The Unspoken Threat in the East

The Charlotte Hornets have taken the NBA and Eastern Conference by storm (or should I say, by swarm), winning 6 of their first 9. This has been Head Coach’s Steve Clifford 4th year with the team. Last year, the Hornets came back from a poor 33-49 performance in 2014-15, and won 48 games, finishing 6th in the Eastern Conference. The Hornets were badly bit by the injury bug. That they even got to 48 wins was …

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Utah Jazz – Unheralded Force in the West

The Utah Jazz are considered by many to be one of the most irrelevant teams in the National Basketball Association. Quin Snyder, third year coach for the Jazz, had only improved his team’s overall record by 2 wins last year, finishing with an 40-42 record. A very young team Quin Snyder was given to in 2014-15, and he’s worked with pieces he’s had, only to be mediocre. In fact, last year the Jazz had only …

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Blake Griffin – The Key to the Clippers Success

After finishing 4th in the Western Conference with a 53-29 record in the Western Conference this year, and losing in the first round to the Portland Trail Blazers, the Clippers are running out of of options. Practically bringing back the same exact first team as they had last year, the Clippers haven’t revamped all that much. They added some bench pieces like Brandon Bass, Marreese Speights, and Raymond Felton, but overall their outlook as a …

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2016-17 NBA MVP Predictions

Every year, the NBA crowns one player with its most individual prestigious award. The Most Valuable Player. An award for the player who means most to a team that finishes in the top of their respective conference. The past two years, Stephen Curry has captured the award in style, last year unanimously. However, this year it will be a challenge for him to reach the top of the mountain for that MVP three peat. This …

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Kobe Bryant. Two Polarizing Words Of This Generation

Kobe Bryant. Two of the most polarizing words of this generation in sports. Why do you ask? Here’s a list. It’s pretty well known, even still remarkable. 18 time All Star. 11 Time All NBA First Team. 9 All NBA defensive teams. Back to back NBA Finals MVP. 5 Time NBA champion. 2 time scoring champion. 3rd All Time in points scored. All during a 20 year reign with the same franchise… The Los Angeles …

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