Cavaliers At Wizards: The Best Game Of The Season

  • Published: 08 February 2017
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    Coach Nick got back to his roots, breaking down what was by far the greatest game we've had in this regular season. The Wizards, led by Bradley Beal and John Wall, went toe to toe with the Cavaliers and it went to overtime with one of the craziest shots you'll see by LeBron James.
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Comments • 668

  • Christian Apolinario I guess

    Even though that buzzer beater was one of the greatest buzzer beaters by one of the greatest it was soooo lucky

    • Mihir K
      Mihir K  7 months back

      Kyrie tripped 14:00

      • Tran Vinh Thinh
        Tran Vinh Thinh  1 years back

        1:51 John Wall is out of bound

        • Jaypee Fernando
          Jaypee Fernando  1 years back

          wizards should'a won that. Blind Ref lol.

          • Lil Fentanyl
            Lil Fentanyl  1 years back

            14:01 when kyrie yells at the ref then falls down is hilarious in my opinion

            • Kyle Wilhelmsen
              Kyle Wilhelmsen  1 years back

              Good god who would trade Kevin love for Carmelo Anthony... I mean I know the trade obviously didn't happen but god dammit I can not cut LeBron any slack for losing so many finals due to "lack of help" he CHOOSES his own rosters essentially playing GM and he just picks terrible players

              • jsnell126
                jsnell126  1 years back

                Hopefully this year we get to see these teams play in round 2. Wizards are going to find themselves against Toronto.

                • Aaron Martin
                  Aaron Martin  2 years back

                  I was here and lost 7000 on wiz

                  • Joseph Pradhana
                    Joseph Pradhana  2 years back

                    "cavs dodged a bullet" had washington didnt change its name it'll be great

                    • Josh DeMay
                      Josh DeMay  2 years back

                      Kyrie hard screen - “tackle”
                      Gortat hard screen - “nice screen destroys him”

                    • Jack Stirling
                      Jack Stirling  2 years back

                      1:52 Wall’s outta bounds

                      • E the G
                        E the G  2 years back

                        It had 666 comments soooo *Comment*

                        • SGA Master of Snookers
                          SGA Master of Snookers  2 years back

                          Blame Boston

                          • Brandon
                            Brandon  2 years back

                            I was at this game! Super close.

                            • Jom Marine
                              Jom Marine  2 years back

                              I guess gs vs okc last year was still better, but i am a dc fan

                              • Gandydancer
                                Gandydancer  2 years back

                                Regarding LeBron's uncalled travel at 11:00, for once and for all THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A GATHER STEP! Read the damn rule book. Once you pick up the dribble (which occurs immediately the ball is no longer accelerating towards the floor at least as fast as it would by gravity) you have two counts. Period. The word "gather" appears exactly once in the rule book, and it has nothing to do with this question.

                                • Waindim Tufoin
                                  Waindim Tufoin  2 years back

                                  The players basically change what a travel is so he's correct

                              • Sideline Jayy
                                Sideline Jayy  2 years back

                                A lot of those players on the cavs like Jr smith Shump etc have poor basketball iq

                                • Zack Young
                                  Zack Young  2 years back

                                  Tristan was joking around coach lol

                                  • Stéphane Robert Decker

                                    but saying "best chance at beating the cavs in playoffs" you still meant "very low chance in absolute terms" right? ;-) in hindsight anyway

                                    • Allan Salvador Dapat
                                      Allan Salvador Dapat  2 years back

                                      lebron never said that he would trade k love for that old man carmelo.

                                      • VeRnSquad5611
                                        VeRnSquad5611  2 years back

                                        6:46 good no call Oubre flopped

                                        • VeRnSquad5611
                                          VeRnSquad5611  2 years back

                                          "Thompson learned well from the warriors a year ago by setting screens getting contact then backing up" are you insinuating Thompson sets illegal screens lol

                                          • LyfeGoalz Ent.
                                            LyfeGoalz Ent.  2 years back

                                            john wall stepped out of bounds on that pass to Beal for the 3, just look at it

                                            • Milan Milovanovic
                                              Milan Milovanovic  2 years back

                                              1:51 look closely in this case wall crossed the line like with his whole feet, did anyone else noticed? huh nothing specail it's nba

                                              • Janinho897
                                                Janinho897  2 years back

                                                John Wall is an awesome awesome point guard.

                                                • ChaosJato
                                                  ChaosJato  2 years back

                                                  Lebron traveled from D.c back to cleveland on that one play.... But no call for the KING

                                                  • Sükran Kaya
                                                    Sükran Kaya  3 years back

                                                    in the playoffs cavs defense will step up wizards have no chance cavs in 5

                                                    • Dan G
                                                      Dan G  3 years back

                                                      Dude, the production quality of your videos and your knowledge of the game are super impressive. One constructive criticism from a guy who is admittedly too much of a word nerd: You might find another word to substitute for "foolish" from time to time.This is my new favorite channel. Please keep it up.

