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Wipe That Smirk off Your Face

From the Archives: David Letterman, master of the Old Sincerity. He loves you. He loves you ... NOT.<p>Next spring, when <i>The Tonight Show</i> passes from Johnny Carson, it will be the transition for which we have waited for years. From the moment, mid-Kennedy Administration, that he stepped up to the task …

Ranking the NBA's Best Former 2nd-Round Picks This Season

Could a team made up solely of second-round picks hypothetically win a championship this season?<p>Your initial answer might be no because Kevin Durant or LeBron James aren't on that team, but we've seen multiple second-round picks this season perform at an incredibly high level. Maybe more than ever …

NBA

Daye sees light, leads Spurs over 76ers | Reuters

Daye sees light, leads Spurs over 76ers<p>SAN ANTONIO — The San Antonio Spurs and Philadelphia 76ers extended a couple of long streaks Monday night — one of success, the other futility.<p>Forward Austin Daye scored a season-best 22 points as the Spurs won their 14th consecutive game, 113-91, while …

Jordan

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Are the Utah Jazz Bigs Still on Track for Stardom?

When the Utah Jazz allowed Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap to walk in free agency last summer, it was expected that backups Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter would break out.<p>Each of the younger bigs is a former No. 3 pick: Favors in 2010, Kanter in 2011. But even with more minutes and responsibility, …

How Good Could Taj Gibson Be as Chicago Bulls' Starting Power Forward?

Second-unit forward Taj Gibson is an integral piece to the Chicago Bulls, but how good could he be as their starting power forward come next season?<p>All signs are pointing in this direction as Chicago will likely use the amnesty clause on Carlos Boozer come the offseason.<p>Plus, Gibson's minutes per …

NBA

Brooklyn Nets vs. New Orleans Pelicans 3/24/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The Brooklyn Nets continue to look more like the team people expected during the summer's big shake-up, as Jason Kidd has found a way to get the most out of his stars.<p>Brooklyn came into Monday's meeting with the New Orleans Pelicans winners of eight from their last 10 games, moving up to the fourth …

NBA

Clippers get 50th win, 106-98 over Bucks

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Doc Rivers and Larry Drew both got new coaching jobs this season. Needless to say, the Los Angeles Clippers dealt Rivers a much …

Updated Odds for NY Knicks' Desperate Playoff Hunt

If the NBA season ended today, the New York Knicks would miss out on the playoffs for the first time since 2009-10. The season doesn't end today, but when it does on April 16, the Knicks will probably be in the same, sorry position.<p>After burying themselves in the standings by going just 21-40 …

Clippers hold off cellar-dwelling Bucks | Reuters

Clippers hold off cellar-dwelling Bucks<p>LOS ANGELES — Sometimes the worst NBA teams can bring out the worst in some of the league’s best.<p>The Milwaukee Bucks, who own the worst record in the league, stayed close Monday before forward Blake Griffin and the Los Angeles Clippers sealed a win with some …

Referee Courtney Kirkland apologizes to Deron Williams for call: 'My bad' (Video)

It is commonly believed that NBA referees provide make-up calls when they realize that they have made a mistake during a previous play. The idea is …

Basketball

Updated Odds for Charlotte Bobcats' Playoff Chances

In their 10th and final season, the Charlotte Bobcats are gearing up for one last shot at accomplishing something that no Bobcats team has done before—winning playoff games.<p>Charlotte has made the playoffs one time before, getting swept by Dwight Howard and the Orlando Magic back in 2009-10. Getting …

Basketball

Are the Indiana Pacers Stars Enough to Win an NBA Title?

We always hear that the team with the best player in an NBA playoff series is the one that should win. But that theory may not lend itself to truth with the Indiana Pacers.<p>The Pacers have been dominant all season, but that's been more because of a team concept than anything else.<p>Paul George got his …

Why LA Lakers Need More Guys Like Robert Sacre

Picked dead last in the 2012 draft, not many people would have expected Robert Sacre to still be in the NBA. Yet here he is nearly two years later, playing key minutes for the Los Angeles Lakers.<p>He also happens to be just one of three Lakers with a guaranteed contract for next season. The other …

The Case for Los Angeles Clippers as 2014 Title Favorites

At the start of the 2013-14 NBA season, oddsmakers set the two-time defending champion Miami Heat as the overwhelming favorite to win the 2014 title, per <i>Sports Illustrated'</i>s Ben Golliver. The Chicago Bulls and Oklahoma City Thunder entered the year as the biggest challengers to Miami, according to …

NBA

How Did San Antonio Spurs Grab No. 1 Seed Despite Midseason Troubles?

Another year, another 50-win season for the San Antonio Spurs, who have continuously defied odds with their consistent success. In the midst of a historical win streak, the team has popped up on league radars and has the world buzzing.<p>While many questions are directed towards the improbable …

NBA

Porto Alegre threatens to pull out of hosting Brazil World Cup matches

The mayor of Porto Alegre in Brazil has revealed his city may be forced to pull out of hosting matches at this year's World Cup over a lack of temporary structures at its stadium.<p>José Fortunati admitted in an interview with a local radio station that the Estádio Beira-Rio is not yet ready to host …