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The Under The Radar NBA MVP Candidates
Last Word Staff - Dec 18, 2020

Who can dethrone Giannis Antetokounmpo? The two-time NBA MVP with the Milwaukee Bucks recently signed a five-year supermax contract to stay with the team, which means Milwaukee could see a three-peat this season. While typical names like LeBron James, Kevin Durant, and Stephen Curry are likely NBA MVP contenders, there are always a few under […]

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NBA All Former-Lakers Team
Kyle Qualls - Feb 27, 2021

Last year, the Los Angeles Lakers broke a six-year streak of missing the playoffs and won the NBA championship. They were able to do this by landing LeBron James in free agency and trading for Anthony Davis. They won yet another title, but they gave up a lot of assets in the process. There are […]

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The Best ACC Basketball Programs in a Down Year

In any given college basketball season, you can expect that the best conference in the country to be the ACC. This year though, the league is having a substantial down year. They only have three teams in the AP top 25, the highest-ranked of which No. 11 Florida State. The biggest ‘brands’ in the conference, […]

Three NBA Trades to Shake Up the League

The NBA trade deadline is a month away. Rumors have already been swirling, and more will certainly come out of the league’s upcoming All-Star Break. Trade season is always one of the most exciting times, not just because of the actual trades, but the ideas that come out of it. With that being said, here […]

Charlotte Hornets
The Charlotte Hornets Start Should Not Be Surprising

What are the Charlotte Hornets? Last season they were a surprise. The Hornets entered the season with the lowest preseason over-under projection at 23.5. Despite playing only 65 games, Charlotte managed to win 23 games and shock the NBA world. This season, the Charlotte Hornets start is something to discuss. Except now, everyone should have […]

Domantas Sabonis Makes His Second All-Star Game
Kunning Chen - Feb 26, 2021

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the NBA announced that Domantas Sabonis will make his second consecutive All-Star game. He will replace Kevin Durant who is sidelined due to a hamstring injury. Pacers star Domantas Sabonis is expected to replace Kevin Durant on the Eastern Conference All-Star team, source tells ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 26, 2021 […]

The San Antonio Spurs Consistency Rooted in Draft Night

The San Antonio Spurs have long been one of the best franchises in basketball. They have been an NBA team for 45 years and over that span, they have been a playoff team 39 times, including five championships, all since 1998. This season was supposed to be somewhat of a rebuild, but the San Antonio […]

NBA Predictions: February 26-28

In one of the strangest, most unpredictable seasons ever it’s nearly impossible to predict a winner. Nonetheless, let’s dive in on some of the big matchups and make some NBA predictions. The NBA season has quickly approached the halfway mark and there’s been plenty of surprises. The Utah Jazz have the best record in basketball […]

Devin Booker will replace Anthony Davis in the 2021 NBA All-Star Game
Raheem Bashir - Feb 25, 2021

Devin Booker will replace Anthony Davis of the Los Angeles Lakers as a reserve in the 2021 NBA All-Star Game. Davis was named to his eighth-straight NBA All-Star Game on Wednesday. However, he will not be able to play due to injury. Devin Booker makes his second-straight NBA All-Star Game Appearance Devin Booker of the […]