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 College Tailgate Basketball Podcast Episode 1

The College Tailgate launches its podcast network with this NBA podcast hosted by Grant Becker featuring Ryan Patterson. They talk about the NBA all-star selections, Blake Griffin’s “incident,” the playoff races, under the radar rookies, who they would take second overall and they dissect a few trade rumors.

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Appreciate LeBron James While You Can

LeBron James is the greatest basketball player I have ever seen, and maybe will ever see. I’ve been fortunate to see him play three times, and watched him create breathtaking physical art each time. The last time I saw him play, in March, I couldn’t stop thinking about how much of a difference one man can make on a basketball court.

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Andrew Wiggins: The Heir to King James

Lebron James: Man among boys, god among mortals. It is hard to compare any player to Lebron, with one near-sighted exception. Andrew Wiggins. Although Wiggins lacks the physical, overbearing physique of James, he has athleticism that can challenge even the King. Although he may have kinks in his game that he still needs to sort out, it is not hard

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Are the Cleveland Cavaliers back as championship contenders?

Don’t look now, but the Cavaliers are playing their best ball at just the right time. Cleveland is 32-21, only a half-game behind Chicago and Washington for third place in the conference standings. After a rocky start that included rumors about head coach David Blatt’s job security, Kevin Love’s happiness and LeBron James and Kyrie Irving not getting along, the Cavs

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My NBA All-Star Ballot

Believe it or not, the NBA regular season is at its halfway point. And while the All-Star game in New York isn’t for another three-and-a-half weeks, fan voting is closed, so the rosters are basically already decided. Whether it’s a good idea to name someone an All-Star after a mere 40-game sample is a discussion for another time, so I

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NBA Preview: Central Division

By: Michael Hendricks Well listen up, basketball fans: it’s that glorious time of year again! The NBA basketball season is upon us, and it promises to bring with it a plethora of ups and downs and twists and turns. And for the Central Division, things are looking quite a bit different than they did last year. Injuries aplenty, dramatic returns,

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NBA Preview: Northwest Division

By Michael Hendricks With NBA season right around the corner, there are still plenty of questions to be answered as to who will rise above the rest, who will flop, and who will stay exactly where we thought they would be. The Northwest Division is no exception to that rule, as it presents a myriad of story lines to consider.

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