Tag Archives: NBA

The Sports Archives – A Look at the Health of American Sports

We live in complicated times, as everyone knows, and this even extends to sports. What was once a relatively straightforward activity has ballooned; it’s now worth billions of dollars, coverage is wall to wall, and fan engagement continues to be … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – It’s Game Over If Warriors Trade Klay Thompson To Celtics

Photo By Keith Allison from Hanover, MD, USA – Klay Thompson, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=46776944 Feb 23rd will be the deadline of the NBA 2016-17 trade. That would be Thursday next year. That is long enough for some people to … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Retirement in Professional Sports

In November of last year, David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox publically announced his intention to retire at the end of the 2016 season. A renowned left-handed batter known infamously for his power-hitting abilities, Big Papi has indeed come … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Martin Luther King/Desegregation of Sports

When it comes to athletics and Martin Luther King, Jr., there is not much to say about him personally; aside from an enthusiasm for pocket billiards, his sports background is not particularly eye-catching. Despite limited involvement as an individual, however, … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The Three Most Financially Irresponsible NBA Players Ever!

As it stacks up against the other major sports, no professional athlete makes more than a professional basketball athlete. According to this article by USA Today, National Basketball Association players make an average of $5.15 million. While the average career … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – 5 NBA Stars Who Get Business Done Off The Court!

Why do many high-paid athletes go broke after retirement?  Many suggest it is due to lack of planning, but it comes down to more than that.  It can be compared to that of lotto winnings where all of a sudden … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Sports and Injuries!

The benefits of playing sports are numerous. Improved cardiovascular health and team-building skills are just a few of the positives. However, the primary risk in playing sports is the potential for sports injuries. Head injuries and lower-body injuries are the … Continue reading

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