1. NBA Power Rankings: Breaking Down All 30 Teams Entering March

    The final full calendar month of the 2013-14 NBA regular season is nearly upon us. April only lasts a couple weeks in the Association, and February didn't last much longer on account of the All-Star break...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 282,094 reads 267 comments

  2. What's Next for Jason Collins After 10-Day Contract with Brooklyn Nets Expires?

    Jason Collins is, indeed, a trailblazer. No, not a Portland Trail Blazer, though he could be once his current contract with the Brooklyn Nets expires...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 14,458 reads 3 comments

  3. Why 2013-14 San Antonio Spurs Could Be Gregg Popovich's Best Coaching Job Yet

    If there are any gaps in Gregg Popovich's coaching resume, you'd be hard-pressed to find them. Now in his 18th season at the helm of the San Antonio Spurs , Pop has amassed four ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 16,309 reads 46 comments

  4. Who Wins a 7-Game Clippers-Rockets Series?

    The Los Angeles Clippers and the Houston Rockets will meet for the third time in the 2013-14 NBA season on Wednesday in what's shaping up to be a battle of rising Western Conference powers...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 13,242 reads 198 comments

  5. Examining Why 5 Rumored Deals Fell Apart at 2014 NBA Trade Deadline

    There's an old saying in Hollywood: "If there's a 99 percent chance of something happening, there's a 100 percent chance that it won't happen...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 56,176 reads 44 comments

  6. NBA Trade Deadline Chips with Most to Prove

    Enough ink has already been spilled explaining why the 2014 NBA trade deadline was as quiet and calm as it turned out to be...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 35,242 reads 25 comments

  7. We Won't Appreciate This Year's Miami Heat Until 3-Peat Masterpiece Is Complete

    Somehow, it took a 22-point blowout of the Oklahoma City Thunder to put the Miami Heat front and center in the NBA 's collective consciousness again. Even though they've won the last two titles and played in three straight Finals...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 20,747 reads 113 comments

  8. NBA Power Rankings: Post-Trade Deadline Standings for All 30 Teams

    Is anyone else relieved that the NBA 's trade deadline has come and gone? No more tracking ridiculous rumors or refreshing HoopsHype every five seconds. No more second-guessing anonymous "sources...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 278,352 reads 140 comments

  9. Happy Birthday, Chuck: Charles Barkley's Most 'Shaqtin a Fool' Moments

    Happy birthday, Charles Barkley ! The NBA Hall of Famer and TNT personality turned 51 on Thursday. To celebrate the Round Mound of Rebound's arrival on Earth on Feb...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 8,851 reads 3 comments

  10. Would a New Orleans Pelicans Tank Job Jeopardize Anthony Davis' Development?

    The New Orleans Pelicans find themselves in a precarious position with the NBA 's Feb. 20 trade deadline right around the corner...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 934 reads 2 comments

  11. Blake Griffin Rising to Elite Status Faster Than LA Clippers Can Keep Up

    Blake Griffin 's been on the fast track to superstardom since he first set foot in the NBA at the start of the 2010-11 season, but his play over the last month or two has further accelerated that already meteoric rise...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 5,259 reads 17 comments

  12. Can Lamar Odom Use Spanish Basketball as Springboard Back to the NBA?

    The last time Lamar Odom sought out a change of scenery, his NBA career fell into disrepair, to the point where he left the Dallas Mavericks on bad terms before washing out of the ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 773 reads 0 comments

  13. Will Kobe Bryant Ever Be Able to Be an Elite NBA Star Again?

    As great as the 2014 NBA All-Star Game turned out to be, it was still overshadowed, at least in part, by those who weren't fit to participate—chief among them, Kobe Bryant ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 9,410 reads 51 comments

  14. In Defense of the Greatest Spectacle in Sports, the NBA Slam Dunk Contest

    The NBA Slam Dunk Contest gets a lot of guff—far more than it deserves. It's practically an annual rite of midwinter for talking heads and McKayla Maroney types ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 10,955 reads 24 comments

  15. NBA Power Rankings: Who's Hot and Who's Not at All-Star Break

    I think I speak for most of the NBA when I say that All-Star Weekend comes as a welcome reprieve from the status quo. Not that I don't enjoy watching meaningful basketball as much as the next hoophead...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 346,435 reads 336 comments

  16. A Brief History of New Orleans Basketball, According to Voice of the Pelicans

    For the second time in six years, New Orleans will host the NBA 's All-Star Weekend, with one of the city's own making his debut as a local ambassador for the festivities. In 2008, Chris Paul played the part for the Hornets at New Orleans Arena...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 1,209 reads 0 comments

  17. The NBA's Addition-by-Subtraction All-Stars

    Sometimes, less is more. That lesson has come home to roost in a big way in the NBA so far through the 2013-14 season...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 10,624 reads 9 comments

  18. OKC Thunder Quietly Distancing Themselves from Western Conference Powers

    Holding the fort without Russell Westbrook would've been victory enough for these Oklahoma City Thunder ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 14,314 reads 79 comments

  19. Have Cleveland Cavaliers Blown Their 2nd Chance at LeBron James?

    Whatever opportunity the Cleveland Cavaliers might have had to lure LeBron James back to his home state appears to have gone by the wayside. Simply put, the franchise that took James No...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 15,963 reads 104 comments

  20. Kendall Marshall More Important Than Ever to Los Angeles Lakers' Future

    The 2013-14 NBA season has been a roller coaster for Kendall Marshall , to say the least. The Phoenix Suns traded him to the Washington Wizards on Oct. 25, who promptly waived him three days later...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 21,954 reads 56 comments

  21. Who's the Best In-Game Dunker in the NBA?

    Between the recent jam fest involving the Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Clippers, Tobias Harris' game-winner against the Oklahoma City Thunder and the revealing of the stacked field ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 30,994 reads 157 comments

  22. Amid Los Angeles Lakers' Lost Season, Steve Nash Finds Reasons to Survive

    "Survive the day." That, according to Bleacher Report's Kevin Ding , has been Steve Nash 's mantra throughout this most trying of seasons for the future Hall of Famer ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 6,487 reads 14 comments

  23. NBA Power Rankings: How the Association Stacks Up in Early February

    January has come and gone. The concurrent hot streak of Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder are officially things of the past. But that doesn't mean the NBA 's dog days are over just yet...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 282,646 reads 199 comments

  24. The Biggest Flops and Busts of the 2013-14 NBA Season So Far

    Not to be a Danny Downer or a Negative Ned or anything like that, but I can't help but think of the 2013-14 NBA season as one marked by disappointment so far. The injury bug has ravaged the league's stash of superstars like (seemingly) never before..

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 8 months ago 42,350 reads 57 comments

  25. NBA Youngsters on the Cusp of All-Star Status

    We are (or should be) well past the point of talking about players who were "snubbed" from the 2014 NBA All-Star Game...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 8 months ago 72,516 reads 178 comments