1. Who Are the NBA's Most Important Rookies?

    Andrew Wiggins will be important one day, but his contributions for the Minnesota Timberwolves won't be all that crucial during the 2014-15 season...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 months ago 61,055 reads 51 comments

  2. How Worried Should Los Angeles Lakers Be After Painfully Slow Start?

    Let's have some fun with remarkably small samples. After a disheartening 108-90 loss to the Houston Rockets opened their 2014-15 season, the Los Angeles Lakers fell to the Phoenix Suns by an even bigger margin one night later...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 months ago 2,465 reads 14 comments

  3. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist's Shiny New Jump Shot Is a Career Kickstarter

    Halloween had nothing on Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 's jumper during the first few seasons of his NBA career...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 months ago 8,162 reads 21 comments

  4. Renewed Deron Williams Is Brooklyn Nets' Best Path to Exceeding Expectations

    No matter how weak the Eastern Conference may be during the 2014-15 NBA season, the Brooklyn Nets are by no means guaranteed to lock up one of the eight postseason berths...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 months ago 3,775 reads 6 comments

  5. 6 Teams That Should Monitor Greg Monroe's 2014-15 Season Very Carefully

    Isn't the 2014-15 season just an audition for Greg Monroe? After taking a non-conventional route this past offseason and agreeing to a qualifying offer with the Detroit Pistons, ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 months ago 50,161 reads 82 comments

  6. Every NBA Team's 'Real Age' Visualized

    Age certainly matters in the NBA . It's all about finding that sweet spot, as a squad that's too young can fall apart over the course of a season while an elderly one full ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 months ago 16,500 reads 10 comments

  7. Greg Monroe's Bench Role Shows Stan Van Gundy Pulling Right Strings for Pistons

    Perception about starting roles seems to vary around the NBA , and we have yet to figure out exactly how Greg Monroe feels about coming off the bench...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 months ago 8,814 reads 18 comments

  8. Russell Westbrook Under More Pressure Than Ever Without Kevin Durant

    For the Oklahoma City Thunder , it's all about Russell Westbrook . No really, it is. Without Kevin Durant in the lineup as he returns from his Jones fracture, the ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 months ago 5,733 reads 17 comments

  9. Predicting the Top 10 Offenses and Defenses of the 2014-15 NBA Season

    Some NBA teams thrive when putting the ball in the bucket. Others are at their best when they can settle into their defensive stances and prevent the opposition from posting impressive offensive totals...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 months ago 11,533 reads 42 comments

  10. Carmelo Anthony Disputes Notion That He Doesn't Want to Play with Kobe Bryant

    Carmelo Anthony may ultimately have spurned the Los Angeles Lakers during his foray into free agency this offseason, choosing to re-sign with the New York Knicks rather than move across the country and throw on a purple-and-gold uniform...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 months ago 13,455 reads 78 comments

  11. Three-PG Lineup Is Best Blueprint for Phoenix Suns Success

    With dual-point guard sets slowly rising to prominence in the NBA , the Phoenix Suns are going to be taking things one step further...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 months ago 12,266 reads 20 comments

  12. Ranking the Top 25 Players in the NBA Entering 2014-15 Season

    The regular season is nigh approaching, and games that actually count will inevitably usher in some big changes in the hierarchy of NBA players...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 months ago 258,957 reads 507 comments

  13. Bleacher Report's Ultimate 2014-15 NBA Re-Draft: Full 13-Round Results

    Remember how LeBron James signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers this summer? So much for that. He's now going to be playing for a third NBA team, one that doesn't call Northeast Ohio or South Beach home...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 months ago 214,885 reads 183 comments

  14. Chances of Each NBA Team Making the Playoffs Heading into 2014-15 Regular Season

    It's all about getting to the NBA playoffs. From there, anything can happen. We've seen No. 8 seeds take down No...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 months ago 149,390 reads 173 comments

  15. Bleacher Report's Ultimate 2014-15 NBA Re-Draft: 1st-Round Results

    Remember how LeBron James signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers this summer? So much for that. He's now going to be playing for a third NBA team, one that doesn't call Northeast Ohio or South Beach home...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 months ago 377,879 reads 525 comments

  16. Ranking Top 25 Single-Season Team Performances in NBA History

    Figuring out how modern-day offenses and defenses stack up against the units of the 1950s and '60s isn't exactly an easy task, but it's quite necessary when attempting to determine the best teams of all time...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 months ago 36,334 reads 71 comments

  17. Why Miami Heat Will Be Worse Than Expected During 2014-15 Season

    The Miami Heat are typically projected to enjoy a fairly successful season in the first year of the post-LeBron James era...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 months ago 14,308 reads 80 comments

  18. Predicting First Wave of NBA Players to Hit the 2014-15 NBA Trade Block

    What would the NBA be without trade rumors? Nothing. Nada. Zilch. Zero. Pick your favorite synonym at your own discretion...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 months ago 65,387 reads 64 comments

  19. Why Elfrid Payton Could Emerge as the Biggest Surprise of the NBA Rookie Class

    Who's that guy with all the hair? Soon enough, everyone will be able to identify Elfrid Payton without a second thought, recognizing his impassioned defensive play, long and lanky frame and undeniable potential for the Orlando Magic ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 months ago 7,107 reads 33 comments

  20. Despite Rumors, Trading Michael Carter-Williams Would Be Tough for 76ers

    Even though Michael Carter-Williams is coming off a season in which he won Rookie of the Year for the Philadelphia 76ers , his spot in the rebuilding organization's future plans isn't exactly secure...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 months ago 63,812 reads 131 comments

  21. Wesley Matthews Claims He's the 'Best Two-Way' Shooting Guard in the NBA

    Entering the last season of his current contract with the Portland Trail Blazers , Wesley Matthews is brimming over with confidence...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 months ago 22,191 reads 161 comments

  22. Every NBA Team's Biggest Training Camp Revelation so Far

    Training camp is a time for learning. Coaching staffs figure out which players are going to be in their rotations, which lineups work best and what types of strategies they're going to employ when the games actually count...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 months ago 221,727 reads 164 comments

  23. Timofey Mozgov Is Ready for Role Denver Nuggets Are Asking Him to Play

    When a team is as deep as the Denver Nuggets appear to be heading into the 2014-15 campaign, struggles for playing time are bound to occur...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 4,231 reads 6 comments

  24. Each NBA Franchise's Worst Team Ever

    Figuring out how modern-day offenses and defenses stack up against the units of the 1950s and '60s isn't exactly an easy task, but it's quite necessary when attempting to determine the worst teams in each of the 30 current franchises' histories...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 135,862 reads 108 comments

  25. Meet Al Horford, the NBA's Hidden Superstar

    Everyone seems to have different definitions of the term "superstar," at least when used in an NBA context, but allow me to share mine. It shouldn't have anything to do with widespread recognition...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 43,035 reads 91 comments