• Daddy’s Hangout 2021 NBA Finals Prediction
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    Daddy’s Hangout 2021 NBA Finals Prediction

    We are finally down to two teams remaining in the NBA playoffs. We have the Milwaukee Bucks representing the East and the Phoenix Suns coming out West. If you followed my Eastern and Western Conference predictions, you know I got this totally wrong. My prediction had the Atlanta Hawks and Los Angeles Clippers advancing to the NBA Finals in six games. The Phoenix Suns closed out the Clippers in 6 games in a hard fought series. On the other side, the Bucks finished the Hawks in 6 games also in another hard fought series. Can the Phoenix Suns and Chris Paul finally win their first championship? Can the Bucks win…

  • Daddy’s Hangout 2021 Eastern Conference Finals
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    Daddy’s Hangout 2021 Eastern Conference Finals

    The Western Conference Finals have begun already, so now it’s time to shift the focus to the East. The Milwaukee Bucks will host the Atlanta Hawks for the right to go to the NBA Finals. Milwaukee hasn’t won an NBA championship since 1971 when Lew Alcindor was their top player. For the Hawks, you would have to go all the way back to 1958 when they were in St. Louis. Milwaukee and Atlanta were two of my top-5 favorites in the East after the trade deadline. Giannis have been amazing in this postseason and he stepped up more against Brooklyn. The Bucks won their series in seven games and the…

  • Daddy’s Hangout 2021 Western Conference Finals Prediction
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    Daddy’s Hangout 2021 Western Conference Finals Prediction

    How exciting has the NBA playoffs been? We have now arrived at the Western Conference Finals. The Phoenix Suns will take on the Los Angeles Clippers for a spot in the NBA Finals. The Suns are still searching for their first NBA title. The Los Angeles Clippers have finally reached the conference finals in their 51 year history. The Clippers were one of my favorites to come out of the west this season. Unfortunately, the Phoenix Suns were not on that list despite being a top team all season. The success of the Suns will hinge on the availability of Chris Paul. As we all know, Chris Paul will at…

  • Daddy’s Hangout 2021 Final Four Predictions
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    Daddy’s Hangout 2021 Final Four Predictions

    We are now down to the Final Four of March Madness. Before going on, the legendary Roy Williams announced his retirement from coaching college basketball. Williams is one of the all-time great coaches in the game of college basketball. Between Kansas and North Carolina, he coached for 33 years after being an assistant for the Tar Heels. Now onto the Final Four as we will see the Baylor Bears battle the Houston Cougars. In the other game, we will see Gonzaga take on the surprising UCLA Bruins to see who advances to the title game. In my Elite 8 predictions, the only game me and others failed to get right…

  • Top 5 Western Conference Teams After Trade Deadline
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    Top 5 Western Conference Teams After Trade Deadline

    Now that we have the Eastern Conference out of the way, let’s head out west. The Western Conference saw their fair share of happenings before the trade deadline. The Lakers acquired another big man, but it was not via the trade. Andre Drummond finally was bought out by the Cavs and signed with the Lakers. The Denver Nuggets made a huge splash by landing Aaron Gordon from the Orlando Magic. Denver also added JaVale McGee also and that will help defensively. The Clippers added championship experience in the form of Rajon Rondo from the Atlanta Hawks. Portland added more depth at guard and scoring by acquiring Norman Powell from Toronto.…

  • Top 5 Eastern Conference Teams After Trade Deadline
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    Top 5 Eastern Conference Teams After Trade Deadline

    The NBA trade deadline has come and gone and we had some interesting moves take place. We are going to focus on the Eastern Conference with this one. Brooklyn went all in by acquiring Blake Griffin after he was bought out. Later on, they added LaMarcus Aldridge after he was bought out by the Spurs. The Orlando Magic went into full rebuild mode by trading their best players. Aaron Gordon was shipped to Denver and Nikola Vucevic was dealt to Chicago. Evan Fournier was also traded as he went to the Boston Celtics. There were other teams that made moves like the Atlanta Hawks and Miami Heat. After all these…