Ten seconds show on the clock as LeBron James fires a three-pointer from the top of the key. This is a moment, a situation he has been in countless times throughout his stupendous, 20-year NBA career. The ball in his hands. The game in the balance. James’s Los Angeles Lakers [...]
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As the 2023 NBA season draws closer than ever, every team will attempt to answer one central question: what does it take to win an NBA championship, and does their roster have it? There are countless factors to consider, but in the muddled mess of advanced stats and lineup plus-minuses, [...]
As the 2022 NBA season draws ever closer, there is a rare feeling in the city of New Orleans: anticipation. After years of middling rosters and lottery picks, the New Orleans Pelicans have plenty of reason for optimism this season. After trading away franchise cornerstone Anthony Davis a few seasons [...]
With roughly a month to go before the NBA season tips off, many fans have enjoyed watching their favorite foreign stars compete against one another under different banners during this year’s EuroBasket competition. The highlights and box scores are everywhere, but plenty of questions still remain regarding the competition and [...]
There are few fiercer on-court rivalries in the sport of basketball than that which exists between LeBron James and the Golden State Warriors. From the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history to years of lopsided defeats, their history is one written by bristling acrimony on the sport’s biggest stage. And [...]
Very rarely does news truly break the Internet, but in the case of the trade which sent Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the often hyperbolic report rang true. Many users on Twitter reported difficulty refreshing the app shortly after Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN broke the story, [...]
On a day ruled by the phrase “Win or Go Home,” the last two teams standing from the previous NBA season both succumbed to the latter. While their losses were starkly different, their circumstances entirely unique, the Milwaukee Bucks and the Phoenix Suns, the two combatants from the 2021 Finals, [...]
As the NBA regular season draws to a close, the postseason picture gradually begins to take shape, laying the groundwork for another world champion to be crowned. And while the league is one driven by stars, the difference in the razor-thin margins of the playoffs can often be the contributions [...]
As the new year begins and the NBA enters its midseason stage, teams’ true identities begin to materialize. Pretending to be something you are not for 10, 20 games is one thing. But by the time we reach the 30s and 40s, we have a solid understanding of who the [...]
In the midst of a brutal start to the 2021 season, the Los Angeles Lakers did not receive any merry holiday respite in their Christmas Day contest. No wish lists were checked off, and no carols were sung in the postgame locker room. What L.A. did receive was a package [...]