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

    The Los Angeles Lakers were without Kobe Bryant Monday night for the second straight game, and they fell in an ugly contest to the Phoenix Suns, 99-76...

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  2. Charlotte Bobcats vs. Boston Celtics: Postgame Grades and Analysis for Boston

    The last time the Boston Celtics played the Charlotte Bobcats —less than a week ago—the team suffered a surprising 26-point loss at Time Warner Cable Arena...

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  3. Predicting When Every NBA Star's Prime Will End

    The NBA is a league driven by stars, but each major player has a prime that will someday come to an end. No player lasts forever, no matter how dominant he is during his most crucial seasons...

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  4. Miami Heat vs. Milwaukee Bucks: Postgame Grades and Analysis for Miami

    In case you haven’t heard, the Miami Heat are on an absolute tear. Entering Friday night, the team had won 20 straight contests...

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  5. Chicago Bulls vs. Sacramento Kings: Postgame Grades and Analysis for Chicago

    Well, that was hard to watch. The Chicago Bulls traveled to Sleep Train Arena Wednesday night to take on the Sacramento Kings, and after a 121-79 loss, it became obvious just how badly this team misses Derrick Rose...

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  6. Updated 2013 Win-Loss Predictions for Every NBA Team Entering Critical Stretch

    The 2012-13 NBA season has given us plenty to talk about. The New York Knicks have surprised, the Los Angeles Lakers have disappointed, and the Miami Heat are finally rolling the way we expected them to early in the year...

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  7. The Most Surprising NBA Award Candidates

    The NBA is a star-driven league, which is why fans value individual awards so highly. The Association’s most prominent figures consistently earn recognition, but the 2012-13 season has seen unexpected candidates emerge in each category...

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  8. Houston Rockets vs. Phoenix Suns: Postgame Grades and Analysis for Houston

    The Houston Rockets faced off against the Phoenix Suns Saturday night for the first time this season. A 107-105 loss was a step in the wrong direction toward making the playoffs, ...

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  9. Behind the Scenes with Some of the NBA's Biggest Superstars

    As a fan of the NBA , it can be difficult to remember that superstars have lives away from the court. We watch them on a daily basis strive to be the best, and we critique their every move when they fail to meet expectations...

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  10. Complete Timeline of the NBA Season's Defining Moments

    The 2012-13 NBA season is officially in the home stretch, and a number of moments have shaped what’s happened up to this point. Before the year even began, blockbuster trades shook up the league...

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  11. Chicago Bulls vs. San Antonio Spurs: Postgame Grades and Analysis for Chicago

    The Chicago Bulls traveled south Wednesday night to take on the team with the best record in the NBA —the San Antonio Spurs . Gregg Popovich’s crew proved to be too much to handle, as Chicago fell 101-83...

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  12. LA Lakers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: Postgame Grades and Analysis for LA

    The Los Angeles Lakers entered Tuesday having won five of their last six games, but an ugly 122-105 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder has pushed them back below .500 heading into the home stretch...

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  13. Every NBA Star's Best Sneaker

    It's a fact of life that NBA stars love their styles. Whether on or off the court, players put thought into their attire, and their sneakers are no exception to the rule...

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  14. Atlanta Hawks vs. L.A. Lakers: Postgame Grades and Analysis for L.A.

    The last time the Los Angeles Lakers were a .500 team was December 28, 2012. Sunday’s 99-98 win over the Atlanta Hawks put them at 30-30 on the year, and every victory they claim is another step toward making the postseason...

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  15. NBA Photos That Definitely Shouldn't Go Up on Facebook

    The NBA is a business, and there's no denying that players face scrutiny and stress on a daily basis. However, through the advent of social media, we've begun to see the world's greatest athletes in a completely different light...

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  16. LeBron James' Dominance Is Masking Chris Bosh's Evolution

    Chris Bosh has never been a bad NBA player. He’s always been skilled, he’s always spread the floor and he’s always had the kind of presence most teams want in their starting lineup...

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  17. Kevin Durant's Evolution Is the Final Step in OKC Thunder's Maturation

    It wasn’t long ago that the Oklahoma City Thunder were the up-and-coming new kids on the block—a fun team with loads of untapped potential upon arriving in OKC...

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  18. Celtics vs. Trail Blazers: Postgame Grades and Analysis for Boston

    The Boston Celtics visited the Rose Garden Sunday night to take on the Portland Trail Blazers —a team they hadn’t lost to since Dec. 30 , 20 08 . Unfortunately for the road team, the winning streak meant nothing, as they fell 92-86...

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  19. Ranking Most Marketable Superstars in the NBA

    NBA stars are celebrities, and there's really no debating that fact. What you can debate, however, is which players have become the most marketable in the NBA today...

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  20. Portland Trail Blazers vs. L.A. Lakers: Postgame Grades and Analysis for L.A.

    Kobe Bryant has guaranteed that the Los Angeles Lakers will make the playoffs (according to Jack McCallum of Sports Illustrated ), and the team took a big step toward making that happen with a 111-107 win over the Portland Trail Blazers ...

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  21. NBA Trade Rumors: Fact or Fiction in the Final Minutes Before the Deadline

    The NBA trade deadline is finally upon us, and in typical fashion, no one quite knows what to believe. We've heard rumors floated about for days now, and we've even seen the first ...

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  22. Final Trade Deadline Predictions for Every NBA Team

    The NBA trade deadline is rapidly approaching (Feb. 21), and if we know one thing about this league, it's that nothing is ever set in stone...

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  23. How Each Team Can Solve Their Biggest Weakness at the NBA Trade Deadline

    NBA All-Star Weekend 2013 is officially behind us, which means the most-anticipated part of the NBA's regular season has finally arrived: trade season. The Feb...

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  24. Pitting Best Dunk Contest Slams Ever in a Massive Tournament

    The NBA Slam Dunk Contest has featured some of the greatest athletes the league has ever seen, and throughout the years, a wonderful history has been established...

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  25. 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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