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

Lion Face Lemon Face

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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Get to the Point (Guard): LeBron James’ Search for a One

Feb 16, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Eastern Conference forward LeBron James (6) of the Miami Heat tries to take the ball away from guard Kyrie Irving (2) of the Cleveland Cavaliers during practice for the 2013 NBA all star game at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

LeBron has pined for a quality point guard, and now (barring injury) he’ll be paired with one for multiple years. Why might Kyrie’s presence, beyond the fact that he’s a star, have played a part in James’ homecoming? What will it mean for LeBron’s game, both in the short-term and long-term? Continue Reading