Player Profiles

Key to the Season: Southwest Division

Every team has that one guy. The one with enough talent to make his team a championship contender but is enough of a question mark that if things go wrong, it can derail an entire season. Whether it’s having difficulty staying healthy, tapping into the potential or filling the obligations of a larger role on a team, all 30 squads …

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NBA Award Tour 2010

Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard. Not many players can live by a motto, but ever since Kevin Durant entered the league, he’s proven night in, night out, no one in the league is willing to work harder. After starting all 88 games for Oklahoma City, play less than 30 minutes only three, Durant was the …

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The Carmelo Anthony Sweepstakes

As training camp is set to begin next week, NBA teams are lining up for their chance to make one final splash before the start of the regular season. Carmelo Anthony has yet to sign the three-year $65 million extension offered by the Denver and instead of losing their franchise player, the Nuggets are looking to make a deal for …

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Rose Shines in Windy City

Derrick Rose shouldn’t be wearing a Bulls uniform. The team finished the 2007-08 regular season with a 33-49 record, ninth worst in the league. Entering the 2008 NBA Draft Lottery, Chicago only had a 1.7% chance of claiming the first over all selection. The ping pong balls bounced the right way for Chicago, once again. There was no arguing the …

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Road to Redemption

In two short years, Michael Beasley went from highly touted to disregarded. On July 9th the power forward was tossed away by the Miami Heat forĀ a second round draft pick in 2011, just two weeks after Heat President Pat Riley said Miami was going to build around Beasley. He was moved so the team could make room for the most …

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Baptism by Fire

For the first time in his basketball career LeBron James is facing doubt. After 25 years of being worshiped for his immense talents, James has become the NBA’s premier villain. The Chosen One has become Public Enemy #1 after fleeing Cleveland to take his talents to South Beach and with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. The biggest question facing King …

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