1. NBA Draft 2012: Boom-or-Bust Prospects Teams Must Gamble on in 1st Round

    The words potential and gamble are never used as much as they are on draft day in any sport. That’s especially the case when you are talking about the NBA draft , where more often than not, players drafted on potential fail to work out...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 556 reads 0 comments

  2. 2012 NBA Mock Draft: Breaking Down 1st Round After Anthony Davis Goes No. 1

    One thing is for sure, and that is that there will be more attention paid to the NBA lottery this season than the No. 1 overall pick. Assuming he comes out of school, Kentucky’s Anthony Davis has been a lock for the No...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 3,393 reads 2 comments

  3. Boston Celtics: Paul Pierce's Play Proves He's Not Serious About Retirement

    Given age and contract situations among the Boston Celtics ' "Big Three," it's common opinion that among Ray Allen, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce , that Pierce would be the one that remains in Celtics green the longest...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 5,126 reads 13 comments

  4. How Public Perception of LeBron James and Kevin Durant Will Impact MVP Race

    The MVP battle between LeBron James and Kevin Durant has been well documented and the voting promises to be extremely close. If you're voting simply on numbers or success of their respective teams, either vote you cast would be a correct one...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 547 reads 0 comments

  5. NBA Draft 2012: Harrison Barnes and 6 Riskiest Projected Lottery Picks

    As the NBA draft rolls around in June, there will be a lot of potential talent on the board, but as you know, not all of that talent will pan out...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 1,884 reads 3 comments

  6. Handicapping the 2012 NBA Coach of the Year Race

    The race for the 2012 NBA Coach of the Year award promises to be a very tight race, with several worthy candidates as the NBA regular season nears its end...

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  7. NBA Power Rankings: NBA Teams Ready to Make Strong Push to Playoffs

    As the NBA playoffs near, several teams are making their final pushes for inclusion in the 2012 postseason...

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  8. NBA MVP 2012: Kevin Durant Will Swipe Award from LeBron James' Grasp

    Miami Heat star LeBron James and Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant are in as close of a battle for the NBA ’s MVP award that we’ ve seen in sometime...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 2,859 reads 13 comments

  9. NBA Playoffs 2012: Miami Heat Would Be Knicks' Ideal 1st-Round Opponent

    The New York Knicks haven't had much success against the Miami Heat this season, dropping all three of their meetings, including Sunday's 93-85 win at Madison Square Garden...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 78 reads 36 comments

  10. 2012 NBA Mock Draft: Perfect Prospects for Every First-Round Team

    With a deep draft filled with talent, which the 2012 NBA draft promises to be, every team has the ideal prospect they would like to target in the first round...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 5,175 reads 5 comments

  11. Celtics vs. Knicks: TV Schedule, Live Stream, Spread Info and More

    With a mere six games remaining in the regular season for the New York Knicks, catching the Boston Celtics for the Atlantic Division lead is all but out the question, but as the two ...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 1,194 reads 1 comments

  12. New York Knicks Should Shut Down Amare Stoudemire for Rest of Regular Season

    A lot of things have been going well for the New York Knicks as of late. With a huge come-from-behind win against the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, the Knicks improved to an impressive ...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 2,729 reads 12 comments

  13. NBA Draft 2012: Power Ranking Top Guards on the Big Board

    The 2012 NBA Draft will feature quite a few potentially dominant big men, led by the top man on the big board in Kentucky’s Anthony Davis...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 985 reads 2 comments

  14. Sacramento Kings Owners Attempting to Halt Plans for New Arena

    The owners of the Sacramento Kings are meeting with NBA officials at the moment in an attempt to pull the plug on a new arena being planned in downtown Sacramento...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 8,329 reads 21 comments

  15. NBA Mock Draft 2012: Impact Meter for All Probable First-Round Picks

    There will be a ton of talent on the big board when the NBA Draft rolls around in June. Several teams will be able to fill needs with their first-round selection, but not every rookie will make an immediate impact in the NBA...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 723 reads 2 comments

  16. NBA Playoffs 2012: Bulls Must Rest Derrick Rose with No. 1 Seed Secured

    The Chicago Bulls came through on the big stage Thursday night with a 96-86 overtime victory over the Miami Heat , all but wrapping up the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference in the process...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 1,014 reads 18 comments

  17. Heat vs. Bulls: Why Team Basketball Will Trump LeBron James in Playoffs

    The Miami Heat learned a major lesson last season at the hands of Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks. That lesson was the fact that team basketball can trump a trio of superstars when everything is on the line...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 1,105 reads 19 comments

  18. LeBron James: Why Miami Heat Star Will Choke Away MVP Award Down the Stretch

    Miami Heat superstar LeBron James has put together a fantastic MVP-type season in 2012 and more importantly has picked up his play as of late, especially when it comes to scoring...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 7,404 reads 144 comments

  19. Los Angeles Lakers: Metta World Peace's Rebirth Best-Case Scenario for Kobe

    Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace has always been difficult to figure out from a personality stand point, but you know what you get from him on the court. That is tenacious defense and a solid offensive game, in which he has averaged 14...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 5,613 reads 11 comments

  20. 2012 NBA MVP Race: Kevin Durant Climbs the Ladder as LeBron James Falls

    The MVP award can often be won in the season's final week, as NBA superstars do their best to put not only their teams over the top, but themselves as individuals as well...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 3,689 reads 11 comments

  21. Dwyane Wade Backpedals on Comments that Olympians Should Be Paid to Play

    A day after he caused a stir by reportedly saying that NBA players should be paid to play in the Olympics, Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat backed off his stance on Thursday, letting ...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 2,675 reads 24 comments

  22. Derrick Rose Will Never Decode LeBron James' Defensive Brilliance

    The Chicago Bulls are the Eastern Conference's best team and have the luxury of having the reigning league MVP in point guard Derrick Rose ...

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  23. Andrew Bynum's Beast Mode Effort vs. Spurs Should Scare Rest of the West

    Calling Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum an enigma seems to be the understatement of the century...

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  24. NBA Draft 2012: Teams That Must Gamble on High-Risk Prospects

    The upcoming NBA Draft in June has a ton of talent throughout, but even though there are a few guys who can be considered franchise changers, for the most part there are many more reaches then there are sure things...

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  25. NBA Rumors: Warriors' Interest in Lamar Odom Is Obvious Publicity Stunt

    Give the Golden State Warriors credit for trying at least. They want to add a star caliber type of player and took a modest run at trying to acquire Dwight Howard early in the season...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 3,238 reads 1 comments