1. Report Card Grades for Biggest 2013 NBA Free-Agent Signings Thus Far

    Teams around the NBA will not be able to officially sign players from this summer's free-agent class until after the league's moratorium is lifted on July 10...

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  2. Biggest Reasons LeBron James Will Spend the Rest of His Career with Miami Heat

    LeBron James owns a player option that could make him a free agent following the 2013-14 campaign. But even though he is likely to use that option to his advantage, in pursuit of ...

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  3. Burning Questions for Each New NBA Head Coach

    The burning questions for each new NBA head coach highlight the biggest challenges facing them in the first season with their new teams...

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  4. Biggest Red Flags That Could Disrupt Budding Miami Heat Dynasty

    Winning two NBA championships in succession qualifies as an historic run. Winning three in as many seasons, however, is a dynasty...

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  5. Has LeBron James Surpassed Dwyane Wade As Greatest Miami Heat Star Ever?

    LeBron James has led the Miami Heat to the NBA Finals during each of his three seasons in South Beach. He has earned league MVP honors twice during that time before cashing in two of those trips with an NBA title...

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  6. NBA Free Agency Moves That Will Create Instant Contenders

    There are NBA free agency moves available this summer that will create instant championship contenders around the league...

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  7. Predicting the Best Value Signings of 2013 NBA Free Agency

    The best value signings of 2013 NBA free agency project to provide the highest on-court production at a salary cap friendly price...

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  8. Predicting Final Landing Spots for the Top 25 2013 NBA Free Agents

    NBA free agency begins July 1; where will the NBA 's top 25 free agents land by the end of the summer? Here we predict free-agent destinations and rank free agents according to who projects to make the biggest impact in 2013-14 with their new teams...

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  9. Ranking the NBA's Coaching Newcomers

    The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers will enter the 2013 NBA draft Thursday night without a head coach. At some point before the 2013-14 season begins, they will each be hiring a new coach to fill their vacancy...

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  10. Predicting 2013 NBA Free Agents Bound to Bust

    The list of 2013 free agents bound to bust includes players who will receive lucrative contract offers this summer. Those offers could range from three or four years, at $5 million annually, all the way up to max-level contracts...

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  11. Ranking Best Bargain Bin Options for Miami Heat in 2013 Free Agency

    On January 20, 2013, the Miami Heat signed unrestricted free agent Chris "Birdman" Andersen to a 10-day contract. After being waived by the Denver Nuggets on July 17, 2012, Andersen re-entered the league with the Heat from the unemployment ranks.

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  12. Drafting the Ultimate NBA All-Chemistry Team

    The ultimate NBA All-Chemistry Team features a select group of players who maximize their role in an attempt to help their team win...

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  13. Why You're Missing Greatness If You're Still Rooting Against LeBron James

    With the Miami Heat on the brink of elimination, LeBron James elevated his performance against the San Antonio Spurs in Game 6 of the 2013 NBA Finals...

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  14. Would LeBron James Be a Good Coach?

    The headband came off for LeBron James during Game 6 against the San Antonio Spurs , and he subsequently made one winning play after another to close out the Miami Heat victory...

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  15. Ranking Best Options for David Stern's Next Job After NBA Commissioner

    David Stern is scheduled to retire in February 2014. He will never have to work another day in his life once he does. Frankly, he probably hasn't had to work for the last 15 years at least...

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  16. Comparing LeBron James' NBA Finals Resume to Michael Jordan's and Kobe Bryant's

    Michael Jordan is the modern standard by which all NBA finalists are measured. In six trips to the finals during his career with the Chicago Bulls , Jordan won each time...

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  17. Comparing 2013 NBA Playoff Run to LeBron James' 1st Two Miami Heat Postseasons

    Since joining the Miami Heat in the summer of 2010, LeBron James has made three straight trips to the NBA Finals. In each playoff run, the expectations of championship or bust have been the same...

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  18. LeBron James' Early Playoff Failures Created NBA Juggernaut We See Today

    From winning the NBA Rookie of the Year in 2004 to being named an All-Star in his second season, LeBron James exceeded all expectations early on in his career...

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  19. Greatest NBA Finals Moments in San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat History

    The San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat have combined to win six NBA championships since 1999. The Spurs are currently competing for their fifth title as an organization, while the Heat are looking for their third...

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  20. LeBron James vs. Tim Duncan: Two Polar Opposite Paths To NBA Superstardom

    After their first meeting in the 2007 NBA Finals, LeBron James and Tim Duncan are together once again on the NBA Finals stage in 2013. Each superstar was selected No...

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  21. Evolution of LeBron James: Complete Timeline Capturing King James' Dominance

    LeBron James arrived on the NBA scene in 2003 surrounded by unprecedented expectations of greatness...

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  22. Ranking Most Eye-Popping Stats from Miami Heat's 2013 Playoff Run

    The Miami Heat lost Game 1 of the 2012 NBA Finals to the Oklahoma City Thunder before going on to win the next four games. In 2013, they dropped Game 1 to the San Antonio Spurs by a score of 92-88...

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  23. Ranking LeBron James' Best Career NBA Finals Performances

    This list is ranking the best single-game NBA Finals performances of LeBron James ' career. Heading into the Miami Heat 's matchup with the San Antonio Spurs , James has played in 15 NBA Finals games to date...

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  24. Dispelling the Biggest Myths Surrounding LeBron James' Perceived Weaknesses

    On his way to leading the Miami Heat on three straight trips to the NBA Finals, LeBron James has improved many aspects of his overall game. Much of this improvement has worked to dispel myths surrounding James' perceived weaknesses...

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  25. Ranking the Top 10 NBA Point Guards of Last Decade

    This list is ranking the top point guards from the 2003-04 season through 2012-13 based on their body of work during the last decade specifically...

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