“You reach, I teach”

No matter the year, watching Michael Jordan play basketball will never get old to me. It’s a thing of beauty. Especially when you’re watching footage of him in 1999, just one season after capping off his second three-peat. MJ seemed¬†loose and free of any NBA Championship pressure, and just took Corey Benjamin to school virtually every possession.

“Look around you Look around you. What do you see?” That answer is easy.¬†Championship banners.

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Dwane Casey Back For Another Season

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That number five Raptors coach Dwane Casey is holding up can now mean he’s back for a fifth season in Toronto.

And while some may be happy to keep a coach who’s helped lead this team to back-to-back playoff appearances they should also realize their ceiling has already been reached and next season probably won’t be any better.

In fact, it’ll probably be worse.

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Pelicans Fire Monty Williams

The New Orleans Pelicans announced the firing of head coach Monty Williams. And despite a 45-37 record and a playoff appearance, it should come as a surprise to no one.

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“They Can’t Guard Me”

Jimmy Butler was mic’d up during Chicago’s Game two win over Milwaukee Monday night. The end of the video shows Butler walking over to coach Tom Thibodeau saying “They can’t guard me.”

And after two games in this series, it’s quite clear that they can’t.

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Elfrid Payton Hammers One Down On Taj Gibson

Something has clicked for Orlando Magic point guard Elfrid Payton.

That put-back slam over Taj Gibson was two of his 17 points, to go with nine rebounds, nine assists, two steals and two triples.

Payton struggled mightily the first half of the season. Specifically the first few months. He looked completely lost.

But something happened in mid-January. Something clicked. And since January 16, Payton’s numbers look like this:

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Craig Sager Back In Style

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Craig Sager makes his return to TNT in style. Sporting Chicago Bull colors for the Thunder-Bulls game in Chicago.

Welcome back, Craig.