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  1. Blame coaches for boring games - College Basketball

    Dan Dakich

    Low scoring totals and a glacial pace of play are common complaints among college basketball fans. Dan Dakich says the perceived villains (the shot clock, lack of skill among players) aren't the culprit -- it's the coaches' fault.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2015
  2. Timeless skills bring out Pau Gasol's best

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- Pau Gasol scored a career-high 46 points and pulled down 18 rebounds in the Bulls' 95-87 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday. The impressive part isn't in the sheer numbers the 14-year veteran was able to rack up on the second night o...

    Blog | January 10, 2015
  3. Who might fill Wizards' 15th spot

    Nick Borges

    The Washington Wizards have an open roster spot after waiving Glen Rice Jr. and they could look at players with different skill-sets which may include shot-blocking, shooting and ball-handling, to fill that position. With that in mind, J. Michael ...

    Blog | January 09, 2015
  4. Suns-Spurs Preview

    Suns-Spurs Preview

    Preview | January 08, 2015
  5. First Cup: Monday

    Nick Borges

    Eddie Sefko of The Dallas Morning News: As the Mavericks continued their demolition of Eastern Conference opponents with a 109-90 shelling of the LeBron-less Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday, they showed off their unselfishness and their skill offensive...

    Blog | January 05, 2015
  6. Kobe Bryant says European players more skilled than Americans, bl...

    Arash Markazi

    Kobe Bryant believes European basketball players are more skillful than American basketball players, and says it's a growing trend that can be blamed on the greed and coaching at the AAU level.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2015
  7. What's next for the 'Greek Freak'?

    Tom Carpenter

    Second-year player Giannis Antetokounmpo isn't called the "Greek Freak" just because it's easier to say and type (trust me, it is way easier to type). He's earned the nickname due to his freakish athletic skills and the solid production we've seen fr...

    Blog | December 14, 2014
  8. Time to shut down Melo?

    Nick Borges

    The New York Knicks have now lost nine straight games and they currently have a pathetic 4-19 record. The Knicks top player, Carmelo Anthony, is not playing up to his skill-level this season and there is a reason for that -- a sore right knee. "At...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  9. Phil Jackson says New York Knicks have 'loser's mentality'

    Ian Begley

    New York Knicks president Phil Jackson sees a troubling characteristic developing in his struggling team.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2014
  10. Golden State Warriors owner sorry for critical Mark Jackson comme...

    Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob, who criticized Mark Jackson's management skills and likeability last week, apologized to his former coach Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2014
  11. Stein's Power Rankings: Week 3

    Marc Stein

    Winning when you play poorly is a trait you can't simply scoff at. In some cases, for some teams, you'd even call it a skill. So we've decided not to go overboard downgrading the Houston Rockets for their subpar performances against Philadelphi...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  12. Cleveland Cavaliers need to better utilize Kevin Love - NBA

    Bradford Doolittle

    Bradford Doolittle writes that while Kevin Love's sacrifice for the good of his teammates is admirable, his reduced offensive role is hurting the Cavs. He outlines how Cleveland can better leverage the skill set of its key big man.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2014
  13. NBA - What's the role of the modern NBA big man?

    Kevin Pelton and Jordan Brenner

    What's the role of the modern NBA big man? Kevin Pelton and Jordan Brenner identify -- and quantify -- core jobs of the league's bigs.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2014
  14. Timberwolves-Magic Preview

    Timberwolves-Magic Preview

    Preview | November 06, 2014
  15. Dirk on Run DMC video: 'I got no street cred'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - The rapping skills of Dirk Nowitzki definitely aren't the reason that the Run DMC parody video produced by the Dallas Mavericks went viral. The video, which debuted on the American Airlines Center's Jumbotrons during last week's home open...

    Blog | November 05, 2014
  16. Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki, Monta Ellis, Chandler Parsons do...

    Patrick Dorsey

    Dirk Nowitzki, Monta Ellis and Chandler Parsons' basketball skills? Very good. Rap skills? Not so much.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2014