1. Why the Revolving Door of NBA Coaches Is Ridiculously Unfair

    The NBA coaching profession is a tough field. Win a championship or get axed seems to be the general rule of thumb. This standard set by disconnected owners and management is unrealistic, unfair and, for the most part, just dumb...

    Kaitlin Murphy Written by Kaitlin Murphy about 3 months ago 302 reads 0 comments

  2. How the San Antonio Spurs' Success Proves the Popovich Rest Method Works

    Going into the 2014 NBA Playoffs, the aging San Antonio Spurs have locked up home-court advantage through the playoffs, won 19 games in a row post-All-Star break and boast the best record in the NBA...

    Kaitlin Murphy Written by Kaitlin Murphy about 4 months ago 1,227 reads 0 comments

  3. All-Stars Curry, Lillard and George Show Rise of Mid-Major Stars in NBA

    The 2014 NBA All-Star weekend was filled with players who proved that defense is still alive in the NBA. Ha, just kidding...

    Kaitlin Murphy Written by Kaitlin Murphy about 6 months ago 227 reads 0 comments

  4. Why Stephen Curry's Turnovers Shouldn't Be Surprising

    Stephen Curry has earned the title "star," but whether he has earned the right to be called a "superstar" is up for debate...

    Kaitlin Murphy Written by Kaitlin Murphy about 7 months ago 2,718 reads 8 comments

  5. Why All Great NBA Players Must Learn How to Flop

    Like it or not, flopping has become part of the NBA game, and great players who utilize flopping in the right way at the right time better his team's chances of winning. Whether or not a foul occurs, a referee's call can change a game...

    Kaitlin Murphy Written by Kaitlin Murphy about 8 months ago 636 reads 3 comments

  6. Tim Duncan's Game-Winner Shows Desire for 5th Ring to Complete Legacy

    Tim Duncan became the oldest player to score at least 20 points and grab 20 rebounds last night, as the San Antonio Spurs narrowly escaped a loss to the Atlanta Hawks thanks ...

    Kaitlin Murphy Written by Kaitlin Murphy about 9 months ago 2,632 reads 4 comments

  7. Breaking Down Allen Iverson's Legacy with the Philadelphia 76ers

    Allen Iverson , who announced his official retirement late this October, will go down in basketball history as a legendary figure for not only the Philadelphia 76ers , but for the entire NBA ...

    Kaitlin Murphy Written by Kaitlin Murphy about 9 months ago 2,726 reads 2 comments

  8. Golden State Warriors' Christmas List: 25 Things GSW Is Asking for This Xmas

    The Golden State Warriors created a lot of buzz this offseason, coming off a very successful season and postseason that featured Stephen Curry 's coming out party and the acquisition of Andre Iguodala ...

    Kaitlin Murphy Written by Kaitlin Murphy about 9 months ago 2,295 reads 1 comments

  9. How the San Antonio Spurs Have Quietly Started the Season 13-1

    The San Antonio Spurs have won 11 straight and are tied with the Indiana Pacers for the best record in the NBA , but no one is talking about them. Every year, the Spurs get overlooked as a title contender due to their age...

    Kaitlin Murphy Written by Kaitlin Murphy about 9 months ago 2,418 reads 6 comments

  10. How Stephen Curry Makes Klay Thompson, Golden State Warriors Better

    Klay Thompson should be thanking Stephen Curry . Thompson is having a career year and although I'm sure Klay worked his butt off this offseason, he wouldn't be as successful ...

    Kaitlin Murphy Written by Kaitlin Murphy about 9 months ago 1,982 reads 1 comments

  11. 2014 NBA Draft: How the Top Prospects Are Playing so Far This Season

    The talent in the 2014 NBA Draft class has been hyped up since before these youngins ' were out of high school. There was a lot of pressure on these teenage stars to live up to all the hype, and so far, they have not disappointed...

    Kaitlin Murphy Written by Kaitlin Murphy about 9 months ago 5,173 reads 1 comments

  12. Top 10 Golden State Warriors' Transition Plays so Far This Season

    The Golden State Warriors are known for their three-point shooting and their fast pace. The Warriors are sixth in the NBA for pace, with 100.3 possessions per game...

    Kaitlin Murphy Written by Kaitlin Murphy about 9 months ago 428 reads 0 comments

  13. How the Golden State Warriors Can Build Off Early Season Success

    The Golden State Warriors got their first big win Thursday in an electrifying game against the title-contending Oklahoma City Thunder , who were back full force with a healthy Russell Westbrook ...

