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Lion Face Lemon Face 1/19: Gettin’ Wiggy Wit’ It

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While most of the country spent the past 72 hours gearing up for, watching, and then digesting the outcomes of NFL Championship weekend, there actually was some great and, in the case of Indiana-Charlotte, not so great basketball played this… Continue Reading

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Lion Face Lemon Face 1/5: National TV Rondo Back!

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Lion Face: Rajon Rondo

National TV Rondo is the best Rondo, especially when we get the rare treat of National TV Rondo when the game isn’t nationally televised. Obviously the mid-season trade made it impossible to put Rondo’s return to Boston on more television screens across the country, but he was sensational on Friday night showing off a shooting touch that had Celtics fans asking where it’s been for the 8.5 seasons. Continue Reading

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Lion Face Lemon Face 12/29: Jarrett Jack and Jared Dudley are Still Things!

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They say the NBA season doesn’t really begin until Christmas so I’m not entirely sure what we’ve been doing with our lives over the last two months, but it’s been fun for about 90% of the NBA’s fan bases so far. Sure, the much heralded 2014 rookie class has been a disappointment early on and injuries continue to take great players away from us, but on the other hand we have an extremely entertaining Western Conference playoff race shaping up and the Easte…well we have an extremely entertaining Western Conference playoff race shaping up. Continue Reading

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Lion Face Lemon Face 12/22: The West is So Good, You Guys

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Has there ever been a larger discrepancy between two conferences or leagues in any sport than the gap between the Western and Eastern Conferences in the NBA currently? While the West has been dominant for the overwhelming majority of the post-Jordan era, this year has widened the canyon between the two leagues as well. After this weekend’s action, the West is an incredible 101-55 against the Eastern Conference, good enough for a .647 winning percentage. Continue Reading

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Lion Face Lemon Face 12/1: NBA Weekend in Review

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We’re just over one month into the season, and those around the league are constantly vying not just for positioning within their respective conferences, but they are competing on a nightly basis to be featured in our Lion Face Lemon Face column. To earn your way into this coveted space on a Monday morning, you have to be decidedly impressive or hilariously unimpressive over the weekend. Luckily teams like the Philadelphia 76ers exist which makes my job easy! Let’s get to it. Continue Reading

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Lion Face Lemon Face 11/24: NBA Weekend in Review

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Not a bad weekend for former top picks in the draft, eh? Anthony Davis is transcendent, Andrew Wiggins is a beast, Anthony Bennett looks like a completely different player than what we saw last year, but unfortunately so does LeBron James. Let’s dive into the Lion Faces and Lemon Faces from this past weekend. Continue Reading

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Lion Face Lemon Face 11/17: NBA Weekend Recap

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Three weeks into the NBA season and just as we all suspected, San Antonio and Oklahoma City would be out of the playoffs if they started today, the Kings and Bucks would be in the playoffs, and the 76ers have yet to win a game. OK so maybe everything wasn’t a surprise, but the season has been entertaining nonetheless, and this past weekend was no exception. Let’s recap the Lion Faces and Lemon Faces from the past couple days. Continue Reading