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Head-to-Head Futility: How the Knicks’ and Wolves’ losing streaks match up

Jan 8, 2015; New York, NY, USA;  Fans wearing paper bags sit court side at the game between the New York Knicks and the Houston Rockets at Madison Square Garden. Houston Rockets won 120-96. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

Minnesota and New York go head-to-head on March 19th, so one of them is guaranteed to win at least once more this year. As the season bottoms out for both Flip Saunders’ and Derek Fisher’s teams, let’s take a moment to explore the past 15 games of futility for each franchise. Continue Reading

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What Does A First-Round Pick Cost?

The Pistons pay big to get their man. (Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports)

Even if manic pick-acquirer Sam Hinkie did not exist, it’s still pretty abundantly clear that the Draft is more important than ever in constructing a winning NBA team. Here’s why: A few CBA’s ago, rookie contracts didn’t have quite a… Continue Reading

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15-Footer, 12/30/14: Power ranking Tuesday’s games

Dec 17, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs power forward Tim Duncan (21) shoots the ball over Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33) during the first half at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports

Rankings here! Get your rankings! Continue Reading