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The Butterfly Effect

One of the biggest issues we run into when trying to compare two different players is the question of how some may have benefited...

The Basketball Scout

Kevin Mackey is always in the stands taking notes. As a professional-basketball scout, he's looking for tomorrow's NBA stars. About three decades ago, Mackey...

2015-16 Season Preview: Indiana Pacers

During the offseason following the 2014 NBA season, the outlook for the Indiana Pacers’ immediate future was bright. Yes, they had just suffered their second straight Eastern Conference Finals loss...

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Why the Clippers Should Try to Buy a Second-Round Pick

With no picks in the first or second round of the upcoming 2017 NBA Draft, the Los Angeles Clippers should attempt to purchase a...

Where Do We Go From Here? An NBA Finals Roundtable Discussion

PopGates' writers try to pick up the pieces: Has KD surpassed LeBron as the NBA's best player? Jonah Hall: If LeBron and Durant switch places, can you...

The NBA Finals Preview: Screenplay Edition

How does everyone react to the term "Trilogy?" I keep hearing NBA media folks refer to this Finals as the Trilogy of Warriors-Cavs. As...

EVERYBODY’S ALL AMERICAN IN CRISIS: Interview with Kenny Anderson Documentary Director...

Kenny Anderson - one of the greatest ballers to ever come out of New York City or really anywhere for that matter - led...

Washington Wizards One Second Round Pick and Plenty Of Options

In order to add key bench contributor Bojan Bogdanovic the Washington Wizards surrendered a first round pick among other pieces.  Now with the NBA...