How the outcome of the Thunder-Jazz series can impact both franchises

The opening weekend of the NBA Playoffs included a 116-108 Oklahoma City Thunder win over the Utah Jazz. “Playoff P” (Paul George) introduced himself to the Thunder home crowd, and Donovan Mitchell showed toughness by playing through an injury/pain. Regardless of how this series turns out, the outcome could affect both franchises in different ways.

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J-Kirk’s 2017-2018 NBA Regular Season Awards Picks

This has been one of the more compelling years for the NBA’s yearly awards. The Rookie of the Year race is a coin flip and for yet another season we are debating the definition of “valuable” in the Most Valuable Player award to vouch for who is most deserving. The awards themselves are valued differently

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Confidence is highly important when it comes to shooting the basketball

When we discuss shooting and the best shooters in the game, we always discuss the mechanics: their shooting form, balance and how they get their shots off. What we don’t discuss is the mental side of shooting and confidence. They’re both equally important. This season we’ve seen a few cases that show why confidence is

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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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Russell Westbrook and Paul George, our newest NBA power duo

As if this NBA offseason hadn’t proven diabolical enough, on the eve of NBA free agency, the Indiana Pacers agreed to trade Paul George to the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for Victor Oladipo and Donatas Sabonis. This was the latest in this arms race of an NBA offseason, days after the announced trade sending

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Fisch’s Friday Rant: Saturday Goodies Vol.2

Wow, that Friday night was hectic! Paul George getting shipped away from the East, players getting re-signed right at midnight, and reporters battling back and forth to tweet the latest signings. More and more news was coming out just minutes after each other. That being said, the Friday Rant had to be re-recorded to reflect

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How to assemble a Boston Celtics super team

The Boston Celtics finished the 2017 NBA regular season as the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, but lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Conference Finals. The Cavaliers breezed to the NBA Finals, but the Celtics’ one win in Cleveland proved Brad Stevens’ system can compete with the NBA’s elite with the right

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Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave: Paul George, D’Angelo Russell, and summer madness

Welcome to the Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave, a subjective Lakers-related column where our resident Laker fans answer a series of questions regarding the Purple & Gold. This edition features discussion centered around the Paul George saga and the NBA Draft. Our participants for this edition are: Ralph Cortes (@ralphjc0) B.J. Boyer (@wcboyer24) DJ Allen (@DJAllen23) 1. The

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The Boston Celtics continue to be brilliant

We all knew that the Boston Celtics had to make a choice this offseason. On the heels of an anti-climactic loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference Finals, Danny Ainge and Co. inherited the No. 1 overall pick in the upcoming NBA Draft. Ever since the Brooklyn Nets sold their souls to Boston

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The Curious Case of Paul George

When the 2016-2017 trade deadline approached, late rumors of Paul George being shopped by the Indiana Pacers made the NBA world sit up in their seats. As you may have been able to tell by now, those rumors were just what they were labeled as: rumors. However, with the NBA Draft right around the corner teams may

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