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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.

Top Five NBA Bench Players for the Week of January 25, 2017

Jabari Parker; Credit – AP

By Garrett Span,

With another week, comes another list of this past week’s best players who came off the bench. Take a break from reading about Melo’s future in New York or watching Joakim Noah’s terrible free throws, and see who played well off the bench this week.

Top Five NBA Bench Players for the Week of January 18, 2017

Nikola Vucevic; Credit – Getty Images

By Garrett Span,

There are lots of exciting things going on in the world of basketball right now. Golden State has started construction on a new arena, the NBA season is nearing the halfway point, and Chris Paul is going to miss the next 6-8 weeks with a thumb injury. As always, these events often outshine other fantastic performances from players off the bench, who are not in the mainstream media as often. Here are this weeks best players who came off the bench.

Top Five NBA Bench Players for the Week of January 4, 2017

Eric Gordon, Credit – Getty Images

By Garrett Spahn,
A strong bench is one of the most essential assets a basketball team can have. Yes, having a first round draft pick or veteran all star who will take your team to a championship will work, but that player is always going to need rest, and might even get injured rendering them unable to play. So whom do you call to fill those shoes when your ace isn’t playing? The NBA grants a 6th Man of the Year award every season, to recognize these players who come off the bench. Winners have been from the likes of Kevin McHale to James Harden. In this article, I am going to review this past week’s most impactful NBA players who came off the bench and how they played this week.

Western Conference Finals Preview: Oklahoma City Thunder vs Golden State Warriors

2016 WCF

By Chris Ramirez,

This season, Golden State won all three regular-season meetings with the, but slowing down Russell Westbrook and Durant will be a task after the OKC beat San Antonio 4-2 in the Western Conference semifinals. If Oklahoma City wants to get passed the Warriors, they should get steady and great performances from Durant and Westbrook. It’s no surprise that the Warriors are the favorites and have two-time Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry in the lineup.