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Photo of the Day: Horford and Bazemore Love SpongeBob

On Thursday night, Al Horford was named as a reserve for the Eastern Conference All-Star team. Also chosen as reserves were [...]

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Fantasy Spin: Hurting Superstars Affect Daily Strategy

Anyone who picked the Lakers to beat Chicago on Thursday should be rolling in cash this morning. Not exactly all-stars, and [...]

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Ranking the 5 Christmas Day Games

Twas the night before Christmas, and all round the league, not a player was stirring, because there are no games on Eve. is [...]

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Maccabi Tel-Aviv defeats Real Madrid in Euroleague Championship rematch

In a rematch of last season’s Euroleague Championship, Maccabi Tel-Aviv narrowly edged out previously undefeated Real for [...]

Maccabi Tel-Aviv defeats Real Madrid in Euroleague Championship rematch

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In a rematch of last season’s Euroleague Championship, Maccabi Tel-Aviv narrowly edged out previously undefeated Real Madrid 90-86 for an important Top 16 victory on Thursday night. Greek center Sofoklis Schortsanitis (known as Sofo in Europe), stood out for Maccabi Tel-Aviv, scoring 11 of his 17 points in the opening period, and drawing eight fouls to go along with his eight rebounds. Former Memphis Grizzlies guard Jeremy Pargo also put in a strong performance for the winning side, going for 11

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Rookie Rankings, Week 12: Galloway Recalling Linsanity for Knicks

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When you think of words to describe the New York Knicks’ season, “fun” isn’t among them. If you’re looking for words beginning with the letter F, “frightening” and “failure” come to mind. If you’re looking for three-letter words, “bad” certainly works. As for four-letter words, well, I’m sure Knicks fans have used them all. But fun? Well, that’s how Langston Galloway sees it. “I’m just out there having fun,” the rookie point guard said after Wednesday’s win over Oklahoma City. “Just trying to play

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Fantasy Spin: Hurting Superstars Affect Daily Strategy

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Anyone who picked the Lakers to beat Chicago on Thursday should be rolling in cash this morning. Not exactly all-stars, Jordan Hill, Wayne Ellington and Jordan Clarkson are becoming DFS bargains. Each played more than 40 minutes in a double-overtime upset and padded their stats in the extra frames. 

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NBA Players React To All-Star Reserve Selections

The All-Star reserve selections were finally announced on Thursday and as expected, there were predictable picks to go with inevitable omissions. The selected are as follows: West: Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, Chris Paul, Klay Thompson, LaMarcus Aldridge, Tim Duncan and James Harden. East: Jimmy Butler, Al Horford, Paul Millsap, Jeff Teague, Kyrie Irving, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh.

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POLL: Who Should Replace Kobe Bryant and Dwyane Wade at All-Star Game

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The All-Star reserves have been announced, and the feeling at this site is that Dwyane Wade and Kevin Durant were undeserving. Hey, everyone is entitled to their opinion, right? That is why we are having you, the readers, cast votes for which players commissioner Adam Silver should choose as replacements for the injured Wade and Kobe Bryant. There is no shortage of candidates, but I will tell you that my Western Conference vote went to Damian Lillard, and my Eastern Conference

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Photo of the Day: Horford and Bazemore Love SpongeBob

Bazemore and Horford Feature

On Thursday night, Al Horford was named as a reserve for the Eastern Conference All-Star team. Also chosen as reserves were teammates Jeff Teague and Paul Millsap. But, instead of being with those teammates to celebrate their selections, Horford was hanging out with another teammate at a movie premiere.

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Three-Man Weave: Playoffs, Hawks and Shootouts

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When you consider the number of basketball savvy writers on our staff and the number of opinions they have, it is obvious that we always go way too long between editions of the Three-Man Weave. But it is back. In this edition, we take a look at the bottom of the Eastern Conference playoff bracket, the sizzling Atlanta Hawks and perhaps the best Shootout field in All-Star Weekend history. 1. Assuming the six teams in the East above .500 make the playoffs,

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