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Dan Favale

Knicks: The Carmelo Anthony Effect

Knicks: The Carmelo Anthony Effect

April 9, 2012 – Dan Favale For more than a decade, the Knicks have been void of a presence like the one Carmelo Anthony provided Sunday afternoon. It was a presence that has been so desperately craved since the arrivals of both Amar’e Stoudemire and Anthony, and it’s a presence both players have failed to [...]

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Wade and Ibaka: Sportsmanship Prevails in Heat vs. Thunder

Wade and Ibaka: Sportsmanship Prevails in Heat vs. Thunder

April 5, 2012 – Dan Favale The Miami Heat defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 98-93 in what was basically a grudge match Wednesday night. For the most part. [...]

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Indiana Pacers: The Unjustified Actions of Danny Granger

Indiana Pacers: The Unjustified Actions of Danny Granger

April 4, 2012 – Dan Favale The Pacers came raging back to defeat the Knicks on Tuesday night after trailing by 15 to start the fourth quarter, yet, thanks to Danny Granger, that’s not what must be taken away from this game. Indiana outscored New York 40-17 in a quarter where everything went right for [...]

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Los Angeles Clippers: Contender or Pretender?

Los Angeles Clippers: Contender or Pretender?

April 3, 2012 – Dan Favale In the NBA, a week can make all the difference, the Clippers are tangible evidence of that. After posting an abysmal 6-10 record coming out of the All-Star break, the Clippers have won six straight, none more impressive than their lopsided victory over the Mavericks in Dallas Monday night. [...]

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Celtics: Will They Make One Last Title Run?

Celtics: Will They Make One Last Title Run?

April 2, 2012 – Dan Favale On Sunday, The Celtics dismantled the Heat, a bona fide championship contender, in a game that had postseason implications and energy. But does it matter? Boston’s victory was lopsided. Rajon Rondo locked down the perimeter while putting up another triple-double, Brandon Bass had a double-double, Paul Pierce chipped in [...]

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Would Steve Nash Bring a Title to Miami?

Would Steve Nash Bring a Title to Miami?

March 30, 2012 – Dan Favale The trade deadline is barely two weeks past and the playoff brackets have not yet been decided, but the NBA is already looking ahead toward free-agency, specifically with regards to the future of Steve Nash. [...]

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The Evolution of Carmelo Anthony

The Evolution of Carmelo Anthony

March 29, 2012 – Dan Favale With Amar’e Stoudemire out and Jeremy Lin resting, the burden of winning falls almost solely on the battered shoulders—and groin—of Carmelo Anthony. If the Knicks’ win over the Magic was any indication, then that’s okay. Anthony has struggled to regain his shooting touch all season long, and with the [...]

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Suns’ Marcin Gortat: More Than Just a Product of Steve Nash

Suns’ Marcin Gortat: More Than Just a Product of Steve Nash

March 28, 2012 – Dan Favale Most of the players on the Phoenix Suns’ roster would be lost without Steve Nash, except Marcin Gortat. Nash has led the Suns into playoff contention, bringing out the best in everyone around him, and that includes Gortat. [...]

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Miami Heat: Is It Time for LeBron James and Company to Panic?

Miami Heat: Is It Time for LeBron James and Company to Panic?

March 27, 2012 – Dan Favale Remember when the Miami Heat had won eight straight games by double-digit margins? Yeah, neither do they. [...]

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Hawks vs. Jazz: When the Lockout-Ugly Turns Pretty

Hawks vs. Jazz: When the Lockout-Ugly Turns Pretty

March 25, 2012 – Dan Favale Amid a lockout-shortened schedule, the NBA has been witness to a litany of unbecoming basketball. As the Atlanta Hawks and Utah Jazz came to show us though, that’s not always a bad thing. By now, you, the NBA faithful are fully aware of what transpired Sunday night. The Jazz [...]

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