NBA

Preseason NBA Yearly Award Predictions

Today marks the end of one of the wildest NBA summers in recent memory. What better time to skip the contents of the entire regular season and just get to the end and give out some trophies! Last year’s award races featured James Harden getting the annual “look we can’t just give LeBron everything” MVP

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End of the Road: Remembering 2018’s NBA Retirees

As I get older each year that goes by we lose names from my NBA childhood. The beginning of my love for basketball began with Mike and his Chicago teams but my real passion and drive came from playing the game and watching Kobe, Tim, Tracy, Allen, and everybody else during the early 00s. Father

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Just My Take: Jimmy Butler Trade Request

At some point, Jimmy Butler is going to have to decide what he wants. After multiple reports of having issues with teammates in Chicago and more of the same in Minnesota, Butler will reportedly be on the move yet again in search of a culture that he can appreciate. My confusion is that if he

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Five Burning Topics for the 2018-2019 NBA Season

It seems like just yesterday we watched the Golden State Warriors deliver yet another NBA championship as a precursor to one of the wildest NBA offseasons in recent memory. Chess pieces moved and new stars aligned as teams and individual players alike made moves to put themselves in the best position to continue to compete.

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Carmelo Anthony

Just My Take: Carmelo Anthony Might Work In Houston

The X-Factor for the Houston Rockets this year is the attitude of Carmelo Anthony. The future Hall of Famer has to be willing to adapt his game in order for both sides to enjoy success. Melo looks like he’s ready to put in work for the Rockets this season. 👀👀 (via: ChrisJohnsonHoops/IG) pic.twitter.com/EVusyYvzeT — Basketball

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Lakers

Just My Take: The Lakers Won’t Make the Playoffs?

According to ESPN, the Los Angeles Lakers will not be making the playoffs this year. This season's projected playoff teams don't include the new-look Lakers. pic.twitter.com/TeqYtD3or6 — ESPN (@espn) August 3, 2018 Now the people who work for ESPN work in sports for a living so on their part I’m going to assume that there

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BIG3

10 Players Perfect for the BIG3 in 2019

After dominating during the regular season, Power delivered when it mattered the most in a 51-43 victory over 3s company in the BIG3 championship at the Barclays Center last weekend. Cuttino Mobley wins it for Power! Your 2018 @thebig3 champs are crowned! #BIG3Brooklyn Via @clippittv pic.twitter.com/Eo1y0OKZXo — Basketball Society (@BBallSociety_) August 25, 2018 The BIG3

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Put Up Or Shut Up: NBA Teams On the Hot Seat

My mother used to tell me to never stay all the way until the end of a party because nothing good ever happens. There will be people who go to a party dressed in their finest and sit there until the lights come on trying to get someone to take home even long after the

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NBA

Ego and the NBA: The Cost of Being “The Man”

The Minnesota Timberwolves got two and a half seasons of Stephon Marbury and Kevin Garnett. They were a young team with two emerging studs that were poised to do battle with the Lakers and Spurs for the better half of the next decade. Naturally, they did not get immediate success due to their youth but

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The Basketball Tournament

The Basketball Tournament 2018: Players to Watch From the Northeast Regionals

As the $2 million winner-take-all “The Basketball Tournament” heads into its second weekend with the “Super 16” round, teams will be looking for just four more wins to secure the jackpot and get bragging rights for a year as champion. The Basketball Tournament is now in its fifth summer with an ESPN partnership and a

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