*Photo via NJ.com On February 20, 2013, Kwame Brown suited up as an NBA player one last time. For Brown, it was the fitting end to a miserable career. His 76ers squad was in last place in the Atlantic Division. They were in town to play the last place Timberwolves; and Brown, as he often found himself, was the last player off the bench that night. To no surprise, Kwame Brown played a Kwame Brown type of game. He went scoreless in six minutes, the Sixers lost and as he ha
*Photo via BR/Getty Images Long after Kobe Bryant retires, his name will still reign supreme in the hearts of basketball fans everywhere. His memory will be that of a fearless warrior, and above all these, a ruthless winner who shoved daggers in the hearts of his opponents for nearly two decades. Lakers fanatics will sweep away any negativity that has tainted Bryant’s legacy and will bury it deep inside the confines of the Staples Center; never to be spoken about again. Why?
Quick Hits: - Predictions for each division’s best rookie, biggest bust, breakout player and MVP. Best Rookie: Justise Winslow *Photo via Getty Images When thinking about the best rookie in this division it was a two-man race between Winslow and Orlando Magic draft pick, Mario Hezonja. What separates Winslow from Hezonja is Winslow can help the Miami Heat right now. Hezonja has more talent and a higher ceiling, but Winslow has the defensive capabilities and offensive versatil
*Photo via Getty Images The Washington Wizards struggled towards the end of last season, just limping into the playoffs as the fifth seed with a respectable 46-36 record. The Wizard did catch fire once the postseason started, and did away quickly with the Toronto Raptors, sweeping them in the first round of the NBA playoffs. The Wizards then fought hard against the number one seeded Atlanta Hawks, forcing them to six games before eventually losing. It also should be noted the
*Photo via USA Today With the injury to point guard John Wall, the Washington Wizards have a tough road ahead of them as they are tied with the Atlanta Hawks at two games apiece. The Wizards have already won a game without him as Paul Pierce banked in a shot at the buzzer to win Game 3. However, the next two games are crucial, and the Wizards have to win at least one to stay alive in the playoffs. Thankfully, the Wizards have Paul Pierce.
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*Photo via USA Today In the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs, the Toronto Raptors (4th seed) will face the Washington Wizards (5th seed). This game will be the official start to the 2015 NBA playoffs, as tipoff is scheduled for Saturday at 12:30 p.m. This series will be an entertaining one to say the least. There are a lot of young talents in this series, such as DeMar DeRozan, Bradley Beal, John Wall and Kyle Lowry, and they should provide us with a nice up-tem