1. Who Will Be Houston Rockets' Alpha PG? 'Whoever Has the Ball'

    HOUSTON — It didn't take long for the Houston Rockets to see what their new backcourt tandem of Chris Paul and James Harden would look like...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  2. Ranking Every New York Knicks Player After Free Agency

    The New York Knicks are nothing if not dramatic. They've had a turbulent offseason, jettisoning President Phil Jackson and replacing him with Steve Mills. Scott Perry also became the new general manager...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 4 months ago 4,273 reads 0 comments

  3. 5 Bargain-Bin Players Cavs Can Still Target in Free Agency

    The Cleveland Cavaliers offseason hasn’t been eventful, but that’s likely to happen when you're not just over the cap but also over the luxury tax. It’s not that they haven't done anything...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 4 months ago 15,543 reads 0 comments

  4. New York Knicks' Updated Free-Agency Big Board

    Shockingly , a New York Knicks team in disarray after moving on from its president of basketball operations and in open conflict with both its star of the past and future is having trouble attracting players...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 5 months ago 16,770 reads 0 comments

  5. What a Successful Free-Agency Period Will Look Like for Cleveland Cavaliers

    The Cleveland Cavaliers may be Eastern Conference champions, but after the NBA Finals, it’s clear they need to do something to get past the Golden State Warriors ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 5 months ago 36,282 reads 0 comments

  6. 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 5 months ago 8,421 reads 0 comments

  7. 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 months ago 6,528 reads 0 comments

  8. 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 5 months ago 30,312 reads 0 comments

  9. 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 6 months ago 34,373 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 6 months ago 10,533 reads 0 comments

  11. 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 6 months ago 17,768 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 6 months ago 30,689 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 7 months ago 8,665 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 7 months ago 13,937 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 7 months ago 5,889 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 8 months ago 10,081 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 8 months ago 5,790 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 8 months ago 32,018 reads 0 comments

  19. 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 9 months ago 17,639 reads 0 comments

  20. 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 9 months ago 10,368 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 9 months ago 8,063 reads 0 comments

  22. 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 9 months ago 21,562 reads 0 comments

  23. 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 9 months ago 16,677 reads 0 comments

  24. 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 10 months ago 12,605 reads 0 comments

  25. 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 10 months ago 11,939 reads 0 comments