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Blast From the Past: Rookie Flashbacks of Today’s NBA Stars

The 2017-18 NBA season is among us. With there being a slew of rookie talents making their debuts this season, it was only right to look back at the first time today's superstars stepped onto the cour...
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2017 NBA Finals: The Golden State vs. The Land Part III

The 2017 NBA Finals is finally upon us and Nexus Sports Editors Sean White and Jorge Mercado present to you the biggest storylines heading into part III of the Warriors/Cavs trilogy.
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2017 NBA Finals Key Individual Matchups

With the brightest stage in basketball set to tip-off today, the Nexus sports staff breaks down the biggest individual matchups of the 2017 NBA Finals!
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2017 NBA Finals Key Team Matchups

With the NBA Finals set to tip-off today, the Nexus sports staff decided to breakdown some of the key team matchups for both squads.
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Orlando Magic Forward Aaron Gordon Surprises UCSB, Trains in Thunderdome

Expect the unexpected as the possibilities are endless here at UCSB as Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon made an appearance Thursday night to show fans love and get some shots up in the Thunderdome. ...
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Ball Is Life. But Could LaVar Be Detrimental to Lonzo’s NBA Career?

Once again, LaVar Ball broke the Internet this week and it's about time that our Sports Co-Editor provides his take on the role the father play's as his son Lonzo prepares for the NBA Draft.
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Heir to the Throne: Why Giannis Will One Day Usurp LeBron

With time comes new superstars. According to staff writer Richard Benites, at the forefront of the new wave of NBA players on the rise is Giannis Antetokounmpo.
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Not Defined By the Dime: The Transformation of the 1

The role of the point guard has managed to evolve heavily throughout the past decade leaving Sports Editor Sean White to examine those changes and how it has affected the NBA landscape.
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2016-17 NBA Awards Predictions: Will ‘The Beard’ Prevail?

With the regular season officially over, it is now time to reflect upon each player’s impact and determine what praise is deserved.
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Tales Of The Tearing: Knees Beware

ACL and other knee related injuries have hindered the careers of various athletes. Having experienced a knee injury of his own, staff writer Elliot Thornton provides insight into such a devastating in...
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The ‘Boogie-Less’ Kings Leave Sacramento With No Hope, Franchise Remains in Declining State

The Sacramento Kings' decision to trade arguably the best center in the league, Demarcus 'Boogie' Cousins, has left many people within their fan base with what seems like an unsolvable void. Staff wri...
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Cavs Remain NBA’s Royal Team With James’s and Irving’s Guidance

As the leader of Cleveland's success in bringing "The Land" its first NBA title in franchise history last season, LeBron James and the Cavs have Sports Editor Sean White sold on the notion of them bei...
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Former Gaucho Star, Lakers Coach Brian Shaw Reminisces

Able to catch up with the Los Angeles Lakers new Associate Head Coach Brian Shaw, the Nexus Sports staff had the time to catch up with the former Gaucho and interview him about his expectations for th...
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Lakers Finalize Training Camp Site at UCSB

UCSB will welcome Laker Nation to its campus for the team's training camp scheduled to take place from Sept. 27-Oct. 2.
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Knicks’ Offseason Moves May Remedy Recent Decline

Falling short of clinching a playoff spot for the third consecutive season, the New York Knicks' offseason pursuit concluded with the addition of multiple players that seemed poised to end the team's ...
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