Why the Timberwolves should not trade for Jimmy Butler

The Minnesota Timberwolves are willing to part with the number five pick in the 2016 NBA Draft in hopes of acquiring Jimmy Butler, according to a Monday report by ESPN. Butler just completed his fifth season in the NBA, earning his second all-star selection and a spot on the league’s All-Defensive Second team. The 26-year-old is one of the best

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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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Top 5 NBA players not named LeBron James

Who’s the best player in the NBA? Well, the short answer seems obvious. Just about ninety-nine percent of the world seems to think that LeBron James, indisputably, is the best player in the world. And to be fair, the man’s a freak of nature. He single-handedly carried a beaten down and broken Cavs team to the NBA Finals last year,

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Scattered NBA Finals Thoughts

There is no way to write a coherent article about the last two games of the NBA Finals. They have defied logic, common sense, continuity, narrative and possibly the human condition. Other than that, pretty normal. Here are some scatterbrained notes on a discombobulated first three games. Before the series started, I would have been shocked if Cleveland won. I figured it

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Why the Clippers won’t win the NBA Championship

Chris Paul is without a doubt one of the best point guards in the NBA, Blake Griffin is one of the most athletically rounded players in the league, and DeAndre Jordan has emerged as a premier rim protector and superior big man.  So will this be the year the Los Angeles Clippers win the NBA championship? No it will not.

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How to Build an NBA Contender

Greatness is not something that can simply be wished into existence. Victory cannot be served, lightly salted, on a silver platter. Not a person alive can find success wrapped up with a bow and polka-dot wrapping paper. These are truths that do not bend in any sense of the word, because they are universal; each one of the rewards here

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The Most Thankless Job: NBA Edition

By Zach Dammel With the NBA Finals upon us, it is important that we pause and pay our respects to all those who work hard to make The Association so darn entertaining. We thank the point guards for heatseeking assists and jackknifing drives. We thank the centers for dunks from a near-standing position and ill-advised 3-pointers. We thank Lebron James for obvious reasons and

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