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To Three or not to Three, That is the Question

The 3 point shot has changed the game forever. The recent flurry of three-point shooting has even Byron Scott, noted three-point hater, changing his tune and suggesting a 4-point line. It was not until the ’93-’94 Clutch City Rockets that offenses were designed to get open looks from three. The Rockets in the ’93-’94 season […]

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Legend Grows Player Power Rankings

These pre-season rankings are based on likelihood of winning MVP in the 2015-16 season. Because this is the criteria, I will be considering individual statistics and performance, but also team success, as this tends to be a strongly weighted factor in the MVP voting each year. 1-Lebron James, Cavaliers Lebron is still the best player […]

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Would you Rather…? NBA Style

Over the past several years, my sons have loved playing a game called “Would you Rather…?” I thought it would be fun to play an NBA-Style “Would you Rather…?” So here goes. Q: Would you rather have Russell Westbrook’s athleticism or Kevin Durant’s shooting touch? A: The age-old question asks, are great shooters made or born? […]

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Why MJ is Even Better Than You Thought

NBA stars of today have the impossible burden of being constantly compared to Michael Jordan when it comes to greatness. Jordan is one of those rare athletes that is more immortalized with each passing year. Few have started to claim that Jordan “wasn’t really that good.” Stiill, few people dispute a claim that Jordan is […]