1. Reports: Wolves Interested in Suns' Guard Bledsoe, but It's Complicated

    ESPN.com and a Phoenix television sports anchor each reported Friday that the Timberwolves are prepared to pay restricted free agent Eric Bledsoe the four-year, $63 million maximum contract he has sought without success this summer from the Suns ...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 23 hours ago 786 reads 2 comments

  2. J.J. Hickson Suspension a Blessing in Disguise for the Denver Nuggets

    Not all suspensions are created equally. Whereas Ray Rice is staring down an indefinite one from the NFL (on account of well-documented domestic abuse), The Denver Post 's Christopher Dempsey reports that, "[Denver] Nuggets forward J...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 3 days ago 4,868 reads 6 comments

  3. How to Get Andrew Wiggins' NBA Career Started on a Star Path

    The Minnesota Timberwolves should have their ticket to NBA relevance in tantalizing prospect Andrew Wiggins , but only if the rookie can cash in on his massive potential...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 3 days ago 31,079 reads 95 comments

  4. Breaking Down Oklahoma City Thunder's Small Forward Position for 2014-15 Season

    When it comes to the small forward position, the Oklahoma City Thunder have Kevin Durant and not much else. In fairness, having the reigning Most Valuable Player in his prime is more than enough for any team...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 3 days ago 6,302 reads 12 comments

  5. 5 Coaching Improvements Denver Nuggets' Brian Shaw Must Make During 2nd Season

    The Denver Nuggets were decimated with injuries in head coach Brian Shaw's first season, but he must address some key points in the 2014-15 journey. Shaw was already given a huge task in making changes to a team led by George Karl for nine seasons...

    Nick Juskewycz Written by Nick Juskewycz about 3 days ago 1,781 reads 1 comments

  6. Flip Saunders noncommittal on Andrew Wigginsstarting

    Most NBA coaches will tell you that the starting lineup matters little, and that it's the players on the court to finish the game that matters most...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 3 days ago 694 reads 0 comments

  7. Matthews, Lopez Named to SI.com's Top 100

    Among the various rankings of NBA players out on the interwebs, Sports Illustrated's caused the biggest stir amongst players last fall...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 3 days ago 299 reads 0 comments

  8. Just How Well Can Alec Burks Play?

    Potential, it's a scary word for a lot of fan bases, franchise executives, and even players. When a player has a lot of potential it can only mean two possibilities … the player will reach their potential or they will not...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 4 days ago 263 reads 0 comments

  9. Mehmet Okur on Hand to Help with Jazz Big Men

    Enes Kanter will be an important man this season. For the new Quin Snyder offense to work for the Utah Jazz , the Jazz need Kanter to develop his jumpshot, and more importantly to develop the range on that jumpshot...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 4 days ago 232 reads 0 comments

  10. Newton 'Optimistic' but in 'No Rush' to Extend Rubio

    Timberwolves general manager Milt Newton said he's optimistic the team and point guard Ricky Rubio will negotiate a contract extension but insisted there is no urgency...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 4 days ago 227 reads 0 comments

  11. Report: T-Wolves Contact Suns About Bledsoe

    The Eric Bledsoe saga continues in Phoenix, as the restricted free agent seeks a maximum contract while the Suns prefer a lower dollar figure...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 4 days ago 1,846 reads 1 comments

  12. Wolves Optimistic in Extending Rubio

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota Timberwolves general manager Milt Newton says he is optimistic the team can sign point guard Ricky Rubio to a contract extension before the season begins, but he says the team doesn't feel in a rush to do so...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 4 days ago 77 reads 0 comments

  13. Biggest Hurdles Flip Saunders Faces with Minnesota Timberwolves This Season

    Normally, a general manager's goal is to plan for the future while the head coach focuses on winning now, but things won't be that simple for Flip Saunders and the Minnesota Timberwolves ...

    Joseph Zapata Written by Joseph Zapata about 4 days ago 1,964 reads 0 comments

  14. OKC Thunder: Michael Cage Named New TV Analyst for Thunder Broadcasts

    The Oklahoma City Thunder has hired Michael Cage as its new television analyst, the team announced Wednesday...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 5 days ago 178 reads 0 comments

  15. Scott Brooks Will Tweak His Way to OKC Title or Lose Job Trying

    Back in 2012, ESPN.com's Beckley Mason described Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Scott Brooks as an "emotional leader," writing that he " still has a ways to go as an X's and O's coach...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 5 days ago 4,710 reads 19 comments

  16. Wolves Sign Second Round Pick Glenn Robinson III

    The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has signed 2014 second round draft pick Glenn Robinson III...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 5 days ago 384 reads 0 comments

  17. Is Russell Westbrook the Greater Oklahoma City Thunder Flight Risk?

    With all of the talk about Kevin Durant 's future, is Russell Westbrook the one the Oklahoma City Thunder should really be worried about leaving? Durant has two years remaining on his deal...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 5 days ago 1,602 reads 5 comments

  18. CJ McCollum Talks Offseason Workouts and Starting Fresh

    Trail Blazrs second-year guard CJ McCollum has been working out at the team's practice facility in Tualatin for the better part of the offseason...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 6 days ago 358 reads 0 comments

  19. Can Ricky Rubio Lead the Minnesota Timberwolves?

    The Minnesota Timberwolves are about to find out first hand, just how far Ricky Rubio has come since being drafted by the franchise in 2009.....

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 6 days ago 39 reads 0 comments

  20. Wolves Training Camp: Rotations, and a Log Jam on the Wing

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 6 days ago 23 reads 0 comments

  21. Alec Burks: The Scorer We Need?

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 6 days ago 307 reads 0 comments

  22. Utah Jazz Frontcourt: Three-Headed Monster?

    Between FIBA and summer league play, August pieces written by local and national media alike, and even gushing podcast segments.....

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 6 days ago 502 reads 0 comments

  23. Chris Kaman's Offense to Revitalize Bench, Aid Teammates

    With the addition of Chris Kaman in free agency, the Portland Trail Blazers made an obvious effort to shore up their bench for the upcoming season.....

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 6 days ago 234 reads 0 comments

  24. Greg Oden's Troubles: A Non-Career Retrospective

    Michael Wallace of ESPN.com looks at Greg Oden's slow, sad decline, including scenes from his earliest years as a Trail Blazer.....

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 6 days ago 166 reads 0 comments

  25. Report: Wolves Agree to Guaranteed Deal with Robinson III

    The Minnesota Timberwolves will reportedly sign secound round pick Glenn Robinson III to a guaranteed deal, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 6 days ago 407 reads 2 comments