DraftStreet Fantasy Spin: Monday, March 24, 2014

Carmelo Anthony

In just two days, the biggest individual DraftStreet NBA contest since Christmas Day takes place. The winner of the NBA Big Score will win $50,000 out of a total prize pool of $150,000, with the top 400 finishers winning at least $100. The Big Score is open for registration (at the top of the NBA lobby); all it takes to enter is a DraftStreet account and $55. If you want a cheaper way in, there are satellites running every

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VIDEO: Did bad loss to Cavs doom Knicks? Who gets West’s eighth seed? Beware the Grizzlies

Carmelo Anthony

Sunday night’s self-destruction against the Cavs was about as bad of a loss as the Knicks could have imagined, given that they had a chance to pull within two games of the Atlanta Hawks, who had lost earlier in the day. Well, to be fair, it wasn’t totally a self-destruction. Jarrett Jack was phenomenal for Cleveland on offense, repeatedly burning Raymond Felton, and Luol Deng did a terrific job on Carmelo Anthony, keeping the ball out of the NBA’s second-leading scorer

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Bernucca: You Can Have the NCAA Tournament

ncaa

I don’t like the NCAA Tournament. I don’t like that college basketball’s regular season provides little postseason incentive. I don’t like that the coach is a bigger personality than the players. I don’t like that the games are played on neutral courts. I don’t like that one bad game or bad call or bad break can end a team’s season. I don’t like that “close” becomes a synonym for “well-played.” And I don’t like that poor play determines the outcome much

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Tweet of the Night: Kentucky upsets Wichita State, NBA players take notice

Kentucky

The NCAA tournament has given us plenty to talk about after its first weekend. We’ve been treated to six overtime games (the tournament record is seven), big time upsets (Duke, Syracuse and Kansas all failed to win more than one game) and memorable finishes (ask THE University of Dayton). But between all of the madness that has commenced this week, one game has managed to stand above the rest: No. 8 seed Kentucky vs. No. 1 seed Wichita State. 

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DraftStreet Fantasy Spin: Sunday, March 23, 2014

GoranDragicSH1

In just three days, the biggest individual DraftStreet NBA contest since Christmas Day takes place. The winner of the NBA Big Score will win $50,000 out of a total prize pool of $150,000, with the top 400 finishers winning at least $100. All it takes to enter is a DraftStreet account and $55. If you don’t have a DraftStreet account, you can sign up using this link. Sunday sees a light schedule in the NBA, with three afternoon games and

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May: The Future of Four Floundering Flagship Franchises

Red Auerbach

We are about to witness what may be a first in the long history of the NBA. For the first time, four of the league’s flagship franchises could well be out of the playoffs. OK, the Knicks aren’t technically out of the race in the Hindenburg Conference, but they have a lot of ground to make up on Atlanta – four games in the loss column with 13 to play. The Celtics, Lakers and 76ers all are making plans for the

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