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Three Reasons The Chicago Bulls Will Win The NBA Championship

1)      THE RETURN OF THE JEDI
Derrick Rose loves making defenders look confused, hapless, and lost. “You don’t want to stay in front of me," deadpans Rose, and with a casual wave of his hand and some dizzying footwork he is splitting double teams and assaulting the rim...

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Five Ways Andrew Wiggins Can Live Up To The Hype

Andrew Wiggins will be dealing with some pretty outrageous pressure during his only first season with the Kansas Jayhawks. ESPN.com's Myron Medcalf named him the most indispensable player in the NCAA next season over such players as Marcus Smart and Doug McDermott despite the fact that they are men who have actually played college basketball before...

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Big East Basketball Tournament - Syracuse v Louisville
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How To Root For Your Favorite College Basketball Player In The NBA Draft

There are certain things we're all rooting for on the evening of the NBA Draft. Bill Simmons has chronicled most of them at length already, so I won't waste too much of your time blathering on about how great the awkward hugs, ill-fitting suits, smug Stern grins, and Jay Bilas WINGSPAN freak-outs are year-in and year-out

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LeBron James, The NBA Finals, And The 24 Hour News Cycle: A Love Story

When things go wrong in the media world, the 24-hour- news cycle is often deemed culpable. Our fast paced society craves new facts concerning new events to digest on a new tablet with the new news app from a new blog from a new media company. Not coincidentally, a lot of nonsense gets flagged as worthwhile news to satiate hungry media consumers.

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Miami Heat v San Antonio Spurs - Game Three
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Three Adjustments The Heat Can Make To Win Game Four

After their embarassing game three loss, the Heat would probably benefit from a different approach. There is chatter coming from Miami that they may move Lebron James to center and start Mike Miller, which would create some intriguing matchup difficulties for the Spurs

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Deliver Your State of the Bracket Address

I had Georgetown in the final game. Excuse me for assuming that the most polished, versatile wing player in the country would be able to lead one of the Big East's best squads past a team from Florida comprised entirely of dudes recruited at a Spring Break slam dunk contest. I was wrong. I'm glad I was.

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Three Players To Watch In The NCAA Tournament

It must be March.  The Spurs have 50 wins, NFL teams are shelling out drunk-Kardashian levels of cash on free agents and Albany bros are wreaking some holiday havoc.  Oh yeah, its also tournament time!  Here are three game-changing players with the sort of tantalizing talent that can single-handedly swing a bracket.

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