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Tom Haberstroh
Will James and Durant burn out?

Between regular-season games and international play, LeBron James and Kevin Durant have pushed their bodies to the absolute limit this year. How much will be too much?

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Kevin Pelton
My awards ballot for 2013-14

Kevin Pelton reveals his selections for NBA MVP, All-NBA teams, rookie of the year, sixth man, coach of the year and executive of the year.

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David Thorpe
Who deserves All-Rookie honors?

Who finished at the head of the class? David Thorpe honors the best rookies this season.

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J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez
First-round storylines

J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez discuss the opening round of the NBA playoffs.

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Amin Elhassan
Scouting five playoff first-timers

Amin Elhassan breaks down what to look for from five NBA playoff first-timers ahead of the 2014 postseason, including Damian Lillard, DeMar DeRozan, Jonas Valanciunas, John Wall and Kemba Walker.

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Bradford Doolittle
Underutilized players in playoffs

Bradford Doolittle takes a look at playing time distribution, and how it changes during the playoffs. He also targets five players who may see an expanded role now that the stakes are higher.

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Michael Wallace
Heat's goal is health, not top seed

The Heat are in a battle with the Pacers for the East's top seed, but their bigger goal for the rest of the regular season will be to get healthy and establish some lineup continuity.

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Amin Elhassan and David Thorpe
Redraft 2007: Kevin Durant No. 1

Amin Elhassan and David Thorpe redo the 2007 NBA draft. While Kevin Durant is the consensus No. 1 pick, there is interesting divergence thereafter.

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CHAD FORD'S BIG BOARD

RkNamePos.FromStock
1Andrew WigginsSGKansas
All-around game reminds of T-Mac More »
2Jabari ParkerSFDuke
Smart, do-it-all forward More »
3Joel EmbiidCKansas
Freaky smooth big man with major upsid ... More »

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