The spotlight of the NBA is slowly drifting away from LeBron James

LeBron James is someone who isn’t shy of the spotlight. He’s been heralded the king since high school and has been the star of the show ever since. However, in the past couple of years, that spotlight on James has changed and I think he has noticed that as well. The phrase “face of the

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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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Overreaction in Cleveland?

We all know what happened in Game 1 of the Indiana Pacers against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the First Round of the East Conference Playoffs. Victor Oladipo went off for 32 points on 11-for-19 shooting in a 98-80 rout of the Cavs. LeBron thinks the #Cavs have to be more “mind ready” in Game 2.

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What gives the Indiana Pacers the best shot to upset the Cleveland Cavaliers?

Cleveland’s struggles have been on front street this season however they’ve still managed to prevail and hold down the fourth seed. Despite their defensive deficiencies, they’re still the favorite to win this series and the favorite to make it to the NBA Finals in some eyes. That’s not too crazy of a statement considering they

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Does the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award really focus on the most valuable player?

Is the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award really about being the most valuable? When you read the phrase “most valuable” you think of the player that’s most important to their team. If we’re calling the most heralded award in the league the Most Valuable Player award then I believe it should truly be awarded to

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2018 NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference Roundtable

The NBA Playoffs are upon us and there are plenty of storylines to follow entering the opening weekend. The Eastern Conference despite being home to LeBron James is traditionally seen as the inferior half of the Association. However, the Philadelphia 76ers surprised everyone by jumping to the 3rd seed and winning more games than the

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Pump Fake to the Altar: Episode 10 – NBA Playoff Palooza

Welcome to a special edition of the Pump Fake to the Altar podcast! Your hosts Felix John-Baptiste and DJ Allen discuss each opening round match-up of the 2018 NBA playoffs. They give us insight on their predictions and choose x-factors of each series. Who’s going to win it all? By looking back on the season,

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Roundtable: Looking back on the 2017-18 NBA regular season

Several Society writers gather for a roundtable discussion to discuss the wild season that was in the NBA, including biggest takeaways, most compelling storylines and the best single-game performance this year. Our participants are: Ralph Cortes Evan Anderson (@Jordainian21) Felix John-Baptiste (@TwoSmooth2) Fonz De Falco (@FonzyDeFalco) DJ Allen (@DJAllen23) 1. What’s your biggest takeaway from

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The only person who could keep LeBron from his eighth straight NBA Finals is Kyrie Irving

Talking about who’s coming out of the Eastern Conference in the NBA has practically been a waste of time and breath for the last seven years. LeBron James, while in Miami and Cleveland, was always the answer. Some of LeBron’s most formidable Eastern Conference Finals opponents during this run were the Celtics in 2012 and

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NBA Roundtable: What’s Next for OKC? NCAA Talent Pool in Danger?

One of the best months of basketball continues with the NCAA Tournament and the race for the NBA Playoffs in full swing. We got together this week to talk about future NBA prospect decisions, Kevin Durant, the Oklahoma City Thunder, and more. Writers this week: Sean Linhares – @Linhares_BBS Justin Kirkland – @jkirk41 Evan Anderson

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