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Should San Antonio Trade Kawhi Leonard?

With the NBA free agency market opening on July 1st, there are a lot of unique headlines going into the off-season. One aspect to pay attention to is the situation between the San Antonio Spurs and superstar Kawhi Leonard, who recently requested a trade out of San Antonio. With all that in mind, should the […]

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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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Jurassic World: Toronto Raptors (1) vs. Washington Wizards (8) Preview

Throughout the course of Wednesday night’s Eastern Conference games, it became increasingly apparent that the Wizards were complacent with remaining the #8 seed and facing the Toronto Raptors to open the NBA playoffs. Washington simply looked lethargic, at best, against the Orlando Magic in a chance to improve their playoff seeding. Had the Wizards won, […]

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NBA Postseason Power Rankings

The NBA postseason is among us, as the top 16 NBA rosters from the 2017-18 season will battle it out in hopes of hoisting the trophy by the end. Here is where the franchises stand heading into the first round: 1. Golden State Warriors  Regardless of the Houston Rockets containing a stronger regular season record, […]

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Are The 76ers A Legitimate Playoff Threat?

The Philadelphia 76ers have had their best season in a very long time. In fact, they haven’t had a winning record in a full season of the NBA since 2004-05 (43-39), and are just two games away from having their first fifty win season since 2000-01. That year, they lost 4-1 in the NBA Finals […]

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Planting Seeds: What Playoff Opponent Would Most Favor the Wizards?

A quick look at the NBA Eastern Conference Standings shows two front-runners, the Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics, and a crowded number of teams stacked in the middle. It seems to be anyone’s guess as to how all the seedings will shake out, but we will be taking a look at the possible playoff match-ups […]

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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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The Athletes Hub Podcast: Episode 4

Welcome to The Athletes Hub Podcast! A series of topics are at hand, and the debate subjects vary among sports. In this episode, you can view the following: Click here to watch the full podcast: Should the NFL get rid of Thursday Night Football? (Isaiah Hansen vs Kyle Brough vs Miles Hill) (0:48-16:47) Has tanking truly […]

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76ers Giving Up on Jahlil Okafor

As reported by the Philly Voice, the Philadelphia 76ers will not elect to pick up the fourth-year, $6.3 million option on forward Jahlil Okafor. Averaging 14.7 points, 1.2 assists, and 6 rebounds in his somewhat short career, Okafor will join the likes of Anthony Bennett and Hasheem Thabeet as the only top-three selections in NBA […]

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2017-18 NBA Playoff Predictions

The start of the NBA season is always an exciting time, and with the abundance of off-season moves during free agency, as well as executed blockbuster trades, the league has shaped out quite differently than ever before. Here are my predictions for playoff seeding in the Western and Eastern Conferences: West 1. Golden State Warriors: […]

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