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How does fit and opportunity affect this NBA Draft class?

Why isn’t there enough weight put on fit an opportunity when discussing the careers of young talent? We discuss the play on the court and the numbers that coincide with that but we often never discuss their situation. Following the first few months after the NBA season begins, we start to critique the rookies and

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Kawhi Leonard and LeBron James

Would Kawhi Leonard put the Cavaliers over Golden State?

We’re only ten days removed from the NBA Finals and free agency is already in a frenzy. Word spread that Kawhi Leonard wanted out of San Antonio with aims at Los Angeles and that just got the ball rolling. All of the trade scenarios and where he could possibly end up has been the talk

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Kawhi Leonard

Roundtable: Reactions to Kawhi Leonard’s reported trade request

After a stream of recent speculation, it’s been reported that Kawhi Leonard is requesting a trade from the San Antonio Spurs. Leonard played just nine games this past season due to a quad injury. The circumstances of his process for recovery enticed a tension between Leonard and the Spurs over the course of the season,

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LeBron James

Scoop B: A LeBron James, Miami Heat reunion ain’t a pipe dream

Basketball Society’s Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson discussed a LeBron James/Miami Heat Reunion on the Cheap Seats Podcast. Press Play Below To Listen! A second championship for the city of Cleveland and their beloved Cavaliers didn’t happen on Friday when the Golden State Warriors swept them Friday evening. Another Cavs finals loss beckons the question: where

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Becky Hammon

WNBA’s Cappie Pondexter on Becky Hammon, Milwaukee Bucks: ‘Basketball isn’t about a gender’

Cappie Pondexter checked in with Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson & Scoop B Radio and discussed Becky Hammon & more.  Press Play Below To Listen!  San Antonio Spurs assistant coach, Becky Hammon became the NBA’s first female assistant coach. Guess what? She’ll also become the first woman to interview for a head coaching job in the

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Warriors

Key storylines for Warriors-Spurs heading into Game 3

The red-hot shooting of Klay Thompson No other player in this series has left as big an imprint as Klay Thompson. Using the gift that has made him into the elite player he is today, his sweet stroke has been crippling any chance of a Spurs upset. In the opening game of the series, Thompson

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JaVale McGee

The Defensive Short: JaVale McGee standing tall

The Golden State Warriors let their defense do the talking in Game 1 of their matchup against the San Antonio Spurs. The star of the show was JaVale McGee who came out active and long on defense. He had his hands tied going up against LaMarcus Aldridge, who’s one of the best low post offensive

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Pelicans

Evan Evaluations: A Pelican’s Race

The Western Conference is still on a wavy path seeding teams for the NBA Playoffs. The New Orleans Pelicans are not only fighting for a playoff spot but also an NBA MVP trophy for Anthony Davis. Davis has proved himself as one of the top big men in the league and what better way to prove

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NBA

5 Things To Watch For In the Second Half of the NBA Season

With the dust settled on a fun and relaxing NBA All-Star weekend  (unless you’re Fergie), the tide now turns to a race for the post-season, tanking, staying healthy, seeing what the young guys can do, and many other factors depending on the current team’s situation. To date, it has been one of the better NBA

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LaMarcus Aldridge

Society Top 50: No. 39 LaMarcus Aldridge

Name: LaMarcus Aldridge Position: 39 Team: San Antonio Spurs 2016-17 Regular Season General Stats: 17.3 ppg, 7.3 rpg, 1.9 apg, 1.2 bpg, 47.7 FG%, 41.1 3PT% 2016-17 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 18.6 PER, 53.2 TS%, 7.2 WS, -0.3 OBPM, 1.3 DBPM, 1.8 VORP   The Breakdown: LaMarcus Aldridge, once one of the most feared power forwards in the league, is

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