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All Articles written by: Isaac Go

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Top performers of Week 1

With the first week of NBA basketball in the books, it’s time to highlight five guys who have been impressive so far.

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What we learned from EuroBasket 2022 finals

Analyst Isaac Go has a few takeaways from the gold medal game between Spain and France in the EuroBasket 2022 finals.

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EuroBasket, FIBA Americup standouts

A number of NBA players have starred in international play this past month.

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Throwback transactions: LeBron links up with the Heat

LeBron James’ controversial decision to move to Miami had a huge impact on the Heat and the league.

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Opening week games to look forward to

Which opening week matchups are you excited to watch? Check out All-Star Analyst Isaac Go’s picks.

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Summer League: Sophomores who stole the show

Aside from rookies, returning Summer League players also took the opportunity to showcase their skills in Las Vegas.

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The time of the unicorns

The NBA is now at a point in time where unicorns—players who have a unique blend of size, skill, and athleticism—are no longer rare.

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How do Celtics move on after NBA Finals loss?

All-Star Analyst Isaac Go dives into the Celtics’ loss in the 2022 NBA Finals and what the team needs to do to reach the next level.

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At the Buzzer: Pop’s record, Play-In dark horses, next jersey retirement

All-Star Analyst Isaac Go gives his insights on Gregg Popovich’s coaching record, surprising teams who could make the Play-In Tournament, and more!

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1,336: Gregg Popovich is a coach like no other

Gregg Popovich has reached basketball immortality because of his ingenious coaching style.

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Not just another Curry: Seth stepping out of the shadows

Seth Curry has always been associated with his brother Steph and father Dell, but that does not stop him from making a name for himself and building a solid NBA career.

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At the Buzzer: First-time All-Stars, painful teammate breakups, surprising trades

All-Star Analysts Isaac Go and Gabe Norwood talk about All-Star first-timers, star duos that parted ways, shocking trade deadline deals, and more!

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NBA trade deadline: Biggest winners and losers

Another NBA trade deadline has passed. After all the wild deals, which teams got what they needed and which teams could have done better?

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Choosing the starters for the West All-Stars

NBA.com Philippines' All-Star Analysts share their picks for the 2022 NBA All-Star Game West starters.

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Choosing the starters for the East All-Stars

NBA.com Philippines' All-Star Analysts share their picks for the 2022 NBA All-Star Game East starters.

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Mavericks’ new-found defensive mentality

All-Star Analyst Isaac Go examines the Mavericks’ improved defense, which has allowed them to go on a hot streak and move up the Western Conference standings.

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At the Buzzer: DeRozan buzzer-beaters, All-Star hipster pick, LeBron vs. Father Time

Our All-Star Analysts discuss DeRozan’s game-winners, best 10-day contract pickups, the red-hot Grizzlies, hipster picks for the NBA All-Star Game, and LeBron defying Father Time.

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Taking advantage of the hardship exception

Because of the virus surge in the league, some players are getting an opportunity to be seen and some are given a second chance they didn't think would happen.

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Help on the way? Injured stars on the mend

All-Star Analyst Isaac Go examines several injured players who can help their respective team’s title chances when they return.

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At the Buzzer: Suns-Warriors, toughest crowd, 73-point blowout

Coach Norman Black, Isaac Go, and LA Tenorio share their takeaways from the Suns-Warriors showdowns, their toughest crowd experience, how they would handle a 73-point blowout, and more!

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Paying dividends: Three teams benefiting from offseason moves

All-Star Analyst Isaac Go examines three teams achieving early success because of the moves they made in the offseason.

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At the Buzzer: Bulls’ hot start, post-Walton Kings, best Adele song for Ben Simmons

NBA.com Philippines’ All-Star Analysts talk about the rampaging Bulls, the Kings after parting ways with Luke Walton, the complicated situation of Ben Simmons (feat. Adele songs), and more!

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Waiver Watcher: Quality guys you can target for Week 4

Looking for options? Here are a few solid role players you should be adding to your team.

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Spurs' future in great shape with young core

The Spurs are now far from their glory days, but there’s a lot to be optimistic about with the young talents that they have.

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At the Buzzer: Clarkson-Green, Halloween costumes, 6MOY contenders

Camille Clarin, Gabe Norwood, and Isaac Go discuss the Clarkson-Green matchup, the best Halloween costumes, Sixth Man of the Year candidates and more!

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How can the Utah Jazz reach the next level?

The Utah Jazz are a great team, but All-Star Analyst Isaac Go believes they are a few tweaks away from becoming a championship contender.

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Bente Uno: Western Conference preview with Isaac Go

Will the Suns make it back to the NBA Finals? Does Luka Doncic have another gear? Can Nikola Jokic win back-to-back MVP? All these and more in this episode of Bente Uno with All-Star Analyst Isaac Go.

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Cheat sheet for NBA fantasy beginners

NBA.com Philippines All-Star Analyst Isaac Go and writer Migs Flores provide a simple guide for first-time NBA fantasy players.

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Beginner’s guide to fantasy basketball

New to fantasy basketball? NBA.com Philippines All-Star Analyst Isaac Go and writer Migs Flores answer some Frequently Asked Questions that can help you ace your fantasy league!

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What we can learn from Chris Bosh

Chris Bosh’s career ended abruptly because of a medical condition, teaching us that there’s more to life than basketball.

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Shedding light on mental health in sports

Isaac Go discusses one of his takeaways from the “Malice at the Palace” incident: the importance of prioritizing athletes’ mental health.

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Why having NBA players in the Olympics is a win-win situation

All-Star Analyst Isaac Go believes having NBA players in international tournaments increases the level of competition and leads to the continuous growth of basketball.

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Bente Uno: Episode 9 with Isaac Go

21 thoughts on the NBA draft, recruitment, and franchise moves in this week's episode of Bente Uno with Isaac Go.

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What it was like facing NBA players in the FIBA OQT

All-Star Analyst Isaac Go shares his experience playing against Boban Marjanovic and Milos Teodosic in the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament.

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All-11 team: Eleven players who rocked the No. 11

All-Star Analyst Isaac Go builds his NBA team with players who all wore No. 11.

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Bente Uno: Episode 4 with Isaac Go

All-Star Analyst Isaac Go gives his 21 points on superteams, Big 3s, best duos, and the role of big men in today's game.

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Ainge review: The good, the bad, and the future

All-Star Analyst Isaac Go assessed Danny Ainge's 18-year stint as an executive for the Boston Celtics.

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Embiid and Jokic are proof that size still matters

Amidst the small ball phenomenon in today's NBA, two leading MVP candidates are pushing big men back into relevance.

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Should the NBA retain the play-in tournament?

Players and fans have made arguments for and against the play-in tournament. All-Star Analyst Isaac Go weighs in.

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Tim Duncan: Often overlooked, but never forgotten

Tim Duncan achieved consistent success in the NBA because his game was always about substance and never about style.

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Building superteams and chasing championships

It's no longer surprising when two or more superstars team up to increase their chances of winning a title. Does forming a superteam guarantee success in the NBA?