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A successful black man having to do twice as much: The “Rich Paul Rule”

Starting in 2018, NBA hopeful college basketball players could hire an agent but keep their NCAA eligibility if they desired to stay in school. That rule stated that all family members and NBA Players’ Association-certified agents were allowed to be agents until Aug. 1, 2020. Well, it’s August 7, 2020, and the new regulations have […]

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Come on, Carmelo needs to be playing NBA basketball

“The reason why he’s not in the league—because he’s still worthy—is he hasn’t mentally taken that step back to say, ‘OK, I’ll come in and play against backups. I’ll try to help the team out. I know I might not be able to close, but I just want to help.’ Well, he’s not there yet.” […]

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PG and Kawhi to set a new precedent in the NBA

The Los Angeles Clippers organization and fans have been ecstatic ever since acquiring Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard and MVP candidate Paul George. Today, they officially became members of the franchise after being formally introduced on Wednesday. Both Leonard and George started their speeches by thanking their former teams, Toronto and OKC, for embracing them during […]

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OKC-Houston trade: A crucial juncture for Westbrook and Paul’s legacy

It has been exactly one week since the Oklahoma City Thunder’s cornerstone icon Russell Westbrook was traded off to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul. After three consecutive seasons filled with unlimited promise, but lackluster results equaling three postseason wins since the 2015-2016 season, it was understandably time for Sam Presti to pull the plug […]

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State of Opportunity

OKC…you there? As a lifelong Lakers fan, I get it. In the blink of an eye…LITERALLY EVERYTHING changes. Your star player(s) are gone, the hope of your franchise has disappeared and your once contending team looks like a JV squad. From the outside looking in, it looks like a lost cause. Might be hard to […]

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A Fan’s Rebuild Survival Kit

I want to start off by saying that in no way shape or form am I a Thunder fan. I’m a tried and true diehard Brooklyn Nets fan who after years of being laughed out of every room is finally tasting success. Sucess that the Thunder have achieved for roughly 11 years but as they […]

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So Long, Partner

Russell Westbrook has been traded to the Houston Rockets. Eight words I never thought I would ever write. Five words I wish I would never have to write. Russell Westbrook has been traded. I always believed and hoped Westbrook would be an Oklahoma City Thunder player for twenty plus years and be a one-team player […]

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