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Durant choses to pursue a championship in the Bay

On Monday morning, Durant announced he will be playing for the Golden State Warriors next season via the Players Tribune. He agreed to a two-year, $54 million contract with a player-option after the first year. Durant led the Oklahoma City Thunder to within a game of the NBA Finals before ultimately falling to the Warriors this season. Now, he decides… Read More
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Reviewing Draft Day trades with Free Agency set to start

This past week has altered the landscape of the league before we even get to start free agency (less than 24 hrs away). Front offices have been working the phones tirelessly trying to improve each respective roster just before the wooing & recruiting process commences to start the free agency period. It’s like high school recruiting, only on a bigger… Read More
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Shades of ’03 as international players dominate Round 1

The theme for the 2016 NBA Draft was international flavor. Eight international players that did not play basketball in the United States last year were drafted in the first round, tying a record set in 2003. There were six players who played collegiately last year that went in the first round, including the No. 1 overall pick, Ben Simmons, out… Read More
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Knicks fill a need by trading for former MVP

Former 2011 NBA MVP Derrick rose is a member of the New York Knicks after being traded from the Chicago Bulls yesterday afternoon. For those who don’t remember, Rose has been through a well documented injury history. Tearing his ACL twice and his meniscus, despite his injuries and even at this stage of Rose career he still can be a… Read More