1. Players Most Likely to Hit Trading Block After 2016 NBA Draft

    Serge Ibaka , Victor Oladipo and Thaddeus Young were among the most noteworthy chess pieces to move Thursday around and during the 2016 NBA draft...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 5 months ago 362,521 reads 312 comments

  2. NBA Draft 2016: Teams That Can Afford to Gamble

    Thursday's NBA draft could be a free-for-all, with executives placing long-shot bets. There's an underwhelming crop of talent beyond Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram, and the roll ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 6 months ago 40,992 reads 40 comments

  3. 2016 NBA Free Agents: 15 Sleepers You Need to Know

    Contrary to popular belief, this summer won't be Kevin Durant 's alone. Nor will LeBron James be the only other free agent to slice off a sizable chunk of the NBA 's rapidly expanding revenue pie...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 6 months ago 119,018 reads 84 comments

  4. Dominique Wilkins Talks Finals, Difference Between Today's and Yesterday's NBA

    Unlike some of his NBA peers from yesteryear, Dominique Wilkins doesn't begrudge where the game of basketball is going. "T hese guys are great players today, make no mistake about that," Wilkins told Bleacher Report...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 6 months ago 16,236 reads 35 comments

  5. 10 Bold Predictions for the 2016 NBA Draft

    The 2016 NBA draft is shaping up to be one of the wackier affairs in recent memory. Beyond LSU's Ben Simmons and Duke's Brandon Ingram presumably becoming the first two picks, everything else is still up in the air...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 6 months ago 218,495 reads 272 comments

  6. Inside the Glamour-Free Life of an NBA Draft Long Shot

    LOS ANGELES — Damion Lee’s phone rang around half past three in the afternoon on a Tuesday. His agent, Aaron Goodwin, was on the other end. “Are you still in Oakland?” Goodwin asked...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 6 months ago 90,293 reads 21 comments

  7. NBA Playoff Predictions We Got All Wrong

    When it comes to predicting the NBA playoffs, everyone and their mother seems to have a crystal ball handy. But nobody's perfect. Few get called out for the accuracy of their prognostications, and even fewer cop to their own results...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 6 months ago 96,235 reads 124 comments

  8. 2016 NBA Draft: Teams Under the Most Pressure to Hit Big

    Why do NBA teams pour so many of their resources into the draft? Why do they spend so much time, money and effort scouting players around the world, poking and prodding them at the ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 6 months ago 132,350 reads 360 comments

  9. The Most Undervalued 2016 NBA Free Agent at Every Position

    In some ways, LeBron James and Kevin Durant will be the most "undervalued" free agents this summer. They each are likely to sign for max salaries north of $25 million for 2016-17, ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 6 months ago 24,330 reads 21 comments

  10. The Most Overvalued 2016 NBA Free Agent at Every Position

    NBA value is a tricky variable to sort out, especially this year. The league's new national TV deal with ESPN and Turner (Bleacher Report's parent company) will send the salary ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 6 months ago 43,637 reads 76 comments

  11. NBA Free Agents with Clear Red Flags Entering 2016 Offseason

    Beyond Kevin Durant and LeBron James, there are no slam dunks in this summer's NBA free-agent class. Even those two aren't without their blemishes: Durant's foot and James' 31-year-old body and rusty jumper...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 283,738 reads 194 comments

  12. Is This as Good as It Gets for the Toronto Raptors?

    You know it's been an unusual night for the Toronto Raptors when Bismack Biyombo is the BMOC—the Big Man On the Court...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 100,032 reads 215 comments

  13. Orlando Magic Find a Proven Winner Who Can Develop Young Roster in Frank Vogel

    The Orlando Magic can almost smell, taste and touch the end of their post- Dwight Howard playoff drought. They started the 2015-16 NBA season at 19-13 and finished with 35 wins—10 more than the year prior...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 29,149 reads 80 comments

  14. Heart, Head and Wallet Destinations for NBA's Top 2016 Free Agents

    The internal struggle of NBA free agency is real—or will be once the calendar flips to July. Come summer, a top-heavy class will have to battle with impulses that can lead players in competing directions...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 342,018 reads 476 comments

  15. To Max or Not to Max: Is Harrison Barnes Worth Leading-Man Money?

    Andrew Bogut is among the NBA 's ultimate "love him if he's on your team, hate him if he's not" players, and not just because of what he does on the court...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 55,840 reads 158 comments

  16. Promising Orlando Magic Roster Needs the Right Coach Right Now

    Sometimes, the NBA 's coaching carousel spins itself. On Thursday, Scott Skiles left the Orlando Magic spinning their wheels in search of a new head coach...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 11,045 reads 35 comments

  17. Pending Free Agents Who've Boosted Their Value in 2016 NBA Playoffs

    LeBron James and Kevin Durant aside, none of the NBA 's impending free agents who've partaken in this year's playoffs are guaranteed to break the bank this summer. DeMar DeRozan has been up and down for the Toronto Raptors...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 60,627 reads 73 comments

  18. NBA Playoffs 2016: Updated Odds for Each Remaining Team to Win a Title

    To bookies and erstwhile sports prognosticators, the NBA playoffs must be a breeze. Even with all that injuries can do to upset the apple cart (see: the Los Angeles Clippers), ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 44,322 reads 104 comments

  19. Grading Rookie Performances So Far in NBA Playoffs

    Most of the top rookies from 2015-16—Karl-Anthony Towns, Kristaps Porzingis , D'Angelo Russell, Jahlil Okafor, Devin Booker, etc.—have been reduced to spectators in this year's NBA playoffs...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 20,110 reads 39 comments

  20. The San Antonio Spurs' Machine Is Officially Off and Running

    It started with a bang. On the first possession of the first game of the San Antonio Spurs ' third NBA playoff go-around with the Oklahoma City Thunder , Kawhi Leonard drove ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 38,927 reads 154 comments

  21. Complete 2016 All-NBA Team Predictions

    It's one thing to fill out an NBA awards ballot, real or imagined. It's another thing entirely to predict how all the media folks tabbed to do so actually completed theirs...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 103,615 reads 372 comments

  22. 2016 NBA Playoffs Heat Check: Ranking Top Performers from Round 1 by Position

    The NBA playoffs are getting more interesting by the day. Some of the weaker elements (the Memphis Grizzlies, Dallas Mavericks and Detroit Pistons) have been culled from the herd...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 82,836 reads 194 comments

  23. Why We're Still Not Sure If the OKC Thunder Are Title Contenders

    These aren't the Oklahoma City Thunder you're looking for —not if you're expecting a bona fide NBA title contender, that is...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 8 months ago 36,346 reads 106 comments

  24. To Max or Not to Max: Is DeMar DeRozan Worth Leading-Man Money?

    Two games won't make or break DeMar DeRozan's foray into unrestricted free agency this summer. At least he should hope that's the case...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 8 months ago 38,280 reads 148 comments

  25. 1 Reason to Get Excited About Every NBA Non-Playoff Team's Future

    Do the NBA playoffs make you sad? Are you bummed that your favorite team is headed (back) to the draft lottery? Do you plan to spend the next couple of months pretending basketball ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 8 months ago 931 reads 1 comments