1. Brandon Bass vs. Marcin Gortat: Tale of the Tape

    When Marcin Gortat signed an offer sheet with the Dallas Mavericks one week ago, nobody knew how the Orlando Magic would react...

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  2. Trevor Ariza's Hard Work Finally Paying Off

    The game wouldn't start for another three hours. The parking lot was empty. Fans hadn't yet left their homes. Players and media were just making their way into the building—but a familiar noise could be heard...

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  3. Tracy McGrady Doesn't Believe the Houston Rockets Will Win the Title

    Can someone remind Tracy McGrady that he is a still a member of the Houston Rockets?Despite missing 47 games during the regular season and the playoffs, you'd think that McGrady would remember which team was signing his paychecks...

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  4. Thumbs Up Otis Smith: Rafer Alston is Perfect Fit

    As soon as the trade was reported, the message boards and blogs went crazy. ESPN announced that the Magic had acquired Rafer Alston in exchange for a draft pick and fillers and immediately fans, especially Rockets' fans, bashed the Magic...

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  5. March Madness: The Epidemic is Widespread

    For as long as I can remember, I have been handed a bracket on Selection Sunday and told to fill it out. As a middle school student who knew very little about sports, I found the competition, and the chance to win bragging rights, fun...

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  6. NBA Stars, Bump These: Recommended Songs, Pt. 1

    Throughout Phil Jackson's tenure as coach of the Lakers, he has been known to provide his players with inspirational books on an array of topics. Usually, the books deal with something going on in the player's life and relate to the individual...

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  7. Orlando Magic's Bench Torches Bulls In 107-79 Victory

    When a team has six players score in double figures, it usually means that the starters and sixth man all played well...

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  8. Jay Cutler Meets With Broncos, Bleacher Report Retrieves Transcript

    Today is a very big day for Bleacher Report. Believe it or not, we were able to sneak a tape recorder into the office of Denver Broncos' coach Josh McDaniels during his conference call with Jay Cutler and the following is a transcript of what was said...

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  9. LaDainian Tomlinson Restructures Deal With Chargers

    After mocking comments from his general manager, a "doesn't look promising" update from his mother, and Drew Brees planting the seed for a reunion, LaDainian Tomlinson has restructured ...

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  10. Breaking News: Dallas Cowboys Release Terrell Owens

    According to sources, the Dallas Cowboys have released wide receiver Terrell Owens. Owens, who is known for his controversial behavior, was let go by the team late Wednesday night...

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  11. Suns-Magic: Shaquille O'Neal's Flopping Earns Him New Nickname: Big Hypocrite

    "Cowards flop. If you're a good defensive player, you shouldn't have to flop. (Defenders) know they can't stop me straight up, so they act like cowards and flop." Shaquille O'Neal had these harsh comments for floppers on May 19, 2008...

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  12. Derrick Ward Signed by Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    According to sources, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed free agent running back Derrick Ward to a four year, $17 million contract. Ward, who spent the first five years of his career with the New York Giants, will split carries with Earnest Graham...

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  13. Dear Jay Cutler, Come to Tampa Bay!

    Rumor has it you're not too happy with the Denver Broncos, Jay. I can't blame you. The team fired Mike Shanahan after nearly a decade and a half with the organization before hiring a rookie coach, Josh McDaniels, whom you have reportedly clashed with...

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  14. How Rafer Alston Is Bringing Hope Back to Orlando

    When Jameer Nelson ran to the locker room clutching his right shoulder against the Dallas Mavericks, Orlando Magic fans across the country collectively held their breath...

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  15. Superman Returns from Phoenix with Career Night for Magic

    This past weekend, Dwight Howard was a very busy man. On Friday night, he coached the rookie-sophomore game. Saturday, he was competing in the dunk contest and pranking fellow All-Stars until 3:00 in the morning...

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  16. With Jameer Nelson Injured, Orlando Magic Search for Replacement

    When Jameer Nelson staggered to the locker room grabbing his shoulder on Monday night, everyone watching knew right away that the injury was serious...

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  17. Dear Bleacher Report, What Are We Doing?

    Dear Bleacher Report, I think this site is great, and I enjoy writing here. I really do. But one thing that always drives me crazy is how the "top articles" that go on the front page of the site are chosen...

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  18. Twenty-Five Years and Counting: The Legacy of David Stern

    LeBron James, Dwight Howard, and Chris Paul are three of the best players in the NBA. They will all be starting in the All-Star game on Feb. 15 and have their teams playing excellent basketball...

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  19. Exclusive Interview: One on One with the Orlando Magic's Courtney Lee

    Last March, I had the opportunity to attend the first round of the NCAA Tournament at the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa...

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  20. Deion Sanders, Bo Jackson, and LeBron James?

    "First of all, I want to thank everyone for coming out here today. After having a long discussion with friends and family, I've decided to follow my first love," said LeBron James And just like that, James had the sports world buzzing...

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  21. Nike's Role in the LeBron James Sweepstakes

    What do the New York Knicks, New Jersey Nets, San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Bulls, Detroit Pistons, and Portland Trail Blazers all have in common?Each team has been mentioned as a potential suitor ...

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  22. Kevin Garnett: The Big Ticket Becomes The Big Bully

    Prior to joining the Boston Celtics, Kevin Garnett's passion and intensity made him one of the NBA's most likable players...

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  23. Cowboys-Eagles Game Rescheduled by NFL: Playoff Conspiracy?

    What would the NFL playoffs be without America's team competing? The league doesn't want to find out. Rather than keeping the Dallas Cowboys' matchup with the Philadelphia Eagles in the 1:00 ...

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  24. The NFL's Biggest Surprises of 2008

    At the start of every NFL season, there are certain things that are a given. Terrell Owens will dominate the headlines at some point during the season, Brett Favre will be behind a ...

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  25. Is Your Love of Sports Out of Control?

    Ever since elementary school, I have been fascinated with sports.Football, basketball, soccer, baseball; You name it and I played it. While other children were watching Nickelodeon, I was learning about the Buccaneers' nickel defense...

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