1. What Jarrett Jack and Sergey Karasev Will Bring to Brooklyn Nets This Season

    Nearly one year after the Brooklyn Nets traded for Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett , general manager Billy King pulled the trigger on another deal...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 2 days ago 3,884 reads 6 comments

  2. Best Bargain-Bin NBA 2014 Free Agency Options for Brooklyn Nets

    While many teams are busy courting big-name free agents and signing valuable role players, the Brooklyn Nets have been relegated to more thumb-twiddling than people who don't dance at weddings...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 4 days ago 3,465 reads 11 comments

  3. Can Markel Brown Fill Shaun Livingston's Shoes for Brooklyn Nets?

    Watching Shaun Livingston slip away this offseason was a real kick in the teeth for the Brooklyn Nets ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 8 days ago 2,198 reads 1 comments

  4. NY Knicks' 2014 NBA Free-Agency Primer: What You Need to Know

    Think of the craziness that would ensue during a night out on the town with J.R. Smith . Now multiply that craziness by 10, and you're looking at the 2013-14 NBA offseason...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 11 days ago 17,319 reads 22 comments

  5. What Offseason Moves Are Next for OKC Thunder with NBA Draft Complete?

    Despite having two of the biggest stars in the NBA , it’s going to take a strong offseason for the Oklahoma City Thunder to get back to the Finals...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 15 days ago 13,662 reads 52 comments

  6. Undrafted Free Agents Who Would Be Steals for Dallas Mavericks

    The Dallas Mavericks have become one of the NBA ’s most consistent contenders, making the playoffs in 13 of the last 14 seasons. But on draft night, Dallas has struggled mightily in recent years...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 16 days ago 9,392 reads 6 comments

  7. Why J.R. Smith Is in for Bounce-Back Season with New York Knicks

    Whether you love him, hate him or watch his antics for pure amusement, you've encountered J.R. Smith over the course of your basketball fandom...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 24 days ago 9,628 reads 40 comments

  8. Full Scouting Report for Boston Celtics' Top 2014 Draft Targets

    Fresh off their worst season in eight years , the Boston Celtics are ready to reload and rebuild at the 2014 NBA draft. Boston has a pair of top-20 picks and will make its selections at No...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 12,888 reads 81 comments

  9. Will 5'6'' Point Guard's NBA Dream Come True?

    Despite all of the obstacles that he's hurdled throughout his career—with a little help from his 36.5-inch vertical—Aquille Carr is poised to achieve his dreams of playing in the NBA ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 149,627 reads 242 comments

  10. Best Value Free Agents for NY Knicks to Pursue

    Even though there are gaping holes that need to be filled on the New York Knicks , now is the time to be frugal. Next summer is when the party starts...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 14,248 reads 14 comments

  11. How Jason Kidd Can Maximize Kevin Garnett Next Season

    Kevin Garnett is a warrior, an accomplished veteran and an NBA legend. But at 38 years old, he's not what he used to be. KG has put together a career that will someday be remembered in the Hall of Fame...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 3,700 reads 11 comments

  12. Defending Chris Paul's NBA Superstar Status

    Chris Paul is a superstar. There seems to be this growing belief that Paul doesn ’t deserve to hold that title, and the Los Angeles Clippers ’ second-round exit from the 2013-14 postseason didn ’t help matters...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 3,855 reads 45 comments

  13. LA Lakers 2014 NBA Draft Board: Post Lottery Edition

    It seemed like destiny. The Los Angeles Lakers , one of the most decorated franchises in the history of sports, had just a 6.3 percent chance of winning the 2014 NBA draft lottery...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 11,003 reads 34 comments

  14. Why Brooklyn Nets Should Trade Deron Williams This Summer

    Deron Williams is a problem. And not in the cool, slangy way. The 29-year-old point guard failed to step up for the Brooklyn Nets this postseason, averaging playoff career-lows in shooting percentage, assists and scoring...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 14,192 reads 83 comments

  15. Creating the Perfect 2-Year Plan for the NY Knicks

    The New York Knicks were a complete disappointment this season. But as of now, that’s in the past. And it’s time to look toward the future...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 787 reads 1 comments

  16. Brooklyn Nets Ready to Thrive Best with Backs Against the Wall

    The Brooklyn Nets are not dead. Despite falling into a two-game hole against the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference semifinals, the Nets still have a pulse. A faint one, perhaps, but there’s still life in Brooklyn...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 2 months ago 548 reads 1 comments

  17. Greatest Moments from Carmelo Anthony's Time with NY Knicks

    Fans of the New York Knicks may have seen the last of Carmelo Anthony in blue and orange. The 11-year veteran is set to opt out of his contract and become an unrestricted free ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 2 months ago 13,731 reads 77 comments

  18. Ranking the Top 10 Plays from the First Round of the 2013-14 NBA Playoffs

    Well, that was fun. Five different series that went the full seven-game distance, tons of clutch plays and nail-biters every night—the first round of the 2013-14 NBA playoffs was nothing short of awesome...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 2 months ago 36,345 reads 89 comments

  19. NY Knicks Need a Veteran Coach to Succeed Next Season and Beyond

    The Phil Jackson era with the New York Knicks truly began with the firing of Mike Woodson on April 21. It will now be up to Jackson, team president and head of basketball operations, to fill the head coaching vacancy...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 months ago 732 reads 2 comments

  20. 5 Factors That Will Decide Brooklyn Nets' Playoff Ceiling

    The Brooklyn Nets are locked into a 2-2 battle with the Toronto Raptors in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs, having dropped a crucial Game 4 at the Barclays Center on April 27...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 months ago 719 reads 2 comments

  21. What Brooklyn Nets Need from Deron Williams During NBA Playoffs

    As the Brooklyn Nets embark on their prospective journey through the Eastern Conference playoffs, one enormous question looms above the team...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 months ago 598 reads 0 comments

  22. Final Regular-Season Grades for Every Brooklyn Nets Player

    The Brooklyn Nets put their fans through a ballet of emotion during the 2013-14 regular season. Tears turned to cheers as the team transformed from an embarrassing underachiever to a legitimate contender in the Eastern Conference...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 months ago 2,518 reads 6 comments

  23. 3 Brooklyn Nets Who Must Step Up for the NBA Playoffs

    The Brooklyn Nets are playoff-bound. After a deplorable start to the year, Jason Kidd ’s team has been able to find its true identity and hop on the path to the postseason...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 months ago 2,010 reads 11 comments

  24. 5 Brooklyn Nets Weaknesses to Exploit in the NBA Playoffs

    By now, you’re probably well-versed in the story of the 2013-14 Brooklyn Nets . Initially, the Nets were terrible. But then, following a few months of putridity, they became what they were expected to be over the summer—a contender...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 months ago 2,980 reads 2 comments

  25. Is JR Smith's NY Knicks Resurgence for Real or Just Another Trick?

    No one in the entire world embodies the true essence of the New York Knicks better than J.R. Smith . Much like the ‘ Bockers , Smith is eccentric, frustrating and, at times, boneheaded...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 months ago 9,148 reads 46 comments