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Best NBA players from 2018 World Cup countries

The World Cup. The prestigious month-long festivity of soccer that highlights 32 of the world’s best soccer countries is now underway. These 32 countries will meet in Russia to fight for a chance to be crowned the champions of the world. Each country participating at the World Cup clearly boasts tremendous soccer talent, however, many of

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Brendan Haywood says ‘Us Against The World’ mentality pushed Dallas Mavs to beat LeBron & Big 3-era Miami Heat in ‘11 NBA Finals

The 2011 NBA Finals matchup between the Miami Heat and Dallas Mavericks is known as a major defeat in LeBron James’ career. Simply put: James underperformed in four consecutive fourth quarters vs the Mavs. As a result, the Mavs defeated a heavily favored Miami Heat team that featured Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James

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Adam Filippi

Scoop B: Charlotte Hornets’ top scout, Adam Filippi says international players offer a skill set that ‘translates in any style of basketball’

Charlotte Hornets’ Dir. of Global Scouting, Adam Filippi checked in with Scoop B Radio’s Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson. Press Play Below To Listen!  Charlotte Hornets Director of Global Scouting, Adam Filippi is rich in hoops experience. He spent 10 seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers and won 3 NBA championship rings. Before joining the Lakers

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International

Top 10 Best International Players of All-time

The NBA is where the best players in the world congregate and compete against one another to achieve personal and career success. Players can break onto the NBA scene from their performance in college or while playing at the professional level internationally. The NBA is the perfect blend of mixing the play styles of both

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Shaq Statue, Shaquille O'Neal

Fisch’s Friday Rant: Shaq Statue and Making Bigs Great Again

You know what time it is! It’s Friday Ranting time! So, I’m back this week with some new topics. There has been some talk about players taking games off, Shaq got himself a statue for his efforts, and it’s time that we made the big man great again. First of all, there was a little

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Kristaps Porzingis and Dirk Nowitzki

Kristaps Porzingis wants to learn from Dirk Nowitzki

As soon as Kristaps Porzingis entered into the NBA, he was immediately compared to the future Hall of Famer, Dirk Notwitzki. With the size, mobility, shooting, and ability to put the ball on the floor, all of the comparisons make sense. Porzingis had a solid rookie season as he made a lot of people around the

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Mid-Range Monday: LaMarcus Aldridge

With the three ball being so popular and analytics telling you the mid-range jumper is a bad shot, the mid-range game is nearly extinct so the Basketball Society will be bringing you “Mid-Range Mondays” where we highlight players who perfected operating in the mid-range area. Check out last week’s edition that featured Tim Duncan! LaMarcus

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Mid-Range Monday: Dirk Nowitzki

With the three ball being so popular and analytics telling you the mid-range jumper is a bad shot, the mid-range game is nearly extinct so the Basketball Society will be bringing you “Mid-Range Mondays” where we highlight players who perfected operating in the mid-range area. Check out last week’s edition that featured Sam Cassell! Dirk

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Three Mavericks players will opt out of their contracts

The Dallas Mavericks were very competitive this past season despite having a very interesting offseason last year with the whole DeAndre Jordan mess. With that in the review mirror and their offseason in full effect now three of the Mavericks key players, Dirk Nowitzki, Deron Williams and Chandler Parsons, have reportedly opted out of their

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Dirk Nowitzki says he plans to play out final year of contract next season

Dirk Nowitzki had himself a great series versus the Thunder. Averaging 20.5 ppg and going 56% from the floor, he was one of the few bright spots in a quick five game exit for the Dallas Mavericks. At age 37, he defies the odds of an aging basketball player as it seems that his game

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