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Dan Favale

Are the New York Knicks Being Left Behind?

Are the New York Knicks Being Left Behind?

August 16, 2012 – Dan Favale We’ve watched a bounty of NBA teams improve their rosters dramatically this offseason, but the New York Knicks aren’t one of them. The Nets, Lakers, Sixers, Nuggets, Heat, Thunder and even the Hornets have managed to move forward, while the Knicks still seem stuck in an unhealthy mindset. What [...]

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The Orlando Magic and the Art of Falling

The Orlando Magic and the Art of Falling

August 15, 2012 – Dan Favale Three superstars greased hands in last week’s Dwight Howard trade, and the Orlando Magic, the team relinquishing the best player in said blockbuster, received none of them. By choice. Are you kidding me? I’m all about rebuilding from the ground up, but you have the opportunity to obtain a [...]

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Why Andrew Bynum Doesn’t Make Philadelphia 76ers Contenders

Why Andrew Bynum Doesn’t Make Philadelphia 76ers Contenders

August 14, 2012 – Dan Favale A lot has been made of the Philadelphia 76ers acquiring Andrew Bynum, yet in the grand scheme of things, it doesn’t make that much of a difference. [...]

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Why Dwight Howard Far from Guarantees Lakers a Championship

Why Dwight Howard Far from Guarantees Lakers a Championship

August 13, 2012 – Dan Favale Dwight Howard may not make the Los Angeles Lakers better, just different. Howard’s tenure with the Lakers is less than one week deep, but championship optimism is already running rampant throughout Tinseltown. [...]

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Is Andre Iguodala a Good Fit with the Denver Nuggets?

Is Andre Iguodala a Good Fit with the Denver Nuggets?

August 10, 2012 – Dan Favale Lost in the shuffle of the rumored Dwight Howard trade is the reality of how well Andre Iguodala fits in with the Denver Nuggets. According to a report filed by ESPN, a blockbuster trade has been completed that lands Howard in Los Angeles and Iguodala in Denver. And that’s [...]

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The Utah Jazz and Their Aversion to Star-Power

The Utah Jazz and Their Aversion to Star-Power

August 9, 2012 – Dan Favale The Utah Jazz are a curious bunch, who may, in fact, be allergic to the concept of star-power. Remember when the Jazz shipped Deron Williams off to the then New Jersey Nets, more than a year before he was eligible to become a free agent? Of course you do, [...]

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Why the Chicago Bulls and Luol Deng Are Making a Mistake

Why the Chicago Bulls and Luol Deng Are Making a Mistake

August 8, 2012 – Dan Favale The Chicago Bulls will be without Derrick Rose for a majority of next season, essentially putting their fate on the fragile wrist of Luol Deng. Deng managed to play through the torn ligament in his left wrist for Great Britain in the Olympics, but as training camp approaches, everyone [...]

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Why Miami Must Avoid Andray Blatche

Why Miami Must Avoid Andray Blatche

August 7, 2012 – Dan Favale Andray Blatche has a penchant for poor conditioning, inconsistent performances and exuding a toxic attitude. So, naturally the Miami Heat are interested. According to Marc Stein of ESPN, the Heat are among a short list of teams that have displayed interest in the perpetually underachieving Blatche. Free-agent rumble that [...]

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Is Brook Lopez Worth the Money for the Brooklyn Nets?

Is Brook Lopez Worth the Money for the Brooklyn Nets?

August 6, 2012 – Dan Favale Brook Lopez. Is he a superstar or a product of the NBA’s over indulgence for competent centers? After failing to strike a deal with the Orlando Magic for Dwight Howard, the Brooklyn Nets re-signed Lopez to a four-year deal worth approximately $61 million—essentially a match contract. But is he [...]

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Will Carmelo Anthony Reinvent Himself for the NY Knicks?

Will Carmelo Anthony Reinvent Himself for the NY Knicks?

August 3, 2012 – Dan Favale Everything was falling for Carmelo Anthony of Team USA and the New York Knicks Thursday at the Summer Olympics against Nigeria. Literally. Anthony shot 10 of 12 from beyond the arc on his way to scoring 37 points, an Olympics record for the United States. More importantly than that—and [...]

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