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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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The Inconsistency and Struggles of the Nets Superteam

Reading Time: 3 minutesEveryone expected the Brooklyn Nets to flourish immediately after the James Harden trade. How could a team with three of the top fifteen players in the league struggle? In truth, it’s a lot harder to win games than it seems for the Nets. There are three main culprits for this struggle: lack of defense, lack of chemistry, and mediocre coaching. The idea of a superteam is one that has been in the NBA since the late 2000’s with the Boston Celtics’ Big 3 of Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Ray Allen, and later the Miami Heat’s...

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Full Winners + Losers of the Harden Mega-Deal

Reading Time: 2 minutesAdrian Wojnarowski unleashed not a Woj Bomb, but a Woj Nuke. Superstar shooting guard James Harden was traded to the Brooklyn Nets. The full trade is here: Nets get: Harden Pacers. get: Caris Levert, 2nd round pick Cavaliers get: Jarrett Allen, Taurean Prince Rockets get: Victor Oladipo, Dante Exum, Rodions Kurucs, four first-round picks and four pick swaps with Brooklyn. I’m here to break down the winners and losers of the trade. WINNER: James Harden James Harden has wanted to leave Houston since the offseason. He finally gets his wish. He goes from Houston, a fringe...

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Brooklyn Dominates In Opening Night Matchup Against Golden State

Reading Time: 2 minutesLast night NBA superstar Kevin Durant made his return to the court after tearing his achilles in the 2019 NBA Finals. Not only did Durant play his first game back from the achilles injury, but it was his first game playing with new all star point guard Kyrie Irving and as a Brooklyn Net. Right out of the gate, the Nets DOMINATED, and the ball movement was immaculate. It’s crazy how big of an impact Durant and Kyrie made right out of the gate. When many doubted that Durant wouldn’t be 100% himself because of the...

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In Defense of Kyrie Irving

Reading Time: 2 minutesBrooklyn Nets All-Star Point Guard Kyrie Irving has recently been fined $25,000 for saying that he would not talk to the media in the 2020-2021 NBA season. Irving was slammed for the statement he made and was called, “immature, occasionally selfish, and comes off as a damn snob” by ESPN commentator Stephen A. Smith. It might be against his contract, but Kyrie Irving has all the right in the world to openly say that he wants to avoid the media. Here is a series of complications Kyrie Irving has gotten into with the media since signing...

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