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NBA Analysis: Assessing The Western Conference

The NBA season is a little over one month old. The consensus from the 2013-14 preseason talk was that the Western conference would be extremely competitive, tough and tight. Everything we have witnessed through the opening weeks of play suggests that those predictions were 100% accurate. Basketball Schedule assesses the 15 Western conference teams and

NBA Analysis: Assessing The Eastern Conference

The NBA season is a little over one month old. Much of the speculation and story lines from the offseason and preseason has come to fruition or been dismissed by evidence of the realities on the court. With that in mind Basketball Schedule assesses the 15 Eastern conference teams and their respective performances so far

NBA Week Ahead: What To Watch

We prepare for another week of NBA action with things heating up in the Association’s 2013-14 season. There are busy nights on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, and plenty of the early season story lines are likely to be further enhanced by the next week’s worth of action. Basketball Schedule picks out the big highlights

Miami Heat ‘Quietly’ Shaping Up As Favorites For 2014 Title

A lot of the offseason discussion has focused on what the contenders can do to usurp the two-time champion Miami Heat, but as the 2013-14 season gets closer it might just be time to look at the franchise aiming for an historic three-peat. As much as some of the NBA’s other top teams have improved,

Top Five NBA Free Agents 2014

The NBA free agency period has quietened down now that most of the big names have been grabbed. In a salary cap era most teams have one eye on the next free agency period and the big prizes that may become available. Here’s a look at the top five NBA free agents that are strong

Best 2013 NBA Draft Second Round Picks?

Successful basketball franchises are often built through free agency, very high draft picks or major trades. However, there are also organizations that rely heavily upon drafting well throughout. They rely upon picking up future role players in the second round. Those roles players can play absolutely huge roles when it comes to the long regular

NBA Draft 2013: Five ‘Dark Horse’ Players To Watch

A lot of the talk about the 2013 NBA draft has centered around the absence of top end stars and the absence of prospective star NBA players among the top 10 selections. That’s a fair criticism. However, that doesn’t mean that the draft doesn’t represent good value for the teams entering it with picks. If

What Off-Season Moves Will the LA Clippers Make for 2014?

Chris Paul’s free agency is of course the biggest off-season concern for the Clippers. If Paul re-signs with the Clippers, they can then remain an attractive club for other free agents. If not, they revert back to being the “little brother” in Los Angeles and will likely revert immediately back to being a lottery team.

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