Physical Play Won’t Save Chicago Bulls from Inevitable Elimination

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The Chicago Bulls have beaten the Miami Heat twice this season by using a physical brand of basketball to intimidate Miami. But after adjusting the the hard fouls and Bulls trash talking, the Heat have solved Chicago’s strategy and are […]

Golden State Warriors Need to Continue Dominating the Glass Against San Antonio Spurs

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If you’re one of the people that are surprised that the upstart Golden State Warriors are tied in their second round series two wins each against the San Antonio Spurs, don’t worry, you aren’t alone. Not many expected the Warriors […]

Tony Parker is Key for San Antonio Spurs Against Golden State Warriors

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During the regular season, San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker at times played at a level that some would consider MVP-worthy. After cooling off for a while Parker appears to be back in rhythm, and his play will be […]

Andrew Bogut Rounding Into Form in Playoffs For Golden State Warriors

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After missing much of last season with the Milwaukee Bucks and this one with the Golden State Warriors, former number one overall pick Andrew Bogut is finally resembling his pre-injury self. His resurgence is playing off in the playoffs for […]

Jimmy Butler Is Building Strong Case to Replace Luol Deng for Chicago Bulls

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The Chicago Bulls have been arguably the most injury-riddled team in the NBA not named the Los Angeles Lakers, but no player has benefited more from Chicago’s shorthanded rotation than guard/forward Jimmy Butler. Because of his play when his number was […]

Gerald Wallace’s Down Season Should Be Cause for Concern for Brooklyn Nets

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Forward Gerald Wallace had one of the worst seasons of his career this past year with the Brooklyn Nets, the first season of a four-year, $40 million contract. With Wallace on the decline, the Nets have to be concerned about […]

Stan Van Gundy on the Atlanta Hawks Radar as Head Coach

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The Atlanta Hawks moved quickly let head coach Larry Drew go after their first round series loss to the Indiana Pacers (which was one of the most dull series in recent memory, by the way). Apparently the Hawks already have […]

It’s Time For Rajon Rondo and Jeff Green to Become Face of Boston Celtics

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The years, the Boston Celtics have depended on their veterans to lead them to NBA title contention. But with the Paul Pierce-Kevin Garnett era appearing at its end, it’s time for the franchise to embrace point guard Rajon Rondo and […]

NBA Playoffs 2013: What Happened to Kevin Martin’s Shooting Touch?

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Remember Kevin Martin? You know, the shooting guard that the Oklahoma City Thunder swapped James Harden to the Houston Rockets for? The same Kevin Martin that shot the basketball so well during the regular season? Well, the Thunder will need […]

Small Forward Should Be New Orleans Pelicans Focus This Summer

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The franchise formerly known as the Hornets officially became the New Orleans Pelicans last month, and the team has a lot of work to do this summer. Their main focus should be finding a starting small forward to add to […]

A Healthy Kevin Love Could Make Minnesota Timberwolves a Playoff Team Next Season

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The Minnesota Timberwolves went into the 2012-2013 season with lofty expectations for themselves. With the injury bug hitting their season, especially to star Kevin Love, Minnesota found themselves in familiar territory, on the outside of the playoff picture looking in. If […]

Ray Allen Saved His Best Games With Miami Heat for Last

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NBA veteran Ray Allen had a down season by his standards statistically this year — his first with the Miami Heat — raising some questions about whether or not the 37-year old sharpshooter still had anything left in the tank. […]