— 31st of July 2018 — NBA

The Baseline Podcast: Digging on Denver and the Best of the Worst

Warren Shaw and Cal Lee are back with another episode of The Baseline NBA Podcast. On this week’s show they discuss: The Breakdown How have the Denver Nuggets maintained a winning record despite injuries and inconsistency. We examine how Nikola Jokic, Gary Harris, Will Barton and Jamal Murray are part of the present and future in Denver as they wait for […]

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— 31st of July 2018 — NBA

Nitpicking Jaylen Brown’s Lockdown Defense

Jaylen Brown is a very good defender, but he does a few things on that end of the court that are a bit unorthodox. By Danny Emerman By all accounts, Jaylen Brown is a star defender. Judging by the eye test, he bottles up dangerous players of all shapes and sizes, from DeMar DeRozan (24 […]

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— 31st of July 2018 — NBA

The Knicks Have Found Their Niche

The mecca of basketball finally has an identity again. By Jack Hazzard Since Carmelo Anthony’s arrival in 2011, the New York Knicks have struggled to find their defining characteristic. The Detroit Pistons are known for their defense, the Golden State Warriors are known for their three-point shooting, and the Indiana Pacers are known for their […]

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— 31st of July 2018 — NBA

Nerlens Noel: To Trade or Not To Trade

Finding a home for the Dallas Mavericks big man By Lance Roberson ‘Tis the season to give a team a player, or asset, that’ll either last them a few seasons, or the NBA schedule equivalent to a retail store 30-day return period. Yes, people are shameless enough to return a holiday gift, whether we like […]

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— 31st of July 2018 — NBA

Thunder Big 3: La Barba

Early returns from Alex Abrines as a starter, Steven Adams, and more. By David Brandon The Thunder have had an interesting week, going 2 and 2 on a road trip of negligible difficulty. They started out the trip losing to the Brooklyn Nets in a game that looked like they never really gave their opponent […]

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— 31st of July 2018 — NBA

Dwight Howard Is Back

Superman still exists, just in purple this time. By Isaac Biehl “Washed up” or “soft” are just two of the names Dwight Howard has been called over the last few years. Ever since he and the Orlando Magic parted ways it seems the once anointed Superman hasn’t been able to perform up to his, or […]

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— 31st of July 2018 — NBA

Tyreke Evans is Wreaking Havoc with the Memphis Grizzlies

Thanks to an improved shot and clean bill of health, Tyreke Evans has been one of the few bright spots in Memphis. By Noah Shatzer Not much has gone well for the post Grit-And-Grind Era Memphis Grizzlies through the first quarter of the 2017-18 NBA season. After starting out the season with a respectable 7-6 […]

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— 31st of July 2018 — NBA

Chris Paul: The Resurrection of the Point God

Chris Paul has changed his game to fit in with the Rockets. He and Houston are better for it. By Paul Headley Los Angeles is warm all year round, but one can imagine how cold Chris Paul’s home was in June the last few years.  Though his Clipper teams were great, the point guard with […]

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— 31st of July 2018 — NBA

The Wraparound NBA Podcast: The Rockets, Kawhi’s Return and MIP With Jonathan Tjarks

You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts. Reviews and ratings would be appreciated. The Rockets, Kawhi’s Return and MIP: With Jonathan Tjarks by The Wraparound NBA podcast The Ringer’s Jonathan Tjarks stopped by the pod to discuss how Chris Paul has looked as a Rocket, Kawhi Leonard’s eagerly anticipated […]

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— 31st of July 2018 — NBA

My Dallas Mavericks Christmas Wishlist

The Dallas Mavericks have fallen off the charts in recent years and currently sit at last place in the Western Conference. However, that does not mean there is no room for hope and (Christmas) wishes. As I watched the Mavericks handle the Nuggets on Seats for Soldiers night, it brought some hope to mind. The […]

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