Chicago Bulls

2017 NBA Playoffs: Key players to look at for the Celtics and Bulls

This past Sunday, Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas played with a heavy heart after finding out his sister had passed away in a car accident. Thomas scored 33 points, five rebounds and six assists in Game 1 of the first round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs. Despite the strong performance, Bostons lost to the Chicago

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2017 NBA Playoffs

2017 NBA Playoffs: Houston Rockets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Preview

There could not be a better match-up heading into the NBA Playoffs.  Yes, it is the Houston Rockets facing the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first round.  In reality, it feels as if the series will boil down to James Harden going toe-to-toe with Russell Westbrook. Which MVP candidate gets the edge over the other to

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Lakers

Lakers Young Core: What will they be?

The lights are bright in LA especially when it comes to basketball. Just ask the Lakers’ young core. Playing for one of the most historic franchises ever, the Lakers’ young core has been tasked with a big first job: Bring back Showtime.  Showtime Lakers are a staple of LA basketball. The fast-paced, high-energy style of

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Bulls

The Bulls are the Weirdest Team in the NBA

There is no secret that the Chicago Bulls are my favorite team. Yet this season I have avoided writing about them for the last few months. It is not because I dislike watching them play or I have given up interest. I simply just do not know what to make of this basketball team. The

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Is it time to start developing the younger guys in the Big Apple?

Let’s face it, the New York Knicks season has been yet (another) disaster. After numerous offseason acquisitions, many, including myself, figured the Knicks would make some noise this season fighting for a playoff spot. Well with one of their free agents gone (Brandon Jennings), another out for the season (Joakim Noah) and one being a

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76ers

Too Much Patience for the Philadelphia 76ers?

The Philadelphia 76ers and their fans have no choice but to continue to “trust the process.” Following the news that Ben Simmons will not play this season came another announcement that Joel Embiid has also been shut down. Embiid still may get Rookie of the Year honors after playing only 31 games this season. He has

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Raptors

Toronto Raptors: Winner of the Trade Deadline

The Toronto Raptors could have settled and attempted to head into the playoffs as the clear cut number two roster in the Eastern Conference with no changes. Currently standing as the fourth seed with a 33-24 record, the Raptors have become playoff regulars behind an All-Star backcourt and one of the deepest benches in the NBA.

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Showtime Lakers are still under production, relax fans.

The Los Angeles Lakers have been an early surprise for the NBA, as they have won more than expected and have shown great potential as a team. It looked like the Lakers were poised for a playoff run this season until they were hit by a string of injuries and a tough schedule. They are

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Bulls

Rondo-led Bulls Embracing Culture Change

They were supposed to struggle. How will Rondo, Wade, and Butler co-exist? How will they stretch the floor? All of these questions were supposed to define the supposedly offensively anemic Chicago Bulls entering the 2016-2017 season. But this is why you play the game. The Chicago Bulls are 3-0 and off to their best start

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Predicting the 2016-17 New York Knicks Opening Night Roster

With training camps and preseason games underway, I could not be more excited that the NBA is back. More importantly, it is time for New York Knicks basketball. While there are a fair amount of guaranteed roster spots there is a still a few roster selections that are up for grabs. The training camp roster

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