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Who Won The Trade For Kyrie Irving Cavs or Celtics?

Kyrie Irving has been traded to the Boston Celtics in exchange for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder , Antic Zizic and a 2018 1st-round unprotected pick. Boston Celtics moved heaven and earth to get Irving. Celtics now have a perennial all-star… Continue Reading →

Why You Should Get NBA Live 18 Instead Of NBA 2K18

NBA Live franchise has gotten a bad rap over the years. Live has even skipped a year in creating a game in order to retool their franchise. NBA 2K has taken over dramatically since the demise of NBA Live. 2K… Continue Reading →

Dahntay Jones Says Stephen Curry is Not A Top 10 Player Do You Agree?

Dahntay Jones has been riding the Cavs bench for the past two season. Jones recently came out to say that Stephen Curry is not a top 10 player. Dahntay Jones comments rang throughout the NBA and sparked debate. One cannot… Continue Reading →

Can Andrew Wiggins Live Up To His Future Contract?

Andrew Wiggins is looking at becoming the $150 Million man in Minnesota. Owner Glen Taylor would like to have a face-to-face sit down meeting before they ink the deal. According to sources close to the situation Wiggins has been avoiding… Continue Reading →

Will Chris Paul See Playoff Success In Houston?

Chris Paul has taken a huge gamble by giving up on the Clippers. Los Angeles was the only team able to sign CP3 to a 5-year $200 Million  extension. Instead Paul  requested a trade that landed him in Houston to… Continue Reading →

Why Doc Rivers Losing Front Office Role Is Good News For Clippers

Doc Rivers is known as one of the best head coaches out there. Unfortunately, like Phil Jackson, Rivers front office acumen has not shown itself to be as formidable. Doc has made questionable decisions like bringing in his son Austin… Continue Reading →

Will Shots Taken At Lebron James Force Him to Join Lakers?

Lebron James has been the butt of many jokes the past week and half. Stephen Curry has trolled the King. Kyrie Irving has let everyone know that he no longer wants to play with James. Kevin Durant has taken an… Continue Reading →

Should NBA Players Fear LeBron James?

Lebron James is considered the best player in the game. Yet, King James is not exempt to being trolled by his peers. Stephen Curry was at Harrison Barnes wedding trolling King James doing the #LebronJamesChallenge. Kyrie Irving was in the… Continue Reading →

How To Start A YouTube Channel For Basketball

YouTube provides people the opportunity to work and collaborate via video. We watch videos for entertainment and educational purposes. YouTube allows for people to learn how to do things on a multitude of levels especially for sports. Experts provide their… Continue Reading →

Cavaliers Are Naive To Kyrie and Lebron Situation : Could Lead to Mutiny

Cavaliers General Manager Koby Altman has been downplaying the Kyrie Irving and Lebron James beef. According to Altman no one in the organization has seen any of these allegations floating around in the media. Altman believes the issues have been… Continue Reading →

Derrick Rose Signs 1-Year Deal With Cleveland Cavaliers

Cavs are finalizing a deal with Derrick Rose for 1-year $2.1 Million. Derrick Rose was initially sought after to be a back up point guard. Kyrie Irving threw a monkey wrench in the Cavaliers planning with his trade demands. Nonetheless… Continue Reading →

Where Will Kyrie Irving Land ?

Kyrie Irving is now a huge issue that the Cleveland Cavaliers have to deal with. Irving asked for a trade and the Cavs almost have to oblige in order to ease the friction in the Cavs locker room. Lebron James… Continue Reading →

Would Derrick Rose Be A Better Fit On Cavs Or Lakers?

Derrick Rose is the center of a bidding war between the Los Angeles Lakers and Cleveland Cavaliers. Rose is said to be in serious talks with Cleveland. However, Los Angeles is trying to sell Derrick Rose on becoming a tutor for… Continue Reading →

LeBron James Frustrated With Cavaliers Off Season Affecting “The Decision 2.0”

Lebron James has been openly annoyed about the Cavaliers lack of  involvement in free agency. King James is looking at a Cavaliers roster that has not changed since the NBA Finals. Cavaliers lost badly in the Finals. LBJ does not want… Continue Reading →

Why Your Opinion of Lonzo Ball Should Not Change

Lonzo Ball has bounced back dramatically since his poor game of 2-15 shooting . Ball has been dropping triple-doubles and making the game look easy in summer league. The Lakers have seen success with young Lonzo at the helm. Fans… Continue Reading →

How Avery Bradley Trade May Be Danny Ainge’s Biggest Mistake

Danny Ainge has been on the hot seat this off season trading away Avery Bradley.  Ainge has been trying to make big moves to close  the gap between the Boston Celtics and  Cleveland Cavaliers. Danny has been reluctant to pull the… Continue Reading →

Why Nick Young Will Make You A Fan of The Warriors Even More

The Golden State Warriors and Nick Young have agreed to a 1 year $5.2 Million deal. Young will be joining a Warriors team looking to reload and win another title this up coming season.  Young signed the Mid-level exception to… Continue Reading →

Paul George Commited to Playing For Indiana Pacers Next Season A False Hope?

