1. 8 NBA Teams with More Long-Term Questions Than Answers

    Most of the teams that advanced to the second round of the postseason have a pretty decent short-term outlook...

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  2. Best and Worst Beefs of the 2013 NBA Postseason

    There is a natural amount of drama that comes with a set of teams fighting for their postseason lives every time that they step out onto the court. What we've witnessed so far in the 2013 NBA playoffs is a whole different matter entirely...

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  3. Why Boston Celtics GM Danny Ainge Deserves to Be on the Hot Seat

    After a disappointing season capped off by a first-round playoff exit, there figures to be plenty of upheaval in the Boston Celtics ' organization this summer...

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  4. 2nd-Round NBA Playoff Teams Who Won't Advance

    As the postseason clock slowly ticks its way towards midnight, there are several teams whose playoff runs will come to an end sooner than they would have liked...

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  5. NBA Playoffs 2013: Predicting Winners for Monday's Round 2 Games

    Chicago Bulls at Miami Heat Time: 7:00 PM (ET) Season Series: Tied 2-2 Bulls vs. Heat is the playoff matchup that many people expected to see last season, but Derrick ...

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  6. What Stars Are Listening to During NBA Playoffs

    We've all seen the clip a million times: An NBA player enters the arena with a day bag slung over his shoulder and a pair of headphones nestled perfectly on his head...

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  7. NBA Playoffs 2013: Predicting Winners for Tuesday's Round 1 Games

    Golden State Warriors at Denver Nuggets Time: 8:00 PM (ET) Series: Warriors lead 3-1 When David Lee injured his hip in the fourth quarter of Golden State's first playoff ...

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  8. No-Brainer Adjustments for Every Struggling NBA Playoff Team

    A seven-game NBA playoff series gives both sides plenty of time to make adjustments. The teams that best adapt to their opponents' style of play are the ones which typically advance to the next round...

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  9. Will LA Clippers Maintain Their Defensive Showing Throughout 2013 Playoffs?

    Don't be fooled by the Los Angeles Clippers ' strong defensive showing during in the first round of the playoffs: Their day of reckoning is coming soon. That day won't come during their series against the Memphis Grizzlies , however...

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  10. NBA Stars in the 2013 Playoffs Guaranteed to Be on a New Team Next Season

    Losing a playoff series won't just mark the end of the season for some: A number of high-profile players are in the midst of their final days with their current franchises...

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  11. Updated NBA Head Coach Hot-Seat Meter, Playoff Edition

    Since the NBA doesn't have an equivalent to the NFL's "Black Monday," the axe could fall on a number of the league's underwhelming head coaches at any time...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 1 year ago 2,604 reads 4 comments

  12. Why Kawhi Leonard Is Key to San Antonio Spurs Playoff Push

    Rarely in NBA history has a 21-year-old been the key to a team's playoff chances. Even rarer are those cases where that same young player has a green light to shoot on a team that boasts three future Hall of Famers...

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  13. Reasons to Get Worried About Houston Rockets Playoff Outlook

    The Houston Rockets are pretty much playing with house money at this point. Not only are they in the postseason after a three-year hiatus, they have the nucleus of a team that should be a Western Conference contender for several years to come...

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  14. Would Tim Duncan Be Greatest Power Forward Ever with Another Title?

    Unlike the positions of shooting guard and center, there's a legitimate debate as to which player is the best power forward of all time...

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  15. NBA Players Who Can't Wait for 2012-13 Season to End

    NBA teams that have been eliminated from playoff contention merely play out the string at this point. Several players do exactly the same, but for an entirely different reason...

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  16. Harsh Realities That LA Lakers Face Entering 2013 Playoff Push

    With the last days of the 2012-13 season finally upon us, the Los Angeles Lakers have their work cut out for them as they fight for the last playoff spot in the Western Conference...

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  17. Blueprint for Every Underachieving NBA Team to Tank Rest of Season

    The word "tanking" sparks intense debate in NBA circles, primarily because of the different ways that people use it in conversation...

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  18. Is This 8th Grader Ready to Take NBA by Storm?

    With the projected 2013 draft generating very little buzz in NBA circles, talent evaluators are already looking ahead to find the league's next potential superstar ...

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  19. Biggest Under-the-Radar Factors in Miami Heat's Dominant 2012-13 Season

    With their 27-game winning streak little more than a not-too-distant memory, the Miami Heat have already begun gearing up for the postseason...

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  20. 2013 NBA Playoffs Will Reveal Ray Allen's True Value to Miami Heat

    Chris Bosh referred to the members of the Miami bench as " the best supporting cast in the business , " and the leader of the Heat 's second unit will be an extremely valuable figure come playoff time...

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  21. Are Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs on Collision Course for 2013 NBA Finals?

    It's almost inevitable at this point. The San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat are set to meet in the NBA Finals this June, and there's little that anyone can do about it. Prepare to witness a battle between the old guard and the new era...

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  22. Breaking Down the Real NBA Playoff Race That Nobody Is Talking About

    Contrary to popular opinion, there are storylines in the NBA that don't involve the Miami Heat. Far away from the glitz and glamour of South Beach, an interesting race is playing ...

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  23. When Will NBA Fans Give John Wall What He Deserves?

    Not only is John Wall the best player on the Washington Wizards ' roster, but he's a franchise-type playmaker who has the tools to be a perennial All-Star...

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  24. Craziest NBA Fans in Recent Memory

    As we learned recently, NBA fans come in all shapes, sizes...and intensity levels. While most people are rather reserved in their love of the game, there are those (like the young ...

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  25. How to Survive Becoming an NBA Poster

    Ever since Jason Terry was put on the proverbial poster by LeBron James , the Boston Celtics' shooting guard has gone 3-of-14 from the field and hasn't hit a three-pointer in the past three games...

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