Saturday, 11 February 2017

              Cavs(37-16)     Vs     Nuggets(24-30)

Kyrie Irving and Lebron James scored 27 points in a game , Lebron James scored 20+ points in 17 consecutive games against Denver Nuggets.

                                    Nuggets  missing key players Kenneth Faried, Danilo Gallinari and Emmanuel Mudiay with injuries. After four games road trip Cavs are back in Home Court. They dominated Nuggets in a game.


                                    James also finished with 12 assists and passed Brad Daugherty (5,227) for the second-most rebounds in team history.  

                                    Iman Shumpert missed his 3rd straight game due to a sprained left ankle.

                                    In a first quarter  ,Nuggets made 11-5 run in three minutes and took a lead of 5 points.

                                    10:18 remaining in 2nd quarter , A great spinning move by LeBron James , He made a two points and draw a foul. 9:05 LeBron James made a layup shot which gave a 2 points lead to Cavs.

                                    James set Williams up for a wide-open 3-pointer that he drained with 5:05 left in the second, and on the next possession Irving flipped it to Williams on a fast break for a nice dunk, much to the delight of Williams and the crowd.4:11 remaining in 2nd quarter Kyle Kover's 3-points gave 6 points lead to Cavs. Cavs outscored Nuggets 31-22 in 2nd quarter and took 4 points lead after first half.

                                    Cavs started a third quarter with Kyrie Irving's 3-pointers. 9:20 Remaining in 3rd quarter , Wiggins made a running layup shot , assisted by Love , Cavs got 11 points lead.

                                     7:01 remaining in 3rd quarter , In 4:18 minutes Cavs made 18-0 run and took a lead of 22 points.  Cavs took 14 points lead after 3rd quarter.

                                     Both Teams were on same level in fourth quarter but Nuggets was unable to give any threats to Cavs in a game after first half.

                                      When the Cavs lost to the Thunder, they were playing for the third time in four nights, fourth in six, were missing three shooting guards, and the Thunder hadn't played since Monday.

                                     Now Cavs will play Minnesota Timberwolves while Denver Nuggets will play Mighty team Golden State Warriors.    

                                     For Cavs :

Player PositionMinPoints RebAstStlBlk
LeBron JamesF332751220
Kevin LoveF33169501
Triston ThompsonC351313111
Kyrie Irving G35274511
Kyle Korver26145110

                                     For Nuggets :

Wilson ChandlerF34136100
Nikola JokicC372713402
Gary HarrisG29163011
Jameer NelsonG36128820
Will Barton22123410
Jamal Murray17160110



Thursday, 9 February 2017

                        Cavs(36-16)     Vs     OKC(31-23)

Cavs wrap up 4game  Road trip at 3-1.Derrick Williams scored 12 points in a game in a debut game for Cavs.

                         Russell Westbrook scored 26th triple-double of a season and levelled for most triple-double in single Season with O.Robertson for 4th place. Cavs sign former no.2 overall pick Derrick Williams to 10-day contract.


                        OKC out rebounded Cavs in this game with 51 to 35 , Which helped them to get a win over NBA Champion Cavs. Big game for Cameron Payne tonight. In a win over the Cavs he scored a season-high 15 on 6-of-12 shooting.

                        6:45 remaining in 1st quarter , Russell Westbrook put on a free throw line where he scored both free throws. OKC got 6 points lead. 4:15 remaining in a 1st quarter Kyrie Irving made 3-point shot which cut a lead to 1 points.

                        3:14 minutes remaining in 1st quarter , Kevin Love made layup shot assisted by Irving which gave 1 points lead to Cavs. and Love mad a free throw ,Cavs got 2 points lead but Adams cutting dunk levelled a game for OKC.

                       After this Cavs missed all their shots which helped OKC to take a lead in a quarter with lead of 8 points.

                        OKC started second quarter strongly.

                       But Cavs made 12-0 run in just 3 minutes and levelled a game with OKC. Russell Westbrook made 3 point shot assisted by Adams 3 points lead for OKC.

                      OKC held a lead until 1:02 minutes remaining in a 2nd quarter where Kyrie Irving layup shot levelled a game. Love made a layup shot assisted by Irving which gave 2 points lead to Cavs.

                      Cavs got 2 points lead after first half.

26th triple-double for Russell Westbrook in this season.

                     8:14 minutes remaining in 3rd quarter , Lebron missed an easy dunk on Kyrie Irving pass. 5:55 minutes left in a quarter , Kyrie scored 3-points. Cavs 67 -OKC 67.

                    4:40 remaining , Westbrook got a step and a bucket and drew a foul on Kyrie Irving , 3 points play for Russell Westbrook and 5 points lead for OKC.

                    OKC took 4 points lead after 3rd quarter.

                   In a 4th quarter , Lebron James not able to score a single point. He was able to hit only 2 shots in fourth quarter.

                    2:08 remaining in 4th quarter , Oladipo stole a ball , He passed a ball to Westbrook , Westbrook gave it back to Oladipo , Oladipo scored 2 point with 360 degree layup. Russell Westbrook registered his 26 Triple-Double of a season.