Paul George made no quams about his feeings about playing for the Indiana Pacers in the 2017-2018 seasons. George wanted to shut down the skeptics and critics for now by providing a temporary sigh of relief. According to Paul George… Continue Reading →

Why Lebron James Chances Landing In Los Angeles Are Slim to None

Lebron James teased everyone in his prior free agency spells with talks of coming to Los Angeles. In the end Lebron stated he did not want to live in anyone’s shadow I.e. Kobe Bryant and all of the former Lakers… Continue Reading →

Are We Witnessing Makings of A Dynasty with Golden State Warriors?

The Golden State Warriors are NBA Champions once again and everyone is thinking dynasty. The Dubs defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in a scintillating 5 games. Warriors have captured their 2nd NBA Title in three years winning the 2017 NBA Championship…. Continue Reading →

How Golden State Warriors Can Avoid 3-1 Collapse Again

It is almost comical to think the Golden State Warriors would blow a 3-0 lead. Cavaliers threw a haymaker in game 4 and the series is 3-1. Everyone is reminiscing over last years blown 3-1 lead by the dubs. Although these… Continue Reading →

How Cleveland Cavaliers Can Get Back Into Series Against Golden State

Cleveland Cavaliers are down 0-2 in the NBA Finals and Tyronn Lue is trying to find the answer to get on the board. For the first time in Lebron James playing career a series does not solely rest on his… Continue Reading →

Why The Boston Celtics Should Keep Isaiah Thomas

Isaiah Thomas has almost been a topic of contention for the Boston Celtics. Danny Ainge reportedly wanted to trade Thomas before this season ended because he felt the Celtics could succeed without him. The Eastern Conference Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers… Continue Reading →

Why NBA Finals Will Not Be As Epic As Predicted

The NBA Finals will feature for the first time a trilogy. Fans will be witnessing a grudge match that is being pitted as must see TV. Although there are 7 NBA all-stars that will be playing in the NBA Finals… Continue Reading →

Are We Witnessing the Best Version of Lebron James?

Lebron James has been on a tear in the NBA playoffs. James in the Pacers series averaged 32.8 points, 9 assists and 9.8 rebounds. King James in the Toronto Raptors series followed that up by averaging 36.3 points , 8.3… Continue Reading →

Why Golden State Warriors Will Defeat San Antonio Spurs in 6 Games

Golden State Warriors dominance has been nothing short of magnificent. The Warriors swept the Portland Trailblazers and Swept the Utah Jazz. Golden State has a familiar theme facing off with teams who are not 100% as all three team GSW… Continue Reading →

Why The Spurs Can Still Win Series Without Tony Parker

The San Antonio Spurs were dealt a death blow with the loss of Tony Parker to a quadriceps injury. Everyone quickly counted San Antonio  out of the Houston series because they viewed Parker as an integral player for the Spurs to… Continue Reading →

Why Toronto Raptors No Longer Need To Suit Up For Series?

Toronto Raptors have been playing extremely poorly in the series against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Game 2 could not be more of an indicator of how the Cavs have the Raptors days numbered. Subsequently Cavs beat the life out of the Raptors 125-103. Dwane… Continue Reading →

Why Russell Westbrook Needs To Keep His Mouth Shut

Russell Westbrook came out in the media and stated that obviously Oklahoma city Is where he wants to be. While This warm sentiment may make Sam Presti and Owner Clay Bennett happy Westbrook may be hurting himself. Oklahoma City Thunder… Continue Reading →

Can Boston Celtics Overcome 0-2 Deficit and Take Series Against Chicago Bulls?

The Boston Celtics finally got on the board defeating the Bulls 104-87. As predicted whomever won  the three point battle would win the game.  Boston Celtics shot 45.9% from three point range while the Chicago Bulls shot an abysmal 28.6%…. Continue Reading →

Russell Westbrook MVP Case Solidified In Game 2 Loss

Russell Westbrook had 51 points, 10 rebounds and 13 assists and his Oklahoma City Thunder teammates were unable to support that effort in a win. Westbrook was able to push his team to an 86-74 lead mid 3rd quarter. Brodie… Continue Reading →

2017 NBA Playoffs Western Conference Vs Eastern Conference Preview 1st Round

NBA Playoffs are among us and it is time to break down the first round match ups. While the Western Conference has the usual suspects, the Eastern conference seems to be a bit of a slugfest. The NBA playoffs are going… Continue Reading →

Why Stephen A Smith Deserves A Round of Applause

Stephen A. Smith has done one of the few things that no one in the media has done. Stephen A. went against his natural nature to defend Lebron James and told the truth. Charles Barkley, Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith… Continue Reading →

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