1. 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 4 months ago 121,123 reads 225 comments

  2. 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 4 months ago 53,577 reads 176 comments

  3. 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 4 months ago 214,732 reads 130 comments

  4. 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 4 months ago 72,537 reads 244 comments

  5. 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 4 months ago 68,152 reads 62 comments

  6. 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 4 months ago 312,443 reads 428 comments

  7. 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 4 months ago 90,055 reads 99 comments

  8. 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 178,435 reads 300 comments

  9. 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 5 months ago 52,531 reads 104 comments

  10. 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 5 months ago 66,228 reads 143 comments

  11. 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 5 months ago 28,150 reads 38 comments

  12. Los Angeles Lakers' Future Coming at Tricky Cost and Thursday NBA Takeaways

    With Mardi Gras right around the corner, the Smoothie King Center probably welcomed more than a few tourists in to see the New Orleans Pelicans get nipped by the Los Angeles Lakers, 99-96, Thursday night...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 5 months ago 67,938 reads 165 comments

  13. Buying or Selling the NBA's Latest Trade Deadline Rumors

    With two weeks to go until the NBA 's trade deadline on Feb. 18, front-office phones are blowing up with curious calls all across the league ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 5 months ago 39,372 reads 22 comments

  14. Tuesday NBA Roundup: Rockets Still Finding Their Way as James Harden Dominates

    You can count on one hand the number of NBA players who do as much for their teams as James Harden does for the Houston Rockets...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 5 months ago 10,719 reads 55 comments

  15. Austin Rivers Reveals the Secrets of the NBA's Best Handles

    LOS ANGELES— But seriously, who's got the best handle in the NBA ? Ask any NBA player the question and e xpect a spirited, albeit varied response...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 5 months ago 11,188 reads 13 comments

  16. Re-Drafting the 1st Round of the 2015 NBA Draft, Midseason Edition

    If NBA teams knew in June what they know now about the league's rookies, how many would ask for a mulligan? Would the Los Angeles Lakers, who've seen head coach Byron Scott berate No...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 5 months ago 155,745 reads 194 comments

  17. Is Blake Griffin Now the Most Expendable Member of Los Angeles Clippers' Core?

    With a few unfortunate punches, Blake Griffin may have single-handedly swung both the Los Angeles Clippers ' immediate fortunes and his own long-term fate with the team...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 5 months ago 19,692 reads 129 comments

  18. Thursday NBA Roundup: Have the Raptors Finally Earned '2nd Best' Label out East?

    The Cleveland Cavaliers' stiffest conference challenge could come not from the Windy City, the ATL, South Beach or Circle City, but rather the Great White North. So far, the Toronto Raptors have earned that distinction...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 5 months ago 61,187 reads 279 comments

  19. Tuesday NBA Roundup: Knicks Flash Compelling Potential Without Carmelo Anthony

    On a night when the biggest stars at Madison Square Garden were sporting either street clothes (Carmelo Anthony) or the visiting team's apparel ( Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 5 months ago 38,893 reads 119 comments

  20. 5 NBA Coaches with Jobs at Stake in 2nd Half of 2015-16 Season

    The Cleveland Cavaliers' shocking dismissal of David Blatt on Jan. 22 reinforced two truisms about the coaching carousel in today's NBA : No coach is safe, and no job is secure—unless ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 5 months ago 49,725 reads 140 comments

  21. 5 NBA Teams Most Likely to Hold Fire Sale Ahead of 2016 Trade Deadline

    If you thought Friday's #WojBombs were insane, just wait until Feb. 18, when the NBA 's trade deadline is scheduled to come and go. Right now, the deep ranks of playoff hopefuls could keep the market quiet...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 5 months ago 58,526 reads 79 comments

  22. 2015-16 Midseason Awards for the NBA's Rookie Class

    Half of an NBA season isn't enough time to predict which rookies will be superstars, role players and outright busts over the long haul...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 5 months ago 107,880 reads 287 comments

  23. Do Dwyane Wade, Kobe Bryant Deserve Starter Status in 2016 NBA All-Star Game?

    Kobe Bryant secured his 17th straight starting nod for the West while Dwyane Wade locked down his 10th start for the East in the last 11 seasons, according to Inside the NBA ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 5 months ago 61,278 reads 190 comments

  24. Anthony Davis, Pelicans Slowly Finding Their Way and Tuesday NBA Takeaways

    Does Anthony Davis read Bleacher Report? If his recent superb play for the New Orleans Pelicans—who took down the Minnesota Timberwolves 114-99 on Tuesday—is any indication, we may have our answer...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 5 months ago 18,092 reads 69 comments

  25. The NBA's Top Candidate for a 2nd-Half Breakout at Every Position

    When the 2014-15 NBA season began, the Utah Jazz looked like a run-of-the-mill lottery team. Some of their up-and-comers, like Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors, were finding their ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 5 months ago 44,656 reads 74 comments