If the Wall-Schroder matchup was the main event of the series between the No. 4 Wizards and No. 5 Hawks, the battle between Millsap and Morris was more than a worthy undercard bout.
What is especially impressive about Tuesday’s dunk, though, is that Basketball Cheap Jerseys the left-handed Ginobili threw it down with his right hand.
Despite the slam, the Spurs entered halftime down 60-58. (UPDATE: They won 110-107 in overtime, thanks, to Ginobili’s improbable block of James Harden.)
The Thunder point guard became the first player since Oscar Robertson Basketball Jerseys For Sale in 1961-62 to average a triple-double in the regular season, going for 31.6 points, 10.4 assists and 10.7 rebounds per game while breaking The Big O’s record for triple-doubles in a season.
Wall, a four-time All-Star, owned Schroder while leading the fourth-seeded Wizards to a 4-2 series win against No. 5 Atlanta. Wall bested the native German in the head-to-head matchup, averaging 29.5 points, more than six above his regular season output, and 10.3 assists per game while Schroder went for 24.7 ppg and 7.7 apg, and boasted about it all series long.
X-factor: He only played 20 minutes in the blowout, but seeing Kevin Durant back on the floor had to make Warriors fans smile. Durant looked fantastic in his return after missing Games 2 and 3 with a calf injury. He was flying down the floor to block shots and gliding toward the basket to finish with power above the rim.
While we’re here, let’s give a quick shoutout to Damian Lillard. Portland’s star point guard netted 34 points on 12-of-24 shooting in the loss, and he refused to quit against insurmountable odds. He even scored the Trail Blazers’ first 12 points of the second quarter after watching his team get pulverized. He remained a true competitor until the very end.