1. 2011 NBA Draft: Why Duke Blue Devils' Nolan Smith Is a Great Choice

    Prior to the arrival of Kyrie Irving this past season, Duke fans lamented the absence of a scoring point guard since Jay Williams. It was taken for granted that Nolan Smith could be that guy...

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  2. Kevin Garnett's Assessment of Charlie Villanueva Proved Correct

    Back in November last year, there was a huge debate as to whether Kevin Garnet called Charlie Villanueva a “cancer patient” or whether Garnet told him he was “cancerous to his team...

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  3. Duke Basketball: Kyrie Irving Has to Leave but Quinn Cook Is a Star in the Making

    Can you name a projected top five draft pick that went back to school and then became a star in the NBA because of that extra year? Maybe Tim Duncan, but he was already a star. Going back to school for his senior year allowed him to become the No...

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  4. Does Duke Basketball Need a Crucial Third Scorer to Go Deep in NCAA Tounament?

    No team has ever won the NCAA tournament in the last 20 years just relying on one person. BYU fans salivating at the thought of Jimmer Fredette shooting them to the NCAA championship ...

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  5. Ben Hansbrough: How Notre Dame Point Guard Can Win Naismith Player of the Year

    Ben Hansbrough has led Notre Dame to an undefeated home record, and the Fighting Irish are currently second in the Big East, which is no easy feat considering the talent level of college basketball’s most competitive conference this season...

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  6. Has Hedo Turkoglu or Orlando Magic Taught Us a Valuable Lesson?

    There were two significant, groundbreaking changes evident in the NBA this season. One will have an everlasting effect while the other will just be a quiet ripple at dawn on a lake far away...

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  7. Blake Griffin's Minutes Must Be Managed More Efficiently by Los Angeles Clippers

    It was very evident that Blake Griffin was winded in the fourth quarter last Sunday against the Atlanta Hawks. He had a double-double in the first half, 19 points and 10 rebounds, but did not have it down the stretch to secure the game...

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  8. NBA Trade Rumors: Anderson Varejao Could Strengthen New York Knicks Frontcourt

    ESPN’s Chris Broussard reports that the New York Knicks ’ Plan B is to either obtain Andre Iguodala from the Philadelphia 76ers for Eddy Curry’s expiring contract ...

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  9. Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose Should Headline a Point Guard-Only Dunk Competition

    Lately, the Slam dunk competition has been anything but competitive. There is no thrill to it. Dwight Howard and Nate Robinson have carried the torch, but the competition has been sub-standard...

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  10. Duke's Mike Krzyzewski Says, 'Why Would You Want To Repeat the Same Experience?'

    Over the last 10 years North Carolina has won two championships, that is one more than Duke, but they have yet to win it back-to-back...

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  11. Miami Heat: Has LeBron James Finally Found the Fuel for His Fire?

    Up until the time Michael Jordan walked unto the stage to acknowledge his Hall of Fame acceptance, he was just the greatest to ever play the game...

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  12. Will Kevin Durant Start Over Carmelo Anthony for NBA Western All-Star Team?

    Being an All-Star is a popularity contest. The most productive players are selected, but eventually the most popular players among the best will get the nod. Last year the highest voted player was LeBron James, with just over 2...

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  13. Duke Blue Devils' Seth Curry Considered for Wooden Award

    One would expect to see Kyle Singler and Nolan Smith on a preseason award list, or Kyrie Irving, but Seth Curry? ESPN’s well-respected Andy Katz has compiled a list of players that are likely to be included in the Wooden Award preseason watch list.

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  14. Duke Blue Devils: Andre Dawkins Says, 'I'm Not Going To Quit'

    Eight seconds. That’s all a bull rider gets. He has to hang on to the Bull for eight seconds in order to get a score. If he can’t hang on long enough it’s no score...

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  15. NBA Teaches John Wall and His Rookie Class to Avoid Gilbert Arenas' Mistake

    Would Gilbert Arenas, after finally getting healthy, have had to forego almost an entire season because he thought it was safer, for his daughter, to store guns in his locker room rather ...

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  16. Did Ray Allen Quit on Boston Celtics Like LeBron James Quit on Cleveland Cavs?

    Last season the Boston Celtics proved that the start of the season is irrelevant; it is the end that matters. Even though they had a vicarious start, it ended in Game 7 of the NBA Finals...

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  17. Why Duke Should Learn From Their Rivals North Carolina

    Duke will more than likely be ranked No. 1 or not far off going into the 2010-'11 season. Expectations are high for the defending champions, who lost three starters but added McDonald's ...

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  18. Orlando Magic: Humbled J.J. Redick Is Ready To Contribute To 2010-11 Season

    You can run faster than him but he will go further. You may jump higher but you will have to come down to his level at some point? J.J. Redick is a machine. He knows his limitations but he keeps coming at you like Rocky...

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  19. Isiah Thomas Deserves Another Chance Condidering The Knicks Are Still No Good

    Do you believe in second chances? How about a lucky third time then? All right, maybe a fourth? Say what you want about Isiah Thomas, but you have to admire the perseverance of the man...

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  20. Delonte West: Should He Come Back To the Boston Celtics?

    Have you ever been unfortunate enough to have a team lose a game on a last second shot to finish the season? Like the way Duke fans might have felt if Butler's half court heave had ...

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  21. LeBron James: Zydrunas Ilgauskas Inadvertently Gives LBJ More Criticism

    LeBron James received more criticism from an unexpected source after his friend Zydrunas Ilgauskas wrote a heartfelt letter to Cleveland , in the Plain Dealer, thanking them for their support...

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  22. How Steve Nash Made Chris Bosh Look Soft

    Toronto Raptors general manager Bryan Colangelo recently went on record to say that Chris Bosh chose not to play some crucial games last season...

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  23. Top Five NBA Agents of the summer (2010)

    David Falk set the mark for agents representing NBA players. He had the foresight to insist that Michael Jordan be given his own line of shoes by NIKE as a rookie. To this day Michael Jordan's shoes are still one of the best selling brands...

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  24. How Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, and Chris Bosh Changed the NBA

    Have you ever seen an old film called Bridge Over the River Kwai? Alec Guinness plays Colonel Nicholson , whose British company are taken prisoners, along with Americans, by the Japanese during World War II in Western Thailand ...

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  25. LeBron James Signing with the Miami Heat Makes Kobe Bryant Number One

    With LeBron James joining Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami, Kobe Bryant just became the best player in the NBA and the league's enforcer...

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