1. 6 NBA Superstars Who Aren't Getting Enough Credit for Monster Years

    The basketball portion of basketball is too often lost. It's more fun when Kobe Bryant is fighting Dwight Howard , when Carmelo Anthony wants to fight Kevin Garnett or wondering whether Kevin Durant will ever fight anyone...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about over 1 year ago 18,555 reads 79 comments

  2. Updated Rankings of NBA's Most and Least Efficient Stars

    There are some things you can't hide from: Street-cleaning tickets, weirdos telling you that you've totally gotta see Breaking Bad or ESPN showing each and every ball that has moved in New York...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about over 1 year ago 35,359 reads 103 comments

  3. Are the Clippers Really as Flashy as Magic's Showtime L.A. Lakers?

    Maybe Magic Johnson was being facetious on purpose. Or maybe he really believes in discrediting himself. Either way, the following statement he made as an ESPN analyst is absurd...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about over 1 year ago 1,929 reads 3 comments

  4. Austin Rivers Talks Through Early Struggles of Rookie Season with Hornets

    Austin Rivers sat in a cushy folding chair in the visiting locker room at Golden State. The 20-year-old was hunched over, his chin resting on his palms, staring ahead at the ...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about over 1 year ago 4,819 reads 13 comments

  5. Ranking the NBA's Worst Rookie Busts of the 2012-13 Season

    A lot of the young fellas (see: Damian Lillard, Anthony Davis, Andre Drummond) make this look easy. Realistically, though, the life of a rookie in the NBA is harsh...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about over 1 year ago 104,445 reads 250 comments

  6. Detailing the Crossroads of 2013 for the NBA's Top Superstars

    The NBA 's elite superstars are each at a crossroads this season, and though this crystal ball doesn't bounce well, it does gleam some light on how 2013 will play out...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about over 1 year ago 3,012 reads 22 comments

  7. NBA Teams Whose Title Chances Are Suddenly on the Rocks

    The NBA season unfolds like a romantic relationship. You enter with a set of expectations: high, low or indifferent. As so many of us know, when anticipation doesn't meet reality, hearts can be broken...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about over 1 year ago 2,103 reads 9 comments

  8. Funniest NBA Holiday Commercials

    Nothing gets you warm and fuzzy for the holidays more than watching your favorite NBA stars get weird for the season. Here's a collection of some of the funnier, both intentional and unintentional, holiday commercials featuring NBA superstars...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about over 1 year ago 7,233 reads 2 comments

  9. Top 10 2013 NBA Title Favorites on Christmas Eve

    The NBA season is long, and perspective on Christmas Eve is far different than reality in June. Sometimes it's best to step aside and let a guy who has been through it all offer some first-hand analysis...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about over 1 year ago 22,305 reads 151 comments

  10. Has Kevin Durant Surpassed LeBron James As NBA's Top Star?

    For the second consecutive season, the best player in the NBA doesn ’t have a ring. But just like last year, the season won’t end that way...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 7,119 reads 119 comments

  11. Updated Grades for Every NBA Team

    Here's the scene at the bar, or over peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in the cafeteria, whatever applies: There are two friends, both fans of the same team, talking about their favorite club...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 16,167 reads 32 comments

  12. Updated Grades for the Top 25 NBA Superstars in the 2012-13 Season

    New grades are out, and NBA superstars are running to the mailbox to intercept their report cards before mom and dad get home...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 2,540 reads 23 comments

  13. Video Evidence of the NBA's Ugliest Free-Throw Shooters

    Appalachian State's Brian Okam became famous for all the wrong reasons. That darn, tricky free throw...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 3,356 reads 8 comments

  14. 1 Lesson Each Top NBA Superstar Has Learned About Himself in 2012-13

    Welcome to our self-help seminar. I’m pleased to see the your faces today, the elite superstars of the NBA . You know what? You've already made a big step just showing up here today...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 2,768 reads 15 comments

  15. Breaking Down the NBA Playoff Picture at the First Quarter Mark

    The first quarter of any given NBA game is rarely definitive. So as we come upon those "if the playoffs were today" thoughts, it's important to keep things in perspective...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 16,223 reads 104 comments

  16. The Most and Least Efficient Players in the 2012-13 NBA Season

    No one runs three miles to burn 15 calories. It’s all about efficiency. We want maximum results with minimal effort. The NBA values players who can achieve the most results with the least waste...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 49,421 reads 126 comments

  17. One Quick Fix to Improve Each of the NBA's Worst Teams

    Within the instant-gratification society of the NBA , one day you’re brilliant and building the next dynasty, the next you’re the idiot who has lost it...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 7,045 reads 45 comments

  18. The Top 10 NBA Superstars Since Michael Jordan's Last Championship

    There may never be a player like Michael Jordan again. Okay, never is a pretty long time. Still, there probably won't be anyone who can live up to the legacy that "His Airness" carved out in 13 NBA seasons with the Chicago Bulls...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 84,961 reads 816 comments

  19. Why the Los Angeles Lakers Are Still Favorites in the Western Conference

    Los Angeles Lakers fans and haters: Calm down. Just stop. It’s November. Relax. The Lakers are just 15 games into an 82-game extended preseason in preparation for the playoffs...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 8,910 reads 53 comments

  20. NBA Title Odds: Where Does Your Team Stand?

    There is a difference between the right-now team and the team that will stand last in the NBA playoffs. Franchises may get hot for a stretch and climb the standings or power rankings, ...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 207 reads 245 comments

  21. Erik Spoelstra Must Embrace LeBron's Rekindled Love with the Three-Ball

    LeBron James is only getting better. The most transcendent player of his generation has begun showcasing a missing element to his game: the three-point shot...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 7,994 reads 22 comments

  22. NBA Awards Odds 2012-13: Passing Out the Hardware Way Too Soon

    For a moment, forget everything your eighth-grade hoops coach taught you. Basketball is not always a team game. It’s not always about running the play. It’s only sometimes about team defense, so long as you look good ( Carmelo Anthony )...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 2,960 reads 34 comments

  23. Genius, Last-Second Plays Every NBA Coach Should Have in His Playbook

    The greatest clutch shooter in the game's history is Michael Jordan. He hit more memorable shots in closing moments than any other player. No set play was needed other than a design to get the ball in his hands...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 2,667 reads 4 comments

  24. Photo Evidence of Tim Duncan Cowering Away from a Blake Griffin Dunk

    Call Tim Duncan a coward or call him enlightened. Either way, the following photos put on clear display Duncan's complete "I'm-getting-the-heck-out-of-here" mentality as the winged ...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 1,930 reads 21 comments

  25. How Far Every NBA Team Is from a Realistic Title Shot

    You really believe that your team has a shot at an NBA title? More than half the league began this season already looking to a potential lottery pick—the peasants hope that ...

    Jimmy Spencer Written by Jimmy Spencer about almost 2 years ago 9,121 reads 50 comments