1. The Most Important Miami Heat Star Not Named LeBron James

    When Dwyane Wade , LeBron James and Chris Bosh first teamed up for the Miami Heat in 2010, it was unclear who would take over as the team's main star. It's now safe to say that question has been definitively answered...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 2,112 reads 2 comments

  2. NBA Fantasy 2012: Last Minute Sleepers, Rankings and Projections

    The 2012-2013 NBA season will soon be underway, and with it the start thousands of fantasy leagues worldwide. Unlike the real NBA, a fantasy championship is not won with superstars alone...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 11,238 reads 20 comments

  3. Cleveland Cavaliers: Stat Predictions for Every Cavs Starter in 2012-2013

    Looking ahead to the 2012-13 season, the young Cavaliers have a lot to look forward to. Pairing last year's Rookie of the Year in Kyrie Irving with incoming rookies Dion Waiters ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 6,836 reads 22 comments

  4. Cleveland Cavaliers: 4 Possible Trades That Would Shake Up the Season

    With the NBA season drawing nearer, it's never too early to look ahead to any possible trades that could be made...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 213 reads 60 comments

  5. Predicting Cleveland Cavaliers' Final Record for 2012-2013 NBA Season

    With the preseason locked up and the regular season set to begin soon, we can now take a more accurate look at how an NBA team's season will shake out. For the Cleveland Cavaliers , expectations vary...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 2,833 reads 5 comments

  6. Why Dwight Howard Would Be Insane to Leave L.A. Lakers as a Free Agent

    Dwight Howard is the NBA 's best center and a three-time Defensive Player of the Year, and he plays for one of the most marketable franchises in all of professional sports. This summer, he'll also be a free agent...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 5,618 reads 9 comments

  7. LeBron James and the NBA's 10 Toughest Stars to Guard

    When determining the toughest players to guard in the NBA , a few factors have to be taken into consideration. Scoring should obviously be noted, but isn't necessarily the tell-all sign of a great offensive player...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 19,326 reads 265 comments

  8. Predicting the Biggest Steals and Busts of 2012 NBA Free Agency

    With the 2012-2013 NBA season drawing ever closer, it's time to take a look back at what the offseason brought us...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 7,993 reads 30 comments

  9. Playing the Blame Game When Things Go Wrong for All 30 NBA Teams

    The 2012-2013 NBA season is just around the corner, and with it comes optimism for all 30 NBA teams. With this optimism comes the realization that everything might not quite go as planned...

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  10. The Biggest Pitfall Each L.A. Laker Must Avoid in 2012-13

    Few teams carry as much promise into the 2012-2013 season as the Los Angeles Lakers . Chock full of All-Stars and future Hall of Famers, the Lakers are considered to be a top threat ...

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  11. How Jeremy Lin Can Blossom as Houston Rockets' Franchise Star

    Somewhere between February and July 2012, Jeremy Lin went from hottest athlete on the planet to overpaid bum. It's funny what money can do...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about over 1 year ago 13,086 reads 96 comments

  12. Breaking Down How Steve Nash Will Make the L.A. Lakers Offense Elite

    Despite a 42-25 record last season, the Los Angeles Lakers were a pedestrian 15th in the NBA in scoring at 97.3 points per game. Starting off the season with Derek Fisher at point guard, the veteran struggled to the tune of 5...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about almost 2 years ago 4,835 reads 10 comments

  13. Fantasy Basketball Sleepers: Ranking the 5 Best at Each Position

    NFL season got you down? Favorite team not doing so well? Even worse, how's your fantasy team looking? Ehh, that bad, huh? Never fear, sports fans...

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  14. One Critical Key for Every NBA Team to Thrive in 2012-13 Season

    As good as some NBA teams may look on paper, nothing is ever decided until the leather hits the hardwood. Even with a Hall-of-Fame roster like the Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat appear to have, nothing is guaranteed in the world of sports...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about almost 2 years ago 520 reads 1 comments

  15. How Every Top 15 2012-13 NBA Rookie Fits into His Team's Long-Term Plan

    The 2012 NBA draft class will soon hit the hardwood as the new season quickly approaches, bringing with them high expectations and a great deal of pressure...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about almost 2 years ago 7,368 reads 23 comments

  16. Fantasy Basketball Rankings 2012-13: Early Look at Top Sleeper at Each Position

    Experienced fantasy players know that to win a league one needs the right combination of drafting skill, key free-agent pickups and overall luck. When discussing drafting skill, it's easy to take a LeBron James or a Kevin Durant in the first round...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about almost 2 years ago 5,160 reads 0 comments

  17. NBA Trade Talk: Cleveland Cavaliers Have Assets to Pull Off a Major Deal

    Mostly buried at the bottom of the Eastern Conference the past two seasons, the Cleveland Cavaliers have quietly been building quite an impressive array of young talent and draft picks...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about almost 2 years ago 9,123 reads 37 comments

  18. Cleveland Cavaliers: Is Now the Time for Cavs to Part Ways with G Daniel Gibson?

    The second-longest-tenured Cavalier, Daniel Gibson, has become a fan favorite over the years with his ability to hit the three ball and overall scrappiness on the court...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about almost 2 years ago 3,858 reads 16 comments

  19. Cleveland Cavaliers: Pros and Cons of Dion Waiters as Team's Sixth Man

    Dion Waiters is an electrifying scorer from all areas of the court. Last season at Syracuse, he was one of the best in college basketball at splitting multiple defenders and getting to the hoop...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about almost 2 years ago 3,581 reads 16 comments

  20. 10 NBA Teams That Will Never Be a Factor in Free Agency

    When it comes to the NBA 's biggest game off the court, some teams just never seem to come out winners. Free agency can be both a blessing and a curse, but if played right and executed properly, teams can set themselves up for immediate success...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about almost 2 years ago 1,211 reads 2 comments

  21. Cleveland Cavaliers: Predicting Final 15 Man Roster for 2012-2013

    With training camp right around the corner, NBA teams must start considering who to keep and who to cut as the season draws ever closer. An NBA roster is allowed to carry 15 players, 12 of which can dress for a game...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about almost 2 years ago 7,974 reads 37 comments

  22. NBA: Projecting the 2012-13 Final Northwest Division Standings

    As the 2012-2013 NBA training camps are set to begin, perhaps no division in basketball carries as much potential as the Northwest...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about almost 2 years ago 663 reads 3 comments

  23. Cleveland Cavaliers: An NBA Star for 5 Young Player to Model Their Game After

    The Cleveland Cavaliers are a young team on the rise in the Eastern Conference, even if it'll be a few years before they are considered championship contenders...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about almost 2 years ago 6,434 reads 9 comments

  24. The Most Embarrassing Teams in the NBA Today

    Like any other professional sports league, the NBA has a wide variety of talent spread throughout. First there are the big-market teams like the Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat and Boston Celtics, who continually find themselves at or near the top...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about almost 2 years ago 11,806 reads 29 comments

  25. 10 2012 1st-Round NBA Rookies with the Most to Prove in Their First Season

    The 2012 NBA draft class is sure to be a good one, with talent littered all over the first round. While some come into the league with decorated college careers, others are under ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about almost 2 years ago 5,175 reads 22 comments