1. 5 Players Facing Toughest Uphill Climb to Crack Team USA FIBA Roster

    Even without Kevin Love, LaMarcus Aldridge, Blake Griffin, Kawhi Leonard, LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul and so many other prominent American NBA stars trying out for Team USA, the competition is still ridiculously difficult...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 42,675 reads 237 comments

  2. Byron Scott's Greatest Challenge as Los Angeles Lakers Coach Will Be on Defense

    The Los Angeles Lakers were a defensive dumpster fire during the 2013-14 season, one of the many reasons they weren't able to live up to even the most modest expectations while failing to make the playoffs for the second time in as many years...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 1,433 reads 25 comments

  3. Derrick Rose Entering Next Season as the Biggest Mystery in the NBA

    Edgar Allan Poe. Agatha Christie. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Dashiell Hammett. Ian Fleming. Stieg Larsson. Derrick Rose ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 29,460 reads 220 comments

  4. Ranking Best NBA Stars to Ever Wear No. 23

    In the NBA , few numbers resonate like No. 23. As soon as you see those two consecutive digits placed right next to each other, it's hard to avoid thinking of a certain Chicago Bulls legend...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 80,276 reads 172 comments

  5. Takeaways from Byron Scott's Introduction as Los Angeles Lakers Coach

    At long last, the Los Angeles Lakers have their coach for the 2014-15 season. The hiring process took a long time, even if the man who ended up with the job was widely considered the top candidate for quite a few weeks...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 35,349 reads 169 comments

  6. Depleted Team USA Frontcourt Not Cause for Concern at 2014 FIBA World Cup

    Though Team USA should still be favored to win at the FIBA World Cup this summer, it isn't exactly a complete lock to take home a gold medal...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 28,871 reads 117 comments

  7. Are Indiana Pacers in Danger of Falling out of the Playoffs Entirely?

    The Indiana Pacers may have earned the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference during the 2013-14 season, but that was almost entirely due to their success in the first half of the campaign...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 12,211 reads 234 comments

  8. 4 Players Who Must Step Up for Team USA at 2014 FIBA World Cup

    The refrain heard so often at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil will be more accurate if it's chanted during the 2014 FIBA World Cup, even if this is a different Team USA we're believing in...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 36,917 reads 62 comments

  9. The Best and Worst 2014 NBA Free-Agent Signings

    If only every general manager in the NBA could make one perfect signing after another... Parity would abound (to some extent, at least), players would be perfectly valued when ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 180,135 reads 441 comments

  10. Do Recent Additions Give Dallas Mavericks the NBA's Best Offense?

    The Dallas Mavericks haven't experienced much playoff success since taking down the Miami Heat in the 2011 NBA Finals...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 6,698 reads 33 comments

  11. Houston Rockets-Dallas Mavericks Rivalry Heating Up over Chandler Parsons Drama

    Things are going to get heated when the Dallas Mavericks and Houston Rockets square off during the 2014-15 season...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 193,419 reads 970 comments

  12. How Anthony Davis Can Jump into NBA MVP Conversation Next Season

    Anthony Davis isn't just the future of the NBA ; he's the present as well. Even though the 21-year-old big man has just two years of experience at the professional level, he's already blossomed into one of the league's 10 best players...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 9,689 reads 61 comments

  13. Is Kevin Love Trade Market About to Speed Up or Dry Up?

    Kevin Love is still a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves , despite the inordinate amount of time he's spent as a central figure in trade rumors throughout the 2014 offseason...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 23,805 reads 181 comments

  14. Evan Turner Signing Fails to Address Boston Celtics' Biggest Need

    Evan Turner could be a great value for the Boston Celtics , with "could" serving as the operative word. The swingman , who was once made the No...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 12,210 reads 66 comments

  15. Are Cleveland Cavaliers Giving Up Too Much in Potential Kevin Love Trade?

    Andrew Wiggins' head must be spinning. He's been a part of the NBA for only a matter of weeks, but he's already in the middle of a massive storm that involves LeBron James, ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 22,981 reads 157 comments

  16. Best Under-the-Radar 2014 NBA Free Agents Still Available

    Although most prominent free agents have found their homes, whether returning to their old organizations or leaving for a place with greener grass, the market is still full of role ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 168,669 reads 262 comments

  17. Ed Davis: Kobe Bryant Is 'A Legend, and I Can't Wait to Learn from Him'

    A happy Kobe Bryant makes life better for all Los Angeles Lakers players. Fortunately for Ed Davis, he's already realizing this, even if he's only been a member of the storied organization for a matter of days...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 26,350 reads 155 comments

  18. How Will Detroit Pistons Solve Their Obvious Josh Smith Conundrum?

    The Detroit Pistons may well go into the 2014-15 season with the same three-man frontcourt core that they employed throughout the previous go-round, even if it didn't exactly experience much success...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 16,279 reads 156 comments

  19. Projecting the Top 20 Players for the 2014-15 NBA Season

    For the most part, rosters are starting to take shape across the NBA 's vast landscape of 30 teams. Sure, there are stragglers like Eric Bledsoe and Greg Monroe, prominent players ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 326,171 reads 2474 comments

  20. Giannis Antetokounmpo on Star Path That the NBA Has Never Seen Before

    Giannis Antetokounmpo wasn't supposed to be making any sort of impact at this early stage of his career. The Milwaukee Bucks surely didn't expect the sushi-bar-raw Greek prospect ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 60,659 reads 167 comments

  21. Will Bruno Caboclo Be the Latest Long-Term Prospect to Speed Up Development?

    Pretend we can all see the motion, and raise your hand if you'd heard of Bruno Caboclo before Masai Ujiri made him the Toronto Raptors ' first-round pick in the loaded 2014 NBA draft...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 27,304 reads 83 comments

  22. 5 Potential Trade Targets Who Should Be on New York Knicks' Radar

    The New York Knicks aren't going to stand pat and wait for another disappointing season to unfold in 2014-15...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 50,171 reads 155 comments

  23. 5 Teams That Would Be Good Fits for Potential Josh Smith Trade

    Josh Smith 's first season with the Detroit Pistons was a failure. After signing a monstrous deal in free agency, one that will pay him $40...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 60,976 reads 213 comments

  24. Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski Says He'd Trade Andrew Wiggins for Kevin Love

    Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski isn't mincing his words. He knows exactly where he stands on the Kevin Love-Andrew Wiggins saga that has captured so much of the NBA world's attention in recent days...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 151,993 reads 669 comments

  25. 13 Biggest Takeaways from 2014 Las Vegas NBA Summer League

    For many young NBA prospects, as well as those who are hoping to gain entry to the league by standing out against the crop of top rookies and sophomores, Las Vegas Summer League is a huge opportunity to show off their skills...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 93,631 reads 212 comments