Win Or Lose, one of the teams facing off in the Game 7 matchup between the Clippers and the Jazz face a tougher road ahead because of the possibility of the Game Seven Hangover.
BetOnline.ag currently has The Clippers favored to win Game 7.
The theory of the Game Seven Hangover is that the emotions and energy expended in a Game 7 tend to create a massive drop off in the next game, typically leading to a Game 1 loss in the next round.
if the Clippers should win on Sunday, they would face Game versus a well-rested Warriors team on Tuesday.
Knicks, OKC Come to Agreement on Deal for Melo
The New York Knicks have agreed to trade 10-time All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder, league sources told ESPN on Saturday.
The Thunder will send center Enes Kanter, forward Doug McDermott and a 2018 second-round pick (via the Chicago Bulls) to New York, league sources said. Anthony, 33, will waive his no-trade clause and his $8.1 million trade kicker to accommodate the deal, league sources told ESPN.
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN
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Enes Kanter After Being Traded:’Beat the Warriors For Me’
Shortly after learning he was being traded from Oklahoma City to the New York Knicks, center Enes Kanter posted a video thanking the Thunder organization, its fans and the city, and imploring the team to beat the Golden State Warriors.
“Please beat the Warriors for me,” Kanter said in a heartfelt goodbye video posted to his Instagram account Saturday afternoon. “Please, I’m gonna be watching that game, so please beat the Warriors for me.” Kanter is set to be traded to New York as part of a deal that will send 10-time All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony to the Thunder, sources told ESPN.
Source: SN Staff on ESPN