Tag Archives: NBA History

Superteam Or Nah?: 1947-1954 Minneapolis Lakers

Josh Elias | June 29th, 2019

A large topic of debate among NBA fans everywhere in recent years has been the presence of superteams. Do they prevent parity? Are they bad for the league? Are they a new concept? Are they unnatural? Are they even a real thing? Continue reading

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The 5 Most Underrated Championship Teams in NBA History

Nickolas Loza| June 25th, 2019

There’s been a lot of forgotten or looked over champions in NBA History, so today I’ll jog your memories on some of the most impressive but looked over Championship teams and why they’re so looked over. These teams were both underrated on their way to the championship and are still underrated to this day or just flat out forgotten. Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: Corey “Bad Porn” Maggette

Troy Pierce | May 23rd, 2019

Corey Maggette was a hyper-athletic wing player that feasted on his ability to get the basket, draw contact, and ultimately the free throw line. This would not only help become a perennial scorer during his time in the NBA but also lead to him earning one of the more interesting nicknames in sports history. Continue reading

A Look Back At The Career Of Larry Johnson

Lamarr Fields | May 22nd, 2019

Larry Johnson is a player a lot of NBA fans have forgotten about or were too young to see him play. Johnson was an outstanding player before back injuries slowed him down. Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: Paul Arizin

Troy Pierce | May 16th, 2019

It’s Thursday and you know what that means – time for a throwback article! This week we will be taking a look at the career and legacy of Paul Arizin. Continue reading

Eye of the Storm: A Decade of Thunder

Chad Davis | April 30th, 2019

For a third consecutive season, OKC failed to win a best of 7 series in the playoffs. Despite an expensive tax luxury payment, Sam Presti, General Manager of the Oklahoma City Thunder, has failed to derive the championship formula – or even a series winning formula for that matter.

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Russell Westbrook Has a Historic Game

Nickolas Loza | April 3rd, 2019

Russell Westbrook and the Thunder went into a game against the Lakers looking for their 45th win, and they helped their All-World Point Guard do something truly special. The Lakers in this game were without LeBron James, so the Thunder were heavily favored, and with the Thunder at home, they were favored to win by most people.

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Luka Doncic May Not Be an All-Star Yet, But Is He Already a Hall-of-Famer?

Josh Elias | February 18th, 2019

CLICKBAIT CLICKBAIT CLICKBAIT! Yeah, I know that’s probably the reaction most of you have when you read this title. And I understand. It’s a ludicrous question to pose about a rookie.

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Basketball – A Global Game – Part Two

Josh Elias | January 18th, 2019

In my three-part series on Basketball throughout the world, I will take a look at all FIBA-recognized countries and the best players from those countries. In part one we looked at 101-213. Here are numbers 51-100 as we continue our countdown. Most of these players you still don’t know, although this time there are a few that may be recognizable, and many of them will never see the inside of an NBA gym but the game is spreading and has truly become global and…well…ya never know. Stay tuned for the top 50 coming next week.

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Rodney Rogers: The Man who One-Upped Reggie Miller’s “8 Points in 9 Seconds” As a Rookie

Josh Elias | November 21st, 2018

You know those moments that have happened throughout NBA history?

Havlicek stole the ball!” Or the time when Magic Johnson, as a rookie, started at center in place of an injured Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – at that point, arguably the GOAT – in the NBA Finals and absolutely dominated, capped off by using Kareem’s signature skyhook. Michael Jordan on Fathers’ Day. MJ again, in 1998, hitting that shot, the shot that was supposed to be the last one of his career. LeBron James leading his hometown team back from down 3-1. Reggie Miller: eight points in nine seconds. There’s a level of perfection to all of those moments that makes them as memorable and legendary as they are.

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