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Pre-Training Camp Player Power Rankings for LA Lakers

With an influx of new talent, the Los Angeles Lakers have a roster that has the potential to contain a bevvy of breakout contributors.<p>Full of young prospects and returning veterans, Mike D'Antoni should be able to establish a rotation that should at least be competitive in a very talented Western …

Basketball

Los Angeles Lakers Sign Veteran Shawne Williams to 1-Year Contract

Link to Media<p>The Los Angeles Lakers have found a stretch forward.<p>General manager Mitch Kupchak announced that the team has signed free agent Shawne Williams, per NBA.com. According to ESPN Los Angeles' Dave McMenamin, his contract will be for one year at the veteran's minimum.<p>Williams has bounced …

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Ranking the NBA's Top 5 Shooting Guards of 2013-14 Season

The preseason positional rankings continue, as we take a look at the NBA's top 5 shooting guards of the upcoming 2013-14 campaign. The 2-guard position is rather top-heavy, lacking the overall depth of the point guards. Most of the debate should stem from the ranking order of top three.<p>Further …

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Biggest Roadblocks in NY Knicks' Championship Pursuit for 2013-14 Season

Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks face 2013-14 with a little more talent and a lot less room for error. This year, the slightest missteps in the most tightly contested Eastern Conference of the century so far will be especially costly to New York’s championship pursuit.<p>In 2012-13, the Knicks …

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What Mike Woodson Must Do in 2013-14 to Earn Extension with NY Knicks

New York Knicks head coach Mike Woodson has had a historically good start to his tenure in the Big Apple, but with the guaranteed portion his contract expiring next summer, he still has work to do to earn an extension.<p>Considering their cap situation, the Knicks will struggle to add any major pieces …

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HoopsHype

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John Wall's New $4.9 Million House Is So Awesome It's a Bargain

Forget the fame and talent, the best part about being John Wall has to be his new mansion.<p><i>The Washington Post's</i> The Reliable Source reports that the Washington Wizards guard plunked down a cool $4.9 million for a Potomac, Md., house that features everything you want in a home: indoor basketball …

Basketball

7 Things the Lakers Need to Figure Out Before 2013-14 NBA Season Begins

Eight weeks may seem like an eternity to you and me, but to the Los Angeles Lakers, the current chronological chasm that stands between now and the start of the 2013-14 NBA season looks more like a time crunch.<p>The Lakers have plenty with which to concern themselves over the next two months. Mike …

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Best Fits for Small Forward Free Agent Devin Ebanks

After three seasons of sporadic playing time with the Los Angeles Lakers, intriguing small forward Devin Ebanks is looking for a new team and a fresh start.<p>According to Hoopsworld's Alex Kennedy, there are a handful of teams interested in providing him with that opportunity.<p>It might seem surprising …

NBA

Why Dexter Pittman Should Make the Chicago Bulls 2013-14 Roster

Former Miami Heat center Dexter Pittman will join the Chicago Bulls' training camp, according to Sportando.<p>He turned down an offer from Italian Club Sidigas Avellino, hoping to land an NBA contract for the 2013-14 season.<p>Chances are you don't know much about Pittman. Just because he was a teammate …

NBA

Ranking the Best Brother Combos in the NBA

The NBA is living proof that sometimes talent can indeed run in the family. There are currently, by my count, seven sets of brothers playing in the league.<p>Some are twins, some are All-Stars and some are even teammates.<p>Having brothers compete against each other at the professional level isn't a new …

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Why Kobe Bryant Is Irreplaceable in Today's NBA

Link to Media<p>It is quite easy to take Kobe Bryant for granted, but the superstar is simply irreplaceable in the modern NBA.<p>The Los Angeles Lakers' all-time leading scorer has consistently been one of the best players in the league since the new millennium. However, the start of his career was …

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Ranking the NBA's Top 5 Small Forwards of 2013-14 Season

In the spirit of the upcoming 2013-14 NBA season, I've been ranking the top five players at each position. With point guard and shooting guard down, the small forward position is up next.<p>The star-studded small forward spot features the top two players in the league and another top-10 player. These …

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How Jrue Holiday Can Turn Anthony Davis into a Superstar This Season

Link to Media<p>Anthony Davis has the skills and athletic ability to take his game to another level this season, but it's the addition of Jrue Holiday that could have the biggest impact on his progress.<p>Davis has fallen slightly under the national radar as a result of next year's draft hysteria and …

NBA

Immediate Hurdles the Indiana Pacers Will Face This Season

Link to Media<p>Just what are the immediate hurdles the Indiana Pacers will face this season?<p>In spite of Danny Granger's impending return and the additions of Chris Copeland, Luis Scola and C.J. Watson, the Pacers have several hurdles they must overcome.<p>The defending champions Miami Heat, for one.<p>You …

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7 NBA Teams Who Are Still a Few Years Away from Being Legit Threats to the Title

The start of every season brings with it a new sense of hope for fans of the 30 NBA teams. In reality, though, only a handful of teams have a legitimate shot at winning a championship each year, while everyone else is playing catch-up.<p>The latter group is comprised of three tiers. There are the …

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What Kind of Team Do Boston Celtics Need to Build Around Rajon Rondo

Link to Media<p>The NBA's Trail Blazers hail from Portland, but if the Boston Celtics are going to have any future success, they will have to adopt that pioneering phrase from another corner of the U.S. and build a team around Rajon Rondo.<p>Rondo would be a puzzling piece to any hoop architect. While …

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The NBA All-Up-and-Coming Team

As the elite talent of today (LeBron James, Chris Paul, Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony, etc.) fades over the next few years, the elite talent of tomorrow (Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose, James Harden, Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving, etc.) figures to take over.<p>But what about the day <i>after</i> …

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Why It's Time for Kyrie Irving to Lead Cleveland Cavaliers to Playoffs

Link to Media<p>The 2013-14 campaign will provide Kyrie Irving with an opportunity to lead his Cleveland Cavaliers to the playoffs for the very first time.<p>After posting a combined winning percentage of .304 over the last two seasons, Cleveland will now have pieces around Irving capable of helping his …

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Kobe Bryant's 1963 Chevrolet Impala Being Auctioned Off on eBay

Game-worn jerseys are overrated.<p>If you want to really feel like an NBA player, you've got to commit. It's not just the shoes, the uniforms, the obnoxiously large shades or the capris—but the lifestyle. Luckily, Kobe Bryant has you covered if you're falling behind on the latter.<p>Yahoo! Sports' Kelly …

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Report: Lamar Odom Has Checked Himself Into Rehab

A source told People that Odom "realized he needs help."<p>In the past couple of weeks, rumors have swirled about Odom allegedly having a severe drug addiction, and TMZ even reported that he was addicted to crack cocaine.<p>Last week, Odom was arrested for suspected DUI. Odom was pulled over for driving …

EuroBasket 2013: Schedule, Dates, TV Info and Predictions

Two-time defending champion Spain, host nation Slovenia and 22 other teams are currently vying for international basketball supremacy at the 2013 FIBA EuroBasket tournament.<p>Just over a year removed from the 2012 London Olympic games, it's no surprise that some of the biggest names from the NBA have …

NBA

One-on-One: Discussing the best backcourts in college basketball

We had to debate the best backcourts in the country, now that Memphis is loaded with four senior guards. Come look at our top 10.<p><i>This is a new</i> …

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