Podcast: Top 5 for 2015

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The Warriors are at the top of nearly every possible ranking through the first quarter of the season. Golden State has a 26-1 record, opened the year with 24 consecutive victories (the longest streak in league history) while playing with the most efficient offense and the eighth most efficient defense in the league. The team even avenged its lone loss …

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Podcast: Dominating Fantasy Basketball

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A quarter of the way through the 2015-16 season, a variety of players are producing at levels unseen in the league for decades. Or in some cases, ever. The Pistons don’t have to worry about any missed shots, as center Andre Drummond is beating out the competition for missed attempts on a continual basis. In his fourth season in the …

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Podcast: Panic in New Orleans

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Injuries have the Pelicans off to the worst start in the Western Conference. After 13 games, the team has won just twice, and making a return to the playoffs is going to be a challenge, as not only are they in the rugged Western Conference, the Southwest division is perhaps the best in the league. Anthony Davis has continued to …

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Podcast: Warriors Chasing History

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Golden State survived a scare from the Nets by improbably forcing overtime then dominating the extra session Saturday night. The Warriors defense clamped down, limiting Brooklyn to just two points in overtime while five different players scored for them. Along with an 11-0 start to the season, Golden State has been propped up by an even more impressive performance from Stephen …

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Podcast: Return of the Golden Child

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Maybe discrediting Stephen Curry and the Warriors for their accomplishments last season wasn’t the best idea for the rest of the NBA. Clippers coach Doc Rivers went on record to say Golden State was lucky during its title run to avoid playing his team, or San Antonio, while Rockets guard James Harden claimed he should have been crowned the league’s MVP instead …

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Podcast: First Impressions From the Pre-Season

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For the first time in over five months, Cavaliers forward Kevin Love has participated in five-on-five drills at practice, leaving the only step left in his recovery: playing in an actual game. Cleveland was unsure of Love’s status throughout the summer, as he dislocated his left shoulder during the final game of the opening round of the playoffs. Love immediately …

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Podcast: The Fringe First Rounders

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The player selected in the first round of a fantasy basketball draft has to deliver. By missing out in the opening round, the rest of the draft becomes an uphill battle. The 2015-16 season has a clear-cut order of eight players, where there should be no deviating among those selections. Another fantasy stalwart is worth a first round pick, even …

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Podcast: Fantasy Basketball Draft Toss Ups

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At some point, fantasy owners have to make the difficult decision between two players that provide similar attributes to the team. Often, the right choice isn’t the more popular player. A year ago, Joakim Noah was almost unanimously praised as the better fantasy option than Tyson Chandler. Chronic foot injuries, the emergence of Pau Gasol and nearly 800 fewer minutes …

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Podcast: Preparing for Fantasy Basketball Season

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It’s never too early to start preparing for fantasy basketball. Shatter the Glass has already conducted dozens of mock drafts, released categorical rankings for each of the major aspects in fantasy basketball and have taken the difficult task of trying to rank the production for the incoming rookie class. A few trends have already emerged in the draft room, as …

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Podcast: Guide to Eurobasket 2015

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The 2015 Eurobasket tournament provides a glimpse for NBA fans into the upcoming season. Plenty of familiar faces will be in action, with Dirk Nowitzki, Tony Parker, Ersan Ilyasova, Jonas Valanciunas, Marco Belinelli and Kosta Koufos all in action. The 24-team tournament also gives fans an opportunity to take a closer look at some players facing uncertainty before the start …

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