1. Where Are They Now?: The Random NBA All-Star Edition

    If you're an NBA junkie, there's a good chance that at some point you've watched highlights of some game from 20 or 30 years ago and thought, "Whatever happened to that guy?" There ...

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  2. Each 2013 NBA Dunk Contest Participant's Ultimate Highlight Reel

    It's almost that time, boys and girls. It's almost time for the 2013 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. Of course, the key word there is “almost.” We've still got days to wait until the dunk contest kicks off (Saturday, Feb...

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  3. The Origin Stories of Every NBA Team's Name

    The announcement that the New Orleans Hornets would be changing their name to the Pelicans shocked the NBA world a few weeks ago. However, it also shed a little light on some interesting NBA history and how each team got its name...

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  4. 16 NBA Superstars Summed Up in One Tweet Each

    NBA superstars are complicated. Their games are so unique and multifaceted that you could fill pages upon pages trying to describe each one , but that would be too easy...

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  5. The Sneaker Evolution of Kobe Bryant

    Kobe Bryant has been playing basketball for the Los Angeles Lakers for a long time now. A very long time. And he’s spent almost all of that time donning his own line of signature sneakers...

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  6. Ohio State Buckeyes Recruiting: Why Trey Johnson Is Team's Most Crucial Recruit

    Trey Johnson isn’t the most highly-touted recruit to commit to the Ohio State Buckeyes. He’s just the most important. Urban Meyer has, per usual, assembled a stellar recruiting class down in Columbus...

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  7. Novak Djokovic: Why Australian Open Win Will Set Up Career Year for Djoker

    If his play in the Australian Open is any indication, Novak Djokovic is primed to have a big, big year...

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  8. National Signing Day 2013: Predicting Where Top Recruits Will Go

    Put on your recruiting hats, boys and girls—the 2013 National Signing Day is fast approaching, and it’s time to predict how things will shake out among a few of the nation’s top recruits...

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  9. Super Bowl 2013: San Francisco 49ers Will Run Wild on Baltimore Ravens

    Anyone who loves seeing some good old fashioned ground-and-pound will be thrilled when they watch the 2013 Super Bowl. The San Francisco 49ers are set to run all over the Baltimore Ravens next week...

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  10. Ranking NBA Coaches Most Likely to Be Fired in 2013

    If the last few months are any indication, there are more NBA head coaches likely to be fired in 2013. It might not always be fair, but front offices seem to be getting more and more eager to pull the trigger on coaching changes...

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  11. The Complete Job Description of Kobe Bryant

    Okay, sure, we all know that Kobe Bryant ’s job is to play basketball for the Los Angeles Laker s ... o n the surface anyways. In reality, it goes much deeper than that...

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  12. NBA Superstars Hiding in Small Markets

    There are inherent benefits that go with being a superstar in a big market. Bigger markets mean more coverage, and in a league as narrative driven as the NBA , that's important. Take, for example, Derrick Rose 's MVP victory in the 2010-11 season...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 2,541 reads 17 comments

  13. NBA Players Teams Shouldn't Waste Money on

    With contracts finalizing soon, a lot of NBA teams are scrambling to make last-second roster changes. And though there are many talented free agents still available for the picking, ...

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  14. Blueprint to Building Around an NBA Superstar

    Every now and again, NBA fans are given a lesson on the blueprint to building around an NBA superstar. Some teams, like the Oklahoma City Thunder and the San Antonio Spurs, seem to have figured everything out...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 2,584 reads 12 comments

  15. 6 NBA Stars Who Need a Title the Most

    Every single player in the NBA wants a title. That goes without saying. But there are always a few players in the league that need a title...

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  16. Dark-Horse Contenders for Every Major NBA Award

    Awards season is still a ways away, but that doesn't mean that it's too early to identify a few of the surprise dark horses for this year's set of NBA awards...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 19,930 reads 55 comments

  17. How Long Will It Take Healthy Lakers to Reach Peak Form?

    Now that Steve Nash and Pau Gasol have finally both returned to the Los Angeles Lakers , it's time to answer the question: How long will it take the healthy Lakers to reach peak ...

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  18. 3 Ways Kobe Bryant Has Improved in the 2012-13 NBA Season

    The Los Angeles Lakers may be floundering, but Kobe Bryant has done nothing but improve this season—most notably by taking better shots, picking his spots and embracing the pick-and-roll...

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  19. NBA's 10 Most Captivating Highlight-Reel Moments in 2012

    The NBA calender year is wrapping up, so let's take a look back at the 10 most captivating highlight-reel moments of 2012. The NBA's slogan is "Where Amazing Happens," and "Amazing" happened quite a bit in 2012...

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  20. Updated Rankings for the Best Dunks of the NBA Season

    The dunks are piling up this year, and it's important to stay updated with new rankings for the best dunks of this NBA season...

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  21. 7 NBA Storylines Every Fan Will See Culminate in 2013

    This year's NBA season is only about a third of the way through, but it's already led to the creation of tons of great storylines, many of which we'll see culminate in 2013. Everyone loves a good story, and the NBA proves to be no exception...

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  22. The Photos That Defined the 2012 NBA Calendar Year

    The photos that defined the 2012 NBA calend a r year also double as the memories that defined th at same calend a r year...

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  23. Best On-Court and Off-Court Smack Talk of NBA Season So Far

    For those of you who say that the days of NBA trash talk are long gone, I present you with the best on- and off-court smack talk of the season so far. Okay, sure, the NBA is mostly buddy-buddy now...

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  24. The NBA's Next Generation of Highlight-Reel Dunkers

    The NBA 's next generation of highlight-reel dunkers is upon us. In fact, many of these players have been throwing down monster dunks for several years already...

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  25. 10 Early-Season Injuries Killing NBA Teams

    As many NBA teams (and fans) are finding out, early-season injuries can be a killer. There’s not much worse than watching a quarter of the NBA season slip by without one of your favorite players so much as touching the floor...

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