1. Why Mike D'Antoni Never Had a Prayer for Success This Season

    With the Knicks in free-fall and Linsanity feeling like an afterthought, it might be time for head coach Mike D’Antoni to clear his office...

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  2. Monta Ellis Trade Will Force Bucks to Deal Brandon Jennings

    Milwaukee might have gotten a steal by dealing an injured Andrew Bogut and defunct Stephen Jackson for Monta Ellis and Ekpe Udoh, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports , but the trade might have some unforeseen consequences...

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  3. Monta Ellis to Bucks: Why Ellis Isn't the Most Important Piece in the Deal

    The Monta Ellis era in Oakland is over, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports , and while the electrifying now former Warriors guard will certainly be the featured ...

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  4. Dwight Howard Trade Rumors: Power Ranking the Teams That Will Recruit D12

    Dwight Howard 's off season decision on where he'll play next year will certainly draw the same type of attention that LeBron James ' notorious choice to leave Cleveland in 2010...

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  5. Dwight Howard Trade Rumors: Why Magic Must Pair Josh Smith with Superman

    While the Dwight Howard soap opera has certainly been the center of attention this season, it’s Josh Smith that is no stranger to trade rumors...

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  6. Dwight Howard Trade Rumors: 5 Players Who Would Convince Superman to Stay

    The Magic are said to be working around the clock in an effort to convince Dwight Howard to stay long term in Orlando, even going as far giving Superman the power to decide the futures of GM Otis Smith and head coach Stan Van Gundy...

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  7. Dwight Howard Trade Rumors: Why Lakers Should Steal Magic's Center at Deadline

    Although Dwight Howard reportedly has his sights set on New Jersey one way or another as Yahoo! Sports reports, the Lakers should still be willing to assemble a deal for ...

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  8. Dwight Howard Rumors: Why Orlando Magic Must Trade Superman Before the Deadline

    Orlando’s worst fears have been realized. Dwight Howard is intent on leaving Orlando. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports is reporting that Howard is dead set on joining ...

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  9. NBA Rumors: Monta Ellis Wouldn't Bring a Title to Dwight Howard in Orlando

    In an effort to placate Dwight Howard , the Magic have made a widely publicized pursuit of Golden State Warriors star Monta Ellis ...

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  10. Dwight Howard Rumors: Why Nets Should Wait to Sign Superman as Free Agent

    The Magic are doing everything they can into coaxing Dwight Howard to re-sign with the team, according to Marc Stein and Chris Broussard of ESPN , but their efforts might be in vain if the Nets' situation remains as is...

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  11. NBA Trade Deadline: Why Warriors' Pursuit of Andrew Bogut Is an Awful Idea

    The Warriors have desperately sought out a center all season after coming up short signing Tyson Chandler and DeAndre Jordan in December and watching Kwame Brown’s season end early with a pectoral injury...

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  12. Golden State Warriors: 5 Starting Lineups the Team Should Use

    Warriors head coach Mark Jackson finally made the move everyone expected him to by benching center Andris Biedrins in favor of 2010 first-round pick Ekpe Udoh earlier this month...

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  13. Dallas Mavericks: 10 Agenda Items at the NBA Trade Deadline

    The Dallas Mavericks have played solid basketball in 2012, but it appears to be a long shot that the Mavericks will repeat as NBA Champions this season...

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  14. NBA Trade Deadline 2012: 9 Teams Looking to Steal Crucial Role Players

    Dwight Howard will certainly be the center of attention (no pun intended) as the trade deadline approaches, but his move might not be the only one garnering headlines as March 15 looms nearer...

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  15. Oakland Athletics: Preseason Moneyball Moves Will Help the A's Contend

    This year’s Academy Awards featured blockbuster film Moneyball nominated for numerous Oscars, including Best Film...

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  16. Golden State Warriors: 10 Agenda Items for the 2nd Half

    The Golden State Warriors have played mediocre basketball this season and find themselves again sitting outside of the Western Conference’s coveted eight playoff seeds...

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  17. Fantasy Baseball 2012: 10 Staff Aces Who Will Still Be Available After Round 5

    In what many baseball experts regarded as the "Year of the Pitcher", 2011 featured a deep pool of fantasy baseball options, particularly among starters. ERA was down league-wide, with pitchers giving up just 3...

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  18. NBA 2012 State of the Union: Did the Lockout Help the NBA?

    With the NBA drawing record ratings last season, many feared that the lockout would endanger the league’s rejuvenated popularity...

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  19. Golden State Warriors: 5 Bold Predictions for the Warriors' Second Half

    Mark Jackson’s rookie campaign as the Warriors head coach has been a dud so far this season. The Dubs are nowhere near playoff contention in the West, and it appears as if ...

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  20. Golden State Warriors: 10 Intriguing Matchups Remaining on 2012 Schedule

    The Warriors entered the 2011-2012 season with high hopes and moderate expectations for a playoff berth. Thus far, fans have been treated to a disappointing Dubs squad that has floundered in the season's the first half, posting a sub-...

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  21. NBA Trade Rumors: 10 Expiring Contracts GMs Are Eyeing

    It's that time of year again, ladies and gentlemen. The 2012 NBA All-Star game in Orlando draws near, and along with it, the trade deadline...

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  22. Why Dorell Wright's Struggles Should Not Have Fans Worried About His Future

    Last season, Dorell Wright was heralded as one of the steal free-agent signings of the summer, as the Warriors swingman led the league in three pointers made with 194 converted treys while also averaging a career high 16...

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  23. Ekpe Udoh Must Be More Consistent for the Warriors to Make Noise in the West

    Lottery picks in the NBA usually come with lofty expectations for successful professional careers. When Golden State selected Ekpe Udoh sixth overall in the 2010 NBA draft, many expected him to be the Dubs' long-term solution at center...

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  24. Golden State Warriors: To Be Elite Power Forward David Lee Must Improve Defense

    David Lee reported Monday to the Mercury News that he was in “panic mode” with the Golden State Warriors due to the team’s lackluster start...

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  25. Golden State Warriors: 5 Free Agents Who Could Help at Center

    With Kwame Brown out for the next three months and starter Andris Biedrins playing less than stellar basketball, the Warriors are in need of depth at center...

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