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Conveniently, Cuban believes that Houston, his team’s first-round opponent in this season’s playoffs, is one of the most one-dimensional teams in the playoffs. “[The biggest difference is] practice time. There’s no more predictable team than the Rockets. You know exactly what they’re gonna do,” he says. “But James Harden is so good. That’s what analytics have begot. Right? Predictability. If you know what the percentages are, in the playoffs, you have time to counter them. Whether you’re good enough to do it is another question. Because they are very talented, and James Harden, I think, is the MVP. Because that’s not a very good team over there.” Grantland

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Prior to this evening’s Atlanta Hawks vs. New York Knicks game at Philips Arena, the Hawks’ DeMarre Carroll was awarded the Jason Collier Memorial Trophy by the organization for his dedication to community service. The Jason Collier Memorial Trophy, named after the late Hawks center who passed away October 15, 2005, is presented annually to the individual who best exemplifies the characteristics Collier displayed off the court as a community ambassador. NBA.com

Shortly after the Cleveland Cavaliers' 109-97 win over the Detroit Pistons on Monday, J.R. Smith was interviewed by the Quicken Loans Arena's in-house emcee. He was asked for his thoughts on LeBron James' second triple-double of the season and 39th of his career. "Who? The real MVP?" Smith said, his message echoing to the sellout crowd of 20,562 who were making their way to the exits. "There's a lot of speculation about who should get the award, but we all know who the real MVP is." ESPN.com

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