1. Pelicans' Ryan Anderson Has Quietly Become More Than Just a Shooter

    When the three-point line was first introduced at the professional level back in 1967, ABA commissioner George Mikan told The Associated Press that it would “give the ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 7 days ago 1,719 reads 8 comments

  2. Lights at the End of the Tunnel for New York Knicks' Dark Days

    The New York Knicks are absolutely dreadful, and everyone involved is responsible. From Phil Jackson to Derek Fisher to Carmelo Anthony , this is on each and every Knick, regardless of whether he wears a suit or a jersey...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 9 days ago 7,688 reads 18 comments

  3. Austin Rivers Running out of Chances to Land Future with New Orleans Pelicans

    Late in the third quarter of the New Orleans Pelicans ’ 112-107 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Dec. 10, Austin Rivers summarized his entire NBA career...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 14 days ago 25,927 reads 19 comments

  4. How Russ Smith Can Hang on with the New Orleans Pelicans

    Russ Smith’s basketball life has changed dramatically in the past year. A season ago, he was lighting up the collegiate level at Louisville and earning spots on the Associated Press and Wooden Award All-American teams...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 17 days ago 1,698 reads 7 comments

  5. Anthony Davis Dominating New Orleans Pelicans' Highlights

    Anthony Davis has been spectacular early in 2014-15. His fellow New Orleans Pelicans ? Not so much. The Pels have mustered up just 10 wins through their first 21 games, but the ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 21 days ago 1,038 reads 2 comments

  6. John Wall's Elite Arrival Can Carry Washington Wizards

    Determining who sits atop the NBA ’s point guard pyramid is no less difficult than trying to discover the origin and ultimate destiny of mankind. There’s no concrete answer...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 24 days ago 3,840 reads 20 comments

  7. New Orleans Pelicans Power Rankings: Gauging Full Roster After First 6 Weeks

    Just a month and change into the 2014-15 season, the destiny of the New Orleans Pelicans is still in question. As of Dec. 1, the Pelicans sit at 7-8 and 11th place in the Western Conference...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 28 days ago 2,468 reads 14 comments

  8. New Orleans Pelicans' Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for December

    The New Orleans Pelicans are coming. It might not be this year, or even next, but this team will make some serious noise in the near future with 21-year-old superstar Anthony Davis leading the way...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 1,526 reads 2 comments

  9. How Much Will Pelicans' Playoff Fate Affect Anthony Davis' MVP Bid?

    If the NBA season ended right now, Anthony Davis would be your 2014-15 MVP in a landslide. The third-year phenom is dominating every facet of the game for the New Orleans Pelicans ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 762 reads 31 comments

  10. Jimmer Fredette Must Find Home with New Orleans Pelicans

    In his most famous novel, The Lord of the Rings , author J. R. R. Tolkien penned a famous phrase: “Not all those who wander are lost.” The nomadic Jimmer Fredette , however, is lost...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 7,637 reads 21 comments

  11. Jrue Holiday Must Return to All-Star Level for New Orleans Pelicans

    The New Orleans Pelicans desperately need Jrue Holiday —the old Jrue Holiday, that is. You remember him, don’t you? The All-Star. The versatile floor general of a playoff-bound Philadelphia 76ers team...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 2,689 reads 12 comments

  12. The Good, Bad and Ugly from the Brooklyn Nets' Early Season

    After watching the Brooklyn Nets get stomped on by the Boston Celtics in the team’s first game of the year, fans held their breath. The more things change, the more they stay the same , was the overwhelming thought...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 2,296 reads 10 comments

  13. Why Carmelo Anthony Has Dark-Horse Shot at NBA MVP This Season

    If Carmelo Anthony ever wants to permanently carve his name into basketball history—and be viewed as great for years to come—he’ll need to bulk up his resume...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 16,332 reads 62 comments

  14. Brooklyn Nets' Early-Season Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions

    For the Brooklyn Nets , the beginning of the 2013-14 season was far from enjoyable. Bad news. The 2014-15 schedule might be just as tough, if not tougher, for Brooklyn this time around...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 2 months ago 1,740 reads 5 comments

  15. Will 5-Star Freshman Isaiah Whitehead Put Seton Hall Basketball Back on the Map?

    NEW YORK — There was a time, not too long ago, when Seton Hall was a contender. With P.J. Carlesimo at the helm in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s, the Pirates made six consecutive NCAA tournaments from 1987 to 1994...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 2 months ago 6,767 reads 5 comments

  16. Breaking Down Brooklyn Nets Small Forward Position for 2014-15 Season

    The small forward spot is becoming an increasingly perplexing position in today’s NBA , especially when it pertains to the Brooklyn Nets . Some small forwards bring the ball up...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 2 months ago 1,306 reads 3 comments

  17. What the Brooklyn Nets Need from Andrei Kirilenko This Season

    Andrei Kirilenko will be as important as ever to the Brooklyn Nets in 2014-15. With Paul Pierce gone and Croatian rookie Bojan Bogdanovic presumably heading toward ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 2 months ago 1,200 reads 0 comments

  18. Brooklyn Nets Highlights to Get You Pumped Up for 2014-15 Season

    This time last year, Brooklyn Nets fans were living the life. Having watched their team acquire two future Hall of Famers in Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett over the summer, ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 months ago 1,776 reads 1 comments

  19. Ranking the Best and Worst Uniforms in Brooklyn Nets History

    From New York to New Jersey to Brooklyn, the Nets franchise has had a rather bumpy journey. There have certainly been some glistening bright spots. Julius Erving won two ABA championships with the New York Nets in 1974 and 1976...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 months ago 3,973 reads 15 comments

  20. Pairing the NBA's Biggest Stars with Their NFL Counterparts

    Basketball season is finally within reach. After about four months of experiencing hoops withdrawals, fans will at long last be able to see their favorite teams and players take the court in late October...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 months ago 19,430 reads 74 comments

  21. Breaking Down Brooklyn Nets' Shooting Guard Position for 2014-15 Season

    Ever since the Brooklyn Nets left New Jersey two years ago, the team has generated a fair amount of buzz...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 months ago 3,362 reads 11 comments

  22. Breaking Down Brooklyn Nets' Point Guard Position for 2014-15 Season

    Much like starting quarterbacks or shortstops in New York , point guards in The Big Apple receive boatloads of attention...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 months ago 1,315 reads 0 comments

  23. Realistic Expectations for Bojan Bogdanovic's Rookie Season with Brooklyn Nets

    When Paul Pierce opted to join the Washington Wizards this summer, he left a hole on the Brooklyn Nets roster...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 months ago 5,521 reads 13 comments

  24. Remembering Jason Kidd's Better Days with the Nets Franchise

    Before Jason Kidd was a villain in the hearts of Brooklyn Nets fans, he was a hero. Prior to pacing the sidelines of Barclays Center for one rocky season, Kidd was remembered ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 4 months ago 3,279 reads 10 comments

  25. Who Should Be Brooklyn Nets' Starting Power Forward Next Season?

    In a league saturated by sweet-shooting guards, Lionel Hollins is a lone wolf. He's an old-school traditionalist who prefers to run his offense through big men...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 4 months ago 3,448 reads 18 comments