1. 2016 NBA Draft Grades: Full Team-by-Team Report Cards

    Welcome to the 60 newest members of the NBA 's exclusive fraternity. Ben Simmons got to join first, after the Philadelphia 76ers made him the No. 1 pick of the 2016 NBA draft...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 days ago 863,414 reads 544 comments

  2. Grading Deal for All 3 Teams in Jeff Teague, George Hill Trade

    NBA teams have already begun wheeling and dealing, which means the 2016 offseason is officially underway...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 days ago 66,634 reads 57 comments

  3. 2016 NBA Draft: Detailing the Biggest Need for Each Team

    From the moment Ben Simmons' name kicks off the 2016 NBA draft to the time Mr. Irrelevant is revealed as the newest member of the Utah Jazz, each team will fight to add players who fit their schemes...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 days ago 124,105 reads 202 comments

  4. Best Comparisons for Every Top-30 Prospect in 2016 NBA Draft

    Every new prospect is a unique player when he enters the NBA , but that doesn't mean each defies comparison...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 7 days ago 88,272 reads 169 comments

  5. The Toughest NBA Free Agents to Price on the 2016 Market

    Some NBA free agents are easier to figure out than others. Of course you should pay Kevin Durant all of the money (ditto for LeBron James if/when he opts out)...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 days ago 264,439 reads 198 comments

  6. NBA Free Agents 2016: Ranking the Top 5 Players at Every Position

    If your favorite NBA team covets a small forward to shore up the wings this summer, you're in luck. Between Kevin Durant and the many other talents at the position, there's plenty of (presumably) available help...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 12 days ago 197,147 reads 244 comments

  7. The Numbers Game: 2016 NBA Finals Stats That Will Blow Your Mind

    It's shocking that the Golden State Warriors rebounded from a 3-1 deficit to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference Finals. It's incredible that they're one win from defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers again to defend their NBA title...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 13 days ago 161,521 reads 167 comments

  8. NBA Free Agents 2016: The Most Likely Signing for Every NBA Team

    This year's crop of NBA free agents isn't brimming over with talent at the top, but that doesn't mean teams won't be able to acquire someone who can help them...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 24 days ago 325,208 reads 330 comments

  9. Kevin Love Reminds Cavaliers How Important He Is to Cleveland's Title Hopes

    Until the Cleveland Cavaliers ' 116-78 shellacking of the Toronto Raptors in Game 5, the Eastern Conference Finals hadn't been particularly kind to Kevin Love ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 78,179 reads 219 comments

  10. The 1 Player Each NBA Franchise Should Ditch This Offseason

    Sometimes it's personal. A fanbase can grow sick and tired of watching one of its players put forth limited effort on a nightly basis...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 291,525 reads 281 comments

  11. Cavs' Start to 2016 NBA Playoffs Isn't Just Dominant, It's Downright Historic

    Ten up. Ten down. After pulling ahead at the end of the first half and finishing the drill with a 108-89 Game 2 win over the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference Finals ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 151,297 reads 615 comments

  12. Thunder Face Severe Stylistic Shift vs. Warriors After Eliminating Spurs

    Not many teams could show the type of resiliency necessary to bounce back from a 32-point blowout in Game 1 to advance in six contests, especially after spending the season blowing leads in crunch-time situations...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 121,365 reads 336 comments

  13. Only Kawhi Leonard Can Save the San Antonio Spurs Now

    It wasn't long ago that Dion Waiters spoke about the Oklahoma City Thunder 's willingness to face off against a one-man version of the San Antonio Spurs ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 52,535 reads 141 comments

  14. Future Power Rankings for the 2016 NBA Lottery Teams

    Finishing outside the NBA 's playoff picture means you had a bad season. It doesn't, however, mean your future isn't bright, as some lottery squads are brimming over with young talent still learning on the job...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 124,201 reads 366 comments

  15. OKC Thunder Discover Late-Game Formula in Critical Game 4 Win over Spurs

    As evidenced by their 111-97 victory over the San Antonio Spurs to even up the series 2-2, the Oklahoma City Thunder don't understand how narratives are supposed to work...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 62,893 reads 190 comments

  16. Have You Heard the One Where Kevin Durant Joins the Spurs This Offseason?

    Currently locked in a tough second-round battle against the San Antonio Spurs , Kevin Durant may find himself in the same matchup next season. Wearing a different uniform. A black one...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 57,701 reads 152 comments

  17. Cleveland Cavaliers' 3-Point Barrage Sends Statement to Atlanta Hawks, NBA

    The Atlanta Hawks set the series' early tone with a furious Game 1 comeback. Though it still ended in defeat, the second half proved they weren't going to roll over for the Cleveland Cavaliers and bow out of the second round without a fight...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 294,200 reads 420 comments

  18. 6 NBA Teams Most Likely to Make a Trade During the 2016 Draft

    Before and during the 2015 NBA draft, 15 trades came to fruition and involved 19 of the league's 30 teams. One year earlier, the world tried to process 13 separate draft-day and near-draft-day swaps that featured 21 franchises making moves...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 117,888 reads 204 comments

  19. Bizarre Game 2 Finish Helps Oklahoma City Thunder Exorcise Personal Demons

    Thanks to a bizarre ending and some outstanding fourth-quarter play, the Oklahoma City Thunder managed to steal home-court advantage away from the San Antonio Spurs with a 98-97 Game 2 victory...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 70,599 reads 214 comments

  20. Sunday NBA Playoffs: Klay Thompson Showing Alpha-Dog Swagger Without Steph Curry

    Beating the Houston Rockets without Stephen Curry was one thing. While James Harden and Dwight Howard refused to coalesce and the entire team displayed a stunning lack of ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 110,996 reads 206 comments

  21. Hawks Eye LeBron James, Cavaliers After Clearing Historical Playoff Hurdle

    A tougher test now awaits in the form of the Cleveland Cavaliers , but the Atlanta Hawks finally did the impossible by beating the Boston Celtics in a playoff series...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 12,913 reads 93 comments

  22. NBA Restricted Free Agents Likely to Change Teams During 2016 Offseason

    Andre Drummond isn't going anywhere, since the Detroit Pistons will surely match any offer sheet he signs once he becomes a restricted free agent this summer. Ditto for Bradley Beal and the Washington Wizards...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 52,671 reads 110 comments

  23. Tuesday NBA Playoff Roundup: Clippers' Season Unravelling After Injuries

    Once in possession of a 2-1 series lead over the Portland Trail Blazers and faced with the possibility of playing a Stephen Curry -less version of the Golden State Warriors in ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 80,015 reads 152 comments

  24. Are Golden State Warriors Too Dependent on 3-Pointers Without Stephen Curry?

    Though the date of Stephen Curry 's eventual return from his latest injury is uncertain, one thing is crystal clear: The Golden State Warriors will need to forge ahead in the 2016 ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 24,493 reads 164 comments

  25. Spurs Taking Plenty of Positives into 2nd Round Following Sweep of Grizzlies

    One never knows what might happen in an NBA playoff series, as injuries and prolonged stretches of unexpected ineffectiveness can turn a matchup 180 degrees...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 22,374 reads 87 comments