1. Breaking Down the Most Pivotal Moments of the NBA Season so Far

    While every NBA season brings reason for excitement, the 2012-13 version has been nothing short of spectacular in terms of entertainment thus far...

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  2. Cleveland Cavaliers Need to Monitor Anderson Varejao's Workload

    Cleveland Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao is enjoying a career year with highs in points, rebounds, assists, steals and free throw percentage...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 1,477 reads 7 comments

  3. Power Ranking the NBA's Best Big-Market Teams

    To say that big-market teams run the NBA would be a gross understatement. For instance, of the 65 NBA Finals that have taken place in the sport's history, 33 have been won by the large-market Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics franchises, alone...

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  4. Updated Carmelo Anthony vs. LeBron James Tale of the Tape

    On December 6, the first place 13-4 New York Knicks travel to Miami to take on the first place 12-4 Heat. A Knicks-Heat game is exciting on many levels, but none more so than the superstar match-up of Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James ...

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  5. 2012-13 NBA Rookie Film Review: What Does the Tape Say About Top Youngsters?

    Now over a month into their rookie seasons, the 2012 draft class can finally begin to be scouted on an NBA level...

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  6. 5 NBA Teams That Deserve More Attention in the 2012-13 Season

    Those who are regular viewers of SportsCenter on ESPN may believe that the NBA only consists of about five teams...

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  7. Can Cleveland Cavaliers G Dion Waiters Actually Win Rookie of the Year?

    Being a high draft pick on the Cleveland Cavaliers means living up to a very high standard. Kyrie Irving and LeBron James had some of the better rookie seasons ...

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  8. 5 2012 NBA Draft Picks Teams Are Kicking Themselves over Right Now

    The word "bust" can have a very appealing definition when discussing women, but not so much with NBA draft picks. While it's still early into the 2012-13 season, it's clear some draft picks from June may have been a mistake after all...

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  9. NBA Trade Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers Should Try to Deal for Jazz's Paul Millsap

    The Cleveland Cavaliers haven't been very active in the trade market recently, but Chris Grant's been money when he's pulled the trigger...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 6,770 reads 31 comments

  10. NBA Players Who Need a New Coach to Become an All-Star

    Chemistry is an invaluable part of basketball. This we know is true. Not only the chemistry between players, but the relationship between coaches and players can make or break a team's success...

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  11. Cleveland Cavaliers: Breaking Down the Awesomeness of Anderson Varejao

    Nothing more than a hustle player. Doesn't do anything but flop. No offensive game at all. For years, the Cleveland Cavaliers ' Anderson Varejao has been unfairly labeled...

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  12. 1 Player from Each Team That Should Be in the NBA Dunk Contest

    The NBA Slam Dunk contest is one of the best All-Star festivities in all of sports. First beginning in 1984, some of the all-time greats have participated in the event...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 10,093 reads 6 comments

  13. Cleveland Cavaliers: Comparing Dion Waiters to Other Top NBA Rookies

    Cleveland Cavaliers rookie Dion Waiters was the fourth pick in the 2012 NBA draft out of Syracuse University, this we know. This is now where the draft expert and fans begin to disagree...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 7,459 reads 12 comments

  14. Lakers Proving Money Alone Doesn't Win a Championship

    Greatness comes at a cost in many aspects of life. For the Los Angeles Lakers , it's more expensive than for most. The Lakers hold a current payroll of $100.4 million according to HoopsHype ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 2,226 reads 47 comments

  15. Biggest Sleepers in the NBA's Western Conference

    The NBA playoff picture is already beginning to take shape, even if the season remains in its infancy stage. The Western Conference has been the dominant side of the NBA for some time now, and 2012-13 looks to be no different...

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  16. Kyrie Irving Is Already Better Than These 5 "Star" Point Guards

    In a recent Bleacher Report interview with Kyrie Irving , the Cavaliers ' star was asked if he considered himself a top five point guard in the NBA today...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 9,036 reads 52 comments

  17. 7 NBA Players Flying Under the Radar Every Fan Should Watch

    NBA stars don't always make their presence known right away. Take Kobe Bryant , for instance. The Lakers star and future Hall of Famer once rode the bench in L.A. for two seasons before finally earning a starting job...

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  18. Grading the Top 25 NBA Stars Thus Far in the 2012-13 Season

    The 2012-13 NBA season is heating up, and with it the star players that make this league so much fun to watch...

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  19. Why the Los Angeles Lakers Need to Let Steve Nash Be Steve Nash

    Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike Brown has never been confused for an offensive mastermind. A fine assistant coach who learned the principles of defense under Gregg Popovich ...

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  20. 10 Biggest Surprises of the NBA's First Week

    The first week of the 2012-2013 NBA season has now come and gone, and with it, many unexpected surprises. While some contenders have stumbled coming out of the gate, other presumed bottom-dwellers have gotten off to hot starts...

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  21. NBA Rumors: Playing Fact or Fiction with the Early-Season Buzz

    It may be early in the 2012-2013 NBA season, but that doesn't mean plenty of rumors aren't already out there just waiting to be entertained...

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  22. Grades for Cleveland Cavaliers' 94-84 Opening Night Win over Washington Wizards

    One game. One win. For now, all is well in Cavalier land. The Cavs enjoyed a solid win over the Wizards on Tuesday night, thanks mainly to Kyrie Irving and Anderson Varejao ...

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  23. Cleveland Cavaliers: 5 Things to Watch for to Begin 2012-13 Season

    It's finally here, Cavs fans! The start of a new season, where hope and optimism can be found, if at least for a little while. Unlike most seasons for Cleveland sports fans, Cavs faithful actually have a lot to look forward to...

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  24. The Most Important Miami Heat Star Not Named LeBron James

    When Dwyane Wade , LeBron James and Chris Bosh first teamed up for the Miami Heat in 2010, it was unclear who would take over as the team's main star. It's now safe to say that question has been definitively answered...

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  25. NBA Fantasy 2012: Last Minute Sleepers, Rankings and Projections

    The 2012-2013 NBA season will soon be underway, and with it the start thousands of fantasy leagues worldwide. Unlike the real NBA, a fantasy championship is not won with superstars alone...

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