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The Transition of the Seasons

Sports PhotoAs one basketball season has closed its doors, what’s a hoops fan to do? See more hoops. SC’s Jonathan Lowe does just that, with a brief tie to the Association. Complete Story

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2024 NBA Finals Preview: Burning Questions Answered

Sports PhotoSC’s Ross Lancaster previews the 2024 NBA Finals with by asking four important questions about the series to come. Complete Story

NBA Playoffs: Not Swayed By First Impressions

Sports PhotoCan you tell everything you need to know from Game 1 of the NBA Conference Finals series? SC’s Jonathan Lowe doesn’t think so. He gives us a brief synopsis. Complete Story

The NBA Lottery is Not Doing its Job

Sports PhotoA draft is supposed to promote competitive balance. But the NBA draft is not doing that. SC’s Anthony Brancato proposes a way to make it more effective in meeting that goal. Complete Story

Good Luck Keeping the Wolves at Bay

Sports PhotoAfter Minnesota’s commanding win at Denver in Game 2 of the second round, SC’s Ross Lancaster focuses on why the Wolves should now be the favorite to win. Complete Story

We Are the Youth of Hoop Nation

Sports PhotoThere’s still a ton of star power that won’t fade into that NBA twilight. But this year may be the turning point for some of the game’s young guns. SC’s Jonathan Lowe looks at the four teams with the likeliest candidates to graduate to the stratosphere. Complete Story

NBA Seeding Races Go Down to Wire

Sports PhotoThree teams in the same division battling for the top three seeds in the West. The Celtics having run away with the East, but everything else is up for grabs. The NBA should offer up a great deal of excitement in the final week of its regular season. Complete Story

Rudy Gobert “Shows ‘em the Money”

Sports PhotoTimberwolves center Rudy Gobert was fined $100,000 for making a gesture implying that referee Scott Foster was “on the take” in his team’s loss at Cleveland last Friday. But how severe is this penalty? Not severe at all, says SC’s Anthony Brancato. Complete Story

6 Seed is “Sweet Spot” in NBA Playoffs

Sports PhotoWhy should a 6 seed in the NBA playoffs be such an advantage? SC’s Anthony Brancato enumerates the benefits that come bundled with this seemingly mediocre position. Complete Story

Value Bets For NBA Awards at All-Star Break

Sports PhotoWith the NBA season set for the All-Star Break, SC’s Ross Lancaster focuses on three value bets for season-long awards. Complete Story

More NBA Commentary

12.12.23 Will NBA Follow NHL’s Lead? By Anthony Brancato
11.17.23 What Should We Make of the NBA’s Opening Months? By Ross Lancaster
10.25.23 The NBA’s Greatest Dynasties By Brad Oremland
08.08.23 Culture Wars Now Infest NBA By Anthony Brancato
07.21.23 Let Me See If I Can Fit You in My Schedule By Jonathan Lowe
07.06.23 NBA Free Agency Winners and Losers By Ross Lancaster
06.22.23 NBA Reaching the Heights of Yester-Year By Jonathan Lowe
06.08.23 Jokic, the NBA’s One True Unicorn By Ross Lancaster
06.06.23 Can Nick Nurse Sixers Back to Health? By Anthony Brancato
05.25.23 NBA Coaching Carousel: Only a Head Skosh Away By Jonathan Lowe
05.16.23 No “Final Four” For Sixers, Again By Anthony Brancato
05.11.23 The NBA’s New Era of Playoff Parity By Ross Lancaster
04.27.23 Who’s Next in Line in NBA’s West? By Jonathan Lowe

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