Saturday, March 26, 2011

The Bulls are next

NBANow comes the hard part for the Bucks.

With two victories over the reeling New York Knicks and their gaffe against Sacramento behind them, the Bucks will close out the week against the Chicago Bulls, who have emerged as one of the elite teams in the league, Saturday night at the Bradley Center.

The Bucks are 0-3 against Chicago this season.

There is a limited supply of tickets available for tonight’s game.

With their 102-96 victory over the Knicks Friday at Madison Square Garden, the Bucks picked up a game in the playoff race on Indiana which lost at home to Sacramento. The Bucks lost to the Kings Wednesday in the Bradley Center.

“We don’t worry about (the Pacers) but we want to keep trying to win,” said center Andrew Bogut. “We have a tough schedule. (Tonight) is going to be a real battle and hopefully we can steal one against one of the best teams in the NBA. We did ourselves no favors (in losing to Sacramento) so we have our work cut out for us.”

Said point guard Brandon Jennings, “We have to take care of business. Now we play against Chicago, a team that’s No. 1. They’ve got the MVP of the NBA on their team (in Derrick Rose) and we have to go and take care of business. We’re trying to make that push for the playoffs.”

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NHL, NBA Playoff and Michael Buble tickets on sale this weekend

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NHL Playoff tickets and NBA Playoff tickets for certain teams, as well as tickets to several upcoming concert dates from Michael Buble are on sale throughout the weekend ending March 28 as compiled by TicketNews.

Starting off this weekend's onsales are tickets to the upcoming NHL and NBA playoff season. Tickets go on sale this morning for the upcoming first and possible second round Chicago Bulls playoff games. Currently in possession of first place in the NBA's Eastern Conference, the Bulls would clinch home court advantage should they maintain their position until the end of the regular season.

Also among today's onsales are tickets to the NHL's Dallas Stars first round home games, while Saturday morning offers tickets to first round Detroit Red Wings playoff games. While the Red Wings appear to be in a solid position to clinch a playoff spot, the Stars are currently one point shy of qualifying for a playoff spot.

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NBA: Warriors rout of Raptors 138-100

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Oakland, CA - Monta Ellis scored 27 points and led seven Golden State players in double figures in a 138-100 rout of the Toronto Raptors.

The Warriors set an NBA season-high with 84 points in the first half. Dorell Wright tallied 26 points, Stephen Curry 23 and David Lee 21, including the first made three-pointer of his career.

Everything seemed to be falling for the Warriors. They scored 45 in the opening quarter, ended the game shooting 61.4 percent and snapped a six-game slide.

"I wanted to send a message to our team that we are building," Warriors head coach Keith Smart said. "This is a process. The way we have always done it at this time of year, to sit back and not play, you've got your better players on your team who want to play and will play, and that's a good thing."

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L.A. Lakers: Are Gasol, Bynum, and Odom the NBA's Top Postseason Advantage?


Kobe Bryant may lead the Los Angeles Lakers to the 2010-11 NBA Finals, but if the team hopes to capture their 3rd consecutive title it will be because of the play of Pau Gasol, Andrew Bynum, and Lamar Odom.

Gasol, Odom, and Bynum give the Lakers one of the biggest, most talented, and productive front lines in the NBA, and it may be an advantage that no other team can match in the postseason.

The only other trio that even comes close to matching the production of Gasol, Bynum, and Odom is the Chicago Bulls' Joakim Noah, Carlos Boozer, and Taj Gibson.

The Lakers' players average 44.8 points per game and 27 rebounds, while the Bulls' trio averages 37 points and 25.3 rebounds.

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Games from this week

Sorry for the lack of updates this week.
Apparently the server is still running (as long as you'll see the logo on http://www.bballvideos.com ) and I still haven't received the invoice for the renewal so that's weird. Anyways. I won't complain, neither will you I guess.
So for the moment here are some of the latest games from the past week.
All games are in 360p and on FileServer

Los Angeles Lakers Forward Ron Artest CelebratesSixers-Heat
590MB

Clippers-Lakers
610MB

Bobcats-Celtics
620MB

Nets-Magic
587MB

Hornets-Jazz
725MB

Hawks-Sixers
543MB

Jazz-Thunder
620MB

Spurs-Nuggets
590MB

Magic-Knicks
578MB

Boston Celtics' Kevin Garnett (5) DunksHeat-Pistons
611MB


Grizzlies-Celtics
611MB

Suns-Lakers
710MB

Heat-Nuggets
2GB, 540p (2 links)

Heat-Hawks
2.1GB, 540p (2 links)

Celtics-Knicks
540MB

props to sh4rky5 for ripping/uploading most of these games!

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Matthews powers Portland past Philadelphia


PORTLAND, Ore. – Wesley Matthews had 17 of his 28 points in the first quarter, helping the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 110-101 Saturday night.

Gerald Wallace added 25 points and a season-high eight assists for the Blazers (40-29), who won for the seventh time in nine games to move within a half-game of Denver for the fifth playoff spot in the Western Conference. LaMarcus Aldridge had 18 points and Nicolas Batum finished with 16.

Lou Williams had 24 points, part of a 59-point night for Philadelphia's reserves. Thaddeus Young had 19 points and Jodie Meeks added 17.

