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NBA Age Limits Are a Scam

Cynical 2005 move by pro basketball was all about the bottom line

(Newser) - The NBA’s minimum draft age of 19, with one year of college—and a new proposal to make it 20—is nothing but a cynical ploy by pro basketball and the NCAA that “hasn’t helped players in any way,” Buzz Bissinger writes. Players can easily sail... More »

Sorry, Blake Griffin—No. 1 NBA Picks Usually Bomb

(Newser) - Power forward Blake Griffin is almost certainly the No. 1 pick in tonight’s NBA draft, and that scares the bejesus out of Griffin fan Gregg Doyel. “Superstars as the No. 1 pick are the exception to the rule,” Doyel writes on CBS Sports.com, conceding the point... More »

Miami Deals Taylor to Redskins

'DWTS' defensive end leaves Dolphins in exchange for 2 draft picks

(Newser) - Dancing With the Stars hunk Jason Taylor is a Dolphin no longer. After spending his career in Miami, the defensive end will head for Washington after the teams agreed on a trade that sends two Redskins draft picks to the Dolphins, the Miami Herald reports. "I love Miami, will... More »

Kings Send Bibby to Atlanta

Hawks offer four players and a 2nd-round draft pick for veteran PG

(Newser) - Mike Bibby is headed to Atlanta as part of a trade that will give the Sacramento Kings four expiring contracts and a second-round draft pick, and allow the Hawks to (so they hope) make a run at the playoffs, reports the Sacramento Bee. "I had some good times here... More »

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