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Jimmy Butler and The Process Will be Fascinating

Butler getting traded to the the Sixers could be good, or bad, or completely combustible.
Michael Pina
2 days ago
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The Milwaukee Bucks Have a Top Defense. They Need to Change It.

Mike Budenholzer has gone old school with fantastic results, but his strategy may be a disaster come playoff time.
Michael Pina
3 days ago
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The NBA Bandwagon You Need to Get On

Sacramento is far and away the most surprising team in the league, and its new starting two guard is a huge reason why.
Michael Pina
3 days ago
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The Chef's Kiss of Passes

If you aren't watching Trae Young run the Atlanta Hawks offense, what are you even doing with your life?
Michael Pina
3 days ago
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The Outlet Pass: Trae Young is Master of the Impossible Pass

Also: The Pelicans really miss Buddy Hield, the Hornets finally have a future, Dante Exum's joyful path to figuring it out, Josh Jackson's demise, the Bucks unsustainable defense, Jaren Jackson Jr.'s post-ups, and more!
Michael Pina
4 days ago
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The NBA Has No Idea What to Do with Joel Embiid

No longer held back by a minutes restriction or back-to-backs, the world's best center is showing all he's capable of. But how does he fit in a league that's increasingly decided on the perimeter?
Michael Pina
11.6.18
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Karl-Anthony Towns and the Wolves are Broken

The Portland Trail Blazers blew the doors off the lifeless Minnesota Timberwolves last night and KAT looks like a shell of himself.
Corbin Smith
11.5.18
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The Nets Would be Foolish to Trade Caris LeVert for Jimmy Butler

LeVert is about to blow up.
Michael Pina
11.2.18
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There's Still Nobody Like LeBron James

When he's not dunking, LeBron is also the game's most perceptive passer. This sequence explains why.
Michael Pina
11.2.18
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DeAndre Jordan is Still Here (Sort Of)

Jordan is set to be a free agent after this season and while the skills that made him a household name have diminished, he's still evolving elsewhere.
Michael Pina
11.2.18
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The NBA Shouts Out Derrick Rose for His Career-High 50-Point Game

The Minnesota Timberwolves veteran had the best scoring night of his up-and-down career, and this wasn't lost on the NBA.
Liam Daniel Pierce
11.1.18
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The Outlet Pass: Caris LeVert is Ascending Before Our Very Eyes

Also: a Q&A with Ish Smith, how P.J. Tucker is trying to save Houston's defense, DeAndre Jordan's subtle decline, Pascal Siakam's energy, and more.
Michael Pina
11.1.18