1. Remember the Time Michael Jordan Left an NBA Finals Game Due to Cramps?

    To all the Twitter trolls and erstwhile Internet antagonists out there who ragged on LeBron James for succumbing to severe cramps in Game 1 of the 2014 NBA Finals against the San Antonio Spurs, I offer the curious case of one Michael Jordan...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 399,193 reads 556 comments

  2. Jamal Crawford Talks NBA Playoffs, Los Angeles Clippers Future and More

    Jamal Crawford 's had an eventful spring, to say the least. On the court, he took home his second Sixth Man of the Year Award—the first player to do so with two different teams—and ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 5,194 reads 9 comments

  3. Danny Green Seizing NBA's Biggest Stage for Second Straight Year

    It was deja vu all over again for Danny Green . Last year, Green tipped off his first appearance in the NBA Finals by hitting 4-of-9 from three for 12 points in a four-point victory for the San Antonio Spurs ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 19,280 reads 105 comments

  4. LeBron James Joins Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan in Elite Playoff Stat Category

    What does LeBron James have in common with Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan? A lot, really. Like His Airness and the Black Mamba, James is (arguably) the defining player ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 16,257 reads 44 comments

  5. LeBron James' Son Wasn't Impressed with His Game 5 Stats in Conference Finals

    "Seven points and five fouls?" That's how nearly every one of LeBron James ' critics reacted to his paltry, foul-plagued performance in Game 5 of the 2014 Eastern Conference Finals—his son included...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 64,146 reads 47 comments

  6. If Not Kevin Love, Who Can Save the Los Angeles Lakers?

    Sorry to break it to you, Los Angeles Lakers fans, but if Kevin Love's desire to ditch the Minnesota Timberwolves lands him on the trading block this summer, he's not going to be wearing purple and gold any time soon...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 30,330 reads 102 comments

  7. Which Free Agents Have Helped Themselves Most in 2014 NBA Playoffs?

    In the NBA , as in The Highlander , there can be only one ... Champion, that is. In two-and-a-half weeks' time, we'll know who, between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs, ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 14,678 reads 25 comments

  8. Would 3rd Ring Put LeBron James Above Kobe Bryant Among NBA's All-Time Greats?

    You'd have to ride Doc Brown's DeLorean all the way back to 2006 to find an NBA Finals that didn't feature either LeBron James or Kobe Bryant gunning for a ring...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 71,659 reads 1675 comments

  9. Gregg Popovich in Elite Company on NBA's Head-Coaching Mount Rushmore

    With a win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday, the San Antonio Spurs advanced to the NBA Finals for the sixth time in franchise history—all under the watchful eye of Gregg Popovich ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 168,890 reads 430 comments

  10. Dunk of the Night: Friday, May 30

    The Miami Heat already had the game (and the series) in hand by the time Mario Chalmers hit Chris Bosh with a bounce pass for an easy flush. Which is kind of crazy, since there were still two-and-a-half minutes left...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 716 reads 1 comments

  11. LeBron James' 5th Finals Appearance Shines Spotlight on His Epic Transformation

    LeBron James has come a loooooooong way in the last four years. His performance in the Miami Heat 's 117-92 thrashing of the Indiana Pacers in Game 6 of the 2014 Eastern ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 39,755 reads 433 comments

  12. Boris Diaw's Brilliance off Bench Bodes Well for San Antonio Spurs' Finals Bid

    When word first trickled out that Tiago Splitter wouldn't be starting for the San Antonio Spurs in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals, the assumption was that Boris Diaw would get the nod from Gregg Popovich: And rightfully so...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 16,287 reads 32 comments

  13. Ranking Best Potential Los Angeles Lakers Coaches by Fit

    While Phil Jackson is busy rebuilding the New York Knicks on the East Coast, Mitch Kupchak and Jim Buss, his former bosses, are busy with the same task in L.A...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 21,121 reads 93 comments

  14. Ranking Best Potential New York Knicks Coaches by Fit

    It's been two weeks since Steve Kerr spurned Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks to take up the Golden State Warriors on their offer to replace Mark Jackson in the Bay Area...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 13,703 reads 28 comments

  15. Indiana Pacers Have Only Themselves to Blame for Series Deficit vs. Miami Heat

    The Indiana Pacers were quick to point fingers after their 102-90 loss to the Miami Heat in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Monday night...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 1,025 reads 29 comments

  16. Why Aren't There More Head Coach/GM Hybrids in the NBA?

    There's a new trend that seems to be seeping (not sweeping) its way through the NBA . No, not four-point plays, "small ball" or Tom Thibodeau -style overloading defense, though those are all intriguing developments in the basketball world...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 11,619 reads 10 comments

  17. Pros and Cons of Lionel Hollins as Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach

    The Los Angeles Lakers' latest spin on the NBA 's coaching carousel has taken yet another noteworthy turn...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 4,027 reads 1 comments

  18. 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 7 months ago 20,615 reads 70 comments

  19. 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 7 months ago 9,604 reads 47 comments

  20. 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 7 months ago 42,090 reads 122 comments

  21. 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 7 months ago 3,669 reads 27 comments

  22. 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 7 months ago 14,714 reads 66 comments

  23. 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 7 months ago 33,523 reads 89 comments

  24. 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 7 months ago 33,884 reads 136 comments

  25. 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 8 months ago 11,657 reads 100 comments