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Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Opinion/Editorial

Cleveland Cavaliers: Could Reshuffled Lineup Spark The Team?

Following a slow start in a 119-112 win over the Chicago Bulls, could the Cleveland Cavaliers reshuffled lineup spark the otherwise lethargic Cavs? With starting point guard Derrick Rose nursing a sprained ankle and shooting guard Dwyane Wade volunteering to come off of the bench, head coach Tyrone Lue rolled out a new lineup with […]

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NBA Opinion/Editorial Phoenix Suns

Phoenix Suns’ Eric Bledsoe Requests Trade: Two Potential Trade Partners

The NBA Twitter-sphere has been ablaze over the weekend due to the recent tweets and reports regarding the status of Eric Bledsoe’s relationship with the Phoenix Suns organization. The Suns, who have had a rocky 0-3 start behind the worst point-differential in the last 10 seasons over the first 3 games of a season, have […]

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Culture NBA Opinion/Editorial

Ball U Academy: Passion or Paper? What Motivates NBA Players

Legend has it that a talented 6’10” forward that was a former NBA player told his son words that he will take with him for the rest of his career. “Don’t let them hold your game back” His son took those words to heart and eventually became one of the greatest to ever play the […]

NBA Opinion/Editorial Sports

Ball U Academy: Habits…And Why You Need Break Away From Them

“Failing your way is so much more comfortable than succeeding someone else’s way.” It’s about 1:05 pm at Northwest Athletic Center in Michigan City where you see a total of 14 kids lined up on both wings of the court.  The drill is predicated on getting your balance right by taking a quick hop during […]

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NBA Opinion/Editorial

NBA Basketball: The Impoverished American Ponzi Scheme

By Myron Jenkins Listen, I’m not the dude that is going to tell a parent or a kid that they need to give up on their hoop dreams and focus on school.  However, I would not be doing anyone any justice if I didn’t at least state the facts. I actually got some help from […]

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Milwaukee Bucks NBA Opinion/Editorial

Milwaukee Bucks: Are They The Cleveland Cavaliers Newest Top Challenger In The East?

Thanks to the season-ending injury to Boston Celtics swingman Gordon Hayward, perhaps no team benefited more than the up-and-coming Milwaukee Bucks. Milwaukee, led by the do-it all Greek small forward, Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Bucks went into Boston and defeated the Celtics, 108-100 behind Antetokounmpo’s 37–13 double-double. While some may consider this statement overractionary and a […]

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Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Opinion/Editorial

Cleveland Cavaliers: Despite Win Over Rival Celtics, Concerns Linger

Like everyone else who saw the horrific season-ending ankle injury to Boston Celtics swingman Gordon Hayward, during their 102-99 win over Kyrie Irving, the Cleveland Cavaliers past issues surfaced once more. In what was a emotionally-draining game that went back and forth in the second half, Cleveland blew an 16-point halftime lead, and allowed Boston […]