NBA Finals characters as HGTV personalities

The NBA Finals are in full swing which means we are at peak basketball right now. We, as a nation, are also at peak HGTV right now, because HGTV is always on the top of its game. It’s time someone finally attempted to connect these two beautiful universes. It’s time to answer the burning question that’s been sweeping our nation:

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The evolution of LeBron James

Featured Image via ESPN LeBron James will be playing in the NBA Finals for a sixth consecutive season, the first non-Boston Celtic player to do so. This Cleveland team has nearly the same players as last season, but is vastly more healthy. All of the adulation and backlash surrounding James’ career made me think of his evolution as a player and

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Patterson’s NBA awards

Featured Image via Washington Post There are plenty of fascinating things to watch as the postseason begins, but let us not forget those players who shone the brightest during the regular season. Here are my All-NBA picks, adhering to the NBA’s ballot, with two guards, two forwards and one center per team. First Team Guard: Steph Curry, Golden State The

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10 for 10: thoughts on the NBA

As we begin 2016, it is a good time to take stock of the NBA regular season thus far. Every team has played at least 32 games, a decent indicator of where they are in the league’s hierarchy. Here are 10 observations to watch going forward. 1. The Warriors are the most fun, exciting team I’ve ever watched. The way this

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Leave Johnny Manziel Alone

I hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving. This holiday was easily one of the most memorable for me, as I got to spend it with some of my best friends and family. The holiday only became sweeter, like my sister’s homemade cherry pie, when my beloved Chicago Bears upset the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau on the night they retired Brett Favre’s

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What’s next for Ronda Rousey

It was wild week in the world of sports for many. The Milwaukee Bucks proved that they could go the distance with LeBron’s Cavs as they beat them in double overtime. The Golden State Warriors are still undefeated. Top ten teams Stanford, LSU, and Utah all lost this weekend to unranked teams. The New England Patriots barely kept their streak

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The Seven Most Annoying NBA Story Lines This Season

The NBA is back, baby! LaMarcus Aldridge joins the Spurs, the Warriors are already getting disrespected (and not happy about it), the Clippers are better than ever and Houston is absolutely loaded. The Oklahoma City Thunder finally seem healthy again and Cleveland is bringing basically everyone back from last season. I’m as excited for this season as any in the past

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Here Come the Young Bucks

On July 2 last year, the Bucks announced Jason Kidd as their new head coach. About one year later, not even the most enthusiastic Bucks fans could have imagined the position the franchise is in. A sweet new color scheme, an arena coming soon (fingers crossed) and a talented young core of players that will be joined by another good, young

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The Warriors are Finally Golden Again

This was inevitable, right? The Cavaliers and their team of Hercules plus some underdog role players was cute while it lasted, but was there ever any real doubt as to which team would win the series? Maybe a little, but most reasonable NBA experts and observers believed that there was no way Cleveland could keep this up and win two more

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Eastern Conference Preview

The weather is finally getting nice, and that means playoff basketball! While most of the juicier matchups are out West (Clippers vs. Spurs are you serious?!), playoff games are still taking place in the East. Here’s a breakdown of the four first-round matchups. Atlanta vs. Brooklyn: The Pacers gave a valiant fight for the eighth seed, but Brooklyn eventually nabbed

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