1. Is Kevin Love's Trade Demand the Minnesota Timberwolves' Worst Nightmare?

    Chaos isn't a pit; it's a ladder . It's a lesson that most Game of Thrones fans learned long ago, courtesy of the scheming Petyr Baelish (aka "Littlefinger"). It's also one the Minnesota Timberwolves would do well to take to heart...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 6 months ago 20,598 reads 70 comments

  2. Should New York Knicks Go All in on Derek Fisher as Their Next Head Coach?

    Somebody find Yogi Berra. It might just be deja vu all over again in Gotham City. According to Marc Berman of the New York Post , Phil Jackson has targeted Derek Fisher as ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 6 months ago 9,563 reads 47 comments

  3. 7 Teams That Could Make Major Trades During 2014 NBA Draft

    The lottery may be over, but the jockeying for position in the 2014 NBA draft has only just begun. General managers from all over the Association have already begun reaching out ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 6 months ago 42,065 reads 122 comments

  4. How Does Cleveland Cavaliers' Coaching Search Change with No. 1 Draft Pick?

    Shortly after watching his team land the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft Tuesday for the third time in four years, Cleveland Cavaliers GM David Griffin insisted that his organization's ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 6 months ago 3,647 reads 27 comments

  5. 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 6 months ago 14,689 reads 66 comments

  6. 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 6 months ago 33,501 reads 89 comments

  7. 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 6 months ago 33,861 reads 136 comments

  8. 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 7 months ago 11,632 reads 100 comments

  9. 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 7 months ago 10,693 reads 53 comments

  10. 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 7 months ago 17,352 reads 66 comments

  11. 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 7 months ago 3,488 reads 11 comments

  12. 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 7 months ago 1,562 reads 12 comments

  13. 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 7 months ago 39,929 reads 151 comments

  14. 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 7 months ago 5,574 reads 48 comments

  15. 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 7 months ago 24,459 reads 119 comments

  16. 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 7 months ago 6,671 reads 27 comments

  17. 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 7 months ago 8,228 reads 14 comments

  18. 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 7 months ago 20,847 reads 233 comments

  19. 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 7 months ago 8,537 reads 28 comments

  20. 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 7 months ago 9,499 reads 10 comments

  21. 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 7 months ago 1,128 reads 4 comments

  22. 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 7 months ago 5,325 reads 25 comments

  23. 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 7 months ago 3,023 reads 12 comments

  24. 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 7 months ago 7,305 reads 27 comments

  25. 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 7 months ago 2,880 reads 7 comments