HoopsHype Columns

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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Why the Heat can win

The Spurs are the toughest opponent Miami has found in the Big Three era, Eddie Johnson says. Still, the Heat should prevail.

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Why the Spurs can win

Miami is everybody's favorite to win the championship. But not Charley Rosen's.

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This year's Spurs may end up not winning the whole thing, but they compare favorably to San Antonio teams that did, says Charley Rosen.

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Flash will be needed

Miami will not win back-to-back titles unless Dwyane Wade shows improvement, says Eddie Johnson.

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Right coaches for right teams

Charley Rosen picks a coach for each of the teams currently looking for one.

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Giving in to Chris Paul's demands has been an efficient way of handling things for the Clippers, Mark Heisler says.

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Going to this crossroads that feels more like driving off a cliff.

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What the teams down 0-2 must do

Eddie Johnson gives Grizzlies, Lakers, Rockets, Bucks, Celtics and Hawks some advice on how to make their series competitive.

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Mike Brown redux

Mike Brown gets a head coaching job again and Charley Rosen doesn't quite understand why.

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Who can beat Miami?

If any team is to stop Miami from winning a second title in a row, it's sure coming from the West, says Charley Rosen.

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On gays in sports

Rod Benson says today's athletes should set the table for gay players to feel comfortable about coming out publicly in the future.

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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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