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NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: (L-R) Basketball player Shaquille O'Neal, sportscaster Ernest Johnson Jr., basketball player Kenny Smith and basketball player Charles Barkley speak onstage as Fall Out Boy takes the stage at American Express All-Star Live at Hammerstein Ballroom broadcast live on TNT to tip-off NBA All-Star 2015 on February 12, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for American Express)

Keidel: Certain Irony To Having NBA All-Star Game In New York City

There’s a certain irony to having the NBA All-Star game in New York City. For more years than we New Yorkers care to admit, both NYC and MSG have been basketball mausoleums, places where hoop dreams go to die.

02/13/2015

DENVER, CO - FEBRUARY 9: Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder stands on the court during a game against the Denver Nuggets on February 9, 2015 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA’s Top ‘Stop And Watch’ Players

In the past three weeks we’ve seen Steph Curry go for 51, Kevin Durant have his 43rd career 40 point game and Klay Thompson pour in 37 in one quarter. These kinds of performances are what we like to call “Stop and Watch games.” As in stop what you’re doing right now and get to a television immediately.

02/10/2015

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Former Panther Steven Adams Undergoes Successful Surgery On Hand

As Michael Bohlin of 247 Sports writes, former Pitt Panther Steven Adams has undergone successful hand surgery.

93-7 The Fan–02/09/2015

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5 Sports Events More Surprising Than Beck Winning Album Of The Year

Let’s take a look at five events in sports over the last year more surprising than Beck’s shocking GRAMMYs Album of the Year win.

02/09/2015

Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers dunks over a KIA during the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest. (Photo by Evan Gole/NBAE via Getty Images)

Ranking The Top Five Events During NBA All-Star Weekend

In just over a week the biggest stars in the basketball world will begin to converge on the New York area for the NBA All-Star weekend.

02/09/2015

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - NOVEMBER 5: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers looks on from the bench during their game against the Utah Jazz at EnergySolutions Arena on November 5, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images)

Keidel: Jumping Off The LeBron James Bandwagon

LeBron didn’t just join the Cleveland Cavaliers. He came to save the world, so to speak, to bring financial and spiritual lubricant to the Rust Belt, an area of America that has been lost to the the meat-hook realities of economics.

11/07/2014

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5 Best Teams In NBA Heading Into 2014-2015 Season

The NBA season is just two weeks away. Let’s break down who the five best teams in the NBA are.

10/15/2014

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5 Worst Teams In NBA Heading Into 2014-2015 Season

With the NBA season right around the corner, let’s break down which five teams are the worst.

10/09/2014

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Top 10 NBA Rookies You Should Follow On Instagram

Here are the top ten NBA Rookies you should follow on Instagram.

10/09/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 03: Delmon Young #27 of the Baltimore Orioles hits a three run RBI double to deep left feild in the eighth inning against Joakim Soria #38 of the Detroit Tigers during Game Two of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 3, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

5 Months When You Forget Sports Aren’t The Only Thing Happening

Is there a better time of the year for sports than now? Well, depends on what you like. Here are five of the best sports months.

10/03/2014

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5 Reasons To Be Excited For The NBA Season

Last season was plagued by injuries to the league’s most noted stars, but this offseason proved to be full of action: the draft, big announcements, players sporting new jerseys, coaching changes and the controversies – just to name a few.

10/03/2014

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The 5 Biggest Athletic Endorsement Deals In The Last 10 Years

Athletes not only sign big contracts on the field but off the field as well. Most athletes make more money off of their endorsement deals than their actual contract salary.

08/22/2014

Kevin Love #42 of the Minnesota Timberwolves during a game against the Golden State Warriors on April 14, 2014 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Keidel: LeBron Is Cavalier In Cleveland

You’ve seen the sardonic messages splashed all over social media. Everyone is calling LeBron James the best GM in the NBA, based largely on his ability to wrench Kevin Love from Minnesota, which instantly imbues the Cavaliers with three All-Stars.

08/08/2014

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7 Notable NBA Players Who Have Played Overseas

In light of Metta World Peace aka Ron Artest aka The Panda’s Friend announcing that he is playing in China next season, let’s take a look at other notable players who have taken their talents overseas.

08/08/2014

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5 Favorites To Win 2015 NBA Title

With Kevin Love headed to Cleveland, let’s take a look at the 5 favorites to win the 2015 NBA title.

08/07/2014

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