— 31st of July 2018 — NBA

Dallas Mavericks – Story Lines To Watch in 2017-18

By: Lance Roberson   The Mark Cuban-era Dallas Mavericks embark upon uncharted territory. For the first time since Cuban purchased the Mavericks, Dallas is opening its season with a lottery-talent point guard; they also are subtly rebuilding to honor Dirk Nowitzki. Mavs fans have storylines galore to observe during the 2017-2018 season. Let’s examine a […]

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— 31st of July 2018 — NBA

The Case For Goliath

Anti-Golden State Warriors narratives are missing a broader perspective   By: Ryan Chen A lot of people hate the Golden State Warriors. In many ways, it’s easy to. They’re a symbol of the lack of parity in the league, especially after Kevin Durant signed an undervalued contract extension to help the Warriors front office retain […]

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Sacramento Kings – 2017-18: Time To Crown A New King

By: Connor Ulrey   Regular season NBA basketball is back. And after a summer of drama, trades, hype, and celebration we’re ready to kick up dust again. Following a solid offseason, let’s have a look at what the new-look Kings offer in 2017-18. Following last season’s mid-season showcase, the Kings moved disgruntled All-Star DeMarcus Cousins […]

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Boston’s Season Hinges On Kyrie Irving’s Passing

By Danny Emerman Kyrie Irving is in for a basketball X’s and O’s culture shock. After playing the last three seasons of “your turn, my turn” basketball with the best player on the planet, Irving is now in Brad Stevens’ motion-oriented system predicated on dribble handoffs, drive-and-kicks, and pick and rolls. Last year, the Celtics […]

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Cleveland Can’t Afford To Be Cavalier

Last year’s Finals runner-up enters the season with more questions than answers. It’s been a rough go of it for the wine and gold. Perhaps no contending team in the NBA faces more questions than the Cleveland Cavaliers this season. From the dismissal of GM David Griffin to the trade demands of Kyrie Irving, their […]

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Are The Brooklyn Nets Playoff Ready? Five Topics Heading Into The 17-18 Season

-By Joshua Broom Last season, led by first-year Head Coach Kenny Atkinson, the rebuilding Brooklyn Nets adopted an uptempo style, but again found on-court success elusive in an ever-evolving NBA landscape. After leading the league in pace (101.3) Brooklyn finished with the NBA’s worst record (20-62) and missed postseason play for a second-consecutive season, winning […]

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