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Fantasy Basketball Team Names

I did this for fantasy football, and it was a lot of fun, so why not try it for hoops? If you're looking for a new fantasy team name, here are some ideas. Snake Chalmers - Tribute to Mario Chalmers, who strikes with snake-like ...

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Top Ten NBA Players Right Now

Many people argue who's better LeBron James or Kobe Bryant? Well, what about after that? Who's three through 10? In case you were wondering, here's my list of the top ten players in basketball. 1. ...

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NBA Best: The Five Worst Free-Throw Shooters of All Time

People have made free throw routines almost as if they have an Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. They put the ball over their head, spin the ball, dribble the ball, kiss the ball, and some even pray to the basketball ...

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2017 BASKETBALL NBA NEWS

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James passes Jordan, Cavs back in Finals with 135-102 win

Former Timberwolves point guard Stephon Marbury is a megastar in the Chinese Basketball Association. He ...

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Warriors coach Steve Kerr not yet ready to return to bench

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James says Jordan chase is about motivation, not greatness

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Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury

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Stephon Marbury: China's 'Jordanesque' basketball icon, movie star

Former Timberwolves point guard Stephon Marbury is a megastar in the Chinese Basketball Association. He ...

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Trust Colangelo: 76ers president holds reigns on Process

After his team was thoroughly defeated again Monday, capping Golden State’s Western Conference Finals sweep and keeping the Warriors undefeated in the postseason, ...

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Cavs remain humble with chance to closeout Celtics in Game 5

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Atlanta Hawks finalizing deal to make Travis Schlenk new general manager

The Warriors' VP of basketball operations spent the past 13 seasons with Golden State.

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AP Source: Bucks opening up GM search after Hammond exit

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Fox Valley Basketball Season Tickets Now On Sale to General Public

The Milwaukee Bucks today announced that season tickets for Fox Valley Basketball are now officially on sale to the general public for t

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Jeff Weltman says Magic front-office position a 'dream job'

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AP Source: All-Star game coming to Charlotte in 2019

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Irving's 42, LeBron's 34 pushes Cavs past Celtics in Game 4

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Prospect Profile Lonzo Ball

Since the age of two, Lonzo Ball was engrained in the game of basketball, rising the ranks alongside his two siblings until high school,

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2017 NBA Prospect Kicks Gallery

Since the age of two, Lonzo Ball was engrained in the game of basketball, rising the ranks alongside his two siblings until high school,

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Closer Look: Lonzo Ball

Since the age of two, Lonzo Ball was engrained in the game of basketball, rising the ranks alongside his two siblings until high school,

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Bennett getting acclimated quickly to Packers

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Bucks praise John Hammond after former GM heads to Orlando

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Ginobili's uncertain future has Spurs fans feeling anxious

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LeBron locked in for Game 4 after being locked out in Game 3

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Anthony Bennett not ready to give up on NBA dreams, says he'll have the ...

Anthony Bennett won a championship ring in the EuroLeague, last weekend. Royce White, the former Minnesota prep star, is close to securing his own championship ring in ...

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Golden State is beautiful to watch (unless you love the Wolves)

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AP source: Magic hire Weltman to head basketball operations

Avery Bradley hit a three-pointer with 0.1 seconds left to give the Celtics the win.

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LeBron James Wins PBWA’s 2016-17 J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award

LeBron James has won the 2016-17 J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award as selected by the Professional Basketball Writers Association (PBWA). The honor, named after ...

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MVP or not, LeBron James is the best basketball player in the world

At age 32, these might be the most dominant playoffs of LeBron James' career.

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Kings Offseason on Instagram 5.4-5.18.17

1. There were more than enough accolades given to Lakers guard D’Angelo Russell because of his 22-point outburst in the first half against Golden State on Monday ...

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Kings Pre-Draft Workout No. 1

1. There were more than enough accolades given to Lakers guard D’Angelo Russell because of his 22-point outburst in the first half against Golden State on Monday ...

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Brooks, Thornwell Hoping to Build on Final Four Runs

Two months ago, the casual college basketball fan might not have recognized Dillon Brooks or Sindarius Thornwell.

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More Mature Swanigan Still Mulling NBA Decision

It might please Purdue basketball fans to know Caleb Swanigan is still using first-person plural pronouns when discussing college.

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Spurs' Kawhi Leonard re-injures left ankle, done for Game 1

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2010 NBA Mock Draft
01. John Wall (WW)
02. Evan Turner (76ers)
03. Derrick Favors (NJN)
04. Wesley Johnson (MT)
05. DeMarcus Cousins (SK)
06. Ekpe Udoh (GSW)
07. Greg Monroe (DP)
08. Al-Farouq Aminu (LAC)
09. Gordon Hayward (UJ)
10. Paul George (IP)
2009 NBA Mock Draft
01. Blake Griffin (LAC)
02. Hasheem Thabeet (MG)
03. James Harden (OCT)
04. Tyreke Evans (SK)
05. Ricky Rubio (MT)
06. Jonny Flynn (MT)
07. Stephen Curry (GSW)
08. Jordan Hill (NYK)
09. DeMar DeRozan (TR)
10. Brandon Jennings (MB)
Scoring
01. Kevin Durant27.7
02. LeBron James26.7
03. Carmelo Anthony25.6
04. Dwyane Wade25.5
05. Kobe Bryant25.3
06. Amare Stoudemire25.3
07. Derrick Rose25.0
08. Monta Ellis24.1
09. Kevin Martin23.5
10. Dirk Nowitzki23.0
Rebounds
01. Kevin Love15.2
02. Dwight Howard14.1
03. Zach Randolph12.2
04. Blake Griffin12.1
05. Kris Humphries10.4
06. Pau Gasol10.2
07. David Lee9.8
08. Al Jefferson9.7
09. Emeka Okafor9.5
10. Tyson Chandler9.4
Assists
01. Steve Nash11.4
02. Rajon Rondo11.2
03. Deron Williams10.3
04. Chris Paul9.8
05. Jose Calderon8.9
06. Raymond Felton8.3
07. John Wall8.3
08. Jason Kidd8.2
09. Russell Westbrook8.2
10. Derrick Rose7.7
Steals
01. Chris Paul2.4
02. Rajon Rondo2.3
03. Monta Ellis2.1
04. Russell Westbrook1.9
05. Tony Allen1.8
06. Mike Conley1.8
07. Jason Kidd1.7
08. Raymond Felton1.7
09. LeBron James1.6
10. Trevor Ariza1.6
Blocks
01. Andrew Bogut2.6
02. Dwight Howard2.4
03. JaVale McGee2.4
04. Serge Ibaka2.4
05. Andrew Bynum2.0
06. Darko Milicic2.0
07. Al Jefferson1.9
08. Amare Stoudemire1.9
09. Tim Duncan1.9
10. Roy Hibbert1.8