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Trading Ben Simmons might be the Sixers path to glory

The 76ers have a problem that might only be solved by trading Ben Simmons. There's no getting around the fact that the 76ers' Big Three, with Ben Simmons as a focal point, doesn't quite fit.

The Emergence of Chris Boucher and What it Means for the Raptors

Chris Boucher has overcome a lot to get to where he is today. The 25-year-old forward for the Toronto Raptors was born in Saint Lucia but moved to Montreal, Canada, when he was young. After living in poverty for his entire childhood...

Kyle Lowry’s Recent Struggles and What They Mean for the Raptors

Kyle Lowry, the Toronto Raptors’ All-Star point guard, started the season averaging more than 14 points and 10 assists per game. While his point totals are down from recent years, (which is to be expected given the arrival of MVP candidate Kawhi...

Analyzing the Good and the Bad From the Knicks Season

The New York Knicks are just over a quarter of a way through their season with an 8-20 record. The Knicks record may be one of the worst in the league but they have been very competitive this season and have played...

The State of the Kyle Lowry and Masai Ujiri Relationship: Four Months after the Trade

Kyle Lowry and Masai Ujiri have had a turbulent personal relationship throughout more or less the entirety of Ujiri’s five years in Toronto. Ujiri himself is the first to admit that the two are not always on the best of terms, saying...

Morning Recap: Kyle Lowry Is Having by Far His Best Season; Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Is Grossly Underrated

Thursday Night only featured three NBA games. However, all three of these games brought something special to the table. The Warriors and Raptors delivered arguably the best game of the season as Kevin Durant scored 51 points and nearly willed the Warriors to victory...

Cleveland Cavaliers Get First Road Win of 2018-2019 Season

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The Cleveland Cavaliers have something to be thankful for on Black Friday. The wine and gold record their first road win of the 2018-2019 season. Rodney Hood's game high 25 points paced the Cavaliers to a 121-112 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells...

Breaking Down Tim Hardaway Jr.’s Hot Start

The New York Knicks are in a rebuilding year this season without their star player Kristaps Porzingis. The one player who will have the spotlight on him all season as being the guy every night and the veteran leader is Tim Hardaway Jr. Tim...

Analyzing the Implications of the Jimmy Butler Trade on the 76ers

A desperation move or a decided gamble? Short-sighted or well-calculated? There are many ways you could define the 76ers’ part in the first blockbuster trade of the 2018-19 NBA season. Anyone of them might be correct. As thoroughly reported, the Minnesota Timberwolves traded Jimmy Butler...

BREAKING: Timberwolves Trade Jimmy Butler to the 76ers

The Minnesota Timberwolves have finally traded Jimmy Butler. They moved him and Justin Patton to the 76ers for Robert Covington, Dario Saric, and a 2022 second round pick. BREAKING: The #Timberwolves trade Jimmy Butler, Justin Patton, and a second to the #76ers for Robert Covington,...

New York Knicks: Looking Into The Crystal Ball

Oct 31, 2018; New York, NY, USA; New York Knicks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. (3) controls the ball in the fourth quarter against the Indiana Pacers at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Catalina Fragoso-USA TODAY Sports
The New York Knicks have been one of the worst teams in the National Basketball Association over the past couple of years. The last time the Knicks made the playoffs was in the 2012-2013 season when they finished with a 54-28. New York finished...

The Implications in Thursday Night’s Bucks VS Celtics Match-up

Thursday Night will feature one of the biggest games of the new NBA season thus far, a match up between the 7-0 Milwaukee Bucks against the 5-2 Boston Celtics. It's a game of surprises, as both teams have surprised people in some way early...

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: 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.

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?

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