Bucks vs. Lakers takeaways: Giannis Antetokounmpo dominates, Khris Middleton returns in big win for Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — The Los Angeles Lakers and Milwaukee Bucks are the past two NBA champions, and were among the title favorites again heading into this season. Neither has looked like it through the first month, however,...

Three takeaways from Michigan’s 67-65 loss to Seton Hall

Michigan lost their first game of the season Tuesday night against the first KenPom top-50 team they have faced in 2021-22. Seton Hall was KenPom’s #35 team entering the game in large part on the strength...

76ers vs. Knicks takeaways: Julius Randle finds his range, Nerlens Noel injures knee in win over Philadelphia

The New York Knicks pulled out their second straight win over the Philadelphia 76ers this season with a 103-96 victory on Monday night. The Sixers, who were without Joel Embiid, Tobias Harris, Matisse Thybulle (and, of...

Five takeaways from Auburn basketball’s 68-54 win over Southern Indiana

I’m already in love with this team. Auburn didn’t shoot the basketball well, they were sloppy throughout the entire game, and were down 9-0 early in the contest. I still love them. The Tigers defeated Southern...

Nets vs. Hawks takeaways: Kevin Durant, hot 3-point shooting help Brooklyn run away from Atlanta

The Brooklyn Nets ran away from the Atlanta Hawks in the second half on Monday night, securing a 117-108 win. After a somewhat slow start to the season, the Nets have now won three straight, and...

Knicks takeaways from Monday’s 113-104 loss to Raptors, including no answer for OG Anunoby and Gary Trent Jr.

OG Anunoby Knicks cropped The Knicks got off to a hot start Monday at MSG but cooled off midway through and never recovered, suffering a 113-104 loss against the Toronto Raptors and snapping a three-game winning...

76ers vs. Hawks takeaways: Dominant defense from Matisse Thybulle helps propel Philadelphia to victory

PHILADELPHIA — Four months ago, the Atlanta Hawks upset the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals in Philadelphia to advance to the conference finals and eliminate the Sixers in the process. On Saturday...

Knicks takeaways from Saturday’s 123-117 win over Pelicans, including RJ Barrett’s career night

RJ Barrett drives against Pelicans After holding on to defeat the then-undefeated Chicago Bulls on Thursday, the Knicks beat the New Orleans Pelicans, 123-117, on Saturday. Here are the takeaways…. – The Knicks started the night...

Nets takeaways from Wednesday’s 106-93 loss against Heat, including second-half meltdown

Bam Adebayo backs down Joe Harris – After taking it to the Washington Wizards on Monday, the Nets got worked by the Miami Heat, 106-93, on Wednesday. Here are the takeaways…. – Joe Harris started the...

Knicks takeaways from Tuesday’s 112-99 win over 76ers, including Kemba Walker’s monster second quarter

Kemba Walker Knicks 76ers tongue After a tough loss to the Orlando Magic on Sunday, the Knicks bounced back to defeat the Philadelphia 76ers, 112-99, on Tuesday. Here are the takeaways…. The Knicks started on a...