MVP Candidates Not Named Stephen Curry

By Oliver Maroney With reigning MVP Stephen Curry battling a few injuries, I couldn’t help but jump on the opportunity to write about the MVP race. This list is not who I think will win the award, but who could potentially steal the MVP from Steph if his play were to struggle or if he miss significant time due to injury. If he’s healthy, the award is won, but if not, here’s the next men …

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Top 5 Players Under 25

  By @OMaroney In this ranking, I based my criteria off the value that player has to his respective franchise. When you take this player off the team they are currently playing for, what is that team left with? 1. Kawhi Leonard Not only is Kawhi Leonard a great basketball player, he’s an even better example of what to be off the court. Following in the footsteps of Tim Duncan, he stays calm, humble, and has …

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Is Byron Scott Hindering The Lakers More Than Helping Them?

By Courtney Yates On July 28, 2014 the Lakers hired a familiar face to help wash away the stench of the last two seasons. Lakers hired one of their former players to try to lead the Lakers in a new direction. A lot of this was met with mixed results. Some thought that anyone would be an upgrade over the stubborn Mike D’Antoni while some (like Magic Johnson) thought this was the absolute right hire …

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The Bright New Future of Detroit Basketball

There’s something to be said for the positive and negative memories or associations we attach to people, places, or things. The NBA is no exception. If you hear names like, “The Los Angeles Lakers” or “ The Boston Celtics,” the first thing that comes to mind is probably their vast accrual of championships, or the great players that wore those uniforms. But what about the Detroit Pistons? Sadly, the first thing that comes to mind …

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The Warriors Got Lucky Last Year

By Courtney Yates (Guest Writer) We all have heard it all offseason, “Golden State got lucky.” Frankly that couldn’t be anymore further from the truth. The Warriors played extremely hard and deserved their NBA title. It’s an unfair assessment to the long hours these guys put into practice and away from their families. “Golden State didn’t have to play the Spurs or the Clippers” Yes the Warriors didn’t have to play either of these teams, …

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