1. NBA Playoffs 2012: 5 Biggest Surprises of Postseason so Far

    Sixteen teams were invited to the NBA 's second season last month, and now, only four remain. So far, we've seen a No. 8 seed (Philadelphia) take out a No...

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  2. NBA Lottery Odds 2012: 5 Teams with the Most to Gain in This Year's Draft

    With the NBA draft lottery comes a renewed sense of optimism for many teams. If the right combination of ping-pong balls is drawn, a franchise that is a perennial also-ran can quickly become one of the better and more exciting teams in the Association...

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  3. Philadelphia 76ers: 10 Reasons the Team Can Build a Winner Around Andre Iguodala

    Andre Iguodala 's 2011-12 campaign is difficult to classify in a few words. It's clear that without the play of their 6'6" swingman, there's no way that the Philadelphia 76ers ...

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  4. NBA Playoffs 2012: 5 Reasons Thunder, Not Spurs Should Be Title Favorites

    Admittedly, the prospect of the San Antonio Spurs capturing one more title in the twilight of Tim Duncan's career is a pretty appealing storyline. The Oklahoma City Thunder have no interest in becoming a footnote in the Spurs' history book, however...

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  5. Did the NBA Lockout Actually Make This Season Better?

    With record ratings and exciting matchups virtually every night, it's fair to ask: Did the lockout actually make the 2011-12 NBA season better? The answer is no, but reaching that conclusion isn't as obvious as you may think...

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  6. NBA Draft Lottery 2012: Predicting Winners and Losers Based on Draft History

    The NBA Draft is supposed to be the great equalizer—one of the primary tools employed by the powers-that-be to ensure that parity reigns supreme in the Association. Except it doesn't quite work like that...

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  7. 10 Adjustments Philadelphia 76ers Must Make Before Next Season

    With their improbable run to the Eastern Conference semifinals this year, we've seen the most that we can expect out of this current iteration of the Philadelphia 76ers . Sure.....

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  8. Philadelphia 76ers: 10 Reasons This Team Can Get to the Finals

    A month ago, the prevailing wisdom was that the Philadelphia 76ers ' stay in the postseason would be a relatively short one. A few days later, fate intervened...

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  9. Philadelphia 76ers: 5 Ways Andre Iguodala Can out-Duel Paul Pierce

    Playoff series are usually determined by the play of each team's stars, and two of the best small forwards in the NBA —Boston's Paul Pierce and Philadelphia's Andre Iguodala ...

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  10. NBA Free Agency 2012: 10 Players Who Will Have Teams Battling for Their Services

    The June 30 NBA draft won't solve every teams' needs, so this summer's free-agency period is going to be nothing short of hectic...

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  11. NBA Monday Morning Shootaround: LeBron James, the Hunger Games and More

    Welcome to the "Monday Morning Shootaround," Bleacher Report's recap of the weekend that was in the NBA. Along with getting you caught up on the weekend’s playoff action, we’ll ...

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  12. NBA Free Agents 2012: Breaking Down Best Values in Free Agency

    Every offseason, the story is the same. Many people spend hours and days and weeks wondering where the high-profile free agents are going to go...

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  13. 10 Adjustments Philadelphia 76ers Must Make to Continue Postseason Success

    Down two games to one in their best-of-seven series against the Boston Celtics , the Philadelphia 76ers are a team searching for answers...

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  14. Power Ranking the Most Clutch Players in the 2012 NBA Playoffs Right Now

    The mismatches that we saw in the first round of the NBA playoffs are a thing of the past—games will be far more intense from here on out...

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  15. NBA Draft 2012: Predicting How the Lottery Will Play out

    Mere days after the end of the NBA Finals, basketball's offseason starts off with a bang thanks to the 2012 NBA Draft on June 28...

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  16. NBA Monday Morning Shootaround: Kobe Bryant, Linsanity and More

    Welcome to the "Monday Morning Shootaround," Bleacher Report's recap of the weekend that was in the NBA ...

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  17. Philadelphia 76ers: 8 Reasons Why Evan Turner Is Better in the Starting Lineup

    Philadelphia 76ers head coach Doug Collins finally gets it. It took the better part of two years, but Collins finally realized that the best starting lineup that he could put on the floor has Evan Turner at shooting guard...

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  18. 7 NBA Stars Who Died Too Young

    Athletes often loom larger-than-life thanks to the impressive feats of skill that we see them perform virtually every time that they step into the arena. Every now and then, however, we receive a sobering reminder of how fleeting life actually is...

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  19. Second-Guessing the Worst NBA Free Agents Signings This Year

    Although every NBA general manager feels as though they're making the right move at the time, not every free agent signing goes down as a success...

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  20. NBA Monday Morning Shootaround: James Harden, Floyd Mayweather and More

    Welcome to "The Monday Morning Shootaround," Bleacher Report's recap of the weekend that was in the NBA ...

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  21. Philadelphia 76ers: Why Philly Is in the Driver's Seat Against Chicago Bulls

    Ladies and gentlemen, we have ourselves a series. In Game 2 of their first-round matchup against the Chicago Bulls , the Philadelphia 76ers didn't just cruise to a 109-92 victory, but they firmly embraced the challenge of upsetting the No...

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  22. NBA Playoffs 2012: Power Ranking the MVPs of the Postseason

    The 2012 NBA Playoffs are less than a week old, yet a number of players have already filled the stat sheets with excellent performances...

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  23. NBA Free Agents 2012: Breaking Down the Top 5 Players at Every Position

    While only 16 teams are alive in the postseason, all 30 teams are already feverishly making plans on how they plan to attack free agency this summer...

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  24. Ranking the NBA's Most Intimidating Playoff Atmospheres

    There are many ways that an NBA team can intimidate its opponent. Perhaps the easiest way to do so is to create an experience for its home fans that generates energy and excitement throughout the arena...

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  25. NBA Monday Morning Shootaround: Derrick Rose, Andrew Bynum, and More

    Welcome to "The Monday Morning Shootaround," Bleacher Report's recap of the weekend that was in the NBA ...

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