NBA 

Toronto Raptors 2017-18 Season Preview

Looking at Toronto, You can understand what they are doing, without understanding exactly what they are doing! On one hand, you have one of the most potent back courts in all of the NBA. While Kyle Lowry’s ranking amongst the top NBA guards is debatable, his value on the Raptors is clear. His stifling defense cements Toronto’s ” never back... 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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All-Star Snubs Starting Five

The 2016 NBA All-star starting line-up will be: Kyrie Irving, DeMar DeRozan, LeBron James, Jimmy Butler, and Giannis Antetokounmpo for the Eastern Conference. Stephan Curry, James Harden, Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard, and Anthony Davis for the Western Conference. With the teams being announced, I thought it would be fun to make an All-star starting five of the most notable snubs.... Read More
NBA Wizards 

Three takeaways from the Wizards’ preseason finale

That’s a wrap for the Washington Wizards 2016-17 preseason. They made quick work of the visiting Toronto Raptors 119-82 on Friday night, invoking confidence for the upcoming season, while leaving Raptors head coach Dwayne Casey searching for his team’s identity. “We act like today was the first day of training camp,” Casey said, attempting to explain how his team managed... Read More
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Toronto Raptors Season Preview

In an offseason filled with huge contracts and even bigger expectations, DeMar DeRozan did not miss out on his opportunity to get paid. Signing the second largest deal in NBA history (five years, $139 million), DeRozan has a lot (and I mean a lot) to prove this season. Seeing how the league is progressively turing into a three point shooting... Read More
NBA Wizards 

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 

Cavs Jump Out to 1-0 Series Lead In Dominant Fashion

On Tuesday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers continued their playoff dominance with a resounding 115-84 victory over the Toronto Raptors. The win improved the Cavs’ postseason record to an impressive 9-0, making them just the fifth team in NBA history to accomplish such a feat. Coming off an eight-day layoff, many wondered whether or not the Cavalier players would experience rust. In the early... Read More
NBA 

Keys to the Eastern Conference Finals

A common refrain among the Cavs’ players is that their team is totally different, now, than they were during the regular season. They also downplayed the significance of the previous matchups with the Raptors, indicating that the results meant very little–if anything at all. Considering the team dynamic from earlier in the season, they are mostly correct. After all, David Blatt was still the head... Read More
NBA 

Taking a glance at the NBA Playoffs

The Cleveland Cavaliers were the first team to advance to the Conference Finals after sweeping the Atlanta Hawks. The other six teams remaining, however, will continue to battle it out to inch one step closer to the NBA Finals. While the Cavs now get some rest, (a scary thought for their next opponent) the other three series are far from... Read More
NBA Wizards 

Derozan Pushes Raptors Past Struggling Wizards

The Washington Wizards suffered their third straight loss, 97-88, at the hands of the Toronto Raptors. The loss puts Washington’s record at 15-19, sitting last in their division and 12th in the Eastern Conference. Demar Derozan was the star of the night, as he torched the Wizards with 35 points, twelve of which came from the free throw line. This... Read More
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