Cavaliers retiring Zydrunas Ilgauskas’ jersey: joke writes itself


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With Zydrunas Ilgauskas night, the Cleveland Cavaliers are doing everything they can to try and supplant the Browns as the most pathetic sports franchise in Cleveland. And you thought the infamous “Hastily Made Cleveland Tourism Video 2″ made Cleveland a laughingstock.

We know the Browns are an organization that operates to the tune of Yakety Sax a.k.a. the Benny Hill theme, but the Cavs are right down there beside them.

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2014 NBA Mock Draft- First Round (3/5/14)


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Andrew WigginsJoel Embiid, or Jabari Parker.  Who will be the first pick in the 2014 NBA Draft?  It’s an ongoing debate that will continue up to draft night on June 26th.

Here is The Sports Bank’s 2014 NBA Mock Draft where team needs and outstanding trades have been taken into account.  Click on the player’s name for an in-depth draft profile.  By the way, The Sports Bank had the most accurate NBA Mock Draft in both 2011 and 2012 along with the second most accurate mock in 2013.

So without further ado, here is our 2014 NBA mock draft.

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2014 NBA Mock Draft- Second Round (3/5/14)


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Here is the second round of The Sports Bank’s 2014 NBA Mock Draft where team needs and outstanding trades have NOT been taken into account with this second round.  By the way, The Sports Bank had the most accurate NBA Mock Draft in both 2011 and 2012 along with the second most accurate mock in 2013.

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What the future holds for Luol Deng and the Cleveland Cavaliers?


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When the Cleveland acquired former All-Star forward Luol Deng, the entire Cavaliers nation was excited. Deng is a proven star, one of the best perimeter defenders in the league and also a great contributor on offense. In fact, he was the leading scorer of his former team, the Chicago Bulls. Now, more than a month after the trade, things don’t look that good for Cleveland.

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Evan Turner deal headlines dull NBA trade deadline


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Just when I was starting to come up with clever analogies for how anticlimactic the 2014 NBA trade deadline has been, the Indiana Pacers pulled off a major deal in their hopes of dethroning the Miami Heat as the team to beat in the Eastern Conference by acquiring Evan Turner from the Philadelphia 76ers for Danny Granger. Still, for the second straight year it was a rather dull trade deadline. Here is a breakdown of the deals that were made.

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2015 NBA Mock Draft (2/6/14)


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Here is The Sports Bank’s extremely premature 2015 NBA Mock Draft where team needs and outstanding trades have NOT been taken into account.  Click on the player’s name for an in-depth draft profile.  By the way, The Sports Bank had the most accurate NBA Mock Draft in both 2011 and 2012 along with the second most accurate mock in 2013.

Click here for The Sports Bank’s 2014 NBA Mock Draft.

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2014 NBA Mock Draft-Second Round (2/5/14)


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Here is the second round of The Sports Bank’s 2014 NBA Mock Draft where team needs and outstanding trades have NOT been taken into account with this second round.  By the way, The Sports Bank had the most accurate NBA Mock Draft in both 2011 and 2012 along with the second most accurate mock in 2013.

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2014 NBA Mock Draft-First Round (2/5/14)


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Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid, or Jabari Parker.  Who will be the first pick in the 2014 NBA Draft?  It’s an ongoing debate that will continue up to draft night on June 26th.

Here is The Sports Bank’s 2014 NBA Mock Draft where team needs and outstanding trades have been taken into account.  Click on the player’s name for an in-depth draft profile.  By the way, The Sports Bank had the most accurate NBA Mock Draft in both 2011 and 2012 along with the second most accurate mock in 2013. [Read more...]

Bulls trade Luol Deng to Cleveland for draft picks, Bynum


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Bye-bye Luol Deng.

We’ll miss you in Chicago.

Around 12:20 AM CST on January 7th, the Chicago Bulls announced that they sent the contract of Luol Deng to the Cleveland Cavaliers for multiple draft picks and the contract of Andrew Bynum.

“We have great respect for Luol Deng, as a player and a person. He has been an incredible contributor to our team on the court, and he has also done great things in the community,” said Chicago Bulls General Manager Gar Forman.

Wow, what’s with Chicago sports teams announcing big news around midnight this past year?

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Brad Daugherty told Michael Jordan the Bobcats are “TERRIBLE”


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Michael Jordan may not be as successful a basketball owner as he was a basketball player. Well, thanks Captain Obvious!

At least not now, according to Brad Daugherty. Basketball nerd that I am, I know Brad Daugherty as the No. 1 overall pick in the 1986 NBA draft. Brad Daugherty went to North Carolina, played for Dean Smith, was a two-time All-American and played for the Cleveland Cavaliers for his entire eight-year NBA career.

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NBA Free Agent Recap: Jefferson to Bobcats, Korver and J.R. Smith re-sign


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In one of the more surprising decision made by an NBA free agent this off-season, Al Jefferson agreed to a deal with the Charlotte BobcatsKyle Korver, J.R. Smith, and Earl Clark also made their decisions.  Here is the latest NBA free agent dealings.

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2013 NBA Free Agents: Point Guard Rankings


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The bonanza for NBA free agents is underway.  The crop of NBA free agents at the shooting guard position is deep and filled with players capable of playing major roles on title contenders.  Here is a list of the top small forward NBA free agents, teams that might be interested in their services, and a guess at how much money their new contracts will be.

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