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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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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Thunder, Bobcats, and Magic, Oh My: Best and Worst NBA Nicknames

By Zach Dammel Follow-up article to “Pirates and Dodgers and Angels, Oh My: Best and Worst MLB Nicknames”. Best: Oklahoma City Thunder: I’ve never been to a Thunder game, but I’ve been in a thunder storm. So I assume part of the reason they chose the nickname was to play with the acoustics a little. Imagine the intro. A dark arena punctuated by split-second bursts of

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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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