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Kevin Durant bringing back the Thunder to OKC

Former MVP Kevin Durant was limited last season, playing in just 27 games due to nagging injury. Initially, he underwent surgery to repair the Jones fracture in his right foot. But, a considerable amount of time has passed and it appears that the floodgates are ready to burst open. KD is eager to return and make it the in Oklahoma…


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Oak Hill Academy is Going to Be Stacked Next Season

The private school down in Mouth of Wilson, Virginia has found it’s next great transfer player. Actually, Oak Hill Academy has found yet another great team that will compete at the national level once again. They have claimed nine high school national championships and have finished second five times. Oak Hill came in the top five in every year from…


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Expanding the NBA Playoffs is a Great Idea

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban recently suggested that the NBA should expand its playoffs, and he might have a point. Currently, eight teams in each conference earn a playoff spot. Cuban proposes expanding that to 10 teams per conference. His chief arguments are that expansion would ensure that quality teams in a stronger conference will still qualify, that fewer teams…


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Bo Ryan’s Path Will Not Be Repeated

Speaking in absolutes can be dangerous. As the old cliche mandates, “Never say never.” On occasion though, “never” applies. In the day and age where coaches are paid by shoe companies as well as the schools that employ them, and the contracts between those schools and their coaches seem to be written in crayon on a crumpled hotel bar napkin,…


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Report: Orlando Magic Acquire Shabazz Napier

According to reports the Orlando Magic have acquired Miami Heat guard Shabazz Napier. The news broke via Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, who tweeted the following on Sunday afternoon: Orlando is nearing a deal to acquire Miami guard Shabazz Napier, league sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 26, 2015 Wojnarowski went on to confirm that Napier would be…


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Brazil defeats Canada for Pan Am Basketball Gold

Canada could not overcome a slow start as the Brazilians shot 12/16 in the first quarter and went on a 13-0 run early in the first half that Canada could not overcome. The Brazilians and took a 19 point lead at halftime before going on to win their 6th ever Pan Am Men’s Basketball Gold Medal with an 86-71 win…


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Taking a Look at the Class of 2017: Part III

It is time for the third, and final, installment of the short preview of some early standout recruits in the class of 2017. Part I and Part II of the mini-series were published before important events like the Nike EYBL Peach Jam and the adidas Uprising Gauntlet. That helped the Part III group, and those who broke out over those…