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A 75-year streak is in danger of being broken tonight

2021 saw the end of one of the most famous Finals streaks of all-time. Thirty-seven consecutive NBA Finals between 1984 and 2020 saw at least one teammate of Shaquille O’Neal’s…

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…

NBA expansion talk heating up

While the NBA’s Conference finals are making surface-level headlines, tectonic plates are shifting underneath the NBA’s crust. On Tuesday, the NBA’s scuttlebutt radar detected signals that could alter the composition…

Whatever sport the Heat and Celtics are playing, it’s trash

A lot of sports fandom and analysis is about feel vs. facts, which can go pretty haywire at times. It definitely “feels” like these NBA playoffs have been uniquely blowout-heavy,…

We have parity in the NBA playoffs, and be honest, it’s making you miss the 2017 Warriors

For those who were sick of the Golden State Warriors and LeBron James winning all the time, you finally have what you wanted in the NBA: parity. Going into the…

It won’t matter whom the Lakers hire as head coach, they’ll find a way to screw it up

The Los Angeles Lakers are currently searching for a new head coach. Once they settle on a candidate, this will be the Lakers’ sixth full-time head coach since 2012. That’s…

The Nuggets are Kroenke’s side piece, but still, a little more effort could go a long way

The Denver Nuggets are an NBA executive factory. Some of the best front-office talent in sports has come through that organization, and hopefully that’s because they have a development system…

The Grizzlies and Heat reacted completely differently to plays where their stars were seemingly injured

Acting like you’ve been there before might be cliché in the world of sports, but it really is the only way to operate for some franchises. For other organizations, it’s…