                    OKC won a game by 9 points.

                    Now OKC will Face Kevin Durant's Team GSW which is in first place in NBA. Cavs will face Denver Nuggets.

                     For Cavs :

Lebron JamesF40185722
Kevin Love F301512030
Triston ThompsonC32105111
Kyrie IrvingG34281421
Derrick Williams21120100

                     For OKC :

Russell WestbrookG3529121140
Steven AdamsC392013112
Victor OladipoG36237320
Cameron Payne12151210



                         Spurs(40-12)     Vs     76ers(18-34)


                         For Spurs :

PlayersPosition MinPtsRebAstStlBlk
Kawhi LeonardF36326500
LaMarcus AldridgeF361510002
Dewayne DedmonC261011301
Danny GreenG24113021
Tony ParkerG30181500

                         For 76ers :

Robert CovingtonF37186120
Ersan IlyasovaF27112310
Jahlil OkaforC24208002
T.J. McConnellG3161530
Nik Stauskas31167700
Dario Saric21201300

                         Clippers(32-21)     Vs     Knicks(22-32)


                         For Clippers :

Blake GriffinF35328520
DeAndre JordanC312815002
JJ RedickG27145200
Jamal Crawford29203210

                         For Knicks :     

PlayersPosition MinPtsRebAstStlBlk
Carmelo AnthonyF37289112
Kristaps PorzingisF27276220
Kyle O'QuinnC25186232
Derrick RoseG37207810


                        GSW(44-8)     Vs     Bulls(26-27)


                        For GSW :

PlayersPosition MinPtsRebAstStlBlk
Kevin DurantF302210731
Draymond GreenF31198611
JaVale McGeeC16136002
Klay ThompsonG29286300
Stephen CurryG28131610
Kevon Looney 13104000

                        For Bulls :    

Taj GibsonF22159001
Robin LopezC291710410
Jeian GrantG24123310
Rajon Rondo23126810
Nikola Mirotic23102111

                         Raptors(32-22)     Vs     Timberwolves(20-33)


                        For Raptors :

PlayersPosition MinPtsRebAstStlBlk
DeMar CarrollF34199200
Jonas ValanciunasC26165100
DeMar DeRozanG37304210
Kyle LowryG36202510
Terrence Ross13112110

                        For Timberwolves :

Andrew WigginsF37315621
Karl-Anthony TownC362914112
Shabazz Muhammad25222200

                        Celtics(33-19)     Vs     Kings(21-32)


                        For Celtics :

PlayersPosition MinPtsRebAstStlBlk
Isaiah Thomas G33264700
Amir JohnsonF26145130
Al HorfordC31106111
Marcus Smart27103210
kelly Olynyk1498201


                        For Kings :  

Darren CollisonG37261540
Anthony TolliverF37114030
Ben McLenmore29172100
Willie Cauley-Stein 23145401
Matt Barnes301411410

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

                           Cavs(36-15)     -     Pacers(29-13) 

Cavs ends Indiana Pacers 7 games winning streak , Lebron James registered his 800th block of his career in this game.


                           This was Kyle Korver's best night as Cleveland Cavaliers' player , He scored 29 points and  shot 10-of-12 overall and 8-of-9 from 3-point range.

                             The Cavs  played without starting shooting guard Iman Shumpert who missed a game due to sprained left ankle , who will also miss Thursday night's game in Oklahoma City that will end Cleveland's four-game road trip. DeAndre Liggins played in a position of Iman Shumpert.

                             LeBron James didn't played his last 2 games against Pacers where Cavs lost both of their games.

                             9:23 minutes remaining in 1st quarter , Miles 3-pointer gave 6 points lead to Indiana Pacers. but Liggings 3-pointer from a corner gave 2 points lead to Cavs.

                             4:13 remaining in 1st quarter Pacers made 14-2 run and took 10 points lead. In a First Quarter Indiana Pacers took 11 points lead.

                            5:31 remaining in 2nd quarter , Irving's Jumper cut a lead to single digit. 4:58 minutes left in a quarter McRae hits a 3-pointer as a lead cut to 5 points.

                            34.6 second left in 2nd quarter , LeBron James shot blocked by Turner. After the end of a first half Indiana Pacers took a lead of 6 points.

Kyle Korver passed Jason Kidd For 7th all time 3 points FGM in NBA history. Four straight games with 15+ treys from deep ,1st time In  Cavs History.

                            11:50 minutes remaining in 3rd quarter , Irving made an ally-oop pass to LeBron James , LeBron Scored 2-pointer on Ally-oop. Cavs cut a lead to 4 points.  Allen made a bad pass , DeAndre Liggind steals a ball and scored 2 points.

                            9:37 remaining in 3rd quarter , Paul George layup was blocked by James , Now James made 800 blocks in his career. Kevin Love's 2 points play levelled a game for Cavs.

