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Age of the All-Star Part 2

Based on the All-Star guidelines laid out in Part 1, we can already know which teams will go far into the playoffs. Super Teams loaded with All-Stars are taking over the NBA. The question now is, which teams will attract All-Star free agents and turn themselves into Super Teams? Continue reading

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Another Michael Jordan Comeback?

Apparently, Brett Favre and Michael Jordan are still competing over who gets their picture in the dictionary next to the word “comeback.”

A rumor is going around that MJ is aiming for an NBA comeback by the time he turns 50 in two years. It will have been exactly a decade since he last played on an NBA team. And the game has only gotten bigger and faster since then. Would he even have a chance? Continue reading

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Streaking Through The Season

Winning streaks are in fashion this year. Last season, NBA fans saw only two winning streaks of more than 12 games: Cleveland and Dallas both won 13 games in a row. Half way through this season? The Celtics (14), Spurs (12), Mavericks (12), and Heat (12) have already done it.

But winning isn’t the only kind of streak that’s popular; most of these same teams like to rip off 3, 4, or 5 losses in a row immediately after these periods of domination.

So what’s happening to NBA teams? Why is it either a winning streak or a losing streak? Fatigue? Pressure? Boredom? Continue reading

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Steve Nash To Clippers?

With the Suns looking to rebuild, Nash may be on the move. Would the Clippers be a great place for Nash to cement his legacy?
They are last in the league right now, but they have some good pieces in Eric Gordon and Blake Griffin. All they need is … Continue reading

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No More New Orleans (And More NBA Conspiracies)

Warning: Contains NBA conspiracies concerning New Orleans, Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, and the Miami Heat.

The NBA has taken operational control of the New Orleans Hornets. What does this mean? Well, a lot of things.
First and foremost, it means the league can now move the team wherever it pleases. One alternative to contraction is to move a team out of smaller market (like New Orleans) into a bigger market that will produce more money. Moving the Hornets would help solve a lot of David Stern’s problems right now. Continue reading

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