1. 2012 NBA Mock Draft: Definitive Blueprint for Entire 1st Round

    This mock draft was updated on Thursday 7/28 at 2:00 p.m. to reflect recent trades. No matter how good, or how bad a given team is, every team approaches the first round of the NBA draft with a goal in mind...

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  2. Jeremy Lin: Why 'Linsanity' Won't Continue for New York Knicks Next Season

    When the 2012-2013 NBA season eventually tips off, New York Knicks fans will be eagerly anticipating the return of Jeremy Lin ...

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  3. Can the New York Knicks Win a Title with Their Current Big Three?

    It's all the rage in the NBA these days. You've got to have a "Big Three." The Celtics started the trend way back in the 1980's when the trio of Kevin McHale, Robert Parish and Larry Bird were dubbed the "Big Three...

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  4. NBA Finals 2012: How This Finals Matchup Ranks with Every Other Since 2000

    Hope you're enjoying the NBA Finals. This is a fairly compelling matchup. Two teams—one seeking its first title since relocating, and the other seeking its first title since ...

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  5. Is Carmelo Anthony More Polarizing Than LeBron James?

    The names " Carmelo Anthony " and " LeBron James " represent two of the three best small forwards in the NBA . They also represent two of the more hated or loved players as well, depending on one's allegiances...

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  6. Miami Heat: 7 Changes the Team Must Make If They Lose the Finals

    In most cases the solution to a team's problems is almost always "fire the coach." There's a lot of logic to that, after all, you can't fire the whole team. It's not the only solution though...

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  7. NBA Free Agency 2012: Ranking the 10 Best Big Men on the Market

    For as long as the NBA has existed, "size" has been in demand. If you're six feet tall and aren't great at basketball, then it's best to plan for a more standard career...

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  8. Heat vs. Thunder: NBA Finals Game 1 Live Score, Analysis and Reaction

    The NBA Finals, Game 1. Keep it here for starting lineups and in-game score updates, along with up-to-the minute analysis and reaction...

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  9. Why Has the NBA Press Conference Become a Sideshow?

    It wasn't always like this . There was a time when the NBA had games, followed by post-game interviews, and from there people watched highlights, read reports and anxiously awaited the next game...

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  10. 20 NBA Legends Who Finished Careers with a Different Team

    It's nice to envision your favorite NBA player being drafted by your favorite team, having a fantastic career filled with personal awards, and team success, and then retiring in that same uniform...

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  11. NBA Draft 2012: 7 Non-Lottery Picks Who Can Be This Year's Kawhi Leonard

    The rosters of NBA teams are littered with players who attended college at schools like UCLA, North Carolina, Kentucky and Connecticut. The big schools get the big recruits who go on to become the big stars of the NBA...

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  12. Miami Heat: Erik Spoelstra, Chris Bosh and Why 'Fair' Shouldn't Matter

    The heat is on. Not in a good way, though. Not for the Miami Heat . That's because "heat" is referring to pressure, not the actual team. The "Heat" are close to being cooled, shut off and shutdown for the summer months...

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  13. New York Knicks: 10 Coaches Who Would've Been a Better Hire Than Mike Woodson

    The Head Coach of the New York Knicks is a done deal. Mike Woodson, owner of an impressive 18-6 regular season record after taking over for Mike D'Antoni on March 14, 2012 will be at the helm for the next three seasons...

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  14. Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat Game 5: Live Score, Analysis and Reaction

    The Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat 94-90 on Tuesday night to take a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference Finals. Scroll down for updates from throughout the game...

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  15. San Antonio Spurs: How Many Hall of Famers Are on the Current Roster?

    The San Antonio Spurs are pretty good. Not much room for debate on that fact. Maybe they're on the path to the franchise's fifth title? Maybe this run will end in the Western ...

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  16. How Carmelo Anthony's Summer Vacation Is Different from Yours

    The idea of the NBA superstar lifestyle doesn't always match up with reality. For Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks , "summer vacation" is not all cookouts, swimming pools and days at the beach...

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  17. NBA Draft 2012: 5 Teams Destined to Make a Bad 1st-Round Selection

    On June 28th, the 2012 NBA draft will take place. Right now, the entire league is on the clock. The New Orleans Hornets have the first pick, but between now and the seemingly inevitable selection of Anthony Davis as the No...

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  18. Miami Heat vs. Boston Celtics Game 4: Live Score, Analysis and Reaction

    Game 4 is a pivotal game for both teams, and you can follow all the action here. There will be starting lineups and pre-game notes. Tipoff is at 8:30 p.m...

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  19. New York Knicks: 8 Reasons They'll Regret Keeping Mike Woodson as Head Coach

    That whole "who's gonna coach the Knicks?" story that seemed likely to dominate the back pages of the New York tabloids through any sort of protracted coaching search never really materialized...

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  20. Heat or Thunder: Who Has Best Model to Follow for Floundering NBA Franchises?

    Let's say you're one of those downtrodden NBA franchises. The type of team that starts assessing lottery odds and top college talent by midseason...

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  21. Predicting Which 4 Teams Make Next Year's Conference Finals

    What exactly is a "dynasty?" Is it only about winning a ring, or is a sustained period of success enough to justify the label? In baseball the Atlanta Braves were a postseason team every year from 1991 through 2005...

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  22. 2012 NBA Draft Order: 3 Top 10 Teams Guaranteed to Blow the Pick

    Everyone knows that drafting professional athletes is not an exact science. Despite the uncertainties that go into drafting a player, however, there are a few trends. Some teams just seem to nail their picks with a little more frequency than others...

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  23. NBA Lottery 2012: 5 Potential Trades We Could See in the Wake of the Lottery

    For 26 NBA teams the season is over. Now the non-playoff teams know exactly where in the first round they'll be making their selection...

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  24. NBA Draft Lottery 2012: Which Teams Got Screwed in the Top 14?

    The Charlotte Bobcats have lost 23 games in a row and counting. There was no game tonight, but once again, the Bobcats came out losers. Maybe they can make T-shirts that say "We're No...

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  25. NBA Draft 2012: 10 Biggest Draft Mistakes in NBA History

    With the NBA Draft Lottery upon us the image of a future superstar such as LeBron James, Blake Griffin, or Derek Rose, standing on a stage next to David Stern may be fresh in the minds of NBA fans...

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