The Golden Globe..trotters?

I was contemplating the meaninglessness of awards shows like the Golden Globes this past weekend while watching the Lakers struggle to remember what basketball is, when I realized something. This year, almost every single NBA team matches up perfectly with a movie that released in 2015. And now, after applying all of my admittedly limited cinematic knowledge and my even more

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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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NBA Teams Primed to Improve: Western 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? Western Conference New Orleans Pelicans Last year was a huge

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The Evolution of Russell Westbrook

One thing that goes a long way in the NBA is certainty. This is not something Russell Westbrook had going for him in college. This is not something that Russell Westbrook had going for him when he entered the draft in 2008. This is not what Russell Westbrook had going for him when he came back from a torn meniscus.

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Durant a Wizard? Crazy? Maybe not.

I don’t believe Kevin Durant’s statements about resigning with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Why? He grew up in Seat Pleasant, Maryland, his is alma mater is Montrose Christian in Rockville, and his brothers, sisters, and mother all still reside in Maryland. If there’s any else to persuade you that KD is coming to the Wizards is that he is most

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Now or Never for the Thunder

The Oklahoma City Thunder are approaching a tipping point on its organizational timeline. So far, it’s not going well. OKC is currently 5-12, 13th place in the Western Conference. If the Thunder want to keep reigning MVP Kevin Durant, deep playoff runs (and preferably a championship) are a must. Durant’s contract expires in 2016, and that summer should be a bonanza,

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A Turkey Day Celebration: The Five Biggest Sports Turkeys of 2014

By Jamey Schilling As November wraps up we celebrate Thanksgiving and everything we’re thankful for. Perhaps you spent it watching the Lions actually win a Thanksgiving day game for once. Or, maybe you spent the day stuffing yourself full of turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes. While you were spending the day eating turkey, many athletes spent the year being turkeys, and the

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CODE RED: NBA Teams in Panic Already

By Grant Becker The NBA season is still young, but there is plenty for some teams to be concerned about. These teams should all be panicking, but in different capacities. Lets take a look. New York Knicks Panic Level: You just remembered that you put a pizza in the oven 45 minutes ago Kevin Martin dropped 37 points on the

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10 Bold Predictions for the NBA Season

The NBA is back! The storylines are endless. The talking points are infinite. Everybody has a fresh start, a brand new chance to win. It’s time to make some predictions about what we’re going to see this season. 1. The Oklahoma City Thunder will not have home court advantage in the playoffs. The last three NBA seasons have seen the

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