1. DeMarcus Cousins' Dedication Can Eliminate Team USA's Biggest Weakness

    On Tuesday afternoon, Finland simply didn't belong on the same basketball court as the United States, who stormed out to an early lead and finished the rout with a 59-point victory, one that left little doubt about the strength and depth of the U...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 30,928 reads 67 comments

  2. Meet Marcelinho Huertas, the X-Factor for Brazil's 2014 FIBA Team

    Non-International Team: FC Barcelona Height/Weight : 6'3", 185 pounds Age: 31 years old Position: PG/SG NBA Comparison: Ricky Rubio with a shot One of ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 4,744 reads 7 comments

  3. 5 Stars Who Can Challenge LeBron James' Throne as the NBA's Best Player

    LeBron James is not going to be the best player in the NBA forever. In fact, some might think he's already vacated the throne, surpassed by a certain forward in 2013-14, but we'll get to that later...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 49,642 reads 336 comments

  4. Why Cleveland Cavaliers Are Miscast as 2015 NBA Title Favorites

    Have we learned nothing? Declaring the Cleveland Cavaliers the favorites for the NBA 's 2015 title is nothing short of a massive mistake, one you certainly don't want to be guilty of at this stage of the offseason...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 55,171 reads 324 comments

  5. Pros and Cons of Los Angeles Lakers Gambling on Michael Beasley

    From the Miami Heat to the Minnesota Timberwolves . From the Wolves to the desert-based Phoenix Suns . From the Suns back to South Beach and the Heat...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 38,405 reads 74 comments

  6. 10 Predictions for the 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball

    Crystal balls are not easy to come by. But with the 2013-14 NBA season wrapped up for a while now and the 2014-15 campaign not set to start for about two months, I've managed to recalibrate mine...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 52,824 reads 76 comments

  7. Official Bleacher Report FIBA World Cup Basketball Rankings

    Twenty-four teams will tip off in Spain at the 2014 FIBA World Cup, but only one will emerge with a gold medal. That's a realistic goal for less than a handful of teams, though...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 98,020 reads 155 comments

  8. Predicting the Minnesota Timberwolves' Next Move After Kevin Love Trade

    The Kevin Love era is over for the Minnesota Timberwolves , but the new regime can't be done making moves quite yet...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 10,511 reads 65 comments

  9. How Many NBA Players Does Each 2014 FIBA World Cup Team Have?

    Though there are plenty of fantastic basketball players who haven't played in the NBA and likely won't for either their entire careers or a significant portion of them—Argentina's ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 13,366 reads 29 comments

  10. Ranking the Top 25 Players at 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball

    With the 2014 FIBA World Cup set to kick off in Spain at the end of August, plenty of the world's premier basketball players are ready to strut their stuff on a worldwide stage...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 95,232 reads 239 comments

  11. Takeaways from Kevin Love's Introduction with Cleveland Cavaliers

    After months of rumors, endless speculation and a trade that couldn't become official until weeks after it was agreed to, Kevin Love is finally a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 76,297 reads 370 comments

  12. Can Kobe Bryant Match NBA History's Best 36-Year-Old Wings?

    Succeeding in the NBA is hard enough for young studs fresh out of college, but—with a few notable exceptions—it's downright impossible for a 36-year-old to excel...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 24,234 reads 73 comments

  13. Anthony Davis Will Be Team USA's Backbone at 2014 FIBA World Cup

    Many 21-year-olds are figuring out how to pass one of their final college courses, working to escape their parents' basement or starting to make a living while striking out on their own...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 10,504 reads 10 comments

  14. Predicting Biggest X-Factors of 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup

    The stars will be out at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain, but so too will the players who aren't locks for positive production...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 46,052 reads 70 comments

  15. Can Bruno Caboclo Contribute to Toronto Raptors in 2014-15?

    Bruno Caboclo 's future is up in the air, and no one can tell you what it holds with any degree of confidence...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 14,272 reads 64 comments

  16. Biggest Potential Problems for LeBron James and Cleveland's New Big 3

    The Cleveland Cavaliers , boasting LeBron James , Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving as the NBA 's newest Big Three, are going to be an extremely competitive team throughout the 2014-15 season...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 42,168 reads 43 comments

  17. LeBron James' Return to Cleveland Cavaliers Forces Kyrie Irving to Mature

    Has Kyrie Irving been a leader during the early portion of his NBA career? Absolutely not, and he'll tell you that himself...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 17,837 reads 13 comments

  18. Best Potential Free-Agent Landing Spots for Greg Monroe During 2015 Offseason

    Greg Monroe might not be with the Detroit Pistons too much longer. As David Mayo of MLive .com reports, the big man hasn't yet informed his team he'll be accepting the qualifying ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 32,203 reads 113 comments

  19. 5 Things Team USA Must Prove Before 2014 FIBA World Cup Begins

    Following a 95-78 thumping of Brazil that allowed Derrick Rose to debut in front of his hometown faithful, Team USA only has three more tune-up games before the 2014 FIBA World Cup kicks off in earnest...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 25,928 reads 59 comments

  20. Why Anthony Davis Will Prove He's Worth the Massive Hype at Age 21

    Have you heard of Anthony Davis? If you've paid even the slightest amount of attention to the NBA world over the last year, you probably have. The 21-year-old star for the New Orleans Pelicans has already lived up to being the No...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 11,644 reads 39 comments

  21. Each NBA Team's Franchise Centerpiece Entering 2014-15 Season

    It's not always easy to figure out which player stands out from the crowd in discussions about an NBA team's centerpiece. Some selections are obvious...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 182,955 reads 381 comments

  22. Ranking the Most Unique Players in the NBA Today

    There are plenty of incredible talents in the NBA , but how many stand apart from the rest as truly unique players? I'm not talking about those who are the best at a certain skill— ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 98,466 reads 322 comments

  23. Paul George Calls Team USA Injury 'Freak Accident,' Interested in 2016 Olympics

    Some debate has pervaded the basketball world after Paul George 's brutal compound leg fracture at a Team USA scrimmage not only knocked him out of the 2014 FIBA World Cup, ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 6,770 reads 3 comments

  24. Indiana Pacers Must Consider Tanking the 2014-15 NBA Season

    The 2014-15 season shouldn't matter to the Indiana Pacers any longer. In the wake of Paul George 's devastating injury, one that will keep him out for the entire year, the Pacers said all the right things...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 3,589 reads 41 comments

  25. No. 21 Best City to Be a Sports Fan: Atlanta

    How much does where you live matter as a sports fan? The short answer is: It depends. If you're an Alabama football fan, there's no better place to live than Tuscaloosa. If you're a Red Sox fan, there's no worse place to live than New York City...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 4,448 reads 20 comments