Western Conference Finals: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets Recap

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The old saying that “history repeats itself” cannot be more prevalent than this unique postseason in the bubble. After defeating the Portland Trailblazers and Houston Rockets in five games, a third time was still a charm for the Los Angeles Lakers. They defeated the red hot Denver Nuggets in five games after losing 114-106 in […] READ MORE


Los Angeles Lakers vs. Houston Rockets Series Recap

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After finishing a long and gritty seven-game series against the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Houston Rockets faced a new opportunity: upset the Los Angeles Lakers. Once the Lakers knocked out the Portland Trailblazers in five games, they had under a week of preparation for the second round. The Rockets’ tough series indicated a sign of […] READ MORE


Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets Western Conference Finals Preview

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After a long and interesting season, the NBA is now down to four teams in the bubble. Once again, the Western Conference has shown its heavy competitive nature with a David-Goliath type matchup between the Los Angeles Lakers and red-hot Denver Nuggets. Similar to the second round, the Lakers patiently waited for their Western Conference […] READ MORE


NBA Playoffs Preview: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Houston Rockets

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Last Word on Pro Basketball is giving you an NBA Playoffs preview for each series as it begins inside the bubble. Contrary to the Eastern Conference match-ups, the Los Angeles Lakers waited patiently for their semifinals opponent after knocking out the Portland Trailblazers in five games. The Houston Rockets are coming off a tiring seven […] READ MORE


Memphis Grizzlies’ Ja Morant Named 2019-20 NBA Rookie of the Year

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Memphis Grizzlies‘ point guard Ja Morant was named the 2019-20 NBA Rookie of the Year, the league announced Thursday afternoon. Morant earned 99 first-place votes out of 100, adding up to 498 total points. Memphis Grizzlies’ Ja Morant Wins 2019-20 NBA Rookie of the Year Award With Morant’s victory, he becomes only the second player […] READ MORE


Legendary Georgetown Coach John Thompson Jr. Dies at 78

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The basketball world has lost another iconic figure. Legendary Georgetown coach John Thompson Jr. died at his Arlington, Virginia home on Sunday night. He was 78. Thompson was the first black coach to win an NCAA championship in 1984. Legendary Coach John Thompson Jr. dies at age 78 Remembering John Thompson’s Career He was known as […] READ MORE


Change Beyond the Ball

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Change. If 2020 could speak, it would emphasize the importance of change. It does not necessarily mean changing out of work clothes after a long day or an Instagram theme. It means to change organizations and their techniques, particularly police departments. How does one achieve this? It starts with a discussion, followed by action. This […] READ MORE


Philadelphia 76ers Fire Head Coach Brett Brown After Seven Seasons

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It is always sunny in Philadelphia. Unless you are coach Brett Brown. On Monday afternoon, the Philadelphia 76ers announced the firing of Brown after seven seasons with the team. The firing comes a day after the Sixers were swept by the Boston Celtics in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. Brett Brown Out […] READ MORE


Boston Celtics’ Gordon Hayward to Miss 4 Weeks with Ankle Sprain

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Boston Celtics fans will have to move forward without a key piece of their roster. Celtics forward Gordon Hayward will miss at least four weeks after suffering a Grade 3 right ankle sprain during Monday’s Game 1 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. Gordon Hayward to Miss 4 Weeks with Ankle Sprain Gordon Hayward Goes Down with Ankle Injury With […] READ MORE


NBA Playoffs Preview: Miami Heat vs. Indiana Pacers

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Last Word on Pro Basketball is giving you an NBA Playoffs preview for each series as it begins inside the bubble. After a unique NBA season for the history books, the 2019-2020 postseason tipped off earlier today. All 16 teams will remain in the bubble for the duration of the postseason. The Miami Heat and […] READ MORE