Category Archives: Basketball

The Bench Life Bracket Challenge is Back

As discussed on our latest edition of The Shootaround Podcast, we’re bringing back our March Madness Bracket Challenge! $20 Entry fee. We’re going to run it through ESPN. To enter please DM us through our Instagram account (@bench_life_sports) or on Twitter (@benchlifesports) so we can send a link, share the password of the challenge and set up an etransfer. Whoever

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Throwback Thursday: 2007 Cleveland Cavaliers AKA the Last Team to get Swept in the Finals

Let’s remember a few names. In honour of the Cavaliers getting pushed to the brink of Finals Sweep at the hands of the Golden State Warriors, I thought I’d take a look back at the last team to get swept in the Finals… Lebron’s 2007 Cavaliers. This by no means is a shot at the present or past Cavs. The

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Top 10 Biggest Blunders in Sports History

Professional athletes are the embodiment of power, grace, and skill. They are the peak of physical fitness and perform at the highest level for the world’s enjoyment. Likewise, they are also human and are prone to the same mistakes and lapses of judgment that us mere mortals face on a daily basis. The thing is: when I fall down the

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What should the Raptors do with the NBA’s Coach of the Year?

Sources: Raptors are leaning towards making a coaching change — Josh Lewenberg (@JLew1050) May 8, 2018 Ujiri asked about Casey: "we're going to evaluate everything. I believe in Dwane Casey and the work he's done." — Faizal Khamisa (@SNFaizalKhamisa) May 9, 2018 Obviously it’s a terrible look to get swept in the second round as the conference’s 1

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The Madness of March 15th: Game-by-Game Recaps from the First Day of Tournament Action

The most wonderful time of the year has finally arrived for sport fans alike. The Madness officially began yesterday and it did not disappoint. In this quick piece I’ll go over the outcome of every game, some of the top performers, and the many reactions on social media. Without further ado, lets jump right in. 10Oklahoma Sooners 78 – 7Rhode Island Rams

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