Affiliation: Bleacher Report
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Another popular NBA writer poached by Bleacher Report, Howard Beck has used his former gigs at the New York Times and the LA Daily News to amass sources on both coasts. He has been in lock step with the other big hitters on the huge stories like LeBron's return to Cleveland, Chris Bosh's dance with the Rockets, and seems to be able to collect little pieces of information that few others can.