Playoff Journal (June 19)

By: Larry Ness / Jun 19, 2016

This is 19th Game 7 in NBA Finals history, with home teams going 15-3 (.833) SU in the previous 18...

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Playoff Journal (June 16)

By: Larry Ness / Jun 16, 2016

Only TWO of 32 teams down 3-1 in NBA Finals have managed to take the series to seven games...

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Playoff Journal (June 13)

By: Larry Ness / Jun 13, 2016

Has a head coach ever been named Finals MVP???

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Playoff Journal (June 10)

By: Larry Ness / Jun 10, 2016

The Beatles famously sang “All You Need is Love” but...

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Playoff Journal (June 8)

By: Larry Ness / Jun 8, 2016

Teams taking a 2-0 lead in the NBA Finals are 28-3 all-time...

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Playoff Journal (June 5)

By: Larry Ness / Jun 5, 2016

Under the 2-3-2 format (adopted in 1985), just ONE team has lost 1st two games of Finals, then come back to win series...

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Playoff Journal (NBA Finals)

By: Larry Ness / Jun 2, 2016

The team with the home court edge in the NBA Finals has gone 27-9 (75 percent) since the 1979-80 season...

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Playoff Journal (May 31)

By: Larry Ness / May 31, 2016

Golden St outscored OKC by 84 points from behind the arc in winning Games 6 & 7 by a combined 15 points...

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Playoff Journal (May 30)

By: Larry Ness / May 30, 2016

Game 7 home teams are 100-24 (.805) & of the nine teams to come back from a 3-1 deficit...

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Playoff Journal (May 28)

By: Larry Ness / May 28, 2016

Will the defending champs bow out in Game 6, leaving the team’s record 73-win season no more than a foot note???

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Playoff Journal (May 27)

By: Larry Ness / May 27, 2016

The Warriors will ‘live’ until at least a Game 6, after they won 120-111...

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Playoff Journal (May 26)

By: Larry Ness / May 26, 2016

"There's been no place like home" in the conference finals...

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Playoff Journal (May 25)

By: Larry Ness / May 25, 2016

Home teams continue to dominate play in the conference finals, going 7-1 SU & ATS...

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Playoff Journal (May 24)

By: Larry Ness / May 24, 2016

Kyle Lowry is alive & well in Toronto...

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Playoff Journal (May 23)

By: Larry Ness / May 23, 2016

Was Game 3 of the Cle/Tor series a fluke or do we now have a series???

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Playoff Journal (May 22)

By: Larry Ness / May 22, 2016

A return to ‘Kansas’ or in this case, Toronto’s Air Canada Centre, was seemingly all the Raptors needed...

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Playoff Journal (May 21)

By: Larry Ness / May 21, 2016

Are the Cavs a juggernaut or are they just ‘sailing’ past a VERY weak group of Eastern Conference foes???

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Playoff Journal (May 19)

By: Larry Ness / May 19, 2016

The Warriors are now a PERFECT 12-0 SU & 9-3 ATS following a loss this year...

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Playoff Journal (May 18)

By: Larry Ness / May 18, 2016

The Cavs' 31-point margin of victory in Game 1 was the largest in team playoff history...

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Playoff Journal (May 17)

By: Larry Ness / May 17, 2016

OKC’s Monday win ended a stretch (going back to when the franchise was in Seattle) of 12 straight Game 1 losses on the road...

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Playoff Journal (May 16)

By: Larry Ness / May 16, 2016

Game 7 home teams are now 100-24 (.805) in NBA playoff history...

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Playoff Journal (May 15)

By: Larry Ness / May 15, 2016

Game 7 home teams are 99-24 (.805) in NBA playoff history...

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Playoff Journal (May 13)

By: Larry Ness / May 13, 2016

I this the end of the road for both Duncan and Ginobili...

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Playoff Journal (May 12)

By: Larry Ness / May 12, 2016

A San Antonio loss in Game 6 might mean Duncan & Ginobili have played their last games...

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Playoff Journal (May 11)

By: Larry Ness / May 11, 2016

When a best of 7 series is tied at 2-2, the Game 5 winner has gone on to take that series 83 percent of the time...

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