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Golden State 2017-18 Season Preview

Kevin Durant had one unique offseason to say the least. From getting into social media arguments with random fans, calling out Under Armour, to #burneraccounts, it’s been a rollercoaster ride for the reigning Finals MVP. Any reports have come out saying that Durant’s offseason antics could derail Golden State’s train to their fourth NBA Final in five years. They couldn’t be... Read More
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Los Angeles Lakers 2017-18 Season Preview

There hasn’t been a rookie since LeBron James to bring as much hype as that of Lonzo Ball. Playing for the UCLA Bruins, Ball showed the whole just how lethal his court vision is. While he isn’t the best shooter (and he has a weird shooting release,) his ability to get the best out of his teammates with his passing... Read More
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Oklahoma City Thunder 2017-18 Season Preview

Losing a former MVP should derail a team for years, get coaches fired, and send a once promising future into a “rebuilding” situation faster than you say “draft picks.” But don’t tell that to the Oklahoma City Thunder. When Kevin Durant darted for a better life in Oakland, Russell Westbrook and the Thunder were left with more questions than answers.... Read More
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With each passing day, more athletes starting to take a stand

Athletes can play a powerful role in the lives of many. Most are looked up to for what they do on a field or court. However, it’s outside those lines that athletes get criticized the most. Athletes have always taken stands and formed their own protests. The likes of Colin Kaepernick, LeBron James, the WNBA as well as many others... Read More
NBA Wizards 

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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It’s all about fit for Wizards, Porter

There wasn’t any drama involved with Otto Porter Jr’s press conference yesterday to officially announce him signing his extension to remain in Washington. The former Georgetown Hoya is now the highest paid (4-year, $106 million) player on the Wizards, that should change once John Wall makes his decision to resign with Washington. That being said, like his smooth game and... Read More
NBA Wizards 

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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Wizards fans react to the 2017 NBA Draft

In Washington, the NBA Draft is rarely an occasion for celebration. Whether it’s choosing Kwame Brown in 2001, or trading picks away–like they did, again, on Wednesday night–Wizards fans have rarely been giddy about the two-round auction of college basketball’s (and Europe’s) top talents. This year’s draft provided DMV hoops fans a rare opportunity to still have a rooting interest... Read More
NBA Podcasts 

The No Name Podcast Episode 35: The KD Curse

  Mike Sykes (@MikeDSykes) sat down with me to discus What this championship means for Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry being the greatest teammate of all time, LeBron James unfairly getting killed, Kyrie Irving’s flawed but amazing game, The Finals as a whole, our favorite storylines from the season, should the Cavs trade Kevin Love, some things we are looking forward... 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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