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Dan Favale

Steve Nash Won’t Be Enough to Keep Dwight Howard with Magic

Steve Nash Won’t Be Enough to Keep Dwight Howard with Magic

February 28, 2012 – Dan Favale The 2012 NBA All-Star game provided fans with the opportunity to watch the league’s most prolific talents go head-to-head. [...]

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Why Dwyane Wade’s Foul on Kobe Bryant Was Great

Why Dwyane Wade’s Foul on Kobe Bryant Was Great

February 27, 2012 – Dan Favale With just under nine minutes to go in the third quarter of the 2012 NBA All-Star Game, Dwyane Wade mauled Kobe Bryant on his way to the basket, a foul Wade, and the rest of the basketball world should bask in. The All-Star game is a hotbed for superstar [...]

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What Separates the Heat from the Knicks?

What Separates the Heat from the Knicks?

February 24, 2012 – Dan Favale We’ve seen this movie before. The New York Knicks play the Miami Heat. New York hangs tight with Miami for an entire half. Heat pull away from Knicks before the fourth quarter. Who would have thought a rivalry could get so boring? The Knicks assembled a team laden with [...]

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Why the Kings Have a Future Superstar in Isaiah Thomas

Why the Kings Have a Future Superstar in Isaiah Thomas

February 23, 2012 – Dan Favale When it comes to improbable prodigies, Jeremy Lin is in a class all his own, yet the Sacramento Kings’ Isaiah Thomas is rapidly proving to be a not-so-distant second. The 60th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft is on a tear in Sacramento right now, and is giving [...]

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What To See When Looking at Jeremy Lin

What To See When Looking at Jeremy Lin

February 22, 2012 – Dan Favale Linsanity has spread across the entire planet, sparking worldwide debates that focus on race, more so than sports. But why? [...]

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Is it time for the Celtics to blow it up?

Is it time for the Celtics to blow it up?

February 21, 2012 – Dan Favale It’s time to declare what many in the Boston Celtics’ circle have averted to acknowledge the past two years, the declaration being that this group has run its course. The Celtics are losers of four straight, including two embarrassing displays against a surging, yet lowly Detroit Pistons team. It [...]

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Lakers Must Hope Mitch Kupchak is Bluffing

Lakers Must Hope Mitch Kupchak is Bluffing

February 20, 2012 – Dan Favale The Los Angeles Lakers are in desperate need of a point guard, but Mitch Kupchak doesn’t seem in any hurry to get one, or to improve the team in any other area for that matter. From SI.com: “Of course we’ll talk to a lot of teams [about trades], like [...]

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2012 NBA Slam Dunk Competition Docket Less Than Compelling

2012 NBA Slam Dunk Competition Docket Less Than Compelling

February 17, 2012 – Dan Favale The 2012 Sprite Slam Dunk Competition boasts the likes of four first-time participants. And that right there, is the most compelling storyline this year’s contest will yield. [...]

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Durant vs. Westbrook: Who Should Take the Final Shot?

Durant vs. Westbrook: Who Should Take the Final Shot?

February 16, 2012 – Dan Favale The Oklahoma City Thunder have been steamrolling the opposition all season, but on the rare occasion they find themselves in need of a basket to tie or win the game, who must take the final shot, Kevin Durant or Russell Westbrook? As arguably the best scorer in the entire [...]

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Jeremy Lin is Officially Not a Fad

Jeremy Lin is Officially Not a Fad

February 15, 2012 – Dan Favale The Jeremy Lin bandwagon is no longer a bandwagon; the unknown kid from Harvard is no longer a potential NBA fad, but rather a bona fide basketball fixture. Lin’s most recent performance against the Toronto Raptors wasn’t the greatest on paper. He shot 9 of 20 from the field [...]

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