Rant Sports' 5 Things You Must Know, February 13th, 2014

By Devin O'Barr
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Hello and welcome to the Rant Sports’ 5 Things You Need to Know for February 13th, 2014. Now, it might seem like just an ordinary Thursday, but folks let me tell you there is something special going on today. In fact, today is the day Rant Sports gives you so great sports that your head finally explodes! Okay, totally kidding, but be sure to take an in-depth look at the top stories of the day:

After a tough loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday, the Portland Trail Blazers were beat again last night with Chris Paul leading the charge for the Los Angeles Clippers. Be sure to check out why Paul and the Clippers could be hitting their stride at the right time:

Chris Paul Looks Back to Form Already as Clippers Edge Out Portland

We all know why the San Francisco 49ers haven’t won a Super Bowl over the last years — their wide receivers have been abysmal to say the least. Thankfully, the 49ers have some options when it comes to giving Colin Kaepernick a puncher’s chance.

Should The San Francisco 49ers Acquire A Wide Receiver In The Draft Or Free Agency?

Jimmer Fredette is on cloud nine right now. The former first-round draft pick and New York native dropped 24 points on the New York Knicks last night, prompting every most fans to yell”Jimmer Range!” at their televisions.

Sacramento Kings: Jimmer Fredette’s Career Night Should End Trade Talk

Oh, captain. Derek Jeter‘s retirement is hardly a shock, but it should make baseball fans emotional nonetheless. Thankfully, we get to watch Jeter fade from the spotlight and maybe, just maybe the shortstop can have a Ray Lewis-like exit from the diamond:

New York Yankees Will Win World Series In Derek Jeter’s Last Season

Johnny Manziel is no longer Johnny Football. Instead, he’s Johnny Football-Basketball as there is now video evidence of NFL hopefuls Manziel and wide receiver Mike Evans throwing down a few viscous slam dunks! Take a look here:

Johnny Manziel Shows Off Athletic Ability By Dunking

From Jimmer Fredette lighting up the statsheet over at Madison Square Garden, to Manziel dunking a basketball — there is definitely going to be a few great sports discussions around the water cooler. Comment below if you have something that you just need to say.

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