Category Archives: NBA

Reaction to HEAT vs Magic (Preseason)

Jacari McRae | October 18th, 2019

As Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra stated in pregame, this was a “dress rehearsal” for the team. The Heat starters played more minutes, and the team played with a ten-man rotation for most of the game. And it was largely successful, with the team defeating the Orlando Magic 107-98 on Thursday.

Here are my four takeaways from Thursday’s game vs the Magic. Continue reading

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2019-20 NBA Season Preview: Atlantic Division

Troy Pierce | October 17th, 2019 

It was a tight race for the Atlantic Division championship last season, and the 2019-20 edition is shaping up to be equally as competitive. Well, except for the New York Knicks… My apologies to the Knicks faithful. Continue reading

Cardboard Boxseats Episode 9

Gabe Botero | October 15th, 2019 

Nick and Gabe play Let’s Make a Deal for a certain three-pointer in the league. This episode centers around the preseason headlines so far including the China versus NBA drama, Twitter imploding over Zion’s anticipated performance, and other notable injuries and performances. We also discuss the Knicks, Timberwolves, and Suns. Note: If you are a fan of these teams you may be triggered; consider yourself warned. Continue reading

Southwest Division Preview

Gabe Botero | October 13th, 2019 

Another day, another division preview! The start of the regular season is almost here. T-minus less than two weeks! Are you excited? I’m excited. In fact, I think this could be the most interesting season for both players and for fans. So many teams switched up their rosters in a drastic way and that can only mean one thing: there’s going to be plenty of drama.

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The Six Degrees of ̶K̶e̶v̶i̶n̶ ̶B̶a̶c̶o̶n̶ Vince Carter

There used to be a game people would play called “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon” where people would try to connect Bacon to any given person in Hollywood in six degrees or less. It was a spoof of the concept of six degrees of separation and an interview Bacon once gave in which he talked about having worked with just about everybody in Hollywood, it was popular enough to inspire books and become engrained in pop culture, and anybody who actually played it must have been the biggest film nerd in the world.

There’s even a website that’s been around for 20 years now entitled The Oracle of Bacon. The Oracle of Bacon uses an algorithm that compiles nearly a million IMDb pages to find links to Bacon.

Why in the world am I writing about Kevin Bacon? Continue reading