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Why a Warriors’ Title Might Be Inevitable

Sports PhotoAfter a wild second round of games, the NBA playoffs are down to the Conference Finals. But with the two East teams having issues, and the Warriors matching up ideally with the Rockets, SC’s Ross Lancaster thinks it would be a major shock if the title didn’t go to the Bay Area. Complete Story

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Donovan to OKC: Secondary Needs

Sports PhotoBilly Donovan left the University of Florida Thursday to become the coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder. SC’s Corrie Trouw writes, for all involved parties, the move is a push to get out of second gear. Complete Story

When Success Isn’t Enough

Sports PhotoScott Brooks isn’t the first coach to be fired relieved from a successful tenure. But can Oklahoma City hit the right notes to win an NBA championship in the near future? SC’s Jonathan Lowe finds examples that the Thunder can model their franchise after. Complete Story

Peeking Forward to Round Two

Sports PhotoThe 2015 NBA playoffs thus far have seen as many lopsided series scores as SC’s Ross Lancaster can remember. But the likely early endings of much of the first round might end up producing a nice second round, including three matchups we can already be confident of seeing. Complete Story

NBA Week in Review

Sports PhotoIn this week’s NBA review, the Warriors locked up home-court advantage, Shaun Livingston goes low on Dirk, the Suns’ Morris twins play “jump” ball, and the Lakers lose a franchise-worst 56th game. Complete Story

Play on or Stay Home?

Sports PhotoPlayoff spots are becoming rare for this NBA season. But which teams may actually be in need of the “R&R?” SC’s Jonathan Lowe heads to the Eastern Conference to figure out which postseason hopefuls would be better without the postseason. Complete Story

NBA Week in Review

Sports PhotoSC’s Jeffrey Boswell takes a look back at the week in the NBA, which saw LeBron James drop the balls and get kicked in them, as well. Also, Russell Westbrook puts on a mask and goes off, and retired Hawk great Dominique Wilkins gets busted. Complete Story

76ers: Paralysis By Analysis

Sports PhotoIt’s a new day where sports statistics are turned from raw data into advanced comprehension. But have the Philadelphia 76ers taken it a step too far? SC’s Jonathan Lowe looks through their process. Complete Story

NBA Week In Review

Sports PhotoSC’s Jeffrey Boswell takes a look back at the week in the NBA, which featured the All-Star Game festivities, lots of Charles Barkley, and Kevin Durant’s media storm. Also, an early Finals prediction. Complete Story

Are the Hawks the Last of Their Kind?

Sports PhotoThis year’s Atlanta Hawks have been something amazing to watch. Despite not having a household name or big-contract player, they’re playing inspired team basketball. SC’s Ross Lancaster explains why they might be the last of their breed. Complete Story

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