1. Sacramento Kings Center DeMarcus Cousins Says He Dislikes Chris Paul 'a Lot'

    DeMarcus Cousins and Chris Paul aren't going to be grabbing dinner before any games between the Los Angeles Clippers and Sacramento Kings . In an appearance on Grantland's B...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 days ago 78,685 reads 134 comments

  2. See NBA Summer League Through the Eyes of a 26-Year-Old Journeyman

    Making it to the NBA is not an easy task, as Elijah Millsap knows all too well. The 26-year-old shooting guard has been plugging away ever since finishing up his collegiate career at UAB and going undrafted in 2010...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 9 days ago 14,286 reads 4 comments

  3. Which Version of LeBron James Will Cleveland Cavaliers Get?

    LeBron James has filled many different roles during his stellar NBA career. He's played hero and villain. He's come up short in the clutch and thrived when the going gets toughest...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 9 days ago 100,445 reads 171 comments

  4. Houston Rockets Will Take Step Back After Failed Chandler Parsons Gamble

    Everything that Daryl Morey, the Houston Rockets general manager, did this offseason was leading up to the moment in which he added another star to a collection that already included James Harden and Dwight Howard ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 9 days ago 6,037 reads 82 comments

  5. Cleveland Cavaliers Trading for Kevin Love Would Be the Wrong Move

    On paper, a three-man core comprised of Kevin Love , LeBron James and Kyrie Irving looks absolutely incredible. Talk about setting the stage for a dynastic organization, one that can pile up title after title until LeBron eventually leaves his prime.

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 9 days ago 13,565 reads 89 comments

  6. How Cleveland Cavaliers Can Make Most of LeBron James' Homecoming

    LeBron James is back with the Cleveland Cavaliers , but even he isn't ready to declare that his new team is ready to hold up the Larry O'Brien Trophy at the end of the 2014-15 campaign...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 9 days ago 8,853 reads 47 comments

  7. Projecting 2014-15 NBA Starting Lineups After Free-Agency Frenzy

    Will Andrew Wiggins be starting for the Cleveland Cavaliers when the 2014-15 season tips off? Will he be in the starting five for the Minnesota Timberwolves after inclusion in a trade ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 10 days ago 457,589 reads 798 comments

  8. Daryl Morey: Houston Rockets in 'Better Place' Not Keeping Chandler Parsons

    Daryl Morey is the champion of finding silver linings. The Houston Rockets general manager had his eyes on another star this offseason, parting ways with Jeremy Lin and Omer ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 10 days ago 14,386 reads 187 comments

  9. Is Phil Jackson Already an Elite NBA Executive?

    Phil Jackson has gone through the later stages of his NBA career with the "Zen Master" moniker attached to him at the hip, but it's time to add a new descriptive phrase—elite NBA executive...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 11 days ago 9,710 reads 58 comments

  10. Isaiah Thomas Adds Even More Firepower to Ever-Crowded Phoenix Suns Backcourt

    The Phoenix Suns don't believe in conventional wisdom. Even with small-ball systems sweeping the NBA , most teams haven't been able to find success while running sets that involve two point guards...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 13 days ago 12,675 reads 58 comments

  11. Are LA Lakers Actually Improving This Offseason or Just Treading Water Again?

    Kobe Bryant isn't very patient. That's not an insult; it's just the truth. Now in the last few years of his storied career, the Mamba isn't content to just sit around and ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 13 days ago 50,247 reads 320 comments

  12. What Will Cleveland Cavaliers Lineup and Scheme Look Like with LeBron James?

    Now that the prodigal son has returned, the Cleveland Cavaliers have a whole new look. LeBron James , who announced his decision via Sports Illustrated to come back to his ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 13 days ago 54,641 reads 111 comments

  13. Why Superstar Free Agency Is so Important to NBA's Future

    Every free-agent signing sets a new precedent in the NBA . When Jodie Meeks and Ben Gordon end up agreeing to contracts far richer than expected, it makes every shooter in the NBA feel as though they can get—and deserve—more money...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 16 days ago 18,677 reads 36 comments

  14. How Do Charlotte Hornets Spend Their Money If Gordon Hayward's Offer Is Matched?

    The Charlotte Hornets may have given Gordon Hayward a max offer sheet, but that doesn't mean they're putting all of their eggs in one basket. ESPN...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 16 days ago 9,882 reads 64 comments

  15. How Chicago Bulls Would Benefit from LeBron James Leaving Miami Heat

    The Chicago Bulls are poised to be huge winners when LeBron James makes his free-agency decision. Even if the four-time MVP doesn't take his talents to the Windy City, the Bulls ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 16 days ago 20,255 reads 114 comments

  16. Every Team's Best Undrafted Free-Agent Signing to Date

    Especially in a draft class as loaded with talent as the 2014 one is, undrafted free agents are important...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 17 days ago 196,388 reads 150 comments

  17. Why Are Rebuilding Orlando Magic Signing Vets Long-Term?

    The Orlando Magic are confusing. They have one of the most promising rosters in the NBA , chock full of potential at each of the five primary positions...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 17 days ago 10,731 reads 70 comments

  18. Is Luol Deng a Backup Plan for Miami Heat?

    The definition of insanity is trying the same thing over and over while expecting different results, and that's exactly what seems to be happening for Luol Deng and the Miami Heat ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 20 days ago 14,029 reads 41 comments

  19. Can Pat Riley Pull off 'Unprecedented' Free-Agency Tightrope Walk?

    Miami Heat President of Basketball Operations Pat Riley has long been considered one of the smartest men in the NBA ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 20 days ago 72,732 reads 292 comments

  20. Should Lakers Fans Get Their Hopes Up About Carmelo Anthony?

    After a contract offer and a meeting with the Los Angeles Lakers , Carmelo Anthony might seem like a realistic possibility to don a purple and gold uniform by the end of this offseason...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 20 days ago 227,118 reads 802 comments

  21. 2014 NBA 2nd-Round Draft Picks You Need to Know Next Season

    When the 2013 NBA draft class entered the ranks of the NBA, it was pretty clear that the group of players was a shallow one. Chances were, the second round wasn't going to produce many immediate contributors, and it didn't...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 20 days ago 93,174 reads 94 comments

  22. Do Phoenix Suns Have Strongest Recruiting Pitch for LeBron James?

    If the stars are going to align for the Phoenix Suns , the stars might have to, well, align. This summer, there's an increasingly legitimate chance they do exactly that...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 21 days ago 51,889 reads 205 comments

  23. Would Pau Gasol Be Enough to Keep LeBron James with Miami Heat?

    If Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade aren't enough to convince LeBron James that he should keep his talents in South Beach, would the addition of Pau Gasol sway him back toward ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 21 days ago 50,501 reads 99 comments

  24. Spencer Hawes Signing Addresses Several Big Needs for Los Angeles Clippers

    The Los Angeles Clippers finally addressed their biggest need, literally and figuratively. After using their sole draft pick on C.J...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 21 days ago 13,035 reads 42 comments

  25. Why Luol Deng Would Be Sneaky-Good Signing for Atlanta Hawks

    The Atlanta Hawks are already going to be a dangerous squad in 2014-15. Bringing Al Horford back to a team that pushed the Indiana Pacers to the brink of elimination in his absence tends to do that...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 21 days ago 13,713 reads 79 comments