Indiana Pacers vs the Cleveland Cavaliers

What gives the Indiana Pacers the best shot to upset the Cleveland Cavaliers?

Cleveland’s struggles have been on front street this season however they’ve still managed to prevail and hold down the fourth seed. Despite their defensive deficiencies, they’re still the favorite to win this series and the favorite to make it to the NBA Finals in some eyes. That’s not too crazy of a statement considering they

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JaVale McGee

The Defensive Short: JaVale McGee standing tall

The Golden State Warriors let their defense do the talking in Game 1 of their matchup against the San Antonio Spurs. The star of the show was JaVale McGee who came out active and long on defense. He had his hands tied going up against LaMarcus Aldridge, who’s one of the best low post offensive

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NBA LeBron James and James Harden

Does the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award really focus on the most valuable player?

Is the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award really about being the most valuable? When you read the phrase “most valuable” you think of the player that’s most important to their team. If we’re calling the most heralded award in the league the Most Valuable Player award then I believe it should truly be awarded to

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Damian Lillard

It’s time to give Damian Lillard the respect he deserves

Not a single reporter or expert predicted the Portland Trail Blazers to be sitting in the third seed in the Western Conference. No one saw this coming at all. A lot of their success has to do with the play of one of the best backcourts in the league today. Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum

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Paul George Shooting Basketball

Confidence is highly important when it comes to shooting the basketball

When we discuss shooting and the best shooters in the game, we always discuss the mechanics: their shooting form, balance and how they get their shots off. What we don’t discuss is the mental side of shooting and confidence. They’re both equally important. This season we’ve seen a few cases that show why confidence is

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James Harden

The Defensive Short: Guarding James Harden

Trying to defend arguably the best scorer in the NBA is no easy task. I mean, James Harden is and probably will win the Most Valuable Player award this season for a reason. He can beat you in so many ways which makes the task that much harder. Superb ball-handling, deceptive quickness, and a vicious

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LeBron James NBA

NBA Roundtable: LeBron James posters, Concern for the Warriors, & Ben Simmons rookie of the year?

Several of our writers got together to discuss current NBA happenings including LeBron adding another poster to his catalog, concern for the Golden State Warriors, DeAndre Ayton declaring for the NBA draft and is Ben Simmons the favorite for ROY. Participants this week:  Sean Linhares (@Linhares_BBS ) Kyle Allan (@kallan441 ) Ralph Cortes (@bigballerralph ) Evan Anderson (@Jordainian21 ) Felix

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My revelation about this NBA season

As I was on my way to work this morning I had a revelation about the current state of the NBA. I looked at the top two seeds and thought, “Boy who would’ve seen this coming?” There was so much talk about how this season was going to be a throw away because the NBA

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NBA Playoffs

Golden State needs to keep an eye out for the Houston Rockets

Coming into this season, if you asked anyone who was winning the NBA Finals almost anyone and everyone would say the Golden State Warriors. They’ve earned that respect with the way they dominated the playoffs last year. However, if you ask that same question right now, I think the narrative would change. Most people would still

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Carmelo Anthony

Society Top 50: No. 33 – Carmelo Anthony

Name: Carmelo Anthony Ranking: 33 Team: New York Knicks 2016-17 Regular Season Traditional Stats: 22.4 PPG, 5.9 RPG, 2.9 APG, 0.8 SPG, 43.3 FG%, 35.9 3PT%, 83.3 FT% 2016-17 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 17.9 PER, 53.5 TS%, 4.7 WS, 1.5 OBPM, -2.2 DBPM, 0.8 VORP The Breakdown:  Carmelo Anthony is one of the most scrutinized

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