1. NBA Draft 2014: The Simple Solution to End Tanking Forever

    Tanking has taken an unprecedented place in the 2013-14 NBA regular season narrative–never has the subject of not trying to win, and essentially trying to lose, been discussed with such vigor among casual fans...

    Tim Grimes Written by Tim Grimes about 8 months ago 2,416 reads 5 comments

  2. NBA Draft: Andrew Wiggins Has Disappointed Us, and We Shouldn't Be Surprised

    The 2013-14 college basketball season, at least from a 2014 NBA draft perspective, was supposed to be a coronation for Andrew Wiggins ...

    Tim Grimes Written by Tim Grimes about 8 months ago 8,302 reads 41 comments

  3. NBA Draft 2014: Delon Wright Is the Best Prospect You've Never Heard Of

    Every college basketball season there are a few solid NBA prospects who mysteriously fly under the NBA draft radar. This year, Utah's Delon Wright is one of those players. Wright is the younger brother of NBA veteran swingman Dorell Wright...

    Tim Grimes Written by Tim Grimes about 8 months ago 6,823 reads 4 comments

  4. NBA Draft 2014: Despite Being the Likely No. 1 Pick, Joel Embiid Is Underrated

    Over the past three months, Kansas center Joel Embiid has gone from being a relatively unknown freshman center to the likely No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA draft. His rapid ascension has been both stunning and well-deserved...

    Tim Grimes Written by Tim Grimes about 8 months ago 3,800 reads 2 comments

  5. NBA Draft 2013: Nerlens Noel and the Rest of the Top 20 Prospects

    I have been analyzing the 2013 NBA draft for the past eight months. In my opinion, the three best prospects in this class have been established since February. Beyond those three, there are a lot of intriguing players available...

    Tim Grimes Written by Tim Grimes about over 1 year ago 2,371 reads 0 comments

  6. NBA Draft 2013: Steven Adams Declares, and Is an Underrated Prospect

    Pittsburgh freshman center Steven Adams declared for the NBA draft on Tuesday, and his decision was met with surprise in some circles . The 6'11", 240-pound big man is only 19 years old, and is still considered very raw on the court...

    Tim Grimes Written by Tim Grimes about over 1 year ago 2,201 reads 5 comments

  7. NBA Draft 2013: How Unique a Prospect Is Victor Oladipo?

    Victor Oladipo is probably the most electrifying player in college basketball. His rapid ascent to near the top of the 2013 NBA Draft board has been both highly unusual , and, at the same time, strangely logical after you see him play...

    Tim Grimes Written by Tim Grimes about over 1 year ago 2,822 reads 1 comments

  8. NBA Draft 2013: Sim Bhullar Is the Big Unknown Lottery Prospect

    It is amazing in this digital day and age when a college prospect with obvious physical skills goes unmentioned in NBA draft speculation...

    Tim Grimes Written by Tim Grimes about over 1 year ago 15,191 reads 8 comments

  9. NBA Draft 2013: Is Trey Burke a Top-10 Pick?

    Michigan's Trey Burke is having a great sophomore year that has made him a leading Player of the Year candidate. Surprisingly, Burke's talents are not expected to translate very well over to the next level...

    Tim Grimes Written by Tim Grimes about over 1 year ago 3,619 reads 12 comments

  10. 2013 NBA Draft: One of the Weakest in History?

    The last few months have seen many NBA scouts badmouth the upcoming 2013 NBA draft for apparently lacking in talent and being bereft of any potential superstars...

    Tim Grimes Written by Tim Grimes about over 1 year ago 8,047 reads 21 comments

  11. Despite ACL Tear, Nerlens Noel Still Might Be Selected First in NBA Draft

    A few weeks ago I said, barring a major surprise, Nerlens Noel would be selected first in the upcoming NBA Draft . But Noel's unfortunate ACL injury is exactly the kind of terrible surprise worthy of making him drop in the draft...

    Tim Grimes Written by Tim Grimes about over 1 year ago 164 reads 6 comments

  12. Should the Celtics Consider Trading Rajon Rondo?

    The Boston Celtics are riding a seven-game win streak following the season-ending injury to Rajon Rondo , and rumors regarding the roster keep swirling as the NBA trade deadline approaches...

    Tim Grimes Written by Tim Grimes about over 1 year ago 1,694 reads 10 comments

  13. NBA Draft 2013: Is Victor Oladipo a Top-5 Pick?

    Before the beginning of the college basketball season, Indiana's Victor Oladipo was considered one of the better defenders in the country, and a possible first-round pick in the 2013 NBA draft ...

    Tim Grimes Written by Tim Grimes about over 1 year ago 10,170 reads 71 comments

  14. NBA Draft 2013: Analyzing the Top Freshmen Prospects

    The 2013 NBA draft is feeling a lot like the 2012 draft. Last year we had Anthony Davis as a clear No. 1 pick; this year the top player clearly seems to be Nerlens Noel ...

    Tim Grimes Written by Tim Grimes about over 1 year ago 1,747 reads 8 comments

  15. 2013 NBA Draft: Nerlens Noel Is Proving He Should Be the Consensus No. 1 Pick

    The 2013 NBA Draft is shaping up to have a lot of questions marks. Several of the top prospects are freshmen and young sophomores, making scouts nervous about many projected lottery picks' long-term potential...

    Tim Grimes Written by Tim Grimes about over 1 year ago 3,402 reads 4 comments

  16. NBA Draft 2013: Why Shabazz Muhammad Seems Unlikely to Fulfill High Expectations

    Going into the season, UCLA freshman Shabazz Muhammad was considered the best wing prospect in the country and a strong candidate to be the No. 1 pick in the 2013 NBA Draft ...

    Tim Grimes Written by Tim Grimes about almost 2 years ago 5,107 reads 6 comments

  17. How to Have a Better Understanding of the 2013 NBA Draft

    It is the time of year when mock drafts start being drawn up and bad NBA teams dream of landing a future superstar in the 2013 NBA Draft ...

    Tim Grimes Written by Tim Grimes about almost 2 years ago 2,046 reads 9 comments

  18. Why Andre Drummond Is the Most Fascinating Rookie in the NBA

    Going into the 2012 NBA Draft , there was considerable uncertainty as to whether there were any potential superstars available besides consensus #1 pick Anthony Davis. A few weeks into the young season, there is far less doubt...

    Tim Grimes Written by Tim Grimes about almost 2 years ago 4,818 reads 14 comments

  19. The NBA's 5 Biggest Draft Busts of the Last 5 Years

    The NBA Draft is a funny thing. Often some of the most highly regarded players end up never having close to the impact that was expected out of them...

    Tim Grimes Written by Tim Grimes about almost 2 years ago 12,230 reads 4 comments

  20. Why OKC Shouldn't Worry About Harden's Deal

    A lot has been written about James Harden and his possible extension with the Oklahoma City Thunder . The question is whether the Thunder can afford to extend him without going too far over the luxury tax threshold...

    Tim Grimes Written by Tim Grimes about almost 2 years ago 1,239 reads 4 comments

  21. Rookie Watch: How to Tell If a Rookie Can Turn into a Major Star?

    NBA rookies are supposed to struggle their first year in the league. The learning curve is steep, and new players are often overwhelmed with both the physical and mental hurdles of an 82-game regular season...

    Tim Grimes Written by Tim Grimes about 2 years ago 878 reads 3 comments

  22. Boston Celtics Prepare to Give Jeff Green an Excessive 4 Year, $40 Million Deal

    The Boston Celtics are reportedly ready to agree with Jeff Green on a 4 year, $40 million deal. Even after all the excessive free-agent contracts agreed to earlier in this week, Green's rumored deal is shocking...

    Tim Grimes Written by Tim Grimes about over 2 years ago 1,226 reads 9 comments

  23. Could Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett, and Steve Nash Gang Up to Form a Super Team?

    It's that time of year. We seem to hear more crazy rumors around draft time and the lead up to free agency than the rest of the year combined. If we want to be outrageous, it might be worth examining an improbable, but attainable, idea...

    Tim Grimes Written by Tim Grimes about over 2 years ago 2,873 reads 2 comments

  24. The Top 30 Prospects in the 2012 NBA Draft

    The NBA draft is always unpredictable, and if anything, this year seems more tumultuous than usual. There are two apparent reasons for this. The first is that the 2012 NBA Draft only has one surefire top prospect...

    Tim Grimes Written by Tim Grimes about over 2 years ago 383 reads 0 comments