Here we are again with another splendid edition of the 5 Things you Need to Know — courtesy of the Rant Sports Podcast. Sunday’s are jam-packed with sports, so be sure to get yourself up to speed before embarking on this lovely 23rd day of February:
For a team that missed out on the NBA playoffs completely last season, the Dallas Mavericks look like a new squad this year. With an upgraded bench and key cog Monta Ellis playing well, Mark Cuban should be preparing himself for a wild ride this postseason:
Kevin Love has really brought his game to another level in 2014. Not only is the power forward in the MVP race, Love also poured in his first career triple double last night. The Minnesota Timberwolves really struck gold with this guy.
March is approaching, which means the days of filling out brackets and handing out college basketball awards aren’t too far away. Nonetheless, Jabari Parker is a freshman that will definitely be in the Wooden Award conversation this spring and here’s why:
Yoenis Cespedes needs to have a great campaign in 2014 and he knows it. After two decent years with the Oakland Athletics, Cespedes is looking to breakout in his age 28 season and didn’t take any shortcuts this offeason. Here’s why a heavier Cespedes is going to make the folks by the Bay very happy:
If the New York Jets go another offseason without signing a big-time wide receiver then all hope is lost for this NFL franchise. There are plenty of viable options on the free agent market, but Riley Cooper is one target that New York should steer clear from. Take a look at why Cooper wouldn’t mesh well with the fans in the Big Apple:
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