Third times a charm in these Finals.
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Finals Preview: Who Takes the Tie-Breaker?

After perhaps the least competitive NBA Playoffs in NBA history, the 12-0 Golden State Warriors and the 12-1 Cleveland Cavaliers will meet in the Finals for the third consecutive season. In 2014-15, the Cavs lost Kevin Love to a separated shoulder (thanks to Kelly Olynyk) and then lost Kyrie Irving in Game 1. In a […]

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Can the Warriors beat the Salary Cap?

The mighty Warriors are steamrolling through the Playoffs and tonight, the seek to complete their third consecutive sweep, to advance to their third straight NBA Finals. Once in the Finals, they will find themselves as the favorites to win their second championship in three seasons. The Warriors are loaded with talent with two of the […]

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Is Lebron already better than Jordan?

Tonight Lebron James and his Cleveland Cavaliers resume their title defense in Boston against the top-seeded Boston Celtics. Lebron is in the midst of one of the most impressive Playoff runs in NBA history. In leading the Cavs to a perfect 8-0 record in the first two rounds, Lebron has averaged 34.4 points, 9 rebounds, and […]

Cleveland Cavaliers Championship Ring and Banner Ceremony
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Legend Grows Greatest Hits

When I posted my first Legend Grows article on September 1, 2015, I didn’t contemplate writing one hundred articles, but here it is.  I figured for my one hundredth post I’d highlight my Top 10 Greatest Hits in case you missed them.   10-Are the Warriors among the Greatest Teams Ever? http://wp.me/p6GuYQ-1Zp Talk about jumping […]

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Most Overpaid and Underpaid Players

On the radio today I heard that the Jazz’s very own Joe Johnson has the second highest career earnings of any Forward in NBA history at $210,061,971. Johnson is primarily a scorer and has scored 20,033 career points. That is $10,485.80 per point for Joe’s career. It got me thinking, based on 2016-17 production, who […]

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Legend Grows 2016-17 All-NBA Team

The 2016-17 NBA season is in the books and we have a large number of players deserving of All-NBA recognition. First Team G-Russell Westbrook, Thunder Westbrook had been a total freak of nature this season. The single-season triple-double record and a scoring title to go with his unrelenting energy and aggressiveness make him an easy […]