Playing The Point – May 22, 2017

Credit – USA Today

By Jay Colby,

1. Avery Bradley’s last-second shot gives Celtics 111-108 Game 3 win over Cavaliers – The Celtics steal Game 3 without their leader and star Isaiah Thomas. Bradley’s 3 pointer with less than a second left gave the Celtics the victory. The victory ends the Cavs 13 game playoff winning streak. Game 4 will be Tuesday at 8:30 EST.

NCAA Schedule Revision Talks Continue

Credit – Jonathan Dyer

By Ryan Touhey,

The NCAA Basketball Rules Committee continued to talk about the possibilities of shaking up the regular season schedule. According, to the News & Observer, one of them was possibly breaking up the games into four quarters instead of the two 20 minute halves. Ultimately, that idea was scratched.

Playing The Point – May 15, 2017

Stephen Curry; Credit Zimbo

1. Golden State Warriors wins Game 1 vs. San Antonio Spurs – Stephen Curry lead the Warriors with 40 points hitting a tying 3-pointer with 1:48 remaining. The Warriors rallied from a huge deficit after Kawhi Leonard was lost to an ankle injury to beat the San Antonio Spurs 113-111 on Sunday in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.

Playing The Point – May 8, 2017

By Jay Colby,

1. Houston Rockets tied series 2-2 – James Harden lead the Rockets with 28 points helping Houston rebound from two consecutive losses to beat the San Antonio Spurs 125-104.

Lonzo Ball Has An Interesting Offseason

Lonzo Ball: Credit: Josh Groom – Fox Sports Australia

 

By Ryan Touhey,

According to numerous news sources, Lonzo Ball, the star freshman point guard for the UCLA Bruins, will skip the 2017 NBA Draft. Ball finished his freshman year at UCLA averaging a total of 35 minutes played, making 5.3 baskets out of a total of 9.5 attempts for a field goal percentage of .551%. He also made 2.2 three pointers out of 5.4, equivalent to a percentage of .412%.