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NBA award predictions

Last year’s NBA Awards results were strange in many ways. The MVP came from a team with fewer than 50 wins for the first time since 1982. The Rookie of the Year was the 36th pick in the draft. What will we see this season? MVP This is shaping up
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Who will be the (2nd) best team in the NBA?

After a dramatic offseason that included a star trade request away from Lebron James, the end of the Phil-Melo Knicks era, the shuffling of numerous top-20 players and KD’s cringe-worthy Twitter behavior, the NBA is back and better than ever. Everyone knows Golden State is the title favorite, but instead
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All-Alter Ego Five

Run It Back

On the verge of his 16th season in the association, it’s fair to say Carmelo Anthony has begun the twilight phase of his career, as his prime has officially come to a close. Melo can still average 20, but he’s well beyond his years of leading a team and would
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This column is from 2028

Although I personally didn’t win Finals MVP this year — my son, LeBron James Jr., kept the award in the family — I can’t help but feel that my presence on this team over the past decade has been great for basketball. Unchallengeable hegemony in competition is what’s best for us all, right?
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LeBron and the Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Finals

All Falls Down

Let’s not kid ourselves: this was always a two-horse race. And even then, only one steed looked anywhere near fit enough to win this one. Kevin Durant has a lot of people to thank for his current position — four games away from eternal glory on a team perhaps more
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Prediction for third iteration of Cleveland versus Golden State

With the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers set to begin tonight, The Daily Californian sports staff has made its predictions. Justice delos Santos   Since LeBron’s second career finals appearance with the band of supervillains that was the Miami Heat, the Western Conference foe he
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