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Playing The Point – May 22, 2017

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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.

Top Five Fits for Jahil Okafor: Which five teams should trade for Jahil Okafor?

Jahlil Okafor, Credit – NBA

By Evan Dyal,

Former number 3 overall pick Jahil Okafor has been the subject of constant trade rumors since the start of the season. Due to Joel Embiid’s quick rise to stardom, the Philadelphia 76ers feel they no longer need another big man, and want to see what they can get for him. It is unclear just how much the Sixers can get for Okafor, because even though he is talented, his game has some big flaws.

Is Now The Right Time To Move Melo?

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Credit – Getty Images

By Andrew Kenny,

It would behoove the Knicks to upgrade defensively at the wing and allow Porzingis to become the main guy on the Knicks. How can the Knicks do this? Trade Carmelo Anthony away to a win now team in exchange for defense and youth. The difficulty here is in Anthony’s no trade clause. But as long as a trade may benefit both parties it may be possible to trade him away. With the following trades we would have to assume Melo is willing to waive the clause in order to proceed.

Orlando Pro Summer League Preview

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By Travis Ketchum,

This summer, a few NBA role players, many international draft picks and older national prospects alike will compete for a chance to earn fame and favor in Orlando’s upcoming Professional Summer League. The Knicks, Heat, Pacers, Thunder, Mavericks, Clippers, Hornets, Pistons and two Magic teams, Blue and White, will compete in a week long competition in the hopes of building their player’s professional images in the eyes of scouts and team executives. A champion will be crowned by the week’s end on Friday, July, 8th but, grabbing the win is just a sweet bonus for capturing a D-League spot on an NBA affiliate and earning a reputation in the eyes of team’s head offices.

1st Round NBA Playoffs Predictions and Things to Watch

NBA Playoffs

By Brent Best

The regular season has ended and the intensity is about to pick up. Many of the top analysts believe that the first round will be pretty uneventful but there are still plenty of reasons to watch each series. The appeal of the western conference playoffs has taken some huge hits with the loss of key players due to injury but with those losses come opportunity for others. You never know when the next star could be born. Here are a few things to pay attention to in each series as well as my prediction for the outcome.