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ACC In The NBA, Feb. 24

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 12:28am
By: Carlos Collazo

After a successful starting stint with the Oklahoma City Thunder, Reggie Jackson (Boston College) is transitioning back to his more accustomed bench role, with Russell Westbrook back in action.

Some people believe that Jared Dudley (Boston College) should make the move to power forward.

With Nene going down with an injury for the Washington Wizards, Trevor Booker (Clemson) will be getting a few more minutes on the court.

The Cleveland Cavaliers tried to trade Luol Deng (Duke) before the trade deadline, but his ACL injury and his reluctance to sign an extension with a new team prevented that from happening.

Connor Kiesel has eight reasons why Cavs point guard Kyrie Irving (Duke) should be in the rumored Space Jam 2 movie.

Scott Groff believes that Ryan Kelly (Duke) should be the odd man out for the Lakers with the returns of Kent Bazemore, MarShon Brooks and Nick Young.

Because the Wizards traded away Jan Vesely, Chris Singleton (Florida State) should be primed to get more minutes

The New York Knicks were close to trading Iman Shumpert (Georgia Tech) to the Clippers, but LA management wasn't too excited about his MCL strain.

Israel Gutierrez writes about Chris Bosh's (Georgia Tech) transformation into a big man who shoots regularly from distance with the Miami Heat.

Steve Blake (Maryland) is looking forward to settling in with his new Golden State Warriors team, as they prepare to go on a road trip to the East Coast.

Harrison Barnes (North Carolina) recently made Joe Johnson look silly, with a cross over leading to a big-time dunk.

Vince Carter (North Carolina) said he is happy that former teammate Jason Collins is back in the NBA, but he is ready for the media attention to go away.

We all knew that Tyler Hansbrough (North Carolina) wasn't the most graceful athlete in the world, but he recently tackled Mike Dunleavy midgame. Of course you're going to click this link.

As Carmelo Anthony (Syracuse) tries to win his first NBA championship, he said he the situation in New York is starting to get tough to handle.

Mike Scott (Virginia) had a huge game against the Knicks a few days ago, scoring a career-high 30 points and helping the Hawks end an eight-game losing streak.

Teammate Jeff Teague (Wake Forest) was crucial to the victory, as well, and scored 28 points on 7-of-12 shooting and was 13-of-15 from the free throw line.