap all of the day’s NBA action. Check back every night if you missed any NBA action and come back tomorrow for more NBA playoff fun.
Apr 27, 2018; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indiana Pacers center Domantas Sabonis (11) celebrates a made three point basket in the second half against the Cleveland Cavaliers in game six of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

Full Court Press: Pacers Blow Out Cavaliers, Force Game Seven

Welcome to the daily Full Court Press playoff edition, where we recap all of the day’s NBA action. Check back every night if you missed any NBA action and come back tomorrow for more NBA playoff fun.
Apr 26, 2018; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) works for a shot against Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart (36) during the second quarter in game six of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at BMO Harris Bradley Center. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Full Court Press: Giannis Antetokounmpo’s 31 Forces Game Seven

Welcome to the daily Full Court Press playoff edition, where we recap all of the day’s NBA action. Check back every night if you missed any NBA action and come back tomorrow for more NBA playoff fun.
Apr 25, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) makes a game-winning, three-point basket in the fourth quarter beside Indiana Pacers forward Thaddeus Young (21) in game five of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

Full Court Press: LeBron’s Game Winning Three Sinks Pacers, 25 Point Comeback Keeps Thunder...

Welcome to the daily Full Court Press playoff edition, where we recap all of the day’s NBA action. Check back every night if you missed any NBA action and come back tomorrow for more NBA playoff fun.
Apr 21, 2018; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) reacts after dunking against Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic (27) and forward Al-Farouq Aminu (8) during the fourth quarter in game four of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at the Smoothie King Center. Pelicans defeated the Trail Blazers 131-123 sweeping the series and advancing to the western conference semi-finals. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

NBA Playoff Power Rankings: Pelicans Run Through Blazers In Four

Who rises and who falls in this NBA postseason power rankings installment?
April 24, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) is congratulated by center Jordan Bell (2) for making a basket against the San Antonio Spurs during the second quarter in game five of the second round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Full Court Press: Warriors and 76ers Win Series 4-1, Celtics Top Bucks At Home

Welcome to the daily Full Court Press playoff edition, where we recap all of the day’s NBA action. Check back every night if you missed any NBA action and come back tomorrow for more NBA playoff fun.
BOSTON, MA - MARCH 11: Marcus Smart #36 of the Boston Celtics celebrates with his teammates during the game against the Memphis Grizzlies on March 11, 2015 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Worst NBA Playoff Teams Since 08’-09’: 4-3

The goal of this project is to figure out which teams were the worst to make the playoffs in the last 10 NBA seasons. To measure this I had to first decide on what constituted “bad” playoff teams. I figured that the best baseline measure was winning percentage and that the line of demarcation between a five seed and a four seed was around the .545 mark.
Apr 22, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) celebrates on the court against the Toronto Raptors in the fourth quarter in game four of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Capital One Arena. The Wizards won 106-98. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

John Wall’s Big Night Evens The Series With Toronto

Game four between the Toronto Raptors and the Washington Wizards concluded at the Capital One Area with a Wizards win. The Wizards scored 40 points in the 3rd quarter to mask an 11-point halftime deficit.

Power Rankings

Apr 21, 2018; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) reacts after dunking against Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic (27) and forward Al-Farouq Aminu (8) during the fourth quarter in game four of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at the Smoothie King Center. Pelicans defeated the Trail Blazers 131-123 sweeping the series and advancing to the western conference semi-finals. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

NBA Playoff Power Rankings: Pelicans Run Through Blazers In Four

Who rises and who falls in this NBA postseason power rankings installment?

NBA Playoffs; Round Two

Eastern Conference

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CLE leads 2-0
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BOS leads 2-0

 

Western Conference


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Series tied 1-1
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GSW leads 2-0

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NBA Playoffs

May 13, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) watches the action against the Boston Celtics from the bench during the fourth quarter in game one of the Eastern conference finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

Concern-O-Meter: How Worried Should the Cavaliers Be?

The Celtics dominated LeBron James and the Cavaliers in game one. We have seen LeBron win series's by himself but how concerned should the Cavaliers be after game one?

Scouting Reports

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Top Five 2018 NBA Draft Sleepers

The hallmark of a great GM isn't his ability to find stars high in the draft but finding late round steals. We have seen late picks like Draymond Green, Jimmy Butler, Donovan Mitchell, and Isaiah Thomas blossom into stars, far exceeding their draft value. Who will be this year's big sleeper?

Scouting Reports

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FPC NBA Roundtable: Playoff Push Edition

As the All-Star break passes, teams gear up to make a final playoff push, or to sit on the couch at home. Today, the...
 


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