After a summer of obituaries to a fine basketball team, somehow the Guangdong Tigers will not die. After being blown out by almost thirty points against the Shanxi Dragons in Game 1 of the regular season, it felt safe to finally say the most dominant CBA team of the last decade was done. 669 more words
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If you haven’t already guessed, Chinese basketball is a highly complicated, incredibly political landscape. Yet somehow, the events of the past few days in Guangdong have been especially unprecedented and will be a storyline to follow for the whole of the current CBA season. 1,314 more words
Arguably one of the more formidable teams in the west, the Portland Trail Blazers, with a perfect 2-0 preseason record gave the Lakers and their fans a better understanding of just how far along the Lakers truly are. 511 more words
The start of training camps in the NBA is about a month away now, with preseason action following shortly after, starting in early October.
While the bulk of the Lakers’ roster is set in stone, the front office is still making moves. 264 more words
(Editor’s Note: The contents of this article are mostly satirical in nature, if it was not immediately clear. 568 more words