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BbA 18: NBA Playoffs First-Round Matchups We Crave

How will the NBA’s rebooted season shake out the standings during its final eight regular-season games, and which first-round matchups should we be especially excited for once the NBA Playoffs begin? TBW staff writer Bob Bajek joins hosts Arky Shea and Joel C. Cordes to break down each of the most fun scenarios for the opening round, including…

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BbA 16: Weighing Each Conference Ahead of NBA’s Return

What matters in an NBA Playoff series when momentum and homecourt advantage no longer hold as much weight? Which teams in the Eastern Conference want to avoid matching up against one another? Which Western Conference squads have a chance of forcing a play-in series between the No. 8 and 9 seeds, and who could be…

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BBA 15: Does Anyone Really Know How the NBA’s Reboot Will Work?

As anticipation and excitement build for the NBA’s 22-team, late-July return in Orlando, Florida, we’re still left with more questions than answers. And we’re not the only ones: Both the league and the NBA Players’ Association have not even finalized terms yet and continue to debate the details. So what are the long-term ramifications and…

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How New York Knicks Can Maximize Julius Randle

Rewind to last summer for a moment. This was supposed to be the era of Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant for New York Knicks fans. But when the time came for superstar free agents to bite at the opportunity of playing in Madison Square Garden, no one budged, leaving team brass to scramble after next-tier players.  …

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Picking the 2020 NBA All-Rookie Team (So Far)

With the remainder of the 2019-20 NBA regular season in doubt, now is as good a time as any to release our All-Rookie First and Second Teams. Even if the league somehow finishes the schedule, there may not be enough games left to dramatically change the list of honorees. This crop of neophytes delivered star…

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