RAFFY LEDESMA

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Point guard Chris Paul made headlines a few weeks ago when he joined James Harden in Houston to form another super team out West. The nine-time All-Star made six straight trips to the playoffs with the Los Angeles Clippers but they have been unable to get past the second round.…

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After years of smartly stockpiling draft picks and young talent, the Boston Celtics finally pulled the trigger when they acquired Gordon Hayward, the Utah Jazz’s versatile All-Star who averaged 21.9 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 3.5 assists last season. The Celtics signed Hayward to a whopping 4-year $128-million deal. Not a…

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The Philadelphia 76ers drafted point guard Markelle Fultz with the first pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, effectively creating the youngest super team in the league. Fultz is only 19 years old and averaged 23 points and nearly 6 rebounds and assists in his lone season at Washington. Aside from…

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The Cleveland Cavaliers never had a chance against what can be considered the greatest team ever assembled in NBA history. They were simply outmatched, outgunned, and outmaneuvered by the Golden State Warriors. After LeBron James and his Cavaliers process this recent Finals loss, the next question they should ask is…

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The Golden State Warriors are once again on the brink of history. After posting the best regular season record (73-9) in NBA history last season, the Warriors have a chance to become the first team in history to sweep the entire NBA playoffs. After their soul-crushing Game 3 win, where…

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The Golden State Warriors continue their unabashed dominance in the NBA Finals with a convincing 113-90 Game 1 win over their rivals, the Cleveland Cavaliers. Kevin Durant led the way with 38 points, 8 rebounds, and 8 assists but it was the stifling defense of the Warriors that really turned…

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Less than a year ago, Golden State Warriors’ superstar Kevin Durant became a villain of sorts despite his mild-mannered and professional demeanor. In July 2016, he made known his intentions to sign with the powerhouse Warriors in a piece titled “My Next Chapter,” leaving his former team Oklahoma City in…

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SINCE the early 1960s, the Boston Celtics logo features a leprechaun named Lucky spinning a basketball. This is apt given that the Celtics are the winningest franchise in NBA history with 17 titles, the last title won back in 2008. The Celtics returned to the Finals one more time in…

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CHICAGO, Illinois. Even at springtime, the “Windy City” feels very much like winter if you’re visiting for the first time. It was 3 degrees Celsius when I landed in Chicago with 7-time PBA D-League champion coach Boyet Fernandez. But it felt like -3 degrees. And yes, it’s windy out here…

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The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors are on a collision course for the third straight year in the NBA Finals. Both teams advanced to their respective Conference Finals with an immaculate 8-0 record in their first two playoffs series. The Cavaliers are waiting for the winner in the…