Tag Archives: Kyrie Irving

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

D’Angelo Russell Traded to Golden State

Troy Pierce | July 10th, 2019

In the most surprising move of the NBA offseason, restricted free agent D’Angelo Russell is now a Golden State Warrior. In addition to the Warriors and Brooklyn Nets, the sign-and-trade deal also includes the Minnesota Timberwolves. Continue reading

The Brooklyn Nets grab Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, and DeAndre Jordan

Nickolas Loza| July 2nd, 2019

The Brooklyn Nets have undoubtedly won Free Agency, they got Free Agency’s top prize in Small Forward Kevin Durant. They then went out and got the prized point guard of this free agency in Kyrie Irving. They then decided to bolster their big men by getting Center DeAndre Jordan from the Knicks. In this article, I will briefly go over what these moves mean for the future of the Brooklyn Nets.

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Stability over Status: The Nets have Taken Control of New York

Kit Shepard | June 30th, 2019

Wow. It happened. For the vast majority of the past year, it seemed a certainty that Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving would be joining the New York Knicks, but the Brooklyn Nets have swooped in from nowhere in what could become the most significant moment for the franchise since the NBA-ABA merger of 1976.

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Lakers Free Agency Targets

Levon Satamian | June 26th, 2019

Free agency is less than a week away, and the Lakers will look to make a splash, after acquiring Anthony Davis.

The Lakers can possibly sign a player such as Kawhi Leonard, Jimmy Butler, or Kyrie Irving. Kawhi Leonard should be the only player that the Lakers give a max contract to if they have enough money to offer a max contract. But, the Lakers have another option as well. They can aim to sign D’Angelo Russell, and significant role players such as Patrick Beverley, and Brook Lopez. Continue reading

Is Kyrie Irving Worth the Gamble for Brooklyn?

Kit Shepard | June 25th, 2019

The Brooklyn Nets‘ 2018-19 season was a demonstration of what can be achieved when team-mates simply like one another. Considered a long shot to make the playoffs last October, New York’s unfashionable franchise defied all expectations to make the playoffs, courtesy of strong chemistry, a never-say-die attitude and an egoless group of much-maligned misfits. Although they bowed out in the first round, they gave the heavily-favored Philadelphia 76ers a fright and with a band of young, united players, the Nets appear perfectly placed to develop further in the near future.

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Three Years Ago Today: The Cleveland Curse is Broken.

Daniel Corrigan | June 19th, 2019

 

It’s hard to believe that it has already been three years. This day three years ago, the Cleveland Cavaliers finished the 3-1 comeback against the 73-win Golden State Warriors to win not only the first Championship in franchise history but Cleveland’s first championship in 52 years.

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