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Portland Trail Blazers Season Preview: Riding the Lillard-McCollum Train in Full Force

Posted on 12 Sep, 2016, by in NBA

The Portland Trail Blazers did a remarkable job of bouncing back after losing all but Damian Lillard from their starting lineup, promoting the more than ready C.J. McCollum, and surrounding them with players who complement their strengths and weaknesses. Can you make a championship team out of this? More

NBA Playoffs – Boston Celtics Might Make it Thanks to Marcus Smart

Posted on 5 Apr, 2015, by in NBA

It’s been an up and down rookie season for Marcus Smart, but his buzzer beating layup might be the highlight for him and the Boston Celtics, as a 117-116 win over the Toronto Raptors puts them in a position to make the NBA playoffs. More

NBA Preseason – Boston Celtics Have Hope, Philadelphia 76ers Still Terrible

Posted on 7 Oct, 2014, by in NBA

The Boston Celtics won’t make the playoffs this season. Neither will the Philadelphia 76ers, but even without Rajon Rondo (who might get traded at some point), there’s some ready talent on this team and not just extremely young players backed with too many draft picks. For Sixers fans, it’s just going to be another season of hovering around or having the worst record in the NBA. More

Indiana Pacers – Who Needs Starters?

Posted on 10 Apr, 2014, by in NBA

The Indiana Pacers looked at their recent struggles and decided that resting their starters will fix everything, deciding that a game against the Milwaukee Bucks is the perfect opportunity to test the theory. Evan Turner and Luis Scola carried the offense throughout, and Chris Copeland scored a game winning shot to come through 104-102. More

Indiana Pacers – Problems That Won’t Go Away

Posted on 5 Apr, 2014, by in NBA

One rough over a bad Eastern conference team made the Indiana Pacers feel like their slump is over. Then came another bad offensive display while the Toronto Raptors got in their way and once again exposed the problems that are holding back the would-be NBA champions, beating them 102-94. More

Indiana Pacers – The Big Win They Needed

Posted on 22 Mar, 2014, by in NBA

The Indiana Pacers are back in winning form, but they needed something extra to show the league that they’re back, which means looking like a team no one wants to mess with in the playoffs. Luis Scola led six players in double figures, getting plenty of help from a red hot Lance Stephenson as they beat the Chicago Bulls 91-79. More

Indiana Pacers – It’s Good to be Lonely at the Top

Posted on 16 Mar, 2014, by in NBA

The slump might be over, and it’s time for the Indiana Pacers to make one final push and seal the top spot in the Eastern Conference. Despite being down by 25 points against the Detroit Pistons, with other goals in mind, big nights from Paul George and Evan Turner completed the second biggest comeback we’ve seen in the NBA this season. More

Indiana Pacers – Winning But Not Impressing Anyone

Posted on 12 Mar, 2014, by in NBA

The Indiana Pacers still lead the Eastern conference and have finally broken their losing streak. But a 94-83 win over the Boston Celtics isn’t going to stop this bad feeling hovering around the team, which mostly has to do with their defense looking a bit too normal all of a sudden, something that won’t be enough for them come the playoffs. More

NBA Rumors – San Antonio Spurs & Charlotte Bobcats Interested in Trade for Evan Turner

Posted on 10 Feb, 2014, by in NBA

Of all the players the Philadelphia 76ers are trying to trade, Evan Turner is picking up the most interest, as the San Antonio Spurs and the Charlotte Bobcats seem to be the two teams more serious than anyone with giving up what the Sixers want for the player: A first round pick, and maybe more. More

NBA Rumors – Philadelphia 76ers Trying to Trade Evan Turner & Spencer Hawes

Posted on 8 Feb, 2014, by in NBA

The trade deadline is approaching, and the Philadelphia 76ers are still trying to acquire more draft picks, trying to use Evan Turner and Spencer Hawes as bait to convince a team to give them a first round pick. More