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BOSTON – The last thing anyone in and around Boston wanted to do Sunday night was play Playoff basketball. For a city like Boston, who relishes and ignites for postseason play, this is absolutely unheard of. Just 36 hours before the top seeded and 53-win Boston Celtics were to open...
In their first match up with the Atlanta Hawks, the Washington Wizards showed fans exactly what to expect from them this postseason. The Wizards produce a high powered offense with a little sprinkle of defense. Some may argue that the Wizards played good defense especially with Hawks forward Paul Millsap's...
The EuroCup season is over, and the final between Valencia and Unicaja was the best possible way to finish this spectacular competition. Unicaja clinched the trophy by winning the final quarter of the deciding game in Valencia 20-4. Unicaja came back from 11 point deficit in the fourth quarter...
When the Utah Jazz lost DPOY contender Rudy Gobert just 11 seconds into the first game of the Jazz-Clippers series, they were either going to fall apart and get slaughtered or rally behind their injured teammate and grind out a win. The Clippers looked like a team that felt...
Death, taxes, and predicting this will be the year LeBron James fails to get to the NBA Finals: these are the only guarantees in life. Like clockwork, fans of the league sincerely try and convince themselves and others of the one team in the East that can take down LeBron...
The NBA season somehow happened without Kobe, Timmy and KG - I guess on the plus side we still have Jason Terry. PopGates had four of our writers look back at the season that was: Compared to other NBA season's how would you grade 16-17? On-court product and entertainment value? Jonah Hall:...
I went to Walmart and bought a PS4 a week ago. NBA 2K17 was the logical choice for my first game. I’ve been playing pretty frequently as of late, improving in skill and learning the mechanics and strengths of the game. I still lose to the computer, but then...
The Chicago Bulls are once again a middle of the road team battling for a low seeded playoff spot. The Bulls have slipped in terms of regular season record under HC Fred Hoiberg, but even before that the downturn happened. The last time the Bulls had a truly dominant team...
The NBA D-League’s regular season ended on April 1 – with the D-League playoffs in full-swing, PopGates Editor-in-Chief Noah Perkins is handing out the first annual PopGates’ D-League Awards – think of them as you would the Dundies. *Note 1  -  because of the nature of the D-League (minutes...
The first basketball video game I ever owned (not counting Barkley’s Shut Up and Jam!) was NBA Live 2004 with Vince Carter on the cover. My two best friends bought it for my 12th birthday – I had just received a GameCube for Christmas – and my first memory of...