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2010 NBA Mock Draft: Is DeMarcus Cousins Overrated?

June 22nd, 2010
This Article is also featured on Doin' Work (www.doinwork247.blogspot.com) The NBA season has come to an end, and the draft is almost upon us. Last time, we focused on how the NBA draft combine affected player rankings (http://bleacherreport.com/articles/399247-2010-nba-mock-draft-why-derrick-favors-should-go-2), but this time, we will take a look at groups of players who ...

2010 NBA Mock Draft: Why Derrick Favors Should Go No. 2

May 31st, 2010
This article is also featured on Doin Work': www.doinwork247.blogspot.com A lot has happened since my previous mock draft a month ago, (http://bleacherreport.com/articles/387190-2010-nba-mock-draft-the-extinction-of-the-college-senior-is-complete) most notably the NBA Draft Combine. The NBA draft combine doesn't get nearly as much coverage as the NFL draft combine, mostly because it's a much worse predictor of ...

The Epic Saga of LeBron James

May 14th, 2010
Sigh. What can you say about LeBron James that hasn't already been said in every outlet of sports media? He is clearly the most talented and dominant athlete in basketball. He is known as "The Chosen One," "Akron Hammer," "L-Train," or simply "King James." Anybody with that many ...

2010 NBA Mock Draft: The Extinction of the College Senior Is Complete

May 2nd, 2010
The NBA announced last Thursday that 103 players, including 80 players from U.S. colleges and 23 international players, have filed as early entry candidates for the 2010 NBA Draft. Add in about 20 college seniors, about half of whom have a very good chance of being drafted, consider that there ...

Dwyane Wade is Wasting Away In Miami With the Heat

April 26th, 2010
Dwayne Wade is throwing away diamonds. He's skipping them along the Mississippi River and watching them sink to the bottom lost forever, just like his useless 46 point, 5 assist, 5 rebound game yesterday against the Celtics. It was a great performance, a virtuoso excelling, performing ...

NBA Playoffs: New Structure Proposal

April 19th, 2010
So, I've always had a problem with the way the NBA playoffs are structured. Most of the time, the first round is basically not worth watching, since every round is a 7 game series and the higher seeded team wins a huge majority of the time. Also, ...

NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference Predictions

April 16th, 2010
Round 1 Cavaliers vs. Bulls The Bulls have made somewhat of a late-season surge with Derrick Rose playing some of the best basketball of his career. Yes, they played out of their minds last year against the Celtics (and should have won), but losing 40 ...

Three NBA Observations

April 1st, 2010
So this is mostly a college basketball and basketball recruiting blog, but let's face it; it all runs downstream to the NBA, and I've got three important NBA observations i'd like to get out there. 1. Stephen Curry might not win the rookie of the year, but he ...