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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 »

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 »
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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 »

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 »
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NBA: David Stern Needs to Sit This One Out

NBA: David Stern Needs to Sit This One Out
Last night, the San Antonio Spurs lost a hard-fought battle in Miami to the Heat by a 105-100 final score. It was a close game; Ray Allen hit a game-winning three that put the Heat up for good with only 22 seconds left. It was, in many ways, one of the more entertaining games on... Read more »

James Harden Traded: NBA Blockbuster on Saturday Night

James Harden Traded: NBA Blockbuster on Saturday Night
Reports on Saturday night are that the Oklahoma City Thunder made a major deal while their best player, Kevin Durant, was watching his Oklahoma Sooners lose to Notre Dame. The deal that’s been reported by multiple sources has James Harden leaving the Thunder in a trade involving six players and three draft picks. The deal... Read more »

Dwight Howard, Orlando Divorce Finally Done

Dwight Howard, Orlando Divorce Finally Done
Dwight Howard got his way on Thursday night. He is no longer a member of the Orlando Magic. In what shapes up to be a potentially league-altering blockbuster trade involving four teams, Howard will follow the path of the last self-proclaimed “Superman” center to leave Orlando. Just like Shaq, Howard is now a member of the... Read more »
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Houston Rockets GM Guilty of Tampering on Twitter?

Houston Rockets GM Guilty of Tampering on Twitter?
Did an NBA General Manager make the idiotic mistake of using Twitter to recruit a player… illegally? Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey tweeted the above at 11:50 pm ET on Saturday, June 30. The account is verified as being Morey’s. As you can see in the tweet, Morey makes his intentions for the beginning of free agency... Read more »
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