1. Byron Scott: If I Coach LA Lakers, Kobe Bryant Will 'Have to Change His Game'

    If Byron Scott is as interested in becoming the next head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers as he says he is, he's got a funny way of showing it...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 241,383 reads 420 comments

  2. Best Potential Trade Packages and Landing Spots for David Lee

    If you read tea leaves, the proverbial writing on the wall or newspapers, you're aware of the momentum building behind a potential blockbuster trade featuring Golden State Warriors forward David Lee ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 44,937 reads 177 comments

  3. Ageless Ray Allen Adapts to Stay Clutch

    Ray Allen is going to hit another massive, series-altering shot before the Miami Heat conclude their current playoff run, and when he does, be sure to drink it in. Because we can't be sure how many more of those clutch buckets there'll be...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 136,059 reads 280 comments

  4. Anthony Bennett Is 5th No. 1 Pick in 26 Years to Miss NBA All-Rookie Team

    The good news is that Cleveland Cavaliers rookie Anthony Bennett just joined some historical NBA company. The bad news is that he'd probably prefer not to have joined said company...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 44,342 reads 106 comments

  5. Is There Any Hope Left for the Oklahoma City Thunder?

    Now might not be the best time to try to put a positive spin on whatever it is that's happening to the Oklahoma City Thunder ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 8,749 reads 142 comments

  6. Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili, Tim Duncan Set New NBA Record for Big 3 Playoff Wins

    The Miami Heat 's trio of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh popularized the "Big Three" label, but the San Antonio Spurs ' trifecta of Tim Duncan , Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili just perfected it...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 28,824 reads 101 comments

  7. Miami Heat Exposing Indiana Pacers' Lack of True Star Power

    The closing run by LeBron James and Dwyane Wade in Game 2 against the Indiana Pacers drew attention to the Miami Heat 's much-discussed "extra gear," but it also highlighted the Pacers' problematic makeup...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 1,637 reads 6 comments

  8. Nick Collison Completes 0.1-Second Inbounds Play to Beat Shot Clock in Game 2

    There are two explanations for Nick Collison 's incredible tip-in during the second quarter of Game 2 between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the San Antonio Spurs ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 31,518 reads 67 comments

  9. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade Save Heroics for 4th Quarter in Game 2

    For a while there, it looked like an ordinary effort from LeBron James and Dwyane Wade wouldn't be enough to give the Miami Heat a desperately needed win in Game 2 against the Indiana Pacers Tuesday night...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 53,806 reads 243 comments

  10. How 2014 NBA Draft Lottery Reshapes the Kevin Love Trade Sweepstakes

    The NBA draft lottery is designed to help the league's downtrodden franchises improve, but it might have given a couple of powerhouse clubs a better shot to land Minnesota Timberwolves star Kevin Love in a trade...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 27,462 reads 78 comments

  11. Will Kevin Love Suffer Same Fate as Dwight Howard in Messy Trade Saga?

    Like Dwight Howard before him, Kevin Love will eventually get what he wants: an escape route from the first NBA team ever to hand him a uniform...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 35,190 reads 129 comments

  12. Mark Cuban Named 'Honorary Starter' for 2014 Indianapolis 500

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has always been the loudest guy in the room, but it'll be hard to hear him over the roar of engines when he waves the green flag at the Indianapolis 500 this coming weekend...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 388 reads 0 comments

  13. Kawhi Leonard Blindsides OKC Thunder with Monster Game 1 for Spurs

    When San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich told TNT's David Aldridge before the fourth quarter of the Spurs' 122-105 Game 1 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder that he wanted more pace offensively, it seemed weird for a couple of reasons...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 20,160 reads 84 comments

  14. Miami Heat Playing with Fire vs. Unpredictable Indiana Pacers

    Under normal circumstances, the Miami Heat wouldn't need to be concerned about the Indiana Pacers ' out-of-nowhere offensive explosion in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 14,976 reads 114 comments

  15. Report: Mark Cuban Hired Former FBI Agent to Investigate NBA After 2006 Finals

    UPDATE on Tuesday, May 20 at 4:40 p.m. ET by Adam Fromal You just have to love conflicting stories...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 261,685 reads 216 comments

  16. Why Golden State Warriors Should Go All-in on Kevin Love Trade

    There are plenty of complicated subjects in the NBA , but making a case for the Golden State Warriors to relentlessly pursue a trade for Kevin Love is not one of them...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 37,425 reads 173 comments

  17. Report: Jimmy Butler Was Unhappy with Tom Thibodeau Before Season Ended

    Jimmy Butler was less than pleased about how Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau used him in the recent first-round playoff series loss to the Washington Wizards , and apparently, Butler let his coach know how he felt...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 45,023 reads 105 comments

  18. Report: Sam Mitchell a 'Serious Candidate' for Minnesota Timberwolves Coach

    Sam Mitchell has popped up as a candidate to be the Minnesota Timberwolves ' next head coach. But if he does wind up with the job, there's no telling what the roster he inherits might look like...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 4,535 reads 10 comments

  19. Report: Chicago Bulls, Golden State Warriors Appeal to Kevin Love in Trade

    Does the idea of Stephen Curry and Kevin Love destroying opponents with the deadliest pick-and-pop combination in history interest you? How about Love giving Derrick Rose , ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 30,896 reads 225 comments

  20. Report: Lakers, Warriors, Bulls, Celtics and Suns Eyeing Kevin Love Trade

    Eventually, we’ll hear every team in the NBA mentioned as a potential trade destination for Kevin Love ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 112,375 reads 531 comments

  21. Biggest Needs for Washington Wizards During 2014 Offseason

    The Washington Wizards were in the wrong place at the wrong time, matched up against a previously dominant Indiana Pacers team that had finally rediscovered its stride...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 14,308 reads 60 comments

  22. Nick Young Says God Nicknamed Him 'Swaggy P'

    You wouldn't normally turn to Nick Young for answers to the universe's biggest questions. Nonetheless, it seems Swaggy P is prepared to not only validate the existence of ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 16,070 reads 66 comments

  23. Unraveling the Mystery of San Antonio Spurs Swingman Kawhi Leonard

    In the wake of Kawhi Leonard taking control of a series-clinching victory for the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference semifinals, it's time, yet again, to try to make sense of the NBA 's quietest, most inscrutable star...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 32,553 reads 72 comments

  24. James Dolan Influenced Steve Kerr Spurning Knicks for Warriors

    Steve Kerr turned down the New York Knicks head coaching gig for a number of surprising reasons, but we should have seen one of the biggest ones coming a mile away: Mr. James L...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 16,461 reads 48 comments

  25. Will Paul Pierce Spurn Brooklyn Nets in Free Agency This Offseason?

    Paul Pierce has some good basketball left to give, but there's a good chance the Brooklyn Nets won't be the beneficiaries. An unrestricted free agent after completing the final season of his four-year, $61 million deal, Pierce has options now...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 2,497 reads 2 comments