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Blame AAU basketball, blame the one-and-done generation, blame whatever you want, but what cannot be argued is that there is an international wave taking over the NBA. Increasingly it seems like the best and most influential players in the NBA are from countries and regions outside of the U.S.

As much as I hate to say it, it seems like the post-LeBron era is imminent, which means we must look into the state of basketball over the next few decades.

The most popular shot is the three-pointer. The most polarizing shot is the midrange jumper, and perhaps the most iconic is the poster. But the most effective shot-in my undersized opinion is the floater. The way you can just ease into it like your favorite pair of ugg slippers. The way you can just let the ball float off your...

There is an NBA school of thought revolving around the idea that the ball should always be in the hands of your best player. The idea is that anytime your best player is on the floor, the offense and primary decision-making should run through him. Well, I am here to tell you that this is nothing more than a myth...

NBA myths can be dangerous and it is time someone comes in to address this. Today, we look at the myth that suggests teams need to shoot a ton of threes to win. It is a myth that has grown over the last five years as the NBA has become 3-point obsessed, that to win a championship, a team must be among the league leaders in 3 point attempts. ...

When asked about how he felt about being left off both All-Rookie teams, RJ Barrett, the 20-year-old guard for the New York Knicks, admitted:

This is perhaps one of the most frustrating myths that currently exists in the NBA, the idea that Joel Embiid is a lazy player. This is despite the fact that both current and ex-teammates and coaches regularly speak of his high work ethic, not to mention his incredible on-court performances.

The NBA Draft is finally here, and it will go down as one of the most strange in NBA history one way or the other. The 14 lottery teams have a lot of work to do, beginning with tonight's draft, and with that, there are infinite possibilities.