10 Fast Facts from Last Night’s Games — Spurs Win 11th Straight, Knicks Upset Pacers, Celtics Top Heat

With each passing day, the NBA playoffs grow nearer and the window of opportunity for teams to make a push for the postseason diminishes. In turn, the results from Wednesday, March 19 were magnified as a championship contender suffered a surprising loss, a dark-horse continued to flourish and a rising star was at his best. Here’s everything that you need to know about last night’s action.

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DraftStreet Fantasy Spin: Wednesday, March 19, 2014

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Another Wednesday, another $50,000 prize pool. The Big Wednesday makes another appearance, with $10,000 reserved for first place and thousands more for the other top 10 spots. If you haven’t won your way in through a qualifier or used points to buy a voucher, it will cost you $22 per entry. As I write, the contest is less than half full, so take advantage of the best value in daily fantasy that I know of and register. If you don’t

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Goran Dragic: Creative, energetic, unafraid and the savior of the Phoenix Suns’ season

Goran Dragic slashes, drives and penetrates into the lane like no other NBA player, creatively opening up space to create for himself and his Phoenix Suns teammates. That creativity, though, comes with a heavy price: the beating he takes on a nightly basis as he hurtles into and bounces around defenders with his breathtakingly fun to watch forays towards the basket which sweep opponents and fans alike off their feet like a swift and strong gust of wind. Dragic’s offensive game

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SH Blog: NBA reacts to Phil Jackson hire; Kerr denies interest in Knicks; Cuban says Dirk will never be traded

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Phil Jackson was officially introduced as president of the New York Knicks on Tuesday during a press conference held at Chase Square just outside of the newly renovated Madison Square Garden. Jackson was introduced by the enigmatic James Dolan, who both offered a great deal of insight and explanation into how this power relationship materialized, from which we learned began a few months ago. 

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Tweet of the Day: New York Knicks FINALLY Usher In Phil Jackson Era

After what seemed like weeks of deliberation, rumors that he was possibly leveraging the New York Knicks against the Los Angeles Lakers to get the job he (presumably) really wanted, and a lot of TV and radio discussion, the wait is finally over. Phil Jackson has formally been announced as the Knicks new president of basketball operations. News coverage for Phil’s new job, from its early discussions to its formal announcement, has been at an all-time high. You can find plenty of

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DraftStreet Fantasy Spin: Tuesday, March 18, 2014

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The biggest individual DraftStreet NBA contest since Christmas Day is just eight days away. 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. Meanwhile, this week’s Wednesday 50K is open for registration: you can find it in the NBA salary cap lobby at the top of the list. If you

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