By Brandon Jefferson

Brandon Jefferson is a staff writer at TBW. He covers the Atlanta Hawks for The BBall Index and is a contributing writer at Fansided. Brandon is the founding and only member of the Kevin Durant Stan Club.

‘The Last Dance’ Roundtable: The End

TBW Media decided to take things to Twitter for the culmination of ESPN and NETFLIX’s documentary, The Last Dance. Writers Bob Bajek, myself and Editor in Chief Joel C. Cordes live-tweeted the finale together as a way to do our periodic roundtable a bit differently. Below you will find a restructured recap of our thoughts…

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2020 NBA Draft: The International Men of Mystery

There’s a lot of talent to be found all around the world, and more front offices are searching through Europe, Asia, South America, etc. to find the next great import. This season, 108 players from 38 countries were on an NBA roster for opening night, which includes reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo. Even though the league…

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2020 NBA Draft: The Overseas Elite

This season, 108 players from 38 countries were on an NBA roster for opening night. (The record is 113 players from 42 countries, set in 2016-17.) The reigning MVP (Giannis Antetokounmpo) hails from overseas (Greece). There’s a lot of talent to be found all around the world, and all front offices now routinely search through…

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‘The Last Dance’ Roundtable: Episodes 1-4

There has been a noticeable lack in must-watch television for sports enthusiasts with the NBA season still suspended (along with all professional sports). Like the rest of the world, TBW media has been locked in on ESPN’s The Last Dance—a 10-part documentary airing two episodes a week starting at 9 PM EST—as we strive to continually…

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The NBA I Grew Up Watching: “Seven Seconds or Less” Phoenix Suns

As a child of the 1990s, I lived through the era that it seems some still long for. Like everyone—well everyone outside of Phoenix, Utah, Seattle and Portland—I was caught up in the magic and mystique of Michael Jordan. He could do no wrong. His effortless aerial attacks on the rim and smooth midrange shooting…

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We May be Missing the Greatest Men’s Basketball Tournament Ever

The fate of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo had been hanging in the balance ever since the COVID-19 outbreak began in China months ago. However, pressure truly began to mount on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as the virus rapidly spread throughout the world.  The Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Committee announced last weekend that they…

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Olympics 2020: Building a Gold Medal Roster for Team USA Men’s Basketball

The last time Team USA played in an international tournament was an embarrassment. The inaugural FIBA World Cup took place in China this past summer and, after taking home the gold in the previous five events, the Americans finished seventh. They lost back-to-back games against France and Serbia to close out the tournament. It was…

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