Atlantic Files

The Atlantic Files Episode 76

You were probably expecting some kind of London joke or reference to start this out, weren’t you? Well, you were wrong. Instead, in episode 76 of The Atlantic Files, Alex Fischbein talks about the New York Knicks and their recent struggles. The game notes make a return, but this time they are exposing some lazy

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Eric Gordon Sixth Man of the Year

The quest for Sixth Man of the Year

The race for Sixth Man of the Year is a tight one as usual. However, the names that we’re used to seeing are nowhere in the picture. We’re accustomed to names like Manu Ginobili and Jamal Crawford, who’s the defending champion and three-time award winner. But this season we have a few new players in

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With Enes Kanter out for the foreseeable future, how will the Thunder fair?

Frustration can happen in the game of basketball. Some calls will go your way, and some will not. Enes Kanter fell victim to a little too much frustration as he punched a chair during Oklahoma City’s 109-98 victory this past Thursday night over Dallas. The regrettable decision that broke his forearm is going to cost

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Way Too Early Predictions: Rudy Gobert Will Win DPoY

There’s a big man that’s inserting himself in the ranks of the all-defensive teams. He happens to play for the Utah Jazz and one of his nicknames, according to basketball-reference, happens to be “The Stifle Tower.”   Rudy Gobert, a 7’1″ center from France, started making some statements about his defensive prowess in the second

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Enes Kanter signs max offer sheet with Blazers, Thunder will have three days to match

Oklahoma City big man and restricted free agent Enes Kanter, who was acquired by the Thunder in a trade deadline deal this past season, had not been courted by any teams during free agency, mostly due to the league-wide assumption that the Thunder would re-sign Kanter.  Well the Portland Trail Blazers, who now wield a surplus

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What If Wednesday: The Deron Williams Trade

What If Wednesday is a weekly topic made by the society writers giving opinions on what could have happened in certain events in the NBA/NCAA. This week we are going over the Deron Williams trade to the New Jersey Nets. Deron Williams was a prolific player coming out of the University of Illinois. He won many

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Oklahoma City trades Reggie Jackson as apart of three-way trade with Detroit and Utah

Reggie Jackson has been traded to the Detroit Pistons.  According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed to trade guard Reggie Jackson to the Pistons as apart of a three-way deal with Utah and Detroit. The Thunder will acquire disgruntled Jazz big man Enes Kanter, who recently voiced his displeasure

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Enes Kanter to return to starting lineup for the Jazz

Enes Kanter and Rudy Gobert are both young centers who have the potential to be dominant centers in today’s NBA. While they both share the same age at 22 years old, that is about the only similarity they have.  Enes Kanter is a back to the basket big man who loves to take his man

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Utah Jazz, Alec Burks agree to four-year, $42 million extension

Burks will remain in Utah.  According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, guard Alec Burks has agreed to a four-year, $42 million contract extension with the Utah Jazz. Wojnarowski also reports that Burks’ new contract includes incentives that could push his deal to $45 million. Burks had until midnight tonight to reach an agreement with

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