Tag Archives: Zach LaVine

Podcast: Trade Deadline Rapidly Approaching

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Only three days remain for teams to make their final preparations for a championship run in 2016. The February 18th trade deadline provides much intrigue, as numerous stars have appeared in trade rumors. Several franchise caliber players could be on the move, including Carmelo Anthony, Blake Griffin, Kevin Love, Al Horford, Dwight Howard and Brook Lopez have all been linked to …

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LaVine Survies Sudden Death Dunk Contest

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A pair of dunks in the championship round weren’t enough to crown a champion in 2016. Aaron Gordon and Zach LaVine pushed each other to the brink, as the duo busted out jams they never previously tried during a sudden death dunk off round Saturday night. After combining to submit 10 perfect scores from the judges, the 12th jam of the …

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Impressive Summer Raising Expectations for LaVine

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An opening round loss for Minnesota at the NBA Summer League tournament in Las Vegas hasn’t prevented Zach LaVine from dominating the off-season. The 20-year-old followed up his breakout rookie campaign with an equally impressive summer. After his two appearances for the Timberwovles at the NBA Summer League — as he averaged 22 points while shooting 41.5 percent from 3-point range …

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Minnesota Facing Point Guard Controversy

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The last time Minnesota had a point guard controversy, the situation quickly resolved itself. The Timberwovles created the logjam at the position, using each of their three first round selections in the 2009 NBA Draft on point guards and still manages to pass on Stephen Curry.

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Podcast: All-Star Weekend 2015 Recap

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  The 2015 NBA All-Star weekend featured plenty of record setting performances. Stephen Curry poured in 13 consecutive shots during the 3-Point Shootout, Zach LaVine earned multiple perfect scores in the dunk contest and the All-Star Game featured the highest point total in league history. Russell Westbrook stole the show Sunday night, setting an All-Star Game record with 27 points …

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Dunk Contest Dominated By LaVine

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From the moment he stepped onto the floor and paid tribute to Michael Jordan, there was no question Zach LaVine was in control of the 2015 Slam Dunk Contest. As all three of the other participants struggled to convert their attempts, the 6-foot-7 guard for the Timberwolves put on one of the most impressive displays during All-Star Saturday night’s signature …

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The Field for the 2015 NBA Slam Dunk Contest

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The NBA released the first wave of participants in the 2015 NBA Slam Dunk contest, and the group will be featured in the Rising Stars challenge. The group features three sophomores: Brooklyn forward Mason Plumlee, Milwaukee forward Giannis Antetokounmpo and Orlando guard Victor Oladipo. 

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Waiver Watch: Adjusting to New Roles

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Three years ago when Minnesota was negotiating a contract extension with All-Star forward Kevin Love and refused to include an additional fifth year on his deal, it was evident he would need a new home. The Timberwolves planned on turning point guard Ricky Rubio into the cornerstone of the franchise, even allowing Love an opt-out clause in his deal after …

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Podcast: Fantasy Winners of the Summer

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The news of Kevin Love, LaMarcus Aldridge and Blake Griffin all declining an invitation to represent Team USA this summer has created a void in the front court as the team tries to defend its gold medal at the FIBA World Cup of Basketball starting next month. The absence of those three players could create a perfect opportunity for Sacramento …

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