1. Miami Heat Players, Mario Chalmers React to Chalmers' Atrocious Game 3

    Miami Heat point guard Mario Chalmers has had better nights. It's just getting hard to remember what those felt like...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 24,305 reads 95 comments

  2. Kawhi Leonard Answers Call for Breakout Performance in Spurs' Game 3 Win

    After giving up home-court advantage in Game 2 of the NBA Finals, the San Antonio Spurs needed somebody to help them get it back. Kawhi Leonard was that somebody...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 102,340 reads 430 comments

  3. Jeremy Lin Reflects on Linsanity, Leaving NY, Possible Future Return to Knicks

    Jeremy Lin sat down with host Marc Lamont Hill for a wide-ranging interview on HuffPost Live Tuesday, and the Houston Rockets point guard candidly discussed everything from ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 22,139 reads 175 comments

  4. Is LA Lakers' Lengthy Coaching Search Good Patience or a Recipe for Trouble?

    The Los Angeles Lakers are taking their sweet time hiring a head coach, and the delay is raising some serious questions among fans who hoped a foundational piece of the organization's future would already be in place by now...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 5,928 reads 57 comments

  5. Chris Bosh: 'I Never Cared About Being a Superstar'

    Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh has two championship rings, nine All-Star appearances and perhaps most importantly a whole lot of perspective...

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  6. Did Miami Heat's Game 2 Win Do Irreversible Damage to San Antonio Spurs?

    The San Antonio Spurs have lost 90 playoff games since Tim Duncan joined the club in the 1997-98 season, so it might seem like their 98-96 defeat at the hands of the Miami Heat ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 74,387 reads 424 comments

  7. Is Derek Fisher Really Worth $5 Million a Year as Knicks Head Coach?

    The New York Knicks are going to pay Derek Fisher a whole lot of money to do something he's never done before, and that decision has come with controversy...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 12,509 reads 51 comments

  8. To-Do List for Derek Fisher as NY Knicks' Next Head Coach

    Nine days after his first career ended, word came that Derek Fisher was about to start his second—as head coach of the New York Knicks ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 40,588 reads 80 comments

  9. Is Eric Bledsoe Trade Bait or a Franchise Building Block for Phoenix Suns?

    Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe is going to be a big part of the news during the upcoming NBA offseason. The only question is whether he'll grab headlines as a max-salary signing or as part of a blockbuster trade...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 16,748 reads 57 comments

  10. How Phoenix Suns Could Catapult to Front of Kevin Love Trade Sweepstakes

    The Phoenix Suns love them some Kevin Love , and given the right package of assets, they could really put a charge into an already ahead-of-schedule rebuilding process by dealing for the disgruntled Minnesota Timberwolves star...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 43,901 reads 86 comments

  11. Chandler Parsons Wants to Remain with Rockets, Says 'I Love Houston'

    Being surrounded by adoring fans and getting treated like a rock star suits Chandler Parsons just fine, which is probably why he'd like to stick with the Houston Rockets ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 19,214 reads 87 comments

  12. Ricky Rubio Will Try to Convince Kevin Love to Stay with Minnesota Timberwolves

    Ricky Rubio may be young, but he clearly has an advanced understanding of what Kevin Love's potential departure could do to the Minnesota Timberwolves ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 24,690 reads 140 comments

  13. Report: Cleveland Cavaliers Will Offer Kyrie Irving a Max Contract

    After an unsteady and ultimately disappointing 2013-14 season, the Cleveland Cavaliers will look to add a measure of stability to their future by maxing out Kyrie Irving at their earliest opportunity...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 44,562 reads 218 comments

  14. Ranking the 15 Greatest Series in NBA Finals History

    The Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs are all set to square off in an NBA Finals matchup that, somehow, already feels historically significant. We're dealing with two teams here, but there's also a sense that two eras are about to go to war...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 72,176 reads 155 comments

  15. Why New NBA Finals Format Needed to Happen

    The NBA Finals will return to a 2-2-1-1-1 format for the first time in three decades this season, and frankly, it's about time. The official announcement came back in October, per The Associated Press (via NBA...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 32,897 reads 66 comments

  16. Are Miami Heat Clear Favorites or Complete Wild Card in 2014 NBA Finals?

    The Miami Heat are either an unstoppable juggernaut or a puffed-up pushover that the San Antonio Spurs will have no trouble dispatching handily in an NBA Finals rematch. That's range that would make Ray Allen proud...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 9,106 reads 72 comments

  17. What Makes Derek Fisher Such an Appealing Candidate for Head Coach?

    Derek Fisher has lived every second of his basketball life as if it were an audition. He's always been perfectly composed, put-together and polished...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 2,859 reads 5 comments

  18. NBA Finals 2014: Position-by-Position Matchup Preview

    Get ready for Game 8 of the NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs . No, the league hasn't altered the format of the championship round...

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  19. Report: Phil Jackson, Derek Fisher to Meet About NY Knicks Coaching Vacancy

    Phil Jackson had to wait a few days and pay a few bucks, but he's finally getting his chance to sit down with Derek Fisher to discuss the New York Knicks ' head coaching vacancy...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 56,197 reads 88 comments

  20. San Antonio Spurs Big 3 Could Become Greatest Trio Ever with NBA Finals Win

    Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili are all out of awards to chase, but perhaps the unofficial distinction of the best Big Three ever will add a little motivation to their upcoming NBA Finals matchup against the Miami Heat ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 23,864 reads 112 comments

  21. Is Paul George the Leader Indiana Pacers Need?

    Paul George took a step forward in his fourth NBA season, but it might not have been big enough to prove to critics that he's the right guy to take the Indiana Pacers to the next level...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 32,758 reads 209 comments

  22. What's at Stake for Heat, Spurs Stars and Coaches in 2014 NBA Finals?

    If you ask LeBron James, Tim Duncan or even Gregg Popovich what hangs in the balance when the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat meet in a hotly anticipated NBA Finals rematch, you probably won't hear a lot of talk about "history" or "legacy...

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  23. Report: Lance Stephenson's Free-Agent Market 'Already Drying Up'

    At the midpoint of the 2013-14 NBA season, Indiana Pacers shooting guard Lance Stephenson was playing terrific ball for the league's most dominant team and appeared headed for a hefty payoff as an unrestricted free agent this summer...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 51,273 reads 188 comments

  24. Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook Endorse Scott Brooks as OKC Thunder Coach

    Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Scott Brooks is sure to catch some heat this offseason, but at least he's got Kevin Durant 's support to lower the temperature a bit...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 38,232 reads 262 comments

  25. A Brief History of LeBron James in the NBA Finals

    Having dispatched the Indiana Pacers in six games, LeBron James punched a ticket to his fifth NBA Finals, and this one is going to count for more than any that have come before it...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 52,012 reads 200 comments