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LeBron James After Game 3 Loss: Warriors Have ‘Most Firepower’ I’ve Ever Played

LeBron James After Game 3 Loss: Warriors Have ‘Most Firepower’ I’ve Ever Played

LeBron James sounds resigned to the Golden State Warriors winning this year’s NBA title. And who can blame him? Golden State grabbed a 3-0 NBA Finals lead over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night with a thrilling victory on the road. Though the Cavaliers appeared in control for most of the second half, the Warriors [...]

June 8, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Kings Could Trade 1st Round Picks to Move Up to No. 3

Kings Could Trade 1st Round Picks to Move Up to No. 3

The NBA Draft rumor mill starts heating up as we progress through June. With Markelle Fultz seeming to be the guy in Boston and Lonzo Ball maybe not being the guy in Los Angeles, a new report is out there that the point guard needy Sacramento Kings have their sights set on DeAaron Fox and [...]

June 7, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Magic Thinks “Showtime” Lakers Would Sweep Warriors

Magic Thinks “Showtime” Lakers Would Sweep Warriors

As we grow older we have a tendency to romanticize the past and view it through rose colored lenses as greater than it actually was. This is even heightened, it seems, when it comes to competition, especially in the sports realm. You can talk to old timers that were former greats in any professional sport [...]

June 6, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Cavaliers Coach Tyronn Lue: Golden State Warriors Are Best NBA Team ‘I’ve Ever Seen’

Cavaliers Coach Tyronn Lue: Golden State Warriors Are Best NBA Team ‘I’ve Ever Seen’

As became clear after their Game 1 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers lack many things. One thing they don’t lack: Respect for the Warriors. Soon after beginning the their third straight NBA Finals in a third consecutive 1-0 series hole, the Cavaliers waxed respect for the team that [...]

June 2, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Kevin Durant Willing to Accept Less Than Max Money Next Year

Kevin Durant Willing to Accept Less Than Max Money Next Year

As we head into “The Trilogy” the much anticipated rubber match between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors for the 2017 NBA title, Kevin Durant has made it clear that he will do whatever is necessary to remain a Golden State Warrior and help keep them in contention for a long time. The [...]

June 1, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Unnamed Cleveland Cavaliers Player Doesn’t Think JaVale McGee is ‘Smart Enough’ to Play in NBA Finals

Unnamed Cleveland Cavaliers Player Doesn’t Think JaVale McGee is ‘Smart Enough’ to Play in NBA Finals

Plenty of people changed their opinion of JaVale McGee over the past season. His performance with the Golden State Warriors has been that convincing, as has his attitude. Not everyone is sold, though. There is, apparently, at least one player on the Cleveland Cavaliers that doesn’t believe McGee has the mental chops to play in [...]

May 31, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Never Fear, Cleveland: LeBron James Feels ‘Very Good’ About Cavaliers’ Chances in NBA Finals

Never Fear, Cleveland: LeBron James Feels ‘Very Good’ About Cavaliers’ Chances in NBA Finals

This just in: LeBron James believes in himself and his Cleveland Cavaliers teammates. Shocking, I know. Though most statistical models don’t give the reigning champs even a puncher’s chance of taking down the Golden State Warriors for a second straight year–FiveThirtyEight has Cleveland pegged as a 10 percent hopeful—the four-time MVP feels differently, per ESPN.com’s [...]

May 30, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Scottie Pippen Doesn’t Think LeBron James Has Passed Michael Jordan…Or Even Kobe Bryant

Scottie Pippen Doesn’t Think LeBron James Has Passed Michael Jordan…Or Even Kobe Bryant

So Scottie Pippen has some thoughts on the NBA’s greatest-of-all-time conversation. And they’re not particularly good. During a SportsCenter on Wednesday, Pippen told ESPN’s Cari Champion that he doesn’t believe LeBron James has usurped Michael Jordan or Kobe Bryant in the pantheon of greats (h/t Chris Walder of theScore): “I don’t think he’s [LeBron] surpassed [...]

May 25, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 1

LeBron James Calls Kyrie Irving a ‘Special Talent’ After His 42-Point Detonation vs. Celtics

LeBron James Calls Kyrie Irving a ‘Special Talent’ After His 42-Point Detonation vs. Celtics

Kyrie Irving left the masses entranced when he dropped 42 points during the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Game 4 victory over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night. Without him detonating, they don’t erase a 16-point lead. They aren’t able to weather LeBron James’ early foul trouble. They don’t remain within striking distance unless he’s firing on all [...]

May 24, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Millsap Opting Out of Contract

Millsap Opting Out of Contract

It appears Paul Millsap will become an unrestricted free agent this summer. According to ESPN sources, Millsap has informed the Atlanta Hawks he’s opting out of the $21.4-million player option on his deal. This comes as no surprise as most expected the 32 year old to opt out of his final year in order to [...]

May 22, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0