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What happened to the Phoenix Suns in the NBA Finals?

Coming off a 4-2 series victory over the Los Angeles Clippers in the Conference Finals and sweeping the Denver Nuggets with League MVP Nikola Jokic the round before, Devin Booker and the Suns could not overcome Giannis Antetokounmpo, in the 2021 NBA Finals. In his first Finals appearance, Booker averaged...
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Fran Vazquez still worst draft pick in Magic history

The 2021 NBA Draft will take place on Thursday, and this could be arguably the most important draft in the 32-year history of the Orlando Magic. The Magic have two draft picks in the Top 10 at Nos. 5 and 8 as well as the third pick of the second round at No. 33. It could be make-or-break time for the Magic, and the future of the franchise rests in the balance. With that in mind, we look at the ...
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Kyle Anderson joined the NBA Champion Spurs at the start of 2014

Welcome to the Open Thread. During the month of July, we are talking NBA Draft. As we lead up to the 2021 NBA Draft on July 29th, we will be revisiting the Spurs draft choices. Today we remember the 2014 NBA Draft. Talk about being the new guy. Everyone- EVERYONE-...
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Ranking The Best-Value Contracts From The 2020-21 NBA Season

Building a championship-caliber roster in the NBA is all about exploiting market inefficiencies. Just ask the Milwaukee Bucks. Maximum contracts restrict what top-level players can get paid, so they often far outproduce their salary. Finals MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo earned only $27.5 million this past season, but ProFitX estimated his real-time value to be $35.2 million.

2021 NBA Draft Best Bets Analysis for the Player Draft Position Market

The 2021 NBA Draft is scheduled for Thursday, June 29 at 8:00 p.m. (EST). The draft will be televised on ESPN and ABC. The location of the draft is at the Nets’ Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Nonetheless, although ABC is indeed airing the draft this year, they are only televising the first round. This is the first NBA draft to be held in the month of July since the 1947 Basketball Association of America (BAA) Draft.

The pluses and minuses of Danny Green

Danny Green didn’t endear himself to Sixers fans when he said on a podcast with John Clark that the fans basically should cut Ben Simmons some slack. “With a guy like Ben and other guys, I think [fans] need to stick behind them, and stick by them as long as they can, until the horn blows,” Green said,
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Morrisania honors famed unicycle act with street renaming

A Morrisania street corner is being renamed for a trailblazing unicycle act that was first discovered near its location. Rev. Bill Minson first noticed the King Charles Unicycle Troupe in 1965 at a playground near Clinton Avenue and 170th Street. Minson would become the group’s manager and would have them...

2021 NBA Draft Top 3 Picks & Top 10 First-Round Selection Odds

The 2021 NBA Draft is scheduled for Thursday, July 29. The draft will begin at 8:00 p.m. (EST) on ESPN platforms at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, and it is the first time the draft is being televised on both ABC and ESPN. Free agency will also begin on Monday, Aug. 2 at 6:00 p.m. (EST). For NBA Draft betting, there are several available apps for placing bets, like from Bovada, MyBookie, Intertops, BetUS, BetOnline, BetNow, 5Dimes, and Sportsbetting.ag. DraftKings and FanDuel are other feasible options, in addition to the sites listed above.

Olympic Basketball DFS: July 24

To kick off the Olympics, we have a four-game slate on the mens side of things. We’re bringing this to you ALL free, so let’s get going!. It’s been said that Iran is the weakest team in the Olympics this year and this spread and line suggests just that. This *should* be a walk in the park for the Czech squad, but we all know how that goes.

Knicks Get a Look at One of ‘Most Polished Scorers’ in NBA Draft

The New York Knicks’ need for a point guard and upgrade in offense is no secret. Despite the Knicks having its best season since 2013 this year, it was evident that they still needed to improve their roster to truly be considered one of the East’s elite teams — especially during the playoffs.
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Saying goodbye to the NBA Finals and 2020-21 season

Before we drift aimlessly into the bleak and barren landscape of many months without the nightly sustenance of NBA hoops, here are some final thoughts on the Finals on the 2021 NBA Finals:. My recap of Game Six included a list of candidates for “Best Close-out Finals Game”. I should...