Would you Rather
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Would you Rather 2nd Edition…

My first Would You Rather article was very popular, so I figured that I would give another set of would you rather scenarios this offseason since there isn’t much to write about right now. So here goes…. Would you rather, stay in one city, with one franchise your entire career, enjoy some individual honors and […]

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 […]

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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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 […]

Without a healthy Durant the Warriors are vulnerable
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Without a Healthy Durant the Warriors are Vulnerable

When Kevin Durant signed with the Warriors and Lebron James decided he was going to continue to play basketball, it was forgone conclusion in most experts’ minds that we would get a third straight installment of a Warriors-Cavs in the Finals this year. I was among those predicting that rematch. However, injuries are always the […]

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MVP Watch

Choosing this year’s MVP is going to be tough. This season has been full of remarkable performances so far. In fact, currently there are nine players averaging at least 26 points per game, Anthony Davis, Russell Westbrook, DeMarr DeRozan, James Harden, DeMarcus Cousins, Damian Lillard, Kevin Durant, Steph Curry, and Isaiah Thomas. Never in the […]

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NBA 2016-17 Award Predictions

Preseason predictions for any year-end award reflect  expectations and optimism more than reality. Few experts accurately predict every award, which is what makes sports so exciting, there is always an element of surprise–the underdog that comes out of nowhere and captures the imagination and the hardware. Coach of the Year-Brad Stevens, Boston Celtics Brad Stevens […]