Kevin Love, Cavs

Kevin Love’s only question in extension talks was whether Cavs were going to tank

As Kevin Love was negotiating his contract extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers over the summer, he was only interested in knowing which direction general manager Koby Altman and owner Dan Gilbert were heading in. After LeBron James signed with the Los Angeles Lakers in free agency, many thought the Cavs would enter a rebuild phase and

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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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Mental health and it’s importance to professional athletes

Let’s applaud Kevin Love, DeMar DeRozan, Marcus and Markieff Morris (and more) for speaking up and out on mental health. Too often we get caught up in our every day lives expressing the good, and keeping the bad bottled up. Athletes are human too. They experience hunger, pain, joyfulness, and depression. If John Doe on Park

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Kevin Love and Giannis Antetokounmpo

Should the Milwaukee Bucks trade for Kevin Love?

The Milwaukee Bucks have been in a standstill in the Eastern Conference over the past few years. The rise of Giannis Antetokounmpo has been real and he’s led the Bucks to a respectable position in the NBA. However, they’ve been unable to get over the hump and it’s time to get Antetokounmpo some help. The

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Splash Brothers

The “Splash Brothers” Proving Their Value During the Finals

The Oracle Arena erupted continuously as the Golden State Warriors stomped the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2 of the NBA Finals, giving the Warriors a 2-0 lead. From a red-hot offense to Stephen Curry swishing desperation shot-clock heaves 28 feet from the rim, the fans got their money’s worth. The bench turned into a different

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Scoop B: Cavs & Warriors’ NBA Finals Pt. IV & 76ers ‘burner’ Twitter accounts

Cavaliers and Warriors, Wariors and Cavaliers…it feels like watching all of the Rocky Balboa movies all over again; except it’s basketball! Tonight the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors play Game 1 of their fourth go aroung in the 2018 NBA Finals. I spoke with Christian Heimall on the Press Row Podcast and discussed the

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How The Cleveland Cavaliers Are Showing There’s No “I” In Team

You may have been worried about LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers starting 0-2 against the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals. In Games 1 and 2, the Cavaliers continued to struggle with their lack of defense and role player inconsistency. Celtics forward Jaylen Brown looked comfortable out there dropping 23 points in both

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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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Pump Fake To The Altar NBA

Pump Fake to the Altar: Episode 8 – NBA Playoff Push

In this episode of Pump Fake to the Altar, your hosts Felix John-Baptiste and DJ Allen discuss the recently proposed 1 through 16 playoff seeding. They also take a look at the Eastern Conference team records vs the Western Conference. It appears that the standings for seeds 3 through 8 in each conference are relatively

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Society Top 50: No. 30 Kevin Love

Name: Kevin Love Ranking: 30 Team: Cleveland Cavaliers 2016-2017 Regular Season General Stats: 19.0 PPG, 11.5 RPG, 2.4 APG, 0.9 SPG, 0.5 BPG, 43 FG%, 37.3 3PT%, 87.1 FT% 2016-2017 Regular Season Advanced Stats:  21.1 PER, .573 TS%, 6.4 WS, 1.7 OBPM, -0.9 DBPM, 1.3 VORP The Breakdown Kevin Love was the man in Minnesota before Karl-Anthony Towns came around.

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