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Here are 4 easy ways to fix the NBA Draft

The Philadelphia 76ers will be picking first in this year’s NBA Draft, realizing a three-year tanking process that finally netted them a top-2 pick and which caused many basketball analysts to nearly lose their minds talking about how to end the scourge of tanking once and for all. Well, it’s simple. I’ve gone over this before, but I’ll do it one more time to illustrate how much better the NBA draft process could be with a few simple changes. Reduce the number of lottery teams Letting every single team in the lottery is stupid. What does the NBA get...

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Warriors Become the Fastest Team to 50 Wins in a Season

After winning the NBA championship last season, the Golden State Warriors still had some detractors that said they were fortunate to have played teams with injured stars during the playoffs. After becoming the fastest team in NBA history to 50 wins, it is impossible to deny just how great the team is. Golden State’s success has not only been good for the NBA; it has been great for people who do a lot of online betting because the Warriors have been the second best team against the spread this season. On Monday night, Steph Curry scored 36 points to...

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Move over Steph Curry, there’s a new NBA Superstar!

Jaden Newman is an 11-year-old basketball prodigy and recently, she beat Steph Curry in a 3-point matchup and wants to be the first woman to play in the NBA. As leader of the Golden State Warriors and one of the best NBA players in the game, all eyes are on Stephen Curry. But 11-year-old Jaden Newman became a basketball prodigy when she beat Steph Curry in a 3-point contest during a Foot Locker commercial. Amazing, right?! Newman is in the 6th grade and has been playing on her high school’s varsity team for the past three years accumulating more...

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Did LeBron James get Cavs head coach David Blatt fired?

Did LeBron James secretly orchestrate to have Cavs head coach David Blatt fired? Many in the league seem to think so. When the Cleveland Cavaliers decided to fire head coach David Blatt late Friday night, most fans were shocked. Why would the Cavs get rid of someone who helped take their team to the championship last year and also has them dominating the Eastern Conference this year? Rumors circulating around the NBA is LeBron James helped to get Blatt fired. But how true is that and should we believe it? The biggest evidence against that claim came from James himself....

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The NBA proves why they own Christmas Day

The NBA Christmas Day lineup did not disappoint. Here’s how the fastest growing professional sport takes ownership of one of the best holidays of the year. Everyone knows New Years Day is college football bowl heaven.  And every house in America has the NFL on TV on Thanksgiving.  MLB’s opening day is an informal national holiday and every baseball stadium in America is sold out on the 4th of July.  But the NBA has its own claim on a holiday, and they are showing that they know just how to stamp their brand on it. Christmas belongs to basketball,...

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