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Why do you play the game of basketball?

Why do you play the game of basketball? Everyone has their personal reasoning. For some, it’s just for fun. It could be just for cardio purposes. Maybe you do it for the attention. For some, it’s a means to get their families and themselves out of a toxic environment. For others, it’s purely for the

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Kawhi Leonard

Kawhi Leonard must be professional, prepare to play for Toronto

The NBA world has been aware for some time that Kawhi Leonard wanted out of San Antonio. Well, guess what? Leonard got what he wanted. On the morning of Wednesday, July 18th, 2018, Leonard was traded to the Toronto Raptors for their respective superstar DeMar DeRozan. However, even after the demands of Leonard were met,

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Why Free Agency has ruined the NBA

What happened to the day when a player got drafted and stuck with that team throughout the duration of their career, trekking through all of the peaks and valleys? Is there such a thing as player-to-team loyalty anymore? Where did all of the rivalries built off of hatred between players and franchises go? Those days are now dead.

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I Love Basketball

I Love Basketball… A simple statement but yet a powerful one. Metta World Peace at the age of 36, in his 17th season made this three word statement that stuck with me and I’m sure many basketball fans all around the world. Metta World Peace hits FT & lets everyone know he loves basketball

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Basketball Love Affair (The Origin)

The first time I ever played organized basketball was in the 6th Grade. Truthfully speaking, prior to that I was absolutely trash at hoop! All of my friends either played Rec or Travel (the serious ones played AAU). I despised being one of the last picks on the playground, day in and day out during

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What inspires you to play the game of basketball?

Are you driven for the pure sport of the game? Is it fame? Is it money? Do you play for fun, for competition, or is there an end goal that you’re striving to achieve? Are there doubters telling you that you can’t make it? You’ll never be an elite player and you’ll never make it

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Basketball Society Postgame Playlist on Spotify

Last summer, we here at Basketball Society compiled a pregame playlist for people to sift through to get them amped for whatever was they needed an extra boost for.  This year, we decided to provide you guys with a postgame playlist, one that was curated by yours truly. After playing ball, or completing any type

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What is toughness on the basketball court?

What does it mean to be tough in the game of basketball? People often mistake being tough for someone who’s intimidating. A guy that’s in your face or is ready to throw fists if the time comes is often looked at as tough but that’s a huge misunderstanding. Toughness on the basketball court is hard

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Hold Your Applause for Michael Jordan

It’s been a LONG TIME COMING, but yes, Michael Jordan finally spoke out on the recent tensions between the police and the general African-American community. The sports world as a whole has saluted Jordan for his stance, as they rightfully should. However, Jordan cannot make up for the previous 34 years in which he chose to

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Rest Assured, LeBron James is Still King

I’ll start by saying this, Wardell Stephen Curry is one helluva basketball player. He’s very deserving of the MVP this year, all of the acclaim and adulation that comes his way as well. The Golden State Warriors’ rise/success coincides with his maturation and growth as a basketball player. 402 3 Pointers made is absurd. Unanimous

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