1. Dwight Howard Exacts Revenge Against Houston Rockets and Thursday NBA Takeaways

    The Atlanta Hawks, riding the contributions of Malcolm Delaney, DeAndre' Bembry and a red-hot Tim Hardaway Jr., stormed back from a seemingly insurmountable fourth-quarter deficit against the Houston Rockets, stealing a 113-108 victory Thursday...

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  2. Looking Back at the High School Scouting Reports of Today's Biggest NBA Stars

    Not every high schooler is LeBron James . The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar was hyped beyond belief before finishing the 12th grade—see: " The Chosen One "—and still managed to exceed the expectations after making the jump to the NBA...

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  3. NBA Superstar Index: Top 5 Players at Every Position

    What were once potential flukes of the early NBA season are now firmly entrenched as reality. Russell Westbrook is well on his way to averaging a triple-double for the entire campaign...

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  4. Thursday NBA Roundup: Bulls Leadership Drama Only Masks Bigger On-Court Problems

    The Chicago Bulls are falling apart at the seams. Though they're just a game below .500 after Wednesday night's 119-114 loss to the Atlanta Hawks and remain in possession of the Eastern Conference's No...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 38,452 reads 0 comments

  5. NY Knicks Trade-Value Rankings Heading into 2016-17 NBA Trade Deadline

    If the New York Knicks want to shake up their roster before the NBA 's Feb. 23 trade deadline, they'll have to get creative...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 26,046 reads 0 comments

  6. NBA Metrics 101: The 10 Best Home-Court Advantages

    Every NBA arena can be hostile to the opposition. Even when they fill up with visiting fans, they still don't feel like home for teams on the road...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 36,435 reads 0 comments

  7. NBA Metrics 101: Identifying the NBA's 10 Best Shooters

    Forget about drives to the basket that result in thunderous slams. Clear your mind of post-up moves and alley-oop finishes. Don't worry about touch shots right around the basket...

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  8. Thursday NBA Roundup: John Wall's All-Star Snub Makes Red-Hot Wizards Dangerous

    Take a look at John Wall 's Twitter feed , and you'll see the same thing over and over again: The Washington Wizards point guard has spent the better part of January constantly ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 26,108 reads 75 comments

  9. Identifying the Ideal 2017 NBA Trade Deadline Target for Each Team

    Every NBA team has something to aim for during trade season. They're all seeking ways to improve their standing before the Feb. 23 deadline, though some are wishing for pingpong balls and others are trying to win a championship...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 393,443 reads 70 comments

  10. 2017 NBA Superstar Rankings: Giannis Antetokounmpo Keeps Soaring

    Giannis Antetokounmpo has become a force unlike any other in the NBA . The 22-year-old superstar keeps rising, keeps producing monstrous statistical outings for the Milwaukee Bucks, and they're by no means empty lines...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 148,670 reads 58 comments

  11. NBA Teams Most Likely to Hold Fire Sale Ahead of 2017 Trade Deadline

    Take a good look at current NBA rosters. By the time the Feb. 23 trade deadline has come and gone, many of them could look significantly different...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 108,004 reads 121 comments

  12. NBA Player Power Rankings: B/R's Top 30 Centers at the Halfway Point

    Young centers are taking over the NBA . While Joel Embiid (22 years old) puts up massive numbers in his Rookie of the Year conquest for the Philadelphia 76ers, a number of other ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 314,464 reads 285 comments

  13. NBA Player Power Rankings: B/R's Top 30 Power Forwards at the Halfway Point

    The NBA 's power forwards, they are a-changin'. No longer does the Association feature back-to-the-basket bullies who torture their matchups with precision footwork and touch around the hoop...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 210,874 reads 185 comments

  14. NBA Player Power Rankings: B/R's Top 30 Small Forwards at the Halfway Point

    Does LeBron James still take the cake among the NBA 's top small forwards? There's no doubt the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar is defending his championship with another stellar season, but plenty of contenders are coming for his crown...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 210,156 reads 216 comments

  15. NBA Player Power Rankings: B/R's Top 30 Shooting Guards at the Halfway Point

    Remember when the shooting guard position was in trouble? We don't. Even with Kobe Bryant retired, James Harden running the point for the Houston Rockets and Dwyane Wade no longer submitting MVP-caliber seasons, it's in great hands...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 months ago 262,689 reads 185 comments

  16. NBA Player Power Rankings: B/R's Top 30 Point Guards at the Halfway Point

    The point guards of today's NBA are no longer tasked solely with making teammates' lives easier. Those "pure" floor generals still exist, but the league's best at the position also do everything else...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 months ago 363,968 reads 376 comments

  17. Thursday NBA Roundup: Westbrook's MVP Chances Remain Strong, but Winning Matters

    When the NBA names the 2016-17 MVP, a game from early January could loom large for James Harden and Russell Westbrook ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 months ago 37,828 reads 88 comments

  18. Updated 2016-17 Win-Loss Projections for Every NBA Team

    It's no longer hard to differentiate between NBA bottom feeders and contenders. A handful of teams has emerged in each conference with no shot to advance past the 82nd game of the 2016-17 campaign...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 months ago 99,113 reads 132 comments

  19. Tuesday NBA Roundup: Joel Embiid Continues March Toward Rookie of the Year

    Whether on or off the court, Joel Embiid isn't the least bit boring, so we should've expected him to celebrate his second consecutive Rookie of the Month selection in style...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 months ago 53,299 reads 92 comments

  20. NBA Trade Deadline 2017: Every Team's Biggest Need at the Start of the New Year

    Fire up the walkie-talkies and prepare the smoke signals. It's trade season in the NBA , which means all lines of communication must remain open at all times...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 months ago 40,445 reads 32 comments

  21. 2016-17 NBA Superstar Rankings: Top 25 Players Heading into the New Year

    If it feels like the NBA has a giant conglomerate of elite talents this year, it's because that's true. Even as Russell Westbrook continues to throw up monstrous lines and average a triple-double, he hasn't run away with the 2016-17 MVP race...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 months ago 61,238 reads 116 comments

  22. Thursday NBA Roundup: Don't Sleep on Kevin Love's Value to Cavs Big 3

    Remember, the Cleveland Cavaliers ' Big Three is comprised of three stars: LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 months ago 32,341 reads 81 comments

  23. Tuesday NBA Roundup: Russell Westbrook's Greatness Can't Be Found in Stats Alone

    LeBron James may be "The King," but Russell Westbrook is the undisputed master of triple-doubles. The Oklahoma City Thunder superstar emerged with his 15th trip-dub of the ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 months ago 41,128 reads 149 comments

  24. Chris Paul Proving Invaluable for LA Clippers and Other Thursday NBA Takeaways

    Chris Paul is valuable enough to the Los Angeles Clippers under normal circumstances, but his necessity skyrockets with Blake Griffin out of the lineup as the latter recovers from arthroscopic knee surgery...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 months ago 18,354 reads 23 comments

  25. Denver Nuggets Are Back to Maximizing Nikola Jokic's Star Potential

    DENVER — With 47 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter of a Dec. 19 contest against the Dallas Mavericks , Nikola Jokic hauled in his 15th rebound of the night...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 months ago 18,343 reads 16 comments