1. The Ideal 2014 NBA Draft Prospect for Every Lottery Team

    With the NBA draft lottery order officially set and speculation ramping up, it's time to try and peg which prospects and teams could be matches made in basketball heaven come June 26...

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  2. Oklahoma City Thunder vs. San Antonio Spurs: Postgame Grades and Analysis

    The San Antonio Spurs dismantled the Oklahoma City Thunder 112-77 in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals Wednesday night behind 50 percent shooting from the field and 39.1 percent shooting from three...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 months ago 5,763 reads 9 comments

  3. Miami Heat vs. Indiana Pacers: Postgame Grades and Analysis for Game 1

    The Indiana Pacers defeated the Miami Heat 107-96 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals Sunday afternoon. All five Pacers starters finished in double figures in the wire-to-wire win as Indiana shot 51...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 months ago 8,367 reads 46 comments

  4. Portland Trail Blazers General Manager: LaMarcus Aldridge Is 'No. 1 Priority'

    Entering the 2013-14 season, questions lingered regarding LaMarcus Aldridge 's future with the Portland Trail Blazers . As rumors swirled around Aldridge's potential destinations, the Blazers held firm...

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  5. LeBron James Throws Down Alley-Oop from Mario Chalmers in Game 1 vs. Pacers

    The Indiana Pacers dropped an impressive 30 points on the Miami Heat in the first quarter of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, but LeBron James stole the show with a vicious transition flush...

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  6. Why the Philadelphia 76ers Will Control the 2014 NBA Draft

    If we learned one thing during Sam Hinkie 's first year as general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers , it's that he's not interested in instant gratification...

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  7. Indiana Pacers vs. Washington Wizards: Postgame Grades and Analysis for Game 6

    The Indiana Pacers defeated the Washington Wizards 93-80 Thursday night to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals for the second consecutive season. While it was hardly pretty, the Pacers shot a strong 51...

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  8. Biggest Needs for Portland Trail Blazers During 2014 Offseason

    After finishing 16 games below .500 in 2012-13, the Portland Trail Blazers blossomed during the 2013-14 season under the guidance of offensive dynamos LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard ...

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  9. Warriors Owner Joe Lacob Says Stephen Curry Is on Board with Steve Kerr Hire

    As reported by David Aldridge of NBA .com, the Golden State Warriors stunned the basketball world Wednesday evening by agreeing to terms with TNT broadcaster Steve Kerr to become the team's next head coach...

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  10. Brooklyn Nets vs. Miami Heat: Postgame Grades and Analysis for Game 5

    The Miami Heat stunned the Brooklyn Nets with a 96-94 comeback victory in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals Wednesday night to capture a 4-1 series victory...

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  11. Biggest Needs for Brooklyn Nets During 2014 Offseason

    From the moment Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett joined a loaded Brooklyn Nets core that boasted Brook Lopez , Deron Williams and Joe Johnson, expectations surrounding Jason Kidd's veteran-laden squad skyrocketed to unthinkable levels...

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  12. Refs Faced with Lookalike Play 1 Night After Crucial Call Controversy

    After NBA referees were crucified for blowing a call in the fourth quarter of Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals between the Los Angeles Clippers and Oklahoma City Thunder ...

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  13. Washington Wizards vs. Indiana Pacers: Postgame Grades and Analysis for Game 5

    The Washington Wizards dismantled the Indiana Pacers 102-79 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals Tuesday night. Indiana now holds a 3-2 series lead...

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  14. LeBron James Dunks After Chatting with Jay Z, Beyonce

    LeBron James threw down a transition slam on Monday evening against the Brooklyn Nets , but he didn't do so before chatting with New York 's most powerful couple...

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  15. Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Los Angeles Clippers: Postgame Grades and Analysis

    The Los Angeles Clippers stunned the Oklahoma City Thunder 101-99 in Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinals Sunday afternoon to tie the series 2-2...

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  16. Best NBA Stars Not in the Playoffs

    The 2014 NBA playoffs have already redefined postseason excellence after a thrilling and unprecedented slate of first-round matchups ...

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  17. Miami Heat vs. Brooklyn Nets: Live Score and Analysis for Game 3

    The Brooklyn Nets defeated the Miami Heat 104-90 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals Saturday night behind a postseason franchise-record 15 three-pointers. Miami now leads the series 2-1...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 months ago 38,517 reads 478 comments

  18. Indiana Pacers vs. Washington Wizards: Postgame Grades and Analysis for Game 3

    The Indiana Pacers defeated the Washington Wizards 85-63 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals Friday night to take a 2-1 series lead...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 months ago 2,545 reads 12 comments

  19. Washington Wizards vs. Indiana Pacers: Postgame Grades and Analysis

    The Indiana Pacers defeated the Washington Wizards, 86-82, in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals Wednesday night behind a game-high 28 points, nine rebounds and two blocks from Roy Hibbert ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 2,928 reads 18 comments

  20. Los Angeles Clippers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: Postgame Grades and Analysis

    The Los Angeles Clippers dominated the Oklahoma City Thunder 122-105 in Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals Monday night...

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  21. Indiana Pacers Call out Floundering Teammate Roy Hibbert

    Roy Hibbert 's 13-point, seven-rebound effort in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Atlanta Hawks feels like a distant memory following another disastrous ...

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  22. Dallas Mavericks vs. San Antonio Spurs: Postgame Grades and Analysis for Game 7

    The San Antonio Spurs crushed the Dallas Mavericks 119-96 Sunday afternoon to capture a 4-3 series victory in the Western Conference quarterfinals...

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  23. Lance Stephenson Prances Down the Court and Makes Sick Bounce Pass

    The Indiana Pacers offense finally came to life in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals, and one play by enigmatic shooting guard Lance Stephenson exemplified the team's budding confidence...

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  24. Ian Mahinmi Emphatically Denies Jeff Teague's Dunk Attempt with Monster Block

    The Indiana Pacers dominated the Atlanta Hawks during the second quarter of Saturday's Game 7, closing the first half on an 18-4 run...

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  25. Atlanta Hawks vs. Indiana Pacers: Live Score and Analysis for Game 7

    The Indiana Pacers take Game 7 vs. the Atlanta Hawks, 92-80, to advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals! Paul George put up a game-high 30 points, and also added 11 rebounds...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 37,950 reads 392 comments