DJ’s Three Point Take: The Little Things in Scoring

DJ’s Three Point Take: The Little Things in Scoring Everyone knows that scoring is one of the most important things in the game of basketball. It takes a lot of skill to be a great scorer in the NBA.  At a young age, players are taught different moves to be able to create space and

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GOTN Preview: Hawks vs. Mavs

The main focus of this game from the public’s perspective will be about the Mavs’ Rajon Rondo, who was suspended for a game after a heated argument with Coach Rick Carlisle. Rondo will not play against the Hawks and his fit with the team has been always been up for debate since the Mavericks’ early

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What If Wednesday: What if Kobe Bryant got traded to Chicago in 2007?

In our latest edition of What if Wednesday, where Society writers give their thoughts on special hypothetical basketball situations, we examine what may have happened if Kobe Bryant was traded to the Chicago Bulls in 2007 like he had requested. This week’s segment will be conducted by Martin Soaries, D.J. Allen and B.J. Boyer, our three resident Laker

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NBA Atlantic Division

The Atlantic Files Ep. 13: Hinkiemania, Bold Moves & "Fun"

Host Alex Fischbein (@ThatKidFisch) talks about the Raptors standing still at the trade deadline and why it’s a bold move. The Nets received an injection of youth in a trade with Minnesota. The Celtics acquired a former last pick in a three-team deal, and the Sam Hinkie made some deals involving Javale McGee, KJ McDaniels,

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Jeff Teague

Jeff Teague: No reason to sleep

Jeff Teague: No reason to sleep There are so many reasons why Atlanta Hawks point guard Jeff Teague should no longer be overlooked, unrecognized or slept on by the basketball world. It’s so hard, nearly impossible to solidify today’s “best point guard” with the ridiculous array of abilities and talent at the position. Your best

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DJ’s Three Point Take: Trade Deadline Disappointments

With this frenzy of the trade deadline that just passed, we witnessed a lot of moves, some good and some bad. As a fan it was exciting to watch but a handful to keep up with. As usual, whenever acquiring new players, it always takes a while for them to get acclimated but on the

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Team Focus: The Detroit Pistons

The Pistons of the Motor City are currently ranked 11th in the Eastern Conference with a 21-33 record. This season has been nothing less than a roller coaster for this team – playing inconsistent basketball and simply playing to the level of their opponents. I’m sure this isn’t the season that Coach Stan Van Gundy

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DJ’s Three Point Take: The Art of Shooting

When introduced to the game of basketball, one of the first things that are taught is how to shoot a basketball.  As a kid, not much thought is put into it; you just grab the ball and chuck away but as you get older you start to learn all the little details that become so important.

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Society Pick 'Em: NBA All-Star Weekend Edition

Society Pick ‘Em: NBA All-Star Weekend Edition In this pick ’em we predicted the winners for every NBA All-Star event this weekend. Friday night we have the Rising Stars Game which has a new format, keeping the rookies and sophomores but dividing them by U.S. born players vs. players born around the world. On Saturday,

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Fun with Numbers: The Race for the 8th Seed

With the NBA being halfway through the season, we’re going to look at the race in the western conference for the 8th seed.  We have a 3 team fight between the Phoenix Suns, New Orleans Pelicans and the Oklahoma City Thunder.  The western conference, for the past few years has been known to be highly

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