Found December 10, 2012 on PRO HOOPS CENTRAL:
The 2011-2012 NBA campaign was chock full of sub-plots; beginning with the Lockout that shortened the regular season to just 66 games, starting on Christmas day. Among other events, we witnessed an ill-fated trade that would have sent Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Lakers, vetoed by the NBA front office, ending up with the Los Angeles Clippers instead. LeBron James would win the NBA MVP Award, for the third time in his career; then topped that off with winning his first NBA Finals, as the Miami Heat topped the Oklahoma City Thunder. Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love; one of the most dominant inside players in the Association, revealed yet another weapon in his arsenal; winning the three-point contest at the All-Star game. We also played a daily game of “Will He Stay Or Will He Go” until March 15, on whether upcoming Free Agents Dwight Howard and Deron Williams would be traded before the NBA trade deadline (neither were.) Perhaps the most compelling sub-plot that took place in...
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