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Tag: Oklahoma City Thunder

Setting the Record Straight: Kevin Durant

The sad fact of today’s world is that no matter what you do, you are always bound to piss somebody off. You could walk...

Season Preview 2016-17: Oklahoma City Thunder

2015–16 Recap If you’re reading this, you probably know the Thunder narrative from the last year. They had three chances to close out the Warriors...

PopGates 2015-16 NBA Season Preview

Enes Kanter is a max player. Metta World Peace is back. Players are assaulting coaches. Billionaires were spurned by millionaires and emojis have been spilled. The long off-season is...

2015-16 Season Preview: Oklahoma City Thunder

2014–15 Recap Regardless of how the season plays out, the storyline that large media outlets like ESPN are going to harp on ad nauseum is Kevin Durant’s potential free agency. As someone...

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2018 and Beyond

Over 20 teams have reportedly inquired about trading for Cleveland Cavaliers star point guard, Kyrie Irving. The notion of trading a 25-year old superstar, coming...

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...