Category: Basketball

‘I Don’t Know Where I’m Playing Next Year’ says KD While Covering Up Knicks Apparel

by Alex Poletti

In a press conference Thursday, Warriors forward Kevin Durant repeatedly stated that he had not yet made up his mind about where he will play next year, all while hiding his various Knicks items from the press.

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D’Antoni Wants to Coach At Least Three More Unsuccessful Playoff Runs Before Retiring

by Alex Poletti

As the final year of his contract with the Houston Rockets comes to a close, two-time NBA Coach of the Year Mike D’Antoni made it clear that he intends to helm the team through at least three more unsuccessful playoff runs.

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Trail Blazers Reveal Plan for Seth Curry to Tell Mom if Steph Beats Him Too Badly

by Alex Poletti

In a press conference after Thursday’s loss to the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals, Portland head coach Terry Stotts unveiled his plan to defend against two-time MVP Steph Curry by having his younger brother, Trail Blazers guard Seth Curry, tell their mom Steph is beating him up.

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If New Orleans Plays Cards Right, Zion Could Be Pelicans’ Best Trade Candidate Ever

by Alex Poletti

With all the buzz around the NBA draft, one thing remains certain: the Pelicans have the first overall pick. And with that pick, they will draft a generational talent in Zion Williamson.

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Knicks, Fans Outraged Their Horrendous Tank Wasn’t Rewarded with Top Pick in Draft Lottery

by Alex Poletti

As the third pick was announced via the NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday, bars around the Tri-state Area collectively moaned, knowing they missed out on Zion Williamson despite being the worst team in the NBA by a country mile.

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Scouting Report: Jarrett Culver Has Russell Westbrook-Level Talent, But Only in Playoffs

by Alex Poletti

With the NBA draft just over one month away, The Second String brings a series where our team of analysts dissects every aspect of a prospect’s game to see if they are really worth a top ten lottery pick. Here’s our pick for number five:

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Stoner Disappointed By What ‘Blazers-Nugs’ Series Turned Out to Be

by Alex Poletti

When Denver resident and weed enthusiast Tommy McMahon was asked by a friend if he wanted to see the Blazers and the Nugs play, he had something different in mind. Despite the series featuring one of the best overtime games in recent memory and going to a winner-take-all game seven, McMahon couldn’t help but be disappointed.

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