Blazing A Trail For The Future

Blazing A Trail For The Future

(This is Part Three of the Small Market Series, where I dive into the NBA’s ten small market teams and give recognition to their star players. Parts One and Two can be found here. Today, we dive into the Portland Trail Blazers and Anfernee Simons). When you think of the Portland Trail Blazers, you typically […]

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 Damian Lillard: Is It Dame-Time To Go?

Damian Lillard: Is It Dame-Time To Go?

Where is Damian Lillard’s head at right now? The man has been sidelined since late December, resigned to watching his Trail Blazers roster crumble before his eyes. Key contributors in CJ McCollum, Larry Nance Jr., and Norman Powell traded away for young “talent” and some other things. Sure, a timeline exists where Lillard stays with […]

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 Damian Lillard, Is He Deserving of the NBA 75th Team?

Damian Lillard, Is He Deserving of the NBA 75th Team?

Basketball Heaven Not everything about the 2022 all-star weekend was must-see; however, we did get to see basketball royalty on basketball’s biggest stage during the regular season. The members of the NBA’s 75th anniversary team was introduced at halftime of the all-star game. For true basketball fans, this was a time to soak in basketball’s […]

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 NBA Twitter Jokes Roundup

NBA Twitter Jokes Roundup

We are back for week 2 of the NBA Twitter Roundup. With the move away from old blog sites, I hope these weekly posts can remind you of a time when the NBA blogosphere was a rich, enjoyable gathering of ridiculously talented and funny writers. I might be neither, but hopefully, I can channel some […]

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 Is Chauncey Billups Failing as a Leader?

Is Chauncey Billups Failing as a Leader?

While the Portland Trail Blazers firing GM Neil Olshey has grabbed headlines over the last week and trade chatter is beginning to engulf the team, there seems to be a potential rift between new coach Chauncey Billups and the team brewing. The Athletic’s Jason Quick, as plugged in as any Portland reporter, just dropped a […]

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 LeBron James Is A Crybaby!

LeBron James Is A Crybaby!

Dr. Seuss wrote a wonderful story titled The Big Brag, in which a rabbit can use his ears to hear half way around the world. While this super power may be inside a word of American classic fiction, it exists in real life today. LeBron James, the Los Angeles Lakers point forward, has shown this […]

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 How to Fix USA Basketball Ahead of the Olympics

How to Fix USA Basketball Ahead of the Olympics

This USA basketball team is bad. After back to back losses to Nigeria and Australia, they would be lucky to medal, let alone win gold. Well what’s the issue? Is it coaching? Defense? Is the world finally catching up the U.S. in basketball? Yes. But how can we fix it? 1. Bring in an Interior […]

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 Space Jam: Monstars vs. Goon Squad

Space Jam: Monstars vs. Goon Squad

Yes, as soon as the Suns eliminated the Lakers in the playoffs, LeBron James’ haters used the loss to Phoenix as a reason why he’ll always be second in the GOAT rankings to Michael Jordan. But LeBron is far from done chasing His Airness’ legacy this year. As The King said last night when asked […]

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 Most Entertaining Play-In Scenario

Most Entertaining Play-In Scenario

With just under three weeks and approximately 10 games remaining in the 2020-21 NBA season, the playoffs are so close we can almost taste them. The dessert to this filling, at times grueling, five-course meal of an NBA season can’t come soon enough. And just when you thought you didn’t have room for dessert, your […]

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 LaMarcus Aldridge and the Power of Choice

LaMarcus Aldridge and the Power of Choice

LaMarcus Aldridge announced his retirement from basketball Thursday, ending what was by all measures an exceptional NBA career. In his parting statement he mentioned dealing with an irregular heartbeat during his final game with the Nets as the impetus for his decision, and knowing this wasn’t the first time a heart-related ailment had sidelined Aldridge […]

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