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Paul Flannery

NBA Columnist

Paul Flannery writes about the NBA for SBNation.com and teaches journalism at Boston University. He lives in Cambridge, hates to drive and is probably waiting for the Green Line.

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Wolves' patience pays off in Love deal

By waiting all summer to trade Kevin Love, the Timberwolves made the best deal they could.

Spurs show they're sports' most progressive team

The Spurs made history by adding Becky Hammon to their coaching staff, but that's not surprising coming from the most progressive team in the sport.

The race across New Jersey

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Every summer a group of friends run across the state of New Jersey from the Delaware River to the Atlantic Ocean -- for each other and for the memory of one who can't be there.

NBA
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Michele Roberts can save the Players Association

Michele Roberts is a high-powered trial attorney with a series of prominent courtroom victories. Can she use her experience to unite the fractured players' union?

Competitive balance in the East

The East is up for grabs with as many as a half-dozen teams eying the Finals. That won't make it better, but it will make it far more competitive.

Even with LeBron gone, don't bet against Pat Riley

As long as Pat Riley is around, the Heat are not to be taken lightly.

Greetings from Orlando, the other summer league

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The action on the court at Orlando Summer League is nothing compared to the whispers in the back hallways. While Las Vegas commands the attention, Orlando keeps its hold on the summer scene.

McGary's fresh start begins in OKC

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The Michigan big man took a hard tumble during a sophomore season that included a back injury and a marijuana suspension, but he landed in an interesting spot to begin his pro career.

NBA
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Sophomores show off at summer league

Three players from the NBA's much-maligned rookie class of 2013 have impressed so far in Orlando.

Admit it, you love free agency

Don't lie to yourself and say otherwise.

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