1. 4 Reasons Why DeAndre Jordan Is the Los Angeles Clippers' X-Factor in Playoffs

    A versatile big man does wonders in the playoffs. Tyson Chandler proved this last season, as he was the X-factor that helped the Dallas Mavericks reach the NBA pinnacle. DeAndre Jordan is actually a very similar player to Chandler...

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  2. 5 Rookies to Watch in the 2012 NBA Playoffs

    Some of the league's top rookies—Kyrie Irving, Klay Thompson, Ricky Rubio—will not be making their first playoff appearances in 2012. However, there are a handful of rooks who will take center stage in the 2012 playoffs...

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  3. Final Report Card Grades for Every NBA Coach

    The lockout-shortened season not only tested the players, it also challenged the coaches in a remarkably unique way...

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  4. Final NBA Rookie of the Year Rankings

    The NBA regular season is coming to a close, and we've witnessed a great deal transpire in this lockout-shortened season. This whirlwind of a season has been an interesting way for rookies to grow acclimated to life in the NBA...

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  5. Breaking Down Best Landing Spots for Jason Terry Next Season

    The Dallas Mavericks have a handful of free agents this summer. The biggest name in that bunch is guard Jason Terry , who was a pivotal piece to their title run last season...

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  6. NBA Playoffs 2012: Complete Guide to Beating the L.A. Lakers

    While the Los Angeles Lakers have endured their share of criticism this year, they've still compiled a respectable record (currently 41-24) and will likely secure the three-seed in the Western Conference...

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  7. NBA Draft 2012: Ranking the Best Point Guards in the Field

    The point guard crop in the 2012 NBA draft likely does not feature a Derrick Rose or Russell Westbrook caliber floor general. Nonetheless, there are a bevy of point guards who could become more than serviceable NBA weapons...

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  8. 5 Burning Questions for the San Antonio Spurs Heading into the NBA Playoffs 2012

    The worst nightmare of the San Antonio Spurs is to replicate what they did last season. In last year's playoffs, the top-seeded Spurs lost their opening-round series to the eighth-seeded ...

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  9. Boston Celtics' Preseason Moves That Blew Up in Their Face

    Despite their age, the Boston Celtics have still had a respectable year. They've clinched the Atlantic Division title and their "Core Four" ( Kevin Garnett , Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo ...

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  10. Dallas Mavericks: Who Should the Defending Champs Want to Play in First Round?

    When Jason Terry was asked if Dallas ' playoff seed mattered, he stated, "It doesn't matter at all," according to ESPN Dallas . While that's a wise, professional statement by Terry, we all know it's not true...

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  11. 4 Last Straws That Could Get Mike Brown Fired

    Mike Brown has had an up-and-down ride in his first season as the Lakers ' head coach. But despite some of the criticism he's faced, the Lake Show will still most likely possess home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs...

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  12. What New Jersey Nets Can Learn from NBA's Top Teams

    The New Jersey Nets have a superstar in Deron Williams and a host of promising young players, but their collection of talent hasn't yet led to success on the hardwood. The Nets are 22-40 and simply aren't built like the elite teams in the league...

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  13. 10 Ways the Knicks Could Actually Win NBA Championship

    The New York Knicks are likely going to finish the regular season as the No. 7 or No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference. Rarely do we witness such a high seed make a deep playoff run...

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  14. NBA Free Agency 2012: 7 Current Backups Who Will Be Starters Next Season

    The NBA is full of talented backups, many of whom would be starters if they landed in a new location. That's exactly what will happen with a bevy of soon-to-be free agents this summer...

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  15. Derrick Rose Gives Chicago Bulls Fans Yet Another Reason to Love Him

    Derrick Rose suffered through one the worst individual performances of his career in Thursday's crucial victory over Miami . Rose's outing could be described in one word: rusty...

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  16. NBA Draft 2012: Should the Dallas Mavericks Bring Back Free Agent Jason Kidd?

    Jason Kidd is a future Hall-of-Famer and was a pivotal member of Dallas ' epic title run last season. He's etched his name into NBA history and the hearts of Mavs fans because of his craftiness as a point guard...

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  17. NBA Free Agency 2012: Best Free-Agent Fit for All 30 Teams

    Before you know it, the NBA season will climax, and a certain, deserving team will reach the NBA mountaintop. Soon after that, the free-agency period will begin, and marquee names will begin latching on with new ballclubs...

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  18. 10 Keys for the Houston Rockets Heading into the Playoffs

    The Houston Rockets are currently fighting for playoff positioning in the Western Conference and they figure to be a tough out come playoff time. They just rattled off four straight road victories and appear poised for the stretch run...

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  19. NBA Rookie of the Year Rankings

    Every season, it's compelling to note the rookies who emphatically prove they can play with the grown men in the NBA ...

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  20. Dallas Mavericks: Is It Time for the Defending Champs to Panic?

    Let's face it. Not many NBA followers believed the Dallas Mavericks would repeat as champions this year. They had an epic ride last year, but duplicating it was going to be quite a task with rising teams like Oklahoma City, Miami and Chicago ...

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  21. Philadelphia 76ers: Most Defining Moments of the Season

    The Philadelphia 76ers began the year as one of the biggest surprises but have appeared to have hit a wall as of late. Throughout the lockout-shortened season, there have been a handful of defining moments etched into Philly's ride...

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  22. Dallas Mavericks: Who Should the Mavs Use at Point Guard?

    Jason Kidd was the clear floor general during Dallas ' epic title run last year. His passing, game-management and crafty plays on defense were instrumental in their march to the NBA mountaintop...

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  23. NBA Draft 2012: Ranking the Top Prospects on the Rise

    Do you remember a couple years ago when Butler guard Gordon Hayward made a name for himself in the NCAA tournament? He directed the unheralded Butler Bulldogs to the NCAA title game, where they lost to Duke in a nail-biter...

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  24. Mohammad El Akkari: What to Make of FIBA Asia Player's 113-Point Performance

    113 points in a game? I don't care if that happens in the church league. That's downright incredible. We all know of Wilt Chamberlain's infamous 100-point performance and even Kobe Bryant 's remarkable 81-point outing just years ago...

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  25. 2012 NBA Free Agency: 15 Top Free Agents on the Market After Deron Williams

    Deron Williams is the undisputed marquee name that will test the free-agent waters this summer. D-Will is undoubtedly an elite-level point guard who can change the outlook of a team's future...

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