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HoopDimes Podcast – Episode 1: NBA MVP Contenders

HoopDimes Podcast – Episode 1: NBA MVP Contenders

DV and Frankie Buckets team up for their first podcast together, ever, as well as the premiere HoopDimes podcast episode. They pick their NBA MVP, as well as mention the contenders and pretenders so far. Can anyone catch Nikola Jokic at this point? Should we still consider Joel Embiid even though he’s missed a significant…

The Portland Trail Blazers Defense Needs To Change

The Portland Trail Blazers Defense Needs To Change

The Portland Trail Blazers defense has been atrocious this season and will hold back any chance they have to win a title. In order to show just how bad it’s been, here is a couple of lists that can illustrate such a fact. Defensive Rating 30. Sacramento Kings 29. Portland Trail Blazers 28. Minnesota Timberwolves…

LaMarcus Aldridge: A Career of What-Ifs

LaMarcus Aldridge: A Career of What-Ifs

On April 15th, LaMarcus Aldridge released shocking news that due to issues with his heart, he would need to immediately retire from the game of basketball. He was a great player that was underrated throughout his whole career because he could never reach the final stage of success and attention he always craved.  I grew…

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….