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Ranking the NBA’s Top 10 Big 3s by NBA Math’s Total Points Added

Once upon a time, in the not-so-distant past, before the Age of the Super Team, the NBA-wide trend for elite franchises was to try creating the perfect Big Three. Though there were a few exceptions in the 1980s and ’90s, like the Larry Bird-Kevin McHale-Robert Parish Boston Celtics, or the Charles Barkley-Clyde Drexler-Hakeem Olajuwon Houston …

The Point God and The Beard: The Tragic Love Story of Chris Paul and James Harden

Chris Paul and James Harden are at the center of what has the potential to become a William Shakespeare-level romance novel. These protagonists—and make no mistake, that is what they are—threaten to dance, sing and enlighten us about the intricacies of this beautiful game called basketball. By season’s end, we will be certain of their success, …

How Does the NBA’s New-Look Western Conference Stack Up?

By now you have probably read an article, tweet or blurb on the Western Conference’s superiority heading into the 2017-18 NBA season. Why? Because breaking down the new-look Western Conference is one of the most interesting and compelling things to do at this point in the offseason. Even after last season, during which the West …