1. Brandon Jennings-Monta Ellis Backcourt Finally Proving How Dangerous They Can Be

    Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis are positioned side-by-side, two of the same weaved together into the Milwaukee Bucks backcourt...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about over 1 year ago 9,145 reads 13 comments

  2. James Harden and Jeremy Lin in New Territory During Rockets Playoff Hunt

    James Harden and Jeremy Lin have never been here before. The Houston Rockets ’ star tandem is learning how to embrace growing leadership roles during the team’s battle for the postseason...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about over 1 year ago 22,626 reads 59 comments

  3. NBA Awards Odds: Runner-Up Edition

    LeBron James is the most valuable player of the NBA . The only emphasis voters can place on James’ soon-to-be fourth MVP award is to just go ahead and name the honor after him...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about over 1 year ago 7,478 reads 27 comments

  4. NBA Players Having Sneaky Great Seasons

    Even on the glittery stage of the NBA , there’s a dulling that occurs. The swollen glare of superstardom can diminish the deeds of less-recognized players...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about over 1 year ago 22,373 reads 44 comments

  5. Blueprint for Opposing NBA Teams to Stop Potent Miami Heat Attack

    How do you stop the Miami Heat ? There’s never been a player like LeBron James . He’s a Ferrari against a league of ponies—at least that’s the illusion he creates...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about over 1 year ago 11,698 reads 82 comments

  6. 10 Takeaways from Wednesday Night's Eye-Popping Action

    The tide has turned and it's reflecting purple and gold. The Los Angeles Lakers' comeback was just one of many turnarounds completed among marquee teams on Wednesday night, but it may have been the most purposeful and consequential...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about over 1 year ago 29,571 reads 182 comments

  7. Schedule Breakdowns for NBA Playoff Contenders

    The road into the postseason isn't balanced from here. There's only one quarter left in the NBA 's regular season and the difficulty of a team's remaining schedule has become a factor...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about over 1 year ago 8,908 reads 24 comments

  8. 7 Takeaways from Monday's Telling NBA Action

    Not every snapshot of a night in the NBA serves as a crystal ball. But Monday night's scoreboard does offer a telling glimpse of what we may have in store heading into the postseason...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about over 1 year ago 45,068 reads 140 comments

  9. An Early Look at the NBA Rumors Set to Dominate the Offseason

    The NBA 's head didn’t pop off the pillow with that same spring of anticipation this morning. This season’s trade deadline has expired, spoiling rumors and moments of hopeful theorizing...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 18,904 reads 41 comments

  10. Anatomy of an NBA Trade Deadline Deal

    The NBA trade deadline acts as a playground of theory for us armchair experts. It’s an annual feast of gossip underwritten mostly by imagination, twisting with blockbuster rumors that rarely uncoil into truths...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 3,208 reads 2 comments

  11. NBA Stars and Legends Recall the Greatest Dunk Contest, Jordan vs. Wilkins

    Twenty-five years ago, a teenage Shaquille O’Neal ran out his front door in San Antonio to imitate greatness...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 12,200 reads 16 comments

  12. Biggest Fails in NBA Slam Dunk Contest History

    Special and amazing can’t happen all the time, especially in NBA Slam Dunk Contests. More often, we're blessed with supreme dunk contest fails. For every Vince Carter 360 windmill, there is a Darrell Armstrong dunk-turned-layup...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 84,005 reads 68 comments

  13. Boston Celtics Showing Why Some NBA Teams May Be Better Off Without Their Star

    There’s something mystifying about the way an NBA team can become better without its star player. There’s no clear explanation for what sports columnist Bill Simmons coined the " Ewing Theory " more than a decade ago...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 5,122 reads 11 comments

  14. Shaquille O'Neal Delivers Laughs with New Show Upload on TruTV

    Shaquille O'Neal has always been considered a funny guy and will soon showcase his comedic talents on TruTV 's Upload ...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 4,519 reads 1 comments

  15. Updated Approval Ratings for NBA Superstars

    It's hard to understand our culture’s revulsion to success. The favorite is celebrated only if he achieves with absolute flawlessness, an appraisal based upon unpredictable variables and judged by conflicting voices...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 659 reads 35 comments

  16. One Critical Flaw of the NBA's Top 15 Superstars

    Mom was so right. Nobody's perfect. Then again, so was Dad, who used to say while pointing to himself: "Nobody's perfect, but some people come pretty darn close...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 353 reads 98 comments

  17. Ranking the Job Security of NBA Coaches

    Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks looked at ease, smiling, maybe a little blinded by the light of a camera shining in his eyes during his pregame interview outside the visiting locker room at Golden State...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 2,736 reads 13 comments

  18. Kevin Durant Discusses Return of NBA to Seattle, Experience of Leaving City

    Kevin Durant has a unique perspective on the Sacramento Kings’ potential relocation to Seattle...

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  19. Which NBA Superstars Do You Call for These Game Situations?

    There are moments that become chronicled into legend, historical scenes ready to be delivered by the superstar appointed for the situation...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 25,969 reads 150 comments

  20. 7 NBA Superstars Having Career Years

    There's a level of guarantee surrounding a player's statistical climb into his prime. A superstar, a guy given every opportunity to succeed individually, typically hits his peak level of performance in his mid- to late 20s...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 21,070 reads 59 comments

  21. 7 Biggest Things We've Learned During 2012-13 NBA Season

    The beauty of sports is that no season is a repeat. New trends develop, and new lessons are learned each year. While teams may win consecutive titles, the road traveled is different...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 28,096 reads 78 comments

  22. David Stern Addresses Potential Relocation of the Sacramento Kings to Seattle

    NBA Commissioner David Stern addressed today the potential relocation of the Sacramento Kings to Seattle. Stern and Adam Silver held a news conference in London today prior to the Detroit Pistons and New York Knicks matchup in England...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 7,169 reads 15 comments

  23. How to Get Under the Skin of an NBA Superstar

    As imprecise as it may be defined, there's always a line—and there's always someone to cross that line. Just ask Carmelo Anthony ; you don't talk about another man's wife, estranged or not...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 12,672 reads 62 comments

  24. 8 Teams Benefiting from the Los Angeles Lakers' Struggles

    There's little left to be optimistic about in Los Angeles Lakers world. If you're looking for a half-full glass in Los Angeles that isn't already labeled Clippers, it might be the ...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 14,245 reads 48 comments

  25. Has the Dominance of LeBron James Become Boring?

    We've witnessed various versions of LeBron James through his decade in the NBA . But have we become immune to his dominance of the league? His passing abilities are glamorous, but not in the way Magic Johnson added such flair...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 4,777 reads 6 comments