Portland Trail Blazers should be very active this off-season

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At the beginning of the 2011-2012 season, the Portland Trail Blazers were my sleeper pick to make a run in the Western Conference.  I looked like a genius early on as the Blazers won seven of their first nine games.  Things quickly turned downhill though as Portland missed out on the playoffs and now enters the off-season with a boat load of needs.

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Top Ten NBA unrestricted free agents

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Now that the NBA regular season is over, fourteen teams are already looking ahead to next season.  The 2012 NBA free agency class features more talent than the 2011 class but still nowhere near 2010 when guys like LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Amare Stoudemire, Joe Johnson, Carlos Boozer, and David Lee were all on the market.  Here are the top ten NBA unrestricted free agents available this summer.  Click here for The Sports Bank’s 2012 NBA Mock Draft.

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2011 NBA Free Agent Point Guard Rankings

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Not many NBA teams will be in search of acquiring a point guard via free agency this summer which is a good thing since the crop of 2011 NBA free agent point guards is weaker than “The Situation’s” game.  That will all change in summer of 2012 when Chris Paul, Deron Williams, Steve Nash, Jason Kidd, Chauncey Billups, and Raymond Felton are all scheduled to hit the open market.  Until then, here are the top free agent point guards for this off-season.

By: David Kay

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NBA Free Agent Point Guard Rankings

Like the 2010 NBA Draft, the 2010 class of free agent point guards is weak.  How weak?  Luke Ridnour is the third best free agent point guard set to hit the open market.  No joke.  Teams can begin communicating with free agents on July 1st, so allow The Sports Bank to provide your in-depth guide on what’s going to be happening in the next couple of weeks.

By: David Kay
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Bobcats Look to Build on Franchise’s Best Season

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The waiting game paid off for the Bobcats franchise which made their first ever post-season appearance in 2009-2010.  Now, Michael Jordan and management must build off that success if Charlotte is to keep pace in the Eastern Conference.

By: David Kay
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