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Closing Thoughts On The NBA Championship

1.    The Spurs came as close as anyone has ever come to a title [caption id="attachment_14535" align="aligncenter" width="567"] Photo Credit: (AP Photo/Eric Gray)[/caption] Heartbreaking. Gut-wrenching. Devastating. Crushing. You can call it whatever you’d like, but the point is perhaps no other team has come this close to an NBA title and gone home empty-handed. The Spurs were a made free throw away, or a ...

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Meet Roy Hibbert: The Most Weirdly Offensively-Challenged Center In the NBA

With the anticipated Pacers-Heat matchup just around the corner, I wanted to talk about the most confusing player from these two rosters: Roy Hibbert. Hibbert, who signed a four-year, $58 million contract this offseason, is quietly the most overpaid center in the NBA. Yes, Hibbert is a superior defender who will constantly alter shots throughout the course of a game. But his shortcomings come on the other s ...

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NBA Playoffs Round 2 Predictions

Golden State Warriors vs. San Antonio Spurs: Spurs in 6 [caption id="attachment_13728" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Photo Credit: (REUTERS/Robert Galbraith)[/caption] After an exciting up and down series between two of the most exciting and energetic teams in the NBA, the 6-seed Warriors now face the 2-seed Spurs. The Warriors were able to strive in a fast-paced round one against Denver, but now they fa ...

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Top 5 Current Coaches in the NBA

It's playoff time and we should take a look at who the best coaches in the Association really are. [caption id="attachment_13529" align="aligncenter" width="576"] via thesportsbank.net[/caption] 5. Erik Spoelstra, Miami Heat: Yes, Coach Spo has one of the most talented rosters in the NBA, but the man deserves a lot of credit for his success with the Heat since 2008. Since Spo was named head coach, the Heat ...

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Top 9 7th Men in the NBA

Every year, the NBA hands out an award for the league’s best 6th man. However, the value of a team’s 7th man is often underappreciated despite that player’s importance to the overall depth, energy and success to their team. To be eligible for this list, the player: 1. Cannot be a starter 2.  Cannot be in the team’s top six minutes per game 9. Steve Novak, New York Knicks [caption id="attachment_12572" align ...

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9 Intriguing Matchups Of The 2012-13 NBA Season

Now that Coach K - who has a breathtaking vertical leap by the way (via Bleacher Report) - and USA Basketball have completed the chase for gold, it’s time to get back to the NBA offseason. Here are a few of the leading storylines from the offseason thus far, along with nine of the most intriguing matchups to watch out for this upcoming season (all times ET). 2012 NBA Offseason: Leading Storylines [caption i ...

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Top 9 NBA Teams 2011-12

  After one week of the NBA, these nine teams are looking good to start the season. With a shortened off-season and barely any preseason games a lot teams came out of the gate flat (Dallas), but expect some of these old, veteran filled teams to figure it out over the next couple of weeks. ...

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