1. 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 3 months ago 12,769 reads 51 comments

  2. 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 3 months ago 40,658 reads 80 comments

  3. 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 3 months ago 16,832 reads 57 comments

  4. 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 3 months ago 44,081 reads 86 comments

  5. 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 3 months ago 19,291 reads 87 comments

  6. 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 3 months ago 24,806 reads 140 comments

  7. 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 3 months ago 44,664 reads 218 comments

  8. 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 3 months ago 72,751 reads 155 comments

  9. 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 3 months ago 32,963 reads 66 comments

  10. 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 3 months ago 9,171 reads 72 comments

  11. 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 3 months ago 2,896 reads 5 comments

  12. 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...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 months ago 129,848 reads 820 comments

  13. 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 3 months ago 56,262 reads 88 comments

  14. 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 3 months ago 24,218 reads 112 comments

  15. 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 3 months ago 32,868 reads 224 comments

  16. 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...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 months ago 71,475 reads 511 comments

  17. 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 3 months ago 51,333 reads 188 comments

  18. 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 3 months ago 38,438 reads 262 comments

  19. 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 3 months ago 52,603 reads 200 comments

  20. The Case for Alvin Gentry as the Cleveland Cavaliers' Next Head Coach

    The Cleveland Cavaliers are now certain that Mike Brown is not the head coach they want leading the franchise into a new era — and they only needed to fire him twice to figure that out...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 months ago 1,553 reads 2 comments

  21. Paul George, David West Key to Indiana Pacers Forcing Game 7 vs. Miami Heat

    Paul George and David West helped the Indiana Pacers extend their season longer than anybody expected, but they'll have to make an even bigger impact if they hope to push the Miami Heat to the brink in the Eastern Conference Finals...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 months ago 1,534 reads 5 comments

  22. Kevin Durant Thinks Perry Jones III Is the Best Athlete in the Entire NBA

    Maybe Kevin Durant is just trying to pump up teammate Perry Jones III in case the Oklahoma City Thunder need him at some point against the San Antonio Spurs ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 months ago 11,016 reads 25 comments

  23. Report: Joel Embiid Won't Meet with Other NBA Teams Until He Meets with Cavs

    The Cleveland Cavaliers will get first crack at Joel Embiid — and not just in the upcoming 2014 NBA draft. According to Andy Katz of ESPN...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 months ago 24,606 reads 99 comments

  24. Unpredictable Indiana Pacers Throw Another NBA Playoff Curve

    Call the Indiana Pacers ' 93-90 win over the Miami Heat in Game 5 lucky. Call it anomalous. Call it "nothing to worry about" if you're the Heat. Just don't call it out of character...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 months ago 6,729 reads 32 comments

  25. What Is Kyle Lowry Worth as Unrestricted Free Agent?

    There's little doubt the Toronto Raptors want unrestricted free agent Kyle Lowry back. What's harder to determine is how much they should pay to ensure his return...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 months ago 13,966 reads 51 comments