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Anthony Davis is Already a Hall of Famer at 27

If Anthony Davis retired now from the NBA, for some unexpected reason, he would be worthy of induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame based on his career thus far. Davis doesn’t need to score another point, block another shot, be selected to another All-Star game, or even win a championship in order to become a future Hall-of-Famer: because he […]

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Steph Curry to Return for Warriors Sunday Vs. Wizards

The Golden State Warriors season began with huge holes left my the injury/departure of Kevin Durant and the Klay Thomspon’s torn ACL. The Warriors fortunes went from bad to worse when All-Star point guard Steph Curry broke his hand in just the fourth game of the season. Since then, Golden State’s starting lineup has been ravaged by further injuries, to […]

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Predicting the Final NBA Standings, Playoff Teams, and Finals Matchup Post-All-Star Break

After a thrilling All-Star weekend, the 2019-20 NBA regular season enters its final two month stretch, roughly the final third of the season. With 66% of most team’s 82-game schedule complete, it’s a great time to pause and reflect how the final standings might shake out. For comparison, check out my preseason predictions for all 30 teams records as well […]

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Devin Booker to Replace Damian Lillard in All-Star Game

Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker will be a last-minute addition to the 2020 NBA All-Star Game in Chicago, replacing injured Portland Trailblazers guard Damian Lillard. Booker will play on Team LeBron on Sunday night. The guard will also replace Lillard in the three-point contest (Booker is a 35.8% three-point shooter.) Phoenix guard Devin Booker will replace Portland star Damian Lillard […]

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Heat and Grizzlies Finalize Iguodala Deal: Waiters, Winslow, Crowder, and More Involved

On the eve of the NBA’s 2020 trade deadline, reports started to break that the Miami Heat would acquire former Finals MVP Andre Iguodala from the Memphis Grizzlies. Miami has agreed to trade Justise Winslow, Dion Waiters and James Johnson to Memphis for Andre Iguodala, Solomon Hill and Jae Crowder, league sources tell ESPN. No picks in the deal. — […]

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Miami Heat Acquire Andre Iguodala From Memphis Grizzlies

The Miami Heat are 34-15, tied with the Boston Celtics for 3rd in the Eastern Conference. But the organization is staying agressive ahead of Thursday’s trade deadline, acquiring veteran Andre Iguodala from the Memphis Grizzlies. NBA Insider Shams Charania first reported the Heat were in advanced discussions with the Grizzlies in a trade discussion for the disgruntled Iguodala. Just a […]

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Clint Capela, Robert Covington, Evan Turner, Gerald Green on the Move in 4-Team, 12-Player Trade

Late Tuesday night, in advance of Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, Adrian Wojnarowksi dropped a classic “Woj bomb”, announcing a deal that been gaining traction during the day. The trade would be updated throughout a series of tweets, from which I cleaned up and broke down what each team traded away and received. ESPN Sources: 4-team trade agreement: Houston: Robert Covington; […]

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Nets’ Spencer Dinwiddie, Magic’s Terrence Ross Change Jersey Numbers to Honor Kobe Bryant

The tragic and surprising death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant continues to have a tangible impact on the league. Teams have traded 8 or 24 second violations, in honor of the two numbers Bryant donned during his career. Tuesday night’s highly anticipated matchup between the Los Angeles Clippers and Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center had to be postponed […]