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DA's Offseason Rankings: Dramatic shifts league wide

There is no bottom, it seems. There was so much money spent by so many NBA teams on so many, uh, unproven players in free agency this season that Twitter…

More of the same: U.S. women continue dominance

RIO DE JANIERO — Is it any coincidence that the dominance of the U.S. women’s basketball program parallels the dominance of the UConn program? Here’s the thing you notice about…

Australia, France making presence (and future) felt

RIO DE JANIERO — If Argentina — and, Spain, the other international program that has challenged U.S. hegemony in basketball the last decade — is transitioning to a new generation,…

DA's Offseason Rankings: The Bottom 10 teams

There is no bottom, it seems. There was so much money spent by so many NBA teams on so many, uh, unproven players in free agency this season that Twitter…

Decision on All-Star 2017 looms over Hornets, Charlotte

“Mourn, Duncan,” Isaac whispered in between the Gershwin chorus. “The fight is over; nobody won.” –Thane Rosenbaum, Second Hand Smoke The bathrooms of North Carolina remain pristine. This is not…

Thomas, Eaton chime in on NBA retirees' health insurance

While I was on vacation last week, news came that the National Basketball Players Association had agreed to fund a health insurance plan for all former players who had played…