    Kaitlin Murphy Written by Kaitlin Murphy about 9 months ago 1,073 reads 2 comments

  14. Why the Memphis Grizzlies Took a Huge Step Back with Loss to Toronto Raptors

    The Memphis Grizzlies ' new owner, Robert Pera , has made lots of changes since buying the team in 2012. Those changes came head-to-head, as the Grizzlies hosted the Rudy Gay and the Toronto Raptors last Wednesday night...

    Kaitlin Murphy Written by Kaitlin Murphy about 9 months ago 936 reads 1 comments

  15. Why Mike Conley Is the Most Underrated Point Guard in the NBA

    Mike Conley is not a high-flying, flashy point guard like Derrick Rose or Chris Paul , and he can't shoot lights out from three like Stephen Curry , but Conley quietly carried ...

    Kaitlin Murphy Written by Kaitlin Murphy about 9 months ago 2,209 reads 3 comments

  16. Why NBA's Western Conference Will Be Won by Defense Despite Early Scoring Binge

    The first few weeks of the NBA season have seen some high-scoring games, especially from the Western Conference. Here are some scores from Western Conference teams in the first few weeks of the season...

    Kaitlin Murphy Written by Kaitlin Murphy about 9 months ago 332 reads 0 comments

  17. How the Defensive Rule Change Will Be a Disaster for College Basketball

    Anyone ever heard the basketball term "bumping the cutter?" That doesn't exist any more in college basketball. Well, at least not legally. Anyone ever heard of a charge? That barely exists either...

    Kaitlin Murphy Written by Kaitlin Murphy about 9 months ago 6,860 reads 2 comments

  18. Are the Houston Rockets the Real Deal?

    After a hyped-up offseason, preseason and first few games of the regular season, Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers finally snapped the Houston Rockets and all the fans mesmerized ...

    Kaitlin Murphy Written by Kaitlin Murphy about 10 months ago 1,111 reads 25 comments

  19. Why the Memphis Grizzlies' Head Coaching Change Was a Huge Mistake

    In case you lived under a rock this NBA offseason, the Memphis Grizzlies had their best season in franchise history last year under head coach Lionel Hollins . This summer Memphis replaced Hollins ...

    Kaitlin Murphy Written by Kaitlin Murphy about 10 months ago 4,888 reads 12 comments

  20. Why the Golden State Warriors Are Legitimate Title Contenders

    The Golden State Warriors may have just lost to Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers in a 126-115 offensive spectacle, but the Warriors' first few games still prove Stephen Curry and company are legitimate contenders for an NBA title...

    Kaitlin Murphy Written by Kaitlin Murphy about 10 months ago 2,634 reads 3 comments

  21. 10 Things Dead Wrong with ESPN's NBA Player Rankings

    In case anyone missed it, ESPN’s NBA rankings came out over the past few weeks, and they are interesting to say the least...

    Kaitlin Murphy Written by Kaitlin Murphy about 10 months ago 2,354 reads 8 comments

  22. 4 Critical Takeaways from the Memphis Grizzlies' Preseason

    The Memphis Grizzlies are looking to continue their success of last season, their best season in franchise history, with a new coach, a new offense and a few new faces...

    Kaitlin Murphy Written by Kaitlin Murphy about 10 months ago 1,329 reads 4 comments

  23. Why Paul Pierce Will Prove to Be the NBA's Best Offseason Acquisition

    Paul Pierce  may not be the prolific scorer he once was, although averaging 18.6 points per game  last season  at 35-years old isn't too shabby...

    Kaitlin Murphy Written by Kaitlin Murphy about 10 months ago 1,268 reads 23 comments

  24. Best Tweets from Spurs vs. Hawks Game

    A nail-biting preseason game. As oxymoronic as that sounds, the San Antonio Spurs vs. Atlanta Hawks preseason game last night was pretty exciting, and although the players ...

    Kaitlin Murphy Written by Kaitlin Murphy about 10 months ago 1,099 reads 2 comments

  25. What Twitter's Saying About Memphis Grizzlies' Upcoming Season

    If you live in Memphis, you love the Memphis Grizzlies . The whole “Grit Grind” attitude fits perfectly with the Home of the Blues...

    Kaitlin Murphy Written by Kaitlin Murphy about 10 months ago 810 reads 9 comments