FPC NBA Season Previews: Phoenix Suns

Home of arguably the most tortured fanbase in the NBA, the Phoenix Suns are currently in the midst of an eight-season playoff drought. However, following an offseason that showed much promise including extending Devin Booker to a five year, $158 million dollar contract, securing...

FPC NBA Season Previews: Boston Celtics

Sep 30, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Charlotte Hornets center Willy Hernangomez (41) defends Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward (20) during the first half at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
The 2018 Boston Celtics could be historically great. Not good great but historical. Outside of the 2008 NBA championship team, this may be the most talented team from top to bottom and their leader in Kyrie Irving truly believes that they can “beat the...

FPC NBA Season Previews: San Antonio Spurs

Sep 30, 2018; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs power forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) shoots the ball over Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside (21) during the first half at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports
ESPN, Vegas, both have put out that the Spurs will not be winning more than 43 games, and will not make the playoffs. Spurs fans, I preface everything that I’m about to say with I am one of the most objective sports fans you...

FPC NBA Season Previews: Los Angeles Lakers

Following what was possibly the most exciting offseason in Lakers history, Los Angeles is finally in a position to compete for a championship following a five-year playoff drought. However, despite the addition of arguably the best basketball player of all time in LeBron James,...

FPC NBA Season Previews: Golden State Warriors

Jun 8, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) celebrates with the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy after beating the Cleveland Cavaliers in game four of the 2018 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
When coming off an NBA Championship, or in this specific case back to back NBA Championship titles, teams tend to suffer setbacks like major roster movements, trades, releases or retirement. Most teams would not need to find and sign a notable free agent to...

FPC NBA Season Previews: Chicago Bulls

Apr 11, 2018; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen (24) shoots against Detroit Pistons forward Eric Moreland (24) during the first half at United Center. Mandatory Credit: Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports
Last Season: 27-55 Notable Additions: Jabari Parker (free agency), Wendell Carter Jr. (draft), Chandler Hutchison (draft) Notable Subtractions: Jerian Grant (trade), David Nwaba (free agency) Vegas Over/Under: 27.5 Because of the Eastern Conference´s utter frailty, this season promises somewhat undeserving rosters and teams still knee-deep in rebuild pose...

Which NBA Team Will Trade For Jimmy Butler?

Apr 25, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) drives against Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (3) in the second half in game five of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports
The FPC NBA staff discusses who will trade for Butler and what the package will look like.

FPC NBA Season Previews: Philadelphia 76ers

June 25, 2018; Santa Monica, CA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons poses for photos following his award for rookie of the year during the NBA Award Show at Barker Hanger. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
For an offseason that was predicted by some as the franchise’s most important ever, the Philadelphia 76ers fell short.

Foundation Fans: TyRone “Hollywood” Brown…by Matt Robinson

Full Press Coverage is proud to feature this series in which columnist Matt Robinson will profile and celebrate athletes who go the extra mile for people in need. NAME: TyRone “Hollywood” Brown TEAM: Harlem Globetrotters Alumni FOUNDATION:   Ambassadors of Responsibility Foundation (www.aoresponsibility.org) When TyRone Brown was nine years...

Kevin Love’s signing has given the Cleveland Cavaliers a positive identity

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The drama that has surrounded and sometimes suffocated the Cleveland Cavaliers is gone now that Lebron James has moved on. But the Cavaliers’ relentless pursuit of success has never wavered. Yesterday, the Cleveland Cavaliers agreed to sign Kevin Love to an extension, one worth four years...

PODCAST: S&TH – Ep 51 – Patriots Training Camp and MLB Trade Deadline

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On the latest episode of the Steve and the Hood Podcast, hosts Steve and Chris give their first half impressions of JD Martinez and much more!

A Historical Analysis of NBA Superstar Treatment and What it All Means for James Harden’s Future

Once a player is deemed a superstar, do they receive more favorable treatment from officials regarding the amount of shooting fouls that they are able to draw?

In the Spur of the Moment; San Antonio’s Masterful Handling of the Kawhi Leonard Debacle

Jan 5, 2018; San Antonio, TX, USA; Phoenix Suns center Alex Len (right) and San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard (2) play for a rebound during the first half at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports
In the Spur of the Moment The Legacy of the San Antonio Spurs Wow, what a year it has been for the San Antonio Spurs. Everybody knows the Spurs are never ever messy. On the contrary, the Spurs have embraced the example of and strongly been...

Looking Kawhi Leonard’s Journey And Future Outlook

Feb 3, 2018; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard (left) and LaMarcus Aldridge (12) react on the bench during the first half against the Utah Jazz at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports
Kawhi not Kawhi So Kawhi Leonard is a Toronto Raptor. The reverberations from the above fact are such that the other preceding noise has either been drowned out or at least made less audible. Perhaps the best question that can be asked is, what relevance...

Who Won the Kawhi Leonard Trade?

Jan 23, 2018; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard (left) watches from the bench during the first half against the Cleveland Cavaliers at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports
On Wednesday morning, the NBA world finally got what it had been yearning for: a Kawhi Leonard trade. To the surprise of many, it was the Raptors, not the Lakers, 76ers, or Celtics, who pulled the trigger. The Spurs sent over Leonard and Danny...

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