NCAA’s new ruling is a PR blitz to protect themselves & shines light on NBA & basketball’s future

Basketball Society’s Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson talks NBA free agency on ESPN. Press Play Below To Listen!   Well…it’s about time! The NCAA got something right! Last week, the NCAA made drastic rule changes that now allow elite high school basketball players to be represented by agents that are NCAA certified. Additionally, top prospects who

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Trae Young

Can Trae Young become the fourth rookie ever to make 160 threes in one season?

Trae Young took the college basketball landscape by storm last season with his ability to shoot from anywhere on the floor. In one season at Oklahoma, Trae Young shot an eye-opening 328 three-pointers, while still maintaining a three-point percentage of 36%. Being only 6’2, weighing 180 lbs, and averaging nearly 31 ppg, his game reminded a

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Carmelo Anthony

Will Carmelo Anthony finally embrace a bench role in Houston?

Carmelo Anthony has officially signed his deal with the Houston Rockets, and immediately conversations began regarding what role Anthony should play with H-Town. Two of our writers agree that Anthony should look to come off the bench with Houston, despite the fact that he remains adamant that he’s still a starter. Strika: Last September, Carmelo

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NBA

Who’s on your Mount Rushmore of NBA ball-handlers?

Mt. Rushmore is often referenced in basketball discussions and when it is, it’s often referred to as the four best at a specific topic. The discussions are usually subjective because often people choose their favorites but it makes for a fun debate. During the NBA’s Handle Week, Stephen Curry gave his Mt. Rushmore of ball-handlers

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G-League

10-Day: Looking back at the inaugural two-way deals in the G-League

Welcome back to another part of 10-Day, a place for any G-League related content. A while back, I looked at the best 10-day contracts from the 2017-2018 NBA season. Today, let’s take a look at something that was added last season in the minors, the two-year deal. Here is a quick breakdown of how the

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Trae Young

Trae Young must be prepared for scrutiny

Trae Young hasn’t even hit the regular season yet and he’s experiencing the heat of the critics. It’s early and after being under the bright lights at the collegiate level, he must be ready for what’s coming next. Trae Young from the logooooooOH NO pic.twitter.com/8BxBkfFGxt — Basketball Society (@BBallSociety_) July 2, 2018 Young had a

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NBA

Ego and the NBA: The Cost of Being “The Man”

The Minnesota Timberwolves got two and a half seasons of Stephon Marbury and Kevin Garnett. They were a young team with two emerging studs that were poised to do battle with the Lakers and Spurs for the better half of the next decade. Naturally, they did not get immediate success due to their youth but

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Clint Capela

Clint Capela remains in free agency limbo with Houston Rockets

While most of the free agent market has dried up like a water-soaked sponge sitting in the sweltering heat, big man Clint Capela remains in a free agent limbo with the Houston Rockets, with talks deadlocked over the 24-year-olds supposed asking price of $100 million over the course of four years. via: Tim McMahon, ESPN

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Brandon Ingram

How the ceiling for Brandon Ingram looks with LeBron in the picture

When LeBron James made his grand entrance at NBA Summer League in Las Vegas a couple of weeks ago, we had our first public glimpse of James as a member of the Lakers. LeBron at Summer League repping the new squad. 🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/o5vaU1taHG — Basketball Society (@BBallSociety_) July 15, 2018 Moments were captured of LeBron

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Duke

Is the 2018-2019 Duke ‘Fab 5’ the best recruiting class ever?

In what might seem like an unfair advantage before the 2018-2019 college basketball season even begins, not many are complaining in Cameron, North Carolina. College basketball fans are used to seeing a few of the nations best high-school basketball players commit to playing for the Blue Devils. However, as good as Coach K has been in

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