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Klay Thompson's Dad Laments the Pitiful State of Arm Muscles in the Modern NBA

Former Laker Mychal Thompson recently pined for the days of Corey Maggette-caliber arms in the league. But was he really just calling out his son?
Corbin Smith
1.16.18
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Imagining an NBA Head Coach Draft

Every year, the league's worst teams are rewarded with the best draft-eligible players. Here's a look at what would happen if they could also choose a new head coach.
Michael Pina
12.6.17
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Joel Embiid Visited Meek Mill in Prison

76ers co-owner Michael Rubin was also along for the ride.
Liam Daniel Pierce
12.3.17
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Kristaps Porzingis is Unstoppable

Latvia's ambassador to the UN says Porzingis has made his job easier. Doc Rivers says he's "scary for all of us." And somehow, the Knicks are actually fun to watch.
Mike Vorkunov
12.3.17
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Laeticia Amihere Is the Future of Women's Basketball

The 16-year-old Canadian basketball superstar wants to change what it means to "jump like a girl."
Blake Murphy
11.12.17
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The Outlet Pass: Superstar Kemba, God Mode Horford, and the New Look Knicks

A weekly roundup of observations, questions, and predictions from Michael Pina's NBA notebook.
Michael Pina
11.6.17
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5 NBA Teams That the Golden State Warriors Need to Worry About

For our NBA Preview, we're going deep on five teams who can knock off the Warriors in the next five seasons.
Michael Pina
10.12.17
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Meet Your 2018 NBA Champions, the Houston Rockets

There are a few reasons to believe this will be Houston's year, and the addition of P.J. Tucker may be as critical as any.
Michael Pina
10.12.17
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Previewing the 2017-18 NBA Season with Kevin McHale

The Hall of Fame player turned coach turned TV analyst shares a few thoughts on the upcoming season, including how he'd beat the Warriors, why parity is impossible, and more.
Michael Pina
10.12.17
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James Harden, Not LeBron James, Is Now Golden State's Kryptonite

"I've just started," Harden told VICE Sports. "I don't have time to look back. I'm not retiring, so I'm not looking back yet."
Michael Pina
9.15.17
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Joel Embiid's Looming Contract Extension is a Really Big Deal

Rookie extensions are always complicated, but here's why negotiations between Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers are particularly complex
Michael Pina
9.8.17
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Jimmy Butler Has Something To Say

It's been a course-altering summer for one of the NBA's most unique, least appreciated, and difficult superstars. But Jimmy Butler knows what he wants and is ready to grab it.
Michael Pina
9.6.17