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2022 NBA Playoffs Are Here: What to Know & When to Watch

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The 2022 NBA Play-In Tournament just wrapped up, although playoff-caliber basketball has been played over the past several weeks.  Before we get to playoff schedules and matchups this NBA postseason, the Play-In Tournament is an important place to start. Making its return this year for the second time, the Play-In was used to determine the […]

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The Effects of the Jimmy Butler Trade

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News broke out on Draft Day that Jimmy Butler was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves. The deal sent guards Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn, and the 7th pick, which resulted in F Lauri Markkanen, for Butler and the 17th pick, in which C Justin Patton was drafted.   Shockwaves were sent throughout the league as the […]

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NBA: 2017 Free Agents To Watch

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    In recent seasons, the NBA Free Agency period has been truly must watch. The tactical maneuvers done during this schedule period each summer has dictated the league as a whole. From Shaquille O’Neal departing Orlando for Hollywood in 1996 to LeBron James taking his talents to South Beach in 2010 to just last […]

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Eastern Conference Predictions

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The NBA playoffs are here and a champion will be crowned soon. But before we even get to the NBA Finals, let’s take a look at the opening round of the Eastern Conference playoffs…   #1 Boston Celtics vs. #8 Chicago Bulls If Jimmy Butler had a real team built around him, A) the Bulls […]

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Contenders or Pretenders: Eastern Conference playoff picture

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Looking at the Eastern Conference standings, there is few legit NBA Finals contenders. But there is some teams that could challenge the repeat Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers. LeBron James has been dominating the East for as long as most can remember. With the shift in power slowly rolling to the East in the NBA, […]

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Wizards Redeem Consecutive Losses With Home Win

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  Coming off of two consecutive losses, the Washington Wizards got back on track with a 112-107 win over the Chicago Bulls. Strong First Half Washington had a bad taste in their mouths from two straight losses to teams below .500.  They knew they had to step up on both sides of the ball and […]

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Dwayne Wade Out for the Season

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Dwyane Wade has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a fractured right elbow. K.C. Johnson was the first to report. MRI showed small fracture in Wade's elbow. He's out for regular season. — K.C. Johnson (@KCJHoop) March 16, 2017 An MRI on Thursday morning confirmed that Wade has a “sprain and […]

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Wizards Fall in Home Court Return

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After going 4-1 on their road trip, the Washington Wizards returned home for a disappointing loss to the Dallas Mavericks.  This is the second time Washington has lost back-to-back games in three weeks. Fast Start on Homecoming Return With playoff positioning on the line, both teams started off hot.  Washington scored 39 points in the […]

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Central Division Review: January 22 Edition

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Here’s the weekly check in on the NBA’s Central Division: Cleveland Cavaliers What Happened? The Cavs blew a 3-1 lead in the NBA…wait, wrong story. The Cavaliers were trounced in their Martin Luther King Day matchup with the Golden State Warriors, losing by 35 points. They then bounced back on the road against the Phoenix […]