If you asked me to summarize into a single word what I love most about the NBA it would be narratives. Between the League’s 30 teams and over 400 active players in any season, there are hundreds of storylines at any given moment, always changing, developing, and growing.

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Well, that really was way less exciting than we all thought it would be, huh? Last year in the Bubble, “Heat Culture” took its ultimate form behind provocateur, coffee-shop owner, and BDE cover-boy Jimmy Butler. The Heat effectively cruised through the East before flaming out against LeBron and AD. …


Getting swept in the Fall Major was not what Rogue had been hoping for. After getting their axles blown off by G2, Rogue decided to part ways with one of the sport’s legends, Kronovi. One of the original greats, the two-time North American champion was let go and replaced by…


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Let’s try a thought experiment that I bet you haven’t tried before. Let’s close our eyes and put ourselves in Indiana. That’s an experiment that a whole lot of people in and around the NBA will be putting themselves through this offseason. This year the Pacers were making a splash…


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As you look back over the history of the NBA, there are some names that are so unique it’s hard to forget them. Names like Penny Hardaway, Spud Webb, Fat Lever, Magic Johnson, and Kiki VanDeWeghe have a certain jingle to them that allow them to stick out in your…


Xavier McDaniel, who was also known as the X-Man was a physical juggernaut in the early 90’s. A gifted scorer from mid-range and the post, McDaniel’s game resembled that of a hockey enforcer, known for getting into scuffles with NBA icons like Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Larry Johnson, Charles Oakley…


Today was my birthday. My roommate, who also happens to be my girlfriend, had made the best of our COVID quarantine with a full day of gifts and food. After consuming two pies- pizza and key lime- we wound up on the couch, looking for something to nurse my food baby over and I stumbled upon the NBA showing Game Six of the 2013 Finals: Heat vs. Spurs.

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I was so glad that the NBA had put this on! I mean, this was the ‘Ray Allen shot’ game and I recited the names of every player on the court, not only was I trying to show off how much I knew about basketball to my couch companion, but…


The Warriors and Rockets first Game was tough to watch even though they have all the talent in the world.

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The stage is set for a battle of the goliaths. Last year the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors met in the Western Conference Finals, a game that many people…


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Well that sure was insane, wasn’t it? In a series that carried out like a UFC slugfest, the Oklahoma City Thunder and Portland Trailblazers took turns swinging on each other for five must-watch contests. Last night Damian Lillard decided he had enough and delivered a historic performance to lift his…


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It’s a sinking feeling. The Nuggets find themselves down 2–1 against a Spurs team that stole Game 1 in Denver and almost grabbed Game 2, had it not been for Jamal Murray lighting the Pepsi Center ablaze in the fourth quarter. The Nuggets have been battered in the paint (minus-38)…

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