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The player option is a nuance of the NBA collective bargaining agreement that has long served in the players favor. It gives the player the unique chance to control their futures and more importantly, maximise on their earning potential depending on the stage of their careers they are at. 2,899 more words


Top 5: Foreign Countries that Produce NBA Talent

Highlighted by the rising television contracts, it is no secret how much the NBA has grown over the past few decades. A large part of the increase in money around the game of basketball has to do with the increase in talent. 771 more words

The Not Top 10. Ten Worst Moments in Memphis Sports.

I am proud of Memphis, but all Memphians agree we have experienced our share of misfortune, the taste of defeat and the sting of betrayal. Here are the 10 worst… 1,485 more words

Memphis Tigers

Fantasy Breakdown: Chicago Bulls

As promised, the Chicago Bulls breakdown is here. This is a very interesting team with new head coach Fred Hoiberg (Who I’m a giant fan of as an Iowa native) — Hoiberg loves to space the floor and play at a quick pace, something the Bulls are not exactly accustomed to, tied for 20th with 95.4 possessions per game, expect that number to rise. 302 more words

Fantasy Basketball

Could Kobe Bryant And Pau Gasol Finish Their Careers With FC Barcelona?

Kobe Bryant is a noted soccer fan. He grew up overseas, can speak Spanish fluently, and isn’t the dominant NBA player he was for the majority of nearly two decades. 229 more words


Things Pau Gasol thinks are funny: Him, Kobe finishing careers with Barcelona

There is 0.000001 percent chance of this happening (go ahead, use your Dumb and Dumber line here), but I found this tweet too funny not to pass along (plus, it’s August, what else is there to talk about?). 210 more words

Los Angeles Lakers

Top 10: Power Forwards in the NBA

Out of all of the lists we have made thus far, this one was without a doubt the most difficult to select. You could have convinced us to put this list in about 10 different orders. 1,508 more words