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Why NBA Owners and Adam Silver Secretly Love Super Teams

Sports PhotoNBA Commissioner Adam Silver says he needs to “fix” the NBA in light of all the super teams that have been built over the last 10 years. In reality, though, super teams are good for business. Learn why. Complete Story

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Why the Warriors Might Not Win in 2017

Sports PhotoWith the signing of Kevin Durant, the Warriors are now the prohibitive favorite to win the NBA title this coming season. While the Warriors have a mind-blowing collection of top-level talent among their best four players, SC’s Ross Lancaster writes that a championship may not come as easy as many think it will for Golden State. Complete Story

No More Scheme Teams

Sports PhotoAnother NBA superstar (Kevin Durant) has joined another team that was already excellent. SC’s Brad Oremland explains why such signings are timid, unsportsmanlike, and bad for the NBA. Complete Story

Why Durant Signed With the Warriors

Sports PhotoSC’s Louie Centanni analyzes why the Golden State Warriors lost to the Cleveland Cavs, why this led them to Kevin Durant, and why it all might not matter anyway. Complete Story

A Glass Case of Emotion

Sports PhotoThe lasting impression of Game 7 of the NBA Finals could be seen on the faces of all whom participated. SC’s Jonathan Lowe explains what he feels after Cleveland’s epic run and Golden State’s epic fall. Complete Story

When Love is the Problem

Sports PhotoDown 3-1 in the NBA Finals with two games left to play in Oakland, the “All In” Cavaliers will likely come up empty. Big changes may very well be in store in Cleveland should they fall to Golden State, and as SC’s Ross Lancaster writes, one of those should be the departure of big man Kevin Love. Complete Story

Whether You Like It or Not, Steph Gets Preferential Treatment

Sports PhotoSC’s Louie Centanni explores theories and statistics that suggest Steph Curry receives preferential treatment from fans — and perhaps even officials — compared to the game’s other superstar, LeBron James. Complete Story

Can the Thunder Halt the Warriors’ Coronation?

Sports PhotoSC’s Ross Lancaster previews the Western Conference Finals between the Thunder and Warriors, and looks back at Oklahoma City’s upset of the Spurs. While the Warriors are definitely favorites, he says there’s one big reason why the Thunder might make a serious run at the defending champions. Complete Story

The Trey’s the Thing

Sports PhotoWe’ve seen some historic shooting in these NBA playoffs, but how historic? SC’s Jonathan Lowe peeks at the numbers and discovers a stunning trend involving three-pointers that isn’t really that stunning. Complete Story

SC’s NBA Awards and All-NBA Teams

Sports PhotoIt’s been nothing if not an absolutely historic season thus far in the NBA. After the end of the 2015-16 regular season, SC’s Ross Lancaster selects his picks for individual awards and All-NBA Team honors. Complete Story

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04.12.16 Home Court in the Western Conference By Brad Oremland
04.11.16 Able or Unstable? By Jonathan Lowe
03.02.16 Why is the Big O Criticizing Curry? By Marc James
02.29.16 Canadian Rapt-ure By Jonathan Lowe
01.26.16 Getting With It By Jonathan Lowe
12.09.15 Has the Tide Turned to the NBA’s East? By Ross Lancaster
12.02.15 Why the Warriors Will Break the Record By Louie Centanni
07.28.15 Same Fight, Different Round By Corrie Trouw
07.20.15 The Forgotten Winners of the Offseason By Ross Lancaster
07.06.15 The Freedom of Speculation By Jonathan Lowe
06.29.15 Free Agency’s Elephant in the Room By Ross Lancaster
06.22.15 Tanks for Nothing By Corrie Trouw
06.15.15 A Boost of Greatness By Jonathan Lowe

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