Thursday, April 18, 2019

Recap Of NBA First Round Of Playoff Games For Wednesday, April 17th Feat. Scores, Stats, News & Notes & Encouraging Word!

You loved me through my good and you loved my through my bad. You didn’t erase my future because of my past! I’m so glad you loved me through my good and my bad.

This is Cee Jay, C-E-E-J-A-Y! and this is your Spiritual Sports Segment with a hip hop twist, for The Playoffs in the NBA on as I Sprinkle a Little Spiritually in YOUR Sports!!! It’s Go Time!!!

Uncle Drew made his presence felt!!
The NBA Playoffs were back in full effect last night as all three teams were on the prowl in search of the commanding 2 – 0 series lead as the Boston Celtics and the Indiana Pacers each scored more points than in Game 1. Both teams played much better than the first game as the Celtics led at half-time by 2. But they came out flat in the 3rd period and the Pacers went up by 11 at end of that frame, but Uncle Drew aka Kyrie Irving scored 8 straight points as the C’s went on a 16 – 0 run to close out the game 99 – 91 as the aforementioned Irving laced them up with 37 points and Jason Tatum chipped in 26 and the Celtics go up 2 – 0 in the series.

Giannis doing Giannis stuff
The second game of the night featured the Milwaukee Bucks pitted against the Detroit Pistons as the Pistons, for the most part, actually made the game a little more competitive than the first as they are still without their leading scorer in Blake Griffin. But the third period proved too much for the Pistons as Giannis Antetokoumpo, Kris Middleton and Eric Bledsoe put up 26, 24 and 27 respectively as the Bucks go up 2 – 0 in the series as they just drained the fluid out of the Pistons 120 – 99.

James Harden was magical with
the triple double 
The last game of the night takes us to H-Town as the Utah Jazz looked to put up a fight against the Houston Rockets and avoid going down 0 – 2 in the series, but since the Jazz only shot 39% from the field and 21% from deep, that wouldn’t help their cause as the Rockets smothered, smoked and smashed, Alliteration, I Love It, the Jazz 118 – 98 as MVP candidate James Harden notched a triple-double in only 33 minutes of play with 33 points, 13 boards and 10 assists as the Rockets now head to Utah with a 2 – 0 series lead.

Richard Cho
For your NBA Quick News & Notes, the Memphis Grizzlies have added Rich Cho, former general manager of the Charlotte Hornets and the Portland Trailblazers, as their Vice President of Basketball Strategy and they hired Glen Grunwald as senior advisor as he formerly served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of the New York Knicks.

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