1. 2017 NBA Draft: Houston Rockets' Last-Minute Whiteboard

    The good news for the Houston Rockets is that they finished with the third-best record in the NBA and made it to the conference semifinals, exceeding almost all expectations. The bad news is that they don't get much of a draft...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 days ago 8,029 reads 0 comments

  2. Everything You Need to Know About Chicago Bulls' 2017 NBA Draft

    The Chicago Bulls ' 2016-17 NBA season was best described as "ordinary." They were entirely unentertaining. They had neither the talent to contend for a title nor the up-and-coming player who could excite fans about the future...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 5 days ago 6,417 reads 0 comments

  3. 2017 Offseason Blueprint for Cleveland Cavaliers

    It's hard to call a season in which you made it to the NBA Finals, a disappointment, but when you're the defending champs, it has to be a little discouraging...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 9 days ago 30,070 reads 0 comments

  4. 5 Ways New York Knicks Can Turn Things Around This Offseason

    The New York Knicks have missed the playoffs the last four years, but that only scratches the surface of the team’s drought. They’ve had only won one playoff series since 1999-2000 when they went to the Eastern Conference Finals...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 17 days ago 34,098 reads 0 comments

  5. 5 Biggest X-Factors for Cleveland Cavaliers in 2017 NBA Finals

    One thing that gets lost in the jokes about how the Golden State Warriors blew a 3-1 lead to the Cleveland Cavaliers during the 2016 NBA Finals is that the Warriors had a 3-1 lead to blow...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 25 days ago 10,462 reads 0 comments

  6. 5 Reasons New York Knicks Should Make Frank Ntilikina Their Top NBA Draft Target

    The New York Knicks own the No. 8 pick in the 2017 NBA draft, which means they won't get to select Markelle Fultz or Lonzo Ball. However, their next-best option, Frank Ntilikina, is likely to still be on the board...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 17,352 reads 0 comments

  7. 5 Prospects New York Knicks Should Target Following NBA Draft Lottery

    If it weren't for bad luck, the New York Knicks would have no luck at all, and the NBA lottery sure manifested the truth of that statement. There wasn't a great chance they were going to move up in the draft...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 30,443 reads 0 comments

  8. 5 Takeaways from Cavs' Early 2nd-Round Showing vs. Toronto Raptors

    The Cleveland Cavaliers are marching toward the NBA Finals, where they are likely to meet the Golden State Warriors for the third straight season. First, they swept the Indiana Pacers as unimpressively as the feat can be done...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 8,653 reads 0 comments

  9. 5 Low-Cost Targets for New York Knicks in NBA Free Agency

    The New York Knicks have problems. Lots and lots of problems. And the biggest problem of all is that there's no easy solution to all of their problems. They have a superstar in Carmelo Anthony who is unhappy...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 13,924 reads 0 comments

  10. Biggest Takeaways from New York Knicks' 2016-17 NBA Season

    Mercifully, the 2016-17 NBA season is over for the New York Knicks , and it was another bad one. After a preseason filled with hype about how the Knicks would finally get back ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 2 months ago 5,770 reads 0 comments

  11. Regular-Season Grades for Each Cleveland Cavaliers Player

    The Cleveland Cavaliers killed 100,000 hot takes on Wednesday. All that talk about how their defensive woes were real and how the Boston Celtics were challengers in the Eastern Conference took a WWE-sized beating in the Cavs' 114-91 win in Boston...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 months ago 9,945 reads 0 comments

  12. 5 Statistics That Have Defined New York Knicks' 2016-17 NBA Season

    It's official. The New York Knicks will miss the playoffs for the third straight season. The Miami Heat drubbed them in front of their hometown fans on Mar. 29 to seal the deal...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 months ago 5,668 reads 0 comments

  13. 6 Intriguing 2017 NBA Draft Prospects for New York Knicks

    The New York Knicks are lottery bound after another disappointing season in the Big Apple. There are a lot of things we don’t know about next year’s version of the Knicks...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 months ago 31,854 reads 0 comments

  14. Playing Keep or Cut with Cleveland Cavaliers' Upcoming Free Agents

    Of all the teams in the NBA , the Cleveland Cavaliers might have the easiest upcoming offseason. There are two factors going into that. First, they have six players hitting free agency, and only four of them are likely to be with the team next year..

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 4 months ago 17,171 reads 0 comments

  15. Cleveland Cavaliers Player Grades Heading into NBA Stretch Run

    The Cleveland Cavaliers are the defending NBA champions —that's easy to forget with all the Golden State Warriors hype entering the season. As we enter the final stretch, that's been a good thing for LeBron James and Co...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 4 months ago 10,329 reads 0 comments

  16. Grading the Golden State Warriors' Trade Deadline Performance

    The Golden State Warriors decided to stay pat at the trade deadline, a decision which shocked no one. When you're on pace for your second straight 70-win season, you're not feeling the pressure to make a change...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 4 months ago 8,027 reads 0 comments

  17. Grading the Los Angeles Lakers' Trade Deadline Performance

    The Los Angeles Lakers were arguably the most active team at the trade deadline, but some of their biggest moves didn’t involve trades. Primarily, they overhauled their front office...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 4 months ago 21,521 reads 0 comments

  18. 5 Problems the L.A. Lakers Must Solve Before the End of the Season

    Despite a 10-10 start, the Los Angeles Lakers ' season has not gone well. They are 9-39 (29th in the league) with an average scoring difference of -8.0 (29th) since Dec. 1, per NBA...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 4 months ago 16,642 reads 0 comments

  19. Houston Rockets' Biggest Needs Heading into 2016-17 NBA Trade Deadline

    Two things are clear regarding the Houston Rockets ’ potential this season: They seem to be a lock for home-court advantage in the first round. But they don’t seem to have much way of moving up...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 5 months ago 12,580 reads 0 comments

  20. Chicago Bulls Trade Value Rankings Heading into 2016-17 NBA Trade Deadline

    I don’t want to sound hyperbolic here, but it has been a dramatic couple of weeks for the Chicago Bulls ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 5 months ago 11,927 reads 0 comments

  21. Houston Rockets Trade Value Rankings Heading into 2016-17 NBA Trade Deadline

    The Houston Rockets are stumbling through January after a red-hot December, but that doesn’t mean they’re likely to go racing to make a big trade. They could , however, look to bolster their lineup...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 5 months ago 8,677 reads 0 comments

  22. Midseason Player Grades for Each Chicago Bulls Player

    It hasn’t been a very good season for the Chicago Bulls , and it hasn't been a particularly surprising one. Slightly more than halfway through the schedule, they’re still floating around the ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 5 months ago 4,242 reads 2 comments

  23. Midseason Player Grades for Each Houston Rockets Player

    Houston Rockets fans are about to get that feeling proud parents have when their kid brings home a better report card than they could have possibly expected. That’s because they are a better team than anyone expected...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 5 months ago 6,771 reads 9 comments

  24. Best Potential 2016-17 NBA Trade Deadline Deals for the Chicago Bulls

    Having flipped the calendar to the new year, we’re getting clear on where the Chicago Bulls are headed...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 6 months ago 41,931 reads 45 comments

  25. Best Potential 2016-17 NBA Trade Deadline Targets for Houston Rockets

    The Houston Rockets keep winning as the calendar year closes. They are doing so with a tremendous amount of chemistry and cohesiveness as James Harden and head coach Mike D’Antoni have been a beautiful fit...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 6 months ago 12,781 reads 2 comments