1. While Spurs Sit and Wait for LaMarcus Aldridge, Plan B Is Becoming Less Clear

    LaMarcus Aldridge is Plan A for the San Antonio Spurs , and following a pair of eye-opening moves, he's officially a realistic target. But the franchise is running out of options for Plan B...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 10 hours ago 25,759 reads 78 comments

  2. Marcus Morris Trade Shows Phoenix Suns Going All-out for LaMarcus Aldridge

    The Phoenix Suns are officially a major player for LaMarcus Aldridge . Even though the San Antonio Spurs have seemed to serve as the leading suitor for the star power forward's ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 16 hours ago 55,609 reads 164 comments

  3. Free Agency Proving Big Market Appeal Doesn't Work for Lakers, Knicks Anymore

    The New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers just spent a season as laughingstocks, and a free-agency period littered with pratfalls means the jokes won't stop coming any time soon...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 18 hours ago 62,027 reads 407 comments

  4. DeAndre Jordan in Free-Agent Driver's Seat After Tyson Chandler Bolts for Suns

    There's leverage, and then there's whatever DeAndre Jordan is enjoying at the moment. All of a sudden, the big man is rather easily the top free-agent center available on the open market...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 19 hours ago 9,385 reads 41 comments

  5. Enes Kanter Not Worth Reported Asking Price For Oklahoma City Thunder

    The Oklahoma City Thunder would be making a costly mistake if they give in to the reported contract demands of restricted free agent Enes Kanter ...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 2 hours ago 4,666 reads 18 comments

  6. How Can Tristan Thompson Live Up to Giant New Contract from Cleveland Cavaliers?

    Tristan Thompson bet on himself and won. After turning down a four-year, $52 million extension last offseason, the 24-year-old forward-center has agreed to a monstrous new deal...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 1 day ago 18,093 reads 42 comments

  7. Realistic Expectations for Trey Lyles' Rookie Season with Utah Jazz

    The Utah Jazz jumped on Kentucky's one-and-done bandwagon, drafting Wildcat freshman forward Trey Lyles with the No. 12 pick in the 2015 NBA draft...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 9 hours ago 1,644 reads 8 comments

  8. Early 2015-16 NBA Rookie Award Predictions

    With only one big award handed out to the top NBA rookie, we decided to add a few more. Other than Rookie of the Year, we created eight new awards with predictions for each...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 day ago 33,768 reads 139 comments

  9. DeMarre Carroll Will Wind Up as $60 Million Bargain for Surging Toronto Raptors

    A difference-maker for the Atlanta Hawks throughout the 2014-15 season, DeMarre Carroll is cashing in...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 day ago 2,537 reads 8 comments

  10. Khris Middleton's New Contract Shows Brand-New Value of 3-and-D in Today's NBA

    Khris Middleton 's new contract with the Milwaukee Bucks is a sign of things to come for the NBA 's imperceptibly deep well of three-and-D talent. A really, really, ridiculously good sign...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 day ago 10,680 reads 63 comments

  11. Boston Celtics Using Free Agency to Keep Dream of Blockbuster Trade Alive

    BOSTON – Armed with salary cap room for the first time in nearly two decades, the Boston Celtics aimed to make a big splash at the start of NBA free agency on Wednesday but came up empty...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 1 day ago 36,355 reads 108 comments

  12. Okafor: 'I'm Just Going to Try to Dominate'

    Jahlil Okafor was the center of attention Thursday, which is nothing new for the former Duke star. But this marked his first day of mincamp with the 76ers , who made Okafor the No...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 1 hour ago 11 reads 0 comments

  13. Does Brandon Knight's New Contract Put Eric Bledsoe on Suns' Trade Block?

    It might not have been the summer's most anticipated pact, but it was pretty momentous if you care about the Phoenix Suns ' fate...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 1 day ago 5,564 reads 33 comments

  14. B/R NBA's Max 5 Series: Is DeAndre Jordan Really a Maximum-Contract Player?

    This is the final installment in a five-part series where we've discussed whether five of the NBA 's biggest free agents are worth maximum-salary contracts. The first installment covered Chicago Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 3 days ago 5,867 reads 60 comments

  15. Dwyane Wade's New Contract Is Perfect Scenario for Both Star SG and Miami Heat

    Sometimes, compromise is better than consensus. The former requires more fuss and more muss, but seemingly ugly processes can (and often do) reveal a lot about both parties while yielding better business...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 13 hours ago 100,873 reads 253 comments

  16. Golden State Warriors Show Maturity in Draymond Green Negotiations

    The Golden State Warriors once again resisted their first impulse. Result, once again: success. Just as the Warriors considered trading shooting guard Klay Thompson for Kevin ...

    Ric Bucher Written by Ric Bucher about 14 hours ago 24,257 reads 41 comments

  17. Why Anthony Brown Can Help Fill Los Angeles Lakers Glaring Need at Small Forward

    As the Los Angeles Lakers continue their so-far fruitless free-agent quest, they may already have an answer at the small forward position—Anthony Brown. The Stanford graduate was selected by L...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 13 hours ago 6,909 reads 2 comments

  18. Lakers News: Latest Rumors on LaMarcus Aldridge, David Lee and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers have yet to make a big splash in the NBA 's free-agency period, as they look to rebuild a franchise that isn't used to being bottom-dwellers...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 16 hours ago 3,711 reads 1 comments

  19. Greg Monroe Leaves Big-Market Teams in the Dust with Milwaukee Bucks Max Deal

    Imagine how different the sales pitches must have been for free-agent center Greg Monroe . The Los Angeles Lakers could have tempted him with their storied past and warm-weather climate...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 16 hours ago 64,938 reads 172 comments

  20. How Every NBA Lottery Pick Can Win 2015-16 Rookie of the Year

    As each 2015 NBA lottery pick settles into his new destination, it's time to map out their ideal rookie campaigns...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 3 days ago 99,759 reads 239 comments

  21. Realistic Expectations for Charlotte Hornets Rookie Frank Kaminsky

    The Charlotte Hornets filled a need in the NBA draft by selecting big man Frank Kaminsky at No. 9 overall. With Al Jefferson having led the league in post-up possessions, per NBA...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 17 hours ago 847 reads 1 comments

  22. Ed Davis to Trail Blazers: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Portland Trail Blazers have signed free-agent power forward Ed Davis to a three-year, $20 million deal. Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reported the news when the two sides were finalizing their agreement...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 18 hours ago 3,697 reads 10 comments

  23. New Coach and Contract, Same Importance for Chicago Bulls' Mike Dunleavy

    Mike Dunleavy Jr. chose to stay with the Chicago Bulls , agreeing to a three-year pact for $14.4 million...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 18 hours ago 1,268 reads 4 comments

  24. Report: West Expected to Sign with Spurs or Wizards

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 11 hours ago 134 reads 0 comments

  25. 2015 NBA Free Agency: Does Monta Ellis Make Pacers a Contender in East?

    The Indiana Pacers and shooting guard Monta Ellis came to an agreement on a four-year, $44 million deal that includes a player option after year three, according to Chris Broussard and Marc Stein of ESPN...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 19 hours ago 22,242 reads 103 comments