1. 10 NBA Players Who Had Career Seasons After the Summer Olympics

    For many NBA players, the privilege of playing in the Summer Olympics has been a boon to their careers. Rather than experiencing game-affecting fatigue after playing under the ...

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  2. Los Angeles Clippers: Why "Lob City" Failed to Improve in the NBA Offseason

    The Los Angeles Clippers (a.k.a. "Lob City") had a relatively active offseason by signing four NBA household names: Jamal Crawford, Lamar Odom, Grant Hill and Chauncey Billups ...

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  3. Brooklyn Nets: Breaking Down Why the Core Four Is Better Than Heat's Big Three

    The Brooklyn Nets core four—Deron Williams, Joe Johnson , Gerald Wallace and Brook Lopez—may provide the Nets with a considerable edge over the 2012 NBA Champion Miami Heat if they meet in the 2013 NBA playoffs...

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  4. NBA Report: Excerpt Released from Amar'e Stoudemire's New Tween Book 'STAT'

    The Sunday Daily News released an excerpt from New York Knicks All-Star power forward Amar'e Stoudemire's new tween book series "STAT: Stand Tall and Talented...

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  5. NBA Predictions: Why the Memphis Grizzlies Will Win the West in 2012-13

    If Zach Randolph resumes his role as an elite power forward in the NBA , the Memphis Grizzlies will advance to the NBA Finals next spring...

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  6. Ronnie Brewer Should Start at Two Guard for Knicks in 2012

    In the New York Knicks ' continued effort to build a grinding, defensive-minded squad, they recently acquired 2-guard Ronnie Brewer off the free-agent market for a one-year deal worth $1 million...

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  7. Report: Terms of Jameer Nelson's Re-Signing with Magic Announced

    In a fit of generosity or desperation, depending on how one looks at it, the Orlando Magic re-signed point guard Jameer Nelson to a three year, $25 million contract ( via Alex Kennedy at Hoopsworld...

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  8. Battle of New York: Matching New York Knicks vs. Brooklyn Nets at Every Position

    One of the NBA 's biggest story-lines this upcoming season will be whether the Manhattan based New York Knicks or their new neighbors, the Brooklyn Nets , are the best NBA team in "The City That Never Sleeps...

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  9. Dwight Howard to Lakers Does Not Equate to NBA Championship in 2012-13

    If the Los Angeles Lakers sign Dwight Howard to a long-term deal, they will have a platinum starting lineup. But does that mean they will win a championship ring? The odds are against it...

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  10. Jeremy Lin's Price Tag: It's Not "Linsanity," It's Just NBA Insanity

    Jeremy Lin is an international sensation. The Asian-American point guard with a Harvard degree made a major splash in the NBA , American pop culture and the global market in 2012-13...

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  11. New Orleans Hornets: Predicting the Depth Chart at Each Position

    The New Orleans Hornets are the NBA's new kids on the block. Will that block end with a playoff berth? If the 2012-13 NBA season started today, the Hornets average age would be 24 years old...

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about over 2 years ago 3,286 reads 10 comments

  12. Denver Nuggets Free Agency 2012: Under George Karl, JaVale McGee Will Shine

    The Denver Nuggets have reportedly made center JaVale Mcgee a five-year, $50 million contract offer ( SI.com)...

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  13. Penn State: Will the NCAA Strictly Enforce Freeh Report Recommendations?

    Now that the long-awaited Freeh Report has been released, the onus is on the NCAA to fully enforce the report's recommendations against Penn State University...

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  14. Brooklyn Nets Sign Brook Lopez, Become Offensive Juggernaut

    By signing center Brook Lopez ( via Fox News), the Brooklyn Nets have become an offensive juggernaut in the NBA . However, that juggernaut has some notable weaknesses...

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  15. Jeremy Lin Tweets 'LOL' in Response to 'New York Daily News' Report

    After what has been a rampant outbreak of anonymous-source-based rumors in the NBA free-agent market, Jeremy Lin tweeted a very eloquent response: "LOL...

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about over 2 years ago 6,946 reads 12 comments

  16. NBA Stars Who Still Shined at Age 38 and Beyond

    Through the 2011-12 NBA season, only 17 players in NBA history have played past the age of 40. Recent NBA free-agent signings have ensured that this number will see a big spike...

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  17. NBA Free Agency 2012: New York Knicks Boast Deep, Experienced Bench

    Much clamor has been made over the New York Knicks ' recent bench acquisitions at mid-level prices. Point guard Jason Kidd (three years, $9 million) and center Marcus Camby (three years, $12 million) are too old...

    Argun Ulgen Written by Argun Ulgen about over 2 years ago 6,971 reads 61 comments

  18. Why Dwight Howard's Reputation Will Never Rebound from All the D12 Drama

    In April 2012, Forbes Magazine announced the top NBA jersey sales. Howard's jersey sales were ranked No. 14 in the United States, and No. 5 internationally...

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  19. Spurs, Celtics Show Class in Signing Aging Duncan, Garnett to Lucrative Deals

    For the San Antonio Spurs and Boston Celtics, not everything is about maximizing economic value. For these two organizations, loyalty, class and legacy are contracts in and of themselves...

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  20. NBA Free Agency 2012: Will Jeremy Lin's Value Translate to Knicks Wins?

    Does the strategy of maximizing value deviate from maximizing wins? One would think that "value" and "wins" mean the same thing for a sports franchise...

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  21. 2012 Olympic Basketball: Will Kevin Love Live Up to Challenge Against Spain?

    The 2012 U.S. Olympic team is monstrous at four out of five positions. However, there are still doubts that the team is sufficiently manned at the center position to defeat their most formidable rival, Spain...

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  22. NBA Free Agency 2012: Grading the Most Overvalued Summer Signings

    If this summer's 2012 NBA free agency period had one inevitability or theme, it was overvaluation. Players signing contracts more than their worth was a simple matter of supply and demand economics...

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  23. Wimbledon 2012: Roger Federer Favored to Stop Murray from Breaking British Curse

    Having advanced to the 2012 Wimbledon Final , Great Britain's Andy Murray is one win away from attaining his first Grand Slam title. If Murray wins, he will be the first British player to win Wimbledon since Fred Perry did back in 1936...

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  24. Brooklyn Nets Want Dwight Howard, Alter Free Agent Agreement

    In order to remain legally eligible to execute a sign-and-trade with the Orlando Magic for center Dwight Howard , the Brooklyn Nets have re-drafted its free-agent agreement with European power forward Mirza Teletovic ( via SI...

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  25. Phoenix Suns: Having Traded Steve Nash, Suns Set Their Sights on Goran Dragic

    The Phoenix Suns have announced their intentions to rebuild their franchise with young talent. According to Marc Stein at ESPN...

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