Author Archives: Alex Pappas

Curry’s shooting skills baffling the NBA in a good way

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When roll is called to name the greatest long-range shooters in the history of the NBA, look for Stephen Curry’s name at
the top of that list. Of the thousands of players to have played in the NBA, none have shot with the uncanny range of Curry, who is in his seventh season as Golden State Warriors shooting guard. Even longtime players are baffled how Curry’s dribbling act has become so spellbinding, and how he can make a 35-foot shot looks so routine when the 3-point arc is 23 feet 9 inches. “In the history that…

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5 NCAA tournament stars who will drive NBA teams mad

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It’s one of the most wonderful times of the year: March Madness. You have your bracket(s) ready. Your boss understands what you’ll be doing today. And your alma mater is (hopefully) ready for a deep tournament run. What about the players who will actually take the floor and decide the games, though? Are you up to speed with them? Don’t worry; no one could be expected to know every player in this year’s field. What’s really important is being able to hold your own in bar debates with your friends as we march toward the Final Four and a new national champion.

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Seven names that could change teams before the NBA trade deadline

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Less than a week remains until the NBA trade deadline and there is still plenty of uncertainty about how much activity will actually take place before the clock hits 3 p.m. EST Feb. 18. Big names like Blake Griffin and Carmelo Anthony, despite the various levels of speculation around them at times, seem unlikely to be moved – though a […]

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