Podcast: Casting the 2016 Olympic Team

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The United States will have plenty of difficult choices to make when whittling down its roster for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro next summer. Coach Mike Krzyzewski intends to take a different approach to selecting 12 players for what will be his final Olympic run for the United States. Instead of conducting a final training camp session weeks …

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Podcast: Schedule Preview for the 2015-16 NBA Season

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The NBA is expected to release the schedule for the 2015-16 season next week, but a few key game have already leaked to the press. The Warriors will be featured on opening night and Christmas Day, two of the most highly viewed days on the league’s slate. As the NBA off-season becomes a bit more intriguing with the start of …

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Podcast: 2015 Team USA Minicamp Preview

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Team USA is taking its first steps towards making a run at its 15th gold medal in Men’s Basketball in Olympic play next week in Las Vegas. More than 25 of the most promising players in the NBA will audition for one of the 12 Team USA roster spots from Aug. 11-13 as the United States conducts a minicamp to …

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Podcast: Recapping the Free Agent Spree of 2015

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New Orleans didn’t want any competition for the services of Anthony Davis. As soon as the league moratorium ended, the Pelicans began negotiations with the NBA’s leading shot blocker in each of the past two seasons and ultimately agreed upon the richest offer in league history. The team had until Oct. 31 to reach an agreement with Davis or he …

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Podcast: Impact Players in Las Vegas Summer League

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The NBA Summer League in 2015 has provided plenty of insight into the 2015 NBA Draft class. Numerous first year players will be receiving an opportunity to play consistent minutes their first year in the league and they have proven to be up for the challenge of playing in the league during the Las Vegas tournament. The top selections of …

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Podcast: 2015 NBA Free Agency Roundup

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Dallas thought it completed yet another rebuild by luring DeAndre Jordan away from the Clippers. Jordan gave a verbal agreement to the Mavericks on a four-year $80 million deal, but then opened the door for Los Angeles to retain him. A late night meeting with a contingency from the Clippers lasted until the NBA free agency moratorium concluded and he was able …

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Podcast: Building Championship Contenders

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Golden State used an unorthodox method to winning its first championship in over 40 years. Instead of targeting young draft prospects with plenty of upside, the Warriors sought out upperclassmen from college and surrounded their core with capable veterans. The balanced roster was brought together by a rookie coach, Steve Kerr, and toppled Cleveland in six games to claim the …

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Podcast: No Denying the Greatness of James

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Throughout the 2015 NBA Finals, LeBron James has been simply unstoppable, scoring for nearly 40 percent of all the points Cleveland has managed after five games of the 2015 NBA Finals. When he isn’t leaving the net scorched, James is busy creating looks for his teammates, as his 8.8 assists per game are the highest among all players during the championship …

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Podcast: Conference Finals Preview

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The top two teams from both the east and west are matching up in the conference finals for the second consecutive season. After surviving a brief scare from the Grizzlies, Golden State firmly solidified its place as the favorites to win the NBA championship. The odds-makers in Las Vegas have tabbed the Warriors as the team to beat, as their …

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Podcast: Free Throw Nightmares

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Sunday night in prime time, DeAndre Jordan took center stage and bricked 20 free throws. The Rockets sent Jordan, a 42.2 percent free throw shooter during the 2015 NBA playoffs, to the foul line 34 times in Game 4, a move that ultimately backfired. 

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