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James Harden's Defense Will Alter the Western Conference Finals

The Golden State Warriors have attacked the NBA's probable MVP over and over again. Can he hold up?
Michael Pina
a day ago
NBA Dunk of the Week
NBA Dunk of the Week

NBA Dunk of the Week: The Combine and the Promise of the Future

The present is boring and for suckers. Behold the purity of the future and let it wash over you.
Corbin Smith
2 days ago
the outlet pass
the outlet pass

Outlet Pass Playoff Edition: LeBron James Vs. the Boston Celtics Just Got Good

An extremely close look at how Game 4 changed the Eastern Conference Finals.
Michael Pina
3 days ago
NBA playoffs
NBA playoffs

The Cleveland Cavaliers Can't Do Anything Without George Hill

As the lone point guard in their rotation, Hill is the only player acquired at the trade deadline who Cleveland desperately needs from here on out.
Michael Pina
4 days ago
Social Media
Social Media

On Twitter, Bill Russell Has Jokes, Takes, and a Lasting Legacy of Activism

Since joining the social media platform last year, the Boston Celtics legend has reminded old fans and taught new ones about a lifetime spent speaking truth to power.
Lindsay Sarah Krasnoff
5.18.18
NBA playoffs
NBA playoffs

Marcus Smart is More Than a Cult Figure

The Boston Celtics are two wins away from the Finals and their longest-tenured player is a huge reason why. The only problem is, with free agency on the horizon, nobody knows how valuable he really is.
Michael Pina
5.17.18
NBA playoffs
NBA playoffs

Somehow, Jeff Green Still Keeps Popping Up on NBA Rosters

It's easy to convince yourself that Jeff Green can help your team, but time after time he manages to disappoint you, regardless of how little you expected from him.
Corbin Smith
5.17.18
Basketball
Basketball

25-Year-Old Poses as 17-Year-Old to Relive High School Basketball Glory

Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley posed as a Hurricane Harvey survivor named Rashun Richardson in Dallas high schools for nearly nine months before being caught. He also dated a 14-year-old.
Liam Daniel Pierce
5.16.18
NBA Dunk of the Week
NBA Dunk of the Week

NBA Dunk of the Week: James Harden Makes Dunking on Kevin Durant Look Ordinary

The Houston Rockets star has established his own stylistic and aesthetic world that is so wildly divergent from any other NBA player, that seeing him dunk on another superstar is just...strange.
Corbin Smith
5.16.18
NBA playoffs
NBA playoffs

How Al Horford's Post Game Resurrected the Boston Celtics

The Celtics shouldn't be seven wins from an NBA championship, but their five-time All-Star's improved post game has helped make the impossible a reality.
Michael Pina
5.14.18
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nba

The Toronto Raptors Shouldn't Blow it Up

Masai Ujiri isn't going to tank and he shouldn't try to, either. At least not this offseason. There's value in sticking with this core.
Blake Murphy
5.10.18
NBA playoffs
NBA playoffs

This is Chris Paul's Time

After a typically dominant season in the shadow of the NBA's probable MVP, Houston's 33-year-old point guard sits at the climax of his career with NBA immortality at his fingertips.
Michael Pina
5.9.18