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Category Archive: NBA

Jul
08
2016

NBA Offseason: Free Agency Round Up

Well NBA Free Agency has certainly turned some heads! Some teams got better while others look to rebuild and retool. Here’s a look at what’s happened since July 1… Malcolm Delaney Signs with the Atlanta Hawks Last week, I wrote an article about former Virginia Tech guard Malcolm Delaney’s journey to the NBA through the …

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Jun
27
2016

Malcolm Delaney – Climbing the Mountain, Overseas Life

The overseas route isn’t glamorous and it’s not easy. It’s also not for everybody. But for a select few, like Malcolm Delaney, it allows for growth. It allows for players to put the game of basketball and also the game of life in to better perspective. Malcolm Delaney went undrafted out of Virginia Tech in …

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Jun
24
2016

2016 NBA Draft Winners and Losers

The NBA Draft was a night where the ACC led the way with the most players drafted with 8 and also a night of winners and losers, here they are. Winners   1) Brandon Ingram Behind much deserve fan fare and hype, Brandon Ingram is now a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. It begins …

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Jun
23
2016

NBA Offseason: Top 10 NBA Free Agents 2016

As we approach the end of June, the start of free agency in the NBA begins July 1. Here’s a look at the top 10 players that are free agents entering would could be a very active offseason for some top NBA teams. 1. Kevin Durant, F, Oklahoma City Thunder Kevin Durant is one of …

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Jun
23
2016

2016 NBA Mock Draft – A Final Look

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Need one last look at an NBA Mock Draft, before Thursday’s night draft? Check out CBSSports.com lastest NBA Mock Draft.  Also in an article written by site contributor @HereGoJayAgain, we look at the ACC’s top draft prospects.  Make sure you follow the All Sports Discussion Twitter account at @AllSportsDACC and please like our Facebook Page!

Jun
22
2016

Putting the Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Finals Run into Historical Perspective

  Just as the Golden State Warriors made history with their 73-9 record, the Cleveland Cavaliers have also made history becoming the first team in NBA history to come back from down 3-1 to win an NBA title. That record is now 1-32 after the Cavaliers 93-89 victory. The Cavaliers became just the fourth NBA …

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Jun
20
2016

Lebron James cements his legacy as one of the All-Time greats with Cavaliers title.

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The debate is over. There isn’t any question anymore. Lebron James is one the greatest basketball players ever… period. For a player that already had 2 NBA Championships, James took a lot of criticism. He was 2-6 in NBA Finals. He wasn’t Michael Jordan. He wasn’t Magic, or Bird, or Kobe. He turned his back …

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Jun
16
2016

Ranking the Top 10 ACC Players in the 2016 NBA Draft

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With the NBA Draft just a week away, here’s a look at some of the top ACC prospects with their names in this year’s upcoming NBA Draft on June 23. Before the rankings though, here’s how the ACC has fared with terms of draft picks in the NBA in the last 10 years. Since 2005, …

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Apr
13
2016

How I’ll Remember Kobe Bryant as he plays his final game.

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Wednesday Kobe Bryant plays his final game. Let me be the first to admit. I wasn’t a Kobe fan. I liked Magic better. I liked Michael better. I blamed Kobe for breaking up Shaq/Kobe at the time. When Kobe came into the NBA. I thought he was a ball hog and a selfish player. Yep …

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Jan
22
2016

The LeBron James Effect: What Does the Firing of David Blatt Mean?

Ok, now that we’ve all calmed down and come to an understanding, let’s be clear: LeBron James runs the Cleveland Cavaliers organization. Ok, now that we’re past that what do we make of it? Tyronn Lue has been the most visible assistant on the Cavaliers bench. There’s often moments during games, whether the camera is focused …

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Jan
19
2016

Op Ed: A Letter to the King, LeBron James

Dear Mr. James, It’s been 2 seasons so far and if you ask me, Cleveland isn’t as talented a team as the one you had in Miami. Don’t get me wrong, you’ve got some offense, but Kevin Love was never the answer. Defense is the answer and this Cleveland team plays very little. Mr. James, …

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Oct
02
2015

7 Best Dunks of all Time

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Guest poster Oscar Waterworth sent us this article on the 7 best dunks of all time. Agree or Disagree? It is just in time for basketball season. Talking about media coverage, player salaries as well as occasional off court scandal and beef amongst the players, NBA is head and shoulders above any other basketball league …

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May
18
2015

NBA: Conference Finals Previews

#1 Atlanta Hawks vs. #2 Cleveland Cavaliers The Atlanta Hawks have made their first ever conference finals, while LeBron James has made his 5th consecutive Eastern Conference Finals as a player. The Hawks won the season series against the Cavaliers 3-1 but if there’s anything we know, injuries have plagued both teams (Sefolosha – broken …

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May
03
2015

NBA: Western Conference Playoffs Round 2 Preview

#1 Golden State Warriors vs.  #5 Memphis Grizzlies Season Series: 2-1 Golden State This WILL be a 7 game series. There will be not be a sweep. It will be physical basketball, there may be blood, some technical fouls, but have no fear, it’s just Playoff Basketball. If there were two teams you wanted to …

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May
03
2015

NBA: Eastern Conference Playoffs Round 2 Preview

#1 Atlanta Hawks vs.#5 Washington Wizards Season Series: 3-1 Atlanta Who saw a first round sweep coming from the Wizards? I certainly did not but luckily the Wizards are full of surprises. They face the Atlanta Hawks, who needed 6 games to eliminate the Brooklyn Nets from the playoffs. The Wizards lost three times to …

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Apr
17
2015

NBA: Eastern Conference Playoffs Preview

#1 Atlanta Hawks vs. #8 Brooklyn Nets Season Series: 4-0 Hawks The Atlanta Hawks stayed consistent the whole season, starting and finishing #1 atop the Eastern Conference, no small feat. However, now is not the time to celebrate, as this Brooklyn team isn’t one to take lightly. The Brooklyn Nets could be a difficult obstacle …

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