1. Will Steph Curry or Klay Thompson Benefit More from Team USA Experience?

    Just about every player on Team USA's roster in the FIBA World Cup stands to benefit from being there...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 7 months ago 8,599 reads 11 comments

  2. Larry Sanders' Road to Redemption Critical to Milwaukee Bucks' Turnaround

    For Milwaukee Bucks big man Larry Sanders , his ascension among the NBA 's best centers and defensive players came as rapidly as his fall from grace last season...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 7 months ago 2,715 reads 7 comments

  3. Could Denver Nuggets Be Western Conference's Biggest Surprise Yet Again?

    It feels like it happened a decade ago, but the Denver Nuggets aren't that far removed from being a powerful Western Conference team with one of the league's very best home-court advantages...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 7 months ago 5,427 reads 21 comments

  4. Best Landing Spots for Top Unsigned FIBA Stars

    During the 2014 FIBA World Cup, we've been treated to some great performances from players still without a home in the NBA . That's not entirely uncommon, but it seems more profound this year...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 7 months ago 25,707 reads 22 comments

  5. 5 Free-Agent Fliers for Miami Heat to Gamble on Entering Next Season

    The Miami Heat spent more money than any other team did this offseason, but there are still some holes to fill throughout the roster...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 7 months ago 27,854 reads 18 comments

  6. Houston Rockets Can't Afford to Leave Major Hole Behind Dwight Howard

    The Houston Rockets swung for the fences this offseason by clearing cap room for a major star. While it didn't work out, the Rockets are still in position to acquire a third star ...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 7 months ago 5,799 reads 30 comments

  7. Ranking the New York Knicks' Offseason Acquisitions

    The first offseason for the New York Knicks under Phil Jackson was a largely successful one. Retaining one of the best offensive players in all of basketball in Carmelo Anthony ...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 7 months ago 14,814 reads 38 comments

  8. How Much Pressure Are Chris Paul and Blake Griffin Under to Win Big Next Season?

    There's no reason why the Los Angeles Clippers shouldn't contend for a title next year. None. Not a one...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 7 months ago 5,828 reads 20 comments

  9. Should LA Lakers Be Chasing Wins or the Future This Season?

    The Los Angeles Lakers , as a franchise, are in a bit of precarious situation. On one hand, the Lakers should be all-in on competing for the playoffs and giving Kobe Bryant the ...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 7 months ago 13,764 reads 77 comments

  10. Predicting the Biggest NBA Free Agent Busts for 2014-15 Season

    The 2014 free-agency period was certainly a busy one this year, with big names changing addresses and unexpectedly large salaries being dished out...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 7 months ago 37,615 reads 80 comments

  11. Will Los Angeles Clippers Become the Next Hot Free-Agent Destination?

    In the past, once Donald Sterling was actually willing to spend some money on the team, there was always a stigma attached to joining the Los Angeles Clippers as a free agent...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 8 months ago 21,972 reads 172 comments

  12. Deron Williams or Rajon Rondo: Which NBA Point Guard Will Change Teams First?

    It's not a good time to be a point guard looking to be traded. It's hard to say whether Rajon Rondo of the Boston Celtics or Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets actually want out, but it's just a difficult market either way...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 8 months ago 28,371 reads 114 comments

  13. Kenneth Faried's Strong FIBA Play Means Rising Price Is Worth It for Nuggets

    If you've been watching the group-stage portion of the FIBA World Cup, chances are one player on Team USA has really stood out for you. And, chances are, that player isn't whom you expected it would be...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 8 months ago 4,081 reads 15 comments

  14. How Underwhelming Josh Smith Saga Can Have Happy Ending for Detroit Pistons

    To this point, the Josh Smith Experience in the Motor City has sputtered. After signing a four-year deal worth $54 million, Smith had the worst season of his career, piling up career lows in a number of categories...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 8 months ago 6,743 reads 34 comments

  15. How Much Will Reggie Jackson Be Worth to OKC Thunder as a Free Agent?

    The Oklahoma City Thunder and general manager Sam Presti are in a somewhat familiar position. There's a talented guard currently in a bench role who might want something more than what he has right now...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 8 months ago 7,747 reads 22 comments

  16. What Does Tracy McGrady Have Left to Prove to the NBA?

    Former NBA star Tracy McGrady just might be interested in a comeback, but it's hard to say why that would be. It's always difficult to understand why great athletes retire from their sport and then later make a comeback...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 8 months ago 42,794 reads 120 comments

  17. Ranking the Dallas Mavericks' Offseason Acquisitions

    The Dallas Mavericks had one of the most surprising offseasons of any NBA team, bringing in multiple impact additions through a variety of means...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 8 months ago 10,071 reads 38 comments

  18. Who Should Start for Chicago Bulls at Small Forward?

    The Chicago Bulls have an interesting problem to deal with heading into the season. As opposed to the situation in years prior, the Bulls actually have plenty of legitimate depth that could start for multiple other teams...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 8 months ago 23,050 reads 117 comments

  19. Team USA Snub Best Thing That Could Happen for Damian Lillard

    For Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard , being left off the Team USA final roster must have been a bit of a shock. Lillard , the 2013 Rookie of the Year, has been brilliant in his short time in the league...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 8 months ago 13,331 reads 92 comments

  20. 3 Rim Protectors Cleveland Cavaliers Should Be Pursuing

    With the addition of LeBron James and Kevin Love, the Cleveland Cavaliers won't need much. The offense should be one of the very best in the league, even when accounting for time to jell...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 8 months ago 35,100 reads 78 comments

  21. Biggest Storylines Entering the 2014 FIBA World Cup

    The 2014 FIBA World Cup is upon us, and this year's tournament could be as competitive as we've ever seen...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 8 months ago 105 reads 64 comments

  22. Is Rebuilt Golden State Warriors Bench Enough for Next Step?

    The Golden State Warriors may have missed out on the home run acquisition of Kevin Love, but minor tweaks and additions to a bench unit that struggled last year might be enough to put them in serious title contention this season...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 8 months ago 18,598 reads 99 comments

  23. Bright Future, Tight Window: LA Clippers Have Zero Margin for Error in West

    Whereas in past years there have been more modest goals and hopes of steady improvement and evolution, those days are gone for the Los Angeles Clippers ...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 8 months ago 12,850 reads 34 comments

  24. Do Miami Heat Have Enough Depth to Survive Eastern Conference?

    UPDATE: (8/27, 1:40 pm PST) Miami has agreed to terms with shooting guard Shannon Brown on a deal for one year worth $1.3 million, according to Sam Amick of USA Today ...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 8 months ago 12,105 reads 37 comments

  25. Jared Dudley Trade Invites Major Risk for Los Angeles Clippers

    With first-round picks at a premium around the league, the Los Angeles Clippers made a curious decision to include one in their latest trade with the Milwaukee Bucks ...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 8 months ago 17,803 reads 17 comments