                                                      • Anthony Rd
                                                        Anthony Rd  3 years back

                                                        Did you say Wizards would be able to beat Cavs 4 outta 7 in a playoffs series because Mahimi????? 😂😂😂

                                                        • Baller Baby
                                                          Baller Baby  3 years back

                                                          This would not have been a great game if Kyrie and Shumpert ever tried once on defense.these guard not playing D this year its so bad all 4 of the guards playing horrible defese

                                                          • OneofAKind 13
                                                            OneofAKind 13  3 years back

                                                            Yall cant hate on that Lebron 3. Hes still that dude. Im not in love with the man but hes still top dog.

                                                            • OneofAKind 13
                                                              OneofAKind 13  3 years back

                                                              The Nba has been more entertaining and competitive than its been in a long time. Yeah the refs still call dumb calls and Cleveland and Golden State are loaded as hell but i see potential in the young talent. Giannis and Parker need a better coach in Milwaukee, but they have a solid roster when Middleton gets back theyll be even better. AD and Demarcus might need a better coach and are missing a few pieces but theyre close to being a serious threat out West. Minnesota will be a problem in the West in a few years(dont compare Lavine to kobe ever again. Yeah I saw a dude on here compare Lavine to Kobe. Smdh). As long as theres talent ill watch. I'll never be a die hard fan again but ill take a peek.

                                                              • OneofAKind 13
                                                                OneofAKind 13  3 years back

                                                                The Wizards are hungry this year. I dont want to write off Toronto because Lowrys out. Boston looks scary too. The Cavs might have to show up in the playoffs. Repeat championships arent always a cake walk. These Wizards are far better than the Gilbert Arenas/Butler/Jamison Wizards thats for sure.

                                                                • Alex Paulson
                                                                  Alex Paulson  3 years back

                                                                  The cavs dodge a.... wait for it.... Washington Bullet! 😀

                                                                  • Aris Bougadis
                                                                    Aris Bougadis  3 years back

                                                                    Cavs would sweep them. Cleveland in the playoffs is a whole other team especially with the big three. LeBron will play way smarter by not fouling out and playing smarter defense. Kyrie really needs to improve on his help and pick and roll defense. When we sign Bogut Washington won't really have a chance just like the Celtics.

                                                                    • fill Pill
                                                                      fill Pill  3 years back

                                                                      First things first how the heck are you going to tell me that cavs will lose in a playoff series against wizards when they didn't even have their starting shooting guard in game, and the two huge signing of William and bogut

                                                                      • Kreze202
                                                                        Kreze202  3 years back

                                                                        I don't understand when LeBron makes a tough fadeaway 3 in the clutch it's a lucky shot, but if Kobe or Curry or KD does it, it's because of their skills.

                                                                        • Terrance Rucker
                                                                          Terrance Rucker  3 years back

                                                                          Kreze202 ikr its not lucky he does stuff like that all the time in practice

                                                                      • Andrew Simpson
                                                                        Andrew Simpson  3 years back

                                                                        We NEED a John Wall vs Kyrie Irving Breakdown!

                                                                        • kambion
                                                                          kambion  3 years back

                                                                          What I learned from this: Kyrie Irving is the worst defender

                                                                          • bmdizel
                                                                            bmdizel  3 years back

                                                                            The Cavs will have a chance if they watched your videos

                                                                            • crip account cuz
                                                                              crip account cuz  3 years back

                                                                              Definitely the best game of the season, glad I actually felt like watching a basketball game this season, lucky I caught this one!

                                                                              • mathnerdsubs
                                                                                mathnerdsubs  3 years back

                                                                                I feel like he only talks bad stuff that teams do in his videos. He rarely highlights good plays, but always say stuff like: "he miss played there" "he left him wide open".

                                                                                • Dlovee
                                                                                  Dlovee  3 years back

                                                                                  You can see here why Coach loves Warriors and why he doesn't give much credit to LeBron. IDK why but I can really see it in this video.

                                                                                  • Mark Scarlet
                                                                                    Mark Scarlet  3 years back

                                                                                    That fake pick up dribble Kyrie does is scary

                                                                                    • John Machinjiri
                                                                                      John Machinjiri  3 years back

                                                                                      You know when you find a new channel, and now you gotta binge watch 😬

                                                                                      • akeem Brown
                                                                                        akeem Brown  3 years back

                                                                                        bruh kyrie irvings defense is so awful he literally makes a mistake every play I think cavs need him to be better at that end

                                                                                        • Asmosis Jones
                                                                                          Asmosis Jones  3 years back

                                                                                          kyrie cant play shitty d and shoot 33%...8/24 is trash

                                                                                      • John
                                                                                        John  3 years back

                                                                                        JOHN WALL IS THE BEST GUARD IN THE EAST CONFERENCE

                                                                                        • Puck
                                                                                          Puck  3 years back

                                                                                          This generation is ridiculous, saying anything that's not praising = hating. Lebron's shot was lucky, but it was also clutch, these are not mutually exclusive things.