Rose vs. Rondo is a rivalry again; Turkish Magic hands out 17 dimes

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His star-making postseason debut series aside, Derrick Rose had kind of established a script recently whenever he faced the Boston Celtics.


Team USA prepares for Russia; Lakers’ Matt Barnes arrested

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Call 'em whatever you like: Thrillers, classics, epics, or just games with so many balls on display they'd make the Borat director's cut.


Team USA beats Iran, beats themselves; Celtics add wild card

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If Fran Fraschilla said it once, he said it a thousand times: Team USA wasn't playing against Iran yesterday, they were playing against themselves.


Meet “Turk” Nowitzki

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Selected by Milwaukee with the 36th overall pick in the 2005 NBA Draft, Ersan Ilyasova (pronounced air-san ee-lee-a-SO-va) didn't know what he was getting himself into when he entered the League.


FIBA World Championship Preview: 10 Teams To Watch

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For the basketball-starved among us tired of reading free agency and trade rumors, this summer's biggest on-court hoops event is finally ready to tip-off.


K-Mart isn’t buying Denver as an NBA championship contender

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A lot of talk around the Dime office yesterday focused on 2011 NBA championship contenders.


The NBA’s Top 10 Goons

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Any time an NBA player goes slumming and plays with the "regular" folks on the playground -- preferably in a legit summer pro-am in a legit basketball city -- he's going to gain some measure of street cred.


Dime Q&A: Luc Richard Mbah a Moute previews Bucks vs. Hawks

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He's not even the most famous second-round draft pick on his own team, but Luc Richard Mbah a Moute is a classic example of the crapshoot reality of the NBA Draft.


Top 10 NBA Championship X-Factors

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After avoiding it for years, I finally added "NUMB3RS" to my regular TV cop show rotation.


Rise of the Phoenix

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The Suns weren't supposed to be good this year, remember.


“Improbable to the Nth Degree!”

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A whole lot of things didn't make sense about last night's Grizzlies/Hornets game.


Who Would You Like To See In NBA Jam?

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Since hearing about the relaunch of NBA Jam, the talk of the office has been which players are going to make it in the game.

#Chris Paul

Daily Fantasy Diagnosis: 1.14

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Beast of the Night: Aaron Brooks exploded for 43 points, 3 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 steal and 1 turnover, while chipping in 6 threes, shooting 47 percent (14-30) from the field and 75 percent (9-12) from the line.

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