Tweet of the Day: Hakeem’s Dream Shake at NBA Africa Game impresses Vučević

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Hakeem Olajuwon is now 52 years old, but you wouldn’t know it by watching his moves at the first NBA Africa Game on Saturday. The native Nigerian unexpectedly checked into game for Team Africa in the second quarter along with Dikembe Mutombo, now 49. They each wore throwback uniforms from their 1990s Rockets and Nuggets days, and most impressively, both of the legendary centers made an impact on the game itself. Mutombo grabbed four rebounds in just three minutes, while Olajuwon blocked a

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Scotto: Kristaps Porzingis Transcends the European Stereotype

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Kristaps Porzingis has become the trendy name among NBA executives since dominating at his ASM Sports workout a week ago. “I think there is a strong chance he lands in the top four picks,” one Eastern Conference general manager told SheridanHoops. “The Lakers, Knicks and 76ers are all possible options. He has the length and athleticism of Andrei Kirilenko and stroke and footwork like Dirk Nowitzki. He will be the best prospect in this draft while also having the best upside.”

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Fantasy Spin: Plenty Of Choice In Daily Action

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It’s a busy Saturday night in the NBA and while a few of the ten games are meaningful in real life, others are like preseason exhibitions, where anything might happen. We are always shopping for unexpected DFS values, especially at this time of year. [Read more…]

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Sprung: Why Can’t the Rebuilding Magic Show Tangible Improvement?

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Rebuilding franchises conjure up a wide spectrum of emotions. They prompt hope for a brighter future, frustration that wins will likely be hard to come by in the immediate future and, sometimes, disappointment that tangible progress isn’t being seen quite quickly enough for increasingly rabid fan bases — specially in this instant gratfication digital era. Orlando is an interesting case study. The Magic have what seems like a decent enough young core in shooting guard Victor Oladipo, double-double machine Nikola Vucevic,

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