Society Pick 'Em- January 14th NBA Game Picks

Another day, another edition of Basketball Society game picks. Tonight there are an array of match-ups everyone will be watching. Chris Paul and Blake Griffin will face Damian Lillard and LaMarcus Aldridge in the battle of the best 1-2 punches in the NBA. Also there is a battle of two better teams in the Eastern

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Society Pick 'Em – January 13th NBA Game Picks

The society has decided to try something new. We all watch sports pre-game shows where all of the analysts come together and pick who is going to win each game. That is what we have decided to do. I received picks from a select group of writers to make their selections for January 13th’s NBA

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NBA Power Rankings from January 5th to January 11th

Another week in the NBA which means another weekly review. As usual myself (@FonzyDeFalco) and Alec Walt (@AlecWalt) did our power rankings for this past week, which consisted of a lot of different trades and few surprise wins (Detroit beating the reigning champs at San Antonio is an example). Alec took care of the top

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Who is going to be traded before February's trade deadline

It is only early January and big named NBA players have already been on the move. Rajon Rondo is now a member of the Dallas Mavericks. J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert are now on the Cleveland Cavaliers sending Dion Waiters to the Oklahoma City Thunder. There are many teams looking to explode their roster making

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NBA Power Rankings December 29th-January 5th

Another week in the 2014-2015 NBA season has been played, and another edition of Alec Walt (@AlecWalt) and Alfonso DeFalco’s (@FonzyDeFalco) weekly power rankings. This week has been exciting as the Detroit Pistons….. Yes!!! the Detroit Pistons have jumped seven spots from last weeks rankings while teams like the Sacramento Kings, Houston Rockets, and Toronto

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First Trimester Power Rankings

  With a third of the season over it is time to do a weekly power ranking. Along with Alec Walt (@alecwalt) and myself, Alfonso De Falco (@fonzydefalco), we decided to rank each team based on their performances this year. Some teams, like the Warriors, Trail Blazers, Spurs and Raptors are showing success early on

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First Trimester All-Pro Team

First Trimester All-Pro Team The first NBA trimester is complete and some star players are playing as dominant as expected. When I look at an all-pro team, I am looking at how these players impact a game, consistency, and importance to a roster. Lets look at who I think fits the first and second all

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Red Alert: First and Second Team All-Ginger

There is a certain archetype in professional sports that often flies under the radar, an elite group of individuals who are rarer than Lil B eating pink steak. That’s right folks, I’m talking about the ginger athlete! Now obviously, The Society talks strictly hoops, so we’ve excavated the NBA archives and picked our First and Second

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Dirk Nowitzki

Best Dirk Nowitzki One-Legged Fadeaway Impersonators

Dirk Nowitzki – one of the most unique and versatile forwards to ever play the game. Some might even consider Dirk the best foreigner of all-time in the NBA. His contribution to the game as a seven-footer mostly lies in what he’s introduced to us offensively. More specifically, Nowitzki cultivated a move that has become

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Society NBA Power Rankings (Week of 11/24)

Are the Toronto Raptors a contender or pretender? After a few weeks of NBA action we’re seeing teams establish themselves early and others are still meshing. Here’s this week’s society NBA power ranking. 1. Toronto Raptors (12-2, Next three: @ ATL, vs. DAL, @ LAL) Toronto has won five in a row, including an impressive road

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