Jayson Tatum, Boston Celtics

Jayson Tatum: Stepping Up for the Contending Celtics

Leading up to the 2017 NBA Draft, three names stood out from the rest, and Jayson Tatum was not one of them. Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball, and Josh Jackson dominated the headlines as the draft approached and it seemed as if Jayson Tatum was a mere afterthought. It was a shame because Tatum just had

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Devin Booker Phoenix Suns

The Defensive Short: Lack of effort from the Phoenix Suns

The Phoenix Suns might have displayed the worst possession of defensive basketball that I’ve ever seen. It’s one thing to miss an assignment, fail to rotate, or not communicate but this possession was on a whole new level. It was a disgrace to basketball and that might sound harsh to some but that kind of

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Al Horford

Society Top 50: No. 44- Al Horford

Name: Al Horford Ranking: 44 Team: Boston Celtics 2016-17 General Statistics: 14.0 ppg, 6.8 rpg, 5.0 apg, 1.3 bpg, 47.3 fg%, 35.5 3pt% 2016-17 Advanced Statistics: 17.7 PER, 55.3 ts%, 6.3 WS, 1.0 OBPM, 2.0 DBPM, 2.8 VORP   The Breakdown Horford is amongst the game’s stretchiest and most diverse big men. Now at 31-years-old, Big Al

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NBA Playoffs

2017 NBA Playoffs: Boston Celtics vs. Chicago Bulls Preview

In a somewhat surprising 1/8 seed matchup, the Boston Celtics will take on the Chicago Bulls starting this Sunday in round 1 of the NBA Playoffs. Both teams know that they have alot of work to do in order to get to the next round as this will not be the traditional 1/8 seed wash

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Atlantic Files

The Atlantic Files Ep49: The Process is Forever

Yes, The Process is forever. Joel Embiid is forever. The Atlantic Files is forever. This week we talk about it all, and that does include some other teams in the Atlantic Division. Not everything is about Sam Hinkie this week, but new Hinkie things came out and it is time to talk about it. Chris

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Atlantic Files

The Atlantic Files Ep.46: Jerami Grant, Avery Bradley, and DeMar DeRozan

The season is still young, and there are plenty of takes that Twitter has already fired from the hot take cannon. We’re not exactly here for that this week, because we don’t fire off hot takes for just the sake of firing them off. There already is a trade to talk about though! Of course,

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Southeast Division

Will Dwight Howard actually improve Atlanta’s defense?

Now that the Atlanta Hawks have swapped out players in the starting center spot, the question for many will be whether it’s a positive swap or not. Tiago Splitter, Hawks big man, thinks this will turn out to be a great move in terms of defense. Via AJC.com: “(Howard) is a little bit more of

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Fisch's Friday Rant

Fisch’s Friday Rant: Sunday Free Agency Reactions

Happy almost 4th of July! Also, happy free agency extravaganza weekend! The salary cap has exploded, and we’ve now seen some free agents get some crazy amounts of money, but there are still some big names that have yet to decide on a destination. Currently, the much awaited decision of Kevin Durant is still just

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Al Horford has some good choices as to where he can sign

Al Horford. There is not a team that wouldn’t want a player of his caliber on their team. Horford, first known for his low post ability coming out of college, has since improved his game beyond expectation by stretching out to the three point line and becoming a consistent shooter. As a big man, he

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Al Horford

Three teams that should target Al Horford

The marquee free agent of the offseason is obviously Kevin Durant, and everyone will be concerned about where he’s going to land. Outside of Durant and LeBron (who has a player option for next season), Al Horford is one of the biggest names on the market. Horford has been one of the defensive anchors for

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