Weekly NBA Fantasy Starting Five: Vol. 3

On any given night any NBA player can achieve a great stat line, and if he is to close out that strong week with a string of strong performances then he will wind up on this list. This weekly column sets out to find the top five performers each week, one at each position, and create

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Joel Embiid

Joel Embiid needs to continue to talk trash

Joel Embiid is known for being quite the social media savant. He loves to have fun and talk smack to the opposition. If you get beaten bad by Embiid nowadays, you can almost guarantee to see some trash talk from Joel on Instagram or Twitter. The most notable player he has had a few back

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The Atlantic Files

The Atlantic Files Episode 97: Around the NBA Predictions – Central Division

Atlantic Division Year in Review Series: Celtics | Raptors | Sixers | Knicks | Nets Subscribe to The Atlantic Files on Apple Podcasts || Subscribe to Basketball Society on Apple Podcasts The annual Year in Review series is now out of the way. We broke down each team in the Atlantic Division, but what about

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Society Top 50: Honorable Mentions

Listing the top 50 NBA players is a hard job. The beginning of the list is much easier than figuring out the end. As we argued with knives and pitchforks in a group chat we have finally (mostly) agreed on a final list of the top players going into the 2017-2018 NBA season. We will

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Trade Targets for the Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics enter the 2017 NBA offseason loaded with tradable assets. They already swapped first-round picks with the Philadelphia 76ers and acquired another future draft pick in return. With potentially seven first-round picks through 2020, the Celtics won’t have enough space on the roster to keep all of those picks. It’s time for Danny

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2015-2016 NBA Regular Season Player Rankings: Center

All statistics per 10.) Dwight Howard, Houston Rockets Dwight Howard had an awful season for Howard’s standards. He averaged a double-double for his 11th straight season, but his 13.7 points per game was his least point total since his rookie year. Howard is crazy if he thinks he is deserving of a max contract

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Fisch's Friday Rant

VIDEO – Fisch’s Friday Rant: Just Turrible

Back at it again with the basketball ranting! This week had to feature some “turrible” things as Charles Barkley might say. However, there are some good things as well, so we’re not too negative this episode. First, the state of the Houston Rockets had to be addressed. Dwight Howard is on his way out, and

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The Future is Bright in Detroit

For the past couple of seasons, the Detroit Pistons were terrible. After making the Eastern Conference Finals for six straight seasons from 2003-2008, the team missed the playoffs for the next six years. This past season they finally broke the drought and made the playoffs as an 8-seed. Despite getting swept in the first round

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VIDEO: Andre Drummond lifts Pistons over Bucks with game-winning tip-in

The Detroit Pistons currently find themselves entangled in a game of playoff seeding musical chairs with the likes of the Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards, so it was of the upmost importance that they walked away from Monday night’s matchup with the Milwaukee Bucks as victors.  This one looked bleak early as the

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Detroit Pistons, Cleveland Cavaliers, Reggie Jackson, Kyrie Irving

Pistons’ Reggie Jackson harshly ethers heckling fan on Twitter

  If there were any qualms as to why the Detroit Pistons signed point guard Reggie Jackson to a five-year, $80 million deal in the offseason, they’ve been banished. Jackson, who is averaging a career-high 19.1 points and 6.4 assists per game in his first full season with the Pistons, currently has Detroit in the

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