Don’t Look Now, But Here Comes LeBron James

  The NBA Playoffs are twelve days away, and nobody is salivating for postseason basketball more than LeBron James, who is eager for a shot at redemption after he and his banged up Cleveland Cavaliers fell to Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors in last year’s Finals.  Golden State’s pursuit of the 1996 Chicago

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Video: Taking a Look at 2016 NBA Draft Hopeful Dejounte Murray

Dejounte Murray of the University of Washington Huskies officially declared for the NBA Draft last week. Signing with LeBron James and Rich Paul’s Klutch Sports Group eliminates the prospect of Murray returning to Seattle for his sophomore year of school. Granted, the Pac-12 has long been the neglected power conference when it comes to College

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Is Hassan Whiteside worth max money?

Hassan Whiteside has been one of the surprising stories in the league over the past two seasons. The former 2nd round pick spent two years buried on the Kings bench before bouncing around overseas and the D-League. Since Whiteside signed with Miami last season he has been a beast protecting the rim. Set to become

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Video: If You Have Never Heard of Tacoma’s Baree Ward, Shame on You

  Isaiah Thomas and Avery Bradley are easily the most recognizable basketball players to come out of the 253 (Area code for Tacoma, Washington and its surrounding cities). Thomas, a well known historian of the Washington Basketball Scene, will always be quick to tell you about a fellow hooper from his town who was great

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Video: Len Bias 30 Years Later

When it comes to Collegiate/Professional Basketball, there is no sadder story than that of Maryland Terrapins Legend Len Bias. We’ve all heard the comparisons, Bias was a bigger Jordan (6’8, 210 lbs) with a sweeter jumpshot. Head-to-head, Bias and Jordan had several epic matchups as their respective Terrapins and Tar Heels would vie for ACC

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Video: Dajuan Wagner’s 100-Point Outbreak (TBT)

Kobe Bryant’s 81-Point Game is arguably the best performance on record from a professional standpoint (there is no recorded footage of Wilt Chamberlain’s NBA record 100-Point game against the New York Knicks on March 2nd, 1962). Basketball players alike have dreamed of matching Wilt’s 100-Point game, yet few have accomplished the feat. Wagner, widely recognized

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Video: Ticha Penicheiro, One of the Greatest Passers of All-Time

Being a basketball junkie, I’ve watched a ridiculous amount of games across different platforms. Being a point guard myself in my playing days, I’ve always had a deep appreciation for those who love to get others involved in the action. The WNBA is a very solid league. Despite the low attendance numbers, If you give

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Villanova Wildcats, Mikal Bridges

Mikal Bridges making his impact felt on the Villanova Wildcats

I remember the first time I hooped with Villanova Wildcats swingman Mikal Bridges.  It was at the Upper Main Line YMCA located in the tranquil town of Berwyn, Pennsylvania, a suburb located just outside of Philadelphia. I attended St. Norbert’s Elementary School at the time, which was located within walking distance of the YMCA, and

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Video: (Society Favorite) Justin Dentmon Leads his Team to CBA Title

Good friend of the Society Justin Dentmon is one of the more decorated basketball players on the planet. He’s won championships across various countries, (USA, Lithuania, and now China) yet the 30 year old PG hasn’t been able to land a steady job in the NBA. Let me tell it, he more than deserves it.

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Dwight Howard believes the Rockets can win it all this year

It is no secret that the Houston Rockets have been a mess all season. A couple of a months removed from their Western Conference Finals appearance and after a 4-7 start to the season, management fired head coach Kevin McHale. Chemistry issues with James Harden and Dwight Howard were rumored, signs of lackluster defense and

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