Cleveland Cavaliers

Pump Fake To The Altar, Episode 2: Are the Celtics the real deal?

The second installment of the “Pump Fake To The Altar” podcast is here and we’ve got another good one for you. Our guys Felix John-Baptiste and DJ Allen discuss if the Boston Celtics are the real deal. They’re currently running roughshod over the NBA on their 16-game win streak. Although their ceiling for the season

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Basketball Journeys Q&A with overseas hooper Omari Knox

Every basketball lifer has their own unique journey. Basketball Journeys focuses on capturing and unpacking the stories of players, coaches, and lifers who have experienced the impact of their dedication to the game over time. Our writer Felix John-Baptiste talked with former Bloomfield College and St. Peters College guard, and current overseas hooper Omari Knox.

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Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave: (Very) Early Season Takeaways

Welcome to Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave, a subjective Lakers-related column where our resident Laker fans answer a series of questions regarding the Purple & Gold. With the first week of the new NBA season in the rearview mirror and a few games under Los Angeles’ belt, our guys hop in the Lair to discuss early-season takeaways,

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NBA

NBA Week 1 Recap Roundtable: Storylines, Injuries, and Giannis

Man, that was fun! We’re one week through the 2017-18 season, and in that brief timespan, we’ve been reminded why we missed NBA basketball so much. To sift through the multiple storylines we’ve been treated to in the first seven days of the Association, we’ve gathered several of our writers for a roundtable discussion. Our

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Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave: Zotime and Kobe’s jersey retirement

  The Lakers start training camp in roughly two weeks, what is the one thing you look forward to seeing the most as the season draws near? Allen: Two things I’m looking are obviously Lonzo Ball but also the evolution of Brandon Ingram. Ball looked great in Summer League but with all of the pressure

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NBA

Basketball Society’s Top 50 NBA Players for 2017-2018

50. Dwyane Wade, Chicago Bulls 49. Jabari Parker, Milwaukee Bucks  48. Jrue Holiday, New Orleans Pelicans 47. DeAndre Jordan, Los Angeles Clippers 46. Joel Embiid, Philadelphia Sixers 45. Devin Booker, Phoenix Suns 44. Al Horford, Boston Celtics 43. Andrew Wiggins, Minnesota Timberwolves 42. Danilo Gallinari, Los Angeles Clippers 41. Eric Bledsoe, Phoenix Suns 40. Myles

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Devin Booker

Society Top 50: No. 45 – Devin Booker

Name: Devin Booker Position: 45 Team: Phoenix Suns 2016-2017 Regular Season General Stats: 22.1 pts 2.6 ast 2.5 reb 42.3 FG% 34.3 3P% 84 FT% 2016-2017 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 14.6 PER 53.1 TS% 2 WS 0.4 OBPM -2.7 DBPM -0.2 VORP   The Breakdown: Devin Booker had one of the best performances last year posting an obscene 70 points

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Kyrie Irving

Society Roundtable: Dissecting the Kyrie Irving to Boston trade

The NBA offseason has become a yearly reality show and this year has lived up to that reputation. The first act was strong, with free agency including Gordon Hayward’s “should I or shouldn’t I” affair with Utah and Boston and the NBA Draft being as fascinating as any in recent memory. The second act was

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DJ Hogg

DJ Hogg Scouting Report

Name: DJ Hogg School: Texas A&M Year: Junior Height/Weight: 6’9, 215 lbs   Strengths: DJ Hogg is one of the best shooters in the NCAA at 6’8 or taller. His height gives him the ability to shoot over the top of most defenders given that he is a small forward and most SFs in the NCAA are closer to

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DeAndre Jordan

Society Top 50: No. 47 – DeAndre Jordan

Name: DeAndre Jordan Position: 47 Team: Los Angeles Clippers 2016-2017 Regular Season General Stats: 12.7 pts 13.8 reb 1.2 ast 1.7 blk 71.4 FG% 48.2 FT% 2016-2017 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 21.8 PER 67.3 TS% 11.8 WS 1.0 OBPM 3.0 DBPM 3.9 VORP   The Breakdown: This is probably the biggest surprise on our list so far. DeAndre Jordan is

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