1. What Does Slip in NBA Draft Lottery Mean for Los Angeles Lakers' Rebuild?

    It's been more than 34 years since the Cleveland Cavaliers practically gift-wrapped the pick that became the No...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 11 months ago 14,738 reads 66 comments

  2. Los Angeles Lakers' Chances of Kevin Love Trade Looking Worse Than Ever

    The Los Angeles Lakers can't be too happy to hear that Kevin Love is already angling to extricate himself from the Minnesota Timberwolves . If this were all swirling a year from now, the Lakers would be sitting pretty...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 11 months ago 33,547 reads 89 comments

  3. 5 NBA Teams in Best Position to Pull Off Kevin Love Trade

    The tenuous marriage between Kevin Love and the Minnesota Timberwolves may be headed for Splitsville sooner than expected. According to ESPN...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 11 months ago 33,896 reads 136 comments

  4. Despite Playoff Outcome, LA Clippers Here to Stay as NBA Title Contenders

    The Los Angeles Clippers had every reason to be upset about the way their campaign ended. They won a franchise-record 57 games during the regular season, only to see their ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 11 months ago 11,676 reads 100 comments

  5. LA Clippers' Redemption Story Falls Short with Consecutive Late-Game Collapses

    LOS ANGELES—The Los Angeles Clippers had their chances. To knock the Oklahoma City Thunder out of the NBA playoffs. To advance to the Western Conference Finals for the first time in franchise history...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 12 months ago 10,711 reads 53 comments

  6. Biggest Needs for Los Angeles Clippers During 2014 Offseason

    Another year, another historic regular season squandered in the second round of the NBA playoffs by the Los Angeles Clippers ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 12 months ago 17,409 reads 66 comments

  7. NBA Stars-in-Waiting Bound to Blossom Next Season

    A long, long time ago (i.e. back in November), I wondered if the 2013-14 NBA season might be the " Year of the Sophomore ." In many ways, that discussion proved a prescient one...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 12 months ago 3,505 reads 11 comments

  8. Can Chris Paul Rebound from Devastating Game 5 Loss and Save Clippers' Season?

    Before the " Replay Seen 'Round the World ," there was a collapse of epic proportions. Before Reggie Jackson had his hands stripped off the ball by Matt Barnes, it was Chris Paul ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 12 months ago 1,614 reads 12 comments

  9. Matt Barnes Instagrams Livid Message in Response to Controversial Game 5 Call

    When it comes to venting on social media, Matt Barnes is usually among the first in line. He certainly was Tuesday...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 12 months ago 39,960 reads 151 comments

  10. Russell Westbrook Reminds NBA Why Oklahoma City Thunder Need His Hero Ball

    Charles Barkley was right. During TNT's Inside the NBA after Game 5 between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Los Angeles Clippers , Barkley called Russell Westbrook a ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 12 months ago 5,628 reads 48 comments

  11. Are the Detroit Pistons in Good Hands with Stan Van Gundy?

    Get ready, Motown , 'cause here he comes. Stan Van Gundy , that is. According to ESPN.com's Marc Stein , the Detroit Pistons have hired Van Gundy as their next head coach and president of basketball operations...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 12 months ago 24,488 reads 119 comments

  12. NBA Advisory/Finance Committee Meets to Review Status of Clippers Ownership

    While Donald Sterling is busy making a fool of himself on national television, the league continues its lurch toward stripping Sterling of his ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 12 months ago 6,694 reads 27 comments

  13. Cleveland Cavaliers Need Stability to Salvage Future with Kyrie Irving

    Another year, another new head coach for Kyrie Irving and yet another reason for the Cleveland Cavaliers and their fans to fret about their future...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 12 months ago 8,252 reads 14 comments

  14. OKC Thunder vs. Los Angeles Clippers: Who Has the Edge in Best-of-3 Series?

    One week (and four games) into their second-round NBA playoff series, the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Los Angeles Clippers are right where they started. Tied, with a pivotal game at Chesapeake Energy Arena right around the corner...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 12 months ago 20,894 reads 232 comments

  15. Blazers Will Need More Than Home-Court Magic to Make Spurs Series Competitive

    After two games and two blowouts, the Portland Trail Blazers head back to Rip City in search of answers. The sort of answers the San Antonio Spurs seem to have in spades in this series...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 12 months ago 8,556 reads 28 comments

  16. Gregg Popovich Has 'Always Felt Guilty' About Moving Manu Ginobili to Sub Role

    Coaching in the NBA is a tough business. Every decision—right or wrong, success or failure—is attended by its own set of concerns and emotions. Just ask Gregg Popovich...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 12 months ago 9,840 reads 10 comments

  17. Tony Parker Is Biggest X-Factor in San Antonio Spurs' 2nd-Round Series

    It's strange to think of Tony Parker as an "X-factor." In the NBA playoffs, that term is usually reserved for a lesser-known quantity, someone whose impact might fly below the ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 12 months ago 1,148 reads 4 comments

  18. Why Miami Heat's Path to Three-Peat Is Clearer Than Ever

    This was supposed to be the toughest year yet for the Miami Heat . The fatigue of pushing their way to consecutive NBA titles in three trips to the Finals was supposed to drag down them down this time around...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 12 months ago 5,362 reads 25 comments

  19. Why It's More Important Than Ever for the Los Angeles Clippers to Succeed

    Prior to Game 7 of the first-round series between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Golden State Warriors , Bleacher Report's Ric Bucher pondered the potential repercussions ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 12 months ago 3,052 reads 12 comments

  20. Nets Can't Afford Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett Disappearing Act Against Heat

    The Brooklyn Nets must've known that their second-round series against the Miami Heat would be an uphill battle...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 12 months ago 7,331 reads 27 comments

  21. Will 2013-14 Trail Blazers Be a One-Shot Wonder or an All-Time Portland Great?

    It's no matter of hyperbole to suggest—if not scream from the rooftops—that Damian Lillard 's shot to beat the Houston Rockets in Game 6 and end the Portland Trail Blazers ' first-round series was the greatest in franchise history...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 12 months ago 2,854 reads 7 comments

  22. Friday Preps Us for Best NBA Playoffs Weekend Ever

    The NBA seemed headed for the most epic of playoff weekends. Five of the league's first-round series were already ticketed for Game 7s. The Houston Rockets and the Portland Trail Blazers seemed set to make it an even six...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 12 months ago 33,015 reads 78 comments

  23. Former Clipper Stephen Jackson Releases Rap Song Slamming Donald Sterling

    "Is this a court or is this a cotton field?" That question has, in essence, been posed by a number of NBA luminaries in the days since Donald Sterling's racially charged remarks ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 12 months ago 37,170 reads 64 comments

  24. Los Angeles Clippers Blow Golden Opportunity to Close out Warriors

    The basketball gods practically gift-wrapped Game 6 for the Los Angeles Clippers . And yet, this series, like the other two contested Thursday, will be decided by a seventh game ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 12 months ago 18,118 reads 46 comments

  25. Ranking Every 2014 NBA Playoff Team Still Alive

    I'm not the first one to say it and I won't be the last: the 2014 NBA playoffs have been frickin' awesome! Better yet, we're just a week-and-a-half into them, with another month-and-a-half or so still to go...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 12 months ago 15,564 reads 51 comments