‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

To help get you guys in the holiday spirit, I decided to take a look back at some of the more “interesting” parts of this young NBA season, Christmas style. ‘Twas the night before Christmas, ranked 15th in the league, It appeared quite obvious that the Hawks missed Jeff Teague Oh, losing Horford is not a big blow! Let’s settle for a crybaby who can’t hit a free throw Memphis signed Parsons to dig them …

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Craig Graham Sager: Icon, Legend, Inspiration

Thursday afternoon, we lost more than a broadcaster who wowed us all with his perseverance, love for the game, and sideline attire. We lost a true legend, one that will never be replaced. There could be another star who plays like Michael Jordan. One day, there could be another guy who shoots the ball like Steph Curry. We could even have another person who flails his legs in the air when he gets touched in …

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Times Change, Phil Doesn’t

Phil Jackson’s obsession with the triangle offense and his failure to accept the modern style of play in today’s NBA is similar to a guy who believes that he would revolutionize technology if he brought back the VCR. Would it work to some degree? Sure. Would they sell or win some sort of prize? No, because we’re not in the 90’s and no one cares for it. Yes, Phil has won more rings with that …

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What Do the East’s Top Teams Have to Be Thankful For?

As we approach the first quarter pole of this NBA season, I began to take a look at some of the early successful teams in the Eastern Conference. Wondering exactly what it was that was allowing these teams to have success in this young 2016-2017 season, I decided to dive into it a bit deeper and see for myself. Just like in life, some are less fortunate than others and while teams like Golden State …

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The NBA’s Longest Tenured Problem

Up until this season, the NBA had implemented a rule in the mid 1900’s with the goal of preventing off-the-ball fouls in the last two minutes of a game. The rule stated that if the defensive team commits an off-the-ball foul within the last two minutes of the fourth quarter or overtime, not only would the offensive team be allowed to keep possession of the ball, but they were sent to the charity stripe on …

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