1. Everything You Need to Know About NBA-Bound Brazilian Marcelo Huertas

    After a sterling career overseas, Brazilian combo guard Marcelo Huertas is ready to give the NBA a try...

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  2. Complete 2015 All-NBA First Team and Second Team Predictions

    Stephen Curry and Anthony Davis just spent the first round of the NBA playoffs trying to knock each other out, but they're about to wind up on the same team, which can mean only one thing...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 16 hours ago 40,180 reads 254 comments

  3. First-Round Sweep Puts Toronto Raptors' Future in Limbo and Sunday NBA Takeaways

    The Toronto Raptors had no answer for the Washington Wizards. Now, the freshly swept Raps will face an offseason of top-to-bottom organizational questions...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 19 hours ago 98,621 reads 306 comments

  4. How a Generation of Aussie Ballers Established Themselves in the NBA

    San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills does not spend time idly. He does things with a purpose, and when no purpose readily presents itself, he gets a little antsy...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 day ago 46,748 reads 91 comments

  5. 5 NBA Restricted Free Agents Likely to Change Teams During 2015 Offseason

    Restricted free agency is the NBA 's greatest oxymoron. Players hit the market with what may seem like all the liberty in the world, but both they and the team they most recently played for know that freedom is really just an illusion...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 days ago 86,256 reads 254 comments

  6. How Far Can San Antonio Spurs Go Without a Healthy Tony Parker?

    The San Antonio Spurs notched a huge Game 2 win over the Los Angeles Clippers without getting anything from Tony Parker , and the most surprising thing about that result may be that it shouldn't have been surprising at all...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 4 days ago 12,051 reads 51 comments

  7. Wednesday NBA Roundup: Tim Duncan's Historic Night Propels Spurs to Crucial Win

    Tim Duncan and the San Antonio Spurs took down the Los Angeles Clippers in a 111-107 overtime win Wednesday that provided what might have been the perfect example of how both star ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 5 days ago 104,679 reads 275 comments

  8. Anthony Davis' Playoff Arrival Highlights Pelicans' Flawed Construction Plan

    Anthony Davis' postseason excellence indicates the New Orleans Pelicans had the right idea when they opted to build a win-now roster around the transcendent superstar. They just picked the wrong guys to do it...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 5 days ago 16,596 reads 62 comments

  9. Predicting 6 Players Who Will Exceed Expectations in the 2015 NBA Playoffs

    The NBA playoffs will play out on terms decided by superstars like Stephen Curry , LeBron James and Chris Paul ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 6 days ago 16,573 reads 49 comments

  10. Does LaMarcus Aldridge's Future Ride on Portland Trail Blazers' Playoff Run?

    Falling apart physically and looking woefully overmatched in their first-round series against the Memphis Grizzlies , the Portland Trail Blazers may soon face the disappointment of a quick postseason exit...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 6 days ago 7,859 reads 38 comments

  11. Draymond Green Using Playoffs to Shed Underrated Label for Good

    Draymond Green made four shots in the Golden State Warriors ' 97-87 Game 2 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday. Four. And he absolutely dominated the contest...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 7 days ago 67,985 reads 383 comments

  12. Hawks Carry Regular-Season Success into Playoffs and Sunday NBA Takeaways

    In a Game 1 win over the Brooklyn Nets that bore all the marks of their sterling regular season, the Atlanta Hawks proved they are who they were before the playoffs began: unselfish, intelligent and, ultimately, successful...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 8 days ago 18,233 reads 104 comments

  13. Golden State Warriors Sending Clear Message to Entire NBA Playoff Field

    Don't let the single-digit margin of victory or Anthony Davis' fourth-quarter explosion in Game 1 fool you...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 8 days ago 47,652 reads 95 comments

  14. Imagining an Injury-Free NBA Playoff Bracket

    Somewhere, there's an alternate NBA universe in which the 2014-15 regular season played out without pain. Injuries didn't crop up to hobble contenders, dash playoff dreams or, more positively, allow unsung heroes to rise in relief...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 11 days ago 3,325 reads 29 comments

  15. 6 Newcomers to the 2015 NBA Playoff Field That Everyone Should Be Watching

    The NBA playoffs aren't often a showcase for first-timers, but a handful of talents embarking on their maiden postseason voyages this year could provide just as much excitement as the more seasoned regulars...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 11 days ago 12,166 reads 33 comments

  16. How to Pick Your Adopted 2015 NBA Playoff Team

    Even in an era when fans are forgiving of loss-fueled long-term rebuilding plans, it still stings a little when your favorite NBA squad officially falls short of the postseason...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 12 days ago 65,966 reads 236 comments

  17. Russell Westbrook's Heroics Not Enough to Save OKC's Season

    Yet again, Russell Westbrook was heroic. And yet again, his heroism wasn't enough to save the Oklahoma City Thunder ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 12 days ago 14,616 reads 66 comments

  18. NBA Regular-Season Stats 2014-15: Tracking Scoring Leaders and More

    The 2014-15 NBA season is over and each team's achievements—playoff spots being chief among them—are already decided. So too are the individual honors. Here, we've kept tabs on key statistical races as the campaign came to an end...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 14 days ago 32,708 reads 95 comments

  19. Hater's Guide to the 2014-15 NBA MVP Race: Why Your Favorite Candidate Won't Win

    We don't know who it'll be yet, but one of six viable candidates is going to wrestle the 2014-15 NBA MVP award away from a crowded field of contenders...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 15 days ago 100,887 reads 380 comments

  20. Russell Westbrook's Ferocity Carries, Buries Thunder and Sunday NBA Takeaways

    In the end, the same unbridled intensity that Russell Westbrook used to drag the injury-riddled Oklahoma City Thunder to the brink of the postseason may very well have ended their playoff hopes...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 15 days ago 65,055 reads 396 comments

  21. 10 Unsung Heroes Who Will Shape the 2015 NBA Playoffs

    We all know LeBron James, Stephen Curry and Kawhi Leonard are the keys to the NBA 's true title contenders, but a handful of less-celebrated talents will also have major impacts on the 2015 playoffs...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 18 days ago 67,292 reads 163 comments

  22. Kawhi Leonard Has Finally, Officially Joined the NBA's Superstar Ranks

    Kawhi Leonard 's ascent to superstardom happened quietly. Of course it did. Perhaps sensing the need to explain how one of the league's most notoriously taciturn talents ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 18 days ago 24,570 reads 140 comments

  23. Feel-Good Warriors Now Under Enormous Pressure to Win NBA Title

    At the close of a regular season in which the Golden State Warriors have made basketball mastery look like a whole lot of fun, the real work of delivering on their NBA championship promise begins...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 19 days ago 7,948 reads 40 comments

  24. Draymond Green Rips Los Angeles Clippers: 'They Ain't Proved Nothing'

    Lest there be any concern the typically red-hot rivalry between the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers might be cooling ahead of the postseason, Draymond Green made sure to stoke the fires...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 19 days ago 16,500 reads 31 comments

  25. What Chicago Bulls Need from Derrick Rose for a Deep Playoff Run

    In order to make postseason noise, the Chicago Bulls need more than just Derrick Rose . They need the version of him that hasn't existed for nearly three years, and that's a problem...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 20 days ago 21,086 reads 114 comments