1. Yao Ming and NBA's 15 Biggest No. 1 Draft Pick Busts in Last 50 Years

    When Yao Ming was drafted as the number one overall pick in 2002, the Houston Rockets looked forward to a future filled with championships...

    Joseph Edmondson Written by Joseph Edmondson about 4 years ago 1,352 reads 43 comments

  2. Kobe Bryant's Five Best Games in 2009-10

    Some people have claimed that Kobe Bryant has lost a step. He smiles either way. After his third-straight Finals appearance and second championship in row, Kobe can sleep cozy at night knowing his legacy is more than intact...

    Joseph Edmondson Written by Joseph Edmondson about 4 years ago 2,425 reads 14 comments

  3. 30 NBA Teams in 30 Days: Atlanta Hawks

    UPDATE: Out of respect for a fellow writer on B/R, I'd like to point you to John Friel, who has already started a similar project which you can view on his profile by clicking his name...

    Joseph Edmondson Written by Joseph Edmondson about 4 years ago 391 reads 20 comments

  4. Brett Favre: An Easy Way To Spot Stupidity

    Today's media blitz is nothing new. Bleacher Report has placed a well-conceived section on Favre's retirement, or speculation about, on its front page...

    Joseph Edmondson Written by Joseph Edmondson about 4 years ago 318 reads 10 comments

  5. The NBA's Five Most Memorable Christmas Games of the 2000s

    Teams, players, and fans alike are anxiously waiting for the NBA to release its 2010-11 schedule. While countless hours will be spent dissecting the schedule looking for match-ups between ...

    Joseph Edmondson Written by Joseph Edmondson about 4 years ago 3,549 reads 12 comments

  6. Meeting Expectations: Poor NBA Playoff Performers

    The Lakers and Celtics meeting in the 2010 NBA Finals was somewhat expected by many NBA fans. Between them, they have 33 championships. Obviously, they know how to win even if they've had their down seasons...

    Joseph Edmondson Written by Joseph Edmondson about 4 years ago 141 reads 6 comments

  7. Los Angeles Lakers: No Three-Peat

    Enjoy the celebration, Ron, you'll be home next June. That's right, Laker Nation, your team will not win next year's NBA Finals. "That's what they said last year," you'll say. "Yeah, and the year before that, too," your friend will proclaim...

    Joseph Edmondson Written by Joseph Edmondson about 4 years ago 5,177 reads 85 comments

  8. NBA 2010-11: 5 Reasons the Dallas Mavericks Could Take the Title

    Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks head into the 2010-11 season with a chip on their shoulder. After claiming the second seed in the ultra-competitive Western Conference, the Mavericks ...

    Joseph Edmondson Written by Joseph Edmondson about 4 years ago 1,557 reads 13 comments

  9. Steve Nash: The League's Third-Best Player

    If I were to give you a list of best players, would it include LeBron James? What about Dwyane Wade or Kobe Bryant? Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul surely could be on the list as well...

    Joseph Edmondson Written by Joseph Edmondson about 4 years ago 1,087 reads 44 comments

  10. Steve Nash Deserves a Ring: Putting his Career in Perspective

    Steve Nash will start his seventh-consecutive season with the Phoenix Suns just short of his 37th birthday. Clearly, it's safe to think his best days are behind him...

    Joseph Edmondson Written by Joseph Edmondson about 4 years ago 1,698 reads 29 comments

  11. Getting Back Up: The Phoenix Suns Know How To Rally

    Eric Pincus of Hoopsworld.com recently ranked the Phoenix Suns as the 13th-best team in the NBA. In parenthesis, he places "last week's" ranking and Phoenix was once ranked third. Obviously this off-season's moves have changed the face of the franchise...

    Joseph Edmondson Written by Joseph Edmondson about 4 years ago 605 reads 25 comments

  12. NBA Free Agency: Amar'e Stoudemire Out of the Picture

    All signs point to Amar'e Stoudemire and the Phoenix Suns parting ways. Stoudemire, who has long struggled with rebounding at an expected level for his talent and frame, is now pursuing greener pastures in the NBA—literally...

    Joseph Edmondson Written by Joseph Edmondson about 4 years ago 664 reads 9 comments

  13. Steve Kerr Leaves the Phoenix Suns Searching

    It's been awhile since Steve Kerr found himself celebrating a championship. Apparently he won't be doing it with the Phoenix Suns...

