1. Report: Zach Randolph, Memphis Grizzlies Discussing Long-Term Extension

    The Memphis Grizzlies ' decision-makers haven't agreed on much lately, but the desire to keep Zach Randolph in the fold appears to be an exception to that rule...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 months ago 16,483 reads 36 comments

  2. Serge Ibaka Returns from Injury and Makes Instant Impact for OKC Thunder

    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka sure didn't look like a guy who was supposed to miss the entire Western Conference Finals with a calf injury...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 months ago 24,608 reads 83 comments

  3. Why Kyrie Irving Is Invaluable to Cleveland Cavaliers' Present and Future

    Kyrie Irving 's three-year tenure with the Cleveland Cavaliers has been rocky, but lottery luck has given the organization a new lease on life and loads of hope for the future...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 months ago 26,375 reads 108 comments

  4. Indiana Pacers' Biggest Issue vs. Miami Heat Is Talent, Not Chemistry

    It turns out the Indiana Pacers ' second-half swoon during the regular season—fraught with ill-defined concerns like chemistry, motivation and trust—obscured the real reason Paul George and Co...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 months ago 62,923 reads 409 comments

  5. Report: Los Angeles Lakers Will Interview Lionel Hollins for Head Coach

    If the Los Angeles Lakers hire Lionel Hollins as their next head coach, they won't get a guy with the ties to franchise history they want. But they might get the capable, hard-driving coach they need to take them into the future...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 months ago 28,395 reads 191 comments

  6. Report: Cleveland Cavaliers Don't Want to Give Kyrie Irving Max Contract

    The Cleveland Cavaliers traffic in uncertainty, and the latest report about the organization's hesitance to give Kyrie Irving a max contract extension is really just business as usual...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 months ago 49,644 reads 281 comments

  7. 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 3 months ago 242,187 reads 420 comments

  8. 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 3 months ago 44,967 reads 177 comments

  9. 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 3 months ago 136,204 reads 280 comments

  10. 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 3 months ago 44,437 reads 106 comments

  11. 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 3 months ago 8,800 reads 133 comments

  12. 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 3 months ago 28,989 reads 101 comments

  13. 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 3 months ago 1,664 reads 6 comments

  14. 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 3 months ago 31,581 reads 67 comments

  15. 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 3 months ago 53,862 reads 243 comments

  16. 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 3 months ago 26,629 reads 78 comments

  17. 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 3 months ago 35,318 reads 129 comments

  18. 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 3 months ago 439 reads 0 comments

  19. 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 3 months ago 20,206 reads 84 comments

  20. 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 3 months ago 15,016 reads 114 comments

  21. 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 3 months ago 261,829 reads 215 comments

  22. 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 3 months ago 37,484 reads 173 comments

  23. 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 3 months ago 45,123 reads 105 comments

  24. 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 3 months ago 4,580 reads 10 comments

  25. 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 3 months ago 30,934 reads 225 comments