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Author: Danny Dizon

Why Fan Voting Is Hurting All-Star Selection

Reading Time: 2 minutesOne of the highlights of the NBA season is All-Star Weekend. It is a long-standing tradition that recognizes the players that have been playing exquisitely over the first half of the NBA season. However, in recent years there have been many complaints about the selection of the All-Stars, and there is one main reason: fan/media voting.  Fan voting is a horrible idea, and should be abolished from the All-Star selection process, or at the very least, hold less weight. Here are just a couple examples about why the system is not good at all.  For starters,...

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All Aboard the Atlanta Hawks Train

Reading Time: 5 minutesThe Atlanta Hawks in 2020 did not have an amazing season. However, this was expected of a rebuilding team. This team organically rebuilt their makeup as a majority of their young core came through the draft. Their most notable pieces are of course the starting 5 as well as Cam Reddish off the bench. Clint Capela was acquired in that massive 4 team trade. Heading into this offseason they needed to improve a lot of positions. Mainly  Point Guard Depth  Perimeter Defense Power Forward/Centre Depth  Bench Scoring    Let’s take a look at this year’s new...

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Bucks Revamp Roster: Breakdown of the New Acquisitions

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe trade season has started, and it has begun with a banger. While everyone thought the day was settled, and over, the Bucks struck gold with acquiring Jrue Holiday, and Bogdan Bogdanovic. Let’s break down this trade, and its pros and cons.  Bucks received: Jrue Holiday, Bogdan Bogdanovic Pelicans Receive: George Hill, Eric Bledsoe, Three First Round Picks, Two Swaps Kings Receive: Ersan Illyasova, Donte Divcenzo, DJ Wilson Milwaukee’s *updated* Lineup PG: Holiday SG: Bogdanovic SF: Middleton PF: Giannis C: Lopez What did the Bucks gain: The Bucks obviously recognized that perimeter defense, and shot creation...

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Three Key Eastern Conference Young Cores to Watch Next Season

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe Eastern conference has been full of surprises in the absence of LeBron James. The Heat were the ultimate victors last season, and they didn’t have a star-studded core, but one that was poised and young. While the Heat were the young stars, there are three other young cores that everyone should keep an eye out on for next season.  Chicago Bulls Key Young Core Stars: Coby White, Zach Lavine, Lauri Markannen, Wendell Carter JR., Daniel Gafford, and the 4th pick.  Last season the Bulls had the worst coach in the entire league. Jim Boylen was...

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The Build Your Bench Offseason – A Look At 5 Underrated FA’s This NBA Offseason

Reading Time: 3 minutesWhile the prior offseason brought us some exciting drama, this upcoming offseason is set to be the offseason for teams to build their bench to elevate them to that next level. This free agency season will look to improve the kinks within the contending teams, changing the status of pretenders to contenders vice versa. Let’s take a look at a few key notable free agents to keep an eye on: Jeff Teague Splits: 10.9 PTS/ 5.2 AST/ 43.6 FG% Jeff Teague is the perfect backup playmaker for a contending team. There have been multiple teams who have...

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