1. 10 Players Who Would Be Great NBA Commentators

    Walt "Clyde" Frazier. Magic Johnson. Marc Jackson. Among the NBA 's elite there is an even more selective group of individuals: the former players-turned-commentators...

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  2. What the NBAPA's Bird Rights Dispute Means for Jeremy Lin and the Knicks

    In a fantastic bit of reporting this week, Howard Beck of The New York Times broke the news regarding the NBA Players Association's recent attempt at better defining the terms surrounding Bird Rights and NBA players...

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  3. Steve Nash and Jeremy Lin Could Do Amazing Things for the New York Knicks

    Earlier today, it was reported by the New York Daily News that Amar'e Stoudemire is lobbying for the New York Knicks to pursue soon-to-be free agent Steve Nash...

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  4. Knicks Have One Last Chance: Win Game 5 or Go Home

    This is it. After what happened two Sundays ago, few thought we would even get this far, but we did. Believe me, I'm just as surprised as most of you are. Game 5 is upon us, and the Knicks have one final opportunity to make magic...

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  5. NBA Playoffs 2012: Knicks Are in Bad Shape, but Hey, It Could Be Worse

    Their starting point guard has a bad back. The guy he's replacing tore his meniscus months ago. Their best perimeter defender has an ACL that no longer does what ACLs are supposed to do...

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  6. NFL Head Injuries and Their Long-Lasting Repercussions

    Junior Seau 's death has brought to light a litany of skeletons from the NFL 's deep and cavernous closet. The event was a culmination of a tumultuous 15 months for retired NFL athletes...

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  7. Grizzlies Could Be This Lockout Season's Incarnation of the '99 Knicks

    The NBA playoffs are an equal opportunity affair—any team good enough to make it in has the chance to put it all together and go on a historic run. One of the great variables of a compressed season is knowing that almost any team has a chance...

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  8. New York Knicks: Does This Team Have the Right Chemistry to Win a Championship?

    The roller coaster that has been this year's Knicks season has provided us with plenty to ponder. It seems as though we've seen nearly six different iterations of this team, what with injuries and acquisitions always shaking up the roster...

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  9. NBA Schedule: Did the Compressed Season Really Cause More Injuries?

    Much has been made recently about the effect this compressed season has had on the health of NBA athletes...

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  10. NBA Playoffs 2012: Tyson Chandler Reportedly Ready to Start Game 2

    After a subpar defensive performance in Game 1, Tyson Chandler has been itching to get back on the floor and help his team split their first two road games in the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against Miami...

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  11. NBA Playoffs 2012: 5 Reasons Why the Knicks Can Bounce Back in This Series

    After the shellacking we saw on Saturday afternoon, few are giving the New York Knickerbockers much of a chance this series...

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  12. NBA Playoffs 2012: Why the New York Knicks Need Jared Jeffries and His Defense

    For Knicks fans, watching Jared Jeffries play offense is a fate almost worse than death. He has this habit of fooling you into believing he will score—he runs smooth pick-and-rolls, ...

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