The 'Kawhi so serious?' quiz

The San Antonio Spurs' record currently sits at 35-24, good for third best in the Western Conference and sixth best league-wide. That they've managed to pull this off despite getting just nine games from their star player, Kawhi Leonard, is an accomplishment unto itself, even by the Spurs' lofty standards. But it appears as if this may end up being a lost season for the two-time...
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The 'James gang walks away with a win' quiz

The 2018 NBA All-Star Game is in the books, and all indications point to the updated schoolyard-style draft format leading to new levels of competition for the midseason spectacle (also, next year's draft will likely be televised, which is the right call). Before the game even began, the two captains had a lot to say in terms of sneaker style with Steph Curry taking a subtle but...
February 19, 2018  |  Discuss

Dario Saric thriving in shadows of Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons

On Wednesday night, the Philadelphia 76ers trailed the Miami Heat by 24 points early in the third quarter and seemed poised for a letdown night with Joel Embiid sitting to rest a sore ankle. Instead of laying down, the 76ers slowly clawed back into the game by ratcheting up their defensive efforts. Those efforts, along with complete and utter domination on the boards and some timely...
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February 15, 2018  |  Discuss

The 'My Bronny valentine' quiz

It's Valentine's Day, so you would assume the levels of love in the air would be elevated today. However, it would seem that no one told NBA players this, as the week following the league's trade deadline has been filled with the airing of grievances, most of which are of the petty variety.In Detroit, Blake Griffin refused to shake hands with his old squad following a loss, while...
February 14, 2018  |  Discuss

The 'One and only?' quiz

Much like the 2009-10 and 2013-14 NBA seasons, the largest theme in the sport isn't about the games taking place on the hardwood. No, it's all about where impending free agent LeBron James will end up next.It's easy to see why. The Cleveland Cavaliers do not appear to like each other very much — evident by LeBron's apparent snub of his newest and now former All-Star teammate — James...
February 08, 2018  |  Discuss

Willy Hernangomez has a second chance to grow

After a promising rookie year that saw him earn First-Team All-Rookie honors, Willy Hernangomez was traded from the New York Knicks to the Charlotte Hornets amid frustrations about playing time from the 23-year-old big man. At the end of the 2016-17 NBA season, Hernangomez was seen as a potential cornerstone to grow with Kristaps Porzingis and shape a new future for the Knicks; instead...
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February 08, 2018  |  Discuss

Six NBA trade deadline candidates and their ideal landing spots

With the NBA trade deadline rapidly approaching, there are a few teams that have some very specific needs, and a few other teams who have needs up and down the roster to either help turn around or save their season. The NBA trade deadline has shown over the years that a huge deal in February can pay huge dividends in April, May and June.Below, we’ve compiled six players who could...
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January 30, 2018  |  Discuss

Enes Kanter's life off the court is just as compelling as his game

Enes Kanter has been wonderful for the New York Knicks. Traded from the Thunder for Carmelo Anthony in the offseason, he’s seen more opportunities to become the player we always knew he could be. But the trade to NYC was just the second biggest story of Kanter’s offseason.In May, Kanter was held at an airport in Romania because of public criticism of Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip...
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January 26, 2018  |  Discuss

The 'OK, so it's not always good to be The King' quiz

It's only Tuesday, but it's already been quite the week in the NBA, so let's get caught up on all things currently happening in the Association: In a fairly surprising move, the Milwaukee Bucks fired coach Jason Kidd in the middle of his fourth season with the team. The move did not sit well with the Bucks' franchise player, so much so that Giannis reportedly reached out to Kidd...
January 23, 2018  |  Discuss

The 'Baby I'm a (All-)Star' quiz

The NBA announced the starting lineups for the 2018 All-Star Game on Thursday and the captains for each team as the league experiments with a new format for its midseason showcase.For those who haven't been following along, the NBA is eschewing the East-West All-Star format in an effort to fix a game that's gotten infamously less and less competitive over the last few seasons. So...
January 18, 2018  |  Discuss
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