1. 2016-17 NBA Awards: Naming Favorites in Each Category Through November

    The NBA doesn't hand out its major awards—Most Improved Player, Coach of the Year, Sixth Man of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year and Most Valuable Player—until the season has run its course...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 7 months ago 37,133 reads 84 comments

  2. 2016-17 NBA Superstar Rankings: Top 5 Players at Every Position So Far

    Is 2016-17 the NBA 's year of the youngster? Sure, veterans such as LeBron James, Kevin Durant , James Harden and Russell Westbrook are dominating...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 7 months ago 267,590 reads 425 comments

  3. Strangest Stats from the Young 2016-17 NBA Season

    Some NBA statistics make sense. Are we really surprised the Golden State Warriors are dominating on offense, or that LeBron James is throwing up more big numbers? Is it outlandish ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 7 months ago 43,898 reads 54 comments

  4. Tuesday NBA Roundup: All Hope May Not Be Lost for Anthony Davis, Pelicans

    Breathe deep and exhale, New Orleans Pelicans fans. Anthony Davis, who exited the team's 112-94 blowout victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday, is just fine...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 7 months ago 24,498 reads 39 comments

  5. Jamal Murray Overcoming Rough Start for Denver Nuggets

    DENVER — Four games into his Denver Nuggets tenure, Jamal Murray had launched 16 shots from the field. Every single one—even the seven coming without a defender within four feet, per NBA...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 7 months ago 3,110 reads 2 comments

  6. DeMar DeRozan Is Rewriting the Definition of Superstar Efficiency

    DENVER — In the waning moments of an NBA basketball game, with the score tied 102-102, in the year 2016, DeMar DeRozan calmly dribbled the ball down the court, one possession after he'd given his Toronto Raptors the lead on a 20-foot jumper...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 7 months ago 20,884 reads 29 comments

  7. NBA Fantasy Basketball 2016-17: Deep Sleepers That Could Be Hidden Keys

    Your fantasy basketball team isn't perfect. Sorry. That's just the truth. Don't worry, though, because we're here to help...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 7 months ago 21,636 reads 1 comments

  8. Tuesday NBA Roundup: LeBron James, Cavs Leave No Doubt They Still Rule the East

    Since dismantling an alleged " superteam " to open their season, the Cleveland Cavaliers have left little doubt they're the squad to beat in the Eastern Conference...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 7 months ago 33,017 reads 186 comments

  9. NBA Players Who Already Need a Trade

    Talent can only get you so far in the NBA . Without receiving a proper opportunity, players are doomed to struggle in roles that weren't made for them...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 133,727 reads 164 comments

  10. 2016-17 NBA Superstar Rankings: Kawhi Leonard Leaving No Doubt About Status

    Though some NBA players with lesser reputations have thrived during the opening segment of the 2016-17 season, a pack of MVP candidates has emerged, led by plenty of expected names...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 101,340 reads 166 comments

  11. Thursday NBA Roundup: Dwyane Wade Returns to Miami as New Chapter Continues

    Dwyane Wade earned this one. His performance during the Chicago Bulls ' 98-95 victory over the Miami Heat won't stack up against his career bests...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 37,600 reads 53 comments

  12. Biggest Early Surprises of the 2016-17 NBA Season

    Did you predict that the Cleveland Cavaliers would storm out and post the league's best record through the first two weeks of the 2016-17 season? Did you know LeBron James, Russell ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 20,792 reads 56 comments

  13. NBA Tuesday Roundup: Offseason Changes Paying Dividends for Atlanta Hawks

    If the Atlanta Hawks are to prove doubters wrong and continue asserting themselves as fringe Eastern Conference contenders — after the departures of Jeff Teague and Al ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 20,916 reads 39 comments

  14. 5 NBA Teams That Should Already Be Looking to Make a Trade

    Not every struggling NBA team needs to panic just yet. Take the Boston Celtics for example. Even though they've won only three of their first six games and have been so porous ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 1,602 reads 0 comments

  15. Predicting the Biggest Busts of the 2016-17 NBA Fantasy Basketball Season

    Cross your fingers and hope you don't have one of the players on this list. If you do, pray you took them later than they've typically come off the board...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 16,629 reads 9 comments

  16. Thursday NBA Roundup: Motivated Kevin Durant Should Terrify Rest of the League

    Could there have been something special driving Kevin Durant ? On a night filled with photographer outfits , trash-talking jabs directed at the benches, fury-laden rejections ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 115,274 reads 289 comments

  17. Tuesday NBA Roundup: Stephen Curry Masking Golden State Warriors' Problems

    After their 127-104 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night, it's easy to assume the Golden State Warriors have finally shown what they can do when operating at full strength...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 85,175 reads 68 comments

  18. NBA Rookies 2016-17: Youngsters Who Will Make Teams Regret Passing on Them

    There's always talent lurking in the hidden depths of the NBA 's pool of eligible players. 2015-16 saw Josh Richardson and Norman Powell become important players after they were ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 72,344 reads 35 comments

  19. 2016-17 NBA Superstar Rankings: Season's Start Edition

    With gravity-defying dunks, momentum-swinging jumpers, dazzling dribbles and flashy feeds, the NBA 's leading superstars seem to put on a show every night...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 92,335 reads 183 comments

  20. Dwyane Wade Making Himself at Home in Chicago and Thursday NBA Takeaways

    It took Dwyane Wade all of one game with the Chicago Bulls to knock down more than half as many three-pointers (four) as he drilled throughout his entire swan song with the Miami Heat (seven)...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 76,091 reads 88 comments

  21. Denver Nuggets Need Emmanuel Mudiay to Be a Leader First, Star Second

    DENVER — Emmanuel Mudiay knows how different the NBA will feel during his sophomore season. Rookie excuses no longer fly for the No. 7 pick in the 2015 draft...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 12,368 reads 7 comments

  22. NBA Depth-Chart Projections for All 30 Teams Entering 2016-17 Season

    Most NBA teams have made those final, painful roster cuts and delivered the bad news to the players on the wrong side of them. But for each bit of bad news, there's corresponding happiness from a man who made the active roster...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 131,651 reads 179 comments

  23. Fantasy Basketball Sleepers: Ranking the Top 10 Picks for 2016-17

    Winning your fantasy basketball league isn't just about who you select in the opening rounds. Sure, your team needs a stud on it...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 22,610 reads 3 comments

  24. Bleacher Report's Ultimate 2016-17 NBA Re-Draft: Season Results & Awards

    If you haven't yet seen the detailed explanation of the B/R NBA re-draft's first 30 picks or the the 13-man rosters, you should. This will make a lot more sense that way...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 27,567 reads 16 comments

  25. Bleacher Report's Ultimate 2016-17 NBA Re-Draft: Full 13-Round Results

    Sorry, Minnesota Timberwolves fans. You're no longer allowed to root for Karl-Anthony Towns, but we're giving you Kyrie Irving to make up for the loss...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 22,713 reads 21 comments