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How Injuries Opened the Floodgates for the NBA MVP Conversation

How Injuries Opened the Floodgates for the NBA MVP Conversation

For most of the current NBA season, the favorite for the NBA MVP award has been interchangeable between three players: LeBron James, Joel Embiid, and Nikola Jokić. And with how things were shaping up, publications would be arguing their reason why one of these three should be the MVP for the rest of the season….

NBA Super Teams Since 2000: Much Ado About Nothing?

NBA Super Teams Since 2000: Much Ado About Nothing?

The Brooklyn Nets have been a polarizing team this 2020-21 NBA season, and that really began in January when they traded for James Harden from the Houston Rockets to join fellow superstars, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant. To, you know, do something that’s never been done before – form a super team! Okay, I’m lying,…

NBA Trade Deadline Grades: Eastern Conference

NBA Trade Deadline Grades: Eastern Conference

The NBA trade deadline is always a harried and hurried day as teams attempt to get better in anticipation of the upcoming NBA playoffs or to go the longer view route, acquiring young players that may be projects or just need a change of scenery, or draft capital. Rumors have been flying around for weeks…

LeBron James and His Case for More NBA MVP Awards

LeBron James and His Case for More NBA MVP Awards

EDITOR’S NOTE: In the middle of writing this article, the Atlanta Hawks’ Solomon Hill accidentally rolled onto LeBron James’ ankle. James is currently listed as out indefinitely, which means that LeBron’s chase for a fifth NBA MVP is seriously hampered. A few days ago, Los Angeles Lakers forward, Kyle Kuzma said that LeBron James, should have…

The Next NBA Legends: Way Too Early Edition

The Next NBA Legends: Way Too Early Edition

I mulled over what the first post of Hoop Dimes should be for a bit. Okay, for more than a bit. I was clearly overthinking this because I eventually brought on a raging headache that was attacking me like I owed it money. After settling my debt with some acetamenophin, I finally had a “Eureka!” moment. Allow…