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Dario Saric Surging Toward Rookie of the Year

Dario Saric has been playing some serious ball. And it’s been a blast. Already winning the NBA’s 2016-17 Best New Nickname Award (yeah, I’m a fan of “The Homie”), Saric’s recent play has put him in contention for a different prize: Rookie of the Year. His offensive development has been nothing short of tremendous. For …

Checking in with Buddy Hield, Unexpected Centerpiece of DeMarcus Cousins Deal

On the final night of All-Star Weekend, news broke, per The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski, that New Orleans Pelicans rookie Buddy Hield was included in a blockbuster trade package for Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins. Given the Kings’ reported infatuation with Hield prior to the 2016 NBA draft, it’s obvious the young shooting guard served as the …