Sean Guest

Sean is the site's resident hoops historian, exploring some of the NBA's most significant moments through the 'Step Back' series. He's also written for Fansided's Orlando Magic Daily and the Last Word on Sports network.

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The Step Back: The Skiles the limit

On this day in 1990, Scott Skiles set an NBA single-game record for assists with a whopping 30. Sean Guest looks back on a mark that still stands to this day.

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Step Back Special: Step Back into Christmas

Ahead of this year’s festive showcase, Sean Guest looks back at some of the most memorable Christmas Day games

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Step Back Special: Chris Paul, Kobe Bryant and David Stern’s legacy

Sean Guest looks at the Chris Paul-Lakers trade that would have shaken the NBA to the core, and did in a different way after not going through

The Step Back: Bye Bye Bynum

On this day in 2005, Andrew Bynum became the youngest player ever to appear in a regular season game, making his debut for a rebuilding Los Angeles Lakers team that would go on to become an NBA powerhouse.

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The Step Back: The Dr is in (Philadelphia)

On this day in 1976, the Philadelphia 76ers bought Julius ‘Dr J’ Erving for $3 million, transforming the franchise into a contender overnight.

Nikola Vucevic
Nikola Vucevic and the Orlando Magic’s catch-22

The Orlando Magic have a turbulent history with centers. Now, Nikola Vucevic’s future presents the franchise with another difficult decision. Resident Magic fan, Sean Guest explains.

Jim Boylen fired
Defending the indefensible: Boylen’s blitz spirit not enough for the Bulls

In Jim Boylen’s defense, Sean Guest breaks down the five minutes during the former Chicago Bulls’ coach’s tenure when his team was effective

Oklahoma City Thunder
The Thunder were the surprise of the regular season, but can they make some noise in the playoffs?

Many expected the Oklahoma City Thunder to be basement dwellers out West this season. Instead, Chris Paul has them comfortably heading towards the postseason. Sean Guest looks at why the Thunder have been so effective and what lies ahead for them in the Orlando Bubble.

Kevin Garnett
The Step Back: Nothing but Garnett (and Pierce and Allen)

On this day in 2007, the Boston Celtics renewed their relevance as a force in the NBA by trading for Kevin Garnett in what turned out to be a franchise-changing moment.