We never thought that the US men’s basketball team could ever lose, especially since they have an incredible streak of winning. But unfortunately they did and it couldn’t have come at a worse time.
The point of the NBA summer league is to see how those who were recently drafted perform and whether they will adapt to the NBA. Unfortunately many could not come to that conclusion with many of the top drafted players either being tested or injured.
The off-season for the NBA has been extremely busy and a rather shocking one. There have had been trades and free agent players that have made moves which have changed the entire NBA.
Since the finals of the NBA season there have been crazy rumours spreading. Particularly surrounding players who were free agents. Big moves were threatened to be made and that’s exactly what happened.
On Thursday night NBA history was made as the Toronto Raptors became the first team outside of the US to win the title. This was the first time the Raptors ever made a final in their 24th season and what a remarkable final it was.
On Monday night the biggest match of both the Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors season took place. This was a do or die clash that had it all from Kevin Durant returning, to the splash brothers letting loose and the Raptors choking.
The Toronto Raptors achieved nearly the impossible in game four of the NBA Finals and that was by beating the Golden State Warriors twice at home.
On Wednesday night the Golden State Warriors suffered a few major blows at Oracle Arena in game three. Steve Kerr made a big decision to be precautionary with Klay Thompson by not playing him and this proved costly.
The Golden State Warriors and defending champions stuttered in Game One of the NBA Championship Final. Leading up to game two they were low on confidence.
The Toronto Raptors and Milwaukee Bucks Eastern Conference Final came to an incredible end on Saturday night.