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The Raptors' Impasse Under Colangelo

by James Park

Dec 19, 2012 8:04 PM

The immediate returns and subsequent excitement for the Raptors between 2006 and 2008 masked a fundamental flaw in their approach: the team had no direction, and as such, no identity moving forward. This lack of identity is what has led the Raptors to their current four-year playoff drought. Read more »

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Mavericks Get Younger, More Talented

by James Park

Jul 23, 2012 12:41 AM

Despite missing out on the marquee player of their choice, Dallas has gotten younger, more athletic, and has filled their roster with a handful of offensively gifted players. This version of the Mavericks should offer a completely different look on offense, with multiple scoring threats playing alongside of Dirk Nowitzki. Read more »

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Lakers' Path Of Least Resistance

by James Park

May 16, 2012 12:42 PM

Simplifying the equation for the Lakers, Andrew Bynum and Pau Gasol have a bigger advantage against any combination of Kendrick Perkins, Serge Ibaka, Nick Collison and Nazr Mohammed than Kobe Bryant does on Thabo Sefalosha, James Harden and Kevin Durant. Read more »

Tags: Andrew Bynum, Pau Gasol, Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA

Finals X-Factors

by James Park

While Chris Bosh is the X-factor for the Heat, the center position will prove pivotal for the Mavs in determining which superstar gets his first ring. Read more »
Previewing The Western Conference Finals (Mavericks Vs. Thunder)

by James Park

While they playoffs have largely been about a changing of the guard, the very veteran Mavericks have the makings of a team that can get past the young Thunder. Read more »

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