Author name: Josh Atherton

Josh began watching basketball as the Warriors were assembling their superteam. Not long after starting to watch the NBA, he witnessed the greatest defensive play in history as LeBron chased down Iggy, which allowed The King to come through on his promise of delivering Cleveland an NBA Championship.

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Three key storylines when competitive NBA games restart

After four months of no basketball, the NBA is gearing up for the resumption of the 2019-2020 season. With such a long hiatus fans can be forgiven for forgetting the current narratives surrounding the NBA. We have taken a look around the league and selected the three main plots to follow upon its resumption.

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Will J.R. Smith be able to help the Lakers win this year’s NBA title?

On July 1st it was finally confirmed JR Smith has joined the Los Angeles Lakers for the remainder of the 2019-2020 season. It is unclear how much of a role JR will play for the Lakers when basketball returns, but it certainly provides additional depth and experience to their backcourt. The move transpired after Avery …

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Who is the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year?

With the NBA currently on a hiatus, it is becoming less likely we will see any regular season play this year. It would not be too farfetched to believe the entire 2019-2020 season is over, so we have turned our attention to the end of season awards specifically the Defensive Player of the Year award.