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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.

Three Players That Deserve an NBA All-Star Selection

To many, the NBA All-Star is nothing more than a goofy event for pure entertainment. But for the players, getting an all-star selection is a sort of vindication that others around the league respect and recognize their play. Because at the end of the...

How Derrick Rose Has Revived His Chances at the Hall of Fame

Eight years ago, Derrick Rose sat atop the NBA world. The youngest MVP in NBA history (22 years old), Rose was off to the most promising career the league had ever seen. Then came the injuries. Throughout the 2011-12 season, Rose sat out with several nagging injuries...

NBA Christmas Wish List

As the calendar year comes to a close, the NBA season is kicking into gear. With each club having 50 odd games left, there is more than enough time for struggling teams to emerge from the darkness and the overachievers to fall back into...

Morning Recap: Ranking Every Brooks That Could Have Been Involved in Friday’s Trade

Late Friday night, Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news that a three-team trade was going down between the Washington Wizards, Memphis Grizzlies, and Phoenix Suns. The deal would be constructed as below: Wizards acquire Trevor Ariza via Suns Grizzlies acquire Kelly Oubre Jr via Wizards Suns acquire Austin Rivers...

Morning Recap: Another Year, Same Old Trail Blazers

Death, taxes and the Trail Blazers being solid, but nowhere near contending. This is part of the yearly NBA routine. The Blazers, led by the all-star point guard, Damian Lillard, and marginal all-star, CJ McCollum are always in the thick of the western conference playoff...

Morning Recap: Does Isaiah Thomas Have a Role with This Nuggets Team?

It's crazy to think that just two years ago, Isaiah Thomas was on top of the NBA. Averaging nearly 30 points per game, Thomas carried a young, promising Celtics team to the Eastern Conference Finals where they eventually fell to the Cleveland Cavaliers in a...

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: In Their Last Two First Quarters, the Suns Have Scored a Combined 18 Points

The Phoenix Suns haven't made the playoffs since 2010. And it doesn't seem they have any plans to end that streak anytime soon. Currently positioned as the fifteenth seed in the West with a depressing four wins and 21 losses, Phoenix has lost nine...

Morning Recap: The Magic Need to Trade Nikola Vucevic

With the Orlando Magic's 105-90 convincing win over the Miami Heat, they now stand at 12-12 and seventh in the Eastern Conference. However, I can confidently say that there is absolutely zero chance the Magic are still alive in the playoff picture by mid-May....

Morning Recap: Nikola Jokic Is the NBA’s Best Center and the Nuggets are a Contender in The West

As of Monday, December 3rd, the Denver Nuggets sit atop the Western Conference with a record of 16 wins and seven losses. And although no one expects them to still be in possession of that seeding by the end of the season, They are...

Morning Recap: Bogdan or Bojan Bogdanović Is the Most Important Choice You’ll Make This Year

So for some reason, I am just learning that Bogdan and Bojan Bogdanović have no relation. That now makes the matchup all the more important. Because I'm not sure about you guys, but I only have room to love one Bogdanović. And what better...

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...

Morning Recap: The Lakers Are a First Round Exit Waiting to Happen

Heading into this season, the Lakers were one of, if not the most intriguing team to watch for. Would their young core mesh well with LeBron James? Could they mask their lack of shooting with great finishing around the rim? Could players like Lance...

The Rockets Need Chris Paul; The Wizards Need to Trade Bradley Beal; Yes, Kevin Durant Can Carry a Team

Last night, the Washington Wizards defeated the Houston Rockets in a 135-131 shootout. This game also saw four different players surpass 30 points with James Harden scoring a cool 54 points. However, the overall outcome of this game wasn't as important to me as...

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Giants awarded compensatory draft pick in 2019 NFL Draft

The New York Giants were awarded a compensatory draft pick in the 2019 NFL Draft Friday. Compensatory draft picks are awarded to team based on...

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Where Does this Leave the White Sox?

Manny Machado is off to San Diego. The Chicago White Sox decided it wasn't a smart idea to pay Manny Machado, one of the...

BREAKING: Padres Reportedly Sign Manny Machado

According to Jeff Passan of ESPN, the San Diego Padres have signed free agent Manny Machado to a 10-year, $300 Million contract.

Bruce Bochy Announces Retirement Following Season

Bruce Bochy, one of baseball's all-time decorated managers, will be retiring following the 2019 season. Bochy announced this earlier today in Scottsdale, as the...
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What Does The Future Hold for Francisco Lindor In Cleveland?

Sporting a new look, blue hair, Cleveland Indians All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor spoke publicly for the first time since news broke about his right...

Top Southpaw Prospects

Be prepared. You have been put on notice. The southpaws are on the way to a ballpark near you. An impressive collection of gifted...