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...

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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...

Four NBA Teams Primed to Breakout In 2018

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Though the Golden State Warriors look like near locks for an effortless cruise to Finals victory once again, the scuffle just below them should be an intriguing follow. The West appears even more crowded than ever with the introduction of LeBron James and the...

Frank Ramsey, Hall of Fame “Original Sixth Man”, dies at age 86

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Analyzing The State of Competition In the NBA

Jun 8, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (left) and forward Kevin Durant (middle) and guard Stephen Curry (right) celebrate after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers in game four of the 2018 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports
Competition In the NBA Competition, perhaps based on where you are in the food chain, it is a beautiful or dirty word. As a consumer or fan, it as an absolute boon at least as far as prices go. The opposite of competition is a...

Miami’s Bam Adebayo Experiment

Apr 9, 2018; Miami, FL, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) fouls Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo (13) during the first half at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports
When the Miami Heat drafted PF/C Bam Adebayo it was clear he would likely be their only draft pick for two seasons. Drafted at a position of need he is Miami’s attempt to replace the gaping hole left with Chris Bosh’s retirement. While Bam...

Five Years Later, Danny Ainge Has Finished A Masterful Rebuild

Feb 11, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Former Boston Celtics (left to right) Kevin Garnett, Rajon Rondo, coach Doc Rivers and current general manager Danny Ainge look on during the second quarter of the game between the Boston Celtics and the Cleveland Cavaliers at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
When Danny Ainge was a player, nobody ever questioned his “grit” or “burning fire” to win. Yet, I’m not sure that anybody predicted him to instill such a ruthless demeanor into his same goals as a GM. In 2008, Danny Ainge pulled off what many...

A Warning to LeBron James

BOSTON, MA - MARCH 1: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers dribbles against the Boston Celtics during the first quarter at TD Garden on March 1, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
Dear Mr.LeBron James, Pull up a chair, grab some Dippin Dots and maybe a Gatorade, because we have something to talk through. First off, I dearly pity the Cleveland Cavaliers. Left in the dust with a spotty Kevin Love and a sporadic Collin Sexton to...

2018 NBA Draft Grades: Suns, Mavericks, Hawks Dominate Draft

Jun 21, 2018; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Luka Doncic greets NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being selected as the number three overall pick to the Atlanta Hawks in the first round of the 2018 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
The next generation of NBA stars has had their fates decided tonight for the near future. Some teams drafted exceptionally well and some didn't.

NBA Draft Picks 26-30: 76ers Draft Shamet, Celtics Steal Williams

Jun 21, 2018; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Landry Shamet (Wichita State) greets NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being selected as the number twenty-six overall pick to the Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of the 2018 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
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Where Will LeBron James Sign Next Season?

Jun 8, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) leaves the floor after game four of the 2018 NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports
The biggest question circulating the league now is “Where will LeBron James play next season?” It is reported that he is going to consider seven teams when it’ll come to make this decision, such as the Los Angeles Lakers, the Houston Rockets, the Miami Heat, and the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Don’t Worry, Kyrie Irving will be a Boston Celtic Next Season…and Beyond

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Stephen Curry And The Warriors Blow Out The Cavaliers, Lead Series 2-0

June 3, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) reacts after a play during the second quarter against the Cleveland Cavaliers in game two of the 2018 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY SportsJune 3, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; xxxxxxxxx in game two of the 2018 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
The Golden State Warriors have held home court, taking down the Cavaliers 122-103. Golden State took control early in the first and never relinquished it. The Warriors shot very well and played excellent defense early, limiting Cleveland's attack.

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