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The Power of RAW on iPhone, Part 2: Editing RAW

This is the second in a series of posts on RAW photography on iPhone. I previously wrote about what RAW is by explaining a little on how cameras …

Quick Tips To Get You Started With Night Photography

Some people are put off by night photography. I’m not entirely sure why, but I suppose everyone has their reasons. Whatever your reasons may be, …

An Oral History of the 2003-04 Los Angeles Lakers, the 1st Super Team

<i>After the Lakers’ bid to win four straight championships fell short with a second-round loss to the eventual champion San Antonio Spurs in 2003, the franchise appeared to solidify its chance of claiming another trophy when future Hall of Famers Gary Payton and Karl Malone elected to sign free-agent</i> …

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Mavericks should focus attention on signing DeAndre Jordan

We all know the Dallas Mavericks' history when it comes to signing big-time free agents.<p>It's awful.<p>For a franchise as successful as the Mavs since …

The Quiet Man

Paul Millsap wasn’t giving an inch when most defenders would have preferred to keep their distance. He marched right into a mismatch — guarding …

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We Interrupt This Eulogy for the NBA Post-Up Game to Bring You Its Rebirth

These playoffs resemble new-age basketball’s death blow to the old-school. The final four ranked first, second, fourth, and seventh in 3-point …

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Bulls seriously weighing whether to fire coach Tom Thibodeau

The Chicago Bulls are giving increasing consideration to firing coach Tom Thibodeau and absorbing the corresponding financial hit, according to …

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2015 NBA Finals About to Test the Importance of Experience

After their utter dismantling of the Atlanta Hawks—both in a 118-88 Game 4 victory and throughout the series as a whole—the Cleveland Cavaliers are back in the NBA Finals for the first time since 2007, and they'll be bringing quite a bit of high-level experience to the table.<p>Well, relatively. …

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LeBron James gets Cavs back to Finals; 'unfinished business' remains

King James shows why he's still on top of the NBA universe, but a tough road remains in front of him to bring a title back home to Ohio.<p>CLEVELAND -- …

Tristan Thompson

Golden State reach NBA Finals after 40 years

The Golden State Warriors shook off their bumps and bruises and advanced to their first NBA Finals in 40 years after defeating the Houston Rockets 104-90 to clinch their Western Conference Finals series.<p>Stephen Curry scored 26 points one game after a terrifying fall while Klay Thompson added 20 …

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NBA Finals: Early look at matchups between Cavaliers, Warriors

Let's take a look at the key matchups to look forward to with the NBA Finals of the Golden State Warriors vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers.<p>With the Golden …

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Thompson exhibits concussion-like symptoms after Game 5

Warriors guard could have returned to action but begins to feel "woozy" after Warriors advance to NBA Finals.<p>Warriors guard Klay Thompson suffered a …

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Ideal Trade Partners for the Boston Celtics During the 2015 NBA Offseason

Flush with tradable young pieces and an embarrassment of draft picks, the Boston Celtics are one of the most attractive players on the trade market this offseason.<p>The problem now becomes finding the right team to make a deal with, as many front offices will approach Danny Ainge hoping to fleece the …

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NBA Rumors: Analyzing Buzz on Paul Pierce, Goran Dragic and More

Much of the attention goes toward Jahlil Okafor, Karl-Anthony Towns and the upcoming NBA draft, but perhaps more important in the Association right now is how each team prepares for free agency.<p>Think about it—with the collegiate season and the NBA Draft Combine in the books, the prospect stock …

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Report: Scott Skiles, Magic 'inching closer to a partnership'

It's looking more and more like Scott Skiles is going to be the next coach of the Orlando Magic.<p>The Orlando Magic want to make Scott Skiles their …

Five takeaways from the Warriors advancing to the NBA Finals

Golden State is going to the NBA Finals. Here's what we've learned from their impressive playoff run.<p>The Golden State Warriors completed their …

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Cavs rewarded for leap of faith with J.R. Smith

ATLANTA -- It came down to two conversations.<p>One was with J.R. Smith. One was with LeBron James. Both were held by Cleveland Cavaliers general …

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Jerry West helped revive Harrison Barnes with Kobe Bryant-esque treatment

OAKLAND — Harrison Barnes needed something different last summer, something to help him focus on the game again amid all the noise about his uncertain future.<p>He was a Golden State Warriors small forward at the moment, but – considering all the trade rumors that were swirling at that time, not to …

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Rockets stunned in disturbing loss

HOUSTON -- There were some disturbing comments coming from the Houston Rockets on Saturday night.<p>The head coach said there was a lack of juice. The …

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Warriors’ defensive guru calm in face of Harden storm

HOUSTON — James Harden is having a pretty good series so far.<p>The Rockets’ point guard scored 28 points in Game 1 and 28 in Game 2 against the Warriors. If he keeps progressing at that rate, he’s going to be dangerous.<p>Harden has made 24 of 41 shots, 59 perecent. He is 4-for-9 on three-point …

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Cleveland Cavaliers' defense gets hot when it matters most

CLEVELAND — Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver caught a pass from Jeff Teague at the three-point line, and it looked like Korver had a moment to launch a shot.<p>But big, plodding Cleveland center Timofey Mozgov lumbered with all the quickness he could muster and ran Korver off the line. Korver drove to …

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Dwight Howard Throws It Down over 2 Warriors in Game 3

They always say not to tug on Superman’s cape. Let’s add to that: Don’t try to jump with him either.<p>Dwight Howard jammed all over Golden State Warriors big men Andrew Bogut and Draymond Green early in the first quarter of Game 3 on Saturday night.<p>With his Houston Rockets down 0-2 in the Western …

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NBA Finals 2015: Predictions, Championship Odds for Remaining Teams

These conference finals have been, well, duds.<p>The Cleveland Cavaliers appear to have beaten the life out of the Atlanta Hawks and currently hold a commanding 2-0 lead. Similarly, the Golden State Warriors, now up 3-0, seem to have broken the spirit of the once-resilient Houston Rockets.<p>What gives? …

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Kent Bazemore replaces Kyle Korver in Hawks' Game 3 starting lineup

CLEVELAND -- Hawks guard Kent Bazemore will start in place of the injured Kyle Korver in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals Sunday night against …

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NBA Draft 2015: Complete 1st-Round Mock Draft and Sleepers to Watch

The luck of the ping-pong balls determines the lottery order in the NBA draft, but the long-term skill of talent evaluation and making the correct picks separates the winners from the lottery regulars.<p>There are bound to be superstars and impact players in the 2015 draft, and they won’t all come in …

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Frank Kaminsky Says Goodbye to Wisconsin in Heartfelt Letter

Frank Kaminsky had one hell of a career for the Wisconsin Badgers. From being named the Naismith College Player of the Year to leading his team to the national championship game of the NCAA tournament during his senior season, The Tank has a lot to be grateful for. Before venturing off to the NBA, …

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Can the Hawks survive with Kent Bazemore replacing Kyle Korver?

Atlanta's starting lineup will get a shakeup in Game 3, as Kent Bazemore will have to replace All-Star Kyle Korver on the wing.<p>Atlanta Hawks …

In no hurry: Bulls typically deliberate in Tom Thibodeau deliberations

In many ways, Tom Thibodeau and Bulls' management are operating in a business as usual mode this offseason.<p>Thibodeau made clear his stance in the direct aftermath of the season-ending loss to the Cavaliers by saying, "until they tell me I'm not, I expect to be here." And management has begun draft …

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