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Liberty Ballers Nov 30, 2017
Sixers-Celtics Game Preview & Thread

Sixers-Celtics Game Preview & Thread

Following the conclusion of their season-long 6-game homestand, the Sixers head to Boston tonight on a SEGABABA to play the East-leading Celtics. Since Embiid played last night and this is a back-to-back, he is expected to miss action tonight. Simmons is likely to be a go after missing time over the weekend with a sore elbow. The Celtics own the season’s longest winning streak and have impressively overachieved relative to expectations. While Kyrie Irving has received a lot of national publicity and plaudits for the Celtics’ play, their success has largely been powered by their defense,...
Hoops Hype Nov 30, 2017
The Arthur meme and excellent bench play have helped the Cleveland Cavaliers flip the switch

The Arthur meme and excellent bench play have helped the Cleveland Cavaliers flip the switch

The seminal moment of the 2017-18 season occurred on Nov. 6. Kyrie Irving had just put up a masterful performance against the Atlanta Hawks, dropping 35 points on 22 shots, and the floor general’s explosion led to the Boston Celtics earning their sixth win in a row. Meanwhile, his old team, the Cleveland Cavaliers, who had just lost to that same Hawks squad the night before, were having trouble finding their footing in the new league year, getting off to a rocky 4-6 start through ten games. That’s when LeBron James changed everything. It wasn’t by putting up some absurd stat line or...
Fear The Sword Nov 22, 2017
Eastern Conference power rankings: Cavaliers charging

Eastern Conference power rankings: Cavaliers charging

Nobody’s challenging Boston, but the Cavaliers are coming. The Eastern Conference is finally starting to make the teensiest bit of sense. The Cavaliers, Raptors and Wizards are moving up the standings while the Magic have fallen out of the East playoff picture entirely. Things are starting to come together, and while the Celtics have put together a completely wild winning streak, the Cavaliers have made their own push. 1. Boston Celtics | 16-2 (+8.1 point differential) The Celtics have now won 16 straight but actually saw their point differential go down during the last week. Their...

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