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NBA Coaching Carousel: Only a Head Skosh Away

Sports PhotoAs we head towards the offseason, the whirling dervish known as the coaching carousel appears to be more top-heavy than usual. SC’s Jonathan Lowe looks into the challenges that await the new hires. Complete Story

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No “Final Four” For Sixers, Again

Sports PhotoThe NBA’s counterpart to Seinfeld’s iconic “Soup Nazi” has struck again: the Sixers will not be going to the Eastern Conference finals for the 22nd year in a row. SC’s Anthony Brancato says that it is time for them to move on from Doc Rivers. Complete Story

The NBA’s New Era of Playoff Parity

Sports PhotoSC’s Ross Lancaster looks at how this year’s NBA playoffs might be a sign of things to come in the future as regular-season basketball declines in importance. Complete Story

Who’s Next in Line in NBA’s West?

Sports PhotoTwo years ago, NBA fans wondered if the league’s best player (Giannis) could ever win a title in Milwaukee. Now, SC’s Jonathan Lowe wonders if those same thoughts have moved west to the Rockies. Complete Story

Now Comes Hard Part For Sixers

Sports PhotoOnce again the Sixers find themselves in a familiar spot: the Eastern Conference semifinals, for the fifth time in the last six years. That’s where it all ended for them the other four times. But what about this time around? SC’s Anthony Brancato reports. Complete Story

How Far Can Last-Place Lakers Go?

Sports PhotoIn a season in which the top seed in the Western Conference finished just 53-29, the Lakers, despite finishing last in the Pacific Division at 43-39, have very real chances of making it all the way to the Finals. But should they even get that chance at all? SC’s Anthony Brancato says they shouldn’t. Complete Story

Lakers Are Legit and It’s Time We Give Them Credit

Sports PhotoThe Los Angeles Lakers have been making some noise since the trade deadline. SC’s Dean Anagnostopoulos explains why you shouldn’t sleep on them and their chances to make a playoff run when LeBron returns. Complete Story

Questions to Answer in the Wacky West

Sports PhotoIt’s been a long time since the NBA’s Western Conference looked so jumbled with six weeks to go in a regular season. SC’s Ross Lancaster focuses on three big questions to answer for the rest of the regular season and into the playoffs. Complete Story

Can the Eastern Conference Do it Again?

Sports PhotoIn 1984, there was “Revenge of the Nerds.” Last year, there was “Revenge of the East” in the NBA. And while the movie had three sequels, the NBA version is working on its first. SC’s Anthony Brancato marvels at a sports world turned upside down. Complete Story

Mitchell is Most Underrated Player in the NBA

Sports PhotoDid it really take a 71-point game to realize how good Cavaliers guard Donovan Mitchell is? For many, it did, but SC’s Dean Anagnostopoulos tells you why he’s one of the game’s least talked about players. Complete Story

More NBA Commentary

12.06.22 LeBron Needs to Stay in His Lane By Anthony Brancato
11.21.22 Kyrie’s Return Looms, But What About Retirement? By Dean Anagnostopoulos
10.24.22 Lakers Are Bad and LeBron Knows it By Dean Anagnostopoulos
10.10.22 LeBron James Talks Expansion By Anthony Brancato
07.22.22 Looking at 2023 NBA Title Odds By Ross Lancaster
06.13.22 NBA Finals: Searching the Latest Trends By Jonathan Lowe
05.23.22 In Appreciation of Erik Spoelstra By Ross Lancaster
05.17.22 Sixers’ “Quick Fix” Fails By Anthony Brancato
05.16.22 Trying to Find That Title Mojo By Jonathan Lowe
04.25.22 NBA Playoffs: Gleaning the Meaning By Jonathan Lowe
04.18.22 Boston Celtics: Beasts of the East? By Ross Lancaster
02.21.22 Why Aren’t the Suns Bigger Favorites? By Ross Lancaster
02.16.22 Harden-Simmons Deal Sends Wrong Message By Anthony Brancato

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