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On May 23, 2018, Beijing time, the NBA playoffs continued to be fierce. In addition to the exciting games, the league still has a lot of things to note. Here are some news from the NBA today.
Yao Ming sent a picture to congratulate the Rockets
In the Western Conference Finals G4 today, the Rockets defeated the Warriors by 95-92 away and rewritten the series' score to a level of 2-2. After the game, former Rockets player Yao Ming inked plans on IG to congratulate the Rockets on winning. In 2002, the Rockets won the championship with Yao Ming, who played in the Rockets for 9 seasons and played 486 regular season games. He averaged 19 points, 9.2 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game. He played 28 games in the playoffs. All were able to score 19.8 points, 9.3 rebounds and 1 assist.
Barkley criticizes the Warriors' final offense
In the Western Conference Finals G4 today, the Warriors defeated the Rockets at home. After the game, NBA guest Barkley commented on TNT's program, saying that the Warriors had a poor offensive game. "I think the Warriors had made the worst shot selection in the final minutes of the game." Barkley's colleague Kenny Smith agrees with him, and believes that the Warriors' offense was also split by the Rockets into a series of one-on-one. The transfer ball was limited by the Rockets' defense, resulting in no teammates being able to participate in the overall offense.
Kobe shows become the most poisonous milk
According to U.S. media, the show "Detail" produced by Kobe Bryant and ESPN has become a poison for many playoff teams and players. It is reported that after watching the Kobe show, the Green Army rookie Tatum suffered a sharp fall to -25. Not only was Tatum not able to escape the curse, but James, DeRozan, Holodey, and Mitchell, etc., all declined significantly after Bryant's broadcast. Before today’s game, the media had played Kobe’s latest issue of the Warriors. As a result, the Warriors lost to the Rockets at home and missed the chance to get match points.
Rockets end the Warriors playoffs home game winning streak
In the Western Conference Finals G4 today, the Rockets beat the Warriors 95-92 away. Prior to this game, the Warriors had won 16 consecutive playoff games at Oracle Center. The 16-game winning streak was also the longest home-court winning streak in the history of the league. In addition, this is the Rockets' nearly four seasons, the first time in the playoffs at home on the Warriors to win, they have consecutively lost seven straight games in the Oracle Stadium. At present, the two sides scored a big score of 2-2, and the battle of the King of Heaven will be held at the Rocket Center Toyota Center.
Sun invites Mike Woodson
According to U.S. media, the Suns has sent an invitation to Mike Woodson, the assistant coach of the Clippers, to join Igor Kokoshkov as the chief teaching assistant. Earlier, the Suns hired Jazz assistant Igor Kokoshkov as the new coach. The latter started to form his own coaching team after he took office and made it clear during the interview that he would follow the example of the Spurs' construction assistant team. Mike Woodson has been the assistant coach of the Clippers this season, but said after the end of the regular season that he will not return to the Clippers' assistant team.
The Lakers will try their younger brother
According to U.S. media, the Lakers will try out the brother brother Costas Adetokunpo tomorrow. Costas from the University of Dayton, averaging 15.1 minutes per game this season, can get 5.2 points and 2.9 rebounds, 0.4 assists and 1.1 blocks, his height of 2.08 meters, weight 81 kg, the data is not outstanding.
Beverly Hair Praises Harden Buckle
In today's Rockets away game against the Warriors, Harden broke through to Drakemond Green, who blocked the Warriors in the backcourt in the second quarter. Harden's former teammate Beverly made a push to praise his goal, "Strong!!!" Beverley wrote on Twitter. In this game, Harden scored 30 points, 4 rebounds, and 4 assists in 11 of 26 shots. The Rockets beat the Warriors in the final 3 points and rewritten the series with a score of 2-2. The next battle of the King of Heaven will be held this Friday in Houston.
Stevens is intimidating for Tatum
Earlier today, the league’s official announced the rookie lineup of the season. Simmons, Mitchell, Tatum, Kuzma and Markkanen were selected for the Best Rookie lineup. Among them, Simmons and Mitchell received 100 first ballots and Tatum received 99 first ballots. The head coach of the Green Army, Stevens, murmured for Tatum at the interview. “Someone made a mistake,” said Marshal during an interview with ESPN. In the regular season this season, Tatum averaged 13.9 points, 5 rebounds, and 1.6 assists per game, and a 43.4% three-point percentage. Tatum’s figures in the playoffs also rose, averaging 18 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game.
McCollum Bombard Knight Defense
Earlier today, Trail Blazers core CJ McCollum bombarded the Cavaliers in an interview, claiming that Cavaliers' defense was one of his worst defenses. "To be honest, the Cavaliers are the worst defenders I have ever played against. One of the teams, I think the main thing is the space problem, they have many different types of players, they are not at a rhythm, and there is no continuity on the defensive end. So, I think this is also the main reason for their instability on the defensive end. However, as long as they can devote concentration, their defense will obviously increase. "Currently, the Cavaliers have a 2-2 draw with the Greens in the Eastern Conference finals. After returning home, the Cavaliers' defense has improved significantly.
Mu Dashu wins SEG Strong Award
According to U.S. media news, NBA legend Dikembe Mutombo has won the SEG Strength Award this season. The award was named after famous journalist Craig Seg, who died after fighting with leukemia for a long time. The deeds also inspired many people. The award is designed to encourage people who are brave enough to face the hardships of life. The last one to win this award was Monty Williams, who continued to work hard after losing his family.
Lakers boss congratulates Kuzma
Earlier today, the league announced the best rookie lineup of the season, and Lakers' rookie Kyle Kuzma was selected as the best rookie. Subsequently, the Lakers owner Jennie Bass congratulated Kuzma on his selection of the best rookie lineup. "The best rookie, congratulations! Look forward to your next season's performance!" Jenny Bath wrote on social media. In the regular season this season, Kuzma averaged 16.1 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game. The other four players selected for the best rookie were Simmons, Mitchell, Tatum, and Markanen.