Tag: NBA

OKC’s Haunted Hotel Skirvin Freightens NBA Players

Despite being more than a century old, it’s the Skirvin Hilton Hotel in Oklahoma City that is perhaps the most-effective defensive weapon the Thunder have at their disposal to mitigate the efforts of visiting talent from throughout the National Basketball Association. For years, the infamous “haunted” hotel has been keeping players like Kyrie Irving, Tim

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Dwight Howard’s Last Chance “Spark Plug” Role In Los Angeles

Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard’s days as a National Basketball Association superstar are over. Done, dead, and gone forever. Despite being gifted with incredible height, length, and athleticism, the Atlanta, Georgia native’s story is one well documented with highs and lows that range from a myriad of injuries to personality clashes with coaches, executives, 

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Durant Searches For “Happy” Place, While Dubs’ Find Themselves On Life Support

“I felt like a lot of stuff in Golden State had reared its head. I felt like it was going to be the end no matter what, especially for that group.” “It was time for all of us to separate.” 2019 – Kevin Durant on Golden State exit via First Take The Golden State Warriors’

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Mamba Mentality: Kobe Was The Last Of An Extinct Breed, Not Found In Modern NBA

“He was a guy who was competitive, a shark who was seeking blood in the water. His arrogance coming into the game was almost rude. I remember watching him in his first All-Star Game, and I thought he was disrespectful in how he approached the game. But he was always challenging, always trying to go

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Podcast Release: The Front Porch Tailgate Episode 9 feat. Corey Smith!!!

CLICK HERE to Listen to Episode 9 feat. Corey Smith Byron and Mike return this week with a full-court press-like effort to address the biggest topics that are invoking conversations in the sports world this week! Switching gears and sprinkling a new flavor into the mix, they invite longtime sports enthusiast Corey Smith onto the

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KD & McNabb Trade Twitter Jabs Over Kyrie’s Reported “Mood Swings”

On Tuesday, longtime ESPN analyst Jackie MacMullen reported that Brooklyn Nets’ free-agent acquisition Kyrie Irving  “mood swings” are already making for an unsettling situation in Brooklyn. During the article, MacMullen writes, “When Irving lapses into these funks, he often shuts down, unwilling to communicate with the coaching staff, front office and, sometimes, even his teammates.

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MIA 112 ATL 97: Trae Young Exits With Ankle Injury, X-Ray Negative

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