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Whiteside Deserving of Most Improved Player Award

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Hassan Whiteside has the opportunity to take out all of the frustrations on the team that rejected him several times during the opening round 2016 NBA playoffs. As the 7-foot center was scratching his way into the league, Whiteside tried out with Charlotte, his hometown team, on several occasions but was continually snubbed. Eventually, Whiteside managed to land a roster …

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Fantasy Focus: Whiteside Dominates Championship Week

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Typically a move out of the starting lineup doesn’t lead to a resurgence in production. A move to the bench has instead transformed Hassan Whiteside into the most dominant center on both ends of the floor. Since the All-Star break — a span of 22 games — Whiteside has posted 18 points on 60.9 percent shooting from the field to go along with 13.5 …

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Podcast: Trade Deadline Rapidly Approaching

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Only three days remain for teams to make their final preparations for a championship run in 2016. The February 18th trade deadline provides much intrigue, as numerous stars have appeared in trade rumors. Several franchise caliber players could be on the move, including Carmelo Anthony, Blake Griffin, Kevin Love, Al Horford, Dwight Howard and Brook Lopez have all been linked to …

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Fantasy Focus: The Unconventional Star

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A shooting guard without a potent jump shot has emerged as one of the biggest scoring threats in the league. As the rest of the NBA has placed tremendous value on spacing the floor and punishing opponents with a barrage of 3-pointers, DeMar DeRozan instead has posted the seventh most points in the NBA this season by relentlessly attacking the rim. …

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Whiteside Rocks the Nuggets

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After a teammate showered Hassan Whiteside with high praise, he immediately delivered a signature performance to backup the kind words. Miami rookie Justise Winslow penned an article in the Players Tribune pointing out exactly why his teammate deserved his first career All-Star appearance, pointing out his presence as a shot blocker is unmatched throughout the league. 

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Miami Discovering Its Crunch Time Lineup

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The momentum swinging dunk from Chris Bosh came a little later than expected, but the impact provided was just as significant. Following a miserable first half that saw the Heat convert just 38 percent of its attempts from the field, Bosh provided some inspiration with a thunderous dunk as the buzzer to end the second quarter sounded. After a review, …

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Fantasy Focus: Quiet Career Year from Millsap

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One of the most balanced teams in the league is starting to place its trust into one player. The name Paul Millsap is etched atop the team’s leaderboard in nearly every major statistical category, as he leads the team in points, offensive rebounds, defensive rebounds, steals, minutes and ranks second in blocks. The production from the 30-year-old is precisely what …

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Podcast: Dominating Fantasy Basketball

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A quarter of the way through the 2015-16 season, a variety of players are producing at levels unseen in the league for decades. Or in some cases, ever. The Pistons don’t have to worry about any missed shots, as center Andre Drummond is beating out the competition for missed attempts on a continual basis. In his fourth season in the …

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The Wall of Whiteside

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The days of the lockdown defender in the paint were supposed to be long gone. Clearly, Hassan Whiteside was never informed. The Heat are swatting away the second most shots in the league, with over 59 percent of its total rejections coming from Whiteside. 

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Podcast: Panic in New Orleans

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Injuries have the Pelicans off to the worst start in the Western Conference. After 13 games, the team has won just twice, and making a return to the playoffs is going to be a challenge, as not only are they in the rugged Western Conference, the Southwest division is perhaps the best in the league. Anthony Davis has continued to …

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