1. Team USA's Klay Thompson Breaks Down the Skills That Make Him a Shooting Star

    After a spirited practice at the United States Military Academy at West Point last week, Warriors sharp-shooter Klay Thompson had enough energy to break down a player far less crucial to Team USA's hopes in Spain—mine...

    Jared Zwerling Written by Jared Zwerling about 1 hour ago 97 reads 0 comments

  2. Ranking the Top 25 Players at 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball

    With the 2014 FIBA World Cup set to kick off in Spain at the end of August, plenty of the world's premier basketball players are ready to strut their stuff on a worldwide stage...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 16 hours ago 31,702 reads 152 comments

  3. How Many NBA Players Does Each 2014 FIBA World Cup Team Have?

    Though there are plenty of fantastic basketball players who haven't played in the NBA and likely won't for either their entire careers or a significant portion of them—Argentina's ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 12 hours ago 5,769 reads 22 comments

  4. Philadelphia 76ers Showing the NBA How Rebuilding Is Done

    Thaddeus Young's departure from the Philadelphia 76ers was but one piece of a much broader puzzle. The 26-year-old forward was sent to the Minnesota Timberwolves as part of ...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 12 hours ago 10,258 reads 51 comments

  5. Why James Harden and Dwight Howard Are Under Enormous Pressure to Win Now

    As the self-proclaimed "cornerstones" of the Houston Rockets , the pressure is on Dwight Howard and James Harden to take the team to another level immediately...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 2 hours ago 151 reads 0 comments

  6. Can Carmelo Anthony Be the Triangle Offense's Next Great Star?

    Every story has two sides to it. The narrative behind the New York Knicks ' offense has three. Phil Jackson came into New York last March looking to bring change to a team that ended up winning just 37 games...

    Fred Katz Written by Fred Katz about 9 hours ago 2,619 reads 14 comments

  7. Can Steve Nash Erase Stigma of Last Two Seasons?

    Steve Nash ’s basketball world was just fine until he joined the Los Angeles Lakers . Sure, he was getting older and wasn ’t the player he had once been, but ...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 1 hour ago 109 reads 0 comments

  8. Can Cleveland Cavaliers Really Trust Anderson Varejao as Their Starting Center?

    Despite an offseason of changes, trades, signings and a plethora of new faces for the Cleveland Cavaliers , one curly-topped veteran remains...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 hours ago 193 reads 0 comments

  9. Predicting the Biggest Changes We'll See from the Warriors Next Season

    The Golden State Warriors entered the offseason looking to make a big splash, and while they didn ’t necessarily make the biggest one, they made enough waves to stay in contention in the brutal Western Conference...

    Martin Telleria Written by Martin Telleria about 4 hours ago 109 reads 0 comments

  10. Predicting the Biggest Changes We'll See from the L.A. Clippers Next Season

    At the surface level, the 2014-15 Los Angeles Clippers won't look a whole lot different than they did a season ago. They'll still field one of the most talented rosters in the league and be well-coached...

    Michael C.  Jones Written by Michael C. Jones about 5 hours ago 48 reads 0 comments

  11. Breaking Down Dallas Mavericks' Point Guard Position for 2014-15 Season

    Anybody who watched the 2012-13 Dallas Mavericks knows that this team needs good point guard play. And if you were one of those people who hung in there with that squad, you deserve a back rub or something...

    Conor Volpe Written by Conor Volpe about 7 hours ago 111 reads 0 comments

  12. Healthy Al Horford Would Push Atlanta Hawks to Next Level

    Al Horford is a legitimate NBA star. Even though he hasn't made an All-Star Game since 2011, the Atlanta Hawks center has a versatile skill set possessed by very few big men in the league...

    Jared  Johnson Written by Jared Johnson about 8 hours ago 734 reads 9 comments

  13. What to Expect from Every Los Angeles Lakers Player in 2014-15

    The Los Angeles Lakers have a new look entering the 2014-15 NBA season with players such as Julius Randle, Carlos Boozer and Jeremy Lin officially on board...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about 9 hours ago 5,048 reads 13 comments

  14. Breaking Down Chicago Bulls' Power Forward Position for 2014-15 Season

    The Chicago Bulls made quite a few moves during the summer of 2014, and no spot was more impacted than the power forward position...

    James Davis Written by James Davis about 10 hours ago 6,203 reads 25 comments

  15. Timberwolves Owner Glen Taylor Suggests Kevin Love Could Struggle with Cavaliers

    Let’s face it: Losing an All-Star player has to be one of the worst things an NBA owner could go through—especially if the player in question has made it known on multiple occasions he straight-up doesn’t want to be there, per ESPN...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 11 hours ago 47,749 reads 178 comments

  16. Predicting the Roles and Impact of Each Washington Wizards Newcomer This Season

    By the time the Washington Wizards ’ 2014 season came to an end, fans knew what to expect: Marcin Gortat and Trevor Ariza were going to come back to the team, and on huge contracts...

    Jonathan Munshaw Written by Jonathan Munshaw about 11 hours ago 1,392 reads 6 comments

  17. Jared Dudley Trade Invites Major Risk for Los Angeles Clippers

    With first-round picks at a premium around the league, the Los Angeles Clippers made a curious decision to include one in their latest trade with the Milwaukee Bucks ...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 13 hours ago 7,505 reads 7 comments

  18. Cavs Rumors: Cleveland Should Remain Aggressive in Pursuit of Timofey Mozgov

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have clearly been the big winners this offseason, but they are not finished building the best roster possible. With the additions of LeBron James and Kevin Love, this is clearly one of the best teams in the NBA ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 12 hours ago 1,261 reads 0 comments

  19. USA vs. Slovenia: Score and Twitter Reaction for World Cup 2014 Exhibition

    The United States basketball team cruised to a 101-71 victory over Slovenia in the final tuneup before the start of the 2014 FIBA World Cup...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 16 hours ago 68,013 reads 98 comments

  20. Rebuilding the Boston Celtics' Ideal Roster Around Rajon Rondo

    Rajon Rondo 's future with the Boston Celtics is masked in uncertainty. But what if it wasn't? What if the Celtics knew his impending free agency wasn't an issue? That they ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 12 hours ago 6,211 reads 27 comments

  21. Is Rajon Rondo Entering His Final Season with the Boston Celtics?

    A bitter breakup doesn't appear to be in the works for Rajon Rondo and the Boston Celtics , but an amicable split could still be in their future...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 16 hours ago 2,180 reads 8 comments

  22. Breaking Down How Houston Rockets Could Sign-and-Trade for Ramon Sessions

    Point guard Jeremy Lin was nothing but professional when discussing his two seasons with the Houston Rockets after the organization traded him to the Los Angeles Lakers in a cap-clearing maneuver...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 14 hours ago 4,412 reads 19 comments

  23. Team USA Big Men Proving They Can Match Up with Spain at 2014 FIBA World Cup

    If their last two FIBA tuneups are any indication, Team USA’s template will be as follows: author a somewhat forgettable first half that gives the opponent a modicum of confidence, before steadily pulling away behind a balanced scoring effort...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 15 hours ago 14,065 reads 42 comments

  24. Hasheem Thabeet Traded to 76ers: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    Hasheem Thabeet's NBA career has never really gotten started since being the No. 2 overall pick to the Memphis Grizzlies in 2009. He's played for four teams already and finds himself on the move again...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 15 hours ago 7,299 reads 5 comments

  25. Takeaways from Kevin Love's Introduction with Cleveland Cavaliers

    After months of rumors, endless speculation and a trade that couldn't become official until weeks after it was agreed to, Kevin Love is finally a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 17 hours ago 55,404 reads 314 comments