1. NBA News, Notes, and Observations: Finals Edition

    I know I vowed to do an NNO after each of the Finals games but unfortunately I tragically lost a friend last Thursday, so I've been a little preoccupied. I'm going to dedicate this column to him...

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  2. NBA News, Notes, and Observations: June 2, 2009

    It's been too long since my last round of NNOs. No excuses. Hopefully I'll be able to get back on track during these Finals. Last year I did one after each of the six Finals' games...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about 5 years ago 277 reads 2 comments

  3. Is It Finally Melo's Turn?

    Carmelo Anthony was as accomplished a high school basketball player as any who preceded him. He was a Parade All-American, a USA Today All-American, a Sprite Slam Jam Dunk Contest winner, a ...

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  4. The 10 Upcoming NBA Free Agents Who've Helped Themselves Most in the Playoffs

    Every year, it seems as if there's at least one free-agent-to-be who finds a way to shine in the playoffs and convince an NBA owner that he's worth throwing more money at him than he's probably worth...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about 5 years ago 1,808 reads 24 comments

  5. Lakers vs. Rockets: Has the Tension Died Down?

    There's an old Chris Rock joke about what it's like being a young black man in New York City. Rock says when he walks down the street he sees old white ladies looking at him through their windows ...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about 5 years ago 1,079 reads 10 comments

  6. The Key to an NBA Title? You're Missing the Point

    There's a tag usually given to teams that have great guards and forwards but lack an adequate center. They're called "donut teams" because, like their deep-fried namesake, they're empty in the middle...

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  7. NBA Playoffs News, Notes and Observations: April 21, 2009

    We are only three days into the 2009 NBA Playoffs and already we've seen historic performances, nail-biting finishes, and unexpected results...

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  8. NBA News, Notes, and Observations: March 17, 2009

    Time for my latest round of News, Notes, and Observations. As always, these are items that I think are interesting from the world of basketball...

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  9. Ten Gadgets and Services Every Sports Fan Needs

    With the NCAA Tournament just a week away it's time to take a look at some of the gadgets and services every sports fan needs. While some of the items might be a tad bit out of your price range there are still a few things that everyone can afford...

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  10. NBA News, Notes, and Observations: March 10, 2009

    It's time for another edition of News, Notes, and Observations. There's no sense in wasting any more of your time so let's get to it. But first I'm bringing back the weekly trivia question...

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  11. NBA News, Notes, and Observations: March 4, 2009

    I've kind of been lagging a little of late. In fact, I've only written one non-Fox article in the past month or so. It's not that there hasn't been anything to write about...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 5 years ago 265 reads 4 comments

  12. Jermaine O'Neal-Shawn Marion: How the Trade Will Greatly Affect NBA Free Agency

    The Toronto Raptors and Miami Heat have reportedly kicked off the trade season, or what I like to call "Musical Chairs Week," with a long-rumored deal awaiting approval from the league office...

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  13. Court Awareness: Mo, Roko, D-Will, and the Rest of Wednesday Night in the NBA

    If Amar’e Stoudemire has played his last game for the Phoenix Suns, then Wednesday night’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers probably wasn’t the way he envisioned his Suns career ending...

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  14. What the LA Lakers' Perfect Road Trip Means in the Race for Home-Court Advantage

    Who would have thought that the Lakers would gain two games on both the Cavs and Celtics during their road trip—especially after losing Andrew Bynum in the second game of the ...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 5 years ago 567 reads 7 comments

  15. Court Awareness: LeBron's Magical Night at MSG and the Rest of Wednesday Night

    Now that didn’t take long, did it? Just 48 hours after Kobe Bryant set a Madison Square Garden record for most points scored in a game with 61, LeBron James made everyone quickly forget about it with his own night for the ages...

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  16. Big Man Wanted: Five Possible Replacements for Andrew Bynum, Pt. 2

    Less than 400 days ago, I wrote an article with the same title. I never imagined that it would be the first of a series. I guess you could say I was hoping it would be sequel-proof like, say, Titanic...

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  17. Court Awareness: Eddie House, Nate Robinson, TJ Ford, and the Rest of Wednesday

    Being a head coach in the NBA these days is like being in a reality show where one contestant gets voted off every week...

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  18. Court Awareness: Bynum's Forty-Deuce, House Party in Miami, And Rip The Reserve

    Before suffering his season-ending knee injury last January, Andrew Bynum was in the midst of the most productive month of his young career. He had firmly supplanted Kwame Brown as the Lakers’ starting center and was averaging 20...

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  19. Court Awareness: Lakers-Spurs, CP3's Almost Quadruple-Double, and the Rest

    Every once in a while, a regular season game has the feel of a playoff game and actually lives up to the hype. Wednesday night’s game between the Los Angeles Lakers and San Antonio Spurs was no exception...

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  20. Court Awareness: The Celtics' Slide, the Lone Granger, and the Rest of Wednesday

    There are times when the best cure for an ailing team is adversity—even if conventional wisdom states the opposite...

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  21. NBA News, Notes, and Observations: Jan. 6, 2009

    There's no question that the NBA season starts in late October every year. For the casual NBA fan, though, the season doesn't start until Christmas. Let's face it, 82 games makes for a long season...

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  22. Sizing Up the NBA's Western Conference Playoff Race: Who's the Odd-Man Out?

    The NBA playoffs begin Apr. 18, 2009 and as of today, only seven teams in the Western Conference can tell you with certainty whether they’ll be preparing for the first round of the postseason or the first round of the NBA Draft...

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  23. The Celtics Streak, CP3's record, LBJ's Standing O, and the Rest of Wednesday

    It's hard to believe the Boston Celtics and Atlanta Hawks were a combined 54-110 less than two seasons ago—especially when you consider that they have combined to win 39 games already this season...

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  24. Court Awareness: Melo, Big Al, LeBron and The Rest Of Wednesday Night

    Carmelo Anthony scored 33 points—in the third quarter—en route to a season-high 45 points in leading the Denver Nuggets to a 116-105 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves Wednesday night...

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  25. NBA News, Notes, and Observations: Dec. 8, 2008

    Another exciting week in the NBA has passed. We saw the Lakers lose to the Pacers on a Troy Murphy tip-in that seemed to bounce around the rim for 20 minutes...

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