HoopsHype Columns

The Top 25 players in the NBA

Eddie Johnson puts together his new list with familiar faces at the top and Kobe Bryant moving down in the ranking.

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Not impressed with my birthday

HoopsHype blogger extraordinaire Rod Benson turned 29 last week. But there was no celebration.

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Big names that will disappoint you

Charley Rosen lists seven players who face enormous pressure to succeed and will fail.

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Does Paul George deserve a max contract?

Pacers swingman Paul George just signed a max contract. Does he deserve it?

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Tony Parker leads France to its first title after many years of frustrating endings.

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Unbalanced Beasley still has appeal

Eddie Johnson has not yet given up on troubled forward Michael Beasley.

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Howard-Asik combo will not work

The Rockets think they can play Howard and Asik together. Former Rocket Eddie Johnson says they are wrong.

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The numbers game is fraudulent (Part 2)

Charley Rosen follows up on the reasons why statistics can't become the be-all, end-all in basketball.

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The numbers game is fraudulent (Part 1)

Charley Rosen dishes on the many ways in which NBA statistics can be misleading.

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The problems facing a rookie coach

Celtics head coach Brad Stevens may end up being a fine NBA coach, but he will be in a world of trouble this coming season.

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Which teams helped themselves so far this summer? Which ones did the opposite? Charley Rosen breaks it down.

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Houston, we have a problem shooter

Rockets have options in helping Dwight Howard develop his shot.

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Who was that masked man?

Lakers fans enjoyed just one season of Dwight Howard in Los Angeles. It was more than enough, says Mark Heisler.

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Why the Heat won

LeBron James and the Miami Heat are back-to-back NBA champions. Charley Rosen explains how it happened.

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Spurs reinvented themselves and remain a model of excellence with humble Gregg Popovich at the helm.

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