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Jimmy Butler Traded To Minnesota Timberwolves

A potential new ‘Big Three’ could be forming in Minnesota. The Chicago Bulls have traded three time All-Star Guard Jimmy Butler and the 16th draft pick to Minnesota, in exchange for Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and the seventh pick. The Bulls used this pick to select seven-foot Finn, Lauri Makkanen. The Timberwolves used their pick to select Justin Patton. The …

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Nba Finals Game 4 – Deep Dive and How the Game Was Won and Lost

The Golden State Warriors have evened the series at 2 games a piece, triumphing over The Cleveland Cavaliers 103-82 Tuesday night. That scoreline flatters them slightly, this was a competitive game through three quarters. Here I will look at where the game was won and lost. The phrase must win was created for game 4 of The 2015 NBA Finals. …

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The NBA Finals – The Weirdest Moments So Far

Game 4 of the NBA Finals was packed with all sorts of funky moments that if you saw just one of would make them instantly memorable, but to have so many was truly hilarious. The Quicken Loans arena lends itself to moments of goofyness, watching games on T.V from their it often feels like more than a religious experience than …

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How The Cavs Won Game 3 & The Adjustments GSW Must Make

Conor O’Mahony looks at how the Cavs won game three and the adjustments GSW must make.  _____ Cavs Defence On Steph Curry Watching Curry play in game 3 of the finals through the first three quarters, a thought began to form in my mind. Curry was playing like LeBron did in the 2011 NBA Finals vs the Dirk Nowitski-led Dallas …

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Warriors Win Game 1- Talking Points

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Game 1 was all kinds of amazing. However I really feel that the Cleveland Cavaliers had to win last night to have any hope of knocking off the Golden State Warriors. Lets run it back, and I’ll explain why. The Cavs Played as Well as they Can and Still Lost. LeBron played out of his mind, going off for 44 …

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NBA Playoffs: Predicting The Eastern & Western Conference Finals

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Finally after 82 games, endless debates, devastating dunks, clutch jumpers and last second drama, we have arrived at the NBA Playoffs. The date that every basketball fan around the world circles on his calendar has arrived; the Promised Land where potential becomes realised, favourite tags are ripped to shreds, and where anything can and will happen. It’s a three-month roller-coaster …

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Russell Westbrook’s Top 10 Plays Of The Season Are Ferocious

Over the last few months, Russell Westbrook has been scorching opponents at a degree never seen before from the OKC guard. Despite injuries to OKC’s other stars, Kevin Durant and Serge Ibaka, Westbrook took the Thunder on his back and almost single-handedly carried them to the playoffs, missing out by one loss to the Pelicans. Despite missing over a month …

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CLUTCH: Kyrie Irving Puts On A Clinic, Seals Career High 57 Points

Kyrie Irving left the basketball world in awe on Thursday night as he set a new career high and franchise record, scoring 57 points for the Cleveland Cavaliers in their overtime victory against defending NBA champions San Antonio. Irving made all of his seven three-pointer attempts and his ten free-throws and went for 20 of 32 shooting from the field …

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NBA: Postpone the Funeral, Spurs Win Five Straight Games

Here Conor O’Mahony discusses the San Antonio Spurs’ recent return to form, which has seen them win five games in a row.  Obituaries were being written for the 2015 San Antonio Spurs two weeks ago. They had lost four games in a row, culminating in a pummelling by The Portland Trailblazers 111-95 on the 25th of February. Sports reporters, as they do whenever …

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The Masked Menace – Russell Westbrook Is Setting Fire To The NBA

Something remarkable is happening in the NBA…and it does not involve LeBron James. Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook is en fuego and smoking opponents at will, all while wearing a protective face guard. The media are running out of superlatives to underline the magnitude of Russell Westbrook’s last four performances. One triple-double was impressive, a second was surprising. His …

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Dragic On Fire As Miami’s Heat Scalds Suns In 115-98 Win

Goran Dragic faced up against his former employers on Monday night, as his new team Miami Heat squared off against the Phoenix Suns at American Airlines Arena. It was the first time the pair had clashed since Dragic’s infamous decision to take his talents to South Beach on the final day of the trade deadline. It was sure to be …

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Highlights: West(Brook) Comes Out On Top In NBA-All Star Game

Russell Westbrook put on a record-breaking performance for the Eastern Conference in New York on Sunday to power them to victory over their Western Rivals in the NBA All-Star game. Westbrook was fire from the tip, dropping 27 points in the first half, the highest recorded first-half total of any player in NBA All-Star game history. The Thunder guard finished …

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World Domination As Internationals Triumph Over The USA

If anything proved that the NBA is now a global league, it was the organisation’s decision to make this year’s rising stars game a World vs USA event on the opening night of All-Star weekend last Friday. The league can now boast talent from every corner of the world; from Croatia to Canada. This game allows the young guys to …

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Would A Draft System Work In The GAA?

With a draft system being implemented across the majority of America’s major sports, Brian Barry discusses whether or not such a system would work in the GAA.  Carlow for Sam 2022? Read this and it might not seem so far-fetched! First things first. This is a hypothetical analysis, not necessarily advocating for such a system, rather merely pondering its plausibility. Now …

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NBA: Vintage Rose Performance Downs Cleveland 98-113

Ciaran Darcy is here to review all the action from the Chicago Bulls-Cleveland Cavaliers game. With the emphasis before Thursday night’s game on honouring the two Chicago Bulls team members who made the All-Star team before they squared-off against the Cleveland Cavaliers, equipped with their own All-stars in the form of Lebron James, Mr. Derrick Rose decided to remind the world …

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