1. Who Is the Easiest Indiana Pacers Player to Move If Rebuilding?

    The Indiana Pacers had a nightmare offseason. After losing Lance Stephenson in free agency to the Charlotte Hornets , Paul George suffered a season-ending leg injury in a scrimmage with Team USA...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 4 months ago 6,521 reads 13 comments

  2. Predicting the Roles and Impact of Each Brooklyn Nets Newcomer This Season

    This was not an easy offseason for the Brooklyn Nets to navigate. When you're well over the salary cap, adding pieces is always difficult...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 4 months ago 6,952 reads 7 comments

  3. Can Anthony Bennett Shed Premature Bust Label with Minnesota Timberwolves?

    After a disastrous rookie season, there's little that can be more beneficial than some re-calibrated expectations and a fresh start somewhere new...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 4 months ago 5,914 reads 8 comments

  4. Is Restricted Free-Agency Status Backfiring on NBA Players and Teams?

    If it seems odd that two of the league's brightest young talents are still available in free agency, that's because it is...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 4 months ago 6,695 reads 26 comments

  5. What to Expect from the NBA's 2nd-Year Coaches

    Last season, the NBA received an influx of new coaching talent. Nine first-year head coaches entered the league, and now with one season under their belts, it's time to see what year two holds...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 4 months ago 29,527 reads 48 comments

  6. Should Los Angeles Clippers Be Worried About Losing DeAndre Jordan?

    It's natural to view Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan as a somewhat dispensable third wheel to Chris Paul and Blake Griffin . When you play with two of the best talents in the league, that will happen...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 4 months ago 14,205 reads 68 comments

  7. Setting Odds for 2014-15 NBA Rookie of the Year

    The 2014-15 NBA Rookie of the Year race feels pretty wide-open. This was one of the deeper classes of recent memory, and there are multiple talented young players who should receive heavy minutes this year...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 4 months ago 27,250 reads 136 comments

  8. Who's the Weak Link in New Orleans Pelicans' Playoff Hopes?

    The case for the New Orleans Pelicans reaching the 2014-15 postseason isn't all that hard to make. In Anthony Davis, the Pelicans could have one of the league's elite two-way players and a real MVP candidate...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 4 months ago 5,093 reads 25 comments

  9. 5 Logjammed NBA Teams with Most Sorting Out to Do Before Training Camp

    As the 2014-15 season approaches ever so slowly, it's time to look at what rosters need some sorting out before the real games begin...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 4 months ago 19,916 reads 71 comments

  10. Predicting the Roles and Impact of Each Chicago Bulls Newcomer This Season

    Perhaps no team in the NBA did a better job of adding depth than the Chicago Bulls this offseason. With Derrick Rose looking great this offseason and with a few huge free-agency ...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 4 months ago 14,442 reads 42 comments

  11. Biggest Challenges for Andrew Wiggins as Face of Minnesota Timberwolves

    When Andrew Wiggins is officially traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kevin Love , he'll essentially be handed the keys to the franchise...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 4 months ago 5,681 reads 14 comments

  12. Are LA Clippers One Piece Away from True NBA Title Contention?

    Let's get something out of the way. The Los Angeles Clippers , as currently constructed, are title contenders...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 4 months ago 8,031 reads 50 comments

  13. Is There 1 Last Chapter in Leandro Barbosa's NBA Career After FIBA World Cup?

    Leandro Barbosa has already had his fair share of NBA minutes and moments, but it might be dangerous to shut the book on the career of the 31-year-old guard just yet...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 4 months ago 1,464 reads 3 comments

  14. 5 Playoff Teams in Real Danger of Missing Postseason in 2014-15

    The big moves of the 2014 offseason certainly changed the landscape of the league, and to expect the playoff picture for this season to remain unchanged after everything that's happened would probably be foolish...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 4 months ago 42,949 reads 269 comments

  15. Can Dallas Mavericks Survive with Aging Point Guard Platoon?

    The Dallas Mavericks may lack star power at point guard, but they make up for it with depth. After trading away one of the more reliable game-managers and shooters in Jose Calderon ...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 4 months ago 6,677 reads 24 comments

  16. Post-Kevin Love Trade: Should Cleveland Cavs Stand Pat or Shore Up Defense?

    By acquiring Kevin Love via trade, the Cleveland Cavaliers have laid the groundwork for a team that can absolutely win multiple titles...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 4 months ago 28,401 reads 56 comments

  17. With Nothing Worth Buying, NY Knicks Should Stop Shopping Pablo Prigioni

    At one point in time, it was easy to see the logic behind the New York Knicks trading backup point guard Pablo Prigioni ...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 5 months ago 10,257 reads 40 comments

  18. Potential Impact Players Still Available in 2014 NBA Free Agency

    We've officially hit the slow period of the NBA offseason, as most rosters are close to being filled and the big fireworks have already gone off...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 5 months ago 44,336 reads 59 comments

  19. Should Miami Heat Be Pursuing a Ray Allen Return?

    When the Miami Heat lost LeBron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers , they also might have lost their greatest recruiting tool...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 5 months ago 20,682 reads 89 comments

  20. Is Dwight Howard Ready to Put the Houston Rockets on His Back?

    Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard hasn't shied away from putting a target on his back, but for the Rockets to have any substantial success in the 2014-15 season, he'll have to put the team on his back a well...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 5 months ago 19,573 reads 74 comments

  21. Do LA Clippers Still Need to Upgrade Small Forward Spot?

    The Los Angeles Clippers added talent and depth this offseason, but the failure to address the small forward position could ultimately come back to haunt them in the postseason...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 5 months ago 4,218 reads 25 comments

  22. Kevin Love's Image Rehab Starts Now

    It's nearly impossible for a star player to demand a trade from the team that drafted him and come out unscathed in the process. Kevin Love has proven to be no exception. After this report from ESPN...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 5 months ago 17,606 reads 31 comments

  23. Next Steps for Anthony Bennett to Turn Around His NBA Career

    In just a little more than a year, Anthony Bennett has been put through the NBA wringer. After being one of the most surprising first picks in NBA draft history, Bennett struggled ...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 5 months ago 20,657 reads 72 comments

  24. Is Greg Monroe Making Costly Mistake by Turning Down Detroit Pistons' Offer?

    Detroit Pistons big man Greg Monroe is in an unenviable position as a restricted free agent. Perhaps more than any other player this offseason, Monroe has been faced with the balancing act of prioritizing team quality, market size, money and fit...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 5 months ago 11,385 reads 51 comments

  25. Kevin Love Trade Means LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers Must Win Now

    It's never happened before, but you can bet that if a team is trading two former No. 1 overall picks still on their rookie contracts in the same transaction, the goal is to get a star who can help the team win right away...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 5 months ago 22,506 reads 80 comments