1. Rising Stars Who Will Become the Next Russell Wesbrook

    Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook has come a long way in his four years in the NBA , going from a rookie who looked confused at times playing the point guard to ...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 1,692 reads 22 comments

  2. How the Indiana Pacers Could Become the NBA's Next Dynasty

    When you look at up-and-coming NBA teams with very bright futures, it's hard not to like what is going on in Indiana right now...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 2,475 reads 31 comments

  3. Kevin Durant Must Shake Nice Guy Image to Win NBA Title

    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant is a bit of a refreshing NBA superstar. In the age of brash, cocky, loud-mouthed superstars, Durant is humble, polite and nice...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 1,636 reads 7 comments

  4. Thunder vs. Lakers: Game 3 TV Schedule, Live Stream, Spread Info and More

    One game after being blown out by the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Los Angeles Lakers gave one away Wednesday night and find themselves heading back to L.A. in a 2-0 hole...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 4,574 reads 1 comments

  5. Why Media Will Crush LeBron James for Failures, but Never Kobe Bryant

    Miami Heat superstar LeBron James has taken a beating in the media over the last year for his failures to come through in the clutch...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 1,379 reads 17 comments

  6. NBA Playoffs 2012: Complete Guide to Lakers vs. Thunder Game 2

    The Los Angeles Lakers took one on the chin in Game 1 of their second round playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder ...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 3,541 reads 4 comments

  7. Greg Oden Has Interest in Returning to NBA with Miami Heat

    Back in 2007, when he was the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft, the future looked bright for Greg Oden . But due to a rash of injuries, his career to date has him labeled as a major bust...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 22,348 reads 76 comments

  8. LeBron James Will Never Be a Legendary Player Until He Proves Himself in Clutch

    The critics have been harsh on Miami superstar LeBron James as it relates to his performance in clutch situations...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 780 reads 15 comments

  9. How Gregg Popovich's Coaching Resume Stacks Up Against Legendary Phil Jackson's

    When talking about successful NBA coaches, the name Phil Jackson rightfully should be the first out of anyone's mouth...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 3,542 reads 28 comments

  10. Breaking Down Why LeBron James Remains Miami Heat's Best Option in the Clutch

    The Miami Heat has lost two playoff games this postseason and both losses had one thing in common—a last second shot attempt where the ball did not touch the hands of LeBron James ...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 405 reads 0 comments

  11. How Jeremy Lin's Bird Rights Impact NY Knicks Free Agent Plans

    If the New York Knicks plan on being competitive next season, all eyes should be on the Players’ Association’s arbitration hearing that is seeking restoration of the Bird rights to free agents Jeremy Lin and Steve Novak ...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 6,483 reads 18 comments

  12. 7 Ways to Remedy the L.A. Lakers' Playoff Woes

    Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant has made no bones about it all season long: He wants to win that sixth ring. But if the first eight games of the 2012 NBA Playoffs are any indication, that won't be happening this season...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 2,659 reads 14 comments

  13. Clippers vs. Spurs: Game 2 TV Schedule, Live Stream, Spread Info and More

    The Los Angeles Clippers found out on Tuesday in Game 1 of their Round 2 series against the San Antonio Spurs what type of juggernaut this San Antonio team is right now...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 2,487 reads 10 comments

  14. Pitt Panthers Football: Paul Chryst Tabs Tino Sunseri as Starting Quarterback

    To the surprise of absolutely no one, new Pitt head coach Paul Chryst is sticking with veteran Tino Sunseri as the team's starting quarterback going into fall practice...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 733 reads 2 comments

  15. Pacers vs. Heat Game 2: Roy Hibbert Will Change Series and Expose Miami's Depth

    The Indiana Pacers caught a huge break when it was announced that Miami Heat All-Star forward Chris Bosh would be out indefinitely with an abdominal strain...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 496 reads 2 comments

  16. Clippers vs Spurs Game 1: Blake Griifin's Knee Injury Means Trouble for LAC

    The Los Angeles Clippers would have their hands full with the No. 1 seed San Antonio Spurs, even if they were at 100 percent...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 520 reads 0 comments

  17. How Lakers-Thunder Rivalry Compares to Pistons-Bulls Rivalry of the Early 90's

    One thing that today’s NBA is missing as a whole is the presence of a few real rivalries, not only between individuals, but teams as well...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 506 reads 1 comments

  18. Why Lakers and Spurs Must Win Now Before NBA Championship Window Slams Shut

    In the NBA, teams only have so much of a window to win a championship. Father-time catches up to everyone one day, meaning teams need to win while that window is still open, even if it’s open ever so slightly...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 650 reads 3 comments

  19. Kevin Durant and the Smoothest Pure Scorers of All-Time

    There's nothing as good as watching an NBA scorer do their thing, especially the smooth guys. I'm talking about the scorers that make things look easy on a nightly basis...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 5,770 reads 35 comments

  20. Where Winning First NBA Title Would Place LeBron James Among All-Time Greats

    One of the hardest things to do is to compare players from different eras. But with the greatness of Miami Heat superstar LeBron James , we are often forced to look at his place in NBA history...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 519 reads 1 comments

  21. Lakers vs. Thunder: Game 2 TV Schedule, Live Stream, Spread Info and More

    Were the Los Angeles Lakers tired in Game 1 or are the Oklahoma City Thunder that much better? That's the question that needs to be answered after the Lakers were destroyed by Oklahoma City on Monday night...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 2,937 reads 4 comments

  22. Phil Jackson: Teams That Would Be Wise to Hire Legenday Coach

    When discussing any NBA coaching job, the name Phil Jackson has to be to first to come out of anyone's mouth, especially for a team looking to climb the mountain and capture a championship...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 1,069 reads 6 comments

  23. Why Miami Heat Will Cruise into Conference Finals Despite Chris Bosh's Injury

    The Miami Heat got a bit of bad news on Monday when they found out that All-Star forward Chris Bosh would be out indefinitely with an abdominal strain. But it's not the end of the road on their quest for a championship...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 865 reads 18 comments

  24. 5 Offseason Moves the Memphis Grizzlies Must Make to Retool Roster

    Fresh off of a depressing Game 7 defeat at the hands of the Los Angeles Clippers , the talented Memphis Grizzlies now have to turn their attention to the offseason and decide how to improve the team for the upcoming seasons...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 2,719 reads 12 comments

  25. 5 Things Kevin Durant Should Learn from Legendary Kobe Bryant

    Perhaps the most intriguing Round 2 matchup of the 2012 NBA Playoffs features a Western Conference battle between Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder and Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 650 reads 1 comments