1. Los Angeles Lakers Will Have Their Work Cut Out for Them at NBA Summer League

    Not a meaningless moment has passed since the Los Angeles Lakers ' miserable 2013-14 season came to a close...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 2 days ago 21,837 reads 69 comments

  2. Houston Rockets or Miami Heat: Which Is Better Fit for Free Agent Chris Bosh?

    What should he do ? No, not LeBron James—well, yes LeBron James, but what about Chris Bosh ? According to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski , Bosh would prefer to remain ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 2 days ago 24,698 reads 135 comments

  3. Los Angeles Lakers Have No Choice but to Roll Big Dice in Free Agency

    Carmelo Anthony may seem an odd fit next to Kobe Bryant , and LeBron James could be no more than a long shot to come to the West Coast, but what options do the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 3 days ago 38,381 reads 141 comments

  4. NBA Free Agency 2014: Early Winners and Losers

    It hasn't been long since the start of the NBA 's latest silly season, and...well, not much has happened thus far. At least, nothing of any concrete and/or earth-shattering importance...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 4 days ago 123,675 reads 138 comments

  5. 1 Burning Question for Every NBA Team Entering Weekend 1 of 2014 Free Agency

    Independence Day weekend seems as good a time as any to reset the situation in which the NBA finds itself after a few frenetic days of free agency. Some of the biggest names on the market (i...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 6 days ago 500,980 reads 388 comments

  6. Is Gordon Hayward Really Worth the Max?

    Gordon Hayward is to this year's NBA free-agent market what Russia once was to Winston Churchill: a mystery wrapped in a riddle inside what might be a max contract...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 days ago 47,025 reads 251 comments

  7. Predicting Final Roster for USA's 2014 FIBA World Cup Team

    Never fear, America! Team USA's exit from Brazil doesn't spell the end of the Red, White and Blue's pursuit of a World Cup crown this summer. That is, if you're willing to consider the FIBA World Cup of Basketball...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 days ago 81,326 reads 507 comments

  8. Best Potential Free Agents for Los Angeles Lakers to Replace Jodie Meeks

    Jodie Meeks ' tenure in Tinseltown didn't work out so well for the Los Angeles Lakers , though, the work he did therein paid off in spades for him. According to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski , Meeks will sign a three-year, $19...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 8 days ago 56,980 reads 138 comments

  9. Hidden Gems on 2014 NBA Free-Agency Market

    There's much more to NBA free agency beyond the whereabouts and future plans of the biggest stars in basketball. In the end, the league only has one LeBron James, one Carmelo Anthony and one Dirk Nowitzki to split between 30 teams...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 9 days ago 77,372 reads 75 comments

  10. Wizards' Marcin Gortat Extension Dwindles Free-Agent Center Pool for Miami Heat

    It seems like only yesterday that the Miami Heat were poised to beef up their roster around LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh . That's probably because that (pretty much) was yesterday...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 9 days ago 41,064 reads 160 comments

  11. How Michael Jordan Can Dominate a New Facet of the NBA

    Winning hasn't always come as easily or as naturally to Michael Jordan as his hagiography might suggest. His Airness failed to make the cut for his high school's varsity squad as a sophomore...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 10 days ago 43,379 reads 84 comments

  12. Can Andrew Wiggins Be the Alpha Dog of Cleveland Cavaliers' Future?

    I'm not a psychologist, nor do I play one on TV, but it seems to be the status quo that the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft should be a true leader, a future superstar, a singular personality who can be the alpha dog on a good (if not great) team...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 13 days ago 46,733 reads 303 comments

  13. Will Sixers' Joel Embiid Steal-and-Stash Be Home Run of 2014 NBA Draft?

    The only thing guaranteed to be more delayed than Joel Embiid 's reaction to getting picked just behind Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker in the 2014 NBA draft is the satisfaction ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 13 days ago 17,626 reads 90 comments

  14. NBA Power Rankings: Where Do Teams Stack Up After 2014 Draft?

    The 2014 NBA draft itself wasn't as eventful as anticipated. The craziness of 2013 gave way to relative calm this year, despite the depth of talent available and the long line of pick-deprived teams looking to score some of it...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 14 days ago 824,316 reads 742 comments

  15. Pros and Cons of Los Angeles Lakers Re-Signing Nick Young

    It's official: The Swag is back. On the free-agent market, that is. The Los Angeles Lakers announced on Wednesday that Nick Young will not be opting into the second year of his contract with the Purple and Gold...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 15 days ago 12,647 reads 53 comments

  16. 6 Moves Miami Heat Must Make to Keep LeBron James in South Beach

    LeBron James' decision to opt out of his contract with the Miami Heat and into free agency doesn't necessarily indicate a desire to flee South Beach...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 16 days ago 49,844 reads 99 comments

  17. NBA Draft 2014: 10 Predictions for Thursday Night

    You'd have an easier time guessing exactly what Russell Westbrook will wear to opening night 2014 than you would predicting what will become of Thursday's NBA draft ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 16 days ago 12,312 reads 11 comments

  18. Rudy Gay's Future with Sacramento Kings About More Than Money

    Rudy Gay's decision to opt into the final year of his contract with the Sacramento Kings should come as no surprise...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 17 days ago 14,069 reads 18 comments

  19. Could the Boston Celtics' Future Hinge on Kevin Love Trade?

    There will be no standing pat for the Boston Celtics this offseason. Not after going 25-57 in the wake of parting ways with Paul Pierce , Kevin Garnett and Doc Rivers last summer...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 17 days ago 13,726 reads 86 comments

  20. Pressure Is on Big 3 to Stick Together, Not on Miami Heat to Keep Them

    Pat Riley knows what he's doing this summer. "We don't need to rebuild," he told reporters during the opening remarks of his exit interview Thursday. "We need to retool...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 18 days ago 11,322 reads 20 comments

  21. Laker Fans Can Take Solace in Recent History of No. 7 NBA Draft Picks

    Barring another unforeseen shakeup atop the 2014 NBA draft, the Los Angeles Lakers won't have a prayer of pegging either Andrew Wiggins or Jabari Parker to be Kobe Bryant 's running mate/successor with the No...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 20 days ago 41,460 reads 105 comments

  22. Inside LA's Summer Pro-Am Hoops Institutions, the Drew League and Venice Beach

    Dr. Luther Gulick's instructions were simple. The superintendent of physical education at the YMCA International Training School in Springfield, Massachusetts, asked a young ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 21 days ago 22,885 reads 13 comments

  23. Should NBA Fans Be Rooting for Spurs and Heat in Tiebreaker 2015 NBA Finals?

    Three-peats are nothing new for the NBA . The Los Angeles Lakers of the Kobe Bryant -Shaquille O'Neal vintage put one together. The Chicago Bulls did it twice in an eight-year span, with Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen leading the way...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 21 days ago 36,646 reads 315 comments

  24. Pros and Cons of Philadelphia 76ers Selecting Andrew Wiggins in 2014 NBA Draft

    The City of Brotherly Love is abuzz with all things Andrew Wiggins at the moment. According to multiple reports out of Philadelphia, the 76ers squired Wiggins about town in ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 23 days ago 9,094 reads 25 comments

  25. Ranking the Last 10 NBA Championship Teams

    Today's NBA marks the passage of time not with ticking clocks, but with San Antonio Spurs championships...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 24 days ago 106,617 reads 365 comments