DraftStreet Fantasy Spin: Monday, March 10, 2014

Carmelo Anthony

DraftStreet is ready to blow the competition away with a monster contest just a few weeks away. On March 26, 2014, $55 will buy-you in to a $150,000 guaranteed prize pool aka the NBA Big Score, with a shot at $50,000 if you finish with the top score. The top 400 finishers will win at least $100, with the top seven getting $1,000 or more. The format is the familiar 100K salary cap, in which you choose eight players

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Despite 61, LeBron not Player of the Week

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How do you score 61 points in a game and not get named NBA Player of the Week? Well, if you’re LeBron James, you total 58 points in the three ensuing games, all losses. James and the Miami Heat had one of their worst three-game stretches of the season, minimizing the impact of his 61-point explosion a week ago and giving Eastern Conference Player of the Week honors to Carmelo Anthony, whose New York Knicks had a rare good week. Anthony averaged  29.0

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Bernucca: Among the Elite, Thunder the Team to Beat

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A look at the overall NBA standings shows four teams at the top – Indiana, Oklahoma City, San Antonio and Miami – separated by one game in the loss column. In fact, they were dead even until three of them lost Sunday.  Just a notch below them are three more teams – Houston, the Los Angeles Clippers and Portland – separated by two games in the loss column. They also would have been dead even had the Blazers held

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10 Fast Facts from Last Night’s Games — Meeks Scores 42, OKC, Miami and Indiana Fall

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Things are getting interesting in the NBA. Sunday, March 9 featured a number of different results that had a significant impact on the postseason picture. A new team emerged with the best record in the league, multiple contenders suffered surprising losses and a fresh face grabbed hold of the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference. Here’s everything that you need to know about last night’s action.

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DraftStreet Fantasy Spin: Sunday, March 9, 2014

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DraftStreet is ready to blow the competition away with a monster contest just a few weeks away. On March 26, 2014, $55 will buy you in to a $150,000 guaranteed prize pool aka the NBA Big Score, with a shot at $50,000 if you finish with the top score. The top 400 finishers will win at least $100, with the top seven getting $1,000 or more. The format is the familiar 100K salary cap, in which you choose eight

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Rosen: The reasons why Phil Jackson does not want to coach

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The latest NBA buzz is that Phil Jackson was offered and turned down the Knicks coaching job. In so doing, he was also reported to have repeated something that he’s said several times before–that his coaching days are over. But a front office job? That would be a different matter. Here’s what’s behind Phil’s decision to stay away from what he does best — coach teams to championships. Lest we forget, he has 11 rings. For sure, he’s the best and most

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SH Blog: Knicks offer Phil Jackson front-office job; how likely is LeBron returning to Cleveland?

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PHIL JACKSON HEADING TO KNICKS? The cynic in me wonders if this is all a ploy to keep Carmelo Anthony in New York. The rest of me wants the cynic to quit trying to ascribe ulterior motives to good decisions. Phil Jackson would probably do a pretty good job running the Knicks, and his years of working with Kobe Bryant should prepare him well should he end up working with Melo. Ken Berger of CBSSports.com: Phil Jackson is seriously considering the Knicks’ offer

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