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Portugal’s Next Superstar

Portugal is set for the future and they have a 19-year-old rising star named Joao Felix who is ready to learn from Cristiano Ronaldo and be the country’s next hero.  In the 2018/19 Campaign for Benfica, the Portuguese prospect tallied  20 goals and delivered 11 assists in 43 appearances. The young forward showed a lot of promise in his first

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Draft Profile: Zion Williamson

Zion Williamson Forward 6’7, 285 lb Duke #1 My one and only knock on Zion is my growing concern of his weight gain translating to the Pro’s, past that he is one of the most dominant physical players I have ever seen. Stats: 22.6 ppg, 8.9 rpg, 2,1 apg, 2.1 spg, 1.8 bpg, 68% fg, 33% 3p, ortg: 133, drtg:

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Draft Profile: Deandre Hunter

Deandre Hunter, Virginia  6’7, 225 lb, 7’2 Wingspan Sophomore Stats:  15.2 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 2.0 apg/    52%%fg     43% 3p  Hunter was a huge upgrade this season for this Virginia program as many questioned if Hunter had any self-confidence at all as he was described as playing nervous and scared during his Freshman Year. His sophomore season he gave

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2019 NBA Finals Preview

Following the Warriors clean sweep against the Portland Trail Blazers after coming back from a 15+ point deficit in games 2,3 and 4; they are poised to win the championship for the third straight time. Finally when the Toronto Raptors finished a 4 game win streak and closed out the series against the Milwaukee Bucks in 6 after being down

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Draft Profile: Ja Morant

Ja Morant is quite possibly the undisputed 2nd pick in this upcoming 2019 NBA draft and will most likely be heading to Memphis to join the rebuilding Grizzlies. Ja Morant, Murray State 6’3, 175 lb Sophomore Year Stats: 24.5 PPG, 5.7 RPG, 10.0 APG/ 49% FG, 36% 3P I see multiple comparisons to Russell Westbrook and while there are various

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Under the Radar: John Collins

John Collins was the 19th overall pick in the 2017 draft by the Atlanta Hawks. Collins was a promising young talent drafted out of Wake Forest where he played 2 seasons 13 points a game while snagging 7 boards per game. Collins also shot a ridiculous 60% from the field in his college stint. Collins showed a lot of promise

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Mid Season Awards

We have now hit the All-Star Break and it is time to put in some Awards for the season thus far. We have had an exciting season and this has been of the best and most competitive seasons I have witnessed. Many crazy moments and plays but the best of all we have had many surprises. This was one of

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Is Lonzo Ball A Bust?

Lonzo Ball is 1 of 3 Basketball stars from the Big Baller Brand company founded by their father Lavar Ball. Lonzo attended UCLA for 1 year where he was pehnomenal and averaged: 14.6 ppg – 6.0 rpg – 7.6 apg 55% fg – 41% 3p – 67% ft Lonzo was best known for his father making crazy claims about his

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DO NOT SLEEP ON INDIANA

In the pre-season I predicted the Pacers would land in the 5th seed in the East. With a great coach like Nate McMillan and a strong all-around team they have been able to surprise a-lot of people. The lay are currently sitting at the 3rd seed (26-13) in the East and may be the 4th best team behind Milwaukee, Toronto

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TRAE YOUNG AND HIS SHOOTING WOES

Trae Young was the most hyped player coming into the 2018 draft and was attracting global attention as he was putting on a tear in Oklahoma and people were comparing him to Stephen Curry. Young was the first player in college basketball ever to lead the country in scoring and assists. 27 ppg – 3 rpg – 8 apg –

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WHAT DOES THE FOX SAY?

Coming into the 2017 draft there was a-lot of hype around Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and Jayson Tatum. I on the other hand was keeping a very close eye on 6’3 De’Aaron Fox  out of Kentucky because he just had a great feel for the game, high IQ,  Great potential and was super quick. At Kentucky he averaged: 16.7 ppg

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TOBIAS HARRIS BEEN A BALLER

Tobias Harris has given us already a fantastic show this season leading his LA Clippers to a 17-11 record and currently  the 4th seed in the Western Conference where spots 1-14 are all fighting for a playoff spot. Yet his consistent good play has allowed us to watch him lead a team I personally had out of the playoff hunt

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THUNDER STRIKE

The Oklahoma City started off the season 0-4 and I made sure to let everyone know this team was destined to dominate. PG and Westbrook have found a way to both dominate games and the bench have given them heavy support. Since the start of the Billy Donovan era I have believed they needed a whole new coaching staff. It

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