Daily Fantasy Diagnosis: 2.
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Daily Fantasy Diagnosis: 2.
Buy Low: David Lee is finally back after missing eight games due to his funky elbow. His three games back since returning have been fine, but not anything to write home about, and the same can be said about his season so far.
As the NBA regular season approaches, we preview the upcoming campaign with the "Highs and Lows" system -- predicting the respective ceiling and basement for each team.
Earlier this week, Dime's Andrew Macaluso wrote an opinion column -- and I should stress the word opinion -- about Deron Williams and the likelihood of him leaving Utah in 2012 for the Dallas Mavericks.
In the NBA, summer is the time for optimism.
Despite the fact Dirk Nowitzki signed a new four-year contract with the Mavericks this summer, the realistic oddsmaker knows Dallas' championship window for the Dirk era only has a couple of years left -- if it hasn't been slammed shut already by the likes of Tim Duncan, Dwyane Wade and Baron Davis -- before it's officially rebuilding time.
In just a matter of a few days, the prospect of Chris Paul being traded by the New Orleans Hornets turned from an "if" into a "when.
While the West looks to be losing some of it swagger, with players like Amar'e Stoudemire and Carlos Boozer deciding to take their games back East, it looks like the Dallas Mavericks are trying there hardest to stack their frontline so that they can challenge the Lakers.
Now that the NBA Summer League has moved from Orlando to Las Vegas, NBA fans will have to shift their focus out West.
How much of this summer's NBA free agency drama is going to play out on Twitter.
What makes the regular season and first and second rounds of the NBA Playoffs so good is that you can usually rely on at least one game every night. But once we hit the Conference Finals, NBA Finals, and the offseason, there is just less basketball to watch.
If you've managed to miss the relentless flood of commercials -- they were even on the ring posts during the Floyd Mayweather vs.
Right after the NBA All-Star Break, I wrote a piece about how the Dallas Mavericks had to be considered darkhorse title contenders.
All at once, it seemed every allegation of being soft, of having no heart, of choking under the bright lights was coming true for Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks.
For two teams that were ranked in a lot of people's national Top 10 in the preseason, it still seems like an underdog story for West Virginia and Butler to have made it to the Final Four.
Your immediate reaction after reading the title is "absolutely not," and as of right now, it's the right one.
Sure the Dallas Mavericks have won 13 games in a row - and might not lose in their next five games either - but they have to be more than excited to get their star sixth man back on the court.
There's no hotter team in the NBA than the Dallas Mavericks. Currently sitting five games behind the Lakers for the top seed in the Western Conference, the Mavs are 20 games over.