1. Biggest Needs for Utah Jazz During 2014 Offseason

    The Utah Jazz —intentionally or not—embraced losing in 2013-14 by sporting the league’s worst defensive rating (109.1 points allowed per 100 possessions) combined with the NBA ’s 25th-ranked offensive rating (100...

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  2. Dallas Mavericks vs. San Antonio Spurs: Western Conference Round 1 Preview

    Following a 106-105 overtime loss to the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 82 of the regular season, the Dallas Mavericks will square off against the NBA 's top-seeded San Antonio Spurs beginning on Sunday, April 20...

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  3. Jeff Teague and Monta Ellis Named NBA Players of the Week for April 7-13

    According to NBA.com and Mavs .com , Atlanta Hawks point guard Jeff Teague and Dallas Mavericks shooting guard Monta Ellis have been named NBA Players of the Week for their performances from April 7 through April 13...

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  4. 5 Ideal Free-Agent Landing Spots for Pau Gasol During 2014 Offseason

    Four-time All-Star and two-time NBA champion Pau Gasol will have his contract with the Los Angeles Lakers come off the books at season’s end—making him an unrestricted free agent...

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  5. Report: Bulls Coach Tom Thibodeau Would 'Love' to Acquire Carmelo Anthony

    New York Knicks All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony will be one of the NBA ’s most sought-after free agents during the 2014 offseason, and according to The Chicago Tribune ’s K...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 3 months ago 64,012 reads 263 comments

  6. GM Mitch Kupchak: Lakers Have 'Great Interest' in Re-Signing Pau Gasol

    Los Angeles Lakers veteran big man Pau Gasol won’t play again during the 2013-14 campaign due to a bout of vertigo. He's set to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason...

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  7. Rick Carlisle: Dirk Nowitzki Is One of 12 Greatest Players in NBA History

    Dallas Mavericks franchise centerpiece Dirk Nowitzki is a 12-time All-Star, former league MVP and NBA champion, but does his impressive resume make him a top-12 player of all time? Head coach Rick Carlisle believes the answer is yes...

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  8. Doc Rivers: Blake Griffin Should Be 2nd in MVP Voting

    Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant has established himself as the front-runner to win the NBA ’s Most Valuable Player award, but Los Angeles Clippers head coach ...

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  9. Report: James Dolan Stopped Steve Mills from Firing Mike Woodson

    New York Knicks head coach Mike Woodson has been firmly planted on the coaching hot seat throughout 2013-14, but his job security to this point can be tied to owner James Dolan ...

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  10. The Events That Drastically Changed the Course of Los Angeles Lakers' Season

    Regardless of whether the Los Angeles Lakers win every game remaining on their 2013-14 schedule, they’re poised to finish with the worst record in franchise history since moving to L...

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  11. Is Goran Dragic the Favorite for 2014 Most Improved Player Award?

    Goran Dragic has posted a herculean 2013-14 campaign by leading the upstart Phoenix Suns ...

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  12. San Antonio Spurs First NBA Team to 60 Wins, Nab 5th Season in Franchise History

    Winning 50 games? No problem. Rattling off a 19-game win streak? They'll make it look easy. Upping the ante by becoming the first NBA team to win 60 matchups during the 2013-14 ...

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  13. Tom Izzo Reiterates That He's Unlikely to Leave for the NBA Coaching Ranks

    NBA teams in the market for a new head coach during the 2014 offseason may be forced to avoid another juggernaut within the college ranks...

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  14. Golden State Warriors Might Be Without David Lee (Again) for NBA Playoffs

    The Golden State Warriors have experienced a roller coaster 2013-14 season and are still aiming to lock up a playoff berth. When and if they get to the postseason, however, fans may experience a discouraging case of deja vu ...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 3 months ago 34,223 reads 171 comments

  15. Phoenix Suns Would Be Nightmare 1st-Round Matchup for OKC Thunder

    The upstart Phoenix Suns are fighting to cap a miraculous season with a playoff berth. The odds are still stacked against them in the loaded Western Conference, but at least one ...

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  16. Biggest Issues Facing LA Lakers Heading into 2014 Offseason

    The Los Angeles Lakers are faced with a plethora of problems as the 2013-14 campaign comes to a close. Only three players have guaranteed contracts for 2014-15; Mike D’Antoni ...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 3 months ago 12,683 reads 34 comments

  17. Milwaukee Bucks Can No Longer Rely on Larry Sanders as a Building Block

    The Milwaukee Bucks ' 2013-14 campaign has been utterly abysmal, and while the blame for a league-worst 14-61 record can’t be pinned on one man, Larry Sanders has continued to prove that he can’t be relied upon as a franchise centerpiece...

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  18. LA Clippers Must Get Blake Griffin, Roster Healthy in Time for NBA Playoffs

    The Los Angeles Clippers have separated themselves as title contenders by winning 54 games and counting during the 2013-14 season...

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  19. Report: LA May Shut Down Pau Gasol, Which Means His Lakers Run Is Likely Done

    Pau Gasol has been suiting up for the Los Angeles Lakers since the 2007-08 season when he was dealt from the Memphis Grizzlies in a blockbuster trade, but there’s a chance his 2013-14 season—and stint with L...

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  20. LA Clippers Had No Idea They Won Pacific Division Title

    The Los Angeles Clippers clinched the Pacific Division title with a 112-108 comeback win over the Phoenix Suns on April 2, and while that’s certainly a noteworthy achievement, it’s evident that the accomplishment is secondary to L...

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  21. Kevin Durant One Game Away from Tying Michael Jordan's Scoring Streak

    Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant extended his streak of scoring at least 25 points to a 39th consecutive game on April 3—putting him one such performance away from tying NBA legend Michael Jordan’s streak of 40 straight...

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  22. What Kind of Contract Has D.J. Augustin Earned with Breakout Season?

    Chicago Bulls point guard D.J. Augustin was facing an uncertain NBA future when the Toronto Raptors decided to waive him on Dec...

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  23. Is Phoenix Suns' Surprise Season on the Verge of Slipping Away?

    The Phoenix Suns have been on an improbable mission to silence doubters by earning a Western Conference postseason berth...

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  24. Goran Dragic Rips Phoenix Suns, Questions Teammates' Desire to Make Playoffs

    Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic was not pleased with his team’s effort against the lowly Los Angeles Lakers on March 30, as a 115-99 road loss prompted him to question his teammates’ postseason aspirations...

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  25. Kyrie Irving Says It's 'Blasphemy' to Think About Him Getting Traded

    Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving has been the subject of speculation throughout the 2013-14 season...

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