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Gentlemen’s Court: The New Cavaliers Defend the Land

What a decade it was for Cleveland basketball… It started miserably, with franchise superstar and hometown hero LeBron James leaving the team he called home for seven years to join better teammates in Miami. The organization with no championship banners and the city not hanging one for over a half-century had

Jill Gonzalez Talks About The Best and Worst Sports Cites in the U.S.

To determine the cities where the game is always on regardless of season, WalletHub compared 392 small to large cities across the five largest sports in the U.S.: football, basketball, baseball, hockey and soccer. Best Large Sports Cities 1. Boston, MA 2. Los Angeles, CA 3. New York, NY 4. Pittsburgh, PA 5. Philadelphia, PA 6. Denver, CO 7. Washington, DC 8.

10 Biggest Storylines of the 2021-22 NBA Season

Basketball is back!! Although it feels like just yesterday that the “Greek Freak”, Giannis Antetokounmpo, was dominating the Phoenix Suns in the championship series, three months have passed and the NBA season is here. A promising set of prospects has found their new homes, a group of All-Stars has exchanged uniforms,

Tunnel Vision: Portland won’t help their Trail Blazer

Last summer, the Portland Trail Blazers were given an opportunity to salvage their season and keep their playoff hopes alive. They had slid down the standings due to a brutal set of injuries and a weakened roster forced by the salary cap, but nonetheless they were invited to the NBA

Your Five Biggest Winners from the NBA Offseason

A delayed regular-season start with a shortened league schedule means we were full speed ahead in preparation for 2021-22, almost immediately following the 2021 NBA Finals. Fortunately, the 14 teams absent from the playoffs had lots of time to plan for the Draft and Free Agency, but many of the 16

Creating Fear: The Bucks’ Combination for a Championship

It was exactly 50 years ago that Milwaukee won their first NBA title, and since then, it’s taken 50 different formations of the Bucks for them to finally receive their second one. This year’s champion wasn’t an instant success story like we’ve seen in the past couple of seasons. They also

My Biggest Question for Each NBA Lottery Team – Part I

We were fortunate enough to follow a complete and exciting regular season of basketball without much turbulence due to the pandemic. With a shortened schedule, limited preseason, and rushed restart, fans got to enjoy five months of highly competitive competition. An extended layoff, nine months as opposed to six, enabled rebuilding

Righting the Ship: The Clippers Are Skilled Sailors

Back in early September at the Orlando Bubble, the LA Clippers led by Kawhi Leonard and Paul George took a commanding 3-1 Semi-Finals series lead over the Denver Nuggets. The latter had just overcome a devastating 3-1 deficit in the First Round, and now for the second straight year, it

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