Lonzo Ball

The Defensive Short: Lonzo Ball’s mental lapse

This possession stood out to me which forced me to touch on it. The Golden State Warriors are down by three and Kevin Durant comes off a down screen and gets a wide-open look to tie the game. A solid play but what stands out to me is the mental lapse of Lonzo Ball. This

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NBA MVP

Way Too Early NBA MVP Favorites For 2017-18

We are a little over a month into the NBA season and it has been a fun one thus far, to say the least. You have a lot of teams surprising like the Rockets leading the Western Conference or the Celtics dominating their play so far in the Eastern Conference after a slow start. How

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Cleveland Cavaliers

Pump Fake To The Altar, Episode 2: Are the Celtics the real deal?

The second installment of the “Pump Fake To The Altar” podcast is here and we’ve got another good one for you. Our guys Felix John-Baptiste and DJ Allen discuss if the Boston Celtics are the real deal. They’re currently running roughshod over the NBA on their 16-game win streak. Although their ceiling for the season

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Brandon Ingram: The Rising Star No One Notices

Lost in all of the Lonzo and Kuzma craziness is the play of LA’s 2nd overall pick just a year ago. Brandon Ingram, the Lakers’ second-year man, has enjoyed a solid start to the season after struggling for most of his rookie season and this preseason. A combination of both stints had many people calling

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Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry Basketball

Kevin Durant – “I don’t want to have to be the leader. I’m not a leader”

In an interview with GQ’s, Zach Baron, Kevin Durant sounded off on a variety of topics, including his own leadership style. “Steph Curry is the face of the franchise, and that helps me out, because I don’t have to,” he said. “I don’t want to have to be the leader. I’m not a leader. I’m bad

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Isaiah Thomas

The Isaiah Thomas trade proves NBA has zero loyalty

Often as fans, we slander players for wanting something different in their career. Whether they’re leaving our favorite team or going to join another juggernaut. Despite the situation, often we critique players heavily for wanting change.  Kevin Durant was killed in the media for joining Golden State. Reporters, fans, NBA legends, you name it and

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Sunday Fadeaway

Sunday Fadeaway Episode 3

On the third episode of The Sunday Fadeaway host Ryan Calpin and special contributor Ryan Dieter (@thedeetz63) dive into LeBron’s future with the Cavs, MVP favorites and a breakdown of the Southwest Division. They also have new topics for this week’s Crossover and Buzzer Beater. Make sure to tune in and follow to join the

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Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors, 2017 NBA Finals

VIDEO: Kevin Durant 2016-17 Season Highlights (HD)

We continue our summer video highlight series by recapping the year that was for Kevin Durant, who captured his first NBA championship after shifting scenes from Oklahoma City to the Bay Area. To see our first video installment, which was a short film on 2016-17 league MVP Russell Westbrook, click here.  After a decade in

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Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder

VIDEO: Russell Westbrook 2016-17 MVP Short Film

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook averaged a triple-double during his 2016-17 regular season campaign and led his squad to the Western Conference’s 6th seed, which coalesced itself into the NBA’s MVP award for Mr. “Why Not?” Although they fell in five games to Westbrook’s former running mate James Harden and his Houston Rockets in

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Nick Young and Kevin Durant Golden State Warriors

The Golden State Warriors are having the best off-season

Off of a superb regular season and an even better playoff run, the Golden State Warriors are having the best offseason thus far. Did they sign a “superstar”? No, but they did make some high-quality moves that can elevate them to an even higher level…. Who would’ve thought! First off they made necessary moves in

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