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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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NCAA Won’t Walk Away From This Scandal Cleanly

We are roughly one week away from getting ready for one of the best spectacles in American sports: March Madness. This is a time when jobs start bracket pools on who will win a Cheesecake Factory gift card, siblings have an annual battle of who is the best in the family, and contestants try to […]

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NBA Pursuing Rule Change Involving NBA Draft

Not only in the NBA, but in all sports, the act of “tanking” has taken a whole new meaning among franchises. Within basketball, while your record doesn’t necessarily correlate to your draft position, tanking has proven to be a very efficient strategy for a few NBA front offices. As first reported by Adrian Wojnarowski, the […]

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#1 Overall Picks in NBA Since 2000: The Worst to The Best

As the NBA Summer League comes to an end, this is an appropriate time to look back and reflect on the rookies from all the drafts this century. What better way than to form a list? 18/17) Ben Simmons (LSU), Markelle Fultz (Washington)¬† There is a reason these two are tied for last, and it’s […]

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NBA Draft Day Rumor and Trade Tracker

The NBA saw a crazy pick swap between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers on Monday, and we may be in for more craziness tonight as the NBA Draft commences. Rumors surrounding stars such as Paul George, Jimmy Butler, and Kristaps Porzingis are driving the league up a wall and creating drama that will surely […]

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The Athletes Hub 2017 NBA Mock Draft

With the 2017 NBA Draft set to launch on June 22nd, the entire nation is curious about who will be selected by which franchise this year.  With a multitude of controversies surrounding particular players, it seems to be a matter of speculation at this point on who will go where, as even NBA insiders are […]

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Celtics, 76ers Finalize Blockbuster Draft Deal

On Friday night, multiple reports came out that the Philadelphia 76ers and the Boston Celtics are currently working on a deal to send the #1 overall pick to Philadelphia. In the end, Boston will be sending over the first overall pick to the Philadelphia. In return, they will receive the third overall pick, as well […]

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Why the Lakers Need Lonzo Ball

If you haven’t heard of Lonzo Ball, as well as his fathers tactics to get him drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers, then the chances you are a true NBA fan are slim to none.  From absurd appearances on national television, to unintentionally disrespecting the Hall of Fame greats along the way, many are arguing […]

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Why Lavar Ball Isn’t in the Wrong¬†

Lavar Ball’s comments about his son are definitely controversial. But I don’t believe he needs to keep quiet! Here’s why! (Video Included)

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Philadelphia 76ers Meet with Ben Simmons

ESPN.com is reporting that the Philadelphia 76ers have had their first face to face meeting with the presumptive number one pick,Ben Simmons on Thursday.  New GM Bryan Colangelo and head coach Brett Brown are amongst the most important figures to attend this meeting. The 76ers and Simmons as well as agent Rich Paul dined in […]

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