TSF Greatest Playoff Moments 5/22/88: Larry Bird and Dominique Wilkins go off in the Garden

Posted in Blogroll on April 24th, 2014 by Ron Glover

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Larry Bird and Dominique Wilkins combined for 36 points in the fourth quarter of an unbelievable Game 7 of the ’88 Eastern Conference Semis.

Every day for the remainder of the NBA Playoffs, TSF will profile a playoff game or series and an individual performance. Today we’ll take a look at the epic duel between the Boston Celtics Larry Bird and Dominique Wilkins in Game 7 of the 1988 Eastern Conference Semifinals.

 

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Notes from TNT’s NBA Coverage – Wednesday, April 23, 2014: LaMarcus Aldridge is Spencer Haywood; Heat remain unbeaten vs. Bobcats

Posted in Blogroll on April 24th, 2014 by Michael Tillery

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43 points and 8 in Game 2 after 46 and 18 in Game 1. 

Comparing Aldridge to Spencer Haywood (TSF Live interview with Spencer) is not about build or even their games, but more of an ability to hit a mid-range turnaround efficiently as well as bang down low when it counts. His confidence in his jumper maybe gives him a too cool reliance to play outside the paint, but he’ll get it right. If you don’t believe me, just ask Kevin McHale just that and check his response…

TNT’s NBA coverage of the playoffs continues Thursday, April 24, with doubleheader action featuring the Oklahoma City Thunder @ Memphis Grizzlies at 8 p.m. ET and the Los Angeles Clippers @ Golden State Warriors at 10:30 p.m.

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Notes from NBA TV’s Playoff Coverage – Wednesday, April 23, 2014: Dallas Mavericks catches San Antonio sleeping 113-92 to tie series 1-1

Posted in Blogroll on April 24th, 2014 by Michael Tillery

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In forcing 24 turnovers, Dallas caught San Antonio sleeping last night. 


NBA TV’s coverage of the NBA Playoffs continues Thursday, April 24, with Indiana Pacers @ Atlanta Hawks (Game 3) at 7 p.m. ET. 

 

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