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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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Atlantic Files

The Atlantic Files Episode 85

The Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs are both two games in and they’re a little of what we expected mixed with something we did not expect. On the latest episode of the Atlantic Files, Alex takes a deeper look into the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers series. Multiple guys on the Celtics are making

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Atlantic Files

The Atlantic Files Episode 84

Episode 84 of The Atlantic Files is finally here! The NBA Playoffs have been roaring while I’ve been away. The Conference Semifinals are right around the corner, but we have the first two rounds to talk about. The Philadelphia 76ers took care of business against Miami but encountered a completely different story against Boston. What

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Al Horford

Al Horford is the Star No One Is Talking About

Because his game does not pop off of the screen, Al Horford has been underrated for the majority of his career. Some Boston fans were upset when Danny Ainge inked the five-time All-Star to a massive four-year $113 million deal to anchor the post position in the Garden. For anyone who needed validation of his talents

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J-Kirk’s 2017-2018 NBA Regular Season Awards Picks

This has been one of the more compelling years for the NBA’s yearly awards. The Rookie of the Year race is a coin flip and for yet another season we are debating the definition of “valuable” in the Most Valuable Player award to vouch for who is most deserving. The awards themselves are valued differently

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Jayson Tatum

Jayson Tatum powering Celtics amidst injuries

Since 2009-10, only eight players have averaged at least 13 points per game, registered a PER of 13 or better and connected on 90 threes or more in their rookie season. Boston Celtics first-year forward Jayson Tatum is one of them. Tatum’s offensive game flashes a spicy level of bravado for a rookie and the

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Jayson Tatum

Jayson Tatum will be thrown right into the fire for the Celtics

As a touted NBA rookie, it’s custom to experience a fair amount of pressure to perform right away. Of the top three picks in the 2017 NBA Draft, Jayson Tatum is really the one who needs to be the readiest to go right away. Sure, Markelle Fultz has a great task of being the final puzzle

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Atlantic Files

The Atlantic Files Ep. 59

Episode 59 of The Atlantic Files is here, and that means the last episode of the “Year in Review” series is upon us. Joining me to talk some Boston Celtics is none other than our local Celtics Expert, Alec Walt(@AlecWalt). We go through the Celtics starting lineup for this past season and dissect the kind

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Markelle Fultz, Philadelphia 76ers

2017 NBA Draft Roundtable

As we gear up for the 2017 NBA Draft, several of our writers convened for a roundtable discussion about this year’s class, including who will end up having the best career and who is being overlooked. Our participants for this edition are: Justin Cortes (@ralphjc0) Randy King (@randizzleking16) Justin Kirkland (@jkirk41) Kyle Allan (@KAllan441) B.J.

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Jayson Tatum

Jayson Tatum Scouting Report

Date Of Birth: March 3, 1998 Position: Small Forward College: Duke University Measurements: 6’8, 205 lbs   Strengths:  Tatum arrives at the NBA primarily with a pro-ready frame and the most complete iso game out of all the prospects in the draft. At 6’8 with a long reach he has all the tools and athleticism to play both ways

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