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The NBA is back. Happy holidays, fans

The NBA. Coming soon, December 25. A deal has been reached and 66 games have been saved. NBA bloggers (including yours truly) can return to blogging about how J.R. Smith is a lazy fool and if Andrew Bynum can be a superstar. No longer do we have to mention the word “lockout” in a blog post [...]

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Will We See a 72-Game NBA Season or No Season At All?

The owners made their last good offer to the players, giving them a 50-50 deal and a 72-game season starting mid-December. However, will the players take the deal, or not? ESPN.com said that the players will unlikely accept the deal that was proposed. When David Stern talked about the deal, Derek Fisher said that the [...]

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A short NBA season might be good. Here’s why

The NBA season is in danger. With some speculating the season might be canceled indefinitely, NBA nuts across the country (including myself) are getting pretty upset at the entire lockout ordeal. But what if the season is shortened to 50 games or so? What if the season started in January and ended in April? That’s [...]

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Cancelled NBA Games hold importance and may lead to Cancelled 2011 NBA Season

  Don’t look at me like that. It is a viable option. Both the NBA and the NBPA are unwilling to budge in their position and it appears as if this type of monumental fan punishment is what the league was aiming for all along. Fans assumed that the NBA would behave like the NFL, [...]

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ESPN would like to remind you of all the NBA games you won’t get to see

A bit assertive, no? If you check out the schedule on NBA.com, you just get the first four games that we would get to see if the lockout ended right now. ESPN? Not so much. Instead, they start from the beginning of the season and show you each canceled game. Week. By. Week. Maybe the mothership [...]

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First two weeks of NBA season cancelled, fans on the Internet react

Now that the first two weeks of the NBA season are cancelled as we all thought they were going to be, we can now officially bash both the NBA owners and their players for being way too hard-headed to care about anyone but themselves. Classic fiscal conservatism at work here, guys. Of course, as soon [...]

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Alignment of the stars a beautiful thing for NBA

Game 6 of the NBA Finals, and we get a winner. The Dallas Mavericks knocked off the Miami Heat in a surprising and comeback series for Mavs fans. But, if you’re not either a Heat or a Mavericks’ fan, I would guarantee that you know the winner (if you’re not from Macys), and you probably know specifics about what happened in the playoffs.

There’s reasons for this. Sure it has something to do with the emergence of social media and overall coverage of current day events, but it was really because of the creation of a dream team, and the good vs. evil that comes as a result.

It had to have intrigued you because it’s all that sports fans want to discuss and it shows that you were watching every second of it last night.

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Manhattan Melodrama: Carmelo Traded to Knicks

Carmelo Anthony wasn’t the only one ready for a change. Apparently his former employer was OK with the move to New York as well. Just hours after BallHyped reported Carmelo Anthony would not sign off on a trade and extension with the New Jersey Nets and was pushing to go to New York, a member [...]

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Top 10 Worst Sports Franchises of Our Generation

BALLHYPED EXCLUSIVE: The Top 10 Worst Sports Franchises of Our Generation, taken from NBA, MLB and NFL winning percentages from the past 30 years.

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Top 10 Athletes You’d Like to Grab a Beer With

When asked about missing the rest of the season because of a stress fracture in his left ankle, Houston Rockets center Yao Ming told ESPN he was just fine with it, thank you. “I haven’t died. Right now I’m drinking a beer and eating fried chicken. What were you expecting, a funeral? Right now, I [...]

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