1. Ranking the 8 Most Freakishly Athletic Players in NBA History

    Nearly every player in the NBA is a world-class athlete—very few who excel on the highest level of professional basketball can get away with merely average physical skills...

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  2. Why Ray Allen's Ankle Issues Will Impact His Success with Miami Heat

    Shortly after the Boston Celtics lost in the Eastern Conference finals, Ray Allen underwent surgery in June to remove bone spurs from his right ankle...

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  3. Why Kawhi Leonard Is the Next Star Small Forward in the NBA

    78 games. It only took head coach Gregg Popovich a total of 78 games to boldly proclaim that Spurs ' small forward Kawhi Leonard is destined for greatness...

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  4. Would Boston Celtics Ever Consider Using Paul Pierce off the Bench?

    Paul Pierce is the greatest player that the Boston Celtics have had in the post-Larry Bird era. But despite his place in Celtics' lore, the team may not be totally opposed ...

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  5. Every NBA Team's Sleeper to Watch During Training Camp

    For the most part, NBA training camps are glorified paint-by-numbers exercises. The overwhelming majority of teams already know which 15 players they plan to begin the season with, ...

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  6. Indiana Pacers: Why Paul George Is the Next Star NBA Shooting Guard

    King George III ruled over Great Britain and Ireland for nearly 60 years during the late-18th and early-19th centuries...

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  7. 10 Biggest Headcases in the NBA

    The overwhelming majority of NBA teams are willing to put up with a difficult player on their roster...provided that he's extremely talented on the basketball court...

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  8. Why Kyrie Irving Is the Next Star NBA Point Guard

    Kyrie Irving is the next great NBA point guard. The above sentence isn't an opinion, but rather a statement of fact...

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  9. Full Player Salary Rundown and Financial Health Breakdown for Boston Celtics

    As the pioneers of the recent "superteam" trend in the NBA , the Boston Celtics have been remarkably efficient in managing the salary cap while also boasting a roster full of stars...

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  10. Will Dwight Howard Ever Mean as Much as Kobe Bryant to L.A. Lakers?

    More than a month after a seismic four-team trade shifted the balance of power in the NBA, the Dwight Howard honeymoon continues in Los Angeles...

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  11. Is Reggie Miller or Ray Allen the Better All-Time NBA Sharpshooter?

    In recent years, there are few arguments more spirited than the debate as to whether Reggie Miller or Ray Allen is the best sharpshooter in NBA history...

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  12. 5 Adjustments Philadelphia 76ers Must Make in Post-Andre Iguodala Era

    For the past six seasons, Andre Iguodala was the face of the Philadelphia 76ers . That all changed on August 10 when he was sent to the Denver Nuggets in a four-team deal that led to Andrew Bynum 's arrival in Philadelphia...

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  13. Breaking Down What Makes Paul Pierce's Offensive Game so Effective

    Even when the NBA isn't in season, Paul Pierce 's game is on display 12 months a year. There's no need to hunt for clips of old Boston Celtics games on YouTube —a trip down to your local YMCA, CYO or L...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about almost 2 years ago 3,685 reads 9 comments

  14. Pros and Cons of Miami Heat Starting Ray Allen

    Since the "superteam" phenomenon began in the summer of 2007, Ray Allen is the first high-profile player to voluntarily join a franchise that already had three established superstars...

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  15. Andrew Bynum's Maturity and Consistency Are Key to His Philadelphia 76ers Future

    Physically, Philadelphia 76ers center Andrew Bynum has few peers in the NBA . Quite simply, he is a 7', 285-pound manchild who is poised to wreak havoc on the Eastern Conference next season...

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  16. Setting Odds for 2013 NBA Rookie of the Year

    With draft night nothing but a distant memory at this point, the latest batch of NBA rookies is hard at work in preparation for the 2012-13 season...

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  17. 2012 NBA Rookies Entering Dream Situations

    Depending on a number of different variables, NBA teams approach each draft—and specifically, each one of their picks—in one of two ways. Some franchises draft for need, while others choose the most talented prospect left on their board...

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  18. 5 NBA Stars Headed for a Major Regression in 2012-13

    It's an inevitable fact that comes with the passage of time. Each season, the younger players in the NBA typically improve and enhance their respective skills, while the league's ...

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  19. 25 Bold Predictions for the 2012-13 NBA Season

    Now that most teams' rosters are pretty much set for the 2012-13 campaign, the time for NBA preseason predictions is upon us...

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  20. Madden 13 Review: How New Infinity Engine Has Improved This Year's Game

    Despite the fact that EA Sports has an exclusive license to produce video games for the NFL , it doesn't prevent them from pushing the envelope when it comes to their Madden NFL series...

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  21. Ohio State Football: Why Braxton Miller Will Excel in His Sophomore Season

    In Troy Smith and Terrelle Pryor, Ohio State has had two of the most electric quarterbacks in recent memory. Braxton Miller is cut from a similar cloth, but he only showed glimpses of his ability as a true freshman last season...

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  22. College Football Predictions Week 1: 6 Blowouts Sure to Happen This Weekend

    It's no secret: for a variety of reasons, risk-averse college football coaches often schedule weaker opponents in the early part of the season. And as evidenced by the slate of games for Week 1, nothing has changed on that front in 2012...

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  23. Deutsche Bank Championship 2012: 5 Players Needing Win for Ryder Cup Berth

    Several players, including Tiger Woods , Bubba Watson and Jason Dufner, have already earned enough points to guarantee their spot on the U.S. Ryder Cup squad...

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  24. Alabama vs. Michigan: Why Denard Robinson Will Lead the Wolverines to an Upset

    The Vegas oddsmakers may have installed Alabama as a 14-point favorite against Michigan this weekend, but once the final gun goes off at Cowboys Stadium on Saturday night, Denard ...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about almost 2 years ago 2,526 reads 31 comments

  25. Barcelona vs. Valencia: How Barca Can Rebound from Their El Clasico Defeat

    Barcelona is fresh off of a disappointing defeat in El Clasico to Real Madrid , but with a tough match against Valencia this weekend, Barca will need to bring their A-game if they want to maintain their status at the top of La Liga...

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