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When you see the words "Varsity Shootaround" above a pregame article you have come to expect a certain tone: Light, airy, and...

The Voice of the Nation Podcast with Andrew Rafner (varsityoptimism) and David Brickley (DBricks) will guide you through the capillaries and ventricles of the...

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The Voice of the Nation Podcast with Andrew Rafner (varsityoptimism) and David Brickley (DBricks) will guide you through the capillaries and ventricles of the...

I have never been punched in the face. I would imagine that it feels somewhat similar to this. I cannot quite breathe correctly; I am having...

Varstiyoptimism's Pre-NBA Finals Routine - Step A: Wake up in a cold sweat screaming and cursing the names of Kevin McHale, John Havlicek and...

Watch this clip from Wet Hot American Summer. It pretty much sums up what happened to the Lakers on Sunday evening. Cruising along these Western...

I wish I had started writing this pregame article in the third quarter of Game Six. It was a much simpler and quaint period...

I went to Utah for Game 3. What I saw frightened me. Amidst all the turnovers and missed opportunities I finally remembered what...

This feels a little strange. Is this a dream? Kobe Bryant will be named the league’s Most Valuable Player Sunday afternoon prior to the...

The once great Pat Riley once said, “It is never a series until one team wins on the other’s home court.” When looking at Game...

One and twelve. That is Pau Gasol’s career record in Playoff games. But what a one it was, 36 points, 16 rebounds and 8 assists. All game...

Spoiler |ˈspoilər| - noun. a person who obstructs or prevents an opponent's success while having no chance of winning a contest themselves. That pretty much...

There are two brothers. One is a born winner. The other toils in the gutters of life. One is full of charisma. The other has about...

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