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Despite Losses, Westbrook’s Goal Remains Same

May 30, 2016; Oakland, CA, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Billy Donovan (left) instructs guard Russell Westbrook (0) against the Golden State Warriors during the second quarter in game seven of the Western conference finals of the NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

New season, new expectations. Or, maybe not, according to the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook. Despite an offseason that had the team undergo significant changes, Westbrook’s clear goal is still to win an NBA title. His drive and determination prevent him from looking at the colossal obstacles that stand in …

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Kobe Bryant Day

Apr 11, 2016; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward Kobe Bryant (24) reacts after a call in action against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the first quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Kobe Bryant is considered one the greatest NBA players of all time. In terms of all-time NBA shooting guards, Bryant and Michael Jordan are often ranked at No. 1 and 2. Bryant managed to rack up five NBA Championships, one MVP, and 18 All-Star game appearances in 20 seasons playing for the Los Angeles Lakers. As of yesterday, Kobe received yet another accolade …

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Finney-Smith Discusses NBA Future

After leading the Gators in both scoring and rebounding during his senior year, Dorian Finney-Smith remained a free agent following June’s 2016 NBA Draft. Three days later, after 14 separate workouts with different NBA teams, Finney-Smith signed a three-year, partially guaranteed contract with the Dallas Mavericks. However, the 6’8″ forward isn’t …

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Orlando Magic Sign Three Free Agents, Re-Sign One

Apr 11, 2016; Orlando, FL, USA; Orlando Magic guard Evan Fournier (10) drives around Milwaukee Bucks center Greg Monroe (15) during the second half of a basketball game at Amway Center. The Magic won 107-98. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

There are some new faces on the Orlando Magic. The Magic signed center Bismack Biyombo, forward Jeff Green and point guard D.J. Augustin during the NBA free agency period thus far. They have also resigned guard Evan Fournier, who has been with the Magic since the 2014-15 season. Bismack Biyombo started …

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NBA Draft Lacks Big Moves

Jun 23, 2016; New York, NY, USA; A general view of a video board displaying all thirty draft picks in the first round of the 2016 NBA Draft at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

Got tired of hearing all the trade rumors around the NBA and just wanted the draft to hurry up and start? Were you waiting for the big blockbuster trade, whether it was including Jimmy Butler, Kevin Love, or some of Boston’s eight picks? Well, you would have disappointed. This draft lacked much …

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The Quiet Cavaliers Ready for NBA Finals

Feb 3, 2016; Charlotte, NC, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) gets a high five from his teammates guard Kyrie Irving (2) and forward Kevin Love (0) after scoring during the second half of the game against the Charlotte Hornets at Time Warner Cable Arena. Hornets win 106-97. Mandatory Credit: Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports

All the attention in the NBA is on the Golden State Warriors. The Warriors just completed a monumental come back after being down 3-1 against the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference Finals and are now making their second consecutive NBA Finals appearance. The Warriors won an NBA record 73 games during the regular …

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