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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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10 things we learned about the Eastern Conference this regular season

This regular season has been riddled with a litany of storylines that have driven this years NBA regular season. From Cleveland to Philly, we have learned a lot about the NBA this year. Here are 10 things we learned about the Eastern Conference this regular season. 10. Welcome to Drama Island “They’re high,” Rose said to NBA.com. “I mean, with these... Read More
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Indiana Pacers Season Preview

On the surface, you’d think signing Jeff Teague, Al Jefferson, and Thaddeus Young would have put the Pacers over the top in the Eastern Conference. However, there is a chance that these moves hurt Indiana more than helped. Lets focus on the number three for a second. The Pacers were ranked third in the regular season in defensive efficiency last... 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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Where Will Rondo Land?

Some not-so-surprising news hit social media on Sunday morning when it was reported by Boston Globe writer and Around the Horn panelist Jackie MacMullan that Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo told the Celtics he wants a trade. Trade rumors involving the four-time All-Star are nothing new; they’ve been swirling for years now. However, there’s never been a report of Rondo... Read More
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What Paul George’s Injury Means in the Landscape of basketball

Paul George suffered a horrendous injury playing in a scrimmage in preparation for the FIBA Basketball World Cup. George was pretty much a lock to make the roster and wasn’t playing particularly well in the scrimmage. But, as always, George gave a full effort of the defensive end and tried to make a play on a James Harden layup in... Read More
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The Sting of Lance Stephenson

The Charlotte Hornets have catapulted into the top of a now shaken Eastern Conference. With LeBron James bolting from the palm trees, random showers and sandy beaches of Miami, the conference has essentially been turned upside down. The Miami Heat have fallen from the top spot of the conference down further into the pack while the Cleveland Cavaliers have jumped... Read More
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Kevin Durant Was Absolutely Correct About Kawhi Leonard

The aftermath of the NBA Finals showed the Spurs were a better team than the Miami Heat. San Antonio coasted to a 4-1 series win as Tim Duncan won his fifth title. But Duncan was not the main attraction in the series. Third-year small forward Kawhi Leonard was special in the last three games of the series, averaging 23.7 points... Read More
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Be Careful What You Wish For

The old saying goes “be careful what you wish for, because you might just get it.” This saying describes the Eastern Conference Finals between the Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat perfectly. Last year, the Pacers and Heat collided in the Eastern Conference Finals where the Heat would be victorious en route to its second consecutive NBA title. The Pacers felt... Read More
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