NBA Playoffs: Conference Finals – A Little Preview

Hey, for the third time! So we’re pretty much one round away from Cavs-Warriors III. Both the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors acted like Josh Brolin and treated their respective second round opponents like George Clooney to recreate that...

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NBA Playoffs: Second Round – A Little Preview

Hey again! I know that the second round has already started, and you may think that my picks are skewed based on the games that were already played. I’d simply retort with: didn’t the first round teach us to not...

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2017 NBA Playoffs: First Round – A Little Preview

Hey! You made it! You made it to the end of the NBA 2016-17 season! People seem to complain constantly that the NBA regular season is too long and it’s a slog, but I don’t know, feels like yesterday...

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The Great North Hype!

I have a love/hate relationship with the Toronto Raptors. Every season, they kind of get off to a hot start and Raptors fans lose their shit and start that premature championship talk that eventually leads to heartbreaking disappointment in April/May. So,...

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The Two Sides of Tim Duncan’s Fandom

Tim Duncan announced his retirement on July 11th, 2016 in a way that was true to his personality: through a press release on the Spurs’ NBA website. No quotes, no fanfare, just a basic announcement. It’s funny. When you compare...

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Road to Gold? – The Uncertainty of Team USA’s Pursuit

Questions arose surrounding Team USA’s 2016 Olympic squad, and it wasn’t due to lack of talent, but mostly around the fact that the NBA’s and country’s best players wouldn’t participate. Stephen Curry, Kawhi Leonard, LeBron James and Russell Westbrook...

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The Thankful Oracle: Golden State “Thank You Notes” Version

Can’t quite remember the last time I’ve seen a fanbase feel probably the lowest of lows by losing a championship and then experiencing the highest of highs by acquiring a generational talent about two weeks after said defeat. Well,...

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D-Day: How the NBA Finals Were Altered by Draymond Green

The military term D-Day is the day on which a combat attack or operation is to be initiated. Game 4 was LeBron James’ D-Day, where Operation Make Draymond GTFO was held, by stepping over him late in the game, causing...

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Let’s Just Send the Larry O’Brien Trophy to the Bay Area Already

Yesterday, the NBA announced that Stephen Curry won his second straight NBA MVP award, which makes him only the 11th player to win it back-to-back, and the first ever to win it unanimously. On Monday, Curry came back from...

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2016 NBA Playoffs – Depressingly and Uncommonly Interesting

The “injury/luck” accusations have surrounded the Golden State Warriors since last year when they won a championship against a Cleveland Cavaliers team led by LeBron James but without All-Stars Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love during the 2015 NBA Finals. People constantly mentioned how...

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