1. Is Early Activity Foreshadowing Epic NBA Trade Deadline?

    You'd be right to wonder if the NBA 's in-season trade market has been more active than usual in 2014-15. Truth be told, it has...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 60,359 reads 62 comments

  2. Best NBA Landing Spots for Free-Agent Point Guard Jordan Farmar

    Hey, NBA ! Does anyone need a backup point guard? How about a worldly veteran with championship experience? Or someone who can play off the ball as a spot-up shooter? Well, you're in luck, because Jordan Farmar is back on the market...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 63,177 reads 74 comments

  3. Atlanta Hawks Look Unstoppable in the East and Other Friday NBA Takeaways

    Another night, another outright evisceration by the Atlanta Hawks. The Hawks went into the Air Canada Centre and taught the Toronto Raptors, one of the East's best during the first ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 36,921 reads 207 comments

  4. NBA Power Rankings Halfway Through the 2014-15 Season

    To paraphrase Buffalo Springfield, something's happening here, but what it is—in the NBA , anyway— is exactly clear. It's mid-January. All-Star ballots are being cast...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 421,967 reads 514 comments

  5. Zach Randolph Can Help Grizzlies Restore Elite Western Conference Status

    Sometimes, it seems as though the Memphis Grizzlies , if not the entire NBA , have passed Zach Randolph by...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 8,810 reads 26 comments

  6. Los Angeles Clippers Need More Than Roster Tweaks to Chase NBA Title

    As far as Western Conference contenders are concerned, the Los Angeles Clippers are stuck between a rock and a hard place...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 2,567 reads 24 comments

  7. Under-the-Radar NBA Players Likeliest to Break out in 2015

    The Foo Fighters kicked off their latest North American tour here in L.A. this past weekend. Naturally, that news got yours truly started on another Dave Grohl-centric music binge...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 26,538 reads 54 comments

  8. Max-Contract Questions a Fact of NBA Life for Kevin Love

    If David Blatt 's doubts about Kevin Love 's max-contract worthiness are giving you deja vu , then you're not alone...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 29,649 reads 164 comments

  9. Is Jeff Green Final Piece to Memphis Grizzlies' Championship Puzzle?

    Three years ago, Jeff Green underwent surgery to repair an aortic aneurysm in his heart. He missed the entirety of the 2011-12 NBA season that followed, but the operation saved his life, of which his basketball career was but a part...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 34,995 reads 53 comments

  10. Warriors Building Another Winning Streak and Other Friday NBA Takeaways

    Simple math will tell you that six isn't the same as 16, but for the Golden State Warriors, it could be in time...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 34,184 reads 111 comments

  11. 2014-15 NBA Power Rankings After 10 Weeks of Action

    The NBA that tipped off the 2014-15 season is practically unrecognizable now, with teams around the league nearing the 40-game mark...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 279,788 reads 697 comments

  12. Struggling OKC Thunder out of Excuses and Other Wednesday NBA Takeaways

    Remember how the Oklahoma City Thunder were supposed to take the NBA by storm once Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook were reunited in health? Remember how this terrific tandem ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 32,989 reads 158 comments

  13. 5 Potential Small Forward Trade Targets for Los Angeles Clippers to Chase

    So far through the 2014-15 NBA season, the Los Angeles Clippers appear to have no fewer than two clear weaknesses: on the wing and off the bench...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 8,948 reads 32 comments

  14. Despite Rough Present, Timberwolves Are NBA's Most Promising Future Powerhouse

    A 12-game losing streak is never cause for celebration. Neither is a 10- year losing streak, even less so when those skids are simultaneous, as in the current case of the Minnesota Timberwolves ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 27,068 reads 59 comments

  15. Meet the NBA's Most Underappreciated Team, the Atlanta Hawks

    LOS ANGELES — You wouldn't have known it from any of the pregame buzz (or lack thereof) or the media horde (there wasn't much of one) or the crowd at Staples Center (it was ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 17,952 reads 135 comments

  16. Is the NBA Headed Toward Another Big-Man-Dominated Era?

    There's no escaping Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins , now that they're seemingly everywhere in the basketball world. On the court, both individually and in opposition to one another...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 60,755 reads 170 comments

  17. Kevin Durant Is Still the MVP We Know and Love

    Being a superhero doesn't render someone impervious to injury. Even Superman crumbled in the presence of Kryptonite...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 44,236 reads 262 comments

  18. The Most Underappreciated NBA Player at Every Position

    Theoretically speaking, no quality NBA player should ever go without a considerable modicum of appreciation in today's hyper-connected world...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 120,605 reads 280 comments

  19. NBA Power Rankings: How Each Team Stacks Up to Start 2015

    Happy 2015, everyone! The new year brings with it, among other things, a new set of power rankings, albeit in the same, old format. The turning of the calendar from 2014 forward comes with plenty of significant change across the NBA ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 518,949 reads 843 comments

  20. 1 New Year's Resolution for Each NBA Team in 2015

    What's your New Year's resolution? Is it to get back in the gym? Start cooking for yourself? Maybe you're trying to travel more in 2015, or save up for something big. Maybe your resolution is to not resolve to do anything at all...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 273,367 reads 227 comments

  21. Dante Exum Learning to Navigate NBA During Rocky Rookie Season

    LOS ANGELES — It wasn't all that long ago that Dante Exum was back in his home country of Australia, running summer camp drills with eager youngsters at the Institute of Sport, where he played prior to his arrival in the NBA ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 2 months ago 4,181 reads 13 comments

  22. How Much Better Will the Detroit Pistons Be Without Josh Smith?

    It's not at all uncommon for a breakup to benefit both parties. If the circumstances of a given union are so dire as to even consider a split, chances are, that relationship wasn't going to last in any healthy way anyway...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 2 months ago 41,010 reads 93 comments

  23. Top-Seeded Warriors Still Far From Panic Mode after 2-Game Skid in Los Angeles

    LOS ANGELES — Even the most legendary teams in NBA history have run into rough patches. The 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers lost back-to-back games before ripping off a record 33 wins in a row and dropping four out of six immediately thereafter...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 2 months ago 6,453 reads 23 comments

  24. 2014-15 NBA Power Rankings: How All 30 Teams Shake Out After Christmas

    The gifts have been unwrapped, the stockings unstuffed, the eggnog snogged and the relatives eschewed. Christmas is over, which for much of the sports-consuming public, means the NBA season has only begun...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 2 months ago 454,088 reads 790 comments

  25. There's More to Life in the NBA Than Winning Championships

    Herm Edwards never played or coached basketball at a high level, but there's a reason the ex-NFLer's famous postgame rant is still so popular in the sports world. That is because it's true...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 2 months ago 33,235 reads 59 comments