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NBA Playoffs 2011: Knicks, Nuggets Lower Seeds With Best Chances Of Winning First-Round Series

With one week to go until the NBA Playoffs, we already know the eight teams that will be the lower seeds when action begins. Which one has the best chance to upset a top seed?

Dwight Howard, Dirk Nowitzki Deserve More Attention In NBA MVP Race

The MVP race has been dominated by Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose, but as good as he's been this year, Dwight Howard and Dirk Nowitzki have both been more deserving.

Blake Griffin Overtakes LeBron James Atop 2011 NBA Player Watchability Rankings

The NBA is a league of personalities and individuals, but who are the most entertaining players to watch? Blake Griffin edges out LeBron James for the top spot, but who else makes up the top 20?

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San Antonio Spurs' NBA Championship Hopes Still Rest On Tim Duncan's Shoulders

The San Antonio Spurs have the NBA's best record despite a clear decline in Tim Duncan's production. Once the playoffs roll around, though, Duncan will need to pick it up if the Spurs are to win...

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Oklahoma City Thunder Not Elite Because Of Jeff Green, Mediocre Defense

The Oklahoma City Thunder remain entertaining, but they aren't good enough right now to challenge for an NBA title and should strongly consider upgrading the roster now rather than waiting.

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Chris Paul, New Orleans Hornets Succeeding Thanks To Smart, Overachieving Defense

The New Orleans have used a stifling defense to rise back to the top of the Western Conference. Why is their defense so good? We break it down.

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Blake Griffin Is Amazing, But Don't Forget About Eric Gordon

Blake Griffin is getting all the attention for the Los Angeles Clippers' improvement, but don't forget about Eric Gordon, who may be the best young scoring guard in the league.

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Caron Butler's Injury Is Bad News For The Dallas Mavericks

The Mavericks may not have Caron Butler for the rest of the season. How big a loss is it? It could be more significant than you think.

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The Orlando Magic Had To Make A Big Trade To Remain NBA Title Contenders

The Orlando Magic made a huge gamble when they acquired Gilbert Arenas, Jason Richardson and Hedo Turkoglu, but to borrow a different poker analogy, they needed to make those moves.

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Carmelo Anthony And The Knicks: Does New York Even Need Him?

Carmelo Anthony has made it very clear that he wants to play for the New York Knicks, but given the team's style of play, does Anthony even make sense for them?

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