Two Key Factors to a Successful Golden State Warriors Season

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During the 2016-17 NBA season, headlines will be dominated by Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors on a daily basis. However, having a super-team doesn’t guarantee a championship; just look at the 2012-13 Los Angeles Lakers. Everything can change and anything can happen in the NBA. A team can implode, the injury bug could […] READ MORE


NBA’s Salary Cap and Max Contracts Are Not Working

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By Ryan Timmerman, Last Word on Pro Basketball If it wasn’t so blatantly self-serving, the sliding scale of NBA owners who are fine with super-teams or against them would be pretty hilarious. When LeBron James left to take his talents to South Beach, Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert spearheaded the campaign against the immorality of super-teams. […] READ MORE



Free Agency 2016: Houston Rockets

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Free Agency 2013 (revisited): The Rockets officially signed Dwight Howard in free agency and the chase for the Larry O’Brien trophy was underway. Harden and Howard were going to lead the Rockets in pursuit of the franchise’s first championship in almost 20 years…Now, three years later, that once achievable goal has become a long distance […] READ MORE


2012 NBA Redraft

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Four years have passed since 2012 draft day. After analyzing each player's career, this 2012 NBA redraft is how the top ten should've been selected. READ MORE


Harrison Barnes Day-To-Day with Sprained Ankle

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Golden State Warriors starting forward Harrison Barnes is to set to miss a few games with an ankle sprain. Barnes is currently listed as day-to-day, but the Warriors may be without Barnes form anywhere between 1-2 weeks, if the injury is worse then the Warriors currently fear. Interim head coach Luke Walton had this to say […] READ MORE


How the Warriors Can Win Game Four

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As a Bay Area native, I watched plenty of Warriors games this year and am sickened by the offensive performance so far. I am not going to take all the credit from Cleveland’s defense; they have frustrated Curry, made the bigs ineffective and boxed out nicely. However, the Warriors’ offensive struggles are also internal. The […] READ MORE



Your NBA Playoff Push Primer – Western Conference

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On April 16, 2014, the NBA regular season will come to an end.  With the all-star game over, and the trade deadline complete, the next seven weeks will showcase teams battling for playoff positions, and some teams nose-diving for top lottery spots. As we head into the home stretch of the regular season, here’s what […] READ MORE


2014 Dunk Contest was an Extreme Disappointment

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This year’s 2014 Slam-Dunk Contest was anticipated to be a positive new addition to All-Star Saturday, featuring the likes of great players/dunkers, and new, refined elements. The contest featured six contestants, three from the Eastern Conference (Paul George, John Wall, Terrence Ross), and three from the Western Conference (Damian Lillard, Harrison Barnes, Ben McLemore). The […] READ MORE