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Eric Bledsoe Will Help The Bucks, But He’s Not The Solution

By: Scott Levine The Bucks are currently 9-9, just outside of the playoff picture. While that may seem fine for a team incorporating a new piece, their advanced metrics are more ominous. They are in the bottom half of the … Continue reading

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A Look at Jahlil Okafor’s Last Three Minutes as a Sixer

By: Ethan Giles The second Jahlil Okafor was selected with the third pick of the 2015 NBA Draft, it was clear he was only going to be in Philadelphia temporarily, as his skill set did not mesh with hopeful franchise … Continue reading

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The Eastern Conference Playoff Snail Race

By: Scott Levine When Paul George, and Jimmy Butler were traded, and Paul Millsap left for Denver, the Eastern Conference grew even weaker. There are now five teams that I watch in the East and feel as though they are … Continue reading

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The NBA After Two Weeks

By: Brian Kane Wow. What a way to start the season. After the most turbulent offseason NBA fans have ever witnessed (maybe … I’m only 24), featuring the most acclaimed draft class since ‘03, stars being traded mercifully (Melo) or … Continue reading

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Unpacking Dennis Smith’s NBA Debut

By: Scott Levine There is speculation that Dennis Smith will do enough boneheaded rookie things for Carlisle to sporadically bench him out of frustration. I think he will start all year. Rick Carlisle is not going to be the same … Continue reading

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Podcast: Season Preview (Part 1)

https://contestedlongtwos.bandcamp.com/track/season-preview-part-1 Stream it, download it, do whatever you need to do to get some informative and entertaining content in your earholes. Part two coming soon!

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DeMarcus Cousins May Shoulder the Largest Workload in the League

By: Scott Levine When New Orleans traded for DeMarcus Cousins, they signed away their license to small ball. Their offense and defense would now center around two behemoths in Cousins and Anthony Davis. The team endured a losing streak in … Continue reading

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Podcast: Kyrie Irving Trade

Recorded 8/23: Scott and Brian discuss their immediate reactions to the trade between the Celtics and Cavs, and discuss what it means for the Celtics next season and onward. Listen here: https://vocaroo.com/i/s0Vku8rvGK7v I’ve been trying to get stuff on iTunes but the … Continue reading

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The NBA Expendables

By: Scott Levine The salary cap for the 2018-2019 season is expected to be $102 million. It was projected to be $108 million a year ago, when many teams threw irresponsible amounts of money at players such as Timofey Mozgov, … Continue reading

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They Can’t All Be Draymond

By: Scott Levine Caleb Swanigan scored many points and grabbed many rebounds in Summer League. It’s hard to deduce much from this, but many agree he will be able find a role in the NBA because of his shooting ability … Continue reading

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