1. NBA All-Star Rosters: Power Ranking This Year's All-Star Players

    This Sunday, the NBA 's stars will align at center court in Houston, Texas. The 2013 All-Star Game will feature the league's best players, all gathered to compete for conference supremacy...

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  2. One Ideal Trade Target for Every NBA Title Contender

    The 10 teams with the best records in the NBA through Friday's games already have many of the pieces in place to make a deep run in the playoffs. But as the Feb...

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  3. Making Virtual Posters from the Best Dunks of the NBA Season

    The best virtual dunk posters of the NBA season are those that uniquely combine an image of athletic excellence along with a high-flying narrative behind it...

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  4. From Chuck Taylor to LeBron X: Year-by-Year Evolution of NBA Sneakers

    From canvas high tops to foam composites and everything in between, this year-by-year evolution of basketball sneakers provides a look back at some of the most influential shoes in NBA history...

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  5. Blockbuster NBA Trades That Would Shake Up the Association

    This blockbuster list of trades that would shake up the Association include a number of players who could potentially be moved before the NBA trade deadline on February 21...

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

    The updated rankings of the top five NBA players at every position are a measure of productivity this season. This is not a ranking of who has the most talent at each position, nor is it a projection of who will have the best season by year's end...

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  7. NBA's Worst Superstar Roster Gambles in Recent Memory

    The worst superstar roster gambles in NBA history include huge contract investments that paid off the least on the basketball court...

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  8. NBA Power Rankings: Latest Standings for All 30 Teams

    The Memphis Grizzlies traded their leading scorer this week. They were contending for the Western Conference title when the move was made...

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  9. A Look Back at 13 NBA All-Stars' High School Scouting Reports

    What did the scouting report say about today's NBA All-Stars before they became the household names they are now? It's fascinating to look back in an attempt to answer that question...

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  10. Round-by-Round NBA Playoff Projections at Season's Halfway Point

    These playoff projections seed each team according to its record at the halfway point of the season. For example, the Boston Celtics—despite the loss of Rajon Rondo—are still projected as the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference...

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  11. Updated NBA MVP Odds at Halfway Mark

    The NBA MVP award is derived from qualitative analysis based on quantitative data. It's voted on by a collection of basketball writers with different definitions of what it actually means to be the NBA's MVP...

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  12. Midseason Grades for Every NBA Team

    With the All-Star break fast approaching, it is now time to grade each team in the NBA on the first half of their respective seasons. It is important to remember, however, that these interim marks can certainly be improved upon by season's end...

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  13. Predicting NBA Stars Most Likely to Drop off in Second Half of 2012-13 Season

    The NBA stars likeliest to drop off in the second half of this season include a group of players who all currently rank among the top 50 in scoring. Some of these stars have put together a better-than-expected start to their season...

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  14. Veteran NBA Teams Built for the Playoffs

    Defense and experience wins games in the postseason. The veteran NBA teams who are built for the playoffs have just the right balance of both. These veteran groups use their NBA experience to their advantage by defending collectively...

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  15. 7 Best Bang-for-Buck Players in the NBA This Season

    There is a select group of NBA players outperforming their contracts this season to a point where it's almost criminal...

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  16. Updated NBA MVP Odds at Unoffical Midpoint of the 2012-13 Season

    Updated MVP odds at the unofficial midpoint of the 2012-13 NBA season were driven by two primary criteria: individual player efficiency and team winning percentage. Scoring numbers, assist totals and rebounding were also factors...

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  17. NBA Superstars Who Need to Stop Whining Now

    We all have days when we whine. NBA players are no exception. But when an NBA superstar is whining, more often than not, they put their team in a position to lose...

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  18. NBA Power Rankings: How Every Team Stacks Up so Far in 2013

    We're beginning to find out which NBA teams might have staying power this season. The Atlanta Hawks came out the gate quickly but have since come back down to earth...

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  19. Reclassifying NBA Dunkers

    There are dunkers all over the NBA . From Gerald Green to JaVale McGee, everybody's throwing it down these days. As dunking and dunkers become more prevalent, however, the sophistication of dunking has also increased...

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  20. Top Sharpshooters in the NBA

    The top sharpshooters in the NBA today include the most efficient three-point marksmen the league has to offer...

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  21. 12 NBA Young Stars Firmly on the Rise This Season

    The 12 young NBA stars included on this list have demonstrated consistent production this season to varying degrees. There is one player who will undoubtedly be an All-Star this season...

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  22. Is LeBron James Still Excelling in the Clutch?

    The Miami Heat lost to the Portland Trail Blazers 92-90 on Thursday, January 10. Trailing by two on the game's final play, LeBron James dribbled at the top of the key in search of a driving lane...

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  23. Updated Rankings of NBA's Most Hated Owners

    NBA owners must manage a delicate line between business and fandom with every decision they make on behalf of their team. When that line isn't managed properly, they become polarizing figures...

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  24. Ranking the Candidates for NBA's 'Next LeBron' Tag

    LeBron James is the NBA 's best player. This much is not a debate. He's leading the league in Player Efficiency Rating for the sixth straight time this season. He also ranks fifth overall in scoring at 26...

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  25. Ranking LeBron James' 2012-13 with His Best Career Regular Seasons

    The previous five seasons of LeBron James ' NBA career have been his best to date. Since 2007-08, James has led the NBA in player efficiency rating every year...

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