Lakers

Could the “Showtime” Lakers really sweep the modern day Warriors?

Here is yet another case of a classic team comparing their success to that of current teams.  Magic Johnson, who was in charge of running the “Showtime” Lakers back in the 1980’s was asked by ESPN anchor Cari Champion in an interview alongside Pat Riley, ‘Who would win in a series between his “Showtime” Lakers and

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Spurs

Are we seeing the dynasty of the San Antonio Spurs fading away?

Following a Game 4 loss and a series sweep at the hands of the powerhouse that is the Golden State Warriors, San Antonio must now begin to plan for next season.  Getting swept in the Western Conference finals is not something Greg Popovich is accustomed to.  With injuries to MVP candidate Kawhi Leonard and franchise point

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Lakers

LA Lakers: The Road Back to Greatness

The LA Lakers have been in unfamiliar territory for a couple of seasons. After a long history of winning, the LA Lakers have turned themselves into a rebuilding team. It’s probably a position that they didn’t know they would have to undergo. With Kobe’s injuries, the failed CP3 trade, and the failed Dwight Howard experiment,

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Celtics

6 things that need to happen for the Celtics to legitimately challenge the Cavaliers

Facing the no. 2 seeded Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference Finals, the top-seeded Boston Celtics are the undoubted underdogs. LeBron James and the Cavs have swept their way to this point. Boston had to come back from being down 2-0 in the first round against Chicago, then had to endure a grueling seven-game series

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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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