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Smoke ‘Em – November 30, 2012

As December approaches, we are kicking off a new (responsible) gambling-inspired segment called "Smoke 'Em". In this segment, Ryan and Paul will be surveying each day's NBA games and placing a bet...
(Rick Bowmer/AP)

Los Angeles Lakers – Woe and 12

The Los Angeles Lakers are never down for long, so an 0-2 start to this NBA campaign is hardly anything to overreact to. There have been many teams historically that seemingly struggle during pre-season only...
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Benji – Chicago's Finest

There's nothing we can say that will tell a better story of Chicago's Benjamin Wilson than this masterpiece from the ESPN "30 for 30" series. "Benji" was quite possibly the greatest basketball talent to...
(Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times / October 1, 2012)

Dwight Howard – Starting Again

The Dwight Howard era in Los Angeles has finally commenced. After much anticipation the big fella known affectionately as "Superman" began the epic task of rebuilding his public image with basketball plays...
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More LeBron James in 2016?

LeBron James suggested straight after the London Olympics that this may be his last run in the Team USA uniform but now the tide may have turned. Speaking with the Associated Press, James made note that he...
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Derrick Rose – The Return

Adidas have fired up the marketing engines in this latest advertisement featuring "The Return" of Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose. In an inspirational look at what it takes to get back to the top...
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ESPN recognises Ingles and Mills

ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz has put together his All-Olympic First and Second Teams here. Two noteworthy inclusions on the Second Team are Australia's own Patty Mills and Joe Ingles. Mills led the tournament...