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Minnesota Timberwolves Complete 2016-17 Season Preview

September 18th, 2016
The supposedly bright future has been on the horizon for so long, Minnesota Timberwolves fans could be forgiven for wondering when and where it is, or if it even exists. It's here.  Just listen to the voice of the future himself if you're doubting, as Karl-Anthony Towns told Jace Frederick of TwinCities.com: We’re concocting ...

Paul George Is Proving He’s Back, Even If His Indiana Pacers Aren’t Yet

April 22nd, 2016
Paul George is a superstar again. He's been back for a while, but the Toronto Raptors are noticing it more than ever in the playoffs. "He is playing unbelievable," Kyle Lowry told Bleacher Report. "His swag is unbelievable right now, his basketball playmaking abilities are unbelievable. He's getting to his sweet ...

DeMar DeRozan, Kyle Lowry Finally Step Up to Carry Toronto Raptors

April 21st, 2016
INDIANAPOLIS — The Toronto Raptors badly needed this 101-85 Game 3 win Thursday over the Indiana Pacers. Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan needed it even more. "Kyle, your three-ball really hasn't been going yet," a Toronto reporter said, framing a pregame question, only to be interrupted by a laugh-sighing Lowry. "You don't have ...

Everything You Need to Know About the Minnesota Timberwolves’ 2015-16 NBA Season

October 9th, 2015
How do you know what you're building if you're not sure which blocks actually fit? The Minnesota Timberwolves have plenty to choose from, but their 2015-16 season will be that critical moment between full-blown renovation and "coming soon." After finishing 16-66 through yet another stumbling, injury-plagued slog, the T-Wolves can still ...

Timofey Mozgov Got Mozgov’d Again Last Night

November 9th, 2013
No seriously, Google it. "Mozgov'd" is a word now, part of the NBA lexicon. Friday night saw yet another entry into the vernacular, courtesy of the Phoenix Suns' Markieff Morris: Credit the Denver Nuggets big man (originally of the New York Knicks) for bravely attempting to thwart the league's high fliers. But ...

Shaqtin’ a Fool: Kendrick Perkins and JaVale McGee Terrorize on the Fast Break

November 2nd, 2013
The NBA is back. Thus, so are the lowlights that highlight our favorite hoops hilarity segment, TNT's Shaqtin' a Fool.  In the inaugural episode of the season, we enjoy the triumphant returns of Kendrick Perkins (doing what he always does on the fast break) and JaVale McGee (ditto, except he's on fast-break defense). If that ...

NBA Podcast: 2013-14 Southwest Division NBA Season Preview

October 22nd, 2013
The NBA's most competitive division from top to bottom, the Southeast looks tougher than ever for 2013-14. Near the floor (there really is no basement here), the New Orleans Pelicans and Dallas Mavericks underwent some massive offseason roster changes. Will the respective young guns or old hands get into the playoff ...

NBA Podcast: 2013-14 Pacific Division NBA Season Preview

October 8th, 2013
The NBA's Pacific Division went through plenty of change last year, but is that overhaul now the new normal? With the once highly touted L.A. Lakers, as the division's traditional powerhouse, reeling into rebuilding mode, the Golden State Warriors and L.A. Clippers are usurping the throne in convincing fashion. But where ...

NBA Podcast: 2013-14 New Orleans Pelicans Season Preview

September 24th, 2013
Brand new name. Brand new look. Can the New Orleans Pelicans completely reinvent their brand with a new era of basketball success? Anthony Davis, Ryan Anderson and Eric Gordon already ensured this team had some intrigue. Adding Jrue Holiday and Tyreke Evan during the offseason took it to the next level of ...

NBA Podcast: 2013-14 Milwaukee Bucks Season Preview

September 17th, 2013
The Milwaukee Bucks' roster is certainly different for 2013-14, but does that mean it's any better than before? With a seemingly never-ending mandate to "just stay competitive," the Bucks were active throughout the summer. Trading Brandon Jennings for Brandon Knight and ostensibly swapping Monta Ellis with O.J. Mayo via free agency will ...