Category: Basketball

LeBron James Pens Scouting Report of Son, Still Can’t Look Past Considerable Defensive Liability and Low Basketball IQ

by Alex Poletti

As 14-year-old LeBron James Jr. enters his first year at basketball powerhouse Sierra Canyon, his superstar dad offered a heartfelt scouting report of his son on Twitter in response to a Max Preps article. While he was proud, as all fathers are, he was quick to note that Bronny’s defensive play is a serious concern, and several parts of his game will leave D1 schools wanting more.

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Opinion: J.K. Simmons Should Be Considered as Next Utah Jazz Head Coach

by Alex Poletti

Last year, the Utah Jazz proved that they were still contenders in a competitive Western Conference, finishing with the fifth seed; however, they were no match for the Houston Rockets, getting eliminated in five games. Despite new additions like Mike Conley to compliment budding stars Donvoan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert, it seems they will stay in playoff limbo after the conference as a whole got a facelift. To compete, they’ll have to do something drastic. The Second String knows just what to do.

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After Strong Summer League, Tacko Fall May Wither into Tacko Winter

by Alex Poletti

One of the biggest sensations of 2019’s NBA Summer League so far has been the 7’6 undrafted Tacko Fall, who has been lighting the world on fire with the Boston Celtics. Despite gaining popularity and performing admirably in Las Vegas, analysts for The Second String feel that Tacko Fall may burn out if he makes the regular season roster, citing his potential to become Tacko Winter.

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LaVar Ball Says He Could Beat a Pelican One-On-One

by Alex Poletti

We knew the internet’s most famous sports parent wouldn’t stay silent forever. Weeks after his son Lonzo was sent to New Orleans as part of the Anthony Davis trade, LaVar Ball has stated that he could easily take a pelican in a one-one-one basketball game.

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State Farm Roster Gets Significant Boost After Trading Cliff Paul for Roman Westbrook

by Luke DePalatis

NBA player Russell Westbrook’s brother, Roman Westbrook, has announced his excitement to join an all new team: State Farm.

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Thunder Name General Manager MVP Just So They Can Trade Him

by Alex Poletti

Chairman of the Professional Basketball Club, owners of the Oklahoma City Thunder, Clay Bennett announced that the team will name general manager Sam Presti MVP just so they can get rid of him, in keeping with the Thunder’s storied trade and free agent history.

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With Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, Clippers Can Be Second Major LA Basketball Disappointment

by Alex Poletti

Tired of playing second fiddle to LeBron James and the Lakers, the Clippers have announced some major moves in hopes of beating out their crosstown rivals as the major disappointment in Los Angeles basketball.

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