NBA

NBA Roundtable: New look Cavs, Wiz without Wall and new playoff format

Several Society writers gather for a roundtable discussion to hash out current NBA happenings, including talk about the new-look Cleveland Cavaliers, who is in more danger of missing the playoffs between Oklahoma City and San Antonio, as well as the NBA experimenting with a new playoff format. Our participants this week are: DJ Allen (@DJAllen23)

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Bradley Beal

Society Top 50: No. 34 – Bradley Beal

Name: Bradley Beal Ranking: 34 Team: Washington Wizards 2016-17 Regular Season Traditional Stats: 23.1 PPG, 3.1 RPG, 3.5 APG, 1.1 SPG, 48.2 FG%, 40.4 3PT%, 84.2 FT% 2016-17 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 20.1 PER, 60.4 TS%, 8.5 WS, 4.5 OBPM, -2.3 DBPM, 2.8 VORP The Breakdown:  Bradley Beal is amongst the top shooting guards that we

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Is John Wall the best two-way point guard in the NBA?

John Wall has taken the league by storm ever since he came into the league in 2010 as the no. 1 overall pick out of Kentucky. John Wall has climbed a legitimate ladder of career success in his seven NBA seasons. Wall has shown us that with his combination of athleticism, speed, and agility, he

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Kentucky

How successful would an All-Kentucky team be in the NBA?

The University of Kentucky will be holding their Alumni Charity Game on August 25th. With this game, it sparks the imagination into how a team fully comprised of Big Blue Nation members would perform in the NBA. No other collegiate school has done a better at producing NBA talent than the Wildcats from Kentucky. Due in

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Don’t blame John Wall for the Washington Wizards’ Game 7 loss

John Wall and the Washington Wizards fell to the Boston Celtics 115-105 in Game 7 of a rugged Eastern Conference Semifinals, and it was a game in which Wall did not play his best. Wall, who tallied 44 minutes in the contest, was visibly gassed towards the end, looking to eek out any ounce of

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John Wall

Why John Wall Will Win Out His Match Up With Isaiah Thomas

We have been fortunate to watch some highly competitive basketball thus far in the Celtics-Wizards series. John Wall and Isaiah Thomas have been stealing the show each game, with dominant performances in each one of the four games. Isaiah Thomas dominated the first two games with 33 points and 9 assists in Game 1, and

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Celtics

Celtics-Wizards: Game 1 takeaways, looking ahead to Game 2

With Isaiah Thomas scoring 33 points and dropping 9 assists after getting into Boston at 4:00 am because he was attending his sister’s funeral, the Celtics have taken control of the series after Game 1. Isaiah Thomas strips John Wall and hits a three on the other end#NBAPlayoffsvia @clippittv pic.twitter.com/U6p04Gh5Sj — Basketball Society (@BBallSociety_) April

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VIDEO: John Wall drops 32 points, 14 assists on Hawks in Game 1

John Wall dazzled in the Washington Wizards’ 114-107 Game 1 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday afternoon, finishing the contest with 32 points and 14 assists to led his team.  After a sluggish first half, the Wizards perked up in the third quarter, where they used a Wall and Markieff Morris led blitz to

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NBA Playoffs, James Harden, Steph Curry, LeBron James, Russell Westbrook

Fisch’s Friday Rant: NBA Playoffs are back!

The NBA Playoffs are finally back! First round upsets and disappointments are right around the corner, and all of us here at Basketball Society are more than excited to bring you with us every step of the way. Just a warning, we’re not going to be too sympathetic if your team loses earlier than you

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Early Predictions for the 2017 NBA All-Defensive and All-Rookie teams

Last week I made my predictions for the All-NBA 1st, 2nd and 3rd teams. Today, I make my predictions for both All-Defensive teams as well as making my picks for the best rookies to make the All-Rookie 1st and 2nd teams. NBA All-Defensive 1st Team G: John Wall (4.2 REBS, 2.0 STLS & 0.6 BLKS) G:

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