1. Addition by Subtraction: Why the Rockets Are a Better Team Without Tracy McGrady

    Ron Artest was hopping downcourt to get back on defense, but he had to do something else first. He had, you know, just taken a Shane Battier pass on the right wing, beaten Cleveland’s Anderson ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 424 reads 6 comments

  2. NBA Trade Deadline: Vince Carter and Richard Jefferson Could Be on the Move

    Vince Carter and Richard Jefferson were once teammates. Eight months after the New Jersey Nets dumped Jefferson to Milwaukee, both guys could be sharing something else in common: Being traded at the trading deadline...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 1,068 reads 0 comments

  3. How Robert Sarver Set the Suns "In Seven Seconds or Less"

    You remember how fun the Phoenix Suns were. For many sports fans, they were the only reason to tune in to an NBA game in the post-Michael Jordan era...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 814 reads 4 comments

  4. Michael Jordan Trying To Beat Isiah Thomas in Atrocity, Too?

    Michael Jordan and Isiah Thomas will forever be linked. Never mind that they were both contemporaries in their playing days. Never mind that they both took once-dormant franchises to multiple NBA championships...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 549 reads 5 comments

  5. Why the Portland Trail Blazers Should Regret Passing Up on Kevin Durant

    All-Star snubs are nothing new. They happen in every sport and every year—from the MLB's and NBA's midseason classics to the NFL's Pro Bowl...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 1,794 reads 19 comments

  6. Point Taken: Why The Orlando Magic Are Finally The Best Team in The NBA

    In a media interview last month, Orlando forward Rashard Lewis referred to the Magic as "that other team" whenever there is a conversation about the league's top teams. The Celtics and Lakers are two of the league's flagship and most historic franchises.

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 304 reads 2 comments

  7. Phil Savage Firing Sinks Cleveland Browns to New Lows

    It was February 9th, 2002, and Jamir Miller's AFC squad had just finished holding off their NFC counterparts in a 38-30 shootout at the Pro Bowl...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 557 reads 2 comments

  8. Chances Are That Brandon Roy Has Made a Fool Out Of You, Too

    Most of America slept while Portland Trail Blazers guard Brandon Roy was busy dropping a career-high 52 points on the Phoenix Suns Thursday night as chants of "M-V-P" rained down from a packed house at the Rose Garden...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 704 reads 10 comments

  9. Why Paul Millsap Should Make the Utah Jazz Forget About Carlos Boozer

    The Utah Jazz have a problem.Oh, it's a good problem, to be sure. The Jazz are 15-11, playing great basketball under a coach who has been with them since before a lot of this year's rookies were ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 6 years ago 874 reads 2 comments

  10. Getting to the Bottom of the LeBron James/New York Media Circus

    Let's get this out of the way right now: Neither the New York Knicks nor the Cleveland Cavaliers have a desirable history or any sort of discernible "tradition." Neither franchise has banners hanging from the rafters like the Boston Celtics...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 6 years ago 202 reads 1 comments

  11. Can Cleveland Browns Fans Stop Shooting Themselves in the Foot?

    It's tougher than ever before to be a fan of professional sports in Cleveland, OH. Why? Well, Clevelanders, whose teams haven't won a major world championship of any sort since 1964, when Jim ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 6 years ago 308 reads 5 comments

  12. How Marc Gasol Has Made Chris Wallace Look Smarter Than You Think

    It seems like the entire world and their mother is under the impression that Memphis GM Chris Wallace just pawned Pau Gasol off on the Lakers for Kwame Brown's expiring contract and nothing more last January...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 6 years ago 633 reads 5 comments

  13. Brandon Roy's Buzzer-Beater Won More Than a Game for Portland

    If you're like most NBA fans, then you aren't used to seeing the Portland Trail Blazers (yes, two words) on national television. This season started with the Blazers on TNT in Los Angeles against the Lakers, for the much-anticipated debut of Greg Oden...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 6 years ago 799 reads 7 comments

  14. Switching Derek Anderson for Brady Quinn Is Not the Answer in Cleveland

    Week Nine of the NFL season saw a myriad of big-time matchups around the league: Dallas and New York, New England and Indianapolis, and Pittsburgh and Washington, just to name a few...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 6 years ago 516 reads 2 comments

  15. Joe Dumars Makes Mistake Trading for Allen Iverson

    When the Denver Nuggets parted ways with former GM Kiki Vandeweghe a couple of years ago, many wondered what direction the Nuggets would go in after dumping a talent evaluator who had elevated Denver from a doormat to a perennial playoff team...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 6 years ago 523 reads 1 comments

  16. James Posey Wastes No Time Putting Hornets Over The Top

    When a 31-year old NBA journeyman who averaged just a shade over seven points a game in his ninth year in the league switches teams in the offseason, it's not really supposed to register a blip on the NBA radar...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 6 years ago 122 reads 0 comments

  17. Portland's Joel Przybilla Learned a Hard Lesson

    The final score of the second part of TNT's opening day doubleheader last night may have read "Lakers 96, (overhyped) Trail Blazers 76," but the real story of this game was told with 9:06 left to play in the third quarter...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 6 years ago 807 reads 5 comments

  18. Kellen Winslow-less Browns Are 2-0 Without Pro Bowl Tight End

    When the Cleveland Browns traded up just one spot to get tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. in the 2004 NFL Draft, the landscape of both the franchise and the former Miami Hurricane were drastically different...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 6 years ago 266 reads 3 comments

  19. Once Again, Tampa Bay Stands Between Philadelphia and a World Championship

    For the City of Brotherly Love, it just has to be this way. Oh, you remember. You remember Ronde Barber picking off Donovan McNabb in the red zone and taking it 92 yards to pay dirt ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 6 years ago 366 reads 0 comments

  20. Fool's Gold: Why Monday's 35-14 Rout of the Giants Could Hurt the Browns

    All the little chicks with the crimson lips weren't the only ones going "Cleveland Rocks, Cleveland Rocks" as the Browns steamrolled the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants, ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 6 years ago 196 reads 1 comments

  21. Darnell Jackson Cannot Be Overlooked

    Let's get this out of the way right now—Danny Ferry pulled off a hell of an offseason for the Cleveland Cavaliers. No, there was no "superstar" signed. There wasn't a future Hall-of-Fame sidekick like Scottie Pippen brought in for LeBron James...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 6 years ago 1,061 reads 3 comments

  22. Four NBA Teams to Keep an Eye on in 2008-09

    The NBA simply doesn't benefit from the same type of parity that the NFL and Major League Baseball does. (Wow, who saw that day coming—"parity" and "Major League Baseball? Hmm...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 6 years ago 826 reads 8 comments

  23. What re-signing Delonte West means for the Cleveland Cavaliers

    Much thanks goes to Danny Ferry, Delonte West, and West's agent, Aaron Goodwin, for providing something to talk about regarding the Cleveland Cavaliers that does not involve some random ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about 6 years ago 571 reads 3 comments

  24. LeBron James Leads Balanced Attack As "Redeem Team" Punishes Spain By 37

    You can leave the ridiculous theatrics and sideshows to the Spanish team. The Americans have a gold medal to win. LeBron James led all scorers, including eight Americans in double-figures, with 18 points on five-for-10 shooting...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about 6 years ago 257 reads 0 comments

  25. What the Mo Williams acquisition means for the Cleveland Cavaliers

    It's been a problem for the "James Gang" since the Chosen One first entered the league. There have been attempts at quick fixes with blown draft picks and free agent busts over the years, but ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about 6 years ago 320 reads 1 comments