Golden State Warriors don’t make NBA Finals if Chris Paul plays game 7, says Houston Rockets coach

Houston Rockets assistant coach, Irv Roland checks in with Scoop B Radio’s Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson. Press Play Below To Listen!  Chris Paul missed Game 7 of the NBA’s Western Conference Finals against the Golden State Warriors with a strained hamstring. Had he played, one Houston Rockets assistant coach, believes that the Warriors would not

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Trae Young

Trae Young must be prepared for scrutiny

Trae Young hasn’t even hit the regular season yet and he’s experiencing the heat of the critics. It’s early and after being under the bright lights at the collegiate level, he must be ready for what’s coming next. Trae Young from the logooooooOH NO — Basketball Society (@BBallSociety_) July 2, 2018 Young had a

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Ego and the NBA: The Cost of Being “The Man”

The Minnesota Timberwolves got two and a half seasons of Stephon Marbury and Kevin Garnett. They were a young team with two emerging studs that were poised to do battle with the Lakers and Spurs for the better half of the next decade. Naturally, they did not get immediate success due to their youth but

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Clint Capela

Clint Capela remains in free agency limbo with Houston Rockets

While most of the free agent market has dried up like a water-soaked sponge sitting in the sweltering heat, big man Clint Capela remains in a free agent limbo with the Houston Rockets, with talks deadlocked over the 24-year-olds supposed asking price of $100 million over the course of four years. via: Tim McMahon, ESPN

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Free agents

Looking ahead at the top NBA free agents in 2019

2018 was an odd year in free agency. One-year contracts seemed to be the theme of the summer, with seemingly half of the free agents signing either one-year deals or a two-year deal, with an option to opt-out after the first year. The reason behind so many of these one-year contracts is because only a

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Pump Fake to the Altar: Episode 15 – NBA Free Agency Bonanza

In this episode of the Pump Fake to the Altar podcast, the boys are FIRED UP on free agency. LeBron James to the Lakers, Paul George staying in OKC and DeMarcus Cousins to the Warriors are just some of the surprising signings. How will the 2018-19 NBA regular season play out? To this point, it

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DeMarcus Cousins

Why I don’t like DeMarcus Cousins joining Golden State

The NBA world exploded when it was announced that DeMarcus Cousins signed a one-year deal with the Golden State Warriors. I can’t remember a time like this in history when everyone was so up in arms about an NBA signing. It wasn’t even this bad when Kevin Durant signed with Golden State just two years

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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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Kawhi Leonard and LeBron James

Would Kawhi Leonard put the Cavaliers over Golden State?

We’re only ten days removed from the NBA Finals and free agency is already in a frenzy. Word spread that Kawhi Leonard wanted out of San Antonio with aims at Los Angeles and that just got the ball rolling. All of the trade scenarios and where he could possibly end up has been the talk

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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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