The Sixers (36-34) played without Andre Igoudala, who has been bothered by knee tendinitis. Leading scorer Elton Brand was held to 10 points.

The Blazers led the whole way. Philadelphia was as close as 92-89 with 9:11 remaining after Brand hit three straight shots, but Portland responded with a 9-0 run.

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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Bynum may be NBA's biggest big man


Others are taller and some weigh more, but is there a bigger big man than Andrew Bynum in the NBA? Bynum, officially listed at 7-foot and 285 pounds, certainly measured up against the Orlando Magic's Dwight Howard, who's 6-11, 275.

"He's a big guy, man," Orlando point guard Jameer Nelson said of Bynum after the Lakers rallied to defeat the Magic 97-84 on Monday night at Staples Center for their 10th victory in 11 games since the All-Star break.

"He's a handful," Nelson continued. "It's like he's out there and you think you've got the ball, and he has it in his hands. You're jumping for the ball, but he's just standing there tipping it to himself to get those extra shots."

Bynum scored 10 points and matched his career high with 18 rebounds Monday, his fourth consecutive game with 10 or more points and his sixth straight with 12 or more rebounds. He's had a big impact on the Lakers' winning ways since the All-Star break.

After rounding into form slowly following offseason right knee surgery that sidelined him for the first 24 games of 2010-11, Bynum has become a force in the paint for the Lakers. His season averages have risen to 11.6 points and 8.8 rebounds.

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Tuesday's Games [FS]

Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki, Right, Defends

4 games last night in the NBA


Wizards-Bulls
600MB, 360p

Mavs-Blazers
518MB, 360p

Knicks-Pacers
600MB, 360p

Bucks-Hawks
511MB, 360p

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Impressive Lakers roll past Orlando in 2nd half


LOS ANGELES – By the time Kobe Bryant talked himself into a little confidence in his swollen ankle in the second half, Andrew Bynum and the Los Angeles Lakers' reserves had already taken care of Dwight Howard and the Orlando Magic.

Pau Gasol scored 23 points, Bryant added 16 while playing on a sprained left ankle, and the Lakers roared away in the second half for their 10th win in 11 games, 97-84 Monday night.

Bynum had 10 points, a career high-tying 18 rebounds and four blocks while hounding Howard into nine turnovers — four more than the entire Lakers squad — in another eye-catching low-post game for the Lakers' young center.

It all added up to a rather easy night of work for Bryant, who decided to play despite seriously rolling his ankle during the third quarter of Saturday's win at Dallas.

"It was more mental," said Bryant, who went 7 for 19 and missed eight shots in the first half. "It affected my bounce a little bit just because of the trust factor, just trusting it in the first half. Then at halftime, I just gave it a little pep talk."

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Monday's Games on Fileserver

  Guard Tony Parker #9 Of The San Antonio Spurs Drives
The world of file servers change rapidly. Megaupload used to be the leading company few years ago with a unique a 1GB file download feature, then competition from Rapidshare and Hotfile became more intense. Nowadays it's harder to find MU, RS & HF links because these sites are more controlled and files are deleted faster and also other sites like Fileserve, Filesonic, Bitshare, etc offer more features for premium users.
All that to say that I will not put Megaupload links anymore like I used to do. I think I will only put Fileserve links as these are the most common links these days, you can find FS links in every movie, video game or music forums. I will get my premium account soon by the way. I got a Hotfile account last december but the number of (valid) links I could find on forums dropped tremendously. Now it's pretty hard to find HF working links. On the contrary FS files are everywhere and aren't deleted right away. Get your Fileserve account too today! It's like $10/month or less for high speed unlimited downloads.
Ok now done with the advertising.
For those wondering I stopped uploading and updating the site last Fall because I got a job so much less free time for the site and also because I moved out and got a shitty connection ever since so I would have to leave my computer open all day and all night to upload 1 game a day.
As you could see if you visited BBallvideos before the Google Ads have been removed (by Google) so I'm not making money at all with the site and March is the month when I have to renew or not my domain name and hosting account (thanks again to those who donated last year by the way!) and this year for the first time in like 8 years I'm considering not renewing it.
In the meantime I will post FS links of recent games because I have more free time now ^^ We'll see about that later. Enjoy the games!


Spurs-Heat
1st Half 2nd Half
534MB, 360p

Magic-Lakers
1st Half 2nd Half
539MB, 360p

Celtics-Nets
1st Half 2nd Half
488MB, 360p

Nuggets-Hornets
1st Half 2nd Half
1GB, 540p


Clippers-Grizzlies
538MB, 360p

Suns-Rockets
533MB, 360p

Thunder-Wizards
592MB, 360p

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Bryant struggles and still leads Lakers over Mavs

DALLAS – Kobe Bryant overcame a sore ankle to score 16 points, helping the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Dallas Mavericks 96-91 on Saturday night.

Bryant shot just 6 of 20, but scored six points and assisted on the other basket in a 9-0 run by the Lakers late in the second quarter. That snapped a tie and put them ahead to stay.

After Bryant came down awkwardly on his left ankle late in the third quarter and left the game for a bit, the Lakers immediately scored eight consecutive points to stretch the lead to 10.

The Mavericks (47-19) are only a half-game ahead of Los Angeles (47-20) for second place in the Western Conference.