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Jeff Dengate writes his Double Drivel column for each Monday throughout the season.

Knowing The Numbers (May 22, 2007) gets an inside look at the Draft Lottery from Room 3A in Secaucus, New Jersey.

Drive to the Finals Experts Picks (April-May, 2007)
Kobe Bryant | Josh Howard | Luol Deng | P.J. Brown

What A Long, Strange Trip (March 27, 2007)
Randolph Morris jumped from the NCAA tournament to the NBA regular season in the span of a week.

What A Long, Strange Trip (March 27, 2007)
Randolph Morris jumped from the NCAA tournament to the NBA regular season in the span of a week.

Who’s Better? Who’s Best? (March 20, 2007)
Watching Clyde Drexler on Dancing with the Stars and Kobe Bryant dominate the league, Dengate asks, "Are they the best their games?"

Everybody Into The Pool (March 12, 2007)
A strong showing in the NCAA tournament, when scouts and execs are watching, can boost a prospect's draft stock.

Who Will Join The Mavs? (March 5, 2007)
With 50 victories, Dallas clinched a playoff berth. Fifteen remain. Who will claim them?

Don't Sleep on the Spurs (Feb. 26, 2007)
There are a few possible moves as the trade deadline approaches.

Let's Make A Deal (Feb. 19, 2007)
Dallas and Phoenix may be running away with the West, but it's still too early to count out San Antonio.

Love Is In The Air (Feb. 12, 2007)
Around this time of year, when the trade deadline looms and teams begin jostling for playoff position, nerves get a little frayed and emotions run high.

Dwight, 2007 (Feb. 5, 2007)
First-time All-Star Dwight Howard is a modern day Wilt Chamberlain.

Ain’t Wastin’ Time No More (Jan. 17, 2007)
Time is running out on Chris Webber's title hopes.

Tough Times For Nuggets' Fans (Jan. 8, 2007)
Heading into one of its toughest weeks, Denver tries to stay afloat in the Northwest until J.R. Smith and Carmelo Anthony return from their suspensions.

All The King’s Men (Dec. 18, 2006)
The Cavs could be contenders if somebody-not-named-LeBron steps up consistently.

Looking for an Answer (Dec. 11, 2006)
Allen Iverson could put on a uniform other than the 76ers, but which would fit best?

Laying the Foundation (Dec. 4, 2006)
A date with Charlotte is no longer a foregone conclusion as the Bobcats have been showing remarkable poise down the stretch of games recently.

How Dallas (And Detroit) Got Its Groove Back (Nov. 27, 2006)
After a slow start, the teams have climbed back among the league's elite.

Pass the Sugar (Nov. 20, 2006)
Diabetes hasn't stopped Charlotte's Adam Morrison from chasing his NBA dreams.

Election Season (Nov. 13, 2006)
From Yao Ming to Chris Paul, Jeff Dengate casts his All-Star ballot.

'Tis the Season (Nov. 6, 2006)
Despite watching hoops around the world this summer, Jeff Dengate is glad another NBA season has arrived.