Pump Fake to the Altar: Episode 12 – NBA Conference Finals

Well, look what we have here! Since the inception of the 2017-18 NBA regular season, we anticipated THESE Conference Finals. The Rockets, Warriors, Cavaliers, and Celtics all advance and hopefully we can get our money’s worth. Your hosts Felix John-Baptiste and DJ Allen give a fresh take on what to expect on this episode of

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Projection Model Gives Sixers Good Chance of Reaching NBA Finals

Overcoming adversity. That is how one can only explain the Sixers come from behind victory against the Miami Heat on Saturday to take a commanding 3-1 lead in the series. Led by youth in Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid, rarely has it been that young players can carry a team with the way they have

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Three Determining Factors for Sixers First Round Success

The Sixers are the first team in NBA history to end the season on a 16-game winning streak. With the last eight of those wins coming without Eastern Conference All-Star, Joel Embiid, the Sixers are using their surrounding talent alongside an all-time rookie to propel this team to a top Eastern Conference squad. As the

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Why the Philadelphia 76ers Are Built For A Playoff Run

The Philadelphia 76ers have been ridiculed, mocked and created every reason for them to be the laughing stock of the league for a few years. They were criticized for ‘trusting a process’, something that looked all but a failure when Joel Embiid went down with a season-ending injury in back to back season before he

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2017 NBA Playoffs: Bracket Style

We’ve all heard it before somewhere or another. The NBA playoff format is in need of some adjustment. Whether you agree or disagree, there’s popular media belief that the 8th seeds in each conference should disappear. Some people would rather see a complete 1 through 16 seeding to include those “best of the West” teams

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Cavaliers clinch No. 1 Seed In the Eastern Conference

When your best player (LeBron) scores 34 points and your second best player (Kyrie) scores 35 points, you know there was something important riding on that game. Well, last night, the Cavaliers clinched the number one seed in the Eastern Conference with a statement win over the Atlanta Hawks. This also solidifies home court advantage

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LeBron James

LeBron James doesn’t think Cavs are ready for the playoffs

During both tenures with the Cleveland Cavaliers, basketball fans have all gotten used to watching LeBron James carry the team on his shoulders throughout the playoffs. He has been able to lead the team to deep playoff runs, and some great regular season finishes as well. If there’s anyone who knows what it takes to

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When will the Grizzlies get with the times?

Here we are in the 2015-16 season, analytics are running rampant in the NBA, and more teams are increasing the amount of three pointers they shoot. One team has decided to forego the movement to three pointers and keep their big, tough lineup. This team is, of course, the Memphis Grizzlies. Their formula hasn’t been

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David Blatt Wants The 2-seed, LeBron James Disagrees

According to Matt Moore of CBS Sports, David Blatt thinks the Cleveland Cavaliers need a 2-seed in the playoffs. However, one superstar on the team doesn’t exactly agree with him. After the Cavs’ loss to the Miami Heat, Blatt said on ESPN that his team needed to finish second place in the East. This created

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NBA Atlantic Division

The Atlantic Files Ep. 15: Ish, Streaking, & Free Agent Plans

Alex Fischbein (@ThatKidFisch) is back to bring you another week of coverage on the Atlantic Division of the NBA. This week, he reaches into the archives and brings back some clips of his explanations on why the Raptors would struggle down the road and then talks about their current playoff matchup. Next, he talks about

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