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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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Coach-of-the-year award wide, wide open

When it comes to voting for the 2013-14 NBA Coach of the Year, I wish those ‘fortunate’ enough to be asked to fill out a ballot all the very best of luck. Always a hotly contested award, this season has an even deeper field of worthy recipients, for which I personally struggle to nominate the […]

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Old Scores, New Glories

So last week I wrote over 6000 words for NBA Nation Australia’s Weekly Hoop Scoop piece and while it wasn’t a problem to do, it was very time consuming. With that in mind, I’ve decided to change up the weekly recap to a more streamlined one. There will be a highs and lows for each […]

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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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An Open Letter to Dwight Howard

Dearest Dwight, My name is Nathan Darby. I write as a part of an NBA blog in Australia. It’s pretty good. You should really read it sometime but I digress. Today I happened to be doing some research around the web and stumbled across a story by Sekou Smith on his Hangtime Blog on NBA.com […]

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2013/14 Champions and Award Winners*

Consider this an experiment. Take one Playstation 3. Insert one NBA 2k14 game disc. Enter game modes. Choose season. Simulate. Sit back and watch the 2013/14 season unfold before your very eyes. Check out what my season entailed below. Results may vary… *May or may not be actual winners

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Dwight Howard struggles in Manila; Gets booed by Laker fans

The Houston Rockets made a statement last night in Manila with a resounding 116-96 victory over the much-hyped Indiana Pacers as part of the NBA preseason’s Global Games. The franchise’s new centerpiece, Dwight Howard, looked to be regaining some of the form he had presumably lost during his one year stint with the LA Lakers, […]

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Keeping A Close Eye On You!

While the title of this feature may sound a little creepy, stick with me, this isn’t me declaring my stalker habits. Far from it. With the new season just around the corner, I get to thinking about the players that I would be keen to follow and watch closely. Obviously most fans will be eager […]

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