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You Be the Coach

Sports PhotoIn an attempt to reach his team, Warriors coach Steve Kerr made a commonplace coaching decision and everyone flipped out. Join SC’s Bob Campbell as he gives his two-cents on the media-generated issue. Complete Story

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What We Learned From the NBA All-Star Game

Sports PhotoLeBron James was named All-Star MVP after dropping 29 points in his team’s narrow 148-145 victory over Team Stephen on Sunday. The new All-Star Game format, which saw James and Stephen Curry choose teams in a draft-style selection, proved to be a roaring success. Complete Story

Cavs Go For Broke, But Will it Work?

Sports PhotoIn an otherwise uneventful NBA trade deadline, the Cavs elected to remake their roster with just 28 games remaining. SC’s Ross Lancaster believes the moves absolutely had to be made, but isn’t totally sold that Cleveland will return to the Finals. Complete Story

Handicapping an Intriguing NBA MVP Race

Sports PhotoWith the NBA regular season just past its midpoint, SC’s Ross Lancaster looks at the contenders for what could turn out to be an unusually wide-open MVP race. Complete Story

Don’t Overlook the Spurs and Raptors

Sports PhotoAs the NBA season hits Christmas Day, it’s clear that the Warriors, Rockets, Celtics, and Cavs are the class of the league and the four likeliest teams to appear in the conference finals. However, SC’s Ross Lancaster looks at why the Spurs and Raptors shouldn’t be written off. Complete Story

An NBA Article About Nothing

Sports PhotoWith the bevy of talent across the league, the NBA is becoming must-watch TV. However, even though SC’s Robert Campbell loves the NBA, he cautions the public to enjoy the show without becoming too entangled with the daily wave of media-created stories and premature conclusions. Complete Story

Once-Promising Suns Become NBA Doormat

Sports PhotoLess than a handful of years ago, the Phoenix Suns were one of the best stories in the NBA. Now, with the last holdover from that team set to depart, SC’s Ross Lancaster looks at how the Suns have gone from surprise to league laughingstock. Complete Story

Why Doesn’t NBA Emphasize Division Rivalries?

Sports PhotoThe NFL takes full advantage of the interest and emotion that division rivalries bring. Baseball does a pretty good job, too. But the NBA seems to be adamant in its refusal do so. It’s now time for a change. Complete Story

Enough Beef For All

Sports PhotoYes. All of the new team compositions will make for an interesting watch during the NBA season. But SC’s Jonathan Lowe is looking forward to some hoops for reasons that go beyond the court, and the physical. Complete Story

Where Does Cleveland Go From Here?

Sports PhotoAn already awful offseason for the Cleveland Cavaliers was somehow made much worse in late July when news of Kyrie Irving’s trade request became public. SC’s Ross Lancaster looks at Cleveland’s potential trade partners, and why the Cavs’ best plan of action is to patch everything over for one final shot at the Warriors. Complete Story

More NBA Commentary

07.14.17 The Best Moments of 2016-17 NBA Season By Marc James
07.10.17 Buzzed on Expectation By Jonathan Lowe
07.06.17 NBA East Officially Becomes the JV By Ross Lancaster
06.28.17 NBA Free Agency Heats Up By Marc James
06.15.17 Never Say Never Again By Jonathan Lowe
06.08.17 Could LeBron Pass M.J. as Greatest Ever? By Ross Lancaster
06.06.17 Best NBA Players of 2016-17 By Brad Oremland
05.29.17 The Main Attraction: A Triple Feature By Jonathan Lowe
05.08.17 Kevin Durant’s Second Big Decision By Ross Lancaster
04.24.17 Cleveland, There’s No Defending This By Jonathan Lowe
04.17.17 Awards and All-NBA Teams For 2016-17 By Ross Lancaster
03.06.17 The Rhythm With the Boogie By Jonathan Lowe
03.03.17 What’s Up in Washington? By Marc James

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