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Dan Favale

Why Derrick Rose is Once Again the NBA’s MVP

Why Derrick Rose is Once Again the NBA’s MVP

March 8, 2012 – Dan Favale LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant and even Chris Paul have each generated a significant about of MVP hype, but what about the reigning champion, Derrick Rose? Despite being hampered by an injured back for most of the season, Rose is averaging 22.7 points, 7.8 assists and 3.4 rebounds [...]

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NBA Trade Rumors: Dwight Howard Creating False Hope For Magic

NBA Trade Rumors: Dwight Howard Creating False Hope For Magic

March 7, 2012 – Dan Favale Dwight Howard will not be a member of the Orlando Magic next season. Yet, he continues to lure the team, and its fans, into a state of false hope. There are those who will say it’s too early to tell if Howard is definitely leaving. That the Magic are [...]

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Dirk Nowitzki Is No Longer Enough to Save the Dallas Mavericks

Dirk Nowitzki Is No Longer Enough to Save the Dallas Mavericks

March 6, 2012 – Dan Favale The reigning NBA champion Dallas Mavericks are heading for a free fall, and this time, there’s nothing Dirk Nowitzki can do to prevent it. With less than 14 seconds remaining in Monday night’s matchup against the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Mavericks held possession trailing by one. Not only did [...]

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Why the Miami Heat Are Their Own Worst Enemy

Why the Miami Heat Are Their Own Worst Enemy

March 5, 2012 – Dan Favale After winning nine in a row, the Miami Heat are losers of their last two. Let that sink in. The team that looked unbeatable, is now an entity that can be exploited. While Heat were without Chris Bosh for the last three games, they did have the ever prolific [...]

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Dwight Howard Trade Rumors: The Consequences of Orlando Inaction

Dwight Howard Trade Rumors: The Consequences of Orlando Inaction

March 2, 2012 – Dan Favale Like Carmelo Anthony before him, Dwight Howard has become a non-stop source of trade rumors. But while an end is in sight, the uncertainty of that end is disconcerting for everyone involved. [...]

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Oklahoma City Thunder: Contender, or Pretender?

Oklahoma City Thunder: Contender, or Pretender?

March 1, 2012 – Dan Favale The Oklahoma City Thunder, at least until the Miami Heat play, are owners of the NBA’s best record, yet there remains serious doubt as to whether this squad is a legitimate champion contender. While the Thunder boast a 28-7 record, the ambiguity that haunts them is not undeserved. Kevin [...]

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NBA Trade Rumors: Brook Lopez for Monta Ellis Swap Makes No Sense for Warriors

NBA Trade Rumors: Brook Lopez for Monta Ellis Swap Makes No Sense for Warriors

February 29, 2012 – Dan Favale The Golden State Warriors are in the market for a big man, everyone knows it, but unless their primary target’s name is Dwight Howard, the asking price of Monta Ellis is too high. [...]

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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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