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Melo, My Man

Posted by on Jun 13, 2014 | 0 comments

Not only do the Miami Heat need Carmelo Anthony, but the NBA could use an injection in abject vitriol unseen since, well, The Decision....

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A Boris By Any Other Name

Posted by on May 28, 2014 | 0 comments

Besides Stephen Curry (homer alert!) and LeBron James, Boris Diaw is my favorite player to watch and learn from in the NBA. The San...

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The Anatomy of a Tired LeBron James Takeover

Posted by on May 21, 2014 | 0 comments

The Lance Stephenson Game turned into the Standard LeBron James Game pretty quickly last night. After a scintillating third quarter in...

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How The Spurs Put The Trail Blazers Offense in a Funnel

Posted by on May 7, 2014 | 0 comments

LaMarcus Aldridge hoisted up 25 shots Tuesday night in San Antonio, making 12 of them and compiling 32 total points. It wasn’t a bad...

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Hello, My Friend, Hello

Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 | 0 comments

Russell Westbrook is the gasoline that stokes the hot, hot flames of debate — ignoring for a moment that this in itself is served on...

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Playoff Preview: Thunder-Grizzlies

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 | 1 comment

The Memphis Grizzlies are the perfect “dark horse” team of the season. They’ve flown under the radar all year long. With injuries to Marc...

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In The Face

Posted by on Mar 27, 2014 | 0 comments

We don’t get to see what happened afterwards (h/t @gifdsports) but Roy Hibbert, after taking a LeBron James elbow to the head, tries to...

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Boogie Week: Caring Not For Your Generalizing Follies

Posted by on Mar 14, 2014 | 0 comments

It’s #BoogieWeek at Hickory-High, an extended celebration and exploration of all things DeMarcus Cousins. Check out the rest of...

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A San Antonio State of Mind

Posted by on Feb 19, 2014 | 1 comment

I used to despise watching the San Antonio Spurs. I was a kid growing up in Northern California, forced to watch Mike Dunleavy and Troy...

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A Kamikaze Season

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014 | 1 comment

The Philadelphia 76ers flew to Los Angeles and Oakland, playing the Clippers and Warriors, respectively. It seemed like a great way to...

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And The Award For Best Ensemble Goes To . . .

Posted by on Jan 30, 2014 | 0 comments

Kevin Durant is better than LeBron James. That’s how we’ll remember January 29, 2014, especially if the Oklahoma City Thunder go on and...

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The Flash (less)

Posted by on Jan 24, 2014 | 0 comments

There is zero flash to LaMarcus Aldridge’s game. Absent a Dirk Nowitzki one-legged fadeaway; a Blake Griffin monster dunk; a Kevin Love...

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Enter Title Here (This is the actual title of the post, not an editorial mistake)

Posted by on Jan 17, 2014 | 0 comments

The NBA offseason remains a place where “think-pieces”, filler stories, puff write-ups and mostly fun lists are conjured up to pass time...

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The More We See, The More We Want

Posted by on Jan 6, 2014 | 0 comments

The rise, fall, resurgence, apotheosis, redemption, or whatever other noun we ascribe to players throughout their careers are interesting...

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Profiles in Coaching: Dave Joerger, Hamstrung

Posted by on Dec 23, 2013 | 0 comments

The fates of NBA head coaches are hopelessly intertwined with the abilities and personalities of their players. For that reason they...

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From The Highest Mountain

Posted by on Dec 20, 2013 | 0 comments

Words are part of a reassuring platform from which we perch ourselves, wanting to reach for them whenever we please. When something,...

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