1. Who Should We Blame for LA Lakers' Underwhelming Offseason So Far?

    The Los Angeles Lakers haven’t done much to upgrade the team this offseason, and we can only point the finger in one direction to determine the source of L.A.’s slow free-agency dance...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 8 hours ago 2,304 reads 13 comments

  2. Do Pay Cuts Equal NBA Championships?

    Teams that find ways to consistently exploit market inefficiencies might have the best odds of winning championships. Just ask the San Antonio Spurs...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 3 days ago 7,378 reads 22 comments

  3. New Orleans Pelicans 2014 NBA Free Agency Big Board: Top Targets Post-Draft

    The New Orleans Pelicans have a bit of cap space, and we’re going to try to figure out whom they should target to spend it on. Prior to delving into the free-agent pool, it’s important to understand New Orleans’ endgame...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 5 days ago 4,613 reads 3 comments

  4. San Antonio Spurs 2014 NBA Free-Agency Big Board: Top Targets Post-Draft

    Be afraid, folks, the San Antonio Spurs have salary-cap space. Yes, the team that captured the 2013-14 crown will have an opportunity to improve by adding free agents with the NBA draft now completed...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 7 days ago 22,913 reads 25 comments

  5. How Kobe Bryant Can Be Perfect Mentor for Julius Randle

    Julius Randle will need some guidance during his rookie season with the Los Angeles Lakers , and Kobe Bryant will be the man to give it to him. Randle, the No...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 10 days ago 15,205 reads 34 comments

  6. What Offseason Moves Are Next for Charlotte Hornets with the Draft Complete?

    The completion of the Charlotte Hornets ( formerly the Bobca ts) draft opens up the door for the most exciting part of the NBA offseason: free agency...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 11 days ago 7,963 reads 45 comments

  7. Initial Post-Draft Depth Chart for Orlando Magic

    The NBA draft allows teams to shape their rosters by bringing in young talent and possibly even acquiring players via trades...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 13 days ago 9,537 reads 81 comments

  8. Cleveland Cavaliers' 2014 NBA Draft Big Board

    Before the Cleveland Cavaliers can rekindle their hope trafficking ways during the NBA draft, they need to figure out which players have the best shot of uplifting the franchise...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 17 days ago 6,289 reads 16 comments

  9. Should LA Lakers Eventually Retire Pau Gasol's Number?

    Pau Gasol ’s contributions as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers warrant a conversation about how he should be remembered...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 19 days ago 23,361 reads 211 comments

  10. Should Los Angeles Lakers Pursue Carmelo Anthony in Free Agency?

    The Los Angeles Lakers need to rebuild their roster, and the New York Knicks ’ Carmelo Anthony could certainly be an interesting place to start...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 22 days ago 20,865 reads 44 comments

  11. Time for Miami Heat to Borrow San Antonio Spurs' Long-Term Formula

    The Miami Heat ’s Big Three needs the same break the San Antonio Spurs have been getting for the past few years. This same break allowed the Spurs to dethrone the Heat in five games during the NBA Finals...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 24 days ago 16,129 reads 42 comments

  12. What Type of Offense Will Fit Kobe Bryant Best Next Season?

    The Los Angeles Lakers must figure out what offense will serve Kobe Bryant best next season. Considering that L.A. has yet to name its coach, we can only theorize what style will fit Bryant best...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 27 days ago 2,726 reads 7 comments

  13. Early Predictions for Kobe Bryant's Comeback Season

    The Los Angeles Lakers ’ Kobe Bryant will return to the court next season, and it’s interesting to speculate what he will bring to the table...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 28 days ago 27,099 reads 68 comments

  14. Would Giving Up Klay Thompson, Harrison Barnes Be Worth Getting Kevin Love?

    Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Kevin Love should be worth just about any trade that does not require an All-Star involved in the deal...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 1 month ago 8,305 reads 65 comments

  15. Chris Bosh Is Making Right Choice If Staying with Miami Heat

    Chris Bosh wants to remain with the Miami Heat , and it’s an incredibly wise career move. Although the Heat are trailing the San Antonio Spurs 1-0 in the NBA Finals, ...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 1 month ago 3,622 reads 3 comments

  16. Updated Rankings for LA Lakers Coaching Candidates

    The Los Angeles Lakers ’ quest for a head coach has produced an interesting list of candidates . Although the Purple and Gold will likely only decide on their future headman ...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 1 month ago 7,990 reads 17 comments

  17. LA Lakers' Biggest NBA Draft Needs

    The Los Angeles Lakers will have to address some of their needs by using the No. 7 pick in the draft. That will be L.A.’s lone selection. They have no second-round picks by virtue of the trade that brought Steve Nash to the Lakers...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 1 month ago 17,325 reads 80 comments

  18. Should Kobe Bryant Be Involved in LA Lakers' Coaching Search?

    As the Los Angeles Lakers look for a head coach, one would think Kobe Bryant would be consulted in the search for the person who will lead the franchise going forward...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 1 month ago 3,051 reads 1 comments

  19. How Kawhi Leonard Can Take His Game to Superstar Level for Spurs

    Kawhi Leonard is going to be a stud. Well, actually, that ship has sailed. The San Antonio Spurs are tied 2-2 with the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference ...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 1 month ago 7,350 reads 25 comments

  20. Would Kevin Love Be Right Superstar to Lead LA Lakers' Future?

    Could the Minnesota Timberwolves ’ Kevin Love bring the Los Angeles Lakers back to prominence? It’s an interesting question, and one that almost seems like a foregone conclusion...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 1 month ago 22,823 reads 106 comments

  21. Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant Co-Rule OKC Thunder's Successes and Struggles

    Russell Westbrook has arrived as an NBA star with the Oklahoma City Thunder . His team is currently facing a 0-2 series deficit against the San Antonio Spurs in the Western ...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 1 month ago 167,933 reads 402 comments

  22. Chris Paul Can't Be L.A. Clippers' Best Defender Next Season

    Chris Paul is the Los Angeles Clippers ’ best defender, and it’s a crying shame. Throughout the course of the regular season and playoffs, Doc Rivers asked Paul to play high-intensity defense against opposing ball-handlers...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 1 month ago 3,757 reads 13 comments

  23. What's at Stake for LA Lakers in 2014 NBA Draft Lottery?

    The NBA Draft lottery could very well determine where the Los Angeles Lakers are headed for the next two seasons...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 1 month ago 30,088 reads 72 comments

  24. Should LA Lakers Pursue Derek Fisher as a Coaching Candidate?

    Derek Fisher might just be the leader the Los Angeles Lakers need. The notion may sound ridiculous to some, given that Fisher is set to take on the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 1 month ago 25,033 reads 98 comments

  25. Can San Antonio Spurs Win Title, Avenge Last Year's Collapse?

    The San Antonio Spurs have an opportunity to bounce back from last season's horrific NBA Finals loss to the Miami Heat ...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 1 month ago 6,919 reads 20 comments