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Great Expectations: A Houston Rockets Season Preview

Posted by on Oct 17, 2013 | 0 comments

  This year, for the first time, Hickory-High will be tackling the challenging of crafting season previews for all thirty NBA teams....

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Kobe, New and Old: A Los Angeles Lakers Season Preview

Posted by on Oct 16, 2013 | 0 comments

  This year, for the first time, Hickory-High will be tackling the challenging of crafting season previews for all thirty NBA teams....

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The Storify: Eastern Conference Finals, Game 3

Posted by on May 28, 2013 | 0 comments

  Over the next few weeks we’ll be letting social media help tell the story of each of the remaining games in the Conference and NBA...

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When It’s Over: The Victory Cigars

Posted by on May 6, 2013 | 1 comment

  Every team has them. Mostly, they sit on the bench. But when they play, you know the game is over, one way or the other. Here are...

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The End Of The Regular Season: Should You Care?

Posted by on Apr 8, 2013 | 0 comments

  We’ve come to the point in the season where, frankly, a lot of the games don’t matter. The playoff teams in the East...

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The Great J.R. Smith Sleep Study

Posted by on Mar 29, 2013 | 2 comments

  [View the story "The Great J.R. Smith Sleep Study" on...

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Game of the Week: Brooklyn Nets at Portland Trail Blazers

Posted by on Mar 25, 2013 | 0 comments

  I looked at the national TV schedule this week, and it is rough, unless you’re a Miami fan. I guess the NBA wants to concede...

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Game of the Week: Miami Heat at Boston Celtics

Posted by on Mar 18, 2013 | 0 comments

  Hello again, Hickory High. Sorry I wasn’t around last week. I was in Istanbul. And the first thing I saw when I got out of...

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Game of the Week: Los Angeles Clippers at Denver Nuggets

Posted by on Mar 4, 2013 | 0 comments

  The Oklahoma City Thunder, San Antonio Spurs, Miami Heat and Los Angeles Clippers are the cream of the league at this point. There...

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Game of the Week: Memphis Grizzlies at Miami Heat

Posted by on Feb 25, 2013 | 0 comments

  The trade deadline has passed. The guys on the roster will be there for the stretch run. There’s nothing left now but playoff...

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Game of the Week: San Antonio Spurs at Los Angeles Clippers

Posted by on Feb 19, 2013 | 0 comments

  We are past the All-Star break, which to me is the spiritual midpoint of the season. With the trade deadline approaching, teams...

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Game of the Week: Los Angeles Clippers at Miami Heat

Posted by on Feb 4, 2013 | 0 comments

  Somehow, the Miami Heat are flying under the radar. They’ve had ups and downs, but it hasn’t changed their standing as...

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Game of the Week: Memphis Grizzlies at Oklahoma City Thunder

Posted by on Jan 28, 2013 | 0 comments

  This is a big one. This game matches Oklahoma City’s league-best offense against Memphis’ league-best defense....

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Game of the Week: Los Angeles Lakers at Chicago Bulls

Posted by on Jan 21, 2013 | 0 comments

  Happy Martin Luther King day! I’m honoring our country’s greatest civil rights leader by watching basketball, eating...

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Game of the Week: Chicago Bulls at New York Knicks

Posted by on Jan 7, 2013 | 0 comments

  As you might know, I try to limit myself to picking national television games in this space. I like everyone to be able to look out...

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Game of the Week: Los Angeles Lakers at Los Angeles Clippers

Posted by on Dec 31, 2012 | 0 comments

  Slim pickings this week. For some reason TNT isn’t broadcasting the Thursday games. That leaves the ESPN games on Friday. I...

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