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Was it right to make Bradley Beal an All-Star Starter?

Reading Time: 2 minutesIn the 2019-2020 season, Bradley Beal was having an exceptional season as he was averaging 28.6 PPG, 6.3 APG, and 4.3 RPG before he got snubbed from the All-Star game. Fans were outraged to see Beal left out of the game because no one averaged at least 28.6PPG and not make an All-Star team since Bob McAdoo in 1975-76. The media and fans saw the Wizards’ record and decided not to vote for him even though Beal was second in player votes. The NBA community and coaches vouched for winning instead of personal stats which is...

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What Is Wrong With the Boston Celtics?

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Boston Celtics have struggled in the first half of the 2020-2021 NBA season. At 15-15, they have a .500 winning percentage from horrible losses to teams like the Pelicans, Pistons, Wizards, and Hawks. Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum are both having All-Star seasons, but the team as a whole is putting together many sub-par performances. What are their problems? First of all, Kemba Walker is still easing back into the rotation after a knee injury sidelined him for the first 11 games. He has had occasional bad shooting performances but seems to be close to...

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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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NBA MVP Race: A Deep Look

Reading Time: 2 minutesThere are 4 front runners in the very tight race for the Most Valuable Player award this season. LeBron James, Joel Embiid, Nikola Jokic, and Kevin Durant are the athletes at the top of this battle for the accolade. At the moment, Joel Embiid is who everyone is talking about to receive this honor when this season draws to a conclusion. He is putting up stellar numbers while leading his team in a very dominant fashion to a top seed in the Eastern Conference. The one question mark with Embiid is his durability, as he has...

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Why Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown are the NBA’s Next Unstoppable Duo

Reading Time: 2 minutesJayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown have officially arrived. The two third overall picks in their respective drafts have now solidified themselves as the next dynamic duo in the East, and it’s really showing off well so far this season.  The first reason why they’ve broken out is because both of these guys have improved every single season they have been in the league. In his rookie season Jaylen Brown averaged 6.6 points per game while shooting the ball at 45.4 FG%, but so far in this young season he is averaging 27.1 points per game on...

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