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This is what we wanted, right? As a collective National Basketball Association fanbase, we wanted to see the best team in the Eastern Conference take on the most prolific player of the past 15 years. Amidst a 19 game when streak for the Atlanta Hawks and LeBron James’ best statistical month of 2015,1 January had […]

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Most surprising vs. Most disappointing? I don’t think you can dispute that the Atlanta Hawks were the most surprising team of the 2014-15 regular season. Going from sub-.500 and barely making the playoffs in a weak Eastern Conference, to winning over 70% of your games against the Western Conference (22 out of 30) in route […]

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Remember the older series between LeBron James and the Boston Celtics’ Big Three of Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Ray Allen (and Rondo?)? The two great ones with LeBron and the Cleveland Cavaliers that saw the Celtics victorious and then LeBron’s revamped Miami Heat finally get the King past his vaunted green nemeses? I hear you can watch […]

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The San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat find themselves pitted against one another in the NBA Finals for the second straight year. Replay footage from last year and hit the beach? Not so fast. Tim Duncan did his closest form of trash talking that we’ve probably ever seen as he told the world in a post-game […]

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First things first, the loss of Serge Ibaka is huge. It doesn’t matter how many points Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant are combining to average nor how many players Gregg Popovich feels comfortable playing at any point in the ball game. Oklahoma City’s loss of their athletic big man is going to be hard to […]

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Things we thought we knew before the start of the season: the Chicago Bulls, Miami Heat, Brooklyn Nets and Indiana Pacers were going to be the top four teams in the East with the Bulls as the question mark due to Derrick Rose returning after a year off. Things we thought we knew around the […]

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About the only thing that went as predicted in the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs was the Miami Heat’s sweep of the Charlotte Bobcats. Other than that, it’s been full of surprises. The Brooklyn Nets scraped their way past a surprise Toronto Raptors team. Though the Nets were the number six seed playing […]

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The Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Clippers combined for 14 games worth of drama-filled NBA playoffs leaving more questions than answers for each of the star-studded teams. A tougher minded, grinding Memphis Grizzlies team with far less talent exposed OKC. The Clippers-Warriors series went as many expected on the court, but the Donald Sterling […]

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I love a good stat and my first one has some juice to it. The San Antonio Spurs have won at least 50 regular season games in 16 of their last 17 seasons. Pretty good, right? Here’s the juice though: the only season in that span where they failed to reach 50 regular season wins, […]

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It’s the LeBron vs MJ match-up we’ve all been waiting for… kind of. But not even close. The Bobcats find themselves in the playoffs for the first time since 2009-10 and are seeking the franchise’s first ever playoff game win. That’s right, first playoff GAME win, not series. The Heat, on the other hand, are looking […]

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