                             8:43 minutes left in 3rd quarter ,A basket by Kyrie Irving and he was tripped by Teague which put Kyrie on free-throw line.  Cavs got 3 points lead in a game. Cavs made 17-6 run in 5 minutes in 3rd quarter which put Indiana Pacers out of a game. Cavs took 11 points lead in a game.

                            the third period is when this game changed. Trailing by six at halftime, the Cavs demolished the Pacers 40-18 in the third and led 97-81 when it was over.

                            Both teams were nearly matched in 4th quarter. Match went into a favour of Cavaliers. Cavaliers end Indiana Pacers 7 games winning streak. They also ended winning run of Washington Wizards where Wizards won their last 7 games until they lost to Cavs.

                            Coach Tyronn Lue speculated Wednesday morning that a heavy workload for James against the Pacers may force him to the sidelines against the Thunder.

                            For Cavaliers :

LeBron JamesF38691125
Kevin LoveF341021114
Kyrie IrvingG34072029
Kyle Korver26500029
Triston ThompsonC35102016
DeAndre LigginsG1601308

                            For Indiana Pacers :     

Paul GeorgeF37862122
CJ MilesG34400123
Jeff TeagueG345142022
Monta Ellis24231013
Myles TurnerC39700016






                NBA All Star Weekend - 2017

                Eastern Conference Starter Players :

PlayerPositionTeamAll-Star App.
BCKyrie IrvingCleveland Cavaliers4th
BCDeMar DeRozanToronto Raptors3rd
FCLeBron JamesCleveland Cavaliers13th
FCGiannis Milwaukee Bucks1st
FCJimmy ButlerChicago Bulls3rd

                Western Conference Starter Players :

Player Position TeamAll-Star App.
Stephen CurryBCGolden State Warriors4th
James HardenBCHouston Rockets5th
Kevin Durant FCGolden State Warriors8th
Kawhi LeonardFCSan Antonio Spurs2nd
Anthony DavisFCNew Orleans Pelicans4th

                Eastern Conference Reserve Players :

PlayerPositionTeam All-Star App.
John WallBCWashington Wizards4th
Isaiah ThomasBCBoston Celtics2nd
Kyle LowryBCToronto Raptors3rd
Kamba WalkerBCCharlotte Hornets1st
Paul GeorgeFCIndiana Pacers4th
Kevin LoveFCCleveland Cavaliers4th
Paul MillsapFCAtlanta Hawks4th

               Western Conference Reserve Players :

Playerposition TeamAll-Star App.
Russell WestbrookBCOklahoma City Thunder6th
Klay ThompsonBCGolden State Warriors3rd
Gordon HaywordFCUtah Jazz1st
DeMarcus CousinsFCSacramento Kings3rd
DeAndre JordanFCLos Angeles Clippers1st
Marc GasolFCMemphis Grizzlies3rd
Draymond GreenFCGolden State Warriors2nd


                                 Eastern Conference , three player from Cleveland Cavaliers Selected for All-Star game. Two Players selected from Toronto Raptors.

                 Western Conference , 4 players from Golden State Warriors selected for NBA All-Star weekend Game.   

                  LeBron James , James Harden and Kevin Durant are only three player who played in 5 or more than 5 all star games. It's surprise to see Stephen Curry selected as starter over Russell Westbrook in All-Star game.  

                     Three Points Contest Participant In All-Star Weekend 2017

PlayerPositionTeam Att.MadeS.P.App.
Kyrie IrvingGCleveland Cavaliers25810239.54th
Eric GordonGHouston Rockets44017038.61st
Kyle LowryGToronto Raptors37916242.72nd
Klay ThompsonGGolden State Warriors37014940.33rd
CJ McCollumGPortland Trail Blazers30012742.32nd
Kemba WalkerGCharlotte Hornets33613540.21st
Nick YoungG/FLos Angeles Lakers30212842.41st
Wesley MatthewsG/FDallas Mavericks33912938.12nd

                                 Klay Thompson will try to defend a title for this contest , The eight-player field also features 2017 All-Stars Kyle Lowry of the Toronto Raptors and Kemba Walker of the Charlotte Hornets, as well as Eric Gordon of the Houston Rockets, Wesley Matthews of the Dallas Mavericks, CJ McCollum of the Portland Trail Blazers and Nick Young of the Los Angeles Lakers.

                                Kyrie Irving won a title in 2013. Gordon and Young join Walker as first-time competitors in the Three-Point Contest.

                                Dunk Contest Participants :

Derrick Jones Phionix Suns
Glenn RobinsonIndiana Pacers
DeAndre JordanLos Angles Clippers
Aaron GordonOrlando Magic

                               Skill Challenge Participants :

Devin BookerPhionix Suns
Anthony DavisNew Orleans Pelicans
DeMarcus CousinsSancramento Kings
John WallWoshington Wizards
Isaiah ThomasBoston Celtics
Joel EmbiidPhiladelphia Sixers
Kristaps PorzingisNew York Knicks
Gordon HaywardUtah Jazz