1. Which Boston Celtics Role Player Will Be Most Important in the Playoffs?

    Sitting at seventh in the Eastern Conference with a 39-36 record, it is hard to fathom that the Boston Celtics were widely expected to be a top-three seed in the playoffs before the 2012-13 season tipped off...

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  2. How San Antonio Spurs Can Top Run-and-Gun Western Conference Challengers

    With a 55-19 record and another Southwest Division crown all but guaranteed, 2012-13 has been yet another successful regular season for the San Antonio Spurs ...

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  3. Why It's Downright Wrong to Blame Carmelo Anthony for NY Knicks Shortcomings

    When the New York Knicks acquired Carmelo Anthony from the Denver Nuggets , the team finally nabbed the franchise star it had been missing since the Patrick Ewing era...

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  4. Playoff-Bound NBA Teams That Won't Lose at Home in Postseason

    The whole goal of the NBA 's regular season is essentially to ensure yourself as many home games as possible in the postseason...

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  5. Why Tyson Chandler Is More Important Than Ever to NY Knicks

    For an NBA team, it doesn't seem like replacing 10.7 points, 11 rebounds and 1.1 blocks per game would be a particularly difficult thing. But for the New York Knicks , a box score belies the importance of All-Star center Tyson Chandler ...

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  6. Meet the NBA's Next Wave of Championship Contenders

    No matter how successful teams like the San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics have been over the past decade, every title window has to eventually close, and as ...

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  7. Updated Playoff Odds for Every NBA Team

    With less than 20 games left in the regular season for most NBA teams, this is the time of year when squads will either rise to the occasion and string together some wins to solidify ...

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  8. Warning Signs NY Knicks Are Destined for Playoff Disappointment Again

    With a 38-22 record and home-court advantage likely ahead in the playoffs, the 2012-13 campaign has easily been the New York Knicks ' most successful in the last decade...

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  9. Ranking the Fastest Players in the NBA Playoff Race

    No matter how talented a player is defensively or in the half court, sometimes there is simply no substitute for speed...

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  10. NBA Players Embarassing Themselves This Season

    The potential for uncertainty and surprise is part of what makes watching the NBA so compelling. On any given night, a star could emerge from obscurity or a struggling veteran could turn the back the clock for one vintage performance...

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  11. Are the New York Knicks Suffering Growing Pains or Showing Their True Colors?

    When the New York Knicks began the 2012-13 NBA season in blistering fashion by winning 19 of their first 24 games, the question was how long could the Knicks keep up this torrid pace...

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  12. Can Thomas Robinson Help Houston Rockets Compete in Short-Term?

    During a NBA trade deadline that consisted primarily of cap-conscious trades and marginal role players being dealt for second-round draft picks, the Houston Rockets made one of ...

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  13. 10 Players Who Should Have Been Dealt at NBA Trade Deadline

    Raise your hand if you were excited by the results of the NBA's trade deadline. Didn't think so. The 2013 trade deadline, despite holding a lot of promise that high-profile players ...

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  14. NBA Players Likeliest to Go HAM After Trade Deadline

    After months of hype and speculation, the 2013 NBA trade deadline passed without any real major moves. When J.J. Redick headlines the crop of players shipped out, it clearly was not the most exhilarating of days...

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  15. NBA Trade Rumors: Buying or Selling the Latest League Buzz

    There is only one time of the year when the average person does not envy an NBA player: the February trade deadline...

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  16. Last-Minute NBA Trade Deadline Shopping Lists for Each Team

    For every NBA front office, the All-Star break is the perfect time to reflect on their roster, how they fared in the first half of the season and what they need to tweak heading into the stretch run...

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  17. An NBA All-Star Celebrity Game We'd Actually Like to See

    When done correctly, there are few events more entertaining than an NBA All-Star Celebrity Game. For fans, the novelty of watching someone they've never seen play sports lace up a ...

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  18. NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Speculation Entering All-Star Break

    No time in the NBA season is quite like the trade deadline. Players who have been on the block all year are suddenly being sought after by every club in the league, and names you ...

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  19. Crucial Problems NY Knicks Must Solve in Season's 2nd Half

    Standing at 32-17 and in first place in the Atlantic Division, the New York Knicks do not have too much to complain about in the 2012-13 season...

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  20. Why Carmelo Anthony Has a Legitimate Case for 2013 NBA MVP

    The focus of the NBA 's 2013 MVP race may be on LeBron James and Kevin Durant, but there is a third superstar small forward who is making a strong case for the award: Carmelo Anthony ...

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  21. Boston Celtics: Why Paul Pierce Is the NBA's Biggest All-Star Snub

    The Boston Celtics ' 2012-13 season has not exactly gone as planned as the team has limped out to a 24-23 record and been bitten hard by the injury bug...

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  22. Players NBA Teams Are Desperate to Trade

    The Memphis Grizzlies' decision to ship Rudy Gay off to Toronto may have been the first big move of the NBA 's trade season, but it surely will not be the last...

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  23. Are NY Knicks Eastern Conference Favorites with Healthy Raymond Felton?

    Raymond Felton went down with a broken finger in his New York Knicks ' Christmas Day loss to the Los Angeles Lakers , and since then his team has cooled down considerably, going 6-6 after a hot start to their 2012-13 campaign...

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  24. The NBA's 5 Youngest and Oldest Teams

    To many people, there are two ways to win in the modern NBA . Either a team can exploit their youth and try to wear down an opponent by speeding up the game, or they can rely on savvy, ...

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  25. Updated NBA Superstar Rankings

    The 2013 All-Star Game is fast approaching, and as they do every season, the NBA 's superstars have differentiated themselves from the pack with their stellar play...

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