NBA Summer League Favorites

The summer is a terrible time for sports. The NBA and Stanley Cup Finals are wrapped up, NFL training camp doesn’t begin until August, and even baseball just had their All-Star Break. It’s a barren, Saharan-desert for sports fans that are searching for any kind of salvation. But, in this hellish landscape there is an oasis, a small trickling well

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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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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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Every NBA Team’s All-Time Starting Five, Part 2

This is part two. Be sure to read part one here. Miami Heat (1988) Dwyane Wade (2003-present): Holds most Heat records, including games, points, assists and steals. LeBron James (2010-14): Four Finals appearances, two MVPs, two Finals MVPs and two championships in four years. Not too shabby. Chris Bosh (2010-present): The overlooked third wheel in the Big Three era, Bosh

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NBA Teams Primed to Improve: Eastern Conference

The 2015-16 NBA season kicks off in less than three months and right now every fan base would like to believe their team will be better this season than they were last year. Unfortunately, improvement is only a reality for a small number of teams. Who’s ready to take the leap? Eastern Conference Orlando Magic The Magic might seem like a

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NBA Preview: Southeast Division

By Zach Dammel The Southeast will be the most compelling division in the NBA. It lost the best player in the world, yes. But it also added the guy who blows in the ear of the best player in the world. Applying simple arithmetic, we can subtract “the best player in the world” from “guy who blows in the ear of

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Talents to LeBron: “Where are you taking us next?”

LeBron James never leaves home without his talents. They grew up together and were drafted into the NBA together. They eat McMuffins and sip McCafes together every morning. When LeBron goes to the grocery store, his talents ride in the shopping cart. When he goes to the gym, they spot his bench press. So it was only natural that when LeBron James decided to

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Is Paul George a Superstar?

By Dewayne Gage It’s Game 1 of the 2012 NBA Eastern Conference Finals and the Miami Heat are on a quest for their second NBA title. The Heat are up by three and with 2.2 seconds left on the clock, Indiana Pacers guard Paul George races up and shoots a 3-point field goal to tie the game up, forcing game

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