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May 6 Predictions: Can the 2nd Seeds Bounce Back?

May 6 Predictions: Can the 2nd Seeds Bounce Back?

In Game 1 of their respective conference semifinals, both #2 seeds have surrendered homecourt advantage to their lower ranked foes.

For the Cavs, the injury to Kevin Love and the suspension of J.R. Smith proved too costly. Missing two starters, the Cavs struggled to find the points and lost to the visiting Bulls. In ...

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May 04 Predictions: Can Rose & Bulls Take Advantage of Love-less Cavs?

May 04 Predictions: Can Rose & Bulls Take Advantage of Love-less Cavs?

The Cleveland Cavaliers marched to the 2nd round of the playoffs with a sweep of the Boston Celtics. However, it came at a cost that may hurt them in this round and the next ones to come.

PF Kevin Love dislocated his shoulder after a scuffle with Boston's Kelly Olynyk in Game 4 of ...

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April 28 Predicitions: The Spurs Have Owned Game Fives

April 28 Predicitions: The Spurs Have Owned Game Fives

We all know that Gregg Popovich has enjoyed tremendous playoff success in the past 19 years. We've seem him defy the odds countless times to bring a total of five NBA titles to San Antonio. But behind the precise and machine-like teams that he's produced, do we know the secret of Popovich's ...

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April 24 Predictions: Greedy Wizards Don't Want To Go To Back To Canada

April 24 Predictions: Greedy Wizards Don't Want To Go To Back To Canada

Paul Pierce showed his teammates his Jedi side. After beating the Toronto Raptors in Game 2, Pierce had another way of saying that he wants them (Wizards) to sweep the Raptors:

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March 15 Predictions: Can The Clippers Catch The Rockets?

March 15 Predictions:  Can The Clippers Catch The Rockets?

James Harden has been MVP material for the Houston Rockets this season. His league-leading 12.9 total win shares is the main reason why Houston sits at #4 in the tough Western Conference right now. But the Rockets aren't safe there. They hold a precarious 1.5 games lead over the #5 Los Angeles ...

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March 7 Predictions: Pacers are Now in Top 8

March 7 Predictions: Pacers are Now in Top 8

Don't look now, but the Indiana Pacers are now number eight in the East.

And that's not it folks. SportHold also got eight correctly today. Eight out of twelve on NBA Friday was good enough. However, we lost out on our biggest pick when LeBron committed 9 turnovers. It wasn't Bron's ...

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March 4 Predictions: Battle For East's #7 and #8 Heats Up

March 4 Predictions: Battle For East's #7 and #8 Heats Up

Isn't that image symbolic? Look at the jersey numbers from left to right. It reads 7-0-8. Could it also mean 7 Or 8? The Nets are targetting either of the two playoff positions in the Eastern Conference but along with them, five other teams remain in the hunt to do so as well.

Five ...

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March 3 Predictions: Can the Rockets Fly With the Hawks?

March 3 Predictions: Can the Rockets Fly With the Hawks?

We thought we were going to see the Warriors rise from the dead once again. One day after erasing a 26 point lead against the Celtics, the Golden State Warriors looked like they were going to steal one away from the Brooklyn Nets. But Captain Jack- Jarrett Jack that is, had the final say:


With ...

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Elite Eight: Rockets Ignite

Elite Eight: Rockets Ignite

Wonder what three pointer the Beard is celebrating? Watch this:

Last week's hot teams are hot no more. The Cavaliers and Thunder suffered two losses each last week after being the hottest teams in our previous rankings. Meanwhile, the Rockets have surged behind MVP candidate James Harden while the Clippers continue to impress without ...

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NBA Elite Eight: The Dubs Are Back At the Helm

NBA Elite Eight: The Dubs Are Back At the Helm


Last week was cut short by the All-Star Weekend, but that did not prevent us from posting our first ever NBA weekly team rankings.We still have the usual suspects on top, although there are a few shake-ups including the number one team in the nation. So here are our elite eight teams for week ...

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