1. 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...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 hours ago 2,531 reads 0 comments

  2. 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 3 days ago 24,809 reads 75 comments

  3. 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 days ago 366,083 reads 70 comments

  4. 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 5 days ago 126,742 reads 58 comments

  5. 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 6 days ago 103,427 reads 121 comments

  6. 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 10 days ago 288,185 reads 285 comments

  7. 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 11 days ago 184,482 reads 185 comments

  8. 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 12 days ago 193,119 reads 216 comments

  9. 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 13 days ago 236,613 reads 185 comments

  10. 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 14 days ago 305,225 reads 376 comments

  11. 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 17 days ago 37,401 reads 88 comments

  12. 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 18 days ago 98,435 reads 132 comments

  13. 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 19 days ago 53,122 reads 92 comments

  14. 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 21 days ago 36,235 reads 32 comments

  15. 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 23 days ago 41,592 reads 116 comments

  16. 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 24 days ago 32,217 reads 81 comments

  17. 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 26 days ago 41,030 reads 149 comments

  18. 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 1 month ago 18,306 reads 23 comments

  19. 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 1 month ago 17,664 reads 16 comments

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

    That look of consternation LeBron James is displaying in the above picture? Some of you might want to reserve that same stare for us, because we can't possibly pick every NBA team to make the playoffs...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 32,813 reads 26 comments

  21. Thursday NBA Roundup: Jabari Parker, Milwaukee's Young Stars Coming Together

    When you think of young NBA talent, who comes to mind first? Maybe you're picturing a single budding superstar such as Anthony Davis or Kristaps Porzingis...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 22,867 reads 37 comments

  22. Chicago Bulls Fail Litmus Test and Other Tuesday NBA Takeaways

    This was the Chicago Bulls ' big chance to prove their legitimacy. Playing in front of a packed United Center eager to cheer their team on to victory against former head coach ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 40,861 reads 92 comments

  23. NBA Then and Now: How 2016-17's Superstars Would Have Fared in the Past

    What if Russell Westbrook and Oscar Robertson were challenging for triple-doubles at the same time? Could Anthony Davis have held his own against the legendary centers who roamed ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 53,948 reads 59 comments

  24. Friday NBA Roundup: OKC Loss Can't Diminish Russell Westbrook's Historic Streak

    With 7:46 remaining in the fourth quarter, Russell Westbrook found himself in perfect rebounding position under the basket...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 36,425 reads 85 comments

  25. Thursday NBA Roundup: Warriors on Pace to Have Top Offense in League History

    The Golden State Warriors were held in check by an inspired effort from Rudy Gobert during a 17-point third quarter. But they were their typical high-scoring selves for the other 36 minutes of Thursday night's road matchup with the Utah Jazz ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 44,862 reads 70 comments