1. NBA Free Agency 2012: Realistic Targets L.A. Lakers Must Pursue

    As the Los Angeles Lakers' roster is currently constructed, this is not a team that will be active in free agency during the 2012 offseason...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about over 2 years ago 6,250 reads 29 comments

  2. Doc Rivers and the Most Underappreciated Coaches in the NBA

    Doc Rivers is a brilliant basketball mind and is a beloved personality in Boston for his work with the Celtics, but how many see him as one of the best coaches in the NBA ? Coaching ...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about over 2 years ago 442 reads 1 comments

  3. 2012 NBA All-Rookie Team: Breaking Down Who Got Snubbed

    The 2012 NBA All-Rookie first and second teams were announced by the league on Tuesday, and remarkably, Sacramento Kings pint-sized point guard Isaiah Thomas was snubbed of his rightful honor...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about over 2 years ago 7,546 reads 24 comments

  4. How Durant-Westbrook Dynamic Duo Stacks Up Against LeBron and D-Wade

    Are Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook the best one-two punch in the entire NBA ? LeBron James and Dwyane Wade were supposed to control the NBA as the most dynamic duo in the ...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about over 2 years ago 6,334 reads 64 comments

  5. Kevin Durant's Jordanesque Heroics Will Fuel End of Western Conference Dynasties

    Kevin Durant has ice water running through his veins. There is a new dynasty forming atop the Western Conference, and it's Durant's Oklahoma City Thunder ...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about over 2 years ago 1,036 reads 13 comments

  6. Step-by-Step Guide to Stopping the San Antonio Spurs Stampede Towards NBA Title

    The San Antonio Spurs appear to be a team on a mission to win the 2012 NBA championship. In a season where almost everyone had questions about just how good the Spurs would be, ...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about over 2 years ago 1,198 reads 11 comments

  7. What the Rest of the NBA Must Learn from the San Antonio Spurs

    The San Antonio Spurs are 43-7 over the last 50 games. This team has not lost a game since April 11. It should not be a surprise that Tim Duncan's club is now considered the favorite to win the 2012 NBA championship...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about over 2 years ago 4,723 reads 53 comments

  8. LA Clippers and Teams Headed for a Downward Spiral Next Season

    The arrival of Chris Paul to Los Angeles has given the Los Angeles Clippers another dynamic element alongside Blake Griffin, but is this team set up to be a one-year playoff wonder? ...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about over 2 years ago 5,851 reads 34 comments

  9. Pau Gasol and Players Destined for New Homes Next Season

    Pau Gasol's inconsistent effort in the 2012 NBA playoffs reminds us of what we've seen from the seven-footer previously. This is not a new issue for Gasol, who disappeared at the wrong time last season as well...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about over 2 years ago 817 reads 6 comments

  10. Boston Celtics Should Look to Deal Aging Paul Pierce in the Offseason

    Paul Pierce is one of the greatest players to ever wear the green and white for the Boston Celtics , but it's conceivable that his time with the team could be nearing an end...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about over 2 years ago 2,822 reads 22 comments

  11. Is LeBron James Too Unselfish or Too Unsure of Himself in the Clutch?

    Blaming LeBron James for an inability to deliver in the clutch has become a stale story to tell. Because the popular narrative is to blame LeBron, that's what we'll be subjected to hearing once again moving forward...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about over 2