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Some of the best NBA Playoff Upsets

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The NBA playoffs provide the moments in basketball’s history that we relish in for years to come. After an already lengthy 82 game season, 16 teams compete for the Larry O’Brien trophy. Though not as pertinent, as a single game elimination tournament, the first round of the NBA playoffs in the past have included some […]

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Dirk Nowitzki becomes 6th NBA Player ever to reach 30K points

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One of, if not, the best foreign-born player ever to grace the NBA is Dirk Nowitzki. The 7-foot German came into the league a stick figure and his NBA future was uncertain. Dirk’s dedication to the gym with his legendary shooting coach got him to the milestone of 30,000 career points. The epic achievement was […]

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What Could have been: Mid-90’s Orlando Magic

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Recently, I came across the “ESPN 30 for 30” Documentary of the Orlando Magic from the mid-90’s. There are many people that consider this team the best to never win a championship. They were a cultural phenomenon with the style of their uniforms. Next, to Michael Jordan, Penny and Shaq were the most marketable stars […]

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NBA Monarchy of Greatness: All-Time Greats (Part II)

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As we continue our story, the Motor City Barbarians rumble through the NBA’s courtside for two straight years, annihilating anyone who opposed them. However, no matter how many times they would knock down this next Great figure, he would still come back, stronger, wiser and more resolved. Finally, things would change in 1991… VIII- 1988-93 […]

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The King Of The North: DeMar DeRozan

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On Wednesday night, DeMar DeRozan made history and he put on a show as he exploded for 29 points in a losing effort to the Golden State Warriors. However, in the process, he surpassed Chris Bosh to become the all-time leading scorer of the Toronto Raptors. Let’s look at DeMar DeRozan’s career up to this […]

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Russell Westbrook is Ready to Lead

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On July 4, 2016 the face of the Oklahoma City Thunder shifted. When free agent, Kevin Durant announced that he would be joining the Golden State Warriors, everyone knew Russell Westbrook would become the face of the Oklahoma City Thunder… or did they? With Westbrook’s contact expiring, the two time All-Star game MVP was certainly due […]