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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...

Phil Jackson, what are you thinking?

Over the past several weeks in the NBA, there have been rumors brewing about the Knicks reportedly looking into moving on from Carmelo Anthony. Phil and ‘Melo have had their meetings, hashed out their...

Highlander Hot Take: The reenergized Pelicans will make the playoffs

Don’t look now, but the New Orleans Pelicans are only three and a half games back of the eighth playoff spot in the West, and they’re really starting to find their stride. According to...

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...

The NBA MVP is not as Hard(en) as you think

It is almost a no-brainer to give the Most Valuable Player trophy to the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook, who at 28 years old is averaging a triple-double this season. After the loss of...

Doc Rivers is the most overrated coach in NBA history

Let’s clarify something first and foremost, being an overrated coach doesn’t necessarily mean that coach is bad. I personally still think Doc Rivers is a good coach, but shouldn’t be as highly lauded as...
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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: New WNBA labor deal will bring the league more popularity

The WNBA has a widespread reputation for its lack of popularity in comparison to the NBA. The league is commonly criticized as “boring,” as critics declare that women are not able to perform the...

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...

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...