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Early Under/Over-Rated Season Predictions Answered – @RyanOak

Which teams ended up being over, under or properly rated in 2013/14? In the pre-season I wrote two articles in which I outlined which five teams I thought were over and underrated, respectively, heading into the 2013/14 NBA season. Though you always expect to end up with egg on your face making such public predictions, […]

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2014 NBA Playoff Race

  With the 2013-14 NBA regular season coming to a close there are still a number of playoff spots up for grabs. Let’s take a look at the run home for those still with a shot at a post-season berth in both the Eastern and Western Conferences. Eastern Conference There are five teams who have […]

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Finally, a legitimate NBA MVP debate – @RyanOak

After a number of seasons of forced and artificial debate over which NBA star is the Most Valuable Player, the 2013/14 season has finally provided us with a race worthy of heated discussion. In recent times, LeBron James has had a mortgage on the prestigious award. Over the past five seasons, ‘The King’ has taken […]

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“Winner Winner, Chicken Dinner” – An Analysis of the Luol Deng for Andrew Bynum trade

The Facts The Cleveland Cavaliers traded Andrew Bynum, the Sacramento Kings’ 2014 first-round pick (protected 1-12), the Portland Trail Blazers 2015 and ’16 second-round picks and the right to swap first-round picks with the Cavaliers in 2015 if the Cavs’ pick is outside the top 14 to the Chicago Bulls for two-time all-star small forward […]

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Weekly Hoop Scoop #2

So last week’s edition of the weekly hoop scoop was M.I.A due to some much deserved, OK, maybe just needed, holiday time for myself and now that I’m back in the realm of weekly drudgery, a few kilos heavier and with an even bigger drinking habit than before I left, I felt it was time to get back […]

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Weekly Hoop Scoop

It’s finally here! After months of whinging and whining about a lack of basketball, hoops junkies everywhere are getting their proverbial fix this week and what a start to the NBA season we’ve had so far. I’d been thinking about doing a weekly recap of NBA news for quite some time now and between work, […]

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Five overrated teams for NBA season 2013/14

Golden State Warriors There’s nothing quite like a fairytale playoff run to unrealistically heighten expectations for the following season. I love watching the Warriors play, especially Steph Curry when he’s on fire and hitting shots from 35 feet off the dribble. I also have no doubt the Warriors will makes the playoffs again this season. […]

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Ten Things I Love/Hate About You

The NBA season isn’t too far away now and there’s a lot to look forward to in season 2013/14 but I thought I’d share ten things that are on my mind as we impatiently wait for the season to begin 10. Pre-season. It’s better than no NBA basketball at all and it’s the pre-cursor to […]

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NBA Nation’s Season Previews: Part 2

CHICAGO BULLS: The huge story for the Bulls is, of course, the return of their super star guard Derrick Rose after more than a year and a half out of the game following his crippling knee injury during the 2011/12 playoffs. The big questions about Rose’s ability to return at full strength and be the […]

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Looking to the 2013/2014 Season

The NBA season is fast approaching and I cannot wait. There are so many aspects of the game to look forward to and not all of them happen on the court. Here is my A-Z of the upcoming 2013-2014 season. A: Air Balls There is truly something special about an entire stadium full of fans chanting […]

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