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Shane Young


Louisville, KY, United States

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Past articles by Shane:

Gregg Popovich Signs New Five-Year Contract With San Antonio Spurs, Ready To Guide A Young Roster

Gregg Popovich has inked a new contract with the San Antonio Spurs. With a splash of young talent entering the franchise, he's ready to guide them every step of the way. → Read More

Shaedon Sharpe Is Who The Portland Trail Blazers Have Needed For Years

Shaedon Sharpe has been electrifying through the first six games of his rookie campaign. Having an opportunity to start in place of the injured Damian Lillard, he's helping the Portland Trail Blazers win despite the lack of experience. → Read More

Where Does Stephen Curry Rank All-Time After Fourth NBA Championship?

Stephen Curry is now a four-time champion after just 13 NBA seasons. How high should this elevate him on the NBA's all-time pyramid? Who is his closest comparison among the game's legendary superstars? → Read More

For The Clippers, 2021 Was The Start Of A Special Journey

The LA Clippers didn't achieve their ultimate goal this season, but it was indeed a franchise-altering run in the first year under head coach Ty Lue. If anything, 2021 showed what they are capable of at full strength. → Read More

‘They Just Don’t Quit’: LA Clippers Make Franchise History By Reaching Conference Finals

After 51 years of watching deep playoff runs from afar, the Los Angeles Clippers have reached the Western Conference Finals for the first time in franchise history. For the second straight series, they have overcome a 2-0 deficit and fought through a mountain of adversity. → Read More

New ‘Blackballed’ Documentary Shows The Importance Of Athletes Speaking Up

A new documentary on the Donald Sterling saga has now premiered. "Blackballed" is a 12-part series describing the Los Angeles Clippers' perspective of the April 2014 madness. Chris Paul, Doc Rivers, DeAndre Jordan, and others give their side of the story. Plus, how they responded. → Read More

Five Takeaways From NBA All-Star Weekend

Another riveting All-Star weekend is behind us, as Chicago hosted this year's NBA festivities. What are the meaningful things we learned over the last few days? → Read More

With Proper Context, The Clippers Are Well Ahead Of Schedule

When the Los Angeles Clippers made drastic improvements to their roster this summer, championship expectations arrived. However, given their injury battles and lineup inconsistency, is it surprising for them to be second in the Western Conference? → Read More

Kawhi Leonard’s First Career Triple-Double Helps The Clippers Bounce Back

The all-encompassing play of Kawhi Leonard helped the L.A. Clippers steal a gritty road win on Friday night. How did he do most of his damage in Miami? → Read More

Why Kevin Durant Should Return To The Golden State Warriors

On June 30, Kevin Durant will become a free agent once again. This time, the threat of him leaving Golden State is real. Should he look to sign elsewhere, or return to the Warriors on a long-term deal? → Read More

Five Observations From NBA Opening Week

While it is still small sample size theater, the NBA season's opening week has given us plenty of things to talk about moving forward. → Read More

How Kevin Durant Elevated Himself To LeBron James, Michael Jordan Status In Game 3

Kevin Durant is quietly working his way amongst the all-time greats, making the Golden State Warriors virtually unbeatable. → Read More

After Three Finals, LeBron James Has Mastered The Warriors' Defense

After seeing Golden State for three Finals in a row, LeBron James has mastered the Warriors' defense. Here's how he dissected it in Game 1. → Read More

The Cavs are SCREWED — Here’s Why

The Cleveland Cavaliers have one of the two best players in NBA history in LeBron James. And that still won't be enough to overcome the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. → Read More

The Warriors’ Greatest Strength Is Their Most Ignored Trait In Rockets Series

Steph Curry may have gotten all the attention, but its the Warriors' defense that deserves all the credit against the Rockets' defense. → Read More

Houston Rockets Math Can't Solve For Warriors Kevin Durant

The Houston Rockets prepared all season for Game 1 only to be reminded there is no answer for Kevin Durant. → Read More

Five Pivotal X-Factors That Will Decide Epic Warriors-Rockets Clash

The most anticipated Western Conference Finals in recent memory pits the league's two best teams against each other near full health. Here are the five keys to the Warriors and Rockets. → Read More

The decline of the Cavs is testing even LeBron James’ limits

LeBron James is having the best offensive season of his career, but these Cavs are testing even his limits as they struggled to move past the Pacers. → Read More

The Brilliant Jrue Holiday and the trade Sam HInkie lost

For years, Sam Hinkie appeared to win every individual trade he made. But while The Process is an overwhelming success overall, the New Orleans Pelicans won the deal that brought them Jrue Holiday. → Read More

Rockets' James Harden and Chris Paul seek to escape their own past

Do the Houston Rockets have the greatest backcourt in NBA history? James Harden and Chris Paul look to shake their own past to stake their claim. → Read More