Ten Best Playoff Players Left in the NBA Postseason

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A thrilling first round of the playoffs is complete, and it’s a great time to take stock of where each team stands as the second round starts. Ranking the best playoff players left isn’t just a fun exercise. It can work as a shorthand to see who should be championship favorites since superstars have such […] READ MORE


Memphis Grizzlies vs Minnesota Timberwolves Series Recap

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The Memphis Grizzlies finished the Timberwolves’ season last night in yet another impressive fourth-quarter comeback.  It was the fourth such comeback in this series alone putting the final nails in the coffin of Minnesota’s dream of a Cinderella season. The series finished with the Memphis Grizzlies winning in six games just as I had predicted […] READ MORE



NBA Play-In Tournament Preview: Nets vs Cavs

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After 82 regular-season games, it’s time for the NBA play-in tournament to determine the 7th and 8th seeds in each conference. In the Eastern Conference, the 7th seed Brooklyn Nets will host the 8th seed Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night. The winner will face the 2nd seed Boston Celtics in the first round of the NBA […] READ MORE


Paul George is a Top 75 Player of All Time

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The NBA recently released their 75th Anniversary Team, commemorating the 75th season in the league’s illustrious history. The list named the NBA’s 75 best players of all time, in no order. However, with the selections, came scrutiny for certain snubs. Popular names left off the list include Dwight Howard, Tracy McGrady, Vince Carter, Kyrie Irving, […] READ MORE



Los Angeles Clippers vs. Phoenix Suns Series Recap

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NBA Playoffs Series Recap: Los Angeles Clippers vs Phoenix Suns The Western Conference Finals matchup between the Los Angeles Clippers and Phoenix Suns was everything competitive. After the Suns took care of home-court advantage in the first two games, many had the Suns sweeping their way to the Finals as they did in the semifinals. […] READ MORE


The Myth of NBA Homecourt Advantage

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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 […] READ MORE


The NBA Ratings Argument is Dumb; The 2021 Playoffs are Great

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Small-market teams having success is not bad for the NBA. Having a fresh set of stars on the main stage is good for the NBA. Arguing that the lack of familiar teams and faces makes the 2021 NBA Playoffs “boring” is a bad take. Using NBA television ratings as a metric of entertainment value in […] READ MORE