Doc Rivers

Was it smart for the Clippers to extend Doc Rivers?

The Los Angeles Clippers have come to terms with head coach Doc Rivers on a two-year extension. The 19-year NBA coach has shown a proven track record of winning and re-building franchises. However, the recent extension granted to Rivers may have been gifted to him based on previous successes and experience over the current situation the

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NBA Playoffs

Not everything in these NBA Playoffs has been about youth

Had I to chose the most talked-about topic of the postseason, I think I’d go with something relating to the young’uns mining the League during these playoffs. It’s been beaten to death during the past few weeks. We have had discussions about Donovan Mitchell leading a Jazz team that was depleted of assets and riddled

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Houston Rockets

Do the Rockets need to change their offensive approach to beat the Warriors?

After dropping Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals to the Golden State Warriors 119-106 despite a 41-point, seven-assist outburst from James Harden, much has been made about the Houston Rockets’ offensive approach, which favors heavy doses of isolation from both Harden and backcourt mate Chris Paul. After embracing this system all season long, should

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Warriors

It’s time to accept the truth about the Golden State Warriors

Ever since the Warriors begun blitzing the entire NBA on their way to a 73-win season and two championships in the span of three years, it seems as if we’ve been eager to pounce on any opportunity that emerges to christen a team as the one that can finally dispatch of Golden State. On Monday night in

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Western Conference Finals

2018 NBA Western Conference Finals Roundtable

After what has been a fun NBA Playoffs so far, we’re finally being treated to the Conference Finals matchup we’ve been so eagerly awaiting. The Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors will duke it out for Western Conference supremacy, and more importantly a trip to the NBA Finals. We’ve gathered several writers for a roundtable

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NBA Playoffs

2018 NBA Playoffs: Western Conference Roundtable

The moment we’ve been waiting for is here and that’s the NBA Playoffs. This might be the most unpredictable postseason that we’ve had in a while. The writers at Basketball Society are here to give their thoughts on a few topics dealing with the Western Conference race. Check it out: Writers: Felix John-Baptiste (@TwoSmooth2) Evan Anderson (@Jordainian21)

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Kenny Smith

Kenny Smith doesn’t think this year’s Rockets compare to Houston’s 90s Championship Squads

Kenny “The Jet” Smith is well respected for the current role as a studio analyst on TNT’s award-winning show Inside The NBA. Smith was also a ten year NBA vet, notably with the Houston Rockets squad that won back to back NBA titles in 1994 and 1995. That squad was led by Finals MVP Hakeem Olajuwon. This year’s

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Pump Fake To The Altar

Pump Fake to the Altar: Episode 9 – Injury Bug

In this installment of the Pump Fake to the Altar podcast, your hosts Felix John-Baptiste and DJ Allen seem excited about the upcoming NBA playoffs. The Houston Rockets seem like a legit threat against the reigning champion Golden State Warriors. The Warriors main concern at the moment is the health of Stephen Curry. Without him

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NBA Playoffs

Golden State needs to keep an eye out for the Houston Rockets

Coming into this season, if you asked anyone who was winning the NBA Finals almost anyone and everyone would say the Golden State Warriors. They’ve earned that respect with the way they dominated the playoffs last year. However, if you ask that same question right now, I think the narrative would change. Most people would still

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Is John Wall the best two-way point guard in the NBA?

John Wall has taken the league by storm ever since he came into the league in 2010 as the no. 1 overall pick out of Kentucky. John Wall has climbed a legitimate ladder of career success in his seven NBA seasons. Wall has shown us that with his combination of athleticism, speed, and agility, he

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