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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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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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And Out Come the Wolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves are at a crossroads. Like the crossroads in a long lost Blues song, Minnesota fans would almost certainly sell their soul to the devil for a winning basketball team. They have spent numerous years dwelling at the bottom of the Western Conference and barring injury, this season should be considered the true […]

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Five underrated teams for the 2013/14 NBA season

Miami Heat The Heat have made three straight trips to the NBA Finals, won the last two NBA championships, have the greatest basketball player on earth in his prime, and have completed some shrewd off-season moves. So it’s bewildering to hear people say that their successful run may come to an end this year. Why? […]

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Shake and Bake: The Best Duos of the NBA

While these dynamic duos may not be NASCAR superstars and they probably don’t discuss the pros and cons of a bearded baby Jesus, what they do is give their teams the best opportunity to win and entertain millions of fans along the way. I don’t know how many countless hours I’ve spent watching YouTube highlights […]

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Miami Sign Troubled Free Agent Michael Beasley

Just weeks after his much publicized arrest for marijuana possession and subsequent fall from grace, former Suns free agent forward Michael Beasley has agreed to a training camp contract with the two time defending Champion Miami Heat for the upcoming 2013/14 NBA season. It has been a troublesome summer for Beasley who has a history […]

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Timberwolves, Pekovic Agree To 5-Year, $60 Million Deal

The Minnesota Timberwolves and restricted free agent big man Nikola Pekovic have agreed to a multi year deal said to be in the realm of $60 million, reported ESPN this morning. The 27-year old Montenegrin center had been courted by other NBA teams, but wasn’t extended an offer due to said franchises being wary of […]

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Draft Day – Winners And Losers

Draft day is always full of surprises and today’s was definitely no exception. From the shock selection of Anthony Bennett with the number one pick, to the Pelicans trading Nerlens Noel to the 76ers for Jrue Holiday, the draft certainly had every hoops fan worldwide talking. With that in mind, I’d like to go back […]

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