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Olynyk Will Thrive With Miami Heat

Olynyk Will Thrive With Miami Heat

Article posted on Tuesday 22 August

Kelly Olynyk was introduced to Hassan Whiteside with a blindsiding flying elbow to the neck. Whiteside apologized to Kelly after receiving a flagrant two and an ejection. In retrospect, the Miami Heat should be thankful that Whiteside offered apologies in 2015. These two big men will form one of the most intriguing frontcourts during the 2017-18 NBA season, combining Hassan’s interior dominance with Kelly’s ability to hit shots from behind the arc.
NEWS

Kyrie Irving Risks A Losing Career Without LeBron James 

Article posted on Tuesday 25 July

Kyrie Irving Risks A Losing Career Without LeBron James
After visiting the NBA Finals for three consecutive years and earning an historic ring alongside LeBron James, Kyrie Irving has decided that he’s no longer interested in winning. Uncle Drew provided the biggest shock of the summer, requesting a trade away from James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Irving takes a page from the history of Kobe Bryant, who famously fought with Shaq during their dominant run with the Lakers at the turn of the century.
NEWS

Los Angeles Lakers Will Rise While The Clippers Fall 

Article posted on Tuesday 25 July

Los Angeles Lakers Will Rise While The Clippers Fall
The Los Angeles Lakers will no longer play second fiddle to the Los Angeles Clippers, a trend which rose along with the decline of Kobe Bryant. Lob City was the epicenter of LA basketball for the past few years, but the departure of Chris Paul marks the end of the Clippers era.
NEWS

Lonzo Ball Leads Los Angeles Lakers Into The Future 

Article posted on Friday 21 July

Lonzo Ball Leads Los Angeles Lakers Into The Future
In an unexpected homage to Spike Lee, sports media tracked Lonzo Ball’s NBA Summer League performance by focusing on the shoes. Turns out he plays pretty good ball regardless of the kicks he represents, showing the NBA a tantalizing glimpse of his much-hyped ability to distribute the basketball.
NEWS

OKC Thunder Contenders After Stealing Paul George 

Article posted on Wednesday 19 July

OKC Thunder Contenders After Stealing Paul George
Paul George might save the Oklahoma City Thunder. Despite a monumental, record-breaking season from triple-double king Westbrook, the future of the franchise was looking bleak. OKC appeared to have little chance to compete for a ring, and no path to add the talent necessary to beat the Warriors.
NEWS

Future Of Carmelo Anthony Will Include The NBA Playoffs 

Article posted on Sunday 16 July

Future Of Carmelo Anthony Will Include The NBA Playoffs
Carmelo Anthony expected to compete for a ring with the New York Knicks. Seven years later, Melo discovered what most NBA fans have known for a long time: Knicks gonna Knick, no matter how hard you try.
NEWS

Houston Rockets And Chris Paul Will Challenge The Warriors 

Article posted on Friday 14 July

Houston Rockets And Chris Paul Will Challenge The Warriors
Chris Paul joining Houston was the biggest deal of the 2017 NBA free agent season. This set the tone for a wild offseason, which featured a pair of lopsided trades that sent Paul George and Jimmy Butler to the western conference.
NEWS

Boston Celtics & Gordon Hayward Become Eastern Conference Contenders 

Article posted on Wednesday 12 July

Boston Celtics & Gordon Hayward Become Eastern Conference Contenders
Few teams have been as lucky as the Boston Celtics over the past few years. Winning the Gordon Hayward free agent sweepstakes appears to be another stroke of good fortune, positioning the franchise to win now without sacrificing young talent and future lottery picks.
BETTING PICKS

BIG3 Basketball Winner Odds 

Article posted on Tuesday 11 July

BIG3 Basketball Winner Odds
Basketball's hottest new format is underway and fans of the sport have never had so much to be excited about during the summer months. So what is the Big3 Championship and who is involved? We discuss all of the teams and pick who we think is the favourite.
BUSINESS

Stephen Curry’s Worth More Than His Record Contract 

Article posted on Tuesday 11 July

Stephen Curry’s Worth More Than His Record Contract
“Steph should be getting 400M this summer,” LeBron James tweeted after Steph Curry signed the richest deal in NBA history – five years for $201 million. During Curry’s time with the Golden State Warriors, the value of the franchise exploded from $450 million to $2.6 billion, backing LeBron’s opinion.
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