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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Ranking the best young cores heading into the 2018-2019 NBA season

Yes Golden State Warriors, we get that you currently have the best roster and won’t be beaten anytime soon, most likely (thanks for making that abundantly clear DeMarcus Cousins). However, as superstars get older, there are always younger players developing behind them, waiting to unseat these veteran superstars as the NBA’s next elite level talent. With

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Atlantic 10

Atlantic 10 Transfers to Watch in 2018-19

The Atlantic 10 Conference enters the 2018-2019 regular season with major contributors no longer on their respective rosters. Jaylen Adams, Matt Mobley, Peyton Aldridge, Justin Tillman, B.J. Johnson, E.C. Matthews, Jared Terrell, Yuta Watanabe, Shavar Newkirk, and James Demery all graduated. This forced plenty of teams to be active on the transfer market the last

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Schmidt Talking Power Rankings: Jaylen Adams NBA Workouts

**Schmidt Talking Podcast host Kyle Allan contributed to this article.** St. Bonaventure Bonnies point guard Jaylen Adams brought major attention to the program throughout his college basketball career. He joined a senior class that won the most total games in school history and led his team to two postseason tournaments. His senior year, he led

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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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10-Day: 10 of the best G-League call-ups this season

Welcome everyone to the first post in the ’10-Day’ series. What this is is that every 10 days, I will be posting NBA G-League content. Whether it is news, opinions, lists or recaps from the season, you will be able to find it here. In the first year as the newly named NBA G-League, we

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Schmidt Talking Roundtable: Dan Hurley Has Left The Atlantic 10

Dan Hurley came into the Atlantic 10 with high expectations for Rhode Island. The program had been so close to making the NCAA Tournament from 2002 to 2011, but fell victim to the NIT. Coach Jim Baron had done an excellent job with the program but couldn’t get over the hump. Then came in Hurley.

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5 Things To Watch For In the Second Half of the NBA Season

With the dust settled on a fun and relaxing NBA All-Star weekend  (unless you’re Fergie), the tide now turns to a race for the post-season, tanking, staying healthy, seeing what the young guys can do, and many other factors depending on the current team’s situation. To date, it has been one of the better NBA

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Society Top 50: No. 26 – DeMar DeRozan

Name: DeMar DeRozan Ranking: 26 Team: Toronto Raptors 2016-17 Regular Season Traditional Stats: 27.3 PPG, 5.2 RPG, 3.9 APG, 46.7 FG%, 26.6 3PT%, 84.2 FT% 2016-2017 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 24.0 PER, 55.2 TS%, 9.0 WS, 2.4 OBPM, -1.5 DBPM, 1.9 VORP The Breakdown They say that the mid-range jump shot is a lost art in the NBA. Those

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2017-2018 Season Preview: Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics went into the 2016-2017 season looking to take another step forward in their rebuild and did just that. They drafted Jaylen Brown and signed Al Horford, a big name free agent name the Celtics aren’t known for signing. From the start, Horford fit in perfectly. He gave the Celtics a veteran presence

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