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5 NBA Questions: Can Miami Heat Cool the Playoffs with Frigid Defense?

The past couple of weeks have seen some contenders unravel themselves (looking at you, Houston Rockets, losers of 3 straight) while others have seemingly bolstered themselves with key late-season pickups. The Los Angeles Lakers—with their additions of Markieff Morris and Dion Waiters—and L.A. Clippers (via Marcus Morris, Reggie Jackson and Joakim Noah) all certainly qualify. …

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NBA’s Top 25-and-Under Floor-Stretchers

One of the most amazing things about today’s NBA is how many talented shooters there are. We’ve never seen so many prolific long-range threats in the league at one time. Most young gunslingers coming into the NBA have been practicing the three-ball their entire lives, and it shows. And those who haven’t been working on…

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NBA PODCAST: The Biggest Remaining Storylines for 2019-20

In this episode of The NBA Podcast, Morten Jensen (@msjnba) and Bryan Toporek (@btoporek) make their predictions for the biggest remaining questions in the 2019-20 NBA season. Can LeBron James overtake Giannis Antetokounmpo to win MVP? Who should be the front-runners for Defensive Player of the Year, Coach of the Year, Sixth Man of the…

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NBA PODCAST: How Trade Deadline Acquisitions are Faring on New Teams

In this episode of The NBA Podcast, Morten Jensen (@msjnba) and Bryan Toporek (@btoporek) give their early impressions of how the post-trade deadline NBA is shaping up. Will the Houston Rockets’ small-ball experiment work? Should the Philadelphia 76ers keep bringing Al Horford off the bench? Does Marcus Morris make the Los Angeles Clippers title favorites?…

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PODCAST: Willie Cauley-Stein Trade, Zion First Impressions & Clippers Chemistry

In this episode of The NBA Podcast, Morten Jensen (@msjnba) and Bryan Toporek (@btoporek) discuss the Willie Cauley-Stein trade, Zion Williamson’s regular-season debut and behind-the-scenes drama with the Los Angeles Clippers. How much will Cauley-Stein help the Mavericks in the wake of Dwight Powell’s injury? How concerned should Clippers fans be about reported behind-the-scenes tension?…

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