Basketball

How Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, and Kevin Garnett are spending their lives after basketball

National Ave Exclusive: A Day in the Life of Kobe, Duncan, and KG

October 04, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

While the Golden State Warriors pulled one of the greatest free agency heists of all time this summer, they choked away the headlines to the loss of 3 generational talents: Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, and Kevin Garnett.

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Speculating the plot and characters of LeBron James and Justin Lin's upcoming Space Jam 2

This is how the LeBron James ‘Space Jam’ sequel should go down

May 03, 2016 / by , / 0 Comment

Space Jam is getting a sequel, with LeBron James once again teaming up with a squad of stars whose career primes occurred long ago in an attempt at intergalactic basketball dominance.

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Honoring the best, worst, and James Harden-est players for the 2016 NBA Playoffs

Your Unofficial NBA Playoff Awards

April 19, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Here we sit, basking in the most glorious time of the year – the NBA Playoffs.

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Coming to grips with the no good, terrible, very bad Chicago Bulls 2015-2016 season.

Requiem For A Team: Three Hours Watching The Mess On Madison

April 15, 2016 / by / 1 Comment

The entire arena feels like a hangover. There’s the scent of stale beer and greasy food. The lights seem a little too bright and the music just a bit too loud. And of course, there’s the regret.

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Episode 10 of the National Podcast

The National Podcast, Episode 10: Unscrew The Pooch

April 08, 2016 / by , / 0 Comment

We’re 10 episodes in to The National Podcast, and even though the NCAA has a new champion and Rogue One has its first trailer out, neither party has a presidential nominee. 

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As the Golden State Warriors approach the 95-96 Bulls regular season record of 72-10, how should a Bulls fan feel about this whole thing?

How the hell should a Bulls fan feel about the Warriors’ pursuit of the 95-96 Bulls?

March 26, 2016 / by , / 0 Comment

Nothing is more important in the NBA right now than the Golden State Warriors’ maniacal pursuit of the Chicago Bulls once-untouchable 1995-1996 regular season record of 72-10. And few things are more important to Bulls fans than that ‘95 Bulls team.

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Steve Marcus / Reuters

What Is Dead May Never Die

May 03, 2015 / by / 1 Comment

Last Saturday was supposed to be the greatest day in sports.

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Seven suggestions to help make the professional game even greater.

7 Quick and Dirty Ways to Improve the NBA

April 15, 2014 / by / 151 Comments

Heading into the first postseason of the Adam Silver era, the NBA is thriving. TV ratings have done nothing but rise since 2007, while the league’s cadre of superstars, up-and-coming players, and compelling narratives all give the NBA the cultural cache necessary to arguably make the association the second most relevant professional sports league in the United States.

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How you'll spend the one billion dollars reward from Warren Buffett's march madness bet on

What you’re going to spend Warren Buffett’s $1 billion on

March 19, 2014 / by / 11 Comments

Let’s face it: You’re an absolute bracket savant. Who else had Butler and VCU facing off in 2011’s Final Four? No one. In fact, not even you had that. That was honestly just nuts, and no one could have predicted it. But you took advantage of that *madness* en route to a dominant performance in your pool and a hefty $25 cash prize.

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The 14 Worst Mascots of the NCAA Tournament

March 17, 2014 / by , , / 53 Comments

Selection Sunday came and went, and the field for the 2014 NCAA Tournament is all set. March Madness is a wonderful time of the year, a period in which an entire month’s worth of shit-talking is devoted to a bracket that our girlfriends are going to win anyways after they chose the team with the cutest name to win.

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