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NBA BUZZ
The Conference Finals
by Bobby Motus - May 22, 2024 - 12:00am
Winning the NBA championship is never easy. 
The Ham-mering of Darvin
by Bobby Motus - May 8, 2024 - 12:00am
In professional sports, almost always, it’s the coach who gets the blame when the team underperforms. 
The 2023-2024 NBA season awards
by Bobby Motus - April 24, 2024 - 12:00am
The NBA will give seven individual awards this season - league MVP, Rookie of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Sixth Man of the Year, Most Improved Player, Clutch Player of the Year and Coach of the Year...
The play-in
by Bobby Motus - April 17, 2024 - 12:00am
To refresh our memories, the NBA play-in will determine the 7th and 8th teams that will go to the playoffs.
Rajon Rondo retires
by Bobby Motus - April 10, 2024 - 12:00am
Drafted by the Phoenix Suns as the 21st pick overall during the 2006 draft, Rajon Rondo was immediately dealt to the Boston Celtics where he spent the first 8 seasons of his career.  His tenure totaled 527 games...
The Anta Kai 1
by Bobby Motus - April 3, 2024 - 12:00am
In December 2022, after 7 signature shoe and apparel line, Nike ended their 8-year marriage with Kyrie Irving for posting a link to an anti-Jewish film. 
Players LAL gave up on
by Bobby Motus - March 20, 2024 - 12:00am
The Los Angeles Lakers, valued at $6.44 billion with 17 NBA titles, attract players who want to wear purple and gold because of their popularity and proximity to the glitz and glamor of Hollywood.   They...
40K and almost 40
by Bobby Motus - March 6, 2024 - 12:00am
Kareem Abdul Jabbar’s all-time scoring record of 38,387 points was once considered unbreakable. 
Mavs contending for another title
by Bobby Motus - February 28, 2024 - 12:00am
Talk about Dallas basketball and it’s Luka Doncic and his backcourt partner Kyrie Irving.
All-Star dud, again
by Bobby Motus - February 21, 2024 - 12:00am
The NBA reverted to its original East versus West format in this year’s All-Star game, yet it didn’t appeal to me to watch the game or the other scheduled activities over the weekend. 
Trade deadline winners
by Bobby Motus - February 14, 2024 - 12:00am
Four teams came out big when the NBA trading deadline came.  Except for the Denver Nuggets who didn’t tinker with their roster, the rest made some moves to up their chances for the post season or perhaps...
The 2024 All-Star snubs
by Bobby Motus - February 7, 2024 - 12:00am
Next weekend, the 73rd NBA All-Star in Indianapolis, Indiana will revert to its original West vs East format. 
Better coach, better direction?
by Bobby Motus - January 31, 2024 - 12:00am
Winning 70% of your games as a rookie NBA head coach is something that teams would want to achieve.
Pension plan for millionaires
by Bobby Motus - January 24, 2024 - 12:00am
According to estimates, the NBA gives an average annual salary of $7 million to a player, yet an estimated 60 percent of them go bankrupt just 5 years after retirement. 
Trading begins
by Bobby Motus - January 17, 2024 - 12:00am
January 15 is the official start of the NBA trading season and teams have up to February 8 to overhaul their roster.  
Crumbling like breadcrumbs
by Bobby Motus - January 10, 2024 - 12:00am
The championship hangover from the in-season tournament is still probably on the LAL’s heads that they had lost 10 of their last 14 games. 
Recording infamy
by Bobby Motus - January 3, 2024 - 12:00am
Records are meant to be broken and in doing so is a cause for celebration. 
The struggling Warriors
by Bobby Motus - December 20, 2023 - 12:00am
It wasn t long ago that the NBA was dominated by that team from the Bay Area. In eight seasons,
IST was a success
by Bobby Motus - December 13, 2023 - 12:00am
The inaugural In-Season Tournament initially was full of skepticism especially from players and team management. 
10th all-time on the NBA scoring list
by Bobby Motus - December 6, 2023 - 12:00am
In the closing seconds of the first half in a losing home game against Denver, Kevin Durant made a driving baseline layup and then recorded his career 27,411 points. 
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