1. The One 2016 Free Agent Each NBA Team Should Already Be Eyeing

    NBA superstars are always in short supply, but that will especially be the case in July. The vast majority of teams will be flush with cap space to suit at least one max salary, ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 8,549 reads 11 comments

  2. Despite Decline, Free-Agency Market Will Treat Dwight Howard Like a Superstar

    Dwight Howard doesn't dominate the NBA like he once did with the Orlando Magic . At 30, nearly four years after having a herniated disc removed from his back, he may never be ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 12,989 reads 48 comments

  3. Saturday NBA Roundup: Eastern Conference Middle Class Is Officially Legit

    The Cleveland Cavaliers and Toronto Raptors have been the clear class of the East thus far, but both could be susceptible to playoff upsets at the hands of the conference's second tier...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 2 months ago 81,292 reads 272 comments

  4. Each NBA Team's Most Promising Prospect

    March Madness must be a strange time to be a young player in the NBA . Here they are, slogging through the dog days of an 82-game season, while their old college buddies sprint to a photo finish in the NCAA tournament...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 2 months ago 167,643 reads 241 comments

  5. 7 Players Who Will Define the 2016 NBA Playoff Picture

    With three weeks to go during the 2015-16 NBA regular season, there's still wiggle room in the playoff picture on either side of the league's 16-team bracket...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 2 months ago 3,059 reads 3 comments

  6. Dwight Howard, James Harden Must 'Figure It Out' Now and Tuesday NBA Takeaways

    During a recent chat with USA Today 's Sam Amick , Dwight Howard insisted all is well between him and James Harden , and the two Houston Rockets stars have the rest of the season and playoffs to “figure out how to make this thing work...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 2 months ago 52,728 reads 171 comments

  7. The 2016 NBA MVP of Every Age Group

    Stephen Curry hasn't just changed the way the NBA thinks about defending point guards and shooting threes; he's also forced us to find new ways to talk about the MVP race...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 2 months ago 26,041 reads 31 comments

  8. Ranking the Top 10 Free-Agent Targets of the 2016 NBA Offseason

    If you think March Madness is going to be crazy in college basketball, just wait until July Lunacy in the NBA ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 2 months ago 141,265 reads 220 comments

  9. Tuesday NBA Roundup: Hype or No Hype, Spurs' Dominance Can't Be Overlooked

    Two days after the time change and nearly a year since an epic seven-game playoff series, the San Antonio Spurs have sprung forward, while the Los Angeles Clippers have fallen back...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 2 months ago 42,302 reads 134 comments

  10. Saturday NBA Roundup: It's Time to Stop Doubting the Toronto Raptors

    After practicing with the Cleveland Cavaliers in Los Angeles on Saturday morning, LeBron James sounded like someone who, while concerned about his squad's intermittent issues, was confident in its standing within the bigger picture...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 3 months ago 45,172 reads 203 comments

  11. 30 Bold Predictions for the Final Month of the 2015-16 NBA Season

    Crystal balls are hard to come by these days, what with Miss Cleo being off the air and all. Where else are NBA fans supposed to go for their late-season prognostications? Well, right here, for one...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 3 months ago 18,275 reads 25 comments

  12. Tuesday NBA Roundup: Carmelo Anthony's Timeline Out of Sync with Knicks' Future

    Five years after Carmelo Anthony forced his way to the Big Apple, folks in the Mile High City still aren't happy with him...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 3 months ago 40,324 reads 97 comments

  13. NBA Rookie Progress Meter: D'Angelo Russell Thriving in Return to Starting 5

    March can be a tricky time for NBA rookies. On the one hand, they're grinding through the dog days of the league's 82-game schedule, doing their darndest to avoid the proverbial rookie wall—assuming they haven't already crashed into it...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 3 months ago 24,774 reads 26 comments

  14. NBA Awards Odds 2015-16: Predicting Who Will Take Home the Hardware

    The Grammys and Oscars have come and gone, but that doesn't mean awards season is over. It's merely on hiatus until spring, when the NBA starts handing out its own hardware. There's still vigorous competition for the league's top honors...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 3 months ago 45,492 reads 142 comments

  15. Why Your Favorite NBA Team Won't Win the Title: March Edition

    The NBA has officially entered the dog days of the 2015-16 season. While the pros recover from their All-Star break hangovers to slog through the league's stretch run, the nation ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 3 months ago 121,100 reads 225 comments

  16. Tuesday NBA Roundup: Damian Lillard, C.J. McCollum Leading Shocking Playoff Push

    Last season, when the Portland Trail Blazers looked like bona fide Western Conference contenders, LaMarcus Aldridge offered up a nickname for the team's blistering backcourt of Damian Lillard and Wesley Matthews...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 3 months ago 53,570 reads 176 comments

  17. Tuesday NBA Roundup: Nobody Wants to Face Damian Lillard, Blazers out West

    Come playoff time, no Western Conference club will be safe in the first round—not even the Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 3 months ago 214,722 reads 130 comments

  18. Road Warriors Pushing Borders of 'Dub Nation' Beyond Oracle Arena

    LOS ANGELES — At a recent shootaround in Portland, Stephen Curry was asked if he'd noticed the swell of road support for the Golden State Warriors this season...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 3 months ago 72,408 reads 244 comments

  19. Ranking Every NBA Team's Starting 5, Post-2016 Trade Deadline

    A relatively quiet trade deadline left most of the NBA 's starting lineups intact after the All-Star break...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 3 months ago 67,969 reads 62 comments

  20. What Every NBA Team Should Do at 2016 Trade Deadline

    There's no point in predicting what will go down before the NBA 's trade deadline passes at 3 p.m. ET on Feb. 18. Teams are always talking—and leaking details of those chats to the media...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 3 months ago 312,351 reads 428 comments

  21. NBA Tuesday Trade Roundup: Pistons' Present, Future Brighter with Tobias Harris

    The Detroit Pistons and Orlando Magic are both aiming to end long, painful playoff droughts. But in getting together to better meet those ends on Tuesday, only one came out with a prettier picture in both the short and long terms...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 3 months ago 90,040 reads 99 comments

  22. Even Splash Brothers Can't Overshadow Greatest NBA Dunk Contest Showdown Ever

    Last year , Zach LaVine put the NBA 's Slam Dunk Contest back on the map. This year, he and Aaron Gordon torched the map and drew their own...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 4 months ago 178,330 reads 300 comments

  23. In Kobe Bryant, Andrew Wiggins Finding Blueprint for Rising Stardom

    LOS ANGELES — In the waning minutes of a 119-115 Los Angeles Lakers win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Feb...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 4 months ago 52,427 reads 104 comments

  24. Stephen Curry Showing Up All MVP Competition and Tuesday NBA Takeaways

    Save for the occasional update from Bleacher Report's Dan Favale , you probably haven't heard much about the NBA 's MVP race so far this season...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 4 months ago 66,199 reads 143 comments

  25. NBA Rookie Progress Meter: Devin Booker Joining Club of 1st-Year Elites

    The 2015 NBA draft will be well-represented in Toronto over Valentine's Weekend, just not during the All-Star Game itself. Of the first 15 picks, seven—including each of the top five—will suit up for the Rising Stars Challenge that Friday...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 4 months ago 28,136 reads 38 comments