1. Early Predictions for Charlotte Hornets' Starting Lineup Next Season

    The offseason started with a few swings and misses by the Charlotte Hornets on the NBA free-agency front, but owner Michael Jordan, general manager Rich Cho and the rest of the ...

    Justin Hussong Written by Justin Hussong about 4 hours ago 150 reads 0 comments

  2. Best Potential Veteran Minimum Free-Agent Options for Miami Heat

    The Miami Heat have already put together their core for the 2014-15 season; however, there is still work for Pat Riley and Co. to do. Unfortunately for them, Miami's financial flexibility is basically non-existent at this juncture...

    Sam Richmond Written by Sam Richmond about 10 hours ago 5,767 reads 3 comments

  3. Pat Riley's Rapid Rebuild of Miami Heat an Instant Success

    Take away a solar system’s central star, and it’s impossible to keep the planets in place. Sooner or later, they’ll all trend toward some other orbit. Losing LeBron James should’ ve had a similar impact on the Miami Heat ...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 14 hours ago 21,914 reads 173 comments

  4. Payne's Challenge: Adjusting to Speed of NBA Game

    NBA Summer League has many uses and one of the biggest is that it allows rookies the opportunities to dip their toes into the professional waters. Atlanta Hawks ' first-round pick Adreian Payne talked about the adjustment from college with NBA...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 18 hours ago 47 reads 0 comments

  5. Why Washington Wizards Are Biggest Threat to Eastern Conference Elites

    After enjoying 44 regular-season wins and their second playoff series win since 1982, the Washington Wizards no longer have a true sleeper status to mask their ascent or cushion a potential fall...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 18 hours ago 5,934 reads 119 comments

  6. Is Dennis Schroder Ready for a Bigger Role?

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 18 hours ago 210 reads 0 comments

  7. Winners and Losers for Hawks in Summer League

    The Atlanta Hawks were ousted in the quarterfinals of the 2014 Las Vegas Summer League tournament, but in the process of their six-game journey, there was plenty to chronicle...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 18 hours ago 444 reads 0 comments

  8. For the Hawks, It's About the Bigger Picture

    The big picture. It's a term that has often been thrown around under the Danny Ferry era by Atlanta Hawks fans...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 18 hours ago 141 reads 0 comments

  9. Report: Heat, Pacers Interested in Chris Singleton

    The Heat and Pacers are among the teams who've shown interest in free agent combo forward Chris Singleton, a source tells Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports (Twitter link)...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 20 hours ago 4,772 reads 1 comments

  10. Early Predictions for Washington Wizards' Starting Lineup This Season

    Last season the Washington Wizards ' success completely relied on the production of the starters. Even without Nene for 19 games, Washington's starters scored the seventh-most points per game (74...

    Jonathan Munshaw Written by Jonathan Munshaw about 21 hours ago 736 reads 1 comments

  11. Projecting the Heat's Lineup

    With the roster being virtually complete with maybe a couple transactions on the horizon, the question now with free agency starting to wane is: How will the Miami Heat lineup look? ...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 21 hours ago 2,476 reads 0 comments

  12. Dwyane Wade Posts Before and After Pics During Offseason Diet

    Dwyane Wade took to Instagram Sunday evening to show off his body. A before and after shot of his progress with the caption "Setting goals for myself... Started this a month ago. To the left is before...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 21 hours ago 8,380 reads 2 comments

  13. Did Miami Heat Do Enough to Retool in Post-LeBron James Era?

    The Miami Heat appeared to be in serious trouble in the immediate aftermath of LeBron James' announcing his decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers in a letter posted July 11 on SI...

    Sam Richmond Written by Sam Richmond about 1 day ago 5,425 reads 46 comments

  14. Glen Rice Jr. Named Summer League MVP

    Wizards guard Glen Rice, Jr., was named MVP of the Vegas Summer League after averaging a league-leading 25 points and 7.8 rebounds...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 1 day ago 94 reads 0 comments

  15. Erik Spoelstra Is Key to Miami Heat Reclaiming Status as Contenders

    Of all the fate-forming keys that will invariably shape the Miami Heat 's post- LeBron James direction, none are more important than Erik Spoelstra himself. Rarely are coaches thrust into the limelight like this...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 day ago 17,496 reads 82 comments

  16. Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh Need Miami Heat to Land Legitimate Point Guard

    There is no replacing LeBron James, the world's best basketball talent, and yet the Miami Heat have done a fantastic job offsetting the gaping holes he created when he left for the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 day ago 47,058 reads 194 comments

  17. New-Look Miami Heat Will Show Us LeBron James' True Value

    We'll see proof of LeBron James ' greatness in the way he changes the prospects of the Cleveland Cavaliers , but we may get an even clearer picture of his worth by looking at what happens to the Miami Heat in his absence...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 day ago 101,057 reads 602 comments

  18. Franchise Opportunity for Miami Heat's Chris Bosh

    People began rallying against Chris Bosh 's future with the Heat only a few weeks into his career in Miami...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 2 days ago 2,580 reads 0 comments

  19. Do Miami Heat Rebuild Around Dwyane Wade or in Spite of Him?

    As a general principle, professional basketball teams shouldn't attempt to rebuild around 32-year-old shooting guards with mounting injury issues, declining skills and production that's long been on the ebb...

    Tom Sunnergren Written by Tom Sunnergren about 2 days ago 39,145 reads 265 comments

  20. Can Michael Jordan Succeed with Lance Stephenson Where Larry Bird Failed?

    When one of the NBA ’s all-time great trash-talkers thinks your antics are beyond the pale, you know you’ ve crossed a line—especially if that all-time great trash-talker happens to be your boss...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 2 days ago 26,826 reads 68 comments

  21. Al Jefferson Is Excited About Lance Stephenson Coming ToCharlotte

    LAS VEGAS — Charlotte had what is considered one of the stronger, more professional locker rooms in the NBA last season. Veteran big man Al Jefferson and his steady demeanor was a big part of that...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 2 days ago 1,373 reads 0 comments

  22. Washington Wizards Gearing Up for Run at Eastern Conference Supremacy

    What's keeping the Washington Wizards from rising near the very top of the Eastern Conference standings in 2014-15? The Cleveland Cavaliers are expected to be quite competitive ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 days ago 25,344 reads 246 comments

  23. Bradley Beal on Paul Pierce, Otto Porter, and Summer in Las Vegas

    During Thursday night's Wizards summer league win over the Heat , Bradley Beal joined the NBA TV broadcast team of Matt Devlin (of local rapper Wale fame) and David Aldridge to talk and answer some questions...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 3 days ago 547 reads 0 comments

  24. Heat Officially Bring Back Birdman

    MIAMI, July 19 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have re-signed forward/center Chris Andersen. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 days ago 39 reads 0 comments

  25. Mario Chalmers: 'I Never Thought Anyone Would Want to Leave Miami for Cleveland'

    While former Miami Heat teammates Mike Miller and James Jones have followed LeBron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers , there's one member of the four-time defending Eastern Conference champions who's pleased to be returning to South Beach...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 days ago 172,558 reads 785 comments