NBA

Ranking the best young cores heading into the 2018-2019 NBA season

Yes Golden State Warriors, we get that you currently have the best roster and won’t be beaten anytime soon, most likely (thanks for making that abundantly clear DeMarcus Cousins). However, as superstars get older, there are always younger players developing behind them, waiting to unseat these veteran superstars as the NBA’s next elite level talent. With

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Jayson Tatum

Celtics young star Jayson Tatum thinks Carmelo Anthony will fit well in Houston

Recently on the Bill Simmons podcast, Celtics stud Jayson Tatum sat down to discuss various topics including his young NBA career, Brad Stevens, high school and college hoops, and his focus for next season. The rookie (now sophomore) made a huge splash on the NBA radar by seamlessly fitting into the Celtics scheme. Offensively and defensively,

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The Atlantic Files

The Atlantic Files Episode 96: The Boston Celtics biggest question mark is a third string guard

Previous Year in Review Episodes: Nets | Sixers | Raptors | Knicks Subscribe to The Atlantic Files on Apple Podcasts | Subscribe to Basketball Society on Apple Podcasts The final team of the Year in Review series is finally here! Mike Bash and Alex Fischbein wrap up the Atlantic Files Year in Review with the

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Kobe Bryant

Celtics’ Jayson Tatum says Kobe Bryant helped him with his post game

Boston Celtics small forward Jayson Tatum worked out with former Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant earlier this summer and Tatum says Bryant helped him with his post game. Bryant was Tatum’s favorite player growing up and Tatum tried to model his game after Bryant’s. The 20-year-old had a sound rookie season with Boston, averaging 13.9 points, 5.0

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The Fadeaway

The Fadeaway Episode 24: Jayson Tatum’s HS Coach, Monroe Douglass Jr. Joins the Show!

Monroe Douglass Jr. joins The Fadeaway this week! He is an assistant coach at one of the premier high school programs in the country, Chaminade High School, in St. Louis. He has coached and played with some great basketball players highlighted by Jayson Tatum. Douglass and Ryan discuss Chaminade hoops, Tatum’s rise to stardom and

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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 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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The 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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