Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving on Celtics: “We’re not as good as we think we are”

The Boston Celtics are now 7-6 after a 100-94 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday. It’s not the kind of start that many expected with Gordon Hayward and Kyrie Irving healthy, but so far the Celtics look extremely mortal and beatable. Via Adam Himmelsbach of The Boston Globe: Kyrie: “We’re not as good

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The Atlantic Files

The Atlantic Files Episode 105: Ben Simmons stands no chance against Kawhi Leonard

Subscribe to The Atlantic Files on Apple Podcasts || Subscribe to Basketball Society on Apple Podcasts Mike and Alex welcome back another former guest of the podcast this week in Dennis Clausen from Rotoballer. The Atlantic Division is chugging along with the fresh new NBA season, and there’s plenty to talk about. Kawhi Leonard had

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Sixers

Sixers’ Shooters a Non-factor in Opening Night Loss to Celtics

Just 12 days ago, the Sixers played the Dallas Mavericks in China. JJ Redick scored 28 points and didn’t miss one shot. Landry Shamet and Furkan Korkmaz came off the bench and provided a significant scoring touch that helped them get the win. Naturally, I thought I would write an article about how the Sixers

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LeBron James

Does LeBron need to reinvent himself with the Lakers?

Guest contribution by Jen Cassidy Nine days into free agency, the die was cast with LeBron James signing a four-year deal worth $153.3 million. The last year is a player option, which means the Lakers will have ample time to build around James. But James is in win-mode now, yet the team he is set to

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Five Burning Topics for the 2018-2019 NBA Season

It seems like just yesterday we watched the Golden State Warriors deliver yet another NBA championship as a precursor to one of the wildest NBA offseasons in recent memory. Chess pieces moved and new stars aligned as teams and individual players alike made moves to put themselves in the best position to continue to compete.

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James Harden Basketball

Master your basketball fundamentals first

Have you ever heard the saying: “You have to learn how to walk before you can run“? It’s a common phrase that’s used in reference to trusting the process and taking baby steps before getting to the end goal. That same phrase can be used in the game of basketball. What makes the game so

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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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John Wall

Where do John Wall and the Wizards rank?

With all of the moves that have occurred during the off-season, the Washington Wizards have been on the back burner not making much of a splash. However, John Wall has found a way to keep his team and himself in the headlines. It all started with Wall acknowledging his lack of reference when discussing the

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NBA

Who’s on your Mount Rushmore of NBA ball-handlers?

Mt. Rushmore is often referenced in basketball discussions and when it is, it’s often referred to as the four best at a specific topic. The discussions are usually subjective because often people choose their favorites but it makes for a fun debate. During the NBA’s Handle Week, Stephen Curry gave his Mt. Rushmore of ball-handlers

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NBA

Ego and the NBA: The Cost of Being “The Man”

The Minnesota Timberwolves got two and a half seasons of Stephon Marbury and Kevin Garnett. They were a young team with two emerging studs that were poised to do battle with the Lakers and Spurs for the better half of the next decade. Naturally, they did not get immediate success due to their youth but

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