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After giving the Eastern Conference its first top-ranked team of the season last week, the Boston Celtics have held on to the spot for Week 9's Athlon Sports Power Rankings. The Celtics defeated New York, Atlanta and Indiana last week as part...
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...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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The Miami Heat visiting the New York Knicks tonight will grab the headlines, but the highlight matchup of the night will be that of Deron Williams and Chris Paul. When Paul's New Orleans Hornets play host to the Utah Jazz and Williams it will...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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In the Milwaukee Bucks' 10 wins this season there has been a consistent formula. At least one player has 15 points, five rebounds and five assists or blocks. Brandon Jennings leads the team with six of these games, Andrew Bogut and John...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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Boston Celtics. New York Knicks. Madison Square Garden. When is the last time all three of those entities have been relevant at the same time? For the first time since Patrick Ewing's swan song campaign of 1999-2000, the Knicks actually have...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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Well, it only took until the first quarter of the season was over plus an additional week for the Eastern Conference to finally place a team atop the Athlon Sports Power Rankings. And it just so happens to be the new hottest team in the NBA as the...
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...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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The 2010-11 NBA regular season hit its quarter mark this week. So it's time to take a look at where each conference stands 20 games in. Below is a breakdown of the Western Conference's frontrunners for MVP, Rookie of the Year, Defensive...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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The 2010-11 NBA regular season hit its quarter mark this week. So it's time to take a look at where each conference stands 20 games in. Below is a breakdown of the Eastern Conference's frontrunners for MVP, Rookie of the Year, Defensive...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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There are six games between teams in the top 10 of this week's Athlon Sports NBA Power Rankings. Eighth-ranked Miami, winners of its last five, gets another shot at one of the league's top teams when the Heat travel to play No. 4 Utah on...
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...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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TNT likes to advertise “We Know Drama”. The network definitely broadcast from an electric atmosphere Thursday night in Cleveland, with the return of former favorite son LeBron James. Cavaliers’ fans were in the stands early and...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
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LeBron James made his highly anticipated return to Cleveland Thursday night and continued to set records on the Cavaliers' court in a 118-90 win for the Miami Heat. James poured in 38 points in 29 minutes, set a Quicken Loans Arena and Heat...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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The thought of the Los Angeles Lakers rolling into Staples Center on Christmas Day to take on the Miami Heat as an undefeated, maybe a one- or two-loss team went out the door three weeks ago. It was foolish for me to think the defending champs...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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With one month of the college season in the books, it is time to start looking ahead to the NBA draft. I will be taking a conference-by-conference look at the top prospects in college basketball.The rankings will be updated throughout the season.1...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
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What about Big Z? Through all the boos that will head LeBron James' way Thursday night, will Zydrunas Ilgauskas be able to hear the cheers? James isn't the only player making his return to Cleveland when the Miami Heat take on the...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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Duke plays host to Michigan State tonight on the college hardwood, and then welcomes Butler on Saturday in a rematch of last year's NCAA title game. There's one more week of regular season college football, including four conference...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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What is Chicago's reward for finishing with its first winning record on its circus trip since 1997-98? Three days rest between Saturday's win over Sacramento, giving the Bulls a 4-3 record for a trip on which they had been 10-61 since...
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...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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Team on the Rise Oklahoma City — The Thunder entered this season as the darlings of the Western Conference. They were the cool pick to make the big jump from the eighth seed that went six games with the Lakers a season ago to possible...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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In the same week that news came out the NFL and the NFLPA engaged in positive talks about the Collective Bargaining Agreement, news in NBA circles is that things aren't so positive. The NFL and the CBA has dominated the headlines as the threat...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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Team on the Rise New York — What a difference seven days can make. A week ago the Knicks sat in the "Team on the Decline" spot after losing six in a row. Seven days later, they enter another Wednesday contest, but this time as...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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Too bad there isn't flex scheduling in the NBA. There's a new No. 1 in the Athlon Sports NBA Power Rankings for Week 5, and the new top team and former top team will meet this weekend. San Antonio is the hottest team in the Association...
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...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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Quick. Who is the New Jersey Nets' highest paid player? For those who chose Troy Murphy, give yourself a bell. The 6-11 power forward, traded from Indiana to his native New Jersey in the offseason and the owner of 102 minutes court time this...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago

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