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What are the Miami Heat?

Three teams have been pillars of culture in the modern NBA: The San Antonio Spurs, the Oklahoma City Thunder, and the Miami Heat. No matter the players, these three franchises…

Get rid of position quotas from All-NBA teams already

If there was ever a reason to finally do away with the positional rankings for All-NBA teams, it’s Joel Embiid’s flagrant omission from First-Team All-NBA honors. The powers that be…

The Dallas Mavericks turned into pumpkins

When I wrote the Dallas Mavericks were a mess earlier this season, it was right after they traded one terrible contract in Kristaps Porziņģis for two terrible contracts in Spencer…

True Basketball Crime: Andrew Wiggins delivered the coup de grace to Luka and the Mavericks’ season

Entering this series, Luka Dončić’s heft, weight and skill were expected to overwhelm Andrew Wiggins. Instead, Wiggins’ capstone moment in his jewel of a playoff series came during Golden State’s…

Those Game 7s were a dud, but that doesn’t dilute the outstanding performances from the second round that deserve recognition

That was quite an exhilarating second round of NBA Playoff action… until it wasn’t. Read more…

The sky’s the limit for Ja Morant

There are one or two players who make the leap toward legitimate superstar status every playoffs. This year it was Jason Tatum and Ja Morant. To those who have been…

For Black America, moments of silence are no longer enough

As of March, it has been 25 years since I had my introduction to society. My ninth birthday was in my sights, as was the end of the school year.…

Who do Eastern Conference teams need to worry about in a post-LeBron playoff world?

Last week, the NBA presented and christened its Eastern Conference Finals Trophy after Larry Bird. It was a well-deserved honor for an old Hick from French Lick, who helped pave…

Kendrick Perkins says Draymond Green isn’t scoring enough, Draymond Green says Kendrick Perkins is ugly

Playoff Draymond Green showed up in Game 6 against the Memphis Grizzlies. Then, the Golden State Warriors forward took a break from basking in the glow of his 14 point,…