The Atlantic Files

The Atlantic Files Episode 97: Around the NBA Predictions – Central Division

Atlantic Division Year in Review Series: Celtics | Raptors | Sixers | Knicks | Nets Subscribe to The Atlantic Files on Apple Podcasts || Subscribe to Basketball Society on Apple Podcasts The annual Year in Review series is now out of the way. We broke down each team in the Atlantic Division, but what about

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Victor Oladipo

Pacers’ Victor Oladipo: ‘I play nothing safe now’

Indiana Pacers shooting guard Victor Oladipo has changed his mindset when it comes to the game of basketball, saying he pushes the envelope as opposed to playing it safe like he did earlier in his career. Oladipo was named the 2017-18 Most Improved Player. As the main option on offense in Indiana, Oladipo averaged 23.1 points,

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Lance Stephenson

Indiana Pacers Risk Losing a Valuable Lance Stephenson

The Indiana Pacers recently declined Lance Stephenson’s team option, making him an unrestricted free agent. When Stephenson joined the Pacers in 2016, he entered a 3-year contract with a team option. Declining the $4.3 million option indicates the team will be looking to acquire a new free agent this summer, such as Tyreke Evans or Will

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Victor Oladipo

Victor Oladipo is already thinking about getting better

Victor Oladipo is not satisfied. Coming off of a Game 7 loss, his mindset is already on taking his next step up. Most people would be worried about vacation and taking some time off but Oladipo is all about getting back to work. Oladipo took the game by storm this season, elevating his game and

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LeBron James

LeBron James and the Cavaliers have to play the role of aggressor in Game 2

The Indiana Pacers took Game 1 with assertiveness and aggression. They kept Cleveland on their heels by constantly attacking. The lead got up to 21 in the first quarter and while Cleveland came within striking distance, they just couldn’t get over the hump. In Game 2, roles must be reversed if the Cavaliers don’t want to

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LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers

Overreaction in Cleveland?

We all know what happened in Game 1 of the Indiana Pacers against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the First Round of the East Conference Playoffs. Victor Oladipo went off for 32 points on 11-for-19 shooting in a 98-80 rout of the Cavs. LeBron thinks the #Cavs have to be more “mind ready” in Game 2.

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Indiana Pacers vs the Cleveland Cavaliers

What gives the Indiana Pacers the best shot to upset the Cleveland Cavaliers?

Cleveland’s struggles have been on front street this season however they’ve still managed to prevail and hold down the fourth seed. Despite their defensive deficiencies, they’re still the favorite to win this series and the favorite to make it to the NBA Finals in some eyes. That’s not too crazy of a statement considering they

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NBA

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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NBA 2K’s Ronnie2K says Donovan Mitchell, Clint Capela & Victor Oladipo’s 2K game ratings have gone up drastically because they ‘have had great seasons’

NBA 2K’s Ronnie2K checked in with Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson. Press Play Below To Listen! The unlikely success of the Utah Jazz this season has surely turned heads! Currently sitting in 4th place at 46-33 in the NBA’s Western Conference, the major key to their success this season has been the coaching of Quin Snyder,

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Victor Oladipo

Victor Oladipo’s ongoing task of becoming worthy running mate for Westbrook

Last night, the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Houston Rockets at home behind a combined 59 points, 17 rebounds and 14 assists from Russell Westbrook and Victor Oladipo. That kind of production from their new dynamic back court is the new recipe for success in OKC. After playing just three games with the Thunder since

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