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Indiana Pacers 2017-18 Season Preview

So let me get this straight. Paul George wants to be traded, You can trade him for Kyrie Irving, Isaiah Thomas or Jimmy Butler. But instead you settle for Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis?!?! Indiana has serious problems both on the court and in the front office. When you lose a player like George, it is expected to take a… Read More
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New Orleans Pelicans Season Preview

Let’s have a moment on silence for Anthony Davis please. Not only has Davis been subjected to having some of the most unreliable teammates of all time due to injury and not-so-good talent, but Davis has struggled with the injury bug as well. Not sure if the Pelicans are cursed by some bad voodoo or something, but it seems like… 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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Why Roy Hibbert Is not a Great Rebounder

Amid the Pacers’ struggles late in the season, every single hiccup that they’ve had has been compartmentalized and made into a huge problem. Most of the problems are made larger than they should be. The mental aspect of their game has been questioned now more than ever. Reporters and pundits everywhere have been saying that the Pacers’ players are still… Read More
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Evan Turner: Excellent Acquisition Or Big Risk?

As the trade deadline approached, many teams were looking to improve themselves. Teams like the Charlotte Bobcats and Washington Wizards acquired veteran talent to bolster their benches in an attempt to make the playoffs. But the Pacers were looking at an even bigger picture. Indiana traded there once-franchise Danny Granger to Philadelphia for the services of swingman Evan Turner. Immediately… Read More
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Anthony Davis And Lance Stephenson: All-Star Snubs

The NBA All-Star reserves were recently announced.  The reserves include first-timers John Wall of the Washington Wizards (East) and Damion Lilliard of the Portland Trailblazers (West). And it also includes veterans like Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat (East) and Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks. But names that you won’t find in the All-Star game are New Orleans Pelicans big… Read More
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Heat-Pacers Game 2 Thoughts

My thoughts on Game 1 ended with a request for six more games like that. Usually, that’s an unrealistic expectation, but with the way these two teams match-up, it is highly possible. This series has me, and I would think any hoop fan with a pulse very excited. Here are my thoughts on the Pacers Game 2 win: Heavy Is The Head: There… Read More

Redemption Story: From a troubled past to indispensable player

After Lance Stephenson infamously mocked LeBron James with a choking gesture in game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, the king responded by not really responding at all. “Lance Stephenson? You want a quote about Lance Stephenson? I’m not even going to give him the time. Knock it off.” The whole situation could be summed as the best player in his… Read More
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