1. NBA Summer League 2014: Evaluating Craig Brackins

    Craig Brackins was another former Iowa State big guy that's struggled to make it in the NBA . He's bounced all over the place — in the NBA, in the D-League, and overseas...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 26 days ago 81 reads 0 comments

  2. Original Trail Blazer Dale Schlueter Passes Away After Battle with Cancer

    PORTLAND, Ore. (July 24, 2014) – A beloved figure among former Portland Trail Blazers players and a member of the original team from the inaugural 1970-71 season has lost his battle with cancer...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 26 days ago 43 reads 0 comments

  3. Blazers '77 Championship Team: Where Are They Now?

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 26 days ago 242 reads 0 comments

  4. NBA Draft Expert's Notebook: How Zach LaVine Can Live Up to Enormous Potential

    Throughout his freshman year at UCLA, you saw the highlight dunks, the step-back jumpers, the explosive drives...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 26 days ago 53,867 reads 119 comments

  5. Andrew Wiggins' Upside Should Make It Easy for Timberwolves to Deal Kevin Love

    For a player who has yet to step on the court in a real game, Andrew Wiggins is getting talked about a lot. Taken first overall by the Cleveland in June's draft, the 19-year-old is already the subject of the hottest trade rumor in basketball...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 27 days ago 369 reads 0 comments

  6. Kevin Love Saga Puts Timberwolves at Yet Another Franchise Crossroads

    It's not very often a team is faced with the most important decision in their history, but that's exactly the case for the Minnesota Timberwolves when it comes to star forward Kevin Love ...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 27 days ago 4,529 reads 17 comments

  7. Kevin Love Not Only Minnesota Timberwolves Player Who Could Be Traded

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Spurned by Dallas after aiding the Mavericks in their 2011 championship run, J.J. Barea came to the Twin Cities hoping to make the most of a new, if not 100-percent welcome, opportunity...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 27 days ago 555 reads 0 comments

  8. Sorry, Flip: The Wolves Cannot Avoid a Rebuild

    With apologies to Flip Saunders, let's talk a little bit about how and why, despite their new/old boss' insistence to the contrary, the Wolves cannot avoid a rebuild.....

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 27 days ago 367 reads 0 comments

  9. Robbie Hummel Fits Style of 'New Look' Wolves

    Robbie Hummel is, once again, officially a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves . The injury-plagued shooting guard has struggled with his health since his collegiate days at the University ...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 27 days ago 589 reads 1 comments

  10. Free Agency 2014: Utah Jazz Roster Almost All Filled Up, What's Missing?

    The Jazz have 12 men on roster for next season. The cap space is still there, and Dennis Lindsey is not quite done yet...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 27 days ago 1,057 reads 0 comments

  11. Time to Rethink Your Utah Jazz

    For two and half decades Utah Jazz fans were spoiled rotten. But the rules of the game have changed, and the game has evolved with it. It's time to update the way we think about the NBA game and the Utah Jazz along with it...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 27 days ago 890 reads 0 comments

  12. Celebrating the Mailman's 51st Birthday

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY KARL MALONE ! Karl Malone is the best. 2nd most point of all-time. We know that. A billion awards, like Gold Medals, MVPS, All- NBA teams, All-Star teams. That's common knowledge...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 27 days ago 330 reads 0 comments

  13. Is Kevin Love Trade Market About to Speed Up or Dry Up?

    Kevin Love is still a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves , despite the inordinate amount of time he's spent as a central figure in trade rumors throughout the 2014 offseason...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 27 days ago 23,768 reads 182 comments

  14. Jusuf Nurkic Wins MVP in U20 European Tournament

    If you were a little leery about the Nuggets top draft pick, center Jusuf Nurkic, the 10 days from July 10-20 had to put a smile on your face and ease your mind about his potential...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 27 days ago 118 reads 0 comments

  15. Nuggets to Sign Jusuf Nurkic

    The Nuggets have signed 16th overall pick Jusuf Nurkic, reports Mark Deeks of ShamSports (via Twitter). Nurkic will likely be making more than $1.7MM this season, as our table of salaries for 2014 first-round picks shows...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 27 days ago 72 reads 0 comments

  16. Nuggets Reportedly Still Involved in Trade Talks for Kevin Love

    The Cavaliers are reportedly on the verge of signing No. 1 overall draft pick, Andrew Wiggins, but their trade talks with the Timberwolves about all-star forward Kevin Love remain in play...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 27 days ago 661 reads 0 comments

  17. Grantland: OKC's Gamble on Late 1st-Rd Picks

    It was easy to feel outraged for Josh Huestis, the 29th pick in the most recent NBA draft, when news broke that the Thunder had convinced him to play for their D-League team next season instead of signing his rookie contract...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 27 days ago 793 reads 0 comments

  18. Early Predictions for Denver Nuggets' Starting Lineup Next Season

    Denver Nuggets head coach Brian Shaw has a lot of work to do in figuring out his starting lineup for the 2014-15 season. With all the injuries last season, 15 different players started at one point...

    Nick Juskewycz Written by Nick Juskewycz about 27 days ago 5,109 reads 20 comments

  19. Early Predictions for OKC Thunder's Starting Lineup Next Season

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have leaned on the same starting lineup for what seems like an eternity, but there is suddenly change in the air...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 27 days ago 20,106 reads 115 comments

  20. Report: Nuggets to Sign PG Erick Green

    Point guard Erick Green fought through an exhaustive schedule in the last year to prove he belongs on an NBA roster — the Nuggets ' roster — and now he's played his way in...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 27 days ago 272 reads 0 comments

  21. Who Are Odd Men out for Nuggets?

    With draftees Jusuf Nurkic and Gary Harris joining an already crowded Denver Nuggets roster, head coach Brian Shaw is going to have a tough time allocating minutes to all his players next season...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 27 days ago 229 reads 0 comments

  22. Report: Thunder, Huestis Cut D-League Deal Before Draft

    The Thunder and representatives for Josh Huestis made an arrangement prior to the draft in which Huestis agreed to sign with Oklahoma City's D-League affiliate for this season in exchange ...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 28 days ago 923 reads 0 comments

  23. On Josh Huestis and the D-League Dilemma

    As NBA fans, we've grown accustomed over the years to the idea of a 'draft-and-stash' player overseas, the Warriors most recently experienced this with Ognjen Kuzmic, who continued ...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 28 days ago 194 reads 0 comments

  24. Why Denver Nuggets Should Gamble on Kevin Love Trade

    Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowki reports the Denver Nuggets are in legitimate contention to land Kevin Love . Now, it's easy to dismiss such notions as so much sources-say cynicism...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 28 days ago 6,159 reads 31 comments

  25. Player Review: Early-Season Injury Sidetracks C.J. McCollum's Season

    The Blazer's Edge Videocast's latest Player Review covers Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum Discussion points include how an early-season injury sidetracked his rookie year, ...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 28 days ago 584 reads 0 comments