    Joseph Edmondson Written by Joseph Edmondson about over 4 years ago 475 reads 4 comments

  14. NBA Free Agency: Making a Sacrifice?

    Since the beginning of 2010, 161 American troops have died as a result of fighting in Afghanistan. In Iraq, there have been 33 American deaths...

    Joseph Edmondson Written by Joseph Edmondson about over 4 years ago 86 reads 1 comments

  15. The NBA's 25 Best: From King James To A.I.

    Who's your favorite player? That is the easiest question to answer. Regardless of where you are, what you're doing, how long you've paid attention to the league, or how much you know about basketball, it's really easy to say who your favorite player is..

    Joseph Edmondson Written by Joseph Edmondson about over 4 years ago 399 reads 58 comments

  16. NBA Free Agency Rumors: Amar'e Stoudemire Chasing Waterfalls

    That’s Amar’e! Perhaps I defended him too soon . ESPN released this article tonight on Amar’e Stoudemire...

    Joseph Edmondson Written by Joseph Edmondson about over 4 years ago 261 reads 10 comments

  17. The Top Five Point Guards in the NBA

    Is Rajon Rondo the best point guard in the league? If you're talking about guys still playing right now, I'd think so. His competition is Nate Robinson, Derek Fisher and Jordan Farmar...

    Joseph Edmondson Written by Joseph Edmondson about over 4 years ago 2,447 reads 14 comments

  18. The Great Debate: Who Is the NBA's Best Point Guard?

    This article is a companion to the slide show found here. See the slides if you don't like reading. It deals more with the methodology than the results...

    Joseph Edmondson Written by Joseph Edmondson about over 4 years ago 615 reads 11 comments

  19. Steve Nash: I Pulled an "Horry" on Him

    I was a little too hard on our football-loving point guard yesterday when I wrote this article. I guess I was being selfish and expecting Nash to dedicate his entire summer to bringing the Suns back to contention and winning a title...

    Joseph Edmondson Written by Joseph Edmondson about over 4 years ago 2,918 reads 3 comments

  20. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Steve Nash Will Cover Cup for CBS

    While the NBA is caught up in the Finals and free agency, Steve Nash will be working with CBSSports.com for the 2010 World Cup . I was first informed of this by Santiago when he noticed Nash was a trending topic on Yahoo...

    Joseph Edmondson Written by Joseph Edmondson about over 4 years ago 8,242 reads 21 comments

  21. Free Agent Amar'e Stoudemire Is the Latest Scapegoat in Phoenix

    Phoenix fans are good at pointing fingers after disappointing postseasons. This year, in the midst of a free agency bonanza, the fingers seem to be pointing at Amar'e Stoudemire...

    Joseph Edmondson Written by Joseph Edmondson about over 4 years ago 302 reads 12 comments

  22. NBA Free Agency Rumors: Is Dwyane Wade the Last Hope for the Phoenix Suns?

    I'm new at off-season thinking in the NBA. Usually, because I'm a Phoenix fan, most of my off-season is spent crying and seeing a therapist...

    Joseph Edmondson Written by Joseph Edmondson about over 4 years ago 1,890 reads 39 comments

  23. What Can a Suns Fan Hope For?

    So it's all over. The fat woman has finished her solo and the Suns are going to watch the Lakers play in the Finals. What can a Suns fan do? First, they can admit that they do not, in fact, play for the Suns...

    Joseph Edmondson Written by Joseph Edmondson about over 4 years ago 211 reads 5 comments

  24. 2010 NBA Playoffs: Phoenix Suns Face Elimination for the First Time

    Planet Orange was smiling after the Suns pulled off a nine-point victory Tuesday night in Phoenix. Some Phoenix fans were left broken-hearted after Thursday night's loss in Los Angeles...

    Joseph Edmondson Written by Joseph Edmondson about over 4 years ago 335 reads 0 comments

  25. Los Angeles Lakers-Phoenix Suns: And Artest With The Game-Winner!

    That's right, Phoenix fans, you fell into the trap of believing two good home games were going to seal the series. I did, too. I thought the series had turned around...

    Joseph Edmondson Written by Joseph Edmondson about over 4 years ago 186 reads 0 comments