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2018-19 NBA Award Predictions

Most Valuable Player LeBron James Giannis Antetokuonmpo James Harden Kyrie Irving Anthony Davis Defensive Player of the Year Joel Embiid Rudy Gobert Kawhi Leonard Rookie of the Year Luca Doncic Miles Bridges Kevin Knox Coach of the Year Brad Stevens Mike Budenholzer Gregg Popovich All-First Team G Kyrie Irving G James Harden F LeBron James F Giannis Antetokuonmpo C Anthony Davis All-Second Team G Damian … Continue reading 2018-19 NBA Award Predictions

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2018-19 Boston Celtics preview

This Tuesday’s matchup against the Philadelphia 76ers marks the beginning of the most anticipated Boston Celtics season since the big-three assembled in 2007.   Last season, their young roster made an unexpected run to the Eastern Conference finals after losing both Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward to season-ending injuries.  Boston wants to continue that momentum into 2018-19, considering they’re the odds-on favorite to win the … Continue reading 2018-19 Boston Celtics preview

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Bill Russell: A Champion Both On and Off the Court

At every point in his athletic career, starting with a state title at the age of 17, all the way through his eleventh and final NBA championship, Russell was a basketball champion.  But more importantly, he was also a champion of civil rights, paving the way for African-American athletes who followed him. Continue reading Bill Russell: A Champion Both On and Off the Court