MVP Candidates, Buying, Selling or Waiting and The Main Problem With The Cavaliers

Cleveland’s Biggest Problem Big names and bright lights often times distracts us from being able to really see what is in front of us. This could not be any truer for this season’s Cleveland Cavaliers. Most believed the Cavaliers would struggle to start off as they learned to play with each other but I don’t think many believed they would struggle to this degree. Cleveland currently sits third in their division with less wins than …

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Surprise Party: 4 Players To Watch

With the season finally moving out of that  small sample size Bizarro zone where bad teams can catch wanna-be contenders slipping up and little known fringe guys inexplicably sit atop various leaderboards, we can begin to see the  true complexion of the season taking form. After 10 or so games, the summer rust is by and large shaken off, rotations are set, and those statistical anomalies from the 1st week (like Klay Thompson looking like some sort …

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Sam Hinkie: The Smartest Man In The NBA

The reason you don’t have polio right now is because in the 1700’s someone had the radical idea to expose people to a less potent version of the disease (small pox) that was killing everyone at the time.  Lots of intelligent people said you can’t do that, but Edward Jenner and his historical successors went ahead and did it anyway and now you don’t have to worry about anything scarier than Ebola.  In fact, the …

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We Need To Relax And Enjoy Some NBA Player Nicknames

The NBA is in its early stages of the season. Many people are in their over reaction phase and I felt like now is a good time to write up a nice article that really has nothing to with X’s & O’s but with the nicknames of the players around the league. I took the nicknames from Basketball-Reference as a guide. They were missing some like Pyscho-T (which they later fixed after my tweet). Let’s …

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Recapping The Season After One Week

Kobe Bryant Can Not Save The Lakers, Not This Time It’s November 2, 2014. The Lakers are 0-4. This is the first time this has happened since 1957. Unfortunately, there will be no good news coming out of Los Angeles for the purple and gold. The Lakers are use to winning; there is no question about that. They have sixty playoff appearances in 67 seasons. Their winning percentage for 67 seasons is 61.4%. They’ve only …

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