1. NBA Rumors: Breaking Down Dallas Mavericks Starting 5 If Deron Williams Signs

    The Dallas Mavericks had their chance on Monday to make their pitch to all-star point guard Deron Williams...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 2,694 reads 1 comments

  2. How Steve Nash Would Change Culture of Toronto Raptors

    The reported three-year, $36 million offer that the Toronto Raptors have out to point guard Steve Nash will accomplish two things...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 2,062 reads 2 comments

  3. NBA Rumors: Playing Fact or Fiction with Latest Dwight Howard Buzz

    With the NBA season only a couple days old, as expected, the Dwight Howard saga has dominated the rumor mill. There are more Howard rumors out there then one can count, but sorting through all of the rumors is the difficult part...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 19,338 reads 37 comments

  4. Miami Heat: Erik Spoelstra's Job Still Isn't Safe

    LeBron James and the Miami Heat finally got their ring together, but depending who you talk to, the Heat are champions today in spite of head coach Erik Spoelstra and not because of him...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 7,541 reads 68 comments

  5. Undrafted NBA Free Agents 2012: Hidden Gems Still Available for Incomplete Teams

    With the NBA offseason beginning, teams that didn't do well in the draft always have free agency to address their needs. But another option is to find a hidden gem that went undrafted in last week's NBA draft...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 3,470 reads 4 comments

  6. 2012 NBA Draft: Way-Too-Early Predictions for NBA's All Rookie Teams Next Year

    With the 2012 NBA Draft in the books and the offseason upon us, it's never too early to look forward to the 2013 season. That's especially true when talking about this year's rookie class...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 458 reads 3 comments

  7. NBA Rumors: Top Destinations for Jeremy Lin If He Spurns Knicks

    New York Knicks fans got to breathe a bit of fresh air last week when the NBA dropped their appeal, granting waived players like Jeremy Lin and Steve Novak their Bird rights...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 4,468 reads 3 comments

  8. NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz from All 30 Teams

    With the NBA offseason off to a busy start, the rumor mill is heating up concerning some of the top free agents in the NBA today. Not only that, but some big names have hit the trade block as well...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 9,075 reads 1 comments

  9. NBA Draft Winners and Losers: Teams That Wish They Could Have Their Picks Back

    As with any draft, Thursday's NBA draft featured its share of both winners and losers. With a deep draft, there were far more winners this season, but that doesn’t mean a ...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 1,508 reads 5 comments

  10. NBA Draft Analysis: Why Harrison Barnes Makes the Warriors Playoff Contenders

    The Golden State Warriors had some needs that were addressed during Thursday night's draft and after they got lucky enough to see North Carolina's Harrison Barnes fall to them at No...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 4,576 reads 28 comments

  11. NBA Trade Rumors: Rockets Must Use Productive Draft to Land Dwight Howard

    The Houston Rockets failed in their attempt on draft night to move up and put together a productive enough package to acquire Orlando Magic superstar Dwight Howard ...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 3,023 reads 18 comments

  12. NBA Rumors: 5 Best Destinations for O.J. Mayo

    The Memphis Grizzlies were busy on Friday issuing qualifying offers to both Darrell Arthur and Marreese Speights, but one name not on that list is guard O.J. Mayo ...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 8,048 reads 58 comments

  13. NBA Draft 2012 Grades: Did Lottery Teams Improve or Fall Back?

    Now that the 2012 NBA draft is in the books, it’s time to take a look at whether the lottery teams closed the gap on the playoff teams...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 1,533 reads 0 comments

  14. NBA Draft 2012 Grades: Franchises Whose Fortunes Took Drastic Turns

    The NBA draft is an opportunity for rebuilding teams to become contenders in a hurry. Just look at the Oklahoma City Thunder , who built through the draft and, in the span of a couple of seasons, were playing in the NBA Finals...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 1,002 reads 1 comments

  15. NBA Draft 2012 Results: Kendall Marshall and 5 Players Fans Will Resent

    With the 2012 NBA draft in the books, we can look forward to several future stars that NBA fans will fall in love with and whose production on the floor will be a major factor in teams winning games...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 612 reads 2 comments

  16. 2012 NBA Draft Order: Latest Look at the Entire Two Rounds

    In only a matter of hours, Kentucky's Anthony Davis will be a member of the New Orleans Hornets when the 2012 NBA draft kicks off. After that, though, there's nothing but guesses as to what will happen next...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 1,000 reads 0 comments

  17. Austin Rivers: Why Duke Guard Will Never Live Up to the Hype

    Duke's Austin Rivers is one of the more intriguing prospects heading into Thursday night's NBA draft. He was one of the highest recruited players heading into college last season ...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 572 reads 1 comments

  18. Jeremy Lin: Knicks Reportedly Extend Qualifying Offer to Linsanity

    As expected, the New York Knicks made a qualifying offer to point guard Jeremy Lin , making Lin a restricted free agent...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 7,612 reads 24 comments

  19. 2012 NBA Draft Trades: Grading Critical Rockets and Bucks Deal

    The Houston Rockets have been very busy in the days leading up to Thursday night's NBA draft. Wednesday they pulled off their second trade in as many days by sending center Samuel Dalembert and the No...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 2,508 reads 0 comments

  20. NBA Trade Rumors: Magic Must End Madness and Trade Dwight Howard Now

    What would a day be in the NBA without a Dwight Howard trade request, but with the NBA draft a few hours away, new Orlando Magic general manager Rob Hennigan is in a tough spot when it comes to deciding what to do with his franchise player...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 4,656 reads 12 comments

  21. 2012 NBA Draft Order: Which Teams Must Trade Up to Salvage the Future?

    With the NBA draft only a mere hours away, there are certain players on the board that could be franchise-changers for certain teams. However, there is next to no chance of getting them where teams are drafting...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 450 reads 0 comments

  22. NBA Draft 2012: 6 Teams That Will Strike Gold in the Second Round

    In a draft that's considered very deep on talent, there will be several players taken in the second round that have first round talent...

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  23. NBA Draft 2012: Prospects Who Won't Flop as Much as Expected

    With the NBA draft rapidly approaching, several players are destined for stardom, but there are another handful of players expected to be flops in the NBA as well. However, some of these perceived flops could turn out better than many people think...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 262 reads 0 comments

  24. 2012 NBA Mock Draft: Bust-Proof Picks for 1st Round Selections

    With the NBA Draft only a mere hours away, teams are putting the final touches on their respective big boards. After all the workouts, teams must try to settle in on that one perfect guy that can help them shape their franchise for the future...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 1,019 reads 0 comments

  25. NBA Draft Predictions: Projecting Where Top First-Round Sleepers Will Land

    As with the first round of any draft, Thursday night's NBA draft will have its share of busts and sleepers sprinkled throughout the first round...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about 2 years ago 388 reads 0 comments