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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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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
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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
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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
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Dragic’s Strong Effort Extends the Heat’s Season

  Facing elimination for the second straight playoff series, the Miami Heat were able to muster up enough of a collective fight to defeat the Toronto Raptors, 103-91. Prior to the game, Coach Erik Spoelstra made an unconventional adjustment to the starting lineup, inserting rookie Justise Winslow into the starting lineup as the starting center, in a hope to free up driving... Read More
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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
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All-Star reserves and snubs East Edition

On Thursday the NBA Announced the All-Star Game reserves and of course there were players who were absolutely deserving and your annual snubs. Coaches around the league voted for 14 players to be names as reserves, seven in each conference. The starters in the Eastern Conference, which were announced last week, are LeBron James (Cavaliers), Paul George (Pacers), Carmelo Anthony... Read More
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Wizards blown out in Boston, looking for answers with Raptors in town

The Washington Wizards continued their downward spiral last night in Boston, for the second time this season they were blown out in Boston. In yesterday’s preview, several keys to the game were shared and they all played major roles in the outcome of the game. The Wizards weren’t able to check the boxes on any of those keys to victory... Read More
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Season Previews: Atlantic Division

With the 2015-2016 NBA approaching, the basketball staff of My Mind on Sports is bringing you our season preview roundtable. In these roundtables we will answer key questions in each division concerning their respective teams. The first division up is the Atlantic. The Atlantic Division consists of the New York Knicks, Philadelphia 76ers, Brooklyn Nets, Toronto Raptors, and the Boston... Read More
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