Taj Gibson, Chicago Bulls
The Bulls backup big man made highlight reels with his dunk over Dwyane Wade last postseason. Gibson is a force on both ends of the floor, giving Chicago scary depth in the frontcourt.
Norris Cole, Miami Heat
The rookie point guard could be Miami's version of Rajon Rondo, complementing the Heat's Big 3. Cole is an instant shot of offensive energy.
George Hill, Indiana Pacers
The Pacers have more than a few potential X-factors on their roster, but Hill was just inserted into the starting lineup and gives Indiana a tough two-way point guard.
Avery Bradley, Boston Celtics
Bradley made the most of Ray Allen's injury, jumping into the starting lineup and holding on to the spot despite the Allen's return. Bradley and Rondo combine for one of the fastest backcourts in the NBA.
Iman Shumpert, New York Knicks
Shumpert has become the Knicks' utility man, especially since Jeremy Lin when down. Shumpert can play three positions and often finds himself guarding the opponents' best player.
Al Horford, Atlanta Hawks
Is he in or is he out? Horford has missed most of the season with a pectoral injury but could return before the postseason begins. However, the Hawks big man told reporters "I don't feel like it is realistic that I can play for the playoffs."
Stan Van Gundy, Orlando Magic
Without Dwight Howard and his job security on dangerous ground, Van Gundy has his work cut out for him in the playoffs. Stan can make a stand in Orlando if he can coach up the Magic in the playoffs.
Spencer Hawes, Philadelphia 76ers
The Sixers big man missed time this season and the team suffered because of it. With Hawes back in the paint, it frees up Elton Brand and adds to Philadelphia's deep roster.
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Betting The 2016 MTV Video Music Awards Odds
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Taylor Swift has conquered the music charts but America's Sweetheart is still trying to figure out this whole love thing. She's bounced between famous boyfriends since making the crossover to pop music, leaving a trail of broken hearts and angst-filled songs in her wake. Could one of these suitors possibly be Tay-Tay's one true love? Oddsmakers think so.
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NFL Monday Night Football betting odds and cheerleaders
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Duke has struggled since the start of conference play, losing three of five games. Their most recent home win was a rather uninspiring victory over Boston College, hanging on to win by a score of 93-82. The bookmakers are asking them to win today's game against ACC rivals Miami by a double-digit margin, and history suggests that might be tough. The Canes have won the last two meetings outright, including a 90-74 win at Cameron Indoor Stadium last January. Miami has always given Duke a tough game, and the Hurricanes are 7-0-1 in their last eight games as the visitor in this series. Duke is still banged up, as senior forward Amile Jefferson has missed the last two games, and isn't likely to play tonight. Jefferson leads the team in rebounding, averaging over 10 rebounds per game. In the two games he's missed, Duke has averaged 31 rebounds per game, well below it's season average of 36.4. Grayson Allen scored 23 points in the loss to Louisville, but committed six turnovers. The junior guard is walking on thin ice, and every move he makes is being scrutinized. All things considered, I think this Duke team is in no position to be such a huge favorite versus a conference rival. Take MIA. GL, Jesse Schule