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Ricky, work on that J

If the jump shots start to fall consistently, Ricky Rubio could make the Timberwolves world-beaters. Otherwise, the Spaniard will be a mild disappointment, says Eddie Johnson.

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Charley Rosen puts just a select few ahead of the two most dominant players of the last decade.

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All eyes on Rose

Does it make sense for Derrick Rose to play now or should he sit out the season and return next year at full force? Charley Rosen answers.

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Spurs faves in the West

Despite the last two playoff heartbreakers, Eddie Johnson thinks the Spurs are primed for a return to the Finals.

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Nothing big went down Thursday trade-wise, but a handful of role players in new places can have a pretty positive impact.

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What it's like to be traded

A bunch of players were traded this week. Rod Benson explains how it feels – from his own experience.

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The way the Lakers were and are no more

Could the greatest NBA owner replace himself if he was starting today?

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Who to trade for?

Plenty of players are mentioned in trade conversations this month. Charley Rosen talks about the ones teams should be pursuing and others they shouldn't touch.

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Money talks in Gay trade

A financial deal makes a good Memphis team noticeably less competitive, says Charley Rosen.

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Time to blow it up in Boston

The Celtics would be fooling themselves to think they can make another playoff run with this group following the Rajon Rondo injury, says Eddie Johnson.

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Pro basketball player Rod Benson doesn't think doping is an issue whatsoever in the game.

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Immature players like Kings center DeMarcus Cousins are a by-product of a system that needs to be changed, says Eddie Johnson.

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