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LeBron James Sweepstakes Analysis

The biggest headline heading into this NBA off-season will involve the decision Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James makes regarding his destination for next season. Whether he remains in Cleveland, joins a developing roster, or collaborates with a contender, James will have everyone’s attention over the summer. While certain teams certainly stand out, here are ten […]

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James vs Jordan, or James vs Kobe?

Over the last decade, not a single basketball fan can envision an NBA Finals that did not include Cleveland Cavaliers superstar Lebron James. He is appearing in his ninth straight finals appearance that is only second to the great Bill Russell, and is in a rare space that even Michael Jordan can’t say are one […]

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Five Superstars Lakers Should Target This Summer

The 2017-2018 season has come to its end for the NBA, and now that free agency has begun, I’ve decided to write about who the Los Angeles Lakers should sign to get back into the habit of playing postseason basketball. Here are a few of the many options:  Julius Randle (PF, Los Angeles Lakers)  Young […]

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Clippers Reign Among Elite is Over

With all that talent the Los Angeles Clippers once contained, the franchise had no championships to show for it. During their peak, the Clippers never made it past the second round of the postseason, but had the roster to win it all. The play of Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, DeAndre Jordan, and others gave life […]

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Five Contenders for NBA Rookie of the Year

The NBA playoffs are creeping up on us rather quickly, with the majority of the teams having close to twenty games left in the regular season. This season has thrown up a bunch of surprises, with trades playing havoc with a ton of team lineups. This season  has seen the rise of a Laker we […]

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Julius Randle is Earning Himself a Payday

For quite some time, the Los Angeles Lakers have been a franchise without a face since the days of Kobe Bryant. Although time will tell on whether Lonzo Ball or Brandon Ingram can emerge as the face of the purple and gold, one player that many are undervaluing is none other than Julius Randle. After […]

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Why Los Angeles May Need Lonzo Ball

Per reports from Lavar Ball directly, it has made it clear that if the Los Angeles Lakers don’t invest in all three Ball brothers, Lonzo Ball may indeed leave the franchise down the road. Nearing the most recent NBA Trade Deadline, rumors across social media have forced us to assume the Lakers could be eyeing to trade […]

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NBA Trade Deadline: The Grades Are In

Leading up to February 8th, we saw a whole lot of deals take place. From the transition of Isaiah Thomas (again), to the overall confusion in Utah, a handful of front offices decided to take advantage of the NBA Trade Deadline. Here is a breakdown of each team, and the grade they ultimately received: Atlanta […]

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What Happens While We Wait For The Wizards To Arrive?

The script for the Washington Wizards seems to be the same: Claim that you’re one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference, gain a few signature wins along the way, and wait for the rest of the world to buy in to that idea. So, just how long are we supposed to wait for […]

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Lakers to Retire Both of Bryant’s Numbers in December

Informally known as “The Black Mamba”, former Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant is set to have his jersey retired by the franchise on December 18th, a game in which Los Angeles is scheduled to host the Golden State Warriors. Which number is be the one to be left untouched? #8? #24? According to sources within the […]

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