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Why Mark Jackson’s Firing Is Completely Understandable – @Ryan Oak

The Golden State Warriors fired coach Mark Jackson on Monday; one day after the team was eliminated from the playoffs, losing in the first round in a seven-game classic to the Los Angeles Clippers. Almost immediately there was an outcry, with many pundits believing it was an extremely harsh decision, considering the success Jackson had […]

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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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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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Clippers Sign Veteran Stephen Jackson

Following an altercation with coach Gregg Popovich during last season’s playoffs, 35-year old forward Stephen Jackson was waived by the San Antonio Spurs and hasn’t played a minute in the NBA since. A much publicized and controversial player throughout his career (Malice in the Palace anyone?), Jackson has played with numerous NBA clubs including New […]

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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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Shooting Stars Who Fell From the Planet

Foreword: I really just wanted to list half of the players that both Minnesota and Portland have ever drafted but I figured they’ve been kicked enough over the last 20 years, no need for me to rub salt into the wounds.

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All-NBA Teams Announced

So, the results are in and as you may have guessed LeBron James was a unanimous pick for this years All-NBA First team, while Kobe Bryant earned a record tying 11th selection. A panel of sports journalists and leading broadcasters all voted for James (119 votes), and Kobe tied up with HOF’er Karl Malone. Below […]

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Video – Blake Griffin dunks on the 76ers

Blake dunks all over the 76ers Spencer Hawes.

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NBA Nation Australia’s Preseason Previews: Part 4

Every day brings us closer to the new NBA season and we are all waiting with baited breath to see our teams run out on the pine in a few weeks time. During the lead up we’ve been updating you with our 2012/13 preseason team previews! Today, we take a brief look at the Dallas […]

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