1. 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 1 year ago 20,089 reads 41 comments

  2. 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 1 year ago 34,099 reads 81 comments

  3. 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 1 year ago 12,058 reads 19 comments

  4. 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 1 year ago 38,401 reads 121 comments

  5. 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 1 year ago 40,506 reads 130 comments

  6. 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 1 year ago 11,164 reads 40 comments

  7. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Houston Rockets

    The Houston Rockets had a catastrophic season in which they lost even when they won. Now with a chance to rebuild around one of the NBA ’s best scorers in James Harden , they can rebound...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 year ago 2,140 reads 1 comments

  8. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Detroit Pistons

    The Detroit Pistons got swept in their opening-round series with the Cleveland Cavaliers , but their season was a success. It was their first postseason visit in seven years, so it was just nice to have an opening-round series to be swept in ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 year ago 2,857 reads 0 comments

  9. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Milwaukee Bucks

    The Milwaukee Bucks are in the middle of a truly awkward rebuild. Two years ago, they were the worst team in the league. A year ago, they were in the playoffs and everyone’s sexy pick to break out...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 year ago 13,392 reads 32 comments

  10. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Philadelphia 76ers

    The Philadelphia 76ers are not a very good basketball team. There probably isn’t going to be a lot of controversy over that statement. That they aren’t that far from being one probably is controversial...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 year ago 13,366 reads 37 comments

  11. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Minnesota Timberwolves

    The Minnesota Timberwolves have a new coach and president of basketball operations in Tom Thibodeau , which was an excellent first step in their offseason. In fact, you could say they've already won the offseason...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 year ago 24,578 reads 96 comments

  12. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Sacramento Kings

    The Sacramento Kings are bad. Really. Really. Bad. They have now gone 10 years without a playoff appearance and, during that span, they own the second-worst winning percentage in the NBA , according to Basketball-Reference...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 year ago 6,683 reads 31 comments

  13. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Utah Jazz

    The Utah Jazz were the last team eliminated from the playoffs. The Houston Rockets beat the Sacramento Kings Wednesday night and held the tiebreaker...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 8,273 reads 15 comments

  14. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Chicago Bulls

    The Chicago Bulls ’ season is over, and for the first time since 2007-08 (and the second time since 2003-04), they are not in the playoffs...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 31,748 reads 107 comments

  15. Free Agents the Houston Rockets Should Let Walk This Offseason

    The Houston Rockets are in the final leg of what has been a very disappointing season. If it were to conclude today, last year’s Western Conference finalists would be watching the playoffs at home...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 15,548 reads 51 comments

  16. Issues the Chicago Bulls Must Correct Before the NBA Playoffs

    The Chicago Bulls have a lot of problems, which is why they’re currently sitting in ninth in the East, looking up at the playoffs. Not all of these wrong things are fixable...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 5,314 reads 54 comments

  17. 3 Issues the Houston Rockets Must Correct Before the NBA Playoffs

    The Houston Rockets are a dichotomy. They were either the best bad team in the NBA last year, or they’re the worst good team in it this year. It's hard to explain why a squad that won 56 games, earned the No...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 9,859 reads 38 comments

  18. Secret Signs That Chicago Bulls Could Have Surprising Playoff Run

    The Chicago Bulls have had more ups and downs than the Willis Tower elevator. Watching them get repeatedly demolished on defense feels weirder than calling the Sears Tower the Willis, ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 18,551 reads 43 comments

  19. 4 Realistic Predictions for Houston Rockets' Stretch Run

    The Houston Rockets are heading down the final lap as a disappointing facsimile of what they were last season. In 2014-15, they were pressing for the second-best record in the West...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 1,352 reads 1 comments

  20. Power Ranking Each Chicago Bulls Player for NBA's Stretch Run

    The Chicago Bulls came up empty at the trade deadline, with the exception of shipping out Kirk Hinrich to the Atlanta Hawks for Justin Holiday and a second-round draft pick...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 8,601 reads 34 comments

  21. Ranking Every Houston Rockets Player Post-Trade Deadline

    The Houston Rockets have made a trade on deadline day, but the ramifications of the deal may be bigger than the parties involved...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 5,225 reads 14 comments

  22. 4 Trades That Help Chicago Bulls Hit the Reset Button

    The Chicago Bulls , as constructed, have gone as far as they are going to, and it’s becoming more apparent with each game (blowout)...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 37,494 reads 13 comments

  23. Chicago Bulls Must Start Thinking About the Future at NBA Trade Deadline

    The Chicago Bulls ' up-and-down, turbulent 2015-16 season might be more than an anomaly or a team struggling with effort. Perhaps they have gotten the most they’re going to get out of this particular core...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 12,923 reads 10 comments

  24. Best Potential Trade Targets for the Houston Rockets

    Every time the Houston Rockets start to look like they might be getting things together, they go out and make you doubt them again. That’s no less true now than it was when they dropped their first three games by 20-plus...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 13,280 reads 43 comments

  25. Chicago Bulls Most Likely to Be Traded Before the Deadline

    The Chicago Bulls have had a pretty tumultuous start to the year, and much of what is happening impacts what they may do before the trade deadline on Feb. 18...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 86,597 reads 105 comments