1. Rick Fox: If I Were the Cleveland Cavaliers I Would Trade No. 1 Pick

    After a disappointing rookie season from last year's No. 1 pick of the 2013 NBA draft , Anthony Bennett, the Cleveland Cavaliers have a chance at redemption after winning the first pick in 2014...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 3 months ago 40,636 reads 153 comments

  2. What Will Carmelo Anthony Be Considering as the NBA Offseason Nears?

    With the NBA offseason nearing, the biggest name on the market is Carmelo Anthony . Still without an NBA championship, Anthony will have to choose between a rebuilding New York Knicks squad or a team best fit to win...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 3 months ago 8,833 reads 64 comments

  3. How Important Is the NBA Combine for Potential Prospects?

    With many high-profile names choosing not to attend, the NBA Draft Combine opens the door for others to get their names in the conversation...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 3 months ago 4,413 reads 2 comments

  4. 2014 NBA Playoffs: Biggest Upset Possibilities in the Second Round

    The second round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs have begun with possible upsets in the making. The Washington Wizards, Portland Trail Blazers, and Brooklyn Nets reached the second round by surprising higher seeded teams...

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  5. Dennis Scott: Indiana Pacers Guards Are Their Most Important Pieces

    The No. 1 seed Indiana Pacers have been the most disappointing team in the final stretch of the season and the first round of the NBA Playoffs...

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  6. Dennis Scott: Role Players Needed for Oklahoma City Thunder's Success

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have seen their fair share of ups and downs in their series against the Memphis Grizzlies . Going into their Game 7, the second-seeded team needs to figure out a game plan to combat a stifling Memphis defense...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 4 months ago 3,368 reads 6 comments

  7. Dennis Scott: Focus Is Key for the Los Angeles Clippers in the NBA Playoffs

    The Los Angeles Clippers enter Game 7 of the first round of the NBA playoffs and are still trying to get past the Donald Sterling scandal...

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  8. 2014 NBA Playoffs: Series That Are Upsets in the Making

    With the first round of the NBA playoffs starting up, there have been some surprising performances. Jeff Teague and the Atlanta Hawks have been on fire against the No. 1-seeded Indiana Pacers...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 4 months ago 1,938 reads 15 comments

  9. Why Are the Indiana Pacers Struggling Down the Stretch?

    The Indiana Pacers have struggled down the stretch leading to the NBA playoffs. Their offense efficiency and points per game have decreased, and Roy Hibbert has disappeared under the basket...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 4 months ago 1,629 reads 11 comments

  10. Inside the Mind of Manny Pacquiao

    Manny Pacquiao is one of the most famous athletes in the world, but we often don't hear him answer any interesting questions. We met up with Manny as he trained in Los Angeles for his upcoming rematch with Timothy Bradley...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 4 months ago 12,830 reads 12 comments

  11. The Masters 2014: Why Lefties May Have the Advantage

    The 2014 Masters starts this week and anything can happen. One of the biggest questions is: "What's with all of the left- handers winning?" Five lefties in the last eleven years have won...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 5 months ago 2,420 reads 0 comments

  12. Are the Miami Heat's Homestretch Struggles a Concern Going into NBA Playoffs?

    The Miami Heat have hit a wall going into the final games of the regular season as the playoffs approach. Without key players such as Mike Miller on the team to hit clutch shots, they will struggle in close game situations...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 5 months ago 291 reads 0 comments

  13. Will Derrick Rose Make His Return in the NBA Playoffs for the Chicago Bulls?

    After sitting out for the entire 2012-13 season with an ACL injury, Derrick Rose 's comeback was short-lived in 2013-14, lasting 10 games in total before he tore his meniscus...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 5 months ago 22,189 reads 26 comments

  14. Joakim Noah on Which Former Chicago Bulls' Player He Resembles

    With Derrick Rose out on injury for his second consecutive season, the Chicago Bulls have relied on other players to pick up the team's star role. Joakim Noah has been one of those stars...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 5 months ago 3,755 reads 2 comments

  15. Isiah Thomas: Phil Jackson Has Already Affected the New York Knicks

    Phil Jackson has had a warm welcome as the new president of the New York Knicks . His task will be to fix a broken team that has gone through a lackluster season and has disappointed countless fans...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 5 months ago 13,419 reads 15 comments

  16. Isiah Thomas: Joakim Noah Is Dennis Rodman to Today's Chicago Bulls

    Going almost two full seasons without star player Derrick Rose , the Chicago Bulls have looked for other teammates to step up and take the reins...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 5 months ago 6,944 reads 26 comments

  17. Grant Hill Reveals the Real Reason Duke Is So Hated

    It's been 20 years since Grant Hill closed out his excellent career at Duke. Hill and teammate Christian Laettner (who left Duke for the NBA in 1992) led the Blue Devils to two NCAA national championships...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 5 months ago 69,203 reads 156 comments

  18. Steve Smith and Rick Fox's Two NBA Rookies with the Most Potential

    This NBA season has seen rookies step up and play large roles for their teams, but which NBA rookies have the most upside? Steve Smith and Rick Fox join Behind the Mic to break it down...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 5 months ago 11,592 reads 40 comments

  19. Are the Los Angeles Clippers the Team to Beat Post-Trade Deadline?

    The Los Angeles Clippers have made two acquisitions after the trade deadline, signing Glen Davis and Danny Granger...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 5 months ago 4,403 reads 16 comments

  20. Which NBA Teams Are Poised to Make a Late-Season Push?

    Coming into the second half of the NBA season, teams are really beginning to hit their stride, as teams are finding their footing and players are coming off of injury...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 6 months ago 3,043 reads 0 comments

  21. Steve Smith Puts Stephen Curry on His NBA Mount Rushmore of All-Time Shooters

    Steve Smith breaks down who he would put on his Mount Rushmore of NBA all-time best shooters on an all new Behind the Mic on Bleacher Report...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 6 months ago 14,502 reads 38 comments

  22. LeBron James Revamps Boys & Girls Club During All-Star Weekend

    For the past five years, LeBron James has taken great efforts to ensure that the children of the host city of NBA All-Star Weekend have the opportunity to grow and develop their dreams...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 6 months ago 16,346 reads 52 comments

  23. Boomer: Peyton Manning's Legacy Is Fine After Super Bowl XLVIII Loss

    After a record-breaking season on offense, the Denver Broncos were unable to button the season with a ribbon and a Super Bowl XLVIII win. Peyton Manning will go through the scrutiny of being unable to win the big game again...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 7 months ago 2,952 reads 31 comments

  24. Boomer Esiason: Peyton Manning Will Play in Another Super Bowl

    The Super Bowl is over, but that doesn't mean to stop asking the hard-hitting questions. Looking forward to next year, the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks are both coming back with most of their main playmakers...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 7 months ago 567 reads 1 comments

  25. Where Does the Seattle Seahawks Defense Rank All Time?

    The Seattle Seahawks had the No. 1 defense in the league coming into the Super Bowl. In a 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos and their No. 1 offense, Seattle put on one of the greatest defensive performances in a Super Bowl...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 7 months ago 5,799 reads 35 comments