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by: Thomas King — Fansided: Hardwood Houdini 17 Aug
[Editor’s Note: Thomas King is the new site expert at Hardwood Houdini along with Jesse Cinquini. Please welcome him to the community in the comments and...
by: Jordan Ramirez — NBA 17 Aug
The Eastern Conference will look a little different this year, thanks to the departure of LeBron James. For the first time in his career, James will be in the Western Conference, where he’ll be competing with a different batch of competition than his...
by: NBC Sports Boston Report — NBC Sports Boston 16 Aug
Where's Kyrie Irving headed in free agency next summer? An ESPN panel puts the Celtics' chances to retain the All-Star guard slightly behind the Knicks' of luring him to The Big Apple.
by: email@example.com (Jordan Greer) — Sporting News 16 Aug
Now that LeBron James has taken his talents to Los Angeles, every contender in the East is looking to climb the ladder to the top of the conference. But who has what it takes to reach the 2019 NBA Finals?
by: Joe DeFerrari — Fansided: Hardwood Houdini 16 Aug
The Boston Celtics had excellent chemistry last year; here's where it could go south. The Boston Celtics have had no issue with chemistry. I cannot stress ...
by: Vincent.Gallo — WEEI: Green Street 16 Aug
If you’ve ever wondered what Jaylen Brown’s Twitter handle, @FCHWPO, means, you’re not alone. Celtics legend, and 11-time NBA champion Bill Russell asked the 21-year-old wing the same question.
by: Chris Guest — Hoops Provider 16 Aug
Danny Ainge is a character!
Rockets GM Daryl Morey on Warriors signing DeMarcus Cousins: ‘It’s a little bit hard on paper to figure out how to make it work’
by: Dan Feldman — NBC Sports: Pro Basketball Talk 16 Aug
Also Morey: ‘They’ll probably figure out how to make it work’
by: bmark86 — The Sports Daily: Reds Army 16 Aug
Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Reports swirled earlier…
by: Danny Small — Elite Sports NY 16 Aug
The New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets are rebuilding towards relevance, but how will they stack up against their Atlantic Division opponents this season?
Karl Anthony-Towns to the Lakers is the move not enough people are talking about | Los Angeles Lakers
by: Ryan Love (@RealestRyanLove) — Hashtag Basketball 16 Aug
Built up frustration in Minnesota could force out their most talented player, and Los Angeles could be an ideal landing spot.