Live in the Basement Debate: Which NBA players would thrive in a different era?

The NBA has had unique, transformative stars throughout every era. As the game continues to evolve it’s a popular debate among fans to compare the elitism of each era. Our guys over at Live in the Basement had a debate about which stars in NBA history would be able to thrive if they competed in

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Live in the Basement Debate: Tracy McGrady deserving of Hall of Fame induction?

We recently found out that Tracy McGrady will be one of the headliners of the 2017 Basketball Hall of Fame class. McGrady, a seven-time NBA All-Star, and famed prolific scorer might be argued as a controversial selection to be in the Hall of Fame. To kick off our weekly debate segment, our brothers from Live

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Is Tracy McGrady correct on his ‘watered-down’ synopsis of the NBA?

With great success comes critique and ‘hateration‘. Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors felt that animosity coming into this season after winning a championship last season. Many people discredited the Warriors for taking advantage of the injury infested teams in front of them and many NBA retirees took shots at Curry, downplaying his greatness

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Legacy Left Behind: Tracy McGrady

    Admit it, you were one of people who tried everything you could to mirror T-Mac’s move on the basketball court. Tracy McGrady was known a ‘swingman’, a player who could play both guard and forward. At 6-foot-8, McGrady brought a height that was tough to guard for any shooting guard or small forward

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My Love for Allen Iverson

“The Answer,” Allen Iverson. Iverson was The Answer to my childhood. I have been fortunate enough to grow up in the Philadelphia area for my entire life. During that time, I fell in love with Iverson, whom I believe was the best scorer of his era. The Early Years Allen Iverson was drafted with the first

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VIDEO: James Harden dominates Mavs with career playoff-high 42 points

James Harden had it going Friday night in Dallas. James Harden has been panned by critics for his postseason shortcomings during his time with the Rockets but in Game 3 of Houston’s first round series with the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night, Harden hushed up all the howlers by having possibly the best playoff game

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NBA Generations Top-Five Roundtable (2)

For Part 1 of the Panel’s top five choices, click here.   Participants:   Cyril Mpacko – @Cee_Armel DJ Allen – @DJAllen23 Martin Soares – @marley_mcfly Ryan Kirk – @rlk716   1980s Mpacko: Michael Jordan – ’84 Hakeem Olajuwon – ’84 Isiah Thomas – ’81 Charles Barkley – ’84 David Robinson -’87 The 1980’s saw

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Flashback Friday: Kobe Bryant vs. Tracy McGrady

November 2001… Kobe Bryant and the Lakers are fresh off a championship season. Tracy McGrady is fresh off of winning the Most Improved Player Award for his performance during his breakout inaugural season in Orlando. Kobe was the heir apparent… While TMAC was something the basketball word had never seen before, 6’8/9 of unreal athleticism

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Tracy McGrady retracts comeback rumors

Tracy McGrady retracts comeback rumors A potential comeback for Tracy McGrady has been surfacing it seems ever since he shared the contents of his work outs with Kobe Bryant over the summer. More recently, McGrady spoke to Bleacher Report in which he came across even more confident about his ability to still play in the league today,

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Tracy McGrady ponders a return to the game he loves

Les Carpenter who works for Bleacher Report has written a fantastic article titled, “The Game Does Not Leave Gently“. Within the article, Carpenter outlines most of Tracy McGrady‘s road since leaving the NBA. He includes some interesting comments from McGrady regarding a possible return to the court: The thing is, I can still go, man,” T-Mac

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