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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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Ranking the Offseason Moves1. L.A. Lakers Mitch Kupchak’s key offseason moves included re-signing Derek Fisher and replacing backup point guard Jordan Farmar with Steve Blake. He also brought in former Laker nemesis Matt Barnes and...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
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Ranking the Offseason Moves 1. Miami Heat  It doesn’t get much better than re-signing Dwyane Wade and adding LeBron James and Chris Bosh —and convincing all three to take less than max dollars. Miami also re-signed Udonis Haslem...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
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Penny Wise1. LeBron James (Miami) six years, $110 millionA King’s ransom? Not quite, as the Heat got the best player in the game to sign the dotted line for less than the maximum amount.2. Dwyane Wade (Miami) six years, $107...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
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1. Larry JohnsonF, Charlotte Hornets, UNLV’91-96, Charlotte; ’96-01, New YorkCareer:  Multi-faceted offensive player won Rookie of the Year, signed the league’s biggest contract at the time, played in two All-Star games and...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
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Braden Gall
3 years ago
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Power Ball Wizards fans are John Wall-dancing in D.C. today after winning the NBA Draft Lottery and the chance to draft Kentucky’s all-world freshman point guard. Irene Pollin — the widow of Abe, who was the longest-tenured owner in...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago

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