Jimmy Butler

Jimmy Butler continues to come up clutch for Philadelphia

Jimmy, Jimmy, Jimmy. Whenever I watch Philadelphia 76ers swingman Jimmy Butler do something dope on the court, I’m instantly reminded of a Seinfeld episode titled “The Jimmy,” where Jerry and the gang run a game of hoops with a guy named… Jimmy! Jimmy has a strange habit of referring to himself in the third person, which has

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Sixers

Sixers Quick Hits: Jimmy Buckets, Markelle Mystery, Kendall Jenner

The Sixers began the week at 11-7, played a four-game slate, and improved to 14-8. Let’s take a look at some quick hits:  Thoughts on the Fultz Situation: Markelle Fultz will go down as one of the most bizarre top picks in pro sports history. For those of you who have missed this story’s most

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What We’ve Learned From Each Atlantic 10 Team Early In The Season

After nearly two weeks of Atlantic 10 basketball, enthusiasm is low on the potential for this conference. Three teams remain defeated and most teams have already suffered a bad loss on their tournament resume. Davidson, St. Joseph’s, and Saint Louis still look like potential NCAA Tournament teams, but the rest of the conference remains unpredictable.

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Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony isn’t done but the Rockets might be

To put it simply the Houston Rockets should be embarrassed by the way they handled Carmelo Anthony. To sign this man to a veteran’s minimum contract and cut him just 10 games into the season is straight up disrespectful to a player of his caliber. Hell even most G-League players get at least two 10-day

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Chandler

Tyson Chandler is the perfect addition to the Los Angeles Lakers

Tyson Chandler is no stranger to the sunshine of California, as he was born only three hours away from the Staples Center in Hanford, CA. It was only a matter of time before his career path led him back home. That was accomplished when the Los Angeles Lakers acquired Chandler off of waivers on Nov.

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76ers

Philly Sport Max’s Weekly Quick Hits: Welcome to Philly, Jimmy Butler

The 76ers began this week with a 6-5 record. Philadelphia played three games last week, and won two of three, improving to 8-6 on the young season. Let’s run through some quick hits for last week, and preview next week. Breaking down what we gave up in the Jimmy Butler deal: The Sixers sent Dario

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Jimmy Butler

NBA Roundtable: Dissecting the Jimmy Butler trade

After a month-long saga with the Minnesota Timberwolves, Jimmy Butler’s trade request was finally acknowledged, as the Minnesota Timberwolves sent the All-Star packing East to Philadelphia in a deal that landed them Robert Covington and Dario Saric. With Butler now set to recalibrate in Philly with Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, several of our writers

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Ben Simmons

Why I expected more from Ben Simmons in his sophomore season

I’m just going to say it: I expected more from Ben Simmons this year. He has not taken the step I expected him to take. Let me be clear, I did not expect him to come out in 2018 and be a completely different player. I did not expect Simmons to be a prolific shooter.

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Lakers

Lakers’ Plan For Kevin Durant, LeBron & AD still in motion per source

Kevin Durant will join the Los Angeles Lakers in 2019, a league source tells me. Durant, a two-time NBA champion with the Golden State Warriors, is highly considering joining the Los Angeles Lakers in the summer of 2019, I was told in September. Spoke to a source today who confirmed Kevin Durant will be a

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NBA

Hidden in Plain Sight: Five NBA Players Flying Under the Radar

We already know what the superstars of the league can do each night. LeBron is averaging 26, 8, and 8 despite the Lakers’ shaky start. Kemba Walker has been overlooked for much of his career, but his 28 points (second-highest in the NBA) and his 40% 3-point percentage on 10 attempts has catapulted him into

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