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Monday, January 20, 2020

Highlander Hot Take: the NBA awards will be dominated by international players

In today’s NBA, there are currently over 100 international players from 42 different countries. It is likely that most of the NBA awards will be won by international players, which goes to show how...
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Korver makes Cavs a lot more dangerous

Former all-star shooting guard Kyle Korver was traded to the defending champion Cavaliers on January 7. With Korver on the roster, Cleveland is looking a lot more dangerous. The defending champs hadn’t made any...

KD injured, Spurs are now the favorites to win the west

In the modern NBA, where stretch bigs and 3-point shooting are priority, size can be overlooked quite a lot. Size in this case matters, as the San Antonio Spurs are set up to be...

Highlander Hot Take: Rui Hachimura will take home Rookie of the Year honors

Rui Hachimura made history when he was selected ninth overall by the Washington Wizards in the 2019 NBA draft. Hachimura was the first Japanese player ever to be selected in the first round of...
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Falcons suffered a more painful Super Bowl collapse than the Seahawks

Any storybook comeback in sports must come at the peril of a team that gives up a monumental lead. Credit must be given where it’s due, and there’s no question that the Patriots played...

Let’s stop using a double standard with NBA super teams

With Kevin Durant signing with the Golden State Warriors in the 2016 offseason, there’s no doubt that Durant’s legacy has been a popular topic of debate. Fans either completely support his decision to hop...
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How ‘bout them Cowboys?

2016 has been absolutely wild and the myriad of memes about this year do not even do it justice. But perhaps one of the most truly shocking tales of 2016 is “America’s Team” being...
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The problem with DeMarcus Cousins is the franchise he plays for

The media’s comments in regard to whether or not Kings center DeMarcus Cousins is championship material isn’t exactly the first time people have questioned the capability of a hot-headed, seven-footer to win a championship....

Highlander Hot Take: Russell Wilson will edge Lamar Jackson in the NFL MVP race

With 13 weeks in the books, the 2019 NFL season’s MVP race is beginning to trim down its weaker candidates. At a 9-2 record each, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson and Seattle Seahawks quarterback...

Highlander Hot Take: Nikola Vucevic should be considered for the All-NBA third team

Nikola Vucevic of the Orlando Magic is having the best season of his career at the age of 28. Vucevic is averaging career-highs in multiple categories including points, rebounds and assists per game with averages...