1. 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 3 minutes ago 5 reads 0 comments

  2. 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 4 days ago 12,382 reads 96 comments

  3. 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 4 days ago 32,347 reads 79 comments

  4. 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 5 days ago 42,974 reads 64 comments

  5. 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 5 days ago 17,559 reads 97 comments

  6. 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 6 days ago 12,393 reads 34 comments

  7. 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 6 days ago 11,401 reads 37 comments

  8. 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 7 days ago 17,325 reads 17 comments

  9. 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 7 days ago 5,603 reads 11 comments

  10. 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 8 days ago 5,983 reads 7 comments

  11. 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 8 days ago 5,446 reads 8 comments

  12. 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 11 days ago 6,261 reads 26 comments

  13. 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 11 days ago 30,641 reads 49 comments

  14. 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 12 days ago 13,659 reads 68 comments

  15. 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 12 days ago 24,863 reads 132 comments

  16. 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 13 days ago 4,729 reads 26 comments

  17. 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 13 days ago 19,821 reads 73 comments

  18. 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 14 days ago 14,028 reads 43 comments

  19. 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 14 days ago 5,457 reads 14 comments

  20. 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 15 days ago 7,533 reads 50 comments

  21. 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 15 days ago 1,286 reads 3 comments

  22. 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 18 days ago 42,820 reads 272 comments

  23. 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 18 days ago 6,508 reads 24 comments

  24. 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 19 days ago 28,211 reads 56 comments

  25. 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 19 days ago 9,984 reads 40 comments