Society Pick 'Em – January 21st NBA Picks

Only two games last night, but tonight there are twelve. The New York Knicks will play the Philadelphia 76ers in a battle for the lottery. Kevin Durant is returning home to Washington…….Is that here he is going in 2016? To conclude the evening, the Golden State Warriors host the Houston Rockets after James Harden said

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Dion Waiters on playing in OKC: ‘I actually like, you know, touch the ball’

Dion Waiters likes the way things are going in Oklahoma City.  It’s no secret that I am NOT a fan of Oklahoma City guard Dion Waiters’ game. To me, Waiters is a ball-stopper and an inefficient chucker who will unconsciously launch the worst shot imaginable for your team. Since being traded from Cleveland to Oklahoma City, Waiters

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Transformation Tuesday: White Chocolate

Behind-the-back, off-the-elbow pass? Uh…what? This is not a move off of NBA Street, but rather one of Jason Williams’ signature dishes, a player who truly appeared to be controlled by joysticks. Peep the technique: Williams struggled with turnovers and shot selection for most of his career, but he single-handedly brought showtime to Sac Town with

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Society Pick 'Em – January 19th NBA Game Picks

Yesterday was quiet but tonight is going to be loud across the NBA. Doc Rivers plays the Boston Celtics, the team that traded him to the Los Angeles Clippers. The Dallas Mavericks face Southwestern Division leading Memphis Grizzlies to battle for division bragging rights. But the game everyone will be watching is the slumping Chicago

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LeBron James feels 'better than ever' in this part of the season

LeBron James was sidelined with a knee injury in a crucial part of the Cavaliers season. Cleveland went 1-7 without LeBron, and are now 2-1 with James back in the lineup. With James averaging 33.7 ppg and 7.7 rpg, it’s not far fetched to think LeBron is returning to title winning form. He spoke to

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DJ & Cyril’s Three-Point Take: Intangibles of a Championship Team

When talking about what it takes to be a championship team, a lot of people usually only cover the basics. Talent, defense, superstars and things of that nature are all obvious pieces of a championship team but what fans forget about are the intangibles. Things such as leadership, roles, and experience are all just as

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Slamma Jamma Sunday: The East Bay Funk Dunk

This edition of Slamma Jamma Sunday features J.R. Rider, the retired skywalker who brought the between-the-legs dunk to the primetime stage. Rider played for five teams and averaged nearly 17 points per game, but off-court troubles hindered what could have been a long and prosperous career. Either way, J.R. at least left his footprint on

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NBA Mid-Season Power Rankings

We are half-way through to what has been an exciting 2014-2015 season. This year so far we have seen high-risers like the Atlanta Hawks taking big steps forward and also teams that have taken giant leaps back like the New York Knicks. This time instead of dividing the rankings 1-15 and 16-30, Alec Walt (@AlecWalt) and

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Sixth Man Of The Year Rankings (1/18)

2014-15 Sixth Man of the Year Rankings (Jan. 18) Find the Preseason rankings here and the November update here. It seems like the season is flying by as we are halfway through the season in terms of number of games. Since we’re halfway through this crazy season, it’s time to see where the Sixth Man

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Society Pick 'Em – January 18th NBA Picks

Three games to be played on this quiet Sunday evening in the NBA. Will Anthony Davis return for the New Orleans Pelicans as they are on the road against the Toronto Raptors? His status is currently day-to-day. The Oklahoma City Thunder have to travel to Orlando to face a hot Magic team. To wrap up

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