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LeBron James calls out the NBA for the high volume of injuries happening the postseason.
LeBron James Slams NBA In the Face of Mounting Postseason Injuries
Last Word Staff - Jun 22, 2021

The pre-season favorites and defending champion Los Angeles Lakers are out, with LeBron James and company succumbing in the first round of the playoffs to the Phoenix Suns. The Denver Nuggets and the Miami Heat are too – just to name a few of the contenders last season that made a fist of it in […]



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LeBron James calls out the NBA for the high volume of injuries happening the postseason.
LeBron James Slams NBA In the Face of Mounting Postseason Injuries
Last Word Staff - Jun 22, 2021

The pre-season favorites and defending champion Los Angeles Lakers are out, with LeBron James and company succumbing in the first round of the playoffs to the Phoenix Suns. The Denver Nuggets and the Miami Heat are too – just to name a few of the contenders last season that made a fist of it in […]

Phoenix Suns: Devin Booker Flourishing in NBA Playoffs Debut
James Tillman - Jun 21, 2021

Phoenix Suns shooting guard Devin Booker has always been a good NBA player. This is supported by the fact that he has averaged at least 20 points per game in five of his six NBA seasons. Unfortunately, Booker has been labeled as a player who was putting up good numbers on a bad team despite […]

NBA Playoffs: Philadelphia 76ers vs. Atlanta Hawks Series Recap

The Philadelphia 76ers vs. Atlanta Hawks playoff series went down to the wire. The closely contested matchup came down to the final minutes of Game 7. The Hawks persevered and won their first road Game 7 in franchise history. Let’s look back at how this 76ers vs. Hawks playoff series played out. Philadelphia 76ers vs. […]

Three Ben Simmons Trade Scenarios
Dylan Guest - Jun 20, 2021

Yes, it’s premature to say Ben Simmons will be on the trading block this offseason. It’s probably more than likely that the Philadelphia 76ers will hold onto them. With that being said, Philadelphia is fresh off a disappointing playoffs exit where Simmons was largely a non-factor on offense, especially in crunch time. Simply put, it’s rough for […]

Los Angeles Clippers vs. Phoenix Suns NBA Playoffs Preview

And then there were two. As the wild Western Conference is set to conclude with the Western Conference Finals, the Los Angeles Clippers and Phoenix Suns will battle for a ticket to the NBA Finals. This is the Clippers’ first trip to the Conference Finals in franchise history, while the Suns are in the Conference […]

The Best Two Words In Sports: Game Seven
Keith Watkins - Jun 19, 2021

Game Seven, the best two words in sports. On Saturday night in Brooklyn, two Eastern Conference contenders will be thrown into a cauldron-like atmosphere, where palms get a little sweatier, seats get a little hotter, and the weight of expectation may suffocate you. It’s where legends are made, and where the brightest of stars can […]

The Short Season Has Caught Up to the NBA

When the NBA Playoffs come around each year, different expectations are set for different players. A star player that is playing 30 minutes a night will now be asked to play 38 or 40 plus minutes. That nagging injury which would normally take a week to recover from is now being ignored. The game itself […]

2021 NBA Draft Profile: Amar Sylla
Raheem Bashir - Jun 18, 2021

Amar Sylla is a 19-year-old Senegalese professional basketball player who was born in Dakar, Senegal. He plays for Filou Oostende of the Pro Basketball League in Belgium. He is a six-foot-nine power forward/center for the Sengelese basketball team. NBA Draft Profile for Amar Sylla Amar Sylla – Amateur/Professional Career in Europe Sylla started his career […]