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If all five players are trying to block you, I'm going to go out on a limb and suggest passing the ball.
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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According to reports coming out of Puerto Rico, Michigan's lovable big man and ex-NBA star Robert "Tractor" Traylor has died at the age of 34. His Puerto Rican team's Facebook page has confirmed that Traylor was found dead in his apartment....
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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It's on to the second round of the 2011 NBA Playoffs. Memphis and Atlanta lead the upset charge after knocking off the No. 1 and No. 4 seed in their respective conferences. Now Memphis gets the No. 4 in the West while Atlanta gets the No. 1 in...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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Athlon Sports NBA Power Rankings — Second Round 1. Chicago — The series win over Indiana might not have looked pretty, but when does anything ever look pretty in the Eastern Conference? 2. Miami — Powered past Philadelphia and now...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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The NBA playoffs are heading into their second weekend and most of the series are going as expected in the pre-playoff predictions. Four things that have really stood out so far have been: • Indiana's resiliency as a No. 8 seed. • New York's...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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Athlon Sports names its winners for the NBA's MVP, Rookie of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Sixth Man of the Year and Coach of the Year. MOST VALUABLE PLAYER Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls He led Chicago to the league’s best record and...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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Thoughts from Day 1 of the NBA Playoffs • All three higher seeds in the Eastern Conference trailed by double digits at some point during Saturday's games. Only Orlando failed to mount a comeback. The top-seeded Bulls trailed the eighth-seeded...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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Athlon Sports NBA Power Rankings — Playoff Edition 1. Chicago — The league's best team rides into the playoffs as winners of 13 of 14 and a league-best winning percentage of .703 against teams with a .500 record or better (26-11). 2....
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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A few thoughts on the eve of the NBA Playoffs beginning... MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED: CHICAGO Six times the Bulls franchise has won 60-plus games. The previous five times Chicago went on to win the championship. At 62-20 this season, why should...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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A look at the eight teams representing the Western Conference in this year's NBA Playoffs Click here for Eastern Conference at a Glance No. 1 SAN ANTONIO SPURS (61-21) For a top seed there sure seems to be a lot of uncertainty surrounding...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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A look at the eight teams representing the Eastern Conference in this year's NBA Playoffs Click here for Western Conference at a Glance No. 1 CHICAGO BULLS (62-20) The Bulls certainly didn’t enter the season as the favorites to win the East...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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For the first time since Week 3, the Los Angeles Lakers sit atop the weekly Athlon Sports NBA Power Rankings — knocking the Chicago Bulls down a peg. The last time the Lakers were atop these rankings they were 8-0 and didn't look like they...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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It's tempting to move San Antonio out of the top spot for the first time since Week 12 after Monday's 30-point loss to Miami — the last team not named San Antonio to own the No. 1 ranking. It was the same margin the Spurs used to beat the...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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This week should be the start of the fantasy basketball playoffs for many of you. Some of you may have round one byes, some of you may be playing first-round games this week or some of you may be entering the stretch where it's just the top two...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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The Spurs hold on to their No. 1 ranking for the eighth week in a row, but this is as close as they have come to losing that top ranking since they were the No. 2 team in Week 12. As a matter of fact, the top five is about as close as it's been...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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Crunch time. Home stretch. Sink or swim. Whichever phrase you prefer, we have reached the final quarter of the NBA season, and it’s time to look around the Association at who will contend for the title as well as the effect of the trade...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
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It's Groundhog Day at the top as the San Antonio Spurs are No. 1 in the Week 20 Athlon Sports NBA Power Rankings for the seventh straight week. A six-game lead over second place in the Western Conference with 23 games to has the Spurs feeling...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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There are many ways to play fantasy basketball — rotisserie, head to head, lineups that can be changed any time and lineups that lock just prior to Monday night’s tip. With that in mind, Athlon Sports gives you the Fantasy Dime — 10 things to...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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A short week for the All-Star break meant there was little effect on the Athlon Sports NBA Power Rankings for Week 18. San Antonio and Boston maintain the Nos. 1 and 2 spots for what seems like all 18 weeks of the season as the leaders of their...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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The NBA trade deadline for the 2010-11 season is less than three days away. I am certainly interested to see which teams take steps — major or minor — to better themselves en route to a playoff run. But I am much, much more interested...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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"Albertageddon" in St Louis. NFL Labor issues. Carmelo and the Knicks. Mets' owners and felon Bernard Madoff. Our sports headlines are pretty depressing right now. As much of the country struggles financially, the question of 'How much money is...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
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The NBA season has reached All-Star Week. From here until regular season's end on April 13, it really can become a different season from what we have seen the first 55 games or so. But for each conference's top four seeds, that is doubtful. The...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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The NBA season rolls into the All-Star break this weekend, and that means there should be about a month left in your fantasy league's regular season. Now is the time of year where you should really start assessing what areas you need to bolster...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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The San Antonio Spurs continue to roll, winning two of three last week and as winners of 13 of their last 15. And this week, San Antonio is in the same spot it has been for the last month — atop the weekly Athlon Sports NBA Power Rankings....
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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There are many ways to play fantasy basketball — rotisserie, head to head, lineups that can be changed any time and lineups that lock just prior to Monday night’s tip. With that in mind, Athlon Sports will give you the Fantasy Dime each week....
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago

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