NBA Season 73: Denver Nuggers (106) at Toronto Raptors (103)

My third Raptors game this season…freshtastic opportunity to check out the Denver Nuggets who are one of the top teams in the West. (Yes it’s weird to say that out loud during the Steph Curry Warriors era! Even more strange is the LA Clippers are also up there with Denver. What…yo?!)

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Garbage Time: 2016-2017 NBA Season Preview

Sammy Younan

Girth Radio Presents…

The 71st season of the National Basketball Association begins on Tuesday October 25, 2016. KG, Kobe and Duncan are retired (you can toss Stoudemire into that mix and mercifully Mo Williams and Landry Fields are gone which…if you’ve seen em play is not a tragedy) so for the first time this’ll be a new look NBA.

I am ready! Are you?

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Illuminated Chronicles: Gregg Popovich Video

The Spurs-under Gregg Popovich-are the NBA’s greatest magic trick: fans wanna know how they do it. How do they pull it off? There’s nothing I can say about Gregg Popovich that hasn’t been said: every superlative is accurate and more importantly he’s going to walk away with at least 5 rings. Well done, good sir.

To understand how the magic is performed FIBA released a video of Pop speaking at a coaching seminar and boy does he drop knowledge. In the first minute he refutes the notion of magic: “it’s about organization, it’s about discipline, it’s about building the blocks; about relationships with your players.” That’s…it?

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Illuminated Chronicles: Kobe….Don’t Love me. Hate me.

This Wednesday Kobe will play his final NBA game. No other player since Jordan has defined Sinatra’s My Way:
And now, the end is near
And so I face the final curtain
My friend, I’ll say it clear
I’ll state my case, of which I’m certain
I’ve lived a life that’s full
I traveled each and every highway
And more, much more than this, I did it my way

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The End of the LeBron James era

If (when???) the Warriors win a championship this year it’ll officially mark the end of the LeBron James era.

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Garbage Time: 2015-2016 NBA Season Report Card

All-Star Weekend has come and gone. It was freezing and for reasons nobody can properly articulate Sting performed. The coolest aspect of All-Star Weekend was the Jordan store at Yonge-Dundas. S’gone now without a note on the dresser. Damn.

Last half of the 70th NBA season…let’s get down to business. Some of the storylines I was following when the season started are unfolding…

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