1. Each NBA Team's Dirtiest Player

    Basketball can be an unbelievably dirty sport. More so than baseball or soccer or even football, a basketball game can became incredibly personal and heated, leading to players making ...

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  2. 7 Veterans the Houston Rockets Should Pursue to Mask Immaturity

    At an average of just 23.6 years of age , the Houston Rockets are the youngest team in the NBA , with only the New Orleans Hornets coming close to them in terms of youth and untapped potential...

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  3. 6 Reasons Spurs-Heat Matchup Will Be NBA Finals Preview

    The San Antonio Spurs travel to play the Miami Heat on Thursday in one of the most hyped games of the 2012-13 NBA season...

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  4. Why NBA Fans Should Be Cynical About Everything the Media Reports

    The NBA is a league where the sports media is constantly reporting and news seems to change by the minute...

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  5. When Knicks Return to Full Strength, These 4 Knicks Will Hit the Trade Block

    After a promising 2011-12 season was derailed by a litany of injurers to key players, the New York Knicks spent the 2012 offseason bolstering their depth at every position on the floor...

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  6. The NBA's 10 Laziest Players

    The concept of the lazy NBA player is a pretty absurd one. One would think that since they are making millions of dollars to play basketball and are the best players on the planet ...

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  7. Why Lakers Must Stick with Bernie Bickerstaff for Now, Chase Phil Jackson Later

    The firing of Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike Brown has sent tremors through the basketball world, and while the team currently has former assistant Bernie Bickerstaff ...

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  8. 5 Sleeper NBA Teams That Are Proving They're for Real in 2012-13

    It may be early in the 2012-2013 season, but several teams have already emerged from the pack after strong starts to their campaigns...

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  9. How L.A. Clippers Can Shock the World and Steal Lakers' Thunder in 2012-13

    With their slew of stellar offseason moves, most NBA fans expected that the Los Angeles Lakers would firmly reassert themselves as the top dog of the Pacific Division and once again relegate the Clippers to little-brother status in Staples Center...

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  10. An Optimist's Guide to New York Knicks' 2012-13 Season

    For many fans, the New York Knicks ’ 2012-2013 season could go one of two ways; either the team of veteran players could gel and finally live up to their potential or they could ...

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  11. 5 Small-Market Teams That Will Always Funnel Stars to Big-Market Teams

    Parity has long been one of the NBA ’s major issues. The owners of small-market teams have struggled to keep their talent around after their initial contracts expired and had serious difficulty bringing in high-profile free-agent talent...

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  12. NBA Preseason 2012-13: Stock Up, Stock Down for Top NBA Superstars

    With the start of the 2012-13 NBA regular season just around the corner, anticipation is brewing as fans prepare to see their favorite players back out on the court...

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  13. 2013 NBA Mock Draft: Full First-Round Picks and Analysis

    With exhibition games underway and the regular season starting soon, eyes are turning to what should be a fascinating 2012-2013 college basketball season, and that means that people are looking at who could make a major impact at the next level...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about over 2 years ago 22,757 reads 15 comments

  14. NBA Trade Speculation: Biggest Names Who Could End Up with New Teams

    More than the NFL or the MLB, the NBA is a league driven by trades where the possibility of being uprooted and relocated for a myriad of reasons is a constant possibility for players...

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  15. Why J.R. Smith Will Thrive in 6th Man Role for NY Knicks

    To many basketball fans, the New York Knicks ' J.R. Smith is the quintessential sixth man. He is a perimeter scorer with excellent range and a decent handle, but one who is simply ...

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  16. NY Knicks Roster 2012-13: Starting 5 Projections and Depth Chart Breakdown

    The New York Knicks experienced as much roster turnover this offseason as any squad in the NBA , but with the 2012-13 season tipoff fast approaching, the pieces are beginning to ...

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  17. How Carmelo Anthony Can Be Selfish and Selfless Simultaneously for NY Knicks

    There is no worse thing to be branded in the NBA than selfish. The term permeates every aspect of the player’s public persona and affects their image, relationship with teammates and ability to perform on the court...

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  18. 10 Most Pressing Concerns for NY Knicks Entering 2012-13 Season

    The New York Knicks experienced one of the more tumultuous offseasons of an NBA team with plenty of roster turnover. But, now with the 2012-13 season fast approaching, the team is looking to the future not the past...

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  19. NY Knicks Training Camp Report: Latest News and Preseason Predictions

    For New York Knicks fans, the 2011-2012 season was as bittersweet as any campaign in the team's history. The squad made the playoffs, but lost 4-1 to the Miami Heat ...

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  20. How the NBA Offseason's Top Storylines Played out

    With training camp just around the corner, the return of NBA basketball is fast approaching. While fans were left yearning for more action after a scintillating Miami-Oklahoma City ...

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  21. Amar'e Stoudemire: How Should the New York Knicks Maximize His Talents?

    Following a disappointing 2011-12 season in which Amar 'e Stoudemire was hampered by injury and simply did make the kind of consistent impact on the court fans have become accustomed ...

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  22. One Unexpected Player on Every NBA Roster Who Must Step Up in 2012-13

    Every NBA season it always seems that a few unexpected players emerge during the course of the grueling 82-game campaign, raising both their individual level of play and the play of their team...

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  23. 6 NBA Players Who Will Fall Flat Under Increased Pressure in 2012-13

    In the NBA , players are usually defined by whether or not they can perform their best under pressure. If someone wilts when the lights are brightest or fails to live up to a lucrative ...

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  24. 8 Reasons NY Knicks' Age, Chemistry Issues Will Prevent NBA Title

    The New York Knicks may have had the most curious offseason of any team in the NBA . They parted ways with young, high upside pieces in Landry Fields and Jeremy Lin due to financial ...

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  25. 6 NBA Teams Still Without a Clear Starting Lineup Before the 2012-13 Season

    By this point in the offseason, most NBA teams have long since figured out what their starting lineups will look like. Whether they will be trotting out the same group from last season or incorporating some shiny new pieces...

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