1. NBA Draft 2012: Kendall Marshall and the Top 7 Dark-Horse Candidates

    Anthony Davis is destined to do big things in the NBA . Bradley Beal , Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Harrison Barnes and Thomas Robinson could all follow suit. But none of that would surprise anyone...

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  2. NBA Draft 2012: Which First-Round Picks Will Be out of the NBA in 5 Years?

    The draft is a time of mystery and wonder for NBA franchises. Each year, teams select players in the first round with the hope that they will be able to eventually become long-term contributors for them...

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  3. Cleveland Cavaliers: 5 Shooting Guards the Cavs Should Target in Draft

    The only position that the Cleveland Cavaliers truly have set in stone for the future is at point guard with the sensational former No. 1 pick Kyrie Irving leading the way...

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  4. Cleveland Cavaliers: Why Cavs Shouldn't Re-Sign Antawn Jamison

    The Cleveland Cavaliers traded for Antawn Jamison at the trade deadline in 2010 with the expectation that he would be the final piece for their championship aspirations. Unfortunately, he was not that missing link...

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  5. Cleveland Cavaliers: Why Cavs Are Better off with Kyrie Irving Than LeBron James

    The Cleveland Cavaliers were undoubtedly an excellent team with LeBron James . The self-proclaimed king led them to four 50-win seasons and an Eastern Conference championship ...

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  6. Cleveland Cavaliers: Why Signing Mirza Teletovic Makes Sense for the Cavs

    Unless you follow international basketball, you probably have no idea who Mirza Teletovic is. Allow me to fill you in. Teletovic is a 26-year-old forward for the Caja Laboral Vitoria in Spain...

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  7. NBA Draft 2012: 5 Targets for the Cleveland Cavaliers' No. 4 Pick

    The Cleveland Cavaliers will be faced with perhaps their toughest—and most significant—decision in the 42-year history of the franchise...

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  8. NBA Draft 2012: A Closer Look at Kansas' Thomas Robinson

    There may be no greater—or more inspirational—story in college hoops than that of Kansas' star big man Thomas Robinson. Midway through his sophomore year for the Jayhawks, crisis struck him like no other...

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  9. NBA Draft 2012: A Closer Look at Kentucky's Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

    Winner. That sums up Kentucky's Michael Kidd-Gilchrist in a nut shell. The Somerdale, New Jersey native won a high school state championship when he was just 15 years old playing next to current Cavaliers stud point guard Kyrie Irving at St...

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  10. Cleveland Cavaliers Come Up Short with Offer for No. 1: Analyzing the Attempt

    It doesn't hurt to try. According to Chad Ford of ESPN , the Cleveland Cavaliers offered their bundle of draft selections—the fourth, 24th, 32nd and 33rd overall selections—in exchange for the No...

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  11. NBA Draft 2012: A Closer Look at North Carolina's Harrison Barnes

    After a dominant career at Ames High School in Iowa—where he led the Little Cyclones to a pair of state championships and averaged a stellar 26.1 points, 10.0 boards, 3.1 steals and 3...

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  12. Cleveland Cavaliers: 6 Free Agents the Cavs Should Pursue This Offseason

    The Cleveland Cavaliers are hoping to take a giant leap forward in their rebuilding project in the draft on June 28. This, however, will not solve all of the team's issues, so they will need to look at free agents to improve more...

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  13. Cleveland Cavaliers: Why Re-Signing Alonzo Gee Is a Must

    It took two full seasons of searching through the league's undesirables—including five D-League call-ups in 2012 alone—but it seems the Cavs have finally found a diamond in the rough in swingman Alonzo Gee ...

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  14. NBA Draft 2012: 4 Areas of Immediate Need for the Cleveland Cavaliers

    The Cleveland Cavaliers surprised many critics early in their 2011-12 campaign. One year removed from setting an NBA record with 26 consecutive losses, this year's squad had a whole new swagger about them...

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  15. NBA Draft 2012: A Closer Look at Connecticut's Andre Drummond

    At this time one year ago, the nation's top high school center Andre Drummond was faced with a difficult decision: Would he remain in the 2012 recruitment class or reclassify himself ...

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  16. NBA Draft 2012: A Closer Look at Kentucky's Anthony Davis

    It was only three years before winning a national championship, being named the AP National Player of the Year and earning dozens of other accolades in his sole season at Kentucky that Anthony Davis was a complete unknown to the basketball world...

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  17. NBA Draft 2012: A Closer Look at Florida's Bradley Beal

    Last year, St. Louis native Bradley Beal ended his high school career with a bang. He led the Chaminade Red Devils to a 27-1 record—the sole loss being in the state quarterfinal game—while posting averages of 32...

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