1. 3 Players Who Still Have to Step Up for the Chicago Bulls

    The Chicago Bulls are exceeding preseason expectations. Projected to be a 7 or 8 seed at best, they are currently in fourth—and a mere half game behind second...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 12 days ago 3,996 reads 1 comments

  2. 3 Players Who Still Have to Step Up for the Houston Rockets

    The Houston Rockets have been solid this season, sitting with a 7-5 record and tied with the Los Angeles Lakers and Oklahoma City Thunder for the Western Conference's fourth-best record...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 18 days ago 4,919 reads 4 comments

  3. Diagnosing Houston Rockets' Remaining Roster Flaws

    The Houston Rockets are such a different team than they were last season. In one sense, they’re different because of their composition. According to Basketball-Reference...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 25 days ago 2,698 reads 3 comments

  4. 5 Key Factors to Chicago Bulls' Surprisingly Hot Start

    While the Chicago Cubs were winning their first World Series in 108 years, the Chicago Bulls ' undefeated record went up in flames as they lost to the Boston Celtics . Despite the loss, Chi-Town is looking better than anyone expected...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 2,343 reads 1 comments

  5. 2016-17 NBA Season Predictions for Each Chicago Bulls Player

    The Chicago Bulls ' faux makeover was one of the offseason's biggest stories. Seemingly never before in the annals of NBA history had a front office tried more to obtain players ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 7,646 reads 20 comments

  6. 2016-17 NBA Season Predictions for Each Houston Rockets Player

    According to margin of victory, the revamped Houston Rockets have been the NBA ’s best team during the preseason, clobbering opponents by an average of 14.7 points, per NBA...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 7,566 reads 34 comments

  7. Predicting Chicago Bulls' Final 15-Man 2016-17 Roster

    The Chicago Bulls have played three preseason games, giving us the first hint of what they will look like this year and how the rotation may shake out. Unfortunately, there’s only been hints, and there is more to be resolved...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 10,575 reads 15 comments

  8. Chicago Bulls Complete 2016-17 Season Preview

    It was an early-season game between the Chicago Bulls and Detroit Pistons , a week before Christmas. The Bulls were still hoping to make a deep playoff run; the Pistons would be satisfied with a run at the playoffs...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 4,634 reads 8 comments

  9. Predicting Houston Rockets' Final 15-Man 2016-17 Roster

    James Harden , having assumed the leadership of the Houston Rockets , has been more involved in mentoring his teammates. He organized a players-only minicamp, according to Mark Berman of Fox 26...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 11,106 reads 33 comments

  10. Chicago Bulls 2016-17 NBA Training Camp Roster Rankings

    The Chicago Bulls enter training camp with one of the most unsettled depth charts in the league. An offseason of moves involved big trades and big signings in free agency, but ended with even bigger questions...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 2 months ago 4,338 reads 1 comments

  11. Houston Rockets Complete 2016-17 NBA Season Preview

    James Harden took Dwight Howard 's screen and pulled up at the left-side elbow. Howard rolled to the basket and started his leap, expecting Harden's pass for what would have been a perfect alley-oop...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 2 months ago 4,746 reads 14 comments

  12. Houston Rockets 2016-17 NBA Training Camp Roster Rankings

    The Houston Rockets enter training camp following an offseason with far more changeover than last year: Dwight Howard is gone, and both the team and the player may be happier as a result...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 2 months ago 5,494 reads 13 comments

  13. Interactive Infographics Show Longest NBA Teams by Wingspan, Height

    In the new NBA , success typically hinges on three-point shooting and stretching the court. As a result, long-armed players who can defend multiple positions and disrupt ball movement have become incredibly valuable...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 4 months ago 40,062 reads 31 comments

  14. Report Card Grades for Each Houston Rockets 2016 Free-Agent Signing

    The Houston Rockets offseason is reminiscent of the famous Saturday Night Live " Cowbell " sketch, a fictional reenactment of Blue Oyster Cult recording "(Don’t Fear) the Reaper ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 5 months ago 11,915 reads 41 comments

  15. Breaking Down How Dwyane Wade Fits After Signing with Chicago Bulls

    The Dwyane Wade saga ended in a way most did not anticipate: He left the Miami Heat —the only team he's ever played for—and joined the Chicago Bulls ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 5 months ago 18,794 reads 95 comments

  16. Breaking Down How Pau Gasol Fits After Signing with San Antonio Spurs

    According to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, Pau Gasol agreed to terms Monday with the San Antonio Spurs on a two-year deal for $30-plus million with a second-year player option...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 5 months ago 52,215 reads 60 comments

  17. Breaking Down How Al Horford Fits After Signing with Boston Celtics

    Al Horford , one of the prized free agents of this year’s class, announced his decision to join the Boston Celtics on Twitter. The timing of the tweet threw everyone for a loop, even Adrian Wojnarowski of the Vertical...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 5 months ago 86,764 reads 228 comments

  18. Breaking Down How Dwight Howard Fits After Signing with Atlanta Hawks

    Dwight Howard  agreed to terms with the Atlanta Hawks  on a three-year, $70.5 million deal on Friday, per  Shams Charania  of The Vertical...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 5 months ago 61,459 reads 98 comments

  19. Grading the Derrick Rose Trade for Both New York Knicks and Chicago Bulls

    On Wednesday, Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported the Chicago Bulls and New York Knicks agreed to a trade that will send Derrick Rose, Justin Holiday and a 2017 second-round ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 6 months ago 4,426 reads 2 comments

  20. Realistic 2016 Free-Agency Targets for the Houston Rockets

    The Houston Rockets are set to engage in their biggest free-agent season since acquiring Dwight Howard in the summer of 2013...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 6 months ago 19,605 reads 41 comments

  21. Realistic 2016 Free-Agency Targets for the Chicago Bulls

    The Chicago Bulls , fresh off a disappointing season, will be looking to make the necessary changes to get back into the playoffs. Pau Gasol and Joakim Noah , their starting and backup centers from last season, are both free agents as of July 1...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 6 months ago 33,997 reads 81 comments

  22. What the Houston Rockets' Dream Offseason Looks Like

    There are two kinds of dreams: the kind you wake up from and want to return to immediately, and the kind that shocks you from your slumber in a cold and clammy sweat. Fans of the Houston Rockets are probably having both this offseason...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 6 months ago 12,021 reads 19 comments

  23. What the Chicago Bulls' Dream Offseason Looks Like

    The Chicago Bulls should have a different offseason priority than in recent years, and one can only hope that the front office's Gar Forman and John Paxson know it...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 6 months ago 38,325 reads 121 comments

  24. The Hardest Working Player on Every NBA Conference Finals Team

    “He does the things that don’t show up in box scores.” Those are the words we’ve used to describe the player who works as hard as anyone on the court but doesn’t have the statistical glory to prove it...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 7 months ago 40,365 reads 130 comments

  25. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Indiana Pacers

    The Indiana Pacers ' season is over. In the grand scheme of things, it has to be considered a success. They made the NBA playoffs in spite of an offseason overhaul and change of direction...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 7 months ago 11,130 reads 40 comments