NBA legend and now TNT analyst Shaquille O’neal gave a forecast for how many points Los Angeles clippers forward Paul George will score in the fifth game of the first round of the playoffs with the Dallas Mavericks.
Recall that George was criticized for poor performance at the start of the playoffs. George. In the last three games, he converted 21% from the game and 16% from beyond the arc.
“I guarantee that in the fifth game he will score 27 points. I guarantee it! ” said Shaq in the NBA on TNT edition.
O’neal, selected by the Orlando magic in the 1992 NBA draft at number one, played for the team until 1996. After that, he became a player for the Los Angeles Lakers, where he won three titles. After moving to the Miami Heat, Shakil won another championship in 2006. During his career, O’neal completed 52.7% of free throws.
Ekpe Yudo: Zeljko Obradovich couldn’t coach in the NBA the same way
Ex-Fenerbahce center, MVP of the Euroleague Final four 2016/2017 season Ekpe Yudo questioned the ability of coach Zeljko Obradovic to successfully work in the NBA.
“Put aside plans and tactics if you think Zeljko Obradovic could train players in the same way in the NBA. You are mad if you believe that! If you don’t believe me, look at the coaches in the NBA and see the difference. You all probably thought I was denigrating coach Obradovich. I have said many times that he is one of the best in history, “Yudo wrote on his Twitter page.
9-time Euroleague champion Zeljko Obradovic left Fenerbahce this summer after seven years at the club. Obradovich is highly emotional and often shouts at his wards.
Carmelo Anthony told what it means to play against LeBron in the playoffs
Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James have been competitors, friends and teammates for almost two decades. However, the series of the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Portland trail Blazers was only the second time that the two stars faced each other in head-to-head games. Carmelo was asked what this confrontation with LeBron means to Him.
“It’s fun. I played against him from the age of 16-17 and I really enjoy these moments. When I’m on the court, I don’t look at him as LeBron. For me, he is a person who can take over the game, dominate it. James has been doing this for a very long time.
After the game, we will still be friends, brothers. We will discuss all the moments when we get together. But when we are on the court, it is a confrontation. I’m trying to beat him, and he’s trying to beat me. We both know that,” ESPN quoted Anthony as saying.