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The NBA Player Who Went from Anonymous to Irreplaceable

You might not know Rodney McGruder's name, but he is Mr. Miami Heat, and his journey is one of the great stories in today's NBA.
Michael Pina
38 minutes ago
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Late Night Twitter Sessions Are Bad for NBA Shooting Percentages

A new study was released today that says that there's a strong correlation between an NBA player tweeting after 11 PM and having a terrible game the next day.
Liam Daniel Pierce
a day ago
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What is Tom Thibodeau if His Defense Stinks?

He became known as a defensive tactician, but as the NBA continues to make life easy for offenses, how does that impact Thibodeau’s stock?
Michael Pina
4 days ago
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How Philly is Hiding Ben Simmons's Shooting Woes

Regardless of how physically imposing, rare, and breathtaking Simmons can be, building a championship contender with someone who can’t shoot as a focal point is exceptionally difficult.
Michael Pina
4 days ago
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What if the Warriors Traded Draymond Green?

This isn’t to say Golden State should trade the perennial Defensive Player of the Year candidate just to appease Kevin Durant, but it’s worth wondering what they could get, or would even want, in return.
Michael Pina
4 days ago
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The Outlet Pass: The Draymond Green Trade Machine Edition

Also: Ben Simmons's off-ball evolution, Brook Lopez's surreal range, Tom Thibodeau finding himself in an offense-first league, Jabari Parker's surprising defense, good (?) chemistry in Washington, and more!
Michael Pina
11.15.18
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Kevin Durant, the Golden State Warriors, and Billionaire Brain

The Warriors suspending Draymond Green for his spat with KD shows a willingness to sacrifice all at the altar of more, more, MORE.
Corbin Smith
11.14.18
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Derrick Rose Is Always On Court When Players Suffer Gruesome Leg Injuries

The Minnesota Timberwolves point guard was on the court at the same time Paul George, Gordon Hayward, and Caris LeVert got hurt. Suspicious.
Liam Daniel Pierce
11.13.18
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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
11.10.18
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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
11.9.18
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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
11.9.18
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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
11.9.18