1. Blueprint for LeBron James to Have Most Dominant Postseason of All Time in 2013

    The blueprint for LeBron James to have the most dominant postseason of all time in 2013 outlines the statistical achievements he would need to accomplish in order to secure this distinction...

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  2. NBA Coaches Fighting for Their Jobs in Postseason

    The NBA coaches fighting for their respective jobs this postseason all share an unknown future heading into 2013-14. For coaches like P.J...

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  3. Blueprint for Miami Heat Title Repeat Entering 2013 Postseason

    The Miami Heat 's blueprint for repeating as NBA champions heading into the 2013 postseason is relatively simple. While compiling a league-best winning percentage of .805 in 2012-13, as compared to ...

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  4. NBA Playoffs 2013: Breaking Down Every Opening-Round Series

    The opening round is now officially set with the 2013 NBA playoffs scheduled to begin on Sunday. In breaking down each series, the individual matchups that will prove critical in determining the outcome were identified...

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  5. Where LeBron James Ranks Among NBA's Most Dominant Playoff Stars of All Time

    LeBron James is already among the NBA 's most dominant playoff stars off all time. From a statistical standpoint, for example, James will enter the 2013 playoffs with the Miami Heat ranking fourth all time in postseason scoring at 28...

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  6. End-of-Season Grades for Every NBA Franchise's Front Office

    The end-of-season grades for every NBA franchise's front office are measured by a combination of draft choices, trades and financial health of the roster, along with the ability to win games in 2012-13...

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  7. Spoiler Alert: Ranking the NBA Playoffs' Most Likely Upset Specials

    March Madness wrapped up a week ago, but hoopheads craving more upsets can rest easy: The NBA playoffs are very near. However, the No...

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  8. The One 2013 Free Agent Each NBA Team Should Already Be Eyeing

    The one 2013 free agent that each NBA team should already be eyeing is a player who fills a specific need while also being able to fit within salary-cap restraints...

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  9. Could Stars Align for a 1st-Round Upset of the Miami Heat?

    In order for a first-round upset of the Miami Heat , the stars would need to align in such a way that disproves all known theory of NBA basketball in 2012-13...

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  10. Strategies to Stop LeBron James That Backfired

    Defensive strategies to stop LeBron James have backfired throughout the Association in 2012-13. In many ways, scheming to defend James is similar to the plans once devised for knocking out Mike Tyson during his reign as heavyweight champion...

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  11. If Dwyane Wade Is in Decline, Show Me Where to Sign Up

    If Dwyane Wade is in decline, show me where to sign up to age as gracefully as the Miami Heat superstar...

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  12. Least Valuable Player on Each NBA Team

    For the purposes of this list, the least valuable player of each NBA team has been determined by a combination of salary, expectations, playing time and production in 2012-13...

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  13. Chris Bosh's Value to Miami Heat Playoff Run Won't Show Up in Box Score

    Chris Bosh 's ultimate value to the Miami Heat playoff run won't show up in a box score. Playing a team-first role in support of LeBron James and Dwyane Wade , Bosh's scoring average of 16...

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  14. Updated Approval Rankings for Dwight Howard

    This sampling of updated approval rankings for Dwight Howard comes one year removed from his former coach, Stan Van Gundy, publicly claiming that Howard requested his firing from the Orlando Magic ...

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  15. Updated 2013 Win-Loss Predictions for Every NBA Team

    With the 2013 NBA playoffs looming, the postseason field is taking shape. In the Eastern Conference, the major questions revolve around which teams will eventually secure seeds two through six...

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  16. 10 Biggest NBA Rookie Disappointments in 2012-13

    This article features a list of the most misused or misdrafted rookies in the NBA this season. It includes those who entered the league with high expectations and were forced into ...

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  17. Predicting How Many NBA Titles Miami Heat Would Win If LeBron Re-Signs in 2014

    If LeBron James re-signs with the Miami Heat during the summer of 2014, he will have delivered on his promise to bring multiple championships to South Beach...

    Brendan  Bowers Written by Brendan Bowers about over 1 year ago 17,233 reads 101 comments

  18. Ranking Miami Heat's Dominant Campaign with Best NBA Regular Seasons Ever

    The Miami Heat 's dominant 2012-13 campaign already ranks among the best regular seasons in NBA history. The 27-game winning streak that ended against the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday was enough to propel Miami to the league's best record...

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  19. From Bitter Hate to Utter Love, How LeBron James Is Winning Over the NBA

    LeBron James is not only winning games and accolades during the 2012-13 campaign, but he is also winning over an NBA fanbase which collectively booed his every move just a short time ago...

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  20. Achievements That Would Make Kobe Bryant Even More Legendary

    The achievements that would make Kobe Bryant even more legendary include those that aren't even considered for traditional stars. As the most interesting man in basketball, Bryant has accomplished everything else...

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  21. Updated Rankings of the Top 5 NBA Players at Every Position

    The updated rankings of the top five players at every position are measuring the NBA 's elite as the regular season winds down...

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  22. How LeBron James Is Making Life Easier for Dwyane Wade

    LeBron James is making life easier for Dwyane Wade by allowing his 31-year-old Miami Heat teammate to mature like a superstar...

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  23. Breaking Down the Best Crunch-Time Lineup for Miami Heat

    The best crunch-time lineup for the Miami Heat is a positionless unit that does not include a traditional point guard, power forward or center. It is also a group that is not overly concerned with rebounding the basketball...

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  24. Ranking the NBA's Top Sidekicks

    This list measures the NBA 's top sidekicks by ranking each player based on his individual performance in 2012-13. Those highlighted truly embody the sidekick role this season...

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  25. Where LeBron-Kyrie Combo Would Rank Among NBA's Elite Duos of Last Decade

    The hypothetical pairing of LeBron James and Kyrie Irving in 2014 would form one of the elite NBA duos of the last decade...

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