1. 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 2 years ago 11,843 reads 29 comments

  2. 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 2 years ago 5,200 reads 22 comments

  3. One Thing Every NBA Team Must Work on in Training Camp for 2012-13 Season

    Training camp to NBA players is like filing taxes to the rest of us, nobody really wants to do it but it's something that needs to be done. Camp represents a lot of work, but is necessary to prepare for the upcoming season...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 429 reads 1 comments

  4. Building the Ultimate NFL Team Using Current NBA Stars

    NBA and NFL players have a lot in common. Both are amongst the best athletes in the world (well, besides linemen and kickers) and get paid a lot of money to do what they do...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 17,766 reads 72 comments

  5. Fantasy Basketball Sleepers: Late-Round Gems You Can Bank on

    Winning a fantasy championship in any sport is a test of knowledge, preparation, perseverance and a lot of luck...

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  6. How New-Look L.A. Lakers Can Exploit Miami Heat's Lack of Size

    While the Miami Heat are NBA champions, they certainly aren't without their share of weaknesses. Ranking 21st out of 30 teams in rebounding last season, the Heat are at a shortage when it comes to overall height and talent in the post...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 9,747 reads 65 comments

  7. 7 NBA Teams That Need to Go Back to the Drawing Board

    In the NBA , teams can be placed into three categories. First off are the contenders, those that are regulars in the playoffs and could feasibly win a title in the near future with the roster they've put together...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 706 reads 1 comments

  8. Cleveland Cavaliers: Who Should Start at Small Forward in 2012-2013?

    When examining the Cleveland Cavaliers roster, one position stands out as a major weakness. The Cavs small forward spot is once again extremely thin, with only Alonzo Gee (assuming he signs the qualifying offer), C...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 4,954 reads 18 comments

  9. Could 1 of Miami Heat's 'Big 3' Join Los Angeles Lakers in 2014-15?

    Los Angeles seems to be a popular town these days. With the Dodgers under new ownership, the Kings' Stanley Cup win and the Clippers looking like an actual basketball team, times are good in L...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 9,233 reads 120 comments

  10. 7 Free Agents Cleveland Cavaliers Should Pursue in 2013 Offseason

    While the Cavaliers have laid low in free agency this year, the plan could change next summer. Expected to be in contention for a playoff spot this season and almost assuredly reach ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 8,847 reads 65 comments

  11. 2013 NBA Mock Draft: How Next Year's Class Compares to 2012

    This years NBA draft was a loaded one, full of talent at every position and headlined by a tall shot-blocking center from Kentucky. Next years may not be much different...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 2,088 reads 0 comments

  12. Year-by-Year Comparison Between Cavaliers and Thunder Rebuilding Projects

    As the Cleveland Cavaliers continue their rebuilding process, one team stands as the shining example to follow. The Oklahoma City Thunder have set the bar for small market teams trying to rebuild through the draft...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 4,277 reads 74 comments

  13. 5 Ways Dwight Howard Can Repair His Tarnished Image with L.A. Lakers

    Dwight Howard may finally have a new home, but has the Dwightmare really ended? The league's best center has widely been regarded as the league's biggest drama queen after stating ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 1,512 reads 6 comments

  14. 5 Reasons Dwight Howard Trade Does Not Guarantee Another Lakers Title

    While a title in any sport is never guaranteed (save Joe Namath's Jets), some expectations for a championship are just a little higher than others...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 5,356 reads 34 comments

  15. 7 Current Under-the-Radar Names Who Will Be Next Big NBA Stars

    When judging talent in the NBA , it's important to look at more than just the average statistics. For example, mystery player A averaged 7.6 points and 1.3 assists per game his rookie season...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 769 reads 14 comments

  16. NBA Report: SF Alonzo Gee Close to Multi-Year Deal with Cleveland Cavaliers

    According to a tweet by Fox 8 News personality John Telich, the Cleveland Cavaliers are close to terms with restricted free agent Alonzo Gee on a three-year, $9.8 million deal...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 8,079 reads 74 comments

  17. Burning Questions Around the NBA This Offseason

    The NBA 's offseason drama is slowing screeching to a halt. The party's ending, the DJ's packing up, and Dwight Howard finally, finally got traded...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 6,157 reads 7 comments

  18. 7 Reasons LA Lakers Should Be Favorites to Win the Western Conference

    As you may have heard, some guy named Dwight Howard joined the Lakers recently. Word is he's pretty good. Now with Howard, Steve Nash, Pau Gasol and Kobe Bryant , Los Angeles has officially become a super team, if they weren't already...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 3,414 reads 22 comments

  19. Cleveland Cavaliers: Why Chris Grant Is Doing a Fantastic Job as Team's GM

    Chris Grant is a giant of a man. At 6'10", the former University of San Diego basketball player is actually taller than most of the players he scouts, signs, drafts or trades for...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 5,119 reads 90 comments

  20. Every NBA Team's Most Glaring Weakness Heading into Next Season

    No professional sports team, no mater how great, is without their faults. Even the world champion Miami Heat saw themselves ranked in the bottom third of NBA teams in regards to rebounds and assists per game last season...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 8,054 reads 16 comments

  21. Comparing Every Current Team USA Player to His Dream Team Counterpart

    The 2012 United States Men's Olympic Basketball Team is currently undefeated in this year's Olympic games, displaying dominance along the way to a 5-0 record in group play...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 21,934 reads 81 comments

  22. 2013 NBA Mock Draft: Where Next Year's Top Prospects Should Land

    The 2013 NBA draft may still be over 10 months away, but it's never too early to make predictions on where the star prospects will land...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 20,108 reads 134 comments

  23. Is Antawn Jamison's Lack of Defense Worth His Offense for L.A. Lakers?

    Antawn Jamison is a lot of things. The 36-year-old forward is a 14-year NBA veteran, a career 19.5 point-per-game scorer and was the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year in 2004. One thing Jamison is not, however, is a good defender...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 2,675 reads 13 comments

  24. Cleveland Cavaliers Interest in Forward Carlos Delfino Makes No Sense

    According to a report by the Plain Dealers Terry Pluto, the Cavaliers are interested in former Milwaukee Bucks guard/forward Carlos Delfino . On the outside, the interest makes sense...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 years ago 6,116 reads 26 comments

  25. NBA Free Agency 2012: The Signings That Should Have Been

    The dust has now settled on the flurry of free agent signings this month, with nearly all the big-name players now signed...

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