1. LA Lakers' Killer Instinct Critical to Keeping Playoff Hope Alive

    To say that the Los Angeles Lakers have disappointed throughout 2012-13 would be the understatement of the season. When a team is built to contend for a title, you never expect to debate whether or not they’ll make the playoffs...

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  2. Rockets vs. Warriors: Postgame Grades and Analysis for Houston

    The Houston Rockets are one of the highest-scoring teams in the league for a reason, and it showed Tuesday night when they took down the Golden State Warriors 116-107...

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  3. Kobe Bryant's Embrace of Distributor Role Will Prolong Career

    Whoever said you can’t teach an old dog new tricks clearly never met Kobe Bryant . Throughout his illustrious career, Bryant has been known as an elite scorer...

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  4. Chicago Bulls vs. Utah Jazz: Postgame Grades and Analysis for Chicago

    The Chicago Bulls closed out their six-game road trip Friday night against the Utah Jazz and escaped with a much-needed 93-89 victory. This game began in competitive fashion, which is exactly what Chicago fans needed to see...

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  5. Biggest Signs That Dwight Howard Will Remain with LA Lakers Long Term

    Dwight Howard’s future has been up in the air for as long as most can remember, and that hasn’t changed since joining the Los Angeles Lakers. But while nobody knows where Howard will be for the 2013-14 season, fans in L...

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  6. Chicago Bulls vs. Denver Nuggets: Postgame Grades and Analysis for Chicago

    The Chicago Bulls visited the red-hot Denver Nuggets Thursday night, and simply put, things didn’t go their way. Entering the game, the Nuggets were the ones with momentum...

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  7. LA Lakers vs. Detroit Pistons: Postgame Grades and Analysis for LA

    The Los Angeles Lakers have not been a good road team throughout the 2012-13 season, but they showed up to the Palace at Auburn Hills Saturday and left with a 98-97 victory over the Detroit Pistons ...

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  8. Charlotte Bobcats vs. Houston Rockets: Postgame Grades and Analysis for Houston

    The Houston Rockets hosted the Charlotte Bobcats Saturday night, and while the contest never felt completely in the Rockets’ control, it was a fourth-quarter runaway that gave them a 109-95 victory...

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  9. LA Lakers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves: Postgame Grades and Analysis for LA

    The Los Angeles Lakers are two games into their annual Grammys road trip, and in each contest, we’ve seen them give up big-time leads...

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  10. Pitting Damian Lillard Against Blazers Best Rookies Ever

    Damian Lillard has taken the NBA by storm, as he’s become the Rookie of the Year favorite halfway through the 2012-13 season...

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  11. L.A. Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns: Postgame Grades and Analysis for L.A.

    The Los Angeles Lakers traveled to US Airways Center Thursday night, where Steve Nash made his long-awaited homecoming against the Phoenix Suns . The game looked as if it was in L...

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  12. New Orleans Hornets vs. L.A. Lakers: Postgame Grades and Analysis for L.A.

    The Los Angeles Lakers played host to the New Orleans Hornets Tuesday night, and while it was too close for comfort late, the home team pulled out a gutsy 110-104 win. L.A...

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  13. Ranking the Top 5 NBA Players at Every Position, Midseason Edition

    The NBA is full of great debates, but while we often focus on the big-picture questions, it’s easy to cast aside the topic of who rules each individual position...

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  14. What Each MVP Candidate Must Do to Beat LeBron James

    There is no true criterion when it comes to defining the NBA 's MVP. However, when given the eye test, the 2012-13 award has to be considered LeBron James ’ to lose...

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  15. Chicago Bulls vs. Washington Wizards: Postgame Grades and Analysis for Chicago

    The Chicago Bulls paid a visit to the nation’s capital Saturday, where they fell to the lowly Washington Wizards 86-73. Washington was the more aggressive team out of the gate...

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  16. Utah Jazz vs. LA Lakers: Postgame Grades and Analysis for LA

    The Los Angeles Lakers entered their matchup with the Utah Jazz on yet another losing streak. They had lost four straight, but they managed to turn things around with a 102-84 win over the Jazz at home...

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  17. Updated Report Card Grades for Every NBA Team

    The 2012-13 NBA season is more than halfway complete, which means we have a pretty good idea of where each team stands. Entering the year, every team had its own expectations...

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  18. NBA Stars Who Deserve More Respect

    The NBA is a star-driven league, but while some players are praised night in and night out, others face criticism and are forgotten in the discussion. There’s no such thing as a perfect player...

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  19. Boston Celtics vs. Detroit Pistons: Postgame Grades and Analysis for Boston

    The Boston Celtics have had an up-and-down season, thus far, to say the least. Winning streaks and losing streaks are both scattered throughout their schedule, and a 103-88 loss to the Detroit Pistons Sunday has pushed them back to ...

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  20. Memphis Grizzlies vs. Chicago Bulls: Postgame Grades and Analysis for Chicago

    The Chicago Bulls sure know how to make things interesting, don’t they? Chicago hosted the Memphis Grizzlies Saturday night in what would prove to be their third overtime game in three contests...

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  21. Best NBA Rookie Hazing Stories This Season

    The 2012-13 NBA season has seen its fair share of storylines, and in a year full of surprises, the good old tradition of rookie hazing has gone virtually unnoticed...

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  22. Cleveland Cavaliers vs. LA Lakers: Postgame Grades and Analysis for LA

    Nothing helps boost a team’s confidence like a matchup against one of the worst squads in the NBA ...

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  23. Miami Heat vs. Sacramento Kings: Postgame Grades and Analysis for Miami

    The Miami Heat entered Saturday night in a bit of a rough patch, as they’d lost five of their last eight games. However, a matchup against the Sacramento Kings proved to be a major confidence booster, as they took down the home team 128-99...

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  24. Simple Solutions for NBA's 10 Worst Teams

    Every NBA franchise began the 2012-13 season with aspirations of improvements from the year before. While it’s safe to say some have met those goals, it’s obvious two-and-a-half months in that some simply haven’t...

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  25. Potential Kobe Bryant MVP Season Depends on L.A. Lakers' Record

    Kobe Bryant is one of the best players in the NBA , and it can be argued that he’s having one of his best seasons to date on one of the most recognizable franchises in all of professional sports...

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