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Yes, we’re all well aware of how the 4thquarter of Game 1 of the NBA Finals ended. A missed free throw that could have given Cleveland the lead. JR gets the rebound… and, well, decides to dribble away from civilization (and a shot at a win). This historic mental blunder ate at the Cavaliers, and they proceeded to lose in overtime.
Even if JR went for the shot and missed it, it would have been the right basketball play. Maybe the shock that his teammates (and the world) experienced does not occur if he makes that right play, and they are composed going into overtime. Nevertheless, we cannot rewrite history (or rewire JR’s brain).
Recency dominates our lives, and JR Smith will unfortunately dominate the news for the time being due to his mistake. The last 5 seconds of regulation were a historic example of a team losing a game it had in its hands, but it is not the first (nor will it be the last) example of this occurring.
Here are some other examples of victory changing hands in the craziest of ways.
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Today on the Hold My Drink Podcast, we are joined by 808’s and Ankle Breaks co-host: Kermah! Also, we explain why we changed our podcast name, we discussed the NBA finals, the Celtics season in review, Brady vs Belichick, and the Kitties titties segment!
After a long-fought series versus LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavilers, the Boston Celtics came up short in Game 7, losing in the Eastern Conference Finals for the second consecutive season. Do not let that first sentence dictate your view on what was otherwise a remarkable season.
Continue reading “Thoughts on the 2017-2018 Season”
Hi everyone! Khaled and I talk about draft busts from the past years in the NBA, we get into the Tom Brady and Gronk diva situation, and we give our reactions to the first round of the NBA playoffs and give our predictions for the 2nd round, and strip clubs vs Chuck E Cheese! Enjoy!
On this episode of 808s and Ankle Breaks, Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson discuss Metro Boomin’s beef with Russ (2:40), J.Cole’s new album and music videos (12:30), Kanye West’s Twitter madness (23:40) and the NBA playoffs (36:00).
Square-up plays of the week:
Lebron James game saving block followed by the game winner
Jaylen Brown step-back three
On this episode of 808s and Ankle Breaks Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson discuss J.Cole and Drake’s upcoming albums, Kendrick Lamar’s pulitzer prize award and the first round of the NBA playoffs. Continue reading “808’s and Ankle Breaks Episode 6”