Tagged Domantas Sabonis

2019-20 NBA Season Preview: Central Division

The 2019-20 NBA season is just around the corner. After an offseason chock-full of player movement, the title race appears as wide-open as it has been in years. Over the coming weeks, we will examine one big question hanging over each team heading into the season. We’ll continue today with the Central Division, where the…

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FIBA World Cup 2019 Group H Preview: Australia, Canada, Lithuania, Senegal

As part of the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup’s rebrand, the number of teams now expand from 24 to 32. The tournament is held in China and will crown a champion of international basketball—with the added bonus of seven countries securing a spot in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The teams are split into eight groups…

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Indiana Pacers Ready to Contend in Revamped East

There’s a new arms race heating up in the Eastern Conference. The Brooklyn Nets have added Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, and DeAndre Jordan. Kemba Walker is tasked with filling the void Irving left for the Boston Celtics. Al Horford is pulling a reverse Ray Allen, joining a fierce playoff rival (Philadelphia Sixers) after giving them…

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Who Deserves NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year Award?

Very quietly, the Sixth Man of the Year race is pretty fun this year. The league is littered with effective reserves on good teams, making it a bit tighter than usual. By my unofficial count, there are at least 16 guys that deserve a hat tip in the award’s discussion. I won’t bore you with…

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How Indiana’s Keeping Pace Without Victor Oladipo

Just like that, Pascal Siakam is off to the races. Following a miss, Siakam turns on the burners down the middle of the floor. Victor Oladipo flips his switch and retreats, trying to prevent the inevitable. The pass lingers a bit. Siakam high-points the ball like a wide receiver; Oladipo does not. He couldn’t. Just…

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Grit’n’Ground Out: Challenges of the Memphis Grizzlies’ Rebuild

The time has finally come for the Memphis Grizzlies. The Grit’n’Grind era is no more, and it appears the front office has finally decided it’s time to pull the plug. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski recently dropped one of his patented Bombs, reporting the Grizzlies had “reached a crossroads.” Mainstays of the most successful stint in Grizzlies…

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Can the Pacers keep their twin towers lineup together or apart?

Can Indiana Pacers Keep Myles Turner and Domantas Sabonis?

Can a team find success while also paying hefty amounts of money to two guys that share the floor only six minutes a night? That’s a checkbook question, but the answer is definitely “yes” in the scorebook so far. Only three games back of the Eastern Conference’s top overall seed, the Indiana Pacers had won 13…

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