The Atlantic Files

The Atlantic Files Episode 97: Around the NBA Predictions – Central Division

Atlantic Division Year in Review Series: Celtics | Raptors | Sixers | Knicks | Nets Subscribe to The Atlantic Files on Apple Podcasts || Subscribe to Basketball Society on Apple Podcasts The annual Year in Review series is now out of the way. We broke down each team in the Atlantic Division, but what about

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Victor Oladipo

Pacers’ Victor Oladipo: ‘I play nothing safe now’

Indiana Pacers shooting guard Victor Oladipo has changed his mindset when it comes to the game of basketball, saying he pushes the envelope as opposed to playing it safe like he did earlier in his career. Oladipo was named the 2017-18 Most Improved Player. As the main option on offense in Indiana, Oladipo averaged 23.1 points,

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Victor Oladipo

Victor Oladipo is already thinking about getting better

Victor Oladipo is not satisfied. Coming off of a Game 7 loss, his mindset is already on taking his next step up. Most people would be worried about vacation and taking some time off but Oladipo is all about getting back to work. Oladipo took the game by storm this season, elevating his game and

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LeBron James

What will we see from LeBron James today?

What will we see from LeBron James in a first-round elimination game? An aggressive yet expressive one I would assume, especially after coming off of a bad Game 6 loss. James isn’t one who’s accustomed to taking first round exits in the playoffs. It hasn’t happened yet and he should do whatever it takes to

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LeBron James

LeBron James and the Cavaliers have to play the role of aggressor in Game 2

The Indiana Pacers took Game 1 with assertiveness and aggression. They kept Cleveland on their heels by constantly attacking. The lead got up to 21 in the first quarter and while Cleveland came within striking distance, they just couldn’t get over the hump. In Game 2, roles must be reversed if the Cavaliers don’t want to

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LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers

Overreaction in Cleveland?

We all know what happened in Game 1 of the Indiana Pacers against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the First Round of the East Conference Playoffs. Victor Oladipo went off for 32 points on 11-for-19 shooting in a 98-80 rout of the Cavs. LeBron thinks the #Cavs have to be more “mind ready” in Game 2.

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Indiana Pacers vs the Cleveland Cavaliers

What gives the Indiana Pacers the best shot to upset the Cleveland Cavaliers?

Cleveland’s struggles have been on front street this season however they’ve still managed to prevail and hold down the fourth seed. Despite their defensive deficiencies, they’re still the favorite to win this series and the favorite to make it to the NBA Finals in some eyes. That’s not too crazy of a statement considering they

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Myles Turner

Society Top 50: No. 40 – Myles Turner

Name: Myles Turner Ranking: 40 Team: Indiana Pacers 2016-2017 Regular Season General Stats: 14.5 PPG, 7.3 RPG, 1.3 APG, 0.9 SPG, 2.1 BPG, 51.1 FG% 34.8 3P%, 80.9 FT% 2016-2017 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 18.5 PER, .585 TS%, 8.0 WS, -0.3 OBPM, 2.6 DBPM, 2.8 VORP The Breakdown The Indiana Pacers this season will look completely different

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How to assemble a Boston Celtics super team

The Boston Celtics finished the 2017 NBA regular season as the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, but lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Conference Finals. The Cavaliers breezed to the NBA Finals, but the Celtics’ one win in Cleveland proved Brad Stevens’ system can compete with the NBA’s elite with the right

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Paul George

The Curious Case of Paul George

When the 2016-2017 trade deadline approached, late rumors of Paul George being shopped by the Indiana Pacers made the NBA world sit up in their seats. As you may have been able to tell by now, those rumors were just what they were labeled as: rumors. However, with the NBA Draft right around the corner teams may

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