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Fired Up Fridays: Mental Health in Sports

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A popular saying in the workplace is “leave your personal life at the door when you clock in.” So why is it acceptable for NBA owners to ask to see players’ private mental health records?   In February 2018, then Toronto Raptors all-star guard DeMar DeRozan sat down with The Toronto Star to discuss his […]

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Post All-Star break MVP rankings

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NBA All-Star Weekend has come to a close after the prosaic ending to the events. The actual All-Star Game was an amazing contest that featured every player on this list. And with the weekend over, the real season begins. Each team in the playoff hunt will begin to take their play to the next level. […]

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2018 Midseason NBA MVP Rankings

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The NBA season is half way finished. Most teams played about 41 games which is precisely half of the season. Not much has changed since the last monthly update but the legitimate contenders are beginning to form. Chris Paul seemingly dropped out from last month due to losing without James Harden in the lineup. Furthermore, […]

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Current Leaders In The Early NBA MVP Race

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It’s about that time for the way-too-early MVP predictions. But instead of just listing who I think who could win MVP, I’ll do a ladder or rankings and update monthly. The MVP conversation is always fluid so as it evolves, my thoughts will evolve with it. Right now, we are two months into the season […]

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Potential Landing Spots for Top Six Available NBA Players

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Before I begin, LeBron James, Kevin Durant, or Stephen Curry won’t be included in this list. Of course they are available but neither are leaving their respective organizations, yet. Carmelo Anthony also isn’t mentioned with his New York Knicks future merely over; his options to move are still so vast. Other stars like Paul George […]

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Where Will Melo Trimble Play In The NBA?

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Coming out of high school Melo Trimble was one of the top recruits in the nation. He gained a lot of attention as he dominated high school basketball in the state of Maryland. He recently declared for the 2017 NBA Draft, so let’s dissect his career and point out some potential landing spots: Career At […]

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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 Stay Hot in Toronto

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Coming off a huge win against the Golden State Warriors, the Washington Wizards stayed hot with a 105-96 win over the Toronto Raptors. Although the Raptors were without all-star Kyle Lowry, they came out strong.  Behind newly acquired Serge Ibaka’s nine points and five rebounds, the Raptors outscored the Wizards 26-24 in the first quarter. […]

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Wizards Stun the Warriors in D.C.

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The league’s best team now has double digits losses after the Washington Wizards defeated the Golden State Warriors 112-108 in Washington D.C. The Wizards were not intimidated by the league’s best team in D.C Tuesday night.  Hometown native Kevin Durant left the game due to a knee injury early in the first quarter.  Washington took […]