1. NBA Playoffs 2012: Failing Playoff Teams That Need Complete Chemistry Makeover

    In almost every NBA season, we see teams make the playoffs before floundering out against superior competition...

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  2. NBA Rumors: Why Deron Williams Must Avoid Dallas Mavericks

    Since before the 2012 NBA season began, we've become accustomed to hearing rampant speculation connecting Deron Williams and the Dallas Mavericks ...

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  3. NBA Playoffs 2012: Postseason X-Factors Who Must Deliver

    The 2012 NBA playoffs have been filled with heartbreak, surprise and upsets as the NBA continues to wrap up the first-round action...

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  4. Breaking Down Miami Heat's Biggest Hurdle Along Road to NBA Championship

    The Miami Heat did not sweep Carmelo Anthony 's New York Knicks out of the first round, but the LeBron James -led squad remains a strong bet to head to the NBA Finals for the second straight postseason...

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  5. NBA Free Agents 2012: Breaking Down Likely Landing Spots for Jason Terry

    Jason Terry's upcoming free agency has been on his mind for quite some time. Earlier this season, the veteran sixth man told ESPN Dallas he felt as if he was "playing for 29 teams...

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  6. NBA Rumors: Jason Kidd's Recruitment Won't Land Deron Williams in Dallas

    Jason Kidd continues to talk about Deron Williams ' upcoming free agency as if he's D-Will's agent. After his Dallas Mavericks were swept out of the first round of the postseason, ...

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  7. NBA Awards 2012: Why Regular Season MVP Means Nothing for LeBron James' Legacy

    LeBron James is considered the heavy favorite to win the 2012 NBA MVP award. If he does come away with the honor, it would be the third time in his young career that James has earned the designation of the league's most valuable player...

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  8. NBA Rumors: Phoenix Suns Would Be Insane to Re-Sign Steve Nash

    Phoenix Suns fans would love to see the franchise re-sign Steve Nash . After beginning his career with the team (two seasons), Nash has been with the club since the 2004-05 campaign...

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  9. 2012 NBA Mock Draft: Talented Prospects Tarnished by Red Flags

    College prospects with red flags often slide in the NBA draft for a variety of reasons, but some of those kids often wind up being serious steals to teams willing to take a chance...

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  10. NBA Free Agents 2012: Veterans Who Will Take Pay Cuts to Win a Ring

    When an NBA player reaches a certain point in his career, the pursuit to win a championship rises to the forefront when picking a new team as a free agent...

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  11. How Kobe Bryant's Knee Procedure Saved L.A. Lakers' Legend's Career

    Kobe Bryant wasn't himself in Phil Jackson's final season as Los Angeles Lakers head coach. Lakers fans were well aware of Bryant's knee problems, but many saw him taking the ...

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  12. Jrue Holiday and Stars Who Will Blossom in the 2012 NBA Playoffs

    The NBA playoffs always provide an opportunity for certain players to stand out and the chance to flourish in front of a national audience...

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  13. NBA Rumors: Signing Andrei Kirilenko Won't Lure Deron Williams to Brooklyn

    Could Andrei Kirilenko be on his way to join the Brooklyn Nets and potentially become Deron Williams' newest teammate? Where there's smoke, there can often be fire, and this isn't the first time we've heard AK-47 being linked to the Nets...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about 2 years ago 2,575 reads 9 comments

  14. Why Josh Smith's Injury Shouldn't Detract from an All-NBA Season

    Josh Smith was forced to leave Game 2 of Atlanta's series against the Boston Celtics with a knee injury after battling with Kevin Garnett beneath the basket...

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  15. Miami Heat: How Role Players Have Fueled LeBron James' Hot Postseason Play

    LeBron James is the heavy favorite to win his third regular season MVP award, and thus far in the postseason, the Miami Heat superstar has looked fully motivated to win his first championship...

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  16. How Bringing Back Jeremy Lin in the Playoffs Would Hurt New York Knicks

    Jeremy Lin 's potential return is not going to bring Amar'e Stoudemire back into the playoff picture, and it's not going to change anything about the New York Knicks ' chances of beating the Miami Heat in the first round...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about 2 years ago 4,625 reads 16 comments

  17. Predicting the Brooklyn Nets' Starting Lineup for Inaugural Season

    There has been a ton of hype surrounding the Nets ' move to Brooklyn, and after the team's official logo was revealed earlier this week, many are already brimming with excitement about what it means for the long-term outlook of the franchise...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about 2 years ago 2,934 reads 4 comments

  18. NBA Draft 2012: Projecting Biggest Potential Bust at Every Position

    While most NBA fans are focused on the heated battles in the first round of the NBA playoffs, decision-makers in the front office are rapidly preparing for the 2012 draft class...

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  19. Amare Stoudemire Injury: How Act of Stupidity Will Actually Help NY Knicks

    Amar'e Stoudemire's decision to challenge a fire extinguisher to a fight following Game 2's loss to the Miami Heat was perplexing, vexing and left several questioning his commitment to the team...

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  20. Why James Harden Is the Catalyst for Kevin Durant's NBA Championship Dreams

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have been pegged as a title favorite since before the regular season began, and nothing is changing now that the playoffs have arrived...

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  21. NBA Rumors: Why Lakers' Belief in Andrew Bynum Will Net Them a Title

    Andrew Bynum used to always find his name in headlines alongside Dwight Howard . Constantly being mentioned as a trade candidate and with rumors swirling around him, there was ...

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  22. NBA Playoffs Predictions: Biggest Games to Watch as Round 1 Action Heats Up

    The first round of the NBA playoffs has already brought us surprise, heartbreak and predictions for what might happen moving forward, and each team has just played one game...

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  23. NBA Playoffs Bracket 2012: Miami Heat Team to Beat for Title Following Injuries

    Derrick Rose and Iman Shumpert both tore their ACLs in Game 1 of the 2012 NBA playoffs in devastating fashion...

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  24. NBA Playoff Schedule 2012: Teams That Won't Defend Home-Court Advantage

    Much has been made about the NBA playoff teams that hold home-court advantage in the first round, but how much does it really mean in terms of winning a series? During the opening ...

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  25. Derrick Rose Injury: How Playoff Dominoes Will Fall with D-Rose Sidelined

    Derrick Rose 's torn ACL was absolutely devastating. The replays were gruesome, basketball fans around the world cringed and almost everyone knew that Rose's season was over as soon as he crumpled to the ground...

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