1. 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 7 months ago 115,253 reads 289 comments

  2. 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 7 months ago 85,130 reads 68 comments

  3. 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 7 months ago 72,319 reads 35 comments

  4. 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 7 months ago 92,195 reads 183 comments

  5. 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 7 months ago 76,070 reads 88 comments

  6. 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 7 months ago 12,360 reads 7 comments

  7. 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 7 months ago 131,511 reads 179 comments

  8. 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 7 months ago 22,592 reads 3 comments

  9. 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 7 months ago 27,536 reads 16 comments

  10. 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 7 months ago 22,505 reads 21 comments

  11. Bleacher Report's Ultimate 2016-17 NBA Re-Draft: 1st-Round Results

    Stephen Curry still plays for one of the NBA 's Western Conference superpowers, but it's not the one you might expect. LeBron James is taking his talents to.....

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 7 months ago 99,029 reads 204 comments

  12. One Burning Question Every NBA Team Must Answer by End of 2016 Preseason

    Nothing is certain at this stage of the NBA calendar. We think Stephen Curry , Kevin Durant , Draymond Green, Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors will run roughshod over the league...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 7 months ago 43,670 reads 76 comments

  13. Detroit Pistons Complete 2016-17 Season Preview

    "I don't think we could have written the story any better," Reggie Jackson told reporters after he helped the Detroit Pistons clinch their first playoff berth since 2009 with a 13-point victory over the Washington Wizards ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 7 months ago 2,166 reads 5 comments

  14. Every NBA Team's Biggest 2016-17 Offseason Regret

    NBA perfection is nearly impossible. No team can exit the offseason in flawless fashion. Not even the Golden State Warriors, despite inking Kevin Durant to a new contract and retaining all of their superstars...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 49,642 reads 65 comments

  15. How Disadvantaged Would the Detroit Pistons Be Without Reggie Jackson?

    The Detroit Pistons ' near-perfect offseason, one that inched the long-suffering franchise closer to the top of the Eastern Conference standings, just became a little less perfect...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 21,732 reads 88 comments

  16. Ranking the Worst NBA Contracts Entering the 2016-17 Season

    All members of the NBA make a lot of money, but some of them earn too much. We're not talking about players such as LeBron James and Kevin Durant who would be paid twice as much in a free market...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 3,774 reads 3 comments

  17. Denver Nuggets Banking on Young Stars, Healthy Vets to Be 2016-17's NBA Sleeper

    DENVER — Fresh off a 33-49 campaign, yet oozing untapped potential, the Denver Nuggets internally believe they can end a playoff drought that stretches back to 2013. "I think we have some guys on our team that last year...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 1,550 reads 2 comments

  18. Miami Heat's 2016-17 Season Outlook Is Dire with Chris Bosh Reportedly Out Again

    Chris Bosh and the Miami Heat 's worst nightmares appear to be coming true. After the All-Star power forward's 2015-16 campaign was cut short by a second bout with blood clots, ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 16,729 reads 46 comments

  19. NBA Predictions 2016-17: Win-Loss Projections for Every Team, Pre-Training Camp

    Enjoy your NBA team's undefeated record while it lasts. Though everyone will take an unblemished win-loss tally into training camp and the preseason, even the star-studded Golden ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 128,951 reads 274 comments

  20. Atlanta Hawks Complete 2016-17 NBA Season Preview

    "My goal is to start as point guard.  If this doesn't happen, I will look for other opportunities," Dennis Schroder told German paper  Bild during an October 2015 interview (as translated by Sportando )...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 3,652 reads 2 comments

  21. Denver Nuggets Complete 2016-17 NBA Season Preview

    With just under three seconds remaining in the NBA's March 23 contest involving the Philadelphia 76ers, Emmanuel Mudiay had already recorded 24 points, 11 rebounds and four assists for the Denver Nuggets ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 3,843 reads 6 comments

  22. B/R NBA 200: Ranking the Best Overall Players Heading into 2016-17

    Stephen Curry was the unanimous MVP, winning the league's most prestigious individual award in a dominant fashion unlike any in NBA history...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 175,921 reads 384 comments

  23. B/R NBA 200: Ranking the Top Bigs Heading into 2016-17

    Bigs won't dominate 2016-17 NBA highlight reels quite as frequently as guards, but they'll still dominate games...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 37,838 reads 156 comments

  24. B/R NBA 200: Ranking the Top Wings Heading into 2016-17

    Despite the many great players who line up at other NBA positions, it's often the wings who generate more fan interest: The battle between LeBron James and Kevin Durant is an all-time ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 76,379 reads 238 comments

  25. B/R NBA 200: Ranking the Top Guards Heading into 2016-17

    What does Stephen Curry have in store for 2016-17 as he attempts the encore to his sterling 2015-16 NBA campaign? Is it regression after reaching previously untouched three-point ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 119,477 reads 473 comments