Rookie, NBA Draft

Which 2018 NBA second-round draft picks will deliver in rookie season?

First round picks are nice, but let us not forget how important picks 31-60 can be. There has been an assemblage of second-round picks in past seasons who have managed to carve their way onto an NBA roster and find ways to contribute. The 2018 NBA Draft class was deep and saturated with talent. After

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Lakers

Analyzing each Los Angeles Lakers free agents not named LeBron James.

The Los Angeles Lakers wasted no time in building their roster for the 2018-2019 season after inking LeBron James to a four-year deal.  In the first 48 hours of free agency, Rob Pelinka and Magic Johnson made splashes by signing a plethora of players to help them compete for the Larry O’Brien trophy. While the James

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international

Best NBA players from 2018 World Cup countries

The World Cup. The prestigious month-long festivity of soccer that highlights 32 of the world’s best soccer countries is now underway. These 32 countries will meet in Russia to fight for a chance to be crowned the champions of the world. Each country participating at the World Cup clearly boasts tremendous soccer talent, however, many of

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Doc Rivers

Was it smart for the Clippers to extend Doc Rivers?

The Los Angeles Clippers have come to terms with head coach Doc Rivers on a two-year extension. The 19-year NBA coach has shown a proven track record of winning and re-building franchises. However, the recent extension granted to Rivers may have been gifted to him based on previous successes and experience over the current situation the

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All-Rookie

2017-2018 NBA All-Rookie Snubs

Snubs. That word gets thrown around a fair amount this time of year. This term can be used when referring to candidates for league MVP, the selection of the All-Defensive team’s, Coach of the Year, etc. However, for the sake of this article, the word snub will be used to personify several notable rookies who were

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Warriors

Key storylines for Warriors-Spurs heading into Game 3

The red-hot shooting of Klay Thompson No other player in this series has left as big an imprint as Klay Thompson. Using the gift that has made him into the elite player he is today, his sweet stroke has been crippling any chance of a Spurs upset. In the opening game of the series, Thompson

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Stephen Curry

2018 Western Conference 1st Round Preview: Golden State Warriors

Stephen Curry health It could be the biggest storyline heading into this year’s playoffs. Curry will sit out the entire first round match-up versus the San Antonio Spurs and is targeting a Western Conference semi-finals return. The injury which is diagnosed as an MCL sprain was suffered on March 23rd in the Warriors 104-96 victory

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Final Four

2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four Preview

68 teams entered the tournament field with one common goal: get to San Antonio. Of those 68, only four have achieved that goal. Villanova, Kansas, Michigan, and tournament darlings Loyola-Chicago. The heart of a champion has been tested of all the remaining teams on the road to San Antonio, each proving that their will to

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Sweet 16

2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Sweet 16 Preview: No. 2 Duke vs. No. 11 Syracuse

The scope for who will be crowned National Champions is becoming more narrowly focused. Duke and Syracuse have established themselves as two of college basketball most prestigious schools in terms of longevity of success. In the Midwest region this year, four teams currently remain. Of those four teams, two are ACC schools. Wouldn’t you know

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Big East

2018 Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament Preview and Predictions

Oh, March, how the college basketball world has missed you. You are a month that draws fans to the game and even those who aren’t fans to tune in and see what all the buzz is about. However, before the 68 teams that are selected into the ultimate bracket, there is one major tournament that occurs first.

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