1. 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 20 days ago 21,834 reads 80 comments

  2. What If Miami Heat's Rebuilding Plan Doesn't Work?

    After LeBron James left to return back to the Cleveland Cavaliers , the Miami Heat were faced with the impossible in replacing the league's best player...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 21 days ago 16,612 reads 144 comments

  3. Biggest Threats to Team USA Basketball at 2014 FIBA World Cup

    The United States is the heavy favorite in any international basketball competition it enters, and the 2014 FIBA World Cup will be no different. With that being said, Team USA is a little more vulnerable than it's been in past years...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 21 days ago 60,520 reads 113 comments

  4. Best Backup Big Men Options for Los Angeles Clippers to Pursue

    The Los Angeles Clippers , for the most part, have solidified their frontcourt depth behind Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan this offseason...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 22 days ago 6,987 reads 18 comments

  5. Why Shawn Marion Would Be a Good Free-Agent Pickup for Cleveland Cavaliers

    It's funny the difference a king makes. Without LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers probably wouldn't be much of a free-agent destination...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 22 days ago 7,412 reads 38 comments

  6. Could Phoenix Suns Still Make a Play for Kevin Love Trade?

    While it seems like Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love will end up with the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James, you never know when a dark-horse contender like the Phoenix Suns could come with an offer that proves to be more enticing...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 23 days ago 9,561 reads 45 comments

  7. Predicting the 2014-15 All-NBA Breakout Team

    Every season in the NBA , we see players break out and elevate their status around the league. Whether it be former high draft picks who are on the verge or players with lower profiles ...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 23 days ago 145,844 reads 337 comments

  8. What If Minnesota Timberwolves Can't Trade Kevin Love Before the Season Starts?

    While it seems like foregone conclusion that Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love will eventually be traded, there's a distinct possibility that the move isn't made in a timely manner...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 28 days ago 8,403 reads 45 comments

  9. Would Proposed NBA Lottery Changes Wreck Philadelphia 76ers' Rebuilding Plan?

    The NBA and commissioner Adam Silver are doing a smart thing. By proposing changes to the draft lottery system, the league is looking to curtail tanking and give teams more incentive ...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 28 days ago 52,649 reads 167 comments

  10. Best Potential 2014 Free-Agent Landing Spots for Michael Beasley

    To say that Michael Beasley has gone down a bumpy road during his time in the NBA would be an understatement, but the journey probably isn't going to end here...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 29 days ago 63,380 reads 128 comments

  11. Breaking Down What a 3-Team Trade for Kevin Love Could Look Like

    When it comes to trading a star talent, sometimes it's easier to extract maximum value and make the salaries match up by adding a third team to the negotiations...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 29 days ago 164,664 reads 590 comments

  12. Predicting Final Landing Spots for 10 Best 2014 NBA Free Agents Still Available

    The 2014 free-agency period has certainly been an eventful one, but there are still very many talented players waiting for the right opportunity to pop up...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 30 days ago 119,124 reads 175 comments

  13. Do the Houston Rockets Have Any Tricks Left Up Their Sleeve This Offseason?

    It's easy to look at the offseason for the Houston Rockets and criticize general manager Daryl Morey for what he lost...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 1 month ago 58,730 reads 236 comments

  14. 5 NBA Players Who Will Benefit Most from Team USA Experience

    The chance to play against the world's best players and team up with some of the biggest stars of the NBA can do wonders for both up-and-coming talents and established veterans who need a spark...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 1 month ago 77,471 reads 262 comments

  15. Have the Dallas Mavericks Won the NBA Offseason?

    It's been a while since the Dallas Mavericks have escaped an offseason unscathed in the media. After years of getting spurned by big free agents and getting killed for it afterward, the Mavericks are on the opposite end of the public opinion spectrum.

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 1 month ago 32,839 reads 150 comments

  16. Kevin Love Saga Puts Timberwolves at Yet Another Franchise Crossroads

    It's not very often a team is faced with the most important decision in their history, but that's exactly the case for the Minnesota Timberwolves when it comes to star forward Kevin Love ...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 1 month ago 4,542 reads 17 comments

  17. Will Extensions Become More Prevalent with Restricted Free-Agency Issues?

    There are a few lessons the 2014 free-agency period has taught us. For example, shooting, and not necessarily scoring, is what the market rewards now. The luxury tax, as we saw for the Indiana Pacers, is still a real concern...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 1 month ago 1,698 reads 27 comments

  18. Moving Eric Bledsoe Might Be More Difficult Than Keeping Him for Phoenix Suns

    Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe is stuck in restricted free agency limbo. With negotiations clearly stalled and no team coming up with an offer sheet that he finds acceptable, Bledsoe's future is somewhat up in the air...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 1 month ago 46,709 reads 152 comments

  19. Early Predictions for New Orleans Pelicans' Starting Lineup Next Season

    After a 2013-14 season that was decimated by injuries, the New Orleans Pelicans head into this year with high hopes and one of the brightest young stars in the game in Anthony Davis...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 1 month ago 8,954 reads 44 comments

  20. Handicapping 2014-15 Rookie of the Year Race After Summer League

    The 2014-15 race for NBA Rookie of the Year should be one of the most interesting we've had in a long time...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 1 month ago 51,087 reads 190 comments

  21. Why Anthony Davis Is the Perfect Power Forward for the Modern-Day NBA

    Think of all the power forwards in the league. It's an eclectic bunch. A lot of different skill sets and sizes, superstars and specialists alike. It's one of the league's deepest positions, trailing only point guard...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 1 month ago 27,631 reads 106 comments

  22. What Does Kevin Love Need from His Next Team?

    When it comes to Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love and the speculation surrounding his expected departure, you hear the word "wants" quite a bit...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 1 month ago 28,817 reads 94 comments

  23. Potential Trade Targets for Sacramento Kings to Upgrade Roster

    It’s incredibly difficult to tell what the Sacramento Kings are doing currently, or what the long-term plan is. The frontcourt is dealing with a logjam, the wings are incredibly young, and Darren Collison is slated to be the starting point guard...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 1 month ago 23,845 reads 58 comments

  24. 6 NBA Rosters That Could Still Use an Upgrade

    Most of the 2014 free-agency fireworks are over, but there are still some marquee teams that could stand to upgrade their roster in the race for a title...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 1 month ago 8,545 reads 16 comments

  25. Reading Between the Lines of LA Lakers' Carlos Boozer Acquisition

    Even though it may appear to be confusing on the surface, the Los Angeles Lakers claiming former Chicago Bulls forward Carlos Boozer off amnesty waivers was another example ...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 1 month ago 76,385 reads 225 comments