Why Carmelo Anthony is still an elite NBA scorer

Is the art of the mid-range game dead? Are isolation players that can create their own shot no longer a commodity? Well, from recent memory we saw Kevin Durant put on an absolute clinic against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of the 2018 NBA Finals. He torched them even when his shots were heavily

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How does fit and opportunity affect this NBA Draft class?

Why isn’t there enough weight put on fit an opportunity when discussing the careers of young talent? We discuss the play on the court and the numbers that coincide with that but we often never discuss their situation. Following the first few months after the NBA season begins, we start to critique the rookies and

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The Defensive Short: Basketball IQ

Basketball IQ and awareness are two things that aren’t discussed enough. They go a long way and can truly distinguish the difference between a good and a great player. I often stress the little things when discussing basketball because I truly believe that the little things are game changers. Diving for loose balls, communicating on

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Scoop B: Cavs & Warriors’ NBA Finals Pt. IV & 76ers ‘burner’ Twitter accounts

Cavaliers and Warriors, Wariors and Cavaliers…it feels like watching all of the Rocky Balboa movies all over again; except it’s basketball! Tonight the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors play Game 1 of their fourth go aroung in the 2018 NBA Finals. I spoke with Christian Heimall on the Press Row Podcast and discussed the

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2018 Western Conference 1st Round Preview: Golden State Warriors

Stephen Curry health It could be the biggest storyline heading into this year’s playoffs. Curry will sit out the entire first round match-up versus the San Antonio Spurs and is targeting a Western Conference semi-finals return. The injury which is diagnosed as an MCL sprain was suffered on March 23rd in the Warriors 104-96 victory

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Fisch’s Friday Rant: Brodie, Draymond, and Lonzo

The Summer League hot takes have been in full effect all week long as one would imagine. Apparently, everyone knows the steal of the draft, the biggest bust, and the one most likely becoming a Hall of Famer all in just a few games against other rookies and second-year players. This week on Fisch’s Friday

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The Top NBA defenders from the 2016-2017 season in DFG%

[All of these stats were retrieved from http://stats.nba.com/players/defense-dash-overall.] Yesterday, we looked at the best catch and shoot 3-point shooters in the NBA last season and found out that Kemba Walker shot the best percentage. There are some interesting names on that list so definitely check out the full list by clicking on the link provided. Today,

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It’s time for the Golden State Warriors to seal the deal

The Golden State Warriors enter Game 5 of the 2017 NBA Finals as 8.5 point favorites. They’ve been favorited in every game this series but fell in Game 4 to bring the series back to Oakland. With the 3-1 series lead, it’s time for the Warriors to seal the deal. The numbers three and one

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Live in the Basement Debate: How do the modern Warriors stack up historically?

Over the last two NBA seasons, we’ve seen the Golden State Warriors make all types of history. Their insane rise to take control as the NBA’s best puts them into the all-time conversation. The guys over at Live in the Basement debate how these Warriors stack up against other great teams in NBA history. Would

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2016-17 NBA Awards, Russell Westbrook

2016-17 NBA Awards Roundtable

It’s that time of year again. The regular season has wrapped up and the postseason is on its way. So, the most popular topic in between is who will be receiving all of the hardware. There have been plenty of debates over the 2016-17 NBA Awards, and they’ll continue well after the winners are announced.

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