1. NBA Team Incomes

    http://www.nba.com/2009/news/It's interesting to see how much money teams are making. Larger cities with more disposable income have obvious advantages, since they can charge more ...

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  2. Outdated, Unedited, Semi-Ethical Essay on the NBA Age Minimum

    The National Basketball Association, or NBA as it’s known, implemented a policy in 2005 that requires anybody that wants to enter their draft to be at least 19 years of age in ...

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  3. NBA vs. Congress: Mandatory Minimum Age Debate

    http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=4342058"However, my concern is that the players who must abide by this rule are harmed by the league's pursuit of these business interests," the congressman ...

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  4. Los Angeles Lakers' Chance at a Repeat: Examining the Other Contenders

    In order to judge a possible dynasty I feel like you have to look at the other contenders. The Cavs upgraded with Shaq...

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  5. Lakers Buy Time on PG Situation, Sign Shannon Brown

    Lakers salary breakdown (link) The Lakers are signing Shannon Brown to a two-year, $4.2 million deal. The way I see this is that the Lakers are basically buying time to decide who ...

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  6. Some NBA Preview E-Mail Thoughts

    Nick:I just wanted to know everyone's thoughts on all the most recent free agent developments. Of course, I'm most interested in Boston's signing of Rasheed and the likely signing of Big Baby by the Spurs...

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  7. Sunday, July Fifth Bullets - Roger Federer vs. Andy Roddick

    Sports: Andy Roddick's second set tiebreak in the 2009 Wimbledon Final is probably going to haunt him the rest of his career...

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  8. Shaquille O'Neal to Cleveland: Potential Impacts

    Wow.A blockbuster trade sending Shaquille O'Neal to Cleveland is being finalized. This is just too ticklish...

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  9. Kobe Bryant Takes a Pay Cut? Maybe If He Owned the Team

    Now that the Lakers are the 2009 NBA Champions, the talk has begun on how they could repeat their success next year.Two of the major pieces to this championship run, namely Lamar Odom and Trevor ...

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  10. I Love Sports, And Where is My Cricket?

    No matter where I go there's no shortage of sporting action. I can sit here in Ipoh, Malaysia and get swept up in the 20/20 Cricket World Cup Final, watch Tiger's struggles in the US ...

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  11. Basketball Anti-Christs: Kobe and LeBron

    Michael Jordan. The greatest basketball player ever. Fine. Nobody really disputes that.Now, why do Jordan fans seem to hate Kobe Bryant?Why do Kobe fans seem to hate LeBron James?. . ...

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  12. Kobe A Teammate?

    Ever since Kobe Bryant entered the NBA in 1996, he's been compared to Michael Jordan. But throughout his first decade in the league most people questioned his ability to make his teammates better or even trust them...

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  13. Teams Win Championships, Players Don't

    As a Lakers fan that bleeds purple and gold for the team and Kobe, this one is sweet. Sweeter than the 3-peat. Sweeter than listening and hearing and watching highlights from the 80's...

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  14. Kobe Bryant: From the Best, to Best Closer

    Whenever a great player is mentioned, people like to have a catchphrase or nickname to go with. Most players will carry their nicknames on forever, and there are usually two types of nicknames for each player...

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  15. Kobe Bryant in the Clutch, Part 2

    In games two and three, Kobe has had two missteps on crucial game-deciding possessions.In game two he got blocked from behind by Hedo Turkoglu and gave Lee an opportunity for Orlando to win the game...

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  16. Kobe in The Clutch

    The site Bill Simmons (ESPN) referred to, is this one:http://www.82games.com/gamewinningshots.htmIt's Interesting, but it includes 2004-2007. And we all know the things Kobe tried to do in those years, especially at the end of games...

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  17. Andrew Bynum: Sit Down and Shut Up

    I think ardent Bynum supporters are irrationally coddling a player without the basketball acumen he needs that will not come with time. Footwork can be taught in part, but awkwardness can't be removed...

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  18. Kobe Bryant Meets Roger Federer

    Even though Kobe Bryant isn't in the Gillette ads with Tiger Woods and Derek Jeter like Roger Federer is, the comparison between the two couldn't be clearer today...

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  19. The Los Angeles Lakers: No Rebounds, No Rings

    The Lakers dodged a bullet in Game Two, as they were one Courtney Lee layup away from heading to Orlando for three games without home-court...

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  20. Cautious Confidence for the Los Angeles Lakers

    The Lakers have played three of their best five games of the playoffs in succession, which should give them confidence heading into game two (the other two IMO are Houston Game Five win, Denver Game Six win)...

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