The Dwight-mare continues

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Dwight Howard’s name is once again swirling in trade rumors as the NBA’s February 18 trade deadline approaches. In what is expected to be a dull trade deadline, Howard switching teams could immediately change the league’s playoff landscape.

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Game recognizes game

 

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Dirk Nowitzki and Kobe Bryant sat on opposite benches for the last time Tuesday night, as Nowitzki’s Dallas Mavericks beat Bryant’s Los Angeles Lakers, 92-90. Even though Bryant did not play in the pair’s final game against one another, there was still a moment for the ages.  Continue reading

Love lost in Cleveland?

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The East-leading Cleveland Cavaliers just fired their head coach, and now could be looking to trade one of their Big 3. While the latter will be hard to do, changes are definitely coming in Cleveland.  Continue reading

Are NBA’s winning streaks legit, or fool’s gold?

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As the 2015-16 NBA season approaches its halfway point, three teams are on winning streaks of at least eight games. Which of these streaks are a result of an easy schedule, and which say something more about the team’s chances at winning a title? Continue reading

KD should check himself before he…

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Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant had some choice words for the media about the way one of the NBA’s top ten players of all-time had been covered this year. Durant might technically be right in what he said, but he needs to be very careful whose hand he is biting while his is still ringless. Continue reading

Thunder-Magic make it hard not to love this game

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In case you missed this game on a busy sports night in October, with the World Series going on and prime time NBA games being broadcast on ESPN, the Orlando Magic and Oklahoma City Thunder kicked off the new season with a double overtime thriller. Continue reading

Post 2015 NBA Draft Like/Dislike

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Now that the NBA Draft is complete and the few amount of trades that happened are official, I wanted to do something different than the traditional draft grades post. I looked at the grades each team got on ESPN (Insider) and wanted to put together my thoughts on what took place so far this offseason. Continue reading

Joey Zocco 2015 NBA Mock Draft 2.0

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The NBA Draft is about six hours away (June 25, 7 p.m on ESPN) and I just had to give the people what they want! One last mock draft before the action gets underway tonight. I cannot wait for the trades and surprise selections.

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Jordan Katz 2015 NBA Draft Mock 1.0

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The NBA Draft is rapidly approaching (Thursday, June 25 at 7 p.m. on ESPN) and rumors are flying. Not just speculation about who will be selecting who at the draft, but also what teams will be looking to move up and down on draft night. After doing the Zocco’s Modern Life podcast with our very own Joey Zocco (which you can listen to here) Jordan Katz compiled a full two round mock draft with trades.

If you like what you see you can also check out a fan operated mock draft here. Enjoy the draft! Continue reading

2015 Fan Operated NBA Mock Draft

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Welcome to this year’s Fan Operated Mock Draft of the NBA first round. Over the past few days I have been conducting a draft where you, the fan, choose players for your favorite team or any team you were interested in. Thanks to all who participated! By the way, isn’t social media great?  Continue reading