1. 5 Coaches Who Would Do a Better Job Than Jason Kidd for Brooklyn Nets

    When a team built to be a contender flops, blame usually falls on the guy on the sidelines. In the case of the Brooklyn Nets , it’s first-year head coach Jason Kidd who is taking the heat...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 7 months ago 7,031 reads 24 comments

  2. Forgotten Again, Joe Johnson Is Brooklyn Nets' Real X-Factor

    Joe Johnson is a battle-tested, cold-blooded basketball player. The 12-year veteran is arguably the best closer in the NBA , and has put up over 17 points a game throughout his entire career...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 7 months ago 1,944 reads 1 comments

  3. Why Iman Shumpert and Tim Hardaway Jr. Must Get JR Smith's Minutes

    In a season full of struggle, rumors and heartbreak, the New York Knicks need some stability within their team. What they don't need is J.R. Smith ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 7 months ago 8,647 reads 62 comments

  4. 5 Holiday Wishes for the Brooklyn Nets

    This season hasn’t exactly been filled with gumdrops and sugarplums for the Brooklyn Nets . However, it is the most wonderful time of the year, and that provides for a great opportunity to reflect on the first quarter of the Nets’ season...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 7 months ago 2,345 reads 2 comments

  5. 3 Solutions to the Brooklyn Nets' Offensive Woes

    It’s clear that the Brooklyn Nets , despite boasting the most expensive roster in NBA history, have not lived up to the monumental expectations that come with trying to assemble a super team...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 8 months ago 2,235 reads 3 comments

  6. Who Will Step Up and Save the Brooklyn Nets' Season?

    The Brooklyn Nets , a team with 35 career All-Star appearances spread across the most expensive roster in NBA history, are absolutely terrible...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 8 months ago 2,184 reads 5 comments

  7. Philadelphia 76ers Who Have Already Exceeded Expectations

    So much for all that tanking nonsense. The Philadelphia 76ers were expected to flop, roll over and become the laughingstock of the NBA with hopes of landing a star like Andrew Wiggins in the 2014 draft...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 8 months ago 3,492 reads 13 comments

  8. How the Brooklyn Nets Survive Latest Injury to Paul Pierce

    Another day, another injury to the Brooklyn Nets . Paul Pierce ’s broken hand, suffered on November 29, will sideline the veteran forward for about two to four weeks, according to ESPN New York ’s Ohm Youngmisuk...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 8 months ago 1,177 reads 2 comments

  9. Can Joe Johnson Be the Spark the Brooklyn Nets Desperately Need?

    The Brooklyn Nets are in the midst of a season full of injuries, struggle and disappointment. But in Joe Johnson , they possess the capability to turn it all around...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 8 months ago 1,724 reads 7 comments

  10. Ranking Metta World Peace's Best and Worst Cameos

    Metta World Peace is everywhere . In addition to being a member of the 2013-14 New York Knicks , World Peace is a rapper, actor, Nickelodeon gold medalist and a million other things—or at least it seems like it...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 8 months ago 1,038 reads 0 comments

  11. How Brooklyn Nets Will Be Able to Persevere Through Injury Troubles

    The Brooklyn Nets were never expected to go the length of the full 82-game season in one piece. But injuries have plagued the Nets earlier than expected in 2013-14, putting head ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 8 months ago 748 reads 0 comments

  12. Kobe Bryant Represents LA Lakers Fans' Last Hope for 2013-14 Season

    Just as it has for the past 17 years, the fate of the Los Angeles Lakers rests in the hands of Kobe Bean Bryant ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 8 months ago 1,960 reads 5 comments

  13. Is Ricky Rubio and Kevin Love the NBA's Next Great Duo?

    Kevin Love and Ricky Rubio could become the modern day John Stockton and Karl Malone . While the Minnesota Timberwolves ’ tandem of stars still has a long ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 9 months ago 6,313 reads 24 comments

  14. How LA Lakers Can Free Themselves of Dwight Howard Forever

    Right now, the Los Angeles Lakers are the equivalent of a bitter ex-girlfriend. Dwight Howard moved on to bigger and redder things when he chose the Houston Rockets as the winners of last summer’s free agency sweepstakes, thus leaving L...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 9 months ago 2,062 reads 22 comments

  15. How Each LA Lakers Role Player Can Help Kobe Bryant When He Returns

    While the Los Angeles Lakers have shown high levels of chemistry and continuity in the early stages of the 2013-14 season, the team is far from complete...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 9 months ago 1,537 reads 3 comments

  16. What to Expect from Dennis Schröder's Rookie Season with Atlanta Hawks

    With the 17th pick of the 2013 NBA draft, the Atlanta Hawks gave life to a franchise that’s been without a true star for decades...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 9 months ago 3,272 reads 15 comments

  17. Jordan Farmar Is More Important to LA Lakers' Season Than You Realize

    The success of the Los Angeles Lakers this season will primarily hinge upon the health and production of Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol . But while the team’s biggest stars are going to be at the forefront of L...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 9 months ago 3,662 reads 11 comments

  18. Believe the Hype: These NBA Storylines Are the Real Deal in 2013-14

    Basketball is back. World-renowned superstars, dazzling highlights and compelling storylines on and off the hardwood are all returning, and NBA fans across the globe couldn ’t be more ecstatic about it...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 9 months ago 1,418 reads 2 comments

  19. LA Lakers' 5 Must-Win Games of the Early Season

    Despite the fact that they’ve got an extremely difficult schedule to begin the 2013-14 NBA season, the Los Angeles Lakers will be faced with some contests that they absolutely must win...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 9 months ago 10,960 reads 27 comments

  20. Winners and Losers from Week 2 of LA Lakers' NBA Preaseason

    The Los Angeles Lakers came into the second week of preseason play with a 2-2 record before falling to the Golden State Warriors on October 15 and again on the 18th...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 9 months ago 1,337 reads 2 comments

  21. Most Disappointing LA Lakers Players in Preseason so Far

    Although it has no effect on the regular season, the NBA preseason shows a lot about individual teams. Great effort is often exerted by rookies or players trying to earn a roster spot, while veterans cheer them on from the sidelines...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 10 months ago 4,374 reads 13 comments

  22. Surprising Roster Moves LA Lakers Could Make Before Season Starts

    When dealing with the Los Angeles Lakers , it’s become tradition to expect the unexpected. L.A. is coming into the 2013-14 season with a very intriguing roster full of aging stars and a bunch of young guns...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 10 months ago 33,249 reads 99 comments

  23. LA Lakers Backups Who Are Good Enough to Start for Other Teams

    After Dwight Howard ’s departure over the summer, the Los Angeles Lakers appeared to be headed for a painfully bad season. But general manager Mitch Kupchak retooled L...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 10 months ago 15,238 reads 50 comments

  24. Dispelling Biggest Current Misconceptions About LA Lakers

    There’s never a dull moment when dealing with the Los Angeles Lakers . As always, L.A. has been one of the most talked-about teams in the NBA over the summer...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 10 months ago 3,743 reads 21 comments

  25. How Jordan Hill Can Bounce Back with LA Lakers This Season

    Despite playing in just 29 games last season, it’s very clear that Jordan Hill is a vital, indispensable piece of the puzzle known as the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 10 months ago 5,916 reads 12 comments