Posts Tagged: Canes

Portland’s hope that its high-powered backcourt of Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum could match up with Golden State’s Steph Curry and Klay Thompson did not pan out in Game 1 of their Western Conference series.  Lillard and McCollum combined for only 36 points on 11-of-31 shooting (3-of-10 on three-pointers) while Curry had 36 points alone in a 116-94 victory for… Read more »

The Denver Nuggets have been hard to peg so far in their second-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers. In Game 1, Denver shot 50.6 percent from the field and 41.4 percent from the three-point arc in a 121-113 victory. But in Game 2, the Nuggets could not buy a basket as they connected on just 34.7 percent from the… Read more »

The Carolina Hurricanes wrapped up the first round of the NHL playoffs last night with a dramatic 4-3 win over the defending champion Washington Capitals in double overtime. The Canes continued a trend that saw four of the top six teams in Dunkel’s power rankings eliminated. Two of the upset specialists — the Dallas Stars and Columbus Blue Jackets —… Read more »