Archive for April 21st, 2011

Phillies at Padres Preview

April 21st, 2011 by Mike H. | Comments Off on Phillies at Padres Preview | Filed in Baseball, Phillies

The Phillies left today for the west coast and a seven-game road trip against the Padres and Diamondbacks.  They leave after a rain shortened home stand in which they went 2-3 against the Marlins and Brewers. The offense struggled and the pitching wasn’t what it usually is.  The first half of the road trip is a four-game series against the Padres. (more…)

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NBA Playoff Uptown/North Philly Aluminum Bat Locks for 4-21-11

April 21st, 2011 by Brandon Pemberton | 2 Comments | Filed in General

NBA Playoffs

By Brandon Pemberton

People might not like to hear this, but if you want to make a few extra pesos tonight take the Heat(-4 1/2) to beat the Sixers tonight in game 3 in Philly. This number might creep up to -5 before the game so get on it asap.

After losing the first two games in Dallas and getting screwed in the number of fouls called on them, I expect the TrailBlazers(-5 1/2) to come back home in game 3 and win big.

In game of the Bulls-Pacers series which i going to be played tonight in Indiana, the number for the over/under is set at 189. Take the under in this game as the Bulls defensive style will keep this a low scoring game. If a gun was held to my head and I had to make a pick for this game, I would take the Bulls to win straight up no spread. But hey that’s not an official pick. The under is.

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Sixers face the Heat tonight in Philly for game 3. Can they win at least a game??

April 21st, 2011 by Brandon Pemberton | Comments Off on Sixers face the Heat tonight in Philly for game 3. Can they win at least a game?? | Filed in General

In 2 games Andre Iguodala is averaging a measley 4.5 ppg on 26% from the field to go along with 7.5 rpg 8.0 apg and 4.5 turnovers

By Brandon Pemberton

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They Sixers had a chance a in game 1 but couldn’t pull of the comeback in the fourth quarter, don’t forget they were up by 18 at one point in the 2nd quarter. In game 2 they never hand a chance, they were simply outclassed the whole 48 minutes of play. Before the playoffs started, I predicted the Heat would win the series in five games, but now I’m thinking the Sixers get might get swept if they don’t win tonight.

I know the Lebron hate will be in the building, the Philly fans will come out to support and be make a the environment unfriendly for the Heat. But will that be enough for th Sixers to pull out a win? I would feel much better if Elton Brand(10 ppg and 7 rpg) and Spencer Hawes(3 ppg and 0.5 rpg) weren’t making Chris Bosh(23 ppg and 11.5 rpg) look like Karl Malone in his prime. Charles Barkley has a saying that if your are 6’9 and play power forward and can’t grab ten rebounds is a small forward, well for Spencer Hawes to average less then a rebound a game means he shouldn’t have a job.

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