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2012 NBA Playoffs: Pacers Seize Control, Spurs Dominate

Pacers 94 Heat 75 IND 2-1 Don’t look now, but the Indiana Pacers took a 2-1 series lead with a 94-75 beat down for the Miami Heat in game 3. After going into the halftime break tied, the Pacers came out and put the wood the the Heat in the third. The game was never in doubt in the second half. Roy Hibbert had his … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Pacers Seize Control, Spurs Dominate

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This Saturday: Air Jordan 12 Retro- ‘Cool Grey’

Flying somewhat under the radar is this Saturday’s release of the Air Jordan 12 Retro- ‘Cool Grey’. This new Cool Grey/White-Team Orange colorway clearly will not have the same hype that the Playoff 12s had and that the Obsidian 12s will have. Still, the cool grey colorway is a favorite of many, and is a good look on this shoe. I’m sure these will do … Continue reading This Saturday: Air Jordan 12 Retro- ‘Cool Grey’

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2012 NBA Playoffs: Celts Win Big, Thunder Escape

Celtics 107 76ers 91 BOS 2-1 The Boston Celtics regained control of the series in emphatic fashion, wiping down the Sixers 107-91 in game 3. Paul Pierce set the tone early with two loud and emphatic dunks. Pierce who has been struggling with a sprained MCL, had his best game of the series scoring 24 points and grabbing 12 rebounds. Kevin Garnett took over in … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Celts Win Big, Thunder Escape

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2012 NBA Playoffs: Heat Stumble, Spurs Roll

Pacers 78 Heat 75 Tied 1-1 The Indiana Pacers battles their way to a 78-75 game 2 victory and are now heading back to the Field House with home-court advantage. Even with some misses, the Pacers won the free throw contest down the stretch and hung on to win. The recently crowned MVP came up small once again late, missing three free throws down the … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Heat Stumble, Spurs Roll

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2012 NBA Playoffs: Western Conference Second Round Predictions

Now that that the matchups are set, let’s take a look at the Western Conference Semifinals pairings. (1)San Antonio Spurs vs. (5)Los Angeles Clippers The San Antonio Spurs had no trouble dismantling the under-matched Utah Jazz 4-0 in round one. The Clippers should put up a little more resistance in round two. In round one the Spurs didn’t whatever they wanted offensively. It sounds weird … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Western Conference Second Round Predictions

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2012 NBA Playoffs: Clippers Move On, Heat Pull Away

Clippers 82 Grizzlies 72 LAC win 4-3 A day after the Los Angeles Lakers were victorious over the Denver Nuggets in game 7, the Los Angeles Clippers matched their city mates with a game 7 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies 82-72. In a low scoring, defensive battle the Clippers pulled away from the Clippers in the fourth quarter behind Chris Paul’s 19 points, 9 rebounds, … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Clippers Move On, Heat Pull Away

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2012 NBA Playoffs: Celtics Rally to Take Gm 1, Lakers Prevail in 7

Celtics 92 76ers 91 BOS 1-0 It wasn’t pretty but a win is a win. The Boston Celtics kicked off the second round of the NBA Playoffs with a come from behind victory over the Philadelphia 76ers in game 1. Although it wasn’t his smoothest game Rajon Rondo was still able to record his 8th career triple-double with 13 points, 12 rebounds, and 17 assists. … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Celtics Rally to Take Gm 1, Lakers Prevail in 7

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2012 NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference Second Round Predictions

With the first round complete, it is time to take a look at the Eastern Conference Second Round matchups. (2)Miami Heat vs (3)Indiana Pacers After dropping game one, the Indiana Pacers won four straight to easily dispose of the Orlando Magic in the first round. The road will be difficult in round 2. Offensively, the key for the Pacers will be ball movement. Indy features … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference Second Round Predictions

In the Stores: Air Jordan Trunner Dominate

Arriving in stores over the past couple weeks have been a new take on the Jordan Trunner series. Lost in shuffle of Jordan retro, basketball, and casual styles is the Trunner cross-training model. The latest Jordan Trunner model; the Air Jordan Trunner Dominate is one of Jordan Brand’s first minimalistic cross-training sneakers. The shoe features a wide mess upper for lightweight and breathability, while also … Continue reading In the Stores: Air Jordan Trunner Dominate

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2012 NBA Playoffs: Sixers and Celtics Advance, Nuggets Force Game 7

76ers 79 Bulls 78 PHI wins 4-2 The Philadelphia 76ers are heading to the second after narrowly defeated the Chicago Bulls 79-78 in game 6. Andre Iguodala drained two free throws with 2.2 seconds remaining to put Philly ahead. C.J. Watson would heave up a desperation half court shot that nearly banked in as time expired. Iguodala led the Sixers with 20 points and 7 … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Sixers and Celtics Advance, Nuggets Force Game 7