DPOY: Ranking the Finalists

Who’s your Defensive Player of the Year?

Last Friday, the NBA released the finalists for the league’s annual awards.

Regarding Defensive Player of the Year, I ranked the finalists below, and made their case for honors:

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6MOY: Ranking the Finalists

Who’s your Sixth Man of the Year?

Friday afternoon, the NBA released the finalists for the league’s annual awards.

Regarding Sixth Man of the Year, I ranked each finalist and made their case for the honors below:

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The Game Plan Podcast – Episode 1

With the NBA season slowly coming to a close, I brought my good buddy Chris Morrison, analyst and host of the Hooper’s Log podcast over on NBALead, to talk about potential landing spots for some of the players that have no contract or options for this summer.

As always, the podcast is available on my YouTube page as a video and in audio format on my SoundCloud and soon, ITunes!

Why to Root for the Warriors

Well, it’s not LeBron.

After winning the 2014 NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors failed to repeat as champions last year, blowing a 3-1 lead. Now, with hopes of reaching they’re third consecutive Finals, they face adversity even from the fans.

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A Road Back to Relevancy

A summary of the 2016-2017 Utah Jazz season.

The Utah Jazz fell to the Golden State Warriors 0-4 in the Conference Semi Finals.

Through adversity, skepticism, and injury, this young team put the Utah Jazz back on the map.

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Round 2: the Warriors’ Options

Who’s the bigger threat for the Warriors?

The Golden State Warriors successfully pulled off a first round sweep over the Portland Trailblazers and are moving on to the second round. Who’s the choice match up for Steph and the Warriors?

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The Most Essential Player

Each remaining playoff teams’ most essential player.

Rather than arguing the eternal MVP battle of Harden vs Westbrook, I decided to hand out my own title, the Most Essential Player.

The Most Essential Player, is the player whose performance can make the biggest impact.

Here are your most essential players, of each team in the post-season:

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Takeaways from Warriors/Blazers Game 1

Key takeaways from this first round series.

The Portland Trailblazers went into their first round series against the Warriors as always, not favored underdogs. Despite putting on a fireworks shooting performance in the first half, they fell to Golden State 121-109. Below, I listed some key takeaways and solutions for the huge problem that call themselves the Golden State Warriors: Continue reading “Takeaways from Warriors/Blazers Game 1”

Houston Rockets, the Real Threat

The MVP race this season is arguably the best we’ve seen in the decade. James Harden and Russell Westbrook are having historical seasons respectively. However, the light being shed on Harden’s MVP case is leaving Houston’s accomplishments in the dark.

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