MVP

Ranking the 5 MVP candidates for the 2018-2019 NBA season

The NBA continues to grow with superstars leaguewide. With this heavy influx of elite level talent, it could be the deepest in terms of skill that has ever been in the league at one time. Whether it be from individual statistics, team success, or player popularity with all these players on this list, each is taken

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The Atlantic Files

The Atlantic Files Episode 100: Wait, 100 episodes?!

Looking Around the League Series Episodes: Central | Southeast | Southwest Subscribe to The Atlantic Files on Apple Podcasts | Subscribe to Basketball Society Episode 100 is actually here! Thank you to everyone who has supported and listened to the show thus far! This week, Alex and Mike take a look at the Pacific Division

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NBA Preseason

Three Biggest Question Heading Into the NBA Preseason

What will Kawhi Leonard look like in Toronto?  Kawhi Leonard was traded to the Toronto Raptors during the NBA offseason and the public is curious as to what version of Leonard will be seen with his new team. Leonard is arguably the best two-way player in the Association, but his defense is where his biggest

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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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DeMarcus Cousins: LeBron, Lakers “have a chance” to beat the Warriors

The Los Angeles Lakers made a splash this summer when they signed top free agent, LeBron James. The Golden State Warriors shocked the basketball world when they signed heavily touted free agent, DeMarcus Cousins. Who did it better? “They got the best player in the world,” DeMarcus Cousins told me of LeBron James in an

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LeBron James

Pat Riley says LeBron James subtly asked him to replace Erik Spoelstra in 2010

During the first season of the Miami Heat Big Three in 2010, the team got off to a 9-8 start and a rift reportedly developed between star small forward LeBron James and head coach Erik Spoelstra. James and Spoelstra didn’t see eye-to-eye and it led to the club playing some poor basketball early on. During a loss to the

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LeBron James

David Stern: We tried very hard for LeBron James’ “The Decision” not to happen

Former NBA commissioner David Stern says he knew there would be negative consequences following LeBron James’ “The Decision” special which aired in the summer of 2010. James announced on live T.V. he was leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers to sign with the Miami Heat, causing uproar all over the NBA world. Stern knew from the beginning

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LeBron James

LeBron James News: Lakers have title chance with”best player in the world,” says Kevin Garnett

The Los Angeles Lakers added LeBron James to their roster this NBA offseason. Is that enough to GET PAST the Golden State Warriors and win an NBA championship? “I don’t know,” retired NBA vet, Kevin Garnett told me via ScoopB.com  “I don’t know. I think we’re all going to see it and it’s going to

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LeBron James

Ray Allen says Michael Jordan, not LeBron James, is the greatest player of all-time

The best three-point shooter in NBA history, Ray Allen, is taking Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan over LeBron James in the GOAT debate. In an interview with Dan Patrick on The Dan Patrick Show, Allen said James is a top-five player of all-time, but isn’t better than Jordan. When talking about the greatest player in

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