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Donít Sleep on the Brooklyn Nets

Thursday April 17, 2014

Paul PierceDeron Williams, Joe Johnson, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett ...how are more people NOT paying attention to the Brooklyn Nets?

Pierce and Garnett may be past their primes, but now that it's time for postseason basketball - you can forget about their ages. Those guys play with enough heart and passion to more than make up for their deteriorating talents. Make no mistake about it: none of the high seeds want to face the Nets in the playoffs. Read More...

Commissioner Silver Tries to Pull the Wool Over Our Eyes

Tuesday April 15, 2014

Adam Silver

Like many powerful men, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver may not believe his customers are the smartest people around. When talking about the possibility of penalizing teams for tanking, Silver acted dumbfounded. He claimed nobody in his league would ever think about "tanking."

But really, Silver just doesn't like to use the word "tanking." He'd prefer to call it "rebuilding." Read More...

Doc Rivers and Big Baby Butt Heads

Wednesday April 9, 2014

Doc RiversAlthough Doc Rivers and Glen "Big Baby" Davis haven't been together very long with the Los Angeles Clippers, they have a storied history together. They, of course, spent several seasons together as members of the Boston Celtics.

Usually when a coach has a long history with a player, that player can get away with things that his teammates cannot. That certainly isn't the case when it comes to Rivers and Davis. Read More...

Is Andrew Wiggins a Future NBA Star?

Tuesday April 8, 2014

Andrew WigginsAndrew Wiggins freshman season in Kansas ended much shorter than most people anticipated it would. The Jayhawks were one of the favorites to make it deep into the NCAA tournament, but would ultimately get upset in the third round by the No. 10 seeded Stanford Cardinal, 60-57.

Shortly following the loss, Wiggins confirmed what most people had already expected - he's leaving college after just one season for the NBA. Read More...

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