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Team on the Rise San Antonio — The Spurs are tied with Southwest Division foes New Orleans for the best record at 9-1. They have won eight in a row, including a 4-0 mark on the road. Offensively, San Antonio is cruising at 108.3 points a...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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Team on the Rise Chicago — The Bulls began their annual circus trip with a victory in Houston Tuesday for their fourth straight win. Only San Antonio — winners of seven in a row — is a hotter team in the Association right now...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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From 19 to 11 to 1. That's the jump the New Orleans Hornets have made in the Athlon Sports NBA Power Rankings over the first three weeks of the season. New Orleans takes over the top spot this week from the now-No. 4 Los Angeles Lakers, who...
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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Haters of the world, unite! Or at least those haters of the performances the Miami Heat have given in the last two outings. Experts, skeptics and innocent bystanders are starting to come together and pick on the Miami Heat for not being the team...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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While watching Anthony Morrow bury five 3-pointers on his way to 21 points in the Nets’ win at Cleveland Wednesday night, I asked myself: “Why wasn’t Morrow a star at Georgia Tech?” Here’s a guy with one of the...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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When there are 30 NBA teams playing an 82-game schedule, it is pretty easy to find something at least a little intriguing on the docket each night. Tonight it is a little more than intriguing. Boston and Miami hook up in a rematch of the NBA'...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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Team on the Rise New Orleans — The sky is blue. Grass is green. And the Hornets are the team on the rise. Of course it is the obvious choice for this week, but I did have them ranked as the No. 11 team a week ago, and New Orleans has...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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Team on the Rise Cleveland — Where were the Cavaliers going to go but up after LeBron left? After all, reason said they were obviously going to be at the bottom of the conference upon the King's exit. No doubt LeBron James'...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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I had prepared to write about the Lakers and Hornets today, but then as the NBA likes to advertise—amazing happens. On a Tuesday night where L.A. and New Orleans stayed undefeated, they just get the bronze medal of best stories. The silver...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
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There is only one matchup between the top four teams in this week's Athlon Sports NBA Power Rankings. Third-ranked Boston travels to fourth-ranked Miami as two of the top teams in the Eastern Conference face off on TNT Thursday night. This...
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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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 first two weeks of the NBA season have gone by with a fast break blur. But there have already been plenty of strange days in the Association this year. What Should LeBron Do? LeBron James has hired Tiger Woods' team of Nike ad wizards to...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
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Team on the Rise Sacramento — Outside of Wednesday night’s 112-100 loss against the Lakers, the league’s highest-scoring team (113.8 ppg), the Kings are learning how to win. All three of their victories have been by three points...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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Team on the Rise Atlanta — New coach. No problem. Veteran roster. The easy solution. The Hawks enter tonight’s game with 0-4 Detroit at 4-0. The Hawks lead a Southeast Division that houses Miami and Orlando. Larry Drew’s squad has...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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When the news came out last week that NBA commissioner David Stern was considering contraction for the league, I cannot say I was opposed. It is easy to sit back and say, "It's not like it was back in the day,"  about a lot of...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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Week 1 of the NBA season is in the books, the hype is over and now teams begin to develop their chemistry and settle in for the long haul. As week 2 got underway Monday night, the Chicago Bulls were able to record a big home win against 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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We are only four days into the season, and by night’s end we will probably have already seen a possible preview of the Eastern Conference finals — twice. The Miami Heat and their big three of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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Rotisserie NBA leagues can be a funny thing when trying to evaluate how a fantasy draft went. Add keeper status to that league and it becomes a real crapshoot.Preference becomes the word of the day in these situations. If you really have your eye...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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The Cavs would not have lost a preseason game to CSKA Moscow had LeBron James been on the floor, on the bench or maybe even just rooting for Cleveland from the stands. So, the anti-Witness himself, Comic Sans font, open-letter writer/owner Dan...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
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Good to see some NBA action on at 8 a.m. — Nets-Rockets live from China. Brook Lopez continues to impress. On one possession, he hit an 18-footer on the move; a few trips later, he pump fakes from the same spot on the floor and drives to the...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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As I sat on the clock for my 4th round pick in the Athlon Sports NBA Fantasy Keeper draft — I have the 13th pick in the 14-team league — I had a big decision to make: Blake Griffin or John Wall.To me, these are the top two options for...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
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The Making of a Dynasty? Yesby Ethan SkolnickBasketball, even at the highest level, is a simple game based on simple strategies and even simpler arithmetic. Your offense is only as dynamic and efficient as the number of players who demand a double-...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago

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