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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Temper Expectations For Golden State

  On the 4th of July, Kevin Durant announced he’d leave Oklahoma City to sign with the Golden State Warriors, creating what everyone thought would be the best super-team we’ve ever seen. With a combination of Klay Thompson, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, and Draymond Green, it looks great on paper, but paper is not always the truth as we’ve seen all too much. And while I’m still of the belief that Durant’s signing means only …

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A Plea to Trade KD

From HC Contributor, Randy Faehnrich. In the eyes of some, Kevin Durant was never suppose to be this good. Coming out of college, Durant was a frail, lanky, silk-shooter who couldn’t even bench press his own body weight. Like all great players though, his work ethic superseded his god-given ability, and Durant has become an unstoppable offensive force and a very formidable defensive presence. And for that reason, as he currently sits at the peak of …

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HoopsCritic Hot 50 – #45 Kevin Durant

  Kevin Durant won his way into our hearts with his now infamous MVP speech, but he won his way onto this list with one of, if not the greatest scoring season from a wing ever. . . The marvel of Durant’s 13-14 season is under-appreciated due to a lack-lustre post-season from the Thunder, and an injury marred 2014-15 campaign. At the end of 2014 a lot of people believed that Durant and not one, …

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The Geltzies — 2014 End Of Season Awards

Normally this time of year, I write a very involved column decorated with runner-ups and my own unique brand of NBA awards that are desirable and undesirable all at the same time. In the interest of efficiency, I’ll cut right to the chase. Ladies, Gentlemen, and the Sixers, I present to you the fourth annual Geltzie Awards.  MVP – Kevin Durant Lebron James picked the wrong year to have an ever so slight drop in production. …

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