1. 5 Josh Smith Trades That Need To Happen

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    February 7, 2013 by Brandon Keller

    J-Smooth has his bag packed and is ready to exit the ATL as a free agent in a few months. The Hawks need to strike now and get some value before he leaves them at the altar. With that in mind, here are 5 trades that work for the Hawks if they want to Fed-Ex the man with outrageous UPS out of town.

  2. The Fantasy Basketball Pun Encyclopedia

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    February 5, 2013 by Brandon Keller

    Sometimes the most fun part of making a fantasy basketball team is thinking of the name of your team. We at 3 And D have the people’s best interest in mind, so we have compiled some of the best fantasy basketball pun’s into one place: The Pun Encyclopedia.

  3. The NBA/FL All-Pro Team

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    February 2, 2013 by Brandon Keller

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    The NBA features some of the most beastly athletes on the planet. So naturally that talent translates to other sports, be it track and field, soccer, field hockey or football. With Super Bowl Sunday coming on faster than a Torrey Smith streak route, lets investigate which NBA ballers would dominate the gridiron in the first edition of the NBA/FL All-Pro Team.

  4. Taming the Mamba

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    January 29, 2013 by Brandon Keller

    Kobe Bryant is the most deadly scorer in the league. So deadly, he gave himself the nickname “The Black Mamba”, referring to the the fact that the Mamba, like Kobe, can strike and kill at any time. But cue the snake charmer, because recently Kobe has been using his killer offensive arsenal to make his teammates better.

  5. Who is the Most Valuable Player?

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    January 24, 2013 by Brandon Keller

    What are the credentials of an MVP? Is it the best player, the best player on the best team, or the best player on the most surprising team? At 3 And D we say the MVP is the player a team could least afford to lose, so we take CP3, King James, KD and Melo off of their respective squads and see how those teams would do.

  6. Say What?

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    January 20, 2013 by Shane Diesel

    The art of trash talking is part of the game, but is it possible to go too far? Carmelo certainly thought so when KG talked about his wife and compared the flavor of the former VJ’s vajayjay to a breakfast cereal classic. However, was Garnett just using another tool in his arsenal to make sure he gets the win?

  7. 5 Pau Gasol Trades That Need To Happen

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    January 19, 2013 by Brandon Keller

    Pau Gasol is like a ripe and fresh dog turd sitting in the middle of the living room; he’s gotta go. So we take a jovial journey into hypothetical trade terrain to see what are the best destinations for SeƱor Gasol.

  8. The Best Basketball Rap Songs

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    January 17, 2013 by Brandon Keller

    NBA and Hip Hop go hand in hand. Plenty of rappers drop NBA stars in their lyrics, from Bill Russell to Kyrie Irving, so it makes sense that lots of rap songs are made purely about the NBA. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some NBA-centric tracks that are such jams we might as well call them Smuckers.

  9. NBA Talent Rankings: Supporting Cast and Final Rankings

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    January 16, 2013 by Brandon Keller

    In the final entry of the Talent Rankings, we rank the top five benches. The boys from Lob City are the leaders in the clubhouse, but how will they rank in the final talent rankings? Sixteen teams made the cut, but who is number one?

  10. Suit Up!

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    January 11, 2013 by Will Purvis

    When Stern dropped the hammer and instituted the dress code, players around the league had to take off the doo-rags and throw on the bow-ties. Players around the league decided to start expressing their individuality in “interesting” ways. We rank the 10 best post-game getups in “Suit Up!”