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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.

MOST RECENT POSTS

Bosh is free agency's quiet game-changer

A player of Chris Bosh's ability should command big money and tons of attention in free agency, yet the rumor mill has been largely silent. Where he goes will have a huge impact.

LeBron has the power to halt free agency

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Why has there been a lack of movement in free agency? Blame LeBron James, or maybe look to his example as a way star players can exercise their power.

If Lance leaves, blame the luxury tax

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The Pacers didn't re-sign Lance Stephenson on the first day of free agency, and now there's a real chance Stephenson could walk. Blame the luxury tax.

The Cavs are finally headed in the right direction

After all the rumors, innuendo and speculation, Cleveland GM David Griffin has executed three solid moves to get the Cavaliers back on track. That wasn't so hard, was it?

No sizzle in Celtics' draft, but plenty of steak

After all the rumors and speculation, the Celtics simply made their draft selections and got two players they believe will help them significantly.

LeBron's decision to opt out, explained

By exercising an early termination option on his contract, LeBron James will be a free agent. Here's what that actually means.

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This is what a championship sounds like

Paul Flannery hung out with Spurs diehards to discover what it sounds like when San Antonio wins a championship.

Will the Heat show up to the fight?

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What kind of performance will we see from Miami in Game 5? Will there be massive adjustments, or a better focus and attention to detail? There are many questions and some of them may even have...

Spurs aren't ready for retirement talk ... yet

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When will it end for the San Antonio Spurs? It's a question that's been kicked around for almost a decade. We may know the answer soon.

The Spurs paint their masterpiece

Only the Spurs could follow up a historic performance with an even better night. Now they return home with a commanding 3-1 leads in the NBA Finals while the Heat are left with nothing but questions.

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