The Weekly NBA Power 7 – March 27, 2017

James Harden; Credit – Getty Images

By Evan Dyal,

This week in the NBA featured a historic performance and several teams clinching playoff spots. Devin Booker in only his second season dropped 70 points in a loss at Boston. His performance will go down as one of the best of all time. However, the Suns have been eliminated from playoff contention, while Toronto, Washington, Utah and the Clippers all clinched this week. Only the Suns, Lakers and Nets have been eliminated, so far with ten games to go. Most seeding will come down to the very last day. Stay tuned! For now here are the top seven performers of the week.

Playing The Point – March 27, 2017

Devin Booker; Credit – NBA

By Jay Colby,

1. Suns Devin Booker goes off for 70 points in lost to Boston – Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker became the sixth player in NBA history to score 70 points in a game, accomplishing the feat during the Suns 130-120 loss to the Boston Celtics.

Oregon Defeats No. 1 Kansas, Moves On To Their First Final Four In 78 Years

Credit; USA Today

By Ryan Touhey,

The Oregon Ducks defeated the Kansas Jayhawks, 74-60, on Saturday night at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri in the Elite Eight round of the NCAA Tournament. For Oregon, it’s been a long time coming.

Playing The Point – March 20, 2017

LaVar Ball; Credit Getty Images

By Jay Colby,

1. LaVar Ball’s outlandish comments – LaVar Ball father of Lonzo, LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball who are all predicted to be make the NBA. Lonzo Ball (the oldest) is currently playing his first season at UCLA and is projected to go as high as NO. 1 in this upcoming draft.

The Weekly NBA Power 7 – March 20, 2017

Damian Lillard; Getty Images

By Evan Dyal,

There is less than a month left in the NBA regular season and things are heating up. The Cavs have been struggling with injuries and poor defense. However, they just clinched a playoff spot, and the recent struggles of the Celtics and Wizards have allowed the Cavs to keep some distance. In the west Steph Curry has found his stroke again and the Warriors are starting to play better after a rough stretch. Also Damian Lillard has gone ballistic and is keeping Portland in the playoff race. This is a very tight playoff race and seeds won’t be decided until the last day. Here are the top seven players of the week!