1. In Five Years: Predicting the Makeup of the NBA—The Best Players and Teams

    Do you ever wonder what the NBA will be like in five years? Widely recognized names such as Shaq, Kidd, Iverson, Garnett, and Duncan will be legends, if they aren't already...

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  2. After The Three Beasts, Which Teams Round Out The East?

    Here's a question that I've been looking to answer for quite some time now, after passing through the selections of top draft picks in June and the wild and crazy free agency period (which is still continuing)...

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  3. Pondering the Meaning of the Word "Underrated" in the NBA

    Underrate tr.v. un·der·rat·ed, un·der·rat·ing, un·der·rates To rate too low; underestimate...

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  4. The 2009 NBA Draft's Second Round: Diamonds In The Rough

    Every June, the second round of the NBA Draft always holds some players who have been overlooked, partly as a result of injuries they have suffered that have derailed their stocks or because ...

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  5. Not So Sweet as Sugar: Micheal Ray Richardson's Sad Fall from Grace

    February 25th, 1986. That date alone was the turning point in Micheal Ray Richardson's life. On that day, Richardson tested positive for cocaine for a third time, becoming the first player ...

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  6. Rafer Alston's Transition from Asphalt to Hardwood

    Did many people envision the Los Angeles Lakers duking it out with the Orlando Magic in the NBA Finals back in October? Okay, how about this: Did many people think Rafer Alston was going to lead ...

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  7. The Founding Fathers of The Modern Age of Basketball

    Kobe Bryant. Dwight Howard. LeBron James. Dwayne Wade. Tim Duncan. Yes, these players are all fantastic players, all of them potential locks for the Hall of Fame...

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  8. Stephon Marbury On His Way To Washington? Here's Why I'm Down

    Bittersweet. That phrase right there summarizes the Washington Wizards offseason so far. How about a brief recap. First, the Wizards win the lottery tiebreaker with the Los Angeles Clippers, ...

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  9. How the Denver Nuggets Made Me Look Like a Fool

    They don't play defense. How can they expect to advance past the first round if they can't make some sort of effort to stop the ball? Sure, they have the talent and the ability, but consider ...

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  10. Lucky Bounce for Pens in Overtime Pushes Caps to the Brink

    The Washington Capitals' have gone 0 for 7 in their last seven playoff games that have gone to overtime. Want something else to chew on? The Capitals are also now 0 for 8 all time in game five versus the Pittsburgh Penguins...

    Cyrus  I. Written by Cyrus I. about 5 years ago 87 reads 2 comments

  11. Len Bias: Revisiting the Tragedy

    June 19, 1986. Yes, Celtics/Terrapins fans, it has been almost 23 years since the death of Len Bias, former University of Maryland star power forward...

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  12. Three Reasons Why Boston Will Fold To Orlando In Second Round

    1. Dwight Howard Will Attract Extra Defenders Inside Nobody on the Celtics' roster is tall, big or even strong enough to compete with Dwight Howard inside...

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  13. Washington Redskins' Young Nucleus of Receivers Look to Prove Their Worth In '09

    Devin Thomas, Malcolm Kelly, Fred Davis.In that order, those were the names of the collegiate football players that the Washington Redskins' front office selected with confidence in last year's April NFL Draft...

    Cyrus  I. Written by Cyrus I. about 5 years ago 736 reads 2 comments

  14. Capitals-Penguins: Simeon Varlamov Makes Save of the Year

    The Washington Capitals' mysterious goaltender Simeon Varlamov has adjusted smoothly to the high-octane play of the NHL playoffs. The rookie has administered two shutouts in seven games played so far, and has made 181 saves up to this point...

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  15. Why Antawn Jamison Should Be The Washington Wizards' Sixth Man Next Season

    Right before he came to Washington, Antawn Jamison was the designated first player off the bench for the Dallas Mavericks in 2003-2004, packing a scoring punch of 14.8 points per game. He won the NBA's "Sixth Man" Award that season...

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  16. Dallas Mavericks: Peaking At The Right Time

    The Dallas Mavericks are advancing to the second round for the first time since 2006 after putting the San Antonio Spurs away rather effortlessly at AT&T Center last night...

    Cyrus  I. Written by Cyrus I. about 5 years ago 201 reads 4 comments

  17. Allen Iverson: All Signs Could Point to Retirement

    Let's face it. When you think about the NBA, one of the few people that pop right into your head is Allen Iverson. OK... that might have been your way of thinking four or five years ago...

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