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Coach-of-the-year award wide, wide open

When it comes to voting for the 2013-14 NBA Coach of the Year, I wish those ‘fortunate’ enough to be asked to fill out a ballot all the very best of luck. Always a hotly contested award, this season has an even deeper field of worthy recipients, for which I personally struggle to nominate the […]

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Allen Iverson – The Highs and Lows

“We’re talking about practice. I mean listen, we’re sitting here talking about practice, not a game, not a game, not a game, but we’re talking about practice. Not the game that I go out there and die for and play every game like it’s my last but we’re talking about practice man.” Even the most […]

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Finally, a legitimate NBA MVP debate – @RyanOak

After a number of seasons of forced and artificial debate over which NBA star is the Most Valuable Player, the 2013/14 season has finally provided us with a race worthy of heated discussion. In recent times, LeBron James has had a mortgage on the prestigious award. Over the past five seasons, ‘The King’ has taken […]

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‘The Backpack Baller’ – Interview With Brad Graham

This weekend past, I clicked into my ‘Podcasts’ app on my iPhone to see which of my favourite NBA Podcasts had been updated with new episodes. It was then that I noticed the brilliant CRTSDE podcast had posted a ‘Mini-sode’ which had regular B.G discussing his new project ‘The Backpack Baller’. At first, I thought […]

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Why The NBA Is Now A Small Man’s Game

The NBA is now a small man’s game. In the 90s, the NBA was known as a big man’s league. With superstars like Shaquille O’Neal, Hakeem Olajuwon, Patrick Ewing, David Robinson and Alonzo Mourning roaming the paint, the prevailing thought was that if you didn’t have a dominant – or at the very least, a […]

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Russell Westbrook’s Army of Detractors

No NBA superstar is more polarizing than Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook. The Thunder point guard is undeniably talented, and unquestionably one of the best players in the NBA. However, that hasn’t stopped him from having what seems like an army of detractors. Every player in the league has their critics. This is certainly not new […]

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NBA Fashion: Part 3 The Fashion Show

Now this is a topic that I could continue to talk about forever but it has to stop somewhere. That somewhere is here and now. This piece on the best and worst of NBA fashion will be everything that hasn’t been discussed so far. Think of it as a Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show… without Miranda […]

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Top 10 Players Heading into the ’13-’14 Season

So I caused a bit of a kerfuffle earlier today when I claimed that Russell Westbrook wasn’t as good as most people make him out to be and as such, I decided I’d give you my top 10 players heading into the 21013-3014 season.

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The Best of the Big Three Phenomenon*

Big threes. Every team wants one. Most teams have one. They just come in varying degrees of awesome. Recently it all started again with Boston. Garnett, Allen and Scalabrine…. sorry. Typo. Garnett, Allen and Pierce. They could do it all and turned a once struggling team into a powerhouse and became the team everyone wanted […]

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NBA Nation Australia’s Roundtable – Featuring Tom Read, Alex Young and Terry Goldfain

It’s been some time since our last roundtable, so this week we’ve decided to bring in a couple of new contributors as well as a familiar face or two to discuss some of the recent hot topics in the NBA. We’ll be looking at everything from the Warriors playoff hopes, the Thunder’s challenge without Westbrook, […]

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