1. Chris Paul's LA Clippers Legacy Will Forever Be Tied to Doc Rivers

    Chris Paul , the league’s craftiest point guard, has maneuvered himself right to the cup. The elite superstar will continue to play the prime of his career with the Los Angeles ...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about 1 year ago 35,640 reads 130 comments

  2. Winners and Losers of Nets-Celtics Trade for Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce

    The Brooklyn Nets became a legit contender during the NBA draft Thursday night when it was announced a blockbuster deal would package Kevin Garnett , Paul Pierce and Jason Terry to Jason Kidd's club...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about 1 year ago 181,525 reads 436 comments

  3. Best-Case, Worst-Case Scenarios for Anthony Bennett in Cleveland

    The public and the media reacted with shock when the Cleveland Cavaliers drafted Anthony Bennett with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft on Thursday, as if there were a consensus top pick...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about 1 year ago 82,766 reads 137 comments

  4. 2013 NBA Free-Agent Decisions That Will Define Next Season

    Nearly every team faces difficult free-agency decisions in a given offseason, but this summer presents plenty of intriguing choices for a multitude of franchises...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about 1 year ago 21,960 reads 12 comments

  5. 7 NBA Teams That Must Strike It Rich During 2013 NBA Free Agency

    Our culture glorifies immediacy, and nothing spells quick turnaround more than free agency. There are a number of teams with cap space heading into the summer and an even more select number that will rely on striking it rich with a top-tier talent...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about 1 year ago 42,337 reads 60 comments

  6. Where 2013 Miami Heat Rank Among NBA's Best Teams of the Last 2 Decades

    The Miami Heat did everything they could this season. They won their second consecutive title, they finished with the best record of the regular season and they also won 27 straight games...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about 1 year ago 30,305 reads 172 comments

  7. Los Angeles Clippers Should Not Give Chris Paul Too Much Control

    Superstar point guard Chris Paul has spent a year-and-half with the Los Angeles Clippers franchise, enough time to lead the team to back-to-back postseasons and its first Pacific Division title...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about 1 year ago 18,244 reads 48 comments

  8. How an Agent Prepares a Prospect for the NBA Draft

    Let's get one thing straight: It’s not all court-side seats, Rolex watches and Jerry Maguire hugs for every NBA agent...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about 1 year ago 9,914 reads 2 comments

  9. Blueprint for Doc Rivers to Turn LA Clippers into NBA Title Contender

    The new era of the Los Angeles Clippers that began with Chris Paul and Blake Griffin has taken another step forward through the addition of elite coach Doc Rivers, per Jackie MacMullan of ESPN Boston ...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about 1 year ago 32,885 reads 104 comments

  10. Why Celtics Fans Shouldn't Be Irate At Doc Rivers

    Doc Rivers isn ’t the villain in what has been a sloppy exchange between the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Clippers ...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about 1 year ago 67,622 reads 232 comments

  11. Winners and Losers of Doc Rivers to Los Angeles Clippers Deal

    The on-again, off-again deal that will move Doc Rivers from the rebuilding Boston Celtics to the contending Los Angeles Clippers has finally been completed , as reported by ESPN...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about 1 year ago 194,248 reads 237 comments

  12. Does NBA Finals Loss Harm Tim Duncan's Legacy?

    It was painful to watch Tim Duncan sit at the postgame podium following the San Antonio Spurs ’ Game 7 loss to the Miami Heat ...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about 1 year ago 50,900 reads 183 comments

  13. Can Kawhi Leonard Carry Star Torch into San Antonio Spurs' Future?

    The San Antonio Spurs will keep their winning tradition because Kawhi Leonard is that good. The 21-year-old is the future of an organization that for so long has been headlined by Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about 1 year ago 24,317 reads 95 comments

  14. Blueprint for a Miami Heat 3-Peat Next Season

    The standard has always been much higher for LeBron James ’ Miami Heat . It was never about winning just one NBA title when James and Chris Bosh joined Dwyane Wade in South Beach...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about 1 year ago 27,013 reads 128 comments

  15. Biggest Takeaways from 2012-13 NBA Season

    The Miami Heat clinched a second consecutive NBA championship by way of a Game 7 victory against the San Antonio Spurs in a dramatic ending to the 2012-13 season...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about 1 year ago 96,020 reads 253 comments

  16. LeBron James Answers Every Question and Critic in Heat's Second Straight Title

    LeBron James ' Game 7 was a finger to the lips, a definitive "shhhh" in the face of doubters. For the second consecutive year, the NBA title belongs to James and his Miami Heat ...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about 1 year ago 122,734 reads 1043 comments

  17. Breaking Down NBA Legends' Game 7 Performances

    The mention of an NBA legend evokes memories of clutch shots, dramatic plays or championship triumph. Nothing matches the grandeur of a Game 7—a single game that can define the career of the league’s all-time greats...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about 1 year ago 39,560 reads 112 comments

  18. Spurs vs. Heat: Who Has the Edge Going into NBA Finals Game 7?

    The back-and-forth of wins by the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs has resulted in a Game 7 that will continue the trend of unpredictability in the 2013 NBA Finals ...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about 1 year ago 19,469 reads 48 comments

  19. LeBron James Unleashes New Level of Beast Mode in Epic 'Headband Game'

    The tearing down of LeBron James was beginning to stir. The league’s greatest player was mediocre for three quarters of Game 6 despite cries for him to be legendary...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about 1 year ago 108,193 reads 972 comments

  20. Danny Green's Resilient Ride From Castoff to NBA Finals History Books

    Danny Green isn’t hiding behind either the San Antonio Spurs or Miami Heat 's Big Three. He has instead revealed his presence with each of the NBA -record 25 three-pointers he has connected on through five games of the NBA Finals...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about 1 year ago 18,636 reads 25 comments

  21. How 2013 NBA Title Would Impact San Antonio Spurs' Big 3 Legacy

    The San Antonio Spurs are just a single win away from cementing the legacy of their Big Three of Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili. They have the opportunity to extend their dynasty with a fifth title in 15 seasons against the Miami Heat .

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about 1 year ago 36,555 reads 147 comments

  22. Who's the Better NBA Franchise Centerpiece, Blake Griffin or Dwight Howard?

    Blake Griffin is known for his highlight-reel ravaging of rims. Dwight Howard is known for his under-performance and dramatic losses. At least that’s the portrayal of the two Los Angeles superstar big men from this past season...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about 1 year ago 25,752 reads 114 comments

  23. Will LeBron James' Inconsistency Cost Miami Heat NBA Finals Repeat?

    LeBron James does not have the killer instinct of Michael Jordan or Kobe Bryant . Put that line on shuffle—it gains further momentum on any given night of these NBA Finals as James grows more vulnerable to disappearance...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about 1 year ago 172,385 reads 907 comments

  24. Miami Heat Need LeBron James to be Legendary in New Best-of-3 NBA Finals

    LeBron James has the ability to shift a narrative in an instant—and that's not always a good thing. As the game’s greatest player, there is constant criticism any time the Miami Heat leader isn’t superhuman...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about 1 year ago 24,259 reads 134 comments

  25. What Could Life After the Boston Celtics Look Like for Doc Rivers?

    The latest example of a top-tier coach potentially leaving his nest is the Boston Celtics ' Doc Rivers , who by his choice could be on the move...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about 1 year ago 7,696 reads 37 comments