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Grizzlies Only Chance In Series Is Z-Bo

After a competitive first half, the Spurs blew open Game 1 in the third quarter on their way to a 32-point win. This was the Grizzlies’ worst playoff defeat in franchise history. Memphis’ previous worst playoff defeat was a 27-point differential against Oklahoma City in 2011. The second-seeded Spurs had...

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The Unsurpassed Warriors Can Only Be Stopped By Injuries

The Warriors opened up their title defense with a 26-point Game 1 win over the Rockets in a rematch of last year’s Western Conference Finals. But the biggest news to come out of that game is the status of reigning MVP Stephen Curry, who played less than 20 minutes after...

mavericks

Mavericks Are Just About Cooked Now

The Thunder opened the 2016 Playoffs with a resounding 38-point win over the Mavericks. Point guard Russell Westbrook (24 points and 11 assists in 29 minutes) and Durant (23 points in 26 minutes) were productive as usual but Oklahoma City also received a strong performance from power forward Serge Ibaka,...

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It’s Simple: The Raptors Need Their Stars To Show Up

The Pacers were the sole road team to win a Game 1 over the opening weekend of the 2016 NBA Playoffs. The Raptors have now lost home playoff openers in three consecutive seasons, and dropped to 0-8 in the first game of an opening-round playoff series. This was the seventh-straight...

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William Howard Taft: 27th Retrospective

“Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007) William Howard Taft Handpicked by Roosevelt, William Howard Taft was to continue his agenda. He had been brought in...

365 days

The Breeze: 365 Days Of Albums Pt. 4

Part four of a four-part podcast on 365 days of Albums that we reviewed. A must listen before our first quarter review of 2016. Twenty-seven of our 30 albums charted number one on Billboard’s Hip and R&B or Rap charts for at least 1 week. Nicki Minaj dropped in 2014 despite...

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The Breeze: 365 Days Of Albums Pt. 3

Part three of a four-part podcast on 365 days of Albums that we reviewed. A must listen before our first quarter review of 2016. Twenty-seven of our 30 albums charted number one on Billboard’s Hip and R&B or Rap charts for at least 1 week. Nicki Minaj dropped in 2014 despite...

365 days

The Breeze: 365 Days Of Albums Pt. 2

Part two of a four-part podcast on 365 days of Albums that we reviewed. A must listen before our first-quarter review of 2016. Twenty-seven of our 30 albums charted number one on Billboard’s Hip and R&B or Rap charts for at least 1 week. Nicki Minaj dropped in 2014 despite appearing...