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John Wall’s Maximum Extension: What did the Wizards do and Why?

Here I am, returning from a much needed vacation on the beach, itching to get back to you all on my thoughts about John Wall and the maximum contract he received from the Washington Wizards. If you haven’t heard by now, John Wall has signed a 5 year, $80 million extension with the Washington Wizards. That deal marks him as… Read More
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John Wall Improvement Series: Moving Through Screens

The Washington Wizards have high expectations next season. After finishing 12th in the Eastern Conference and starting the season 5-28 before John Wall’s emphatic return against the Atlanta Hawks, the Wizards finished the rest of the season with a 24-24 and are being considered by many as a playoff team for next season. This will be the first time in… Read More
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What Signing Eric Maynor does for the Washington Wizards

The Washington Wizards were one of the teams that kicked the first day of free agency off with a signing, and a good one at that, reaching a verbal agreement  with former Portland Trailblazer combo guard Eric Maynor. The Wizards will be Maynor’s fourth spot as an NBA player. The former VCU guard will return to the DMV area to back up… Read More
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The Maturation Timeline of Lebron James

Remember when Lebron James was the first pick overall in the 2003 NBA Draft? He was an 18-year-old kid drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers, who that idolized Michael Jordan and expected success to come easy. James entered the association with a sense of entitlement from the moment ESPN filmed him at St. Vincent-St.Mary High School. That entitlement remained throughout his time with the Cavs as James… Read More
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The End of the Road: Where the Miami Heat go from here

Well, this has been a wonderful, thrilling NBA season. One of the best that we’ve seen in years, many would say. This season had everything from historical context to new, innovative schemes on both ends of the floor and newly-birthed All-Stars that could become legendary. The NBA Finals eloquently put a cap on what was already a great season. Even… Read More
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Game 7 Finals Thoughts

Congratulations are in order for the 2013 NBA Champion Miami Heat. They won a thrilling Game 7 over the San Antonio Spurs 95-88. It was the second game in a row that could be labeled a classic, and it cemented this series as one of the best in recent memory. Here are my thoughts on Game 7. 1. Let That… Read More
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