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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

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Anthony Bennett and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Rookie of the Year Campaign

Feb 18, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward Anthony Bennett (15) during the first quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center. The Cavaliers defeated the Sixers 114-85. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

It was a conspiracy theorist’s dream. In an effort to prevent Cleveland fans from abandoning the NBA entirely and in a move to apologize to the Cavaliers for the way LeBron James left for greener pastures and bluer waters in Miami, the Cavs managed to land the number one overall pick for the second time in three years. The situation could not have broken more perfectly. Continue Reading