1. NBA Free Agents 2011: The 10 Most Offensively Challenged Players to Avoid

    This year's free agency class in the NBA isn't exactly the most heralded of all-time. In fact, many have their own flaws that will prevent them from earning long-term contracts, or even a spot in the league...

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  2. Minnesota Timberwolves: Why Tyson Chandler Could Push the Pups Back to Relevancy

    If you're an avid reader of mine (and God help you if you are), you'll know I've been saying the name "Tyson Chandler" for months now...

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  3. NBA: Rankings the Loudest Arenas in the NBA

    One of the key factors in a basketball game is the fans. Without them, arenas are only filled with the echoes of the ticked-off players and the whistles blown by the referees throughout the contests...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 3,186 reads 22 comments

  4. NBA: A Theme Song for Every Team's 2011-12 Season

    What the heck does a picture of Dirk Nowitzki have to do with theme songs for every team? Imagine Dirk and the Mavs are listening to their very own theme: "We Are the Champions" by Queen...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 14,757 reads 30 comments

  5. NBA Power Rankings: Ranking the Best Bench Players in the League

    The boys of the starting five aren't necessarily the only integral parts to a basketball team. In order to maintain or create more leads, the team needs to have an instant spark off the bench...

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  6. NBA Power Rankings: The Best Defensive Player in Each Team's History

    The NBA is usually all about guys who get it done offensively. Without a doubt, however, defense is the most underrated aspect of the game...

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  7. NBA Free Agents 2011: 5 Point Guards Better Fit to Help the Miami Heat

    The Miami Heat are most likely not going to tend to Mario Chalmers' contract anytime before basketball resumes, and the restricted free agent will likely take his talents elsewhere...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 3,250 reads 37 comments

  8. NBA Draft 2011: Highlight Reels for All First-Round Picks

    The 2011 NBA Draft was one full of mystery and hope. It was chalk-filled with mystery because there were so many players both American and international that we really didn't know...

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  9. NBA: Ranking All the Team Logos from the Worst to the Very Best

    The NBA has its share of classic logos that take us back to a time where greatness was radiant, and losing was not accepted. Others, on the other hand, resemble a fresh new style that means business...

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  10. NBA: 50 Bold Predictions for the Offseason

    With the conclusion of the 2011 NBA Draft , the offseason has now commenced! Many names will be on the trade and free agency market this offseason, whether they be prospectives like ...

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  11. NBA Draft 2011: Michael Beasley's Ceiling Is Far Higher Than Derrick Williams'

    If you are a staunch Minnesota Timberwolves supporter, you know that these last few days have been hectic...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 4,044 reads 76 comments

  12. NBA: Comparing NBA Stars to Superheroes

    Every player in the NBA has some sort of supernatural ability that contributes to their being in the league. Whether they block shots, sink treys, or have nifty hands, they are all in the association for some reason...

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  13. 2011 NBA Draft Results: Grading Every Trade of the First Round

    The 2011 NBA draft brought us many surprises. Almost every other pick it seemed like a trade was being made, or that something out of this world was about to happen...

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  14. Final Consensus 2011 NBA Mock Draft: How First Round Projects for Draft Night

    This is the day, NBA fans! All of us here at Bleacher Report are so excited that the day has finally come. The NBA Draft is one of the most exciting events and it is something we have all been looking forward to...

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  15. NBA Draft 2011: 25 'Surest Things' in This Year's Draft Class

    The NBA draft is three days away, people. If you're half as excited as I am about this Thursday, then it's going to be one heck of a ride...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 9,046 reads 50 comments

  16. NBA Trade Rumors: For the Love of God, Timberwolves, Don't Trade Love for Gasol

    If you've ever read my writing, you'll know I openly detest the doings of Minnesota Timberwolves general manager David Kahn. I've claimed my Australian Shepherd would do a better job in his position...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 3,275 reads 126 comments

  17. NBA: Ranking Every Single Owner in the League from the Best to the Very Worst

    A lot of the NBA 's success has to do with the men upstairs, the guys who run the show and treat it as their own. As Mark Cuban , owner of the Dallas Mavericks, has displayed, over time they can become like honorary cheerleaders of the roster...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 71,649 reads 95 comments

  18. NBA Trade Speculation: One Deal Each Team Must Consider This Summer

    Over the next few weeks, basketball fans are going to be hearing about nothing but scenarios, whether they be relevant to the draft, free agency, or trades. Today, I'll be focusing on trades, which are extremely vital to the success of a franchise...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 10,794 reads 73 comments

  19. NBA Trade Rumors: Latest News on the Top Trade Chips Sure to Be on the Market

    Now that the regular season has concluded, the NBA is in its annual period where fans focus on the draft, free agency and trades. Today, I'll be focusing on trades and what might happen with some of the bigger names on the market...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 8,258 reads 9 comments

  20. NBA Finals 2011: Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Kidd Vault into All-Time Great Status

    Time and time again, Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Kidd have been two of the most scrutinized players in all of professional basketball...

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  21. NBA Power Rankings: 45 Most Jaw-Dropping Plays of the 2010-11 Season (Video)

    The NBA has just concluded a tremendous 2010-11 season, and with the end of the year comes a plethora of "top" lists. I will be bringing you the most amazing moments, the ones that end up on SportsCenter time after time...

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  22. NBA Free Agents 2011: What Should Each Team Do This Offseason?

    With the conclusion of the NBA 's postseason, the free agency period will soon commence. Many teams will be abuzz when July rolls around, whether it be with the draft, free agency or trades...

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  23. NBA Free Agency 2011: Exploring Options at SG for the Minnesota Timberwolves

    Now that the Minnesota Timberwolves have grabbed hold of supposed-Spanish stud Ricky Rubio, it's clear that the starting lineup now only has two holes—center and shooting guard...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 3,286 reads 32 comments

  24. NBA Style Awards: Kevin Durant's Backpack, Dwyane Wade's Suits and More

    Welcome, folks, to the 2011 NBA Style Awards! I, Joseph Fafinski, am going to assume the position of host tonight...

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  25. NBA Power Rankings: The 36 Most Worthless Players in the League

    There are many superstars in the NBA, make no mistake. On the flip side, there are "un-stars"—guys who couldn't put a ball through a hoop to save their life...

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