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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

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

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.

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Joey Zocco 2015 NBA Mock Draft 1.0

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As everyone focuses their basketball attention towards the great NBA Finals series going on right now, the 2015 Draft is less than two weeks away. Here is my first Mock Draft. Continue reading

NBA Draft: Reaction to Top 5 Picks

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So the 2015 NBA Draft Lottery is over just like that, and no drastic changes to the draft order took place this year. There was no Cleveland or Chicago jumping nearly ten spots up to the No. 1 pick. Continue reading

The NBA Draft Lottery: Where Tanking Pays Off

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As four teams prepare to play in the conference finals the rest of the teams get their first look at what is in store for the upcoming offseason. The NBA Draft Lottery is being held tonight (8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN) and the 14 teams who did not make the playoffs get their moment in the spotlight. Continue reading

NBA Free Agency Changing Once Again

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Taken From 2014 NBA Free Agency on cbssports.com

LeBron James dominated (and continues to dominate) the headlines of the 2014 NBA Offseason just as he did four short years ago, but this time around his dominance is being perceived in a very different way. The one-hour televised special is a thing of the past; this year a letter announced where James would play along with Instagram posts asking and deciding what number The King should wear in his second stint with the Cavaliers.

James, along with the other big names who were free agents this offseason, made decisions on where to play in 2014-15 that would not be considered the norm in 2010. The “Big 3” craze started in the summer of 2010 when James decided to join Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in South Beach, and has tried to be duplicated on other teams ever since.

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