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2015 NBA Mock Draft: Sweet 16 Edition

2015 NBA Mock Draft: Sweet 16 Edition
How busted are your brackets right now? My brackets are struggling for the most part, which isn’t great for me financially (in theory). However, this time of year I find that beyond the (potential) financial impact of perfect brackets, the draw of March Madness is watching countless hours of the best college basketball players in... Read more »

2015 NBA Mock Draft: All-Star Weekend Edition

2015 NBA Mock Draft: All-Star Weekend Edition
It’s NBA All-Star Weekend, a celebration of the game’s best players in which nobody plays defense that, inexplicably, thousands of people watch the display on television. Since we haven’t looked ahead to the 2015 NBA Draft in a few weeks, let’s take a moment during the break to consider what the first round might look... Read more »

2015 NBA Mock Draft: Boston Hoarding Edition

2015 NBA Mock Draft: Boston Hoarding Edition
It’s been a wild couple weeks in the NBA. Trades have been fast and furious, coming almost as quickly as Knicks losses. And many of them have involved the Boston Celtics acquiring picks in the 2015 and other future drafts. There are outstanding trades for almost half of the picks in the 2015 Draft, but... Read more »
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Sports Fan's Christmas List: Books

Sports Fan's Christmas List: Books
With the holidays coming soon, I thought it would be fun to put together a few Christmas Lists for sports fans. Some of the things featured in the series will appear on my personal Christmas List this year, others might not. But these are a few things you might consider for the sports fan in... Read more »

2014 NBA Mock Draft: Opt-Out Edition

2014 NBA Mock Draft: Opt-Out Edition
Lots of news swirling around the NBA Draft before this Thursday’s annual selection show. Carmelo Anthony has opted out of his contract with the New York Knicks, making him the most desired free agent on the market. Kevin Love still wants out of Minnesota, and is the most desired player in the early summer trade... Read more »

Gatorade Trolls LeBron, Wins The Internet

Gatorade Trolls LeBron, Wins The Internet
Last night, the air conditioning went out in San Antonio during the first game of the NBA Finals. The players – and fans – were hot. The broadcasters were complaining. It was uncomfortably warm; reports said the temp hit 88-90 degrees in the stands at halftime. But only one player had cramping issues: LeBron James.... Read more »
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2014 NBA Mock Draft: Final Four Edition

2014 NBA Mock Draft: Final Four Edition
It’s been almost a full month since we last discussed the 2014 NBA Draft, and a lot has changed since then. A number of college players helped – or hurt – their draft stock in the NCAA tournament, and the Philadelphia 76ers haven’t won a game. As was the case in our first mock draft,... Read more »

2014 NBA Mock Draft: Marcus Smart Edition

The 2014 NBA Draft could be dramatically impacted by a return to Duke by Chicago's own Jabari Parker, who would undoubtedly be a top-3 pick. In this first mock draft, we're saying he <strong>stays</strong> at Duke for a sophomore year.
Over the last few months, we have been looking ahead to May with 2014 NFL Mock Drafts. With the NFL Combine coming up in a couple weeks, we’re going to wait for the next step in the process to re-assess football’s top prospects. Now, let’s take a look ahead at what could be an remarkably... Read more »

2013 NBA Mock Draft

2013 NBA Mock Draft
The 2013 NBA Draft is exactly three weeks from today, so let’s look ahead at how the first round might unfold. This year’s class has a lot of decent depth, but no superstars; it reminds of classes like 2000, when Kenyon Martin came off the board first and was followed by a lot of role... Read more »
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2013 NBA Mock Draft: Cleveland Cavaliers Win Lottery Night

2013 NBA Mock Draft: Cleveland Cavaliers Win Lottery Night
On Tuesday night, the NBA held their annual Draft Lottery and the Cleveland Cavaliers won for the second time in three seasons. There have been some funny and special moments on Lottery Night, but this year’s draft class lacking top tier players has removed some of the drama from the night. However, even though this... Read more »