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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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Is Otto Porter Jr Worth the Max?

The offseason, preferably free agency, is a time when teams do whatever they can to improve the roster. From resigning players to adding on pieces, both teams and players look to revamp and reload for the next season. Then you have situations where you have to decided how much a player is worth in correlation to how they help you... Read More
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Jalen’s All-NBA Snub team

With the All-NBA teams announced, there are some notable names that were left off the list. Here is the All-NBA Snubbed team. Kyrie Irving Playing next to LeBron James has it’s perks and it’s downfalls. On one hand, your team is an automatic championship contending team. Your play, along with that of the whole team, will be elevated and James will... Read More
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The ball is Carmelo Anthony’s court

Should Carmelo Anthony waive his no-trade clause and get out of New York? That is the million-dollar question surrounding the Knicks superstar. Anthony is frustrated and Phil Jackson seems to be at the center of his frustrations. The frustrations stem from a column written by Charley Rosen, who is a close friend of Jackson, being critical of Anthony, even saying... Read More
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New York Knicks Season Preview

The Knicks will either be really good this season or really bad. Derrick Rose is not the Derrick Rose of old. Gone are the days where Rose would rise up and throw down a thunderous dunk on a fast break. Gone are the days where we as fans shout “Rose is the most athletic point guard in NBA history”. Due to... Read More
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Takeaways From Wizards Loss to Knicks

John Wall’s return was spoiled by a 90-88 loss to the New York Knicks. While rotation guys like Markieff Morris, Trey Burke (foot), and Marcus Thornton (Thumb) were sidelined, Coach Brooks got a look at some other players on the floor. Here are some takeaways from the game: John Wall hasn’t really missed a beat Before the game, Coach Scott Brooks mentioned... Read More
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Morris focused on “shooting the basketball” this offseason

Starting his first full season with the Washington Wizards, Markieff talked about the focus of his offseason workouts. He’s anticipating wide open looks and has put in work this summer to ensure that he makes the most of them. Also talking about being “that” guy for the Wizards in regards to defending some of the tougher stretch fours in the... Read More
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Washington hosts Miami to kick off the preseason

Finishing last season 41-41 and failing to make the playoffs, the Wizards will look to turn that around this season. They’ve added some key additions in Trey Burke (formerly of the Utah Jazz)and getting 6’7 Tomas Satoransky from Barcelona to come over and begin his NBA career. They’ve also added two forwards from Orlando, Jason Smith and Andrew Nicholson, along... Read More
NBA Podcasts 

The No Name Podcast Episode 22 The Longest Talk

I sat down with Mike D Sykes (@MikeDSykes) to discuss the Olympics initially, but what ended up happening was an extremely long conversation about Carmelo Anthony, the Christmas Day schedule, intriguing match ups and players, and ranking the top eight in each conference, plus a weirdly placed conversation about Devin Booker. Must Read….Mike D Sykes: on Growing Up Black In... Read More
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Team USA tops Australia, but it wasn’t easy

Tied at 29 to Australia at the end of the first quarter, the U.S. Men’s National team would find themselves down 54-49 at halftime. In the second half the Americans opened up with a 9-0 run but Australia would fight back and make the game close. The U.S. would ultimately grind it out and get the win with a final... Read More
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