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NBA Finals | XLSportsBlog.com

Plays From the Bench Earn One Player the MVP Award

Posted on 18. Jun, 2015 by .

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Cavaliers fans hoped for a seventh game, but the 2015 NBA Finals came to an early conclusion following game six. The Golden State Warriors fought their way to a 105-97 win over Cleveland, marking the first time in forty years the franchise finished at the top of the league. Though Stephen Curry and LeBron James […]

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The Coming Basketball Bonanza: NBA Playoffs | XLSportsBlog.com

The Coming Basketball Bonanza: NBA Playoffs

Posted on 03. Apr, 2014 by .

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Just as March Madness is ending, basketball fans do not have to wait long for the next awesome sporting event. In April, the NBA will begin its own playoff tourney. This year will prove to be another exiting conclusion to an already eventful season. There are still a handful of season games yet to be […]

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The Utah Jazz will Bounce Back in 2015 | XLSportsBlog.com

The Utah Jazz will Bounce Back in 2015

Posted on 02. Apr, 2014 by .

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The Utah Jazz is one of the most proud franchises in the NBA. With only a small handful of losing seasons in the past 30+ seasons, Jazz fans may have a hard time swallowing the performance of the team during the current season. Presently sitting at 22-43, and at the bottom of the Western Conference, […]

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The Most Debilitating Injuries in Recent U.S. Sports History | XLSportsBlog.com

The Most Debilitating Injuries in Recent U.S. Sports History

Posted on 12. Dec, 2013 by .

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Kevin Ware One of the more gruesome recent sports injuries took place during an attempt by Kevin Ware to block a three-point shot by Tyler Thornton in an Elite Eight match against Duke’s Blue Devils on March 31, 2013. Ware landed awkwardly on his right leg, shattering his tibia and suffering a compound fracture requiring […]

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What can Fans Expect From the Return of Kobe Bryant? | XLSportsBlog.com

What can Fans Expect From the Return of Kobe Bryant?

Posted on 03. Dec, 2013 by .

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Kobe Bryant has been a big name in basketball for many years. Having recently signed a sizeable contract to keep him wearing the Lakers jersey for another two years, some fans have expressed frustrations and disapproval with how the deal worked out. Even as the ink dried on the 48.5 million dollar contract, NBA commentators […]

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NBA Tip Off Games, an Exciting Night for Basketball | XLSportsBlog.com

NBA Tip Off Games, an Exciting Night for Basketball

Posted on 14. Oct, 2013 by .

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On October 29th, basketball fans will eagerly await the swish of the ball as it soars through the net. Beginning its 68th season, the NBA Tip Off starts with a triple-header – the Miami Heat will play against the Chicago Bulls; the Los Angeles Clippers will take on the Los Angeles Lakers; and finally, the […]

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NBA Point Guards | XL Sports Blog

Who Are Some Of The Best Point Guards In NBA?

Posted on 30. Sep, 2013 by .

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The point guard has an extremely important position.   Point guards are responsible for controlling the ball and ensuring that it gets to the right player. Simply put, the point guard helps create scoring opportunities for the team. There are several great point guards in the NBA, but some are considered greater than others. Below are […]

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NBA Upcoming Season | XL Sports Blog

NBA Stories to Follow

Posted on 12. Sep, 2013 by .

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The NBA is a sport of chemistry more than most sports, and in recent years, thanks to free agency, it has also become a sport of storylines.  Each NBA season, fans look forward how well their team will play.  There are many questions to answer.  Will players coming back from injury perform at the same […]

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Utah Jazz PG Trey Burke | XLSportsBlog.com

Utah Jazz Land Their PG in Burke

Posted on 29. Aug, 2013 by .

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The NBA Draft was filled with numerous surprising picks and trades, and fans with Utah Jazz tickets will be happy to know that their team got in on the action. In desperate need for a young point guard, the Jazz traded both their first round picks in order to select Michigan’s Trey Burke, who enjoyed a […]

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Reasons Not to Wait to Get Your Houston Sports Tickets

Posted on 19. Aug, 2013 by .

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You may have experienced the heartbreak of waiting in line to purchase a ticket to an NBA game or NFL game only to be told the tickets are sold out once you get to the front. It is likely that if you have experienced this, you have vowed not to be that person left without […]

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