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The Whiteboard is The Step Back’s daily basketball newsletter, covering the NBA, WNBA and more. Subscribe here to get it delivered to you via email each morning. The Eastern Conference playoff picture has come into focus. The Knicks and Wizards are all but eliminated leaving us with 10 teams locked in for the playoffs and play-in
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The Whiteboard is The Step Back’s daily basketball newsletter, covering the NBA, WNBA and more. Subscribe here to get it delivered to you via email each morning. The NCAA Tournament starts this week shining the spotlight on, among other things, some of the best draft prospects in this year’s class. The consensus seems to be that
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The Raptors finally found a home for Goran Dragic, flipping him to the San Antonio Spurs for Thad Young. How will this deal work out for both teams? The Toronto Raptors acquired Goran Dragic this offseason in the sign-and-trade that sent Kyle Lowry to the Miami Heat. Although they professed an interest in keeping him,
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San Antonio Spurs coach revealed his key to success in a recent press conference: draft Tim Duncan and hope it leads to an NBA Championship.  Gregg Popovich just had the most Gregg Popovich press conference imaginable. Always reluctant to speak with media, Popvich was even more reluctant to gloat about almost becoming the winningest regular
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The San Antonio Spurs saw their multi-decade playoff streak broken last year. Are they ready to start a new one? Is there an NBA team run by Jawas? The real issue with LaMarcus Aldridge and DeMar DeRozan is that they have outlived their usefulness in the basketball world. The words are cruel, but so is
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LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY – FEBRUARY 15: Tyrese Maxey #3 of the Kentucky Wildcats (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images) Tyrese Maxey will almost certainly be a first-round pick. As the 2020 NBA Draft draws closer, Kentucky will send another potential lottery pick into the fold in the form of combo guard Tyrese Maxey. A deadly slasher with
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What can hypothetical future contenders like the Hawks, Bulls, Spurs and Pelicans learn from this year’s conference finalists? In the penultimate episode of The Good Place, Chidi Anagonye offers a Buddhist perspective on death: “Picture a wave. In the ocean. You can see it, measure it, its height, the way the sunlight refracts when it
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