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The 2014 Portland Trail Blazers blaze a trail to nowhere

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Everything we thought we were learning about the Portland Trail Blazers in the first round against the Houston Rockets was suddenly undone by the San Antonio Spurs (Guest Post by Evans Clinchy). Continue Reading

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Poking Through The Cracks: The D-League Is Rapidly Growing From The Ground Up

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Since the D-League’s inception in 2001, it has been picked on, ridiculed, looked down on and tossed aside like old news. Only eight teams existed back; a sure fire difference from the 17 we see now. Players who competed night in, night out in the National Basketball Association’s minor league weren’t treated with respect; rather, the general consensus was that if you were in the D-League, you’re holding onto a childhood dream. Continue Reading

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NBA Playoffs Stock Report: Round 1

I was late to the party and watched Wolf of Wall Street about a month ago. I didn’t know a thing about Wall Street prior to watching the movie so I was happy to see that being up to date… Continue Reading

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This Weekend in the NBA Playoffs: Dame Lillard, Destroyer of Dreams

May 2, 2014; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) reacts after hitting the game winning shot against the Houston Rockets during the fourth quarter in game six of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the Moda Center. Mandatory Credit: Craig Mitchelldyer-USA TODAY Sports

In the words of the great J.E. Skeets, gooooooood morning, sweeeeeeet world! There was A TON that happened this weekend in the NBA Playoffs, so let’s get into it. (Of course, because there was so much going on, this is not… Continue Reading

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Damian Lillard Beats Buzzer, Rockets to Send Blazers to Second Round (Video)

sk;flakhsdf;oahsdfo;iahsdf;lakshfda;slkdfhaso;difhas;ldfhasl;dfkhasldfkh DAMMMIIIIIIANNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN. GOT EM’ ALL. https://t.co/4F8MCeZcWB — David Vertsberger (@_Verts) May 3, 2014   Dame Splash: pic.twitter.com/GWjAuEc4Bv (via @jose3030) — Michael Lee (@MrMichaelLee) May 3, 2014   THIS IS ABSURD. BASKETBALL IS MY FAVORITE SPORT.