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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

Going in-depth with the 2014 NBA Draft class

Who will be the top pick in the draft? Who stands out among the next tier of prospects? What about the international players? It's time to get serious with Draft Express' Jonathan Givony on this...

Cavs aren't the lottery's only winner

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Life isn't fair, and neither is the draft lottery. The Cleveland Cavaliers were the big winners, but who else fared well with the fickle hand of fate?

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Miami's quiet quest

Unlike years past, the Miami Heat have stayed out of the spotlight and away from controversy. As the conference finals approach, they seem more relaxed and at ease with their championship quest.

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Dante Exum, the NBA Draft's biggest mystery

The Australian guard didn't participate at the combine, but he was still the biggest draw. So who is he?

The inside story of Mark Jackson's dismissal

Why did Mark Jackson get fired by the Warriors? Marcus Thompson of the San Jose Mercury News joins the Drive & Kick podcast to peel back the layers on the coach's controversial exit from Golden State.

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LeBron puts Miami on his back

The Miami Heat needed a great performance from their superstar to get past Brooklyn, and LeBron James delivered an all-time classic.

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Hello Brooklyn. We have a series.

Paul Pierce and the Brooklyn Nets took a must-win game from the Heat and in the process began to forge a bond with the city they call home.

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The Spurs get their lifetime achievement awards

Gregg Popovich and R.C. Buford won awards for their work this season, which was really a continuation of 15 seasons worth of work.

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Pierce, KG and coming full circle

From backyard dreams to press row, the series between the Heat and Nets completes a chapter in a life spent in basketball and an appreciation for Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen.

The Kevin Durant backlash begins

Kevin Durant and the Thunder are one loss away from an early playoff exit, and now the presumptive MVP is getting called out by his hometown paper. But OKC's problems run much deeper.

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