SH Blog: Lacob promises championship at some point, Wade doubted career after surgeries

Klay Thompson

Lets talk about the Golden State Warriors. How many people, before the season began, thought that this team could make the playoffs without a healthy Andrew Bogut anchoring its defense? If the number reads more than zero, then we have some liars in our hands because lets face it: no one thought that the Warriors would be good enough in the Western Conference if they couldn’t play defense. Without Bogut’s availability, there was no reason to assume that they would suddenly

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Mighty Moke’s Free Agent Rankings

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The Atlanta Hawks will have truckloads of money under the cap this season, and most believe that GM Danny Ferry has his eyes set firmly on Dwight Howard. But if you’re Mark Cuban, and Chris Paul let it be known that he wanted to come play for you and with Dirk Nowitzki, do you make a run at him? Or would you go out and try to use the available cap space on, say, Al Jefferson and Brandon Jennings? We don’t know

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Most Improved Player Rankings: Week 12

My momma always told me never to trust a man with two first names. It’s one of those unwritten rules she passed down, like: Never wake up a homeless man, or never let Antoine Walker co-sign your lease. Indiana’s Paul George is making momma look wise (what else is new). He’s also making it tougher on those members of society who have two first names and aren’t dangerous. George has been downright disagreeable this season, putting up 17.7 points and 7.7 rebounds per game. He should

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SH Blog: Top 10 surprises of the young NBA season

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Where to begin? Mike Brown’s exit? Phil Jackson’s overnight disappearance? The unending string of power forward injuries? A reformed J.R. Smith on the undefeated New York Knicks? This season has been full of shocking developments; if you look closely enough you can find a significant surprise in nearly every division and on every team.

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Morning News Roundup

Josh Smith

Atlanta Hawks: New contract for Smith ‘unlikely’ this season: Chris Vivlamore of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Wizards plan to be cautious with Nene: Craig Stouffer of the Washington Examiner Trail Blazers will open training camp with J.J. Hickson at starting center: Joe Freeman of The Oregonian Love happy with moves made in offseason: Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune Nets have big goals to conquer Heat: Howard Beck of The New York Times Granger to be brought along slowly early in camp: Mike Wells of The Indianapolis Star Rockets embrace  a slew of

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