1. 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 24,563 reads 96 comments

  2. 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 6,677 reads 31 comments

  3. 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 1 year ago 8,267 reads 15 comments

  4. 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 1 year ago 31,742 reads 107 comments

  5. 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 1 year ago 15,529 reads 51 comments

  6. 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 1 year ago 5,307 reads 54 comments

  7. 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 1 year ago 9,849 reads 38 comments

  8. 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 1 year ago 18,550 reads 43 comments

  9. 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 1 year ago 1,349 reads 1 comments

  10. 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 1 year ago 8,595 reads 34 comments

  11. 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 5,204 reads 14 comments

  12. 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 37,477 reads 13 comments

  13. 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 12,913 reads 10 comments

  14. 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 13,258 reads 43 comments

  15. 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 86,589 reads 105 comments

  16. Houston Rockets Most Likely to Be Traded Before the Deadline

    The Houston Rockets are not having the season they wanted; that much is clear. What is murky now is the best course of action for the remainder of their season. Houston is in seventh place in the Western Conference and just two games over ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 18,056 reads 88 comments

  17. Diagnosing the Houston Rockets' Remaining Flaws

    As the NBA season approaches the halfway point, it’s getting hard to deny the Houston Rockets are the league’s most disappointing team. Western Conference finalists last year, they are 17-19 and struggling to hold on to the No...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 11,980 reads 96 comments

  18. Final 2015 Player Power Rankings for the Chicago Bulls

    The Chicago Bulls have been about as bipolar as a team can possibly be this season. From one game to the next it’s hard to get a grip on whether they’re going to be a ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 12,442 reads 56 comments

  19. Early-Season Report Cards for Houston Rockets' Key Prospects

    The Houston Rockets are intriguing from the perspective of their age. They are neither a particularly young team nor an old one...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 5,288 reads 41 comments

  20. 3 Hidden Bright Spots for the Chicago Bulls so Far

    The Chicago Bulls are off to a rocky yet surprisingly successful start through the first quarter of the 2015-16 NBA season. Some things had fans yelling for joy, and there were also plenty of reasons to holler with frustration...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 2,758 reads 0 comments

  21. 3 Hidden Bright Spots for the Houston Rockets so Far

    The first quarter of the Houston Rockets ' season was neither what their fans were expecting nor hoping for...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 8,917 reads 46 comments

  22. Complete Houston Rockets Power Rankings After Season's 1st Month

    The Houston Rockets’ season has not gone the way they anticipated. For a team that entered the season with championship aspirations, it’s been a downright travesty. Words like “flaming outhouse” come to mind...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 4,669 reads 26 comments

  23. Complete Chicago Bulls Player Power Rankings After Season's First Month

    The Chicago Bulls wrap up the first month of the season with a 9-4 record, the fourth-best mark in the NBA . What that says about the team is hard to say. While they’re winning their games, they have an average margin of victory of just 1...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 16,153 reads 59 comments

  24. Every NBA Team's Locker-Room Leader

    Leadership in the NBA matters. It can be the difference in whether a team can reach the "next level," whether that's getting to the playoffs or winning in the Finals. And to have leadership, a team must have leaders...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 16,862 reads 72 comments

  25. 5 Goals the Houston Rockets Must Achieve During 2015-16 Season

    Here's the thing about goals: Sometimes you have to reevaluate them. Such is the case for the Houston Rockets right now. They must temper expectations of a championship and reassess immediate priorities...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 3,492 reads 21 comments