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  • NBA award season predictions

    NBA Most Improved PlayerThe Most Improved Player award has always been the NBA’s strangest, since its birth in 1986. It commends the growth of a baller, but also delivers something like a slight...

    2 years 8 months ago by Athlon Sports

  • What is the Most Popular Throwback Jersey in Each State?

    NFL, NBA, MLB, Overtime Sports fans across the country love their Kobe Bryant throwback jerseys. Just not the state where he plays basketball. Last week, TicketCity shared a map of the most popular college basketball...

    2 years 8 months ago by David Fox

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  • The Boston Celtics are a surprise playoff team

    NBA Brad Stevens needs more props in the Coach of the Year race. He doesn’t deserve to win it. No one leading a sub-.500 team should be able to claim that award, and likely never will. At 31-...

    2 years 8 months ago by Athlon Sports

  • Ranking the NBA’s best nicknames

    NBA 6. Chris Andersen, Miami Heat: “Birdman”Superhero, rapper, Oscar winner… and Miami Heat role player. The frequently used “Birdman” moniker works so well for Chris...

    2 years 8 months ago by Athlon Sports

  • Steve Nash retires, ends 19-year NBA career

    NBA For a moment over the weekend, Steve Nash stole the basketball world’s attention away from NCAA’s March Madness.He did it by retiring. The 41-year-old made the announcement via a...

    2 years 8 months ago by Athlon Sports

  • Kevin Durant is likely out for the season

    NBA The Oklahoma City Thunder’s season just keeps getting worse. In the same week that power forward and defensive linchpin Serge Ibaka was reported to be out for up to a month and a half,...

    2 years 8 months ago by Athlon Sports

  • Ranking the NBA’s best available coaching candidates

    NBA 9. Vinny Del NegroThe former leader of the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Clippers, Del Negro doesn’t have the best reputation among hardcore NBA followers. He infamously got into a physical...

    2 years 8 months ago by Athlon Sports

  • Dwight Howard is close to returning

    NBA One of the more missable stories of the NBA season has been Dwight Howard’s absence from the Houston Rockets’ lineup. The former three-time Defensive Player of the Year has suited up for...

    2 years 8 months ago by Athlon Sports

  • The NBA season is too long

    NBA 82 games is a lot of games. That’s how many they play every year in the NBA, and it doesn’t always produce the best results for fans — in fact, it rarely does. Commissioner...

    2 years 8 months ago by Athlon Sports

  • John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins say their Kentucky team better than current one

    NBA The University of Kentucky Wildcats are good this season — real good. If you’re filling out an NCAA March Madness bracket, chances are that you picked them to win it all. That...

    2 years 8 months ago by Athlon Sports

  • Thunder lose Serge Ibaka after knee surgery

    NBA The hurt just keeps on coming for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Power forward Serge Ibaka — a candidate for Defensive Player of the Year — will join reigning MVP Kevin Durant on the bench,...

    2 years 8 months ago by Athlon Sports