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Is It Too Late for the Cleveland Cavaliers to Fix Their Struggling Defense?

By historical standards, the defending champion Cavs aren't playing title-worthy defense. Can they turn things around in the NBA playoffs?
Adam Mares
4.5.17
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How The Miami Heat Caught Fire: The NBA Wraparound

Seemingly draft lottery-bound in December, the Heat have won 12 straight games and could sneak into the NBA Playoffs.
Adam Mares
2.10.17
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The Utah Jazz Are Dark Horse Contenders: The NBA Wraparound

Utah's two-way excellence, surprising death lineup, and perfect mix of youth and veterans make them a possible playoff spoiler—and a likely future contender.
Adam Mares
2.3.17
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How the Spurs Are Still Maintaining Their Unstoppable Dynasty: The NBA Wraparound

Is it possible that the Spurs have gotten better without Tim Duncan? The stats suggest yes.
Adam Mares
1.22.17
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Will A Bad Bench Stymie The Surging Wizards? Adam Mares' NBA Wraparound

The Washington Wizards have played themselves into Eastern Conference playoff contention behind John Wall, but a lousy bench and lack of front court athleticism may prove too much to overcome.
Adam Mares
1.14.17
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The Joker, The Freak, And Basketball's Blossoming Big Man Future: The NBA Wraparound

Giannis Antetokounmpo and Nikola Jokic have wildly different and unique skill sets, but both epitomize the rapid, ongoing evolution of NBA big men.
Adam Mares
12.23.16
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Defying Logic, the Chicago Bulls Are Getting It Done: Adam Mares' NBA Wraparound

Chicago is a surprising NBA Eastern Conference contender. We take a closer look at how Jimmy Butler, Dwyane Wade, and the rest of the Bulls are making it work.
Adam Mares
12.9.16
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How Kemba Walker and the Hornets Keep Getting Better: Adam Mares' NBA Wraparound

Kemba Walker is so far having a career year, and the Charlotte Hornets are playing fun, competitive basketball. Here's a closer look at what's working.
Adam Mares
12.2.16
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How the Clippers Found Their Groove: Adam Mares' NBA Wraparound

The Los Angeles Clippers appear to be the NBA's most well-rounded team, and our weekly league breakdown takes a closer look.
Adam Mares
11.25.16