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NHL Lockout: Latest Buzz Around NHL’s Labor Strike

December 8th, 2012
Another day and still no NHL hockey.As the days continue to pile up, hope continues to dwindle.Here is the latest buzz around the labor strike. Sidney Crosby next to play overseas?  Sidney Crosby just wants to play hockey. After the latest failings of the labor dispute, Crosby is considering playing overseas, ...

Jeremy Lin: Breaking Down Linsanity’s Performance Through 15 Games

December 1st, 2012
Last year's Linsanity may be over, but that doesn't mean Jeremy Lin can't improve his performance this season.Many are quickly writing off Lin's first 15 games as a starting point guard, but maybe they should take a step back and remember a few things.First-year starterLin is a first-year starter in ...

Dirk Nowitzki Injury: Players Who Must Step While Superstar Is Sidelined

October 20th, 2012
Mark Cuban's maligned free agency signings will enter the 2012-13 season with more criticism than previously expected. Dallas' superstar Dirk Nowitzki will miss the first six weeks of the NBA season, according to ESPN's Marc Stein. Mavs announce Dirk Nowitzki had arthroscopic surgery Friday on right knee & will resume basketball ...

NBA Draft Order 2012: Teams in Position to Land Great Draft Classes

June 23rd, 2012
Drafting well is how small-market teams become successful. Look at Oklahoma City for example. They didn't win the title, but they are set for years to come.With the 2012 NBA draft, there are teams that are in line to be great for years to come. Here are three.  New Orleans HornetsWhether ...

Kings vs. Devils: L.A. Will Continue Road Dominance to Win Stanley Cup

June 9th, 2012
Los Angeles has won 10 consecutive road games in 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs. They aren't done yet.The Kings will win No. 11 on Saturday night.The Kings have yet to lose consecutive games this postseason. Against Vancouver and Phoenix, the Kings have bounced back after a loss at home to win on ...

NBA Trade Rumors: Best Destinations for Memphis Grizzlies’ Rudy Gay

June 5th, 2012
Memphis is wondering if they are a better team without Rudy Gay following its opening round loss to the Los Angeles Clippers.Apparently we may find out sooner rather than later. According to Alex Kennedy of Hoopsworld, Brooklyn among others is on the list that are interested in his services. Here are ...

NBA Playoff 2012 TV Schedule: Heat Will Ride Home-Court Advantage to NBA Finals

May 26th, 2012
It doesn't matter who wins in Saturday night's Game 7 showdown between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers because neither will be getting past Miami in the Eastern Conference finals because of home-court advantage.Miami has only lost one game at home in the 2012 NBA playoffs, and they were tied ...

Lakers vs. Thunder: Why Oklahoma City Will Win Game 4

May 19th, 2012
Oklahoma City will return home with a 3-to-1 advantage over the Los Angeles Lakers after they win Game 4 Saturday night in Los Angeles. Here is why Oklahoma City has what it takes to win Game 4. Great Road TeamSome teams are great at home and awful on the road. ...

Lakers vs. Thunder: Oklahoma City Has Series Under Control Despite Loss

May 19th, 2012
Oklahoma City, despite losing Game 3, has complete control of its series with the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2012 NBA Playoffs.Here are three reasons why. Mismatches Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant and James Harden are a cast of characters that can create their own shot off the dribble. Oklahoma City can ...

NBA Playoff Schedule 2012: Predicting Sunday’s Pivotal Game 4 Clashes

May 5th, 2012
Game 4 of the NBA Playoffs is one of the more important games of a series. Game 4 usually determines if the series is tied or if a team is up two games.There are four crucial games on the slate Sunday. Here are some predictions:Bulls vs. 76ersIt was sad to ...