1. Lance Stephenson's Departure Will Turn Up Pressure on Indiana Pacers

    Lance Stephenson is the newest member of the Charlotte Hornets , and the Indiana Pacers have been forced to spend their summer trying to fill the hole he left in their backcourt...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 12 hours ago 10,052 reads 24 comments

  2. Realistic Ceiling and Basement Projections for Miami Heat This Season

    This was not the way the Miami Heat offseason was supposed to play out. Each of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh were expected to sacrifice for the greater good this ...

    Tom Sunnergren Written by Tom Sunnergren about 12 hours ago 11,128 reads 121 comments

  3. 8 NBA Rookie-Player Pairings We Can't Wait to See During 2014-15 Season

    The supremely talented 2014-15 NBA rookie class is exciting enough on its own. But the thought of top prospects joining forces with some of the league's top superstars and rising players evokes a whole new level of exhilaration...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 14 hours ago 39,534 reads 136 comments

  4. Can Jordan Hill Handle Wear and Tear of Being a Starting Center?

    Coming off a career season, Jordan Hill was given a hefty raise by the Los Angeles Lakers with a new two-year deal worth $18 million. While Hill’s stats of 9.7 points and 7...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 14 hours ago 8,911 reads 70 comments

  5. How Marcus Smart Can Reinforce, Not Replace Rajon Rondo with Boston Celtics

    It’s a bit unusual for a flawed team to use its lottery pick on the same position already occupied by their franchise player while in his prime...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 14 hours ago 4,879 reads 39 comments

  6. Do Cleveland Cavaliers Still Need More Outside Shooting?

    Three-point shooting seems to be all the rage in the NBA these days. It's not only the quickest way to mount a dramatic comeback, but also serves as a valuable momentum builder (or killer) when used effectively...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 14 hours ago 6,411 reads 45 comments

  7. Early Predictions for Detroit Pistons' Starting Lineup Next Season

    More than almost any team in the NBA , the Detroit Pistons have some serious uncertainty surrounding their starting lineup...

    Jakub Rudnik Written by Jakub Rudnik about 15 hours ago 5,460 reads 51 comments

  8. New York Knicks Trading Iman Shumpert Would Be a Massive Mistake

    Although the New York Knicks don't have any more cap space with which to sign additional reinforcements, there is still no constructive reason to trade Iman Shumpert now. It's no surprise to see Shump on the block...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 15 hours ago 13,146 reads 55 comments

  9. Early Predictions for Toronto Raptors' Starting Lineup Next Season

    With many of the upper-echelon teams in the Eastern Conference set to field new starting lineups for the 2014-15 regular season, the Toronto Raptors will buck the trend as they bring back their core five guys in their regular starter roles...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 16 hours ago 6,246 reads 19 comments

  10. Early Win-Loss Predictions for Los Angeles Lakers Next Season

    The rebuild rolls on as the Los Angeles Lakers struck out in free agency this summer. Saying they struck out may be a bit harsh, as they did scrape some decent value out of the bargain bin—let's call it a bloop single...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 17 hours ago 10,987 reads 83 comments

  11. Early Predictions for Dallas Mavericks' Starting Lineup Next Season

    The Dallas Mavericks faced an interesting dilemma this offseason. As touched on by Bryan Gutierrez of ESPN Dallas, the Mavs' brass was big on continuity this summer...

    Conor Volpe Written by Conor Volpe about 19 hours ago 8,474 reads 21 comments

  12. NBA Rumors: Latest Rumblings Surrounding Kevin Love and More

    Remember the good old days on the NBA rumor mill when LeBron James was still deciding between the Miami Heat and the Cleveland Cavaliers , Carmelo Anthony was pretending money ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 19 hours ago 9,055 reads 0 comments

  13. Report: Kings Sign Moreland to 3-Year Deal

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 20 hours ago 364 reads 0 comments

  14. Report: Pop Underwent Hip-Replacement Surgery

    The San Antonio Spurs are getting old. We've heard that sentiment for years, but it's difficult to find proof...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 22 hours ago 732 reads 0 comments

  15. Wall: KD Joining Wizards Is 'Not a Bad' Idea

    LAS VEGAS – When John Wall heard about LeBron James' recent decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers , he started imagining the wondrous possibilities...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 22 hours ago 343 reads 2 comments

  16. Chicago Bulls' Pressure to Win Is Squarely on Tom Thibodeau Now

    No one can say coach Tom Thibodeau doesn ’t have the pieces he needs anymore. Derrick Rose is back...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 22 hours ago 5,283 reads 38 comments

  17. Jenkins: Scott Hire Is Big Risk, Big Reward

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Byron Scott posed on the court at Lakers headquarters Tuesday flanked by Showtime groomsmen Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 23 hours ago 1,547 reads 1 comments

  18. Rose: 'I Feel Like a Basketball Player Again'

    LAS VEGAS — You can't play just 10 NBA games in 27 months without experiencing some setbacks in a comeback...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 24 hours ago 1,525 reads 3 comments

  19. Mo: Angry Blazers Fans 'Don't Have a Clue'

    Former Portland Trail Blazers guard Mo Williams pushes back against fans who are upset that he agreed to sign with the Minnesota Timberwolves ...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 24 hours ago 419 reads 0 comments

  20. Lillard, Parsons Re-Live Epic Playoff Shot

    LAS VEGAS — He had just been hounded by a trio of reporters, who peppered him with questions about a painful moment he'd rather not rehash...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 day ago 228 reads 0 comments

  21. Cavs Have to Go Through Bulls First

    If you haven't heard, LeBron James has gone home to Northeast Ohio. Good for his legacy. Great for the Cavaliers . Fantastic material for a future autobiographical best-seller...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 day ago 1,765 reads 2 comments

  22. Derrick Rose Entering Next Season as the Biggest Mystery in the NBA

    Edgar Allan Poe. Agatha Christie. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Dashiell Hammett. Ian Fleming. Stieg Larsson. Derrick Rose ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 day ago 26,471 reads 208 comments

  23. McDermott: 'I Just Ignore' Trade Rumors

    LAS VEGAS – Bulls rookie Doug McDermott admitted on Tuesday that he was close to settling on a place in Chicago...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 day ago 977 reads 0 comments

  24. Are Houston Rockets Still a Top-4 Western Conference Team?

    Who are the Houston Rockets ? As they continue to work through an NBA offseason that was once dressed in promise and optimism and grand ambitions but is now steeped in disappointment, it's a fair question...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 day ago 12,216 reads 222 comments

  25. How Will Kevin Love Trade Stack Up Against Recent Blockbuster Moves?

    The consensus is that Kevin Love will be leaving the Minnesota Timberwolves at some point this offseason as part of a blockbuster trade. Unfortunately, that's where certainty on the topic stops...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 day ago 4,476 reads 23 comments