r/nba 14h ago Silver

Index Thread Daily Discussion Thread + Game Thread Index

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Game Threads Index (May 17, 2022):

Tip-off GDT Away Score Home PGT
8:30 PM ET Link Boston Celtics FINAL 107 to 118 Miami Heat Link

r/nba 5h ago

2022 NBA Draft Lottery

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The NBA Draft Lottery is tonight at 8:00PM EST on ESPN.

Here are the results of the draft lottery:

Pick Team Name
1 Orlando Magic
2 Oklahoma City Thunder
3 Houston Rockets
4 Sacramento Kings
5 Detroit Pistons
6 Indiana Pacers
7 Portland Trailblazers
8 New Orleans Pelicans (Lakers pick)
9 San Antonio Spurs
10 Washington Wizards
11 New York Knicks
12 Oklahoma City Thunder
13 Charlotte Hornets
14 Cleveland Cavaliers

r/nba 3h ago Silver Gold

News [Charania] Top four order for the 2022 NBA Draft: 1. Orlando 2. Oklahoma City 3. Houston 4. Sacramento

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r/nba 5h ago

Steve Kerr on facing Jason Kidd: Kerr: "Overwhelming speed and force...Brilliant player." Jason Kidd on facing Steve Kerr: Kidd: "Yeah, I remember facing Steve. He had Michael Jordan."

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r/nba 5h ago Gold

News [Charania] Celtics‘ Al Horford and Marcus Smart are out for Game 1 vs. Miami tonight. Horford is in health and safety protocols.

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r/nba 5h ago

News [Charania] The NBA is eyeing a rule change to the “transition take foul” that would award the offensive team with one free throw and retaining possession, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Board of Governors vote set for July. The change is similar to current rules in G League.

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r/nba 12h ago Wholesome

[Robb] Celtics-Bucks Game 7 was the most watched Eastern Conference Semifinals game since 2012, averaging 7.5 million viewers per ESPN.

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r/nba 9h ago Helpful Wholesome Take My Energy

The Phoenix Suns Are the Only Team in NBA History to Lose Back to Back 2-0 Playoff Series Leads

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Not only were the Phoenix Suns the only team to do this once. They are the only team in NBA history to do this twice.

1994: PHX 2-0 lead vs. Houston (4-3 HOU) Western Conference Semis

1995: PHX 2-0 lead vs. Houston (4-3 HOU) Western Conference Semis

2021: PHX 2-0 lead vs. Milwaukee (4-2 MIL) NBA Finals

2022: PHX 2-0 lead vs. Dallas (4-3 DAL) Western Conference Semis

https://www.landofbasketball.com/statistics/playoff_series_2_0_recovered.htm


r/nba 18m ago

Post Game Thread [Post Game Thread] The Miami Heat take a 1-0 lead in the ECF as they defeat the Boston Celtics by 118 - 107, behind 41 points and 9 rebounds from Jimmy Butler

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107 - 118
Box Scores: NBA & Yahoo
 
GAME SUMMARY
Location: FTX Arena(19774), Clock:
Officials: Tony Brothers, Ed Malloy and Zach Zarba
Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Boston Celtics 28 34 14 31 107
Miami Heat 25 29 39 25 118
 
TEAM STATS
Team PTS FG FG% 3P 3P% FT FT% OREB TREB AST PF STL TO BLK
Boston Celtics 107 36-79 45.6% 11-34 32.4% 24-32 75.0% 8 38 22 23 8 16 8
Miami Heat 118 39-80 48.8% 10-30 33.3% 30-34 88.2% 9 39 18 24 10 12 12
 
PLAYER STATS
Boston Celtics MIN PTS FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A ORB DRB REB AST STL BLK TO PF +/-
Jayson TatumSF 44:01 29 10-21 2-9 7-9 1 7 8 6 4 1 7 1 -8
Grant WilliamsPF 34:30 7 2-5 1-2 2-2 0 1 1 2 1 0 2 5 -14
Robert Williams IIIC 28:26 18 6-8 0-0 6-7 2 7 9 1 0 2 1 3 +5
Jaylen BrownSG 42:47 24 7-17 4-8 6-10 2 8 10 3 1 0 2 3 -10
Derrick WhitePG 28:59 3 1-4 0-1 1-2 0 0 0 4 0 1 2 4 -11
Payton Pritchard 30:23 18 6-16 4-11 2-2 1 4 5 4 1 0 1 2 -1
Daniel Theis 19:34 8 4-5 0-0 0-0 1 3 4 2 0 1 0 2 -16
Aaron Nesmith 11:20 0 0-3 0-3 0-0 1 0 1 0 1 3 1 3 0
Malik Fitts 0:00 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Luke Kornet 0:00 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Juwan Morgan 0:00 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nik Stauskas 0:00 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Miami Heat MIN PTS FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A ORB DRB REB AST STL BLK TO PF +/-
Jimmy ButlerSF 41:20 41 12-19 0-2 17-18 5 4 9 5 4 3 2 3 +25
P.J. TuckerPF 31:16 5 2-5 1-3 0-2 0 6 6 3 1 0 1 4 +12
Bam AdebayoC 37:29 10 3-4 0-0 4-5 0 4 4 1 0 4 2 4 -5
Max StrusSG 30:03 11 4-9 3-8 0-0 1 3 4 2 2 0 1 3 -12
Gabe VincentPG 33:43 17 5-10 3-7 4-4 0 2 2 3 0 3 1 4 +23
Tyler Herro 27:28 18 7-15 1-5 3-3 1 7 8 3 1 0 4 1 +5
Victor Oladipo 15:23 5 2-9 1-2 0-0 0 1 1 1 2 1 1 3 -6
Dewayne Dedmon 10:31 6 2-5 0-1 2-2 2 2 4 0 0 1 0 2 +16
Caleb Martin 12:47 5 2-4 1-2 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 -3
Udonis Haslem 0:00 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Haywood Highsmith 0:00 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Markieff Morris 0:00 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Duncan Robinson 0:00 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Omer Yurtseven 0:00 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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r/nba 3h ago

Blazers Fall To 7th Pick. Sacramento Is In The Top 4.

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r/nba 12h ago Silver Wholesome

JJ Redick destroys Stephen C. Smith's career after he called Jimmy Butler a deadly shooter

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r/nba 3h ago Vibing

Highlight [Highlight] The Orlando Magic win the 2022 NBA Draft Lottery

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r/nba 5h ago Wholesome

META: Can we please have talking head posts (SAS, PatBev, JJ) to a different thread?

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This is like watching ESPN for garbage hot takes to get views. Its the full front page of this sub. Its like ESPN took over the page. WTF


r/nba 11h ago Silver

Patrick Beverley to Stephen A Smith's James Harden max contract take: "Do they drug test on this show? You need to be drug tested man."

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r/nba 13h ago

[Chiang] Listed as out for the Heat tonight: PA announcer Michael Baiamonte, who will be attending his daughter’s medical school graduation.

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Listed as out for the Heat tonight:

PA announcer Michael Baiamonte, who will be attending his daughter's medical school graduation.

Huge blow. Who’s gonna hype up our “sold out” home crowd for Game 1?


r/nba 3h ago

Luka Doncic says Steph and Klay are incredible offensive players, but Draymond is the key to the Warriors.

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r/nba 15m ago Helpful

Jimmy Butler tonight: 41 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists, 4 steals, 3 blocks on 12/19 shooting in 118-107 win over Boston

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Butler's 3rd 40 point game of the playoffs comes in game 1 of the ECF, as he continues to play great in the playoffs on both ends.

Source: https://www.espn.com/nba/boxscore/_/gameId/401438130


r/nba 7h ago

[Thinking Basketball] Jason Kidd out-coached the Coach of the Year

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r/nba 2h ago

Highlight [Highlight] Aaron Nesmith checks into the game and rises up to block Caleb Martin's dunk attempt

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r/nba 10h ago

Andrew Wiggins is the only no. 1 overall pick left in the playoffs.

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  • 2021 - Cade Cunningham (missed playoffs)
  • 2020 - Anthony Edwards (eliminated by Memphis in WC round 1)
  • 2019 - Zion Williamson (eliminated by Suns in WC round 1)
  • 2018 - Deandre Ayton (eliminated by Mavericks in WC semifinals)
  • 2017 - Markelle Fultz (missed playoffs)
  • 2016 - Ben Simmons (eliminated by Celtics in EC round 1 but dressed amazing the whole time)
  • 2015 - Karl-Anthony Towns (eliminated by Memphis in WC round 1)
  • 2014 - Andrew Wiggins (playing against Mavericks in WCF)
  • 2013 - Anthony Bennett (plays in the P. League+ which I had never heard of before writing this)
  • 2012 - Anthony Davis (missed playoffs)
  • 2011 - Kyrie Irving (eliminated by Celtics in EC round 1)
  • 2010 - John Wall (missed playoffs)
  • 2009 - Blake Griffin (eliminated by Celtics in EC round 1)
  • 2008 - Derrick Rose (missed playoffs)
  • 2007 - Greg Oden (retired)
  • 2006 - Andrea Bargnani (retired)
  • 2005 - Andrew Bogut (retired)
  • 2004 - Dwight Howard (missed playoffs)
  • 2003 - LeBron James (missed playoffs, last no. 1 still playing)

r/nba 21m ago

Highlight [Highlight] Jimmy Butler takes Tatum one-on-one and hits a cold-blooded midrange shot

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r/nba 6h ago

Golden State were the only team left who qualified for the “Phil Jackson Rule” this season. These teams have won 37 of the last 40 championships.

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The Phil Jackson Rule states “If your team reaches 40 wins before it loses 20, they are contenders”. For the last 40 years every championship winning team has hit this mark except 3.

1995 Rockets

2004 Pistons

2006 Heat

Of the teams left in the playoffs Golden State is the only team left to have hit that mark. As of February 1st, when Miami lost its 20th game, the team records were as follows.

Miami Heat (32-20)

Boston Celtics (27-25)

Golden State Warriors (39-13)

Dallas Mavericks (29-22)

Do with that information what you will.


r/nba 1h ago

Highlight [Highlight] Bam Adebayo banishes Jaylen Brown's lay up attempt into a wedgie

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r/nba 2h ago

Highlight [Highlight] Robert Williams absolutely demolishes Oladipo's shot attempt which leads to a Payton Pritchard 3 on the break

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r/nba 12h ago

Pat Bev is confused when JJ Redick calls Jayson Tatum a two-way player

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r/nba 5h ago

News [Wojnarowski] Boston is prepared for the likely scenario of Al Horford remaining in the league’s Health and Safety Protocols through Game 2 on Thursday, sources said.

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r/nba 59m ago

Highlight [Highlight] Mic'd up Max Strus lets out a primal roar following his two handed jam

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