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Passing Judgment: Phil Jackson Returns to the Knicks

Finally, the Knicks can be taken seriously again.  OK maybe it won’t happen that quickly, but the presence of Phil Jackson in the Knicks’ front office should hopefully keep owner James Dolan at bay – for now. Jackson will be introduced as the newest president of the Knicks at a press conference scheduled for Tuesday, […]

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Fantasy Basketball: What to Expect from Pau Gasol

Fantasy Basketball: What to Expect from Pau Gasol By: Ron Leyba (@ronniedare) Pau Gasol was a real headache for fantasy owners during the 2012-2013 season. Various injuries and an inability to fit within Mike D’Antoni’s system contributed to a drastic drop in his production.  As a result, the Lakers’ center had the worst statistical season […]

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Passing Judgment: The NBA Name Game

So the NBA is considering putting nicknames on the backs of Nets and Heat jerseys this season.  This is completely ridiculous.  This is the National Basketball Association – not the XFL.  But I get it…the NBA wisely markets its superstars and superteams to its young fan base and they will willingly shell out dollars to […]

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Passing Judgment – In the Heat of the Moment

With LeBron James and Dwyane Wade playing together on the Miami Heat, it is sometimes easy to forget that they are just two players on the roster.  But after what has transpired the past couple games in the NBA Eastern Conference semi-finals, it is becoming evident that King James and D-Wade cannot win all by themselves.  As […]

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