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The Worst NBA Playoffs Ever?

I’ve been putting off writing this for a while.  I tried to keep hope alive that things would change, but at this point, things have just gotten out of hand.  What on earth is going on with the NBA playoffs?  Last night, the Cleveland Cavaliers led the Boston Celtics by 41…

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Take5: NBA Awards and Playoff Predictions

Russell Westbrook.  James Harden.  Kawhi Leonard.  LeBron James.  These four NBA superstars have all just finished unbelievable seasons, all of which would be MVP-worthy in a typical season.   However, with an explosion of triple-doubles and stunning solo performances this year, only one of these names will win the league’s greatest…

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NBA All-Star Saturday Night Preview and Predictions

What distinguishes the NBA’s All-Star Weekend as the greatest of its kind in professional sports are the Saturday night events: the slam dunk contest, three-point shootout, and skills challenge.  These competitions, played the night before the All-Star Game, regularly produce incredible moments, and are so exciting to watch that their viewership…

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5 Bold NBA 2016-17 Predictions

Tonight marks the start of the 2016-17 NBA Season.  While the Warriors and Cavaliers remain favorites to win their respective conferences and meet each other in what would be the third straight Golden State-Cleveland NBA Finals, many of the finer points of this NBA season remain much less clear.  Here…