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Major Conference Tournaments Day 1

by Dan Hanner

Mar 11, 2015 12:29 AM

Here is a full rundown of the first day of the ACC tournament. Read more »

Tags: Jalen Hudson, Boston College Eagles, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, Virginia Tech Hokies, Wake Forest Demon Deacons, NCAA

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A Golden Parachute Of Epic Proportions

by Christopher Reina

Dec 19, 2014 7:40 PM

Danny Ainge and the Celtics have received more value in dismantling the Big 3 era than they sent out in putting the roster together. Read more »

Tags: Boston Celtics, NBA

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What To Expect For The Mavs With Rajon Rondo

by Jonathan Tjarks

Dec 19, 2014 11:45 AM

The Mavericks have been looking to replace all the different things Jason Kidd brought to the table since the day he left. Rajon Rondo is about the closest thing you are going to find to that in the modern NBA. Read more »

Tags: Rajon Rondo, Boston Celtics, Dallas Mavericks, NBA

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Evan Fournier Using Versatility, Rebuilding Situation To Maximize Opportunity

by Andrew Perna

Like many European players before him, Evan Fournier benefited from having learned multiple roles as a young player and his versatility has become invaluable for the Magic. Read more »
The New Team Smell

by Sam Yip

Vivek Ranadiveís inability to allow the staff he hired to make basketball decisions will undoubtedly hinder the potential of the Kings. Read more »
14-15 Euroleague Power Rankings: Point Guards

by Erildas Budraitis

Nando de Colo, Milos Teodosic, Sergio Rodriguez, Jeremy Pargo, Dimitris Diamantidis, Sergio Llull and Marcelinho Huertas are among the top Euroleague point guards. Read more »
David Lee's Exit Unclogged Drain For Steve Kerr

by Jonathan Tjarks

Without David Lee around to get in everyoneís way on offense and get lit up on defense, the Warriors have gotten off to the best start in the NBA. Read more »
Non-National NBA Games Of The Week (Dec. 15-Dec. 21)

by Daniel Leroux

From top to bottom, this should be an excellent week of non-national games featuring matchups of elite teams as well as some with compelling young talent. Read more »
Why The Pelicans Have Plenty Of Time To Build Around The Brow

by Jonathan Tjarks

Thereís a lot of talent in New Orleans and itís still very young. If the spread pick-and-roll is the future of the NBA, the Pelicans have most of the pieces in place to run that offense at a very high level. Read more »
DraftKings' $50,000 One-Day Fantasy Basketball Contest

by RealGM Staff Report

DraftKings is offering RealGM readers a great opportunity to win a share of $50,000 by picking a fantasy basketball team for Wednesday's games. Read more »
Larry Brown's Mission Of Building NBA Factory In Dallas

by Jonathan Tjarks

Larry Brown basically has an NBA coaching staff trying to improve the prospects of marginal prospects in order to get them a fighting chance to get into the league. Read more »
Non-National NBA Games Of The Week (Dec. 8-Dec. 14)

by Daniel Leroux

Multiple appearances this week from the Warriors, Raptors, Cavaliers, Clippers, Pelicans and Thunder as you set your League Pass schedule. Read more »
Clippers Starting To Roll

by Graham Flashner

As the Clippers grow and mature, a more formidable kind of team has emerged, one that stresses tough defense, spreading the court, and making the extra pass. Maybe not as flashy as Lob City, but more substantial, with the hope of playing deep into May. Read more »
Seniors On The Rise

by Cameron Schott

Jonathan Holmes, Bryce Dejean-Jones, and Jerian Grant have shown that seniors can also use their experience to transform into NBA prospects. They arenít just making the most of their respective situations, but thriving. Read more »
The Blueprint For Beating Kentucky

by Jonathan Tjarks

John Calipariís team may eventually break the record for most players drafted in a single season, but that doesnít mean they are unbeatable. Texas helped provide a formula despite their double-digit loss. Read more »
The Overhyped Specter Of The Repeater Tax

by Daniel Leroux

While the new CBA established a heavily punitive repeater rate, it also made getting there incredibly difficult. After the current season, the only way for the repeater rate to come into play is if a team paid the luxury tax in three of the four previous seasons. Read more »
Brad Stevens Appears To Reach Breaking Point, All But Calls Celtics Soft

by Andrew Perna

Brad Stevens does nice guy about as well as anyone in the NBA, but his patience is wearing thin. Physicality has been one of Stevensí favorite words as of late, a diplomatic way for the coach to harp on his team for being soft without creating a salacious headline. Read more »
Handicapping The 2015 NBA MVP Race

by Daniel Leroux

The best predictor of who will win MVP for a given season is not the most valuable but rather the best player on a great team. Stephen Curry currently fits the criteria as the most probable candidate, but who else should join him? Read more »
Beat RealGM In Draft Kings' $50,000 1-Day Fantasy Contest

by RealGM Staff Report

Enter Draft Kings' $50,000 1-Day NBA fantasy contest for Wednesday's games with a $2 entry fee with an added challenge of beating RealGM's entry for the game to get your $2 back. Read more »
Coach's Corner: Pop-ology

by Brett Koremenos

In a league where more and more brilliant ideas and minds are infiltrating it by the day, there is a continued push for the new, intricate ways to view the game. But as Gregg Popovich and the Spurs regularly remind us, sometimes the smartest people are in the NBA are the ones that remember to keep it simple. Read more »
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