Tag:Dwight Howard
Posted on: May 7, 2010 1:35 am
Edited on: May 7, 2010 1:39 am
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NBA Rewind: Hot Shots / Cold Shots

Which player made the most efficient use of his offensive touches to help his team win the game? Which player's misses cost his team a shot at victory?

Here's what we've got...

Let us know how we did. Did we choose the right guys? Who would you add or subtract?



HOT SHOT - Dwight Howard









29 Points

Field Goal Selection

Layups: 3-4
Jumpers: 3-3
Dunks: 0-0
 
Scoring Breakdown
FGs: 8-9
3FG: 0-0
FT: 13-18



COLD SHOTS - Joe Johnson







19 Points

Field Goal Selection

Layups: 1-3
Jumpers: 4-13
Dunks: 0-0
 
Scoring Breakdown
FGs: 5-16
3FG: 2-4
FT: 7-7
Posted on: May 5, 2010 3:44 am
Edited on: May 5, 2010 3:50 am
 

NBA Rewind: Hot Shots / Cold Shots

Which player made the most efficient use of his offensive touches to help his team win the game? Which player's misses cost his team a shot at victory?

Here's what we've got...

Let us know how we did. Did we choose the right guys? Who would you add or subtract?


HOT SHOT - Andrew Bynum









17 Points

Field Goal Selection

Layups: 3-5
Jumpers: 2-2
Dunks: 2-2
 
Scoring Breakdown
FGs: 7-9
3FG: 0-0
FT: 3-5



HOT SHOT - Dwight Howard







21 Points

Field Goal Selection
Layups: 3-4
Jumpers: 1-2
Dunks: 3-3
 
Scoring Breakdown
FGs: 8-10
3FG: 0-0
FT: 5-10



HOT SHOT - Jameer Nelson







19 Points

Field Goal Selection
Layups: 4-5
Jumpers: 4-7
Dunks: 0-0
 
Scoring Breakdown
FGs: 8-12
3FG: 3-5
FT: 0-0





COLD SHOT - Jamal Crawford







5 Points

Field Goal Selection

Layups: 0-1
Jumpers: 1-10
Dunks: 0-0
 
Scoring Breakdown
FGs: 1-11
3FG: 0-2
FT: 3-3



COLD SHOT - Deron Williams







15 Points

Field Goal Selection

Layups: 2-4
Jumpers: 2-12
Dunks: 0-0
 
Scoring Breakdown
FGs: 4-16
3FG: 2-6
FT: 5-6
Posted on: April 18, 2010 10:44 am
Edited on: April 18, 2010 4:17 pm
 

Game Simulations: Sunday, April 18


2KSports.com has been nice enough to help us run the show, using full-length game simulations on NBA2K10.

Lakers vs. Thunder - Game 1

As expected, the Lakers get out to an early series lead with a 105-90 win over the Thunder. Kobe Bryant got the job done on both ends of the court, racking up 27 points and 6 steals. (He also kept his teammates involved, with 8 assists.)

Game Stats | Lakers Stats | Thunder Stats

Highlights





Magic vs. Bobcats - Game 1

While Orlando couldn't find its range from beyond the arc, the Magic were able to strike from the charity stripe. Orlando players got to the line 14 times, sinking 12, en route to a 95-90 win over the Bobcats. Dwight Howard gets player of the game honors, with 32 points and 8 boards.

Game Stats | Magic Stats | Bobcats Stats


Highlights

 

Mavericks vs. Spurs - Game 1

The Spurs pull off the upset in Game 1, shooting a lights-out 71 percent from the field. Tim Duncan led San Antonio to the 104-87 decision, dropping in 26 points and pulling down 9 rebounds. Tony Parker finished one assist short of a double-double.

Game Stats | Spurs Stats | Mavericks Stats

Highlights

 

Suns vs. Trail Blazers - Game 1

Despite a down night from Steve Nash, the Suns were able to coast to a 114-91 trouncing of the Blazers. Portland struggled mightily without the injured Brandon Roy, and no Blazers player managed to eclipse the 20-point mark.

Suns Stats | Trail Blazers Stats

Highlights
Posted on: April 16, 2010 1:53 pm
Edited on: April 16, 2010 4:57 pm
 

NBA Quarterfinals: Key Matchups

By Ken Berger , Senior Writer

Preview Links: Eastern Breakdown | West Breakdown | Bracket & Schedule   Video Previews: East | West

Eastern Conference


Cavaliers vs. Bulls

Cavs’ bench vs. Bulls’ bench. As superior as Cleveland will be with LeBron James on the floor, the Cavs’ second unit (J.J. Hickson, Zydrunas Ilgauskas, Anderson Varejao, Jamario Moon) may have an even bigger advantage over the Bulls’ lackluster subs.



Magic vs. Bobcats

Dwight Howard vs. every center Larry Brown has ever coached. Well, it only seems that way with Nazr Mohammad and Theo Ratliff among the big men Brown can send at Howard in waves – mostly just to foul him. Between putting Howard (a 59 percent free-throw shooter) on the line and forcing the Magic to become to 3-point happy, Brown will have a field day trying to
                                            win this series by himself.


Hawks vs. Bucks

Brandon Jennings vs. Mike Bibby. The Bucks’ rookie point guard proved beyond any doubt that he was ready for the NBA stage. There’s no reason to think he’ll shrink from the playoff spotlight – especially if Bibby has to defend him for long stretches.



Heat vs. Celtics

Dwyane Wade vs. Ray Allen. As is usually the case, the shooting guard matchup is Miami’s advantage. But in this case, it works at both ends of the floor. If Allen takes a beating against Wade on the defensive end, how will his legs hold up when sizing up crucial 3-pointers on the other end? For that reason, look for Paul Pierce to get plenty of Wade duty, with Allen
                                            switching off to Quentin Richardson, who does all his damage standing beyond the 3-point
                                            line.



Western Conference


Lakers vs. Thunder

Ron Artest vs. Kevin Durant. Losing 14 pounds during the season, Artest is much quicker on his feet than he was early on. He has the strength to frustrate Durant, but still doesn't have the quickness to guard him the entire game; Kobe Bryant will have to take him on for stretches.



Mavericks vs. Spurs

Shawn Marion vs. Spurs wings. Marion's versatility on the defensive end will give Rick Carlisle the option of putting him on whoever is hurting the Mavs with dribble-penetration -- whether it's Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili or Richard Jefferson.



Suns vs. Trail Blazers

Steve Nash vs. Andre Miller. The Suns go as Nash goes, and Miller doesn't have the quickness to guard him alone. How much space Nash can find for himself will dictate the tempo of the series.



Nuggets vs. Jazz

Nuggets bench vs. Jazz bench. This could be the deciding factor in the series. If J.R. Smith shoots it well and plays smart (for him), the Nuggets could have a big edge along with Chris "Birdman" Andersen and speedy point guard Ty Lawson.





 
 
 
 
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