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Way Too Early NBA Overreactions
Tom Aizenberg - Dec 29, 2020

At the beginning of an NBA season, it is difficult not to make way too early overreactions. After all, the small sample size that is the first week of the season also happens to be the entire sample. So while I would normally suggest holding your overreactions for at least a few more weeks, forget […]

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James Harden’s Nets Debut Takeaways
Wesly Beausoleil - Jan 17, 2021

James Harden has just finished his debut in Brooklyn. Harden’s Nets debut filled the stat sheet with 32 points, 11 rebounds, and 14 assists in a win against the Orlando Magic. With this game, we were able to get a glimpse at what the Nets look like without Kyrie Irving. These games without Irving should […]

Scottie Pippen Molded by Michael Jordan
Last Word Staff - Jan 16, 2021

Michael Jordan’s influence has extended beyond just basketball footwear thanks to his legendary partnership with Nike. He has also served as an inspiration for entire generation of players. One of the players who is often discussed alongside Jordan is Scottie Pippen, another famous basketballer and a then-teammate of Jordan. Within sports circles and betting scenes, […]

Luka Doncic is Finally Back
Dylan Guest - Jan 15, 2021

Luka Doncic had his fair share of struggles early on in the season. The Dallas Mavericks stumbled to 2-4 out the gates as a result. Doncic looked a little out of basketball shape and his shooting numbers were low while turnovers were high. The rough start can also be attributed to Kristaps Porzingis being out. However, with […]

Jarred Vanderbilt: The Next Puzzle Piece for the Minnesota Timberwolves

It’s no secret that the 2020-21 season hasn’t treated the Minnesota Timberwolves very well. For starters, Karl-Anthony Towns ruled out with a wrist injury after only 2 games. This forced Ryan Saunders to dig deep into the bench for frontcourt production. Fortunately, 6-foot-9 power forward Jarred Vanderbilt was waiting for an opportunity to prove himself.  […]

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LWOS 2020-21 College Basketball Bracketology 2.0

Two weeks may not seem like a long time. However, during the college basketball season, that can feel like an eternity. Teams roughly play four games in that span, and those outcomes can drastically affect placement in bracket projections. That’s certainly the case in our latest edition of college basketball bracketology. This trend may continue […]

WAC Will Expand to 13 Teams in 2022
Carl Knauf - Jan 14, 2021

The Western Athletic Conference is going to look different in 2022. The league’s Board of Directors announced today that five universities were approved to join the conference. The additions of Abilene Christian University, Lamar University, Sam Houston State University, Stephen F. Austin State University, and Southern Utah will make the WAC a 13-team league. WAC […]

Analyzing Four-Team Blockbuster, James Harden Trade

The inevitable has finally happened. James Harden, who earlier demanded a trade to the Brooklyn Nets, has gotten his wish. Let’s look at the full Harden trade and my winners and thoughts on this blockbuster deal. Full Harden Trade Details Nets receive Harden. Houston Rockets receive Victor Oladipo via Indiana Pacers, Dante Exum, and Rodions […]

The James Harden Trade Solidifies the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Ascension
Adam Carrara - Jan 13, 2021

The Houston Rockets and Brooklyn Nets just about broke the internet and sports world after the trade of James Harden. Rightfully so, as Brooklyn acquires a top-10 NBA talent to join its other two All-Stars, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Yet, Houston and Brooklyn did not act alone in this trade. The Indiana Pacers will […]