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The Myth of NBA Homecourt Advantage
Last Word Staff - Jul 3, 2021

All across sports, we hear about the importance of homecourt. In the NBA, teams spend 82 games trying to secure homecourt throughout the playoffs, or at the very least, the first round. The goal is to ensure you play more games in front of your fans than opposing fans. The logic makes sense. The numbers […]



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Five Worst NBA Free Agency Moves of the First Two Days
Dylan Guest - Aug 4, 2021

Believe it or not, there haven’t been too many out-of-this-world NBA free agency moves. Typically every summer there are several head-scratchers, and there is a bit this offseason, but not nearly to the extent as before. With that being said, take a look at the five worst moves of the first two days. Five Worst […]

Top Five NBA Free Agency Moves of the First Two Days

Plenty of money has been splashed around in NBA free agency so far. Teams have made unexpected moves, new playoff contenders have emerged, new “tankers” have emerged, and so on. When looking at the top moves, however, every single move must be considered – not just the biggest “splashy” ones. Take a look at the […]

Kendrick Nunn signing with the Los Angeles Lakers

Kendrick Nunn signed with the Los Angeles Lakers Tuesday. The two sides agreed to a two-year contract worth $10 million, or $5 million per season. This contract ties him down through the 2023 season, but he does have a player option. Kendrick Nunn signs with the Los Angeles Lakers Over his two-year NBA career, Nunn […]

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Chicago Bulls Acquire DeMar DeRozan in Sign and Trade

The Chicago Bulls acquired DeMar DeRozan via sign-and-trade with the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday. DeRozan will head to Chicago and the Spurs will receive Thaddeus Young, Al-Farouq Aminu, a first-round pick, and two second-round picks. DeRozan’s contract is for 3 years and $85 million. DeMar DeRozan Signs with the Chicago Bulls Over DeRozan’s 12 […]

Malik Monk Signs with the Los Angeles Lakers

According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Malik Monk has signed with the Los Angeles Lakers. The young shooting guard will have an opportunity to contend for an NBA championship after a breakout season with the Charlotte Hornets. The 23-year-old and former lottery pick starts a new journey in his young career. Free agent G Malik Monk has […]

Carmelo Anthony Signs with the Los Angeles Lakers

Carmelo Anthony signed with the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday It was rumored that Anthony was deciding between the Knicks and Lakers, ultimately deciding to play in Los Angeles. The two sides agreed to a one-year contract.  Carmelo Anthony Signs with the Los Angeles Lakers Over his 17 year NBA career Anthony has played for […]

Stephen Curry Signs Extension with the Golden State Warriors

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Stephen Curry has agreed on a contract extension with the Golden State Warriors. It is a four-year extension worth $215 million. He is the first player in NBA history to sign two contracts worth over $200 million. It is looking apparent that Curry wants to stay with the Warriors […]

Indiana Pacers re-sign T.J. McConnell to keep him in the Hoosier State

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Indiana Pacers have re-signed T.J. McConnell to a three-year, $35.2-million-dollar deal. TJ McConnell has agreed to a four-year, $35.2M deal to stay with the Pacers, his agent Mark Bartelstein of @PrioritySports tells ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) August 2, 2021 His new contract keeps him in Indiana until the […]