Lakers can’t beat Warriors & Rondo is “smartest player that I’ve ever played with,” says Brian Scalabrine

Brian Scalabrine tells Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson that Rajon Rondo is the smartest basketball player he’s played with on Scoop B Radio. Press Play Below To Listen!  This summer, Rajon Rondo signed with Los Angeles and will take his talents to the Lakers this fall. He’ll team with some guy named LeBron James and a

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Why DeMarcus Cousins will dominate in the 2018-19 NBA season

Too often we expect newly acquired players to fully translate their contributions from their prior team to their new team. However, we should come to the realization that 30 points per game on one team, doesn’t mean 30 points per game on another. At least not for everyone. When it comes to DeMarcus Cousins, we

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Why Carmelo Anthony is still an elite NBA scorer

Is the art of the mid-range game dead? Are isolation players that can create their own shot no longer a commodity? Well, from recent memory we saw Kevin Durant put on an absolute clinic against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of the 2018 NBA Finals. He torched them even when his shots were heavily

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Pump Fake to the Altar: Episode 14 – NBA Draft & Off Season Moves

In this episode of the Pump Fake to the Altar podcast, your hosts Felix John-Baptiste and DJ Allen briefly recap the NBA Finals. They visit everything from Kevin Durant’s haymaker to LeBron’s alleged broken hand. Would LeBron have been better off letting that information be known after Game 1? Should he have not said anything

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Pump Fake to the Altar: Episode 13 – NBA Finals Drama

In this episode of Pump Fake to the Altar, your hosts Felix John-Baptiste and DJ Allen discuss all things NBA Finals. After 2 games, all seems to be well in The Bay. The Warriors snuck out of Game 1 with a victory, and Stephen Curry closed the deal in Game 2. Should the Warriors continue

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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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Pump Fake to the Altar: Episode 11 – NBA Playoff Surprises

Your hosts Felix John-Baptiste and DJ Allen are FIRED UP on this episode of Pump Fake to the Altar. They discuss the lengthy Celtics-Bucks series as well as the Pelicans sweep of the Trail Blazers. At a quick glance, this was one of the most entertaining first rounds of NBA playoff action to their memories.

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An inside look at the proposed 1-16 playoff seeding for the 2018 NBA Playoffs

Throughout the years of the NBA Playoffs, we’ve grown accustomed to the 1 through 8 seeding in each conference. However, with the recent balance of power shifting West, individuals have grown weary of the current format. Instead, they’d like to see the “best” two teams meet in The Finals as opposed to earlier in the

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Pump Fake to the Altar: Episode 10 – NBA Playoff Palooza

Welcome to a special edition of the Pump Fake to the Altar podcast! Your hosts Felix John-Baptiste and DJ Allen discuss each opening round match-up of the 2018 NBA playoffs. They give us insight on their predictions and choose x-factors of each series. Who’s going to win it all? By looking back on the season,

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Live in the Basement Debate: How do the modern Warriors stack up historically?

Over the last two NBA seasons, we’ve seen the Golden State Warriors make all types of history. Their insane rise to take control as the NBA’s best puts them into the all-time conversation. The guys over at Live in the Basement debate how these Warriors stack up against other great teams in NBA history. Would

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