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5 Winners and Losers of Free agency

This has been one of the most active free agencies in NBA history. We saw star players change addresses and some teams stay surprisingly inactive this summer. Here are the five winners and losers of this years free agency.   Winners Honorable Mention: Philadelphia 76ers When your team seemingly makes all the right moves in free agency, after having a... Read More
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Golden State wins second title in three years, Durant named Finals MVP

After heartbreak struck a year ago, the Golden State Warriors capture redemption as they win their second NBA Championship in three years, defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers in game five 129-120. In Game 4, the Warriors got punched in the mouth in the first quarter and could never recover. Along with LeBron James and Kyrie Irving’s greatness, Cleveland stirred the “Can... Read More
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NBA Finals Preview & Prediction

After a year of  “Warriors blow a 3-1 lead” memes and “Is LeBron James the greatest player ever” debates, the Warriors and Cavaliers are meeting in the NBA Finals for the third straight time. Which is the first time in which this has happened. How we got here What makes this match-up so intriguing is the history it brings. With... Read More
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Dreams and nightmares

The NBA Finals rematch was supposed to be one for the ages, but that hasn’t gone according to plan. The Golden State Warriors protected home court, but did it in convincing fashion by winning the first two games of this series by a combined 48 points. The Cleveland Cavaliers are in a lot of trouble heading back home for games... Read More
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Warriors to try and cap off historic season

NBA regular season record for most wins? Check. NBA’s first ever unanimous MVP? Check. NBA Coach of the Year? Check. Overcome playoff adversity? Check. Rematch from last year’s NBA Finals? Check. Chance to defend the NBA championship? Check. The Golden State Warriors were on the verge of seeing their NBA record 73-9 regular season record come up in smoke. They... Read More
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Thunder blow chance to close series at home, Warriors force Game 7

Saturday night, May the 28th, 2016 could very well be a day that haunts Oklahoma City for years to come. The Thunder had the reigning, defending NBA champion Warriors reeling with a chance to deliver the final punch of the fight. Klay Thompson had other intentions. Then Steph Curry showed the world why he was named the first ever unanimous... Read More
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A tale of two games in the Western Conference Finals

In most seven-game series, the story lines from game to game change. This is especially true when the two teams have great players. So far, the Western Conference Finals have been a tale of two storylines and two games. Game 1 saw the Thunder take advantage of a poor fourth quarter from the Warriors in route to a 108-102 Oklahoma... Read More
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For Warriors, it’s Closing Time

Being up 3-2 in the NBA Finals is a precarious position to be in. Teams up 3-2 may be 35-8 all-time in Finals series, but two of those defeats have occurred in the last six seasons, and the team with their backs against the wall forces a Game 7 43 percent of the time. The scary part for these Golden... Read More
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Turning the pressure down: How the Warriors used Pressure valves to counter Heat defense

The Indiana Pacers provided a blueprint that attacks a chink in the armor of the Miami Heat. The Heat are a small ball team–more than likely the best small ball team in NBA history. So trying to counter their small ball with a small ball unit of your own can be described as challenging. But the Warriors figured out a... Read More

General Thoughts

Another great sports week means there’s plenty of sports happenings to talk about. Let’s start off with The Masters. Congratulations are in order for Adam Scott on his win over Angel Cabrera. Scott also made history, as he became the first Austrailian to win the Masters. But even thought Scott won The Masters, Tiger Woods still took some of the headlines. Tiger... Read More
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