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Golden State Reloads in Offseason, Ready for Title Run

October 21, 2016; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) and forward Kevin Durant (35) celebrate after Curry made a three-point basket during the second quarter against the Portland Trail Blazers at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Golden State is looking to bounce back after losing the Finals in spectacular fashion to the Cavaliers last season. Tonight, they face the San Antonio Spurs in their first regular season game. With a revamped roster, many seem to agree anything but a title for the Warriors would be a complete loss. MVPs  Klay …

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NBA Opens Up Season Tonight

Oct 18, 2016; Columbus, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) against the Washington Wizards at the Jerome Schottenstein Center. The Wizards won 96-91. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

It has been 128 days since LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers came back from a 3-1 deficit in the NBA Finals to defeat Golden State. Tonight, LeBron and Cleveland will begin their championship defense when they open up the season tonight at home against the New York Knicks. The Knicks …

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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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