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Making the Cut will make predictions throughout the NBA’s 8 game sprint. New Orleans Pelicans -2.5 vs Utah Jazz The Pelicans are a popular pick to sneak into the 8-9 playoff series. The schedule is very friendly for the Pelicans, perhaps the easiest in the West. The pick-up/scrimmages have beenRead More →

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A look at the midpoint of the NBA season The all-star break is as a good time as any to take a look back at the first half of the season. Top Team: Milwaukee Bucks (46-8) The Bucks get it over the Lakers because Los Angeles as struggled with theRead More →

Kevin Love

Cavaliers Management Mishandled Kevin Love Situation Kevin Love spoke to the media today about his recent outbursts. It’s been reported that Love had a verbal altercation with GM Koby Altman. That’s on top of two on-the-court incidents.  “I wasn’t acting like a 31-year-old, I was acting like a 13-year-old,” saidRead More →

Andrew Luck

In 2009, ESPN’s 30 for 30 featured athletes who had mismanaged their money throughout their careers. The feature was appropriately named Broke. Broke fed into every athletic stereotype I grew up with it in rural Fauquier County. Athletes were portrayed as a bunch of under-educated, athletically gifted people who wouldRead More →

Paul George and Kawhi Leonard

Most of us East Coasters were in bed by the time the Los Angeles Clippers signed Kawhi Leonard and traded for Paul George. It didn’t come cheap and I’m not talking about Leonard’s 4 year-$141 million dollar deal. The Clippers traded 5 first round picks, Gilgeous-Alexander, and Danilo Gallinari forRead More →

LeBron James and Michael Jordan

The 1984 NBA Draft has been the standard bearer of my generation. I was 14 years old at the time and I saw the likes of Michael Jordan come into the league that year. It completely reshaped the league in many ways. The style of play certainly changed with theRead More →

Anthony Davis and LeBron James

The Los Angeles Lakers finally got the star that they needed to pair with LeBron James. Acquiring Anthony Davis for the New Orleans Pelicans wasn’t cheap. The Lakers sent Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first round picks to New Orleans for the 26 year old superstar. OnRead More →

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Remember when the Clippers were the circus in Los Angeles?  You know the team that had its owner … well former owner… forced into the selling the team by the league. Well, they aren’t a circus anymore. Even after trading players like Chris Paul and Blake Griffin, the Clippers managedRead More →

Kemba Walker

Los Angeles Should Look to the Queen City when Free Agency Opens According to Kevin Durant, no one wants to play for the Lakers. Not him. Not Kawhi. Not the ghost of Jerry West’s 60-foot heave. No one. According to the all-knowing Durant, it’s because there’s too much drama aroundRead More →

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With the first third of the NBA season gone, I feel more than comfortable saying that the competitive balance of the NBA is off the charts. The NBA’s definition of ‘competitive balance’ will never be the same as the NFL’s and that’s fine. The NBA, along with MLB and theRead More →