Articles tagged: NBA


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Stephen A. Smith’s Top 10 Moments

Stephen A. Smith is one of the most recognizable personalities in sports today. His rants are the stuff of legend, spawning countless memes on Twitter and Instagram. There are just... Read more

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Halftime Experts’ NBA Award Predictions

The NBA season is upon us. After months of speculating about how this offseason’s free agents will play with their new teams, what trades will have the biggest impact, and... Read more

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DeMarcus Cousins is straight up not having a good time

Before moving to the Pelicans, life was going smoothly for DeMarcus Cousins. He had been steadily improving from his rookie year on the Sacramento Kings, eventually averaging 27.8 points per... Read more

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Four Down Territory – Forgotten NBA Stars (Part 2)

Welcome to Four Down Territory! This is a space where I’ll write about four things in professional sports every Saturday. Whether it’s the four greatest moments or the four worst... Read more

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Four Down Territory – Forgotten NBA Stars (Part 1)

Welcome to Four Down Territory! This is a space where I’ll write about four things in professional sports every Saturday. Whether it’s the four greatest moments or the four worst... Read more

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Four Down Territory – The Biggest Upsets

Welcome to Four-Down Territory! This is a space where I’ll write about four things in professional sports every Saturday. Whether it’s the four greatest moments or the four worst blunders... Read more

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Four Down Territory – The Worst Teams EVER

Welcome to Four Down Territory! This is a space where I’ll write about four things in professional sports every Saturday. Whether it’s the four greatest moments or the four worst... Read more

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Four Down Territory – D.C.’s Finest Calls

Welcome to Four Down Territory! This is a space where I’ll write about four things in professional sports every Saturday. Whether it’s the four greatest moments or the four worst... Read more

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It’s About Dame Time in Portland

Okay, maybe the title is a bit premature, considering the NBA season started a couple weeks ago, but the Blazers (8-3) are looking pretty good thus far. With wins over... Read more

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The 2018-19 NBA Awards Predictions

Since J.R. Smith’s Finals screw-up and the Golden State Warriors’ subsequent sweep of the Cleveland Cavaliers back in June, we have been witness to a far tamer offseason than the... Read more

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Butler to the Big Apple?

As the start of the 2018-2019 NBA season draws closer, the question arises as to what will happen to Minnesota Timberwolves all-star Jimmy Butler. Butler recently expressed his desire to... Read more

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NBA Playoffs First Round Reactions and Look-Aheads

The first round of the 2018 NBA playoffs was much more exciting than last year’s. Lower seeds pulled off upsets, multiple series went to 6+ games, and DID LEBRON LOSE?... Read more

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Sideline Story: J. Cole previews the NBA Playoffs

J. Cole is no stranger to hype. The North Carolina-based rapper has reached contemporary artistry’s upper echelon, where a single tweet about a forthcoming project sends the music world into... Read more

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The Sports Sermon Archives: NBA All-Star Game Preview

Found nestled deep in Parker Houston’s computer, this ancient artifact holds him, Cam Smith, and Umar Asif accountable for their horrible takes on the NBA All-Star Game. They redraft the... Read more

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Solar Eclipse: Dark Days for the Phoenix Suns

The Phoenix Suns have had one of the most chaotic beginnings to an NBA season in recent memory. Last Tuesday, they finalized a deal with the Milwaukee Bucks to trade... Read more

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NBA Early Season Studs and Duds

The NBA season is underway, and some things can’t be predicted. Let’s take a look at some players that are going above and beyond expectations, and a few that aren’t... Read more

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NBA Early Season Over/Under-Performers

We are just three weeks into the new NBA season and already irrational conclusions are being drawn. Giannis is the GOAT. LeBron and the Cavs are done for good. Lonzo... Read more

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What’s going on with Markelle Fultz?

The modern NBA has seen its fair share of unorthodox free throw releases. Whether you prefer Shaq’s knuckleballing bricks or Chuck Hayes’ hitch, the best basketball league on the planet... Read more

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Giannis Antetokounmpo is ready to be the best

As the Bucks’ season last year came to an end at the hands of the Toronto Raptors, the bitterness of defeat was overshadowed by the potential for a bright future.... Read more

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NBA Western Conference Preview

The loaded Western Conference has not given way just yet. With some All Stars shifting from the East to the West, the discrepancy between the two conferences has grown once... Read more