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Breaking Down Kevin Durant’s All-Time 12-Man Roster

Recently, KD went on a podcast and was asked what his all-time 12-man roster would be. This was his answer: I’m not surprised he put himself in the all-time starting five. I think he actually has a case, but I’m not sure I would include him, personally. As great as he is, he’s just not […]

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The Lakers Somehow Just Blew Out the Nets

Wow: the final from Brooklyn, Lakers 126, Nets 101. The Lakers were obviously without LeBron and AD, and Kyle Kuzma, Marc Gasol, and Wesley Matthews also missed the game. The Nets, despite having KD and Kyrie, were missing James Harden. Nobody expected this outcome. I think most people expected this game to be Nets 126, […]

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Introducing the “Total Net Contribution” Stat

During the NFL season, I compiled team statistical rankings so that I could get a more objective read on which teams were the best and which teams were overrated. It was fairly predictive, although not perfect, but the one thing I’ll credit it with was convincing me to not give up on the Tampa Bay […]

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Zion Williamson is Insanely Efficient

Remember when people used to doubt Zion? “His weight!” “He doesn’t shoot the three!” “Injury-prone!” Well, he’s played 41 of 41 games now this year and is averaging the following: 25.7ppg 7.0rpg 3.4apg 62.6% eFG 65.9% True Shooting 9.9 made field goals per game, 15.9 field goal attempts per game 27.3 PER 25.7 points per […]

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🚨 James Harden Traded to Brooklyn

Wow. It happened: Last night, Harden formally demanded a trade for the first time. We’d all known he wanted out for the past couple of months now, but last night was the first time he ever actually confirmed it “straight from the horse’s mouth.” Here’s what he said last night, along with Rockets head coach […]

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Giannis Signs 5yr/$228m Supermax Extension With Bucks

Just in: Shams has the contract details. And actually, if you look at the timestamps on both tweets, Shams broke the news before Giannis himself did: So he’s staying in Milwaukee after all. The contract has a player option after the 4th year. At that time Giannis will be 30 years old. So Milwaukee is […]

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James Harden to Philly?

Woj just reported today that James Harden is open to being traded to the 76ers or another contender. But the 76ers were specifically named: Then that last part “Daryl Morey’s been adamant he wants to keep his two young stars.” Well, yeah. Of course you’re not trading both Simmons and Embiid for Harden. If the […]

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🚨NBA News: Russ ↔ John Wall Trade, Lakers Lock Up LeBron & AD

Regarding LeBron and AD’s new contracts: AD is currently finalizing a 5 year, $190 contract with the Lakers. It’s a four year commitment with a player option for a fifth year. LeBron just signed a 2 year extension with the Lakers worth $85 million, keeping him in LA through the 2023 season. His original 4-year […]

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Is the Warriors Dynasty Done?

Shortly before the 2020 NBA draft on Wednesday night, news broke that Klay Thompson had sustained a “lower-leg injury” during a pickup game with a few other NBA players in Los Angeles. No information other than that was released at the time, but you could tell from the way basketball reporters were talking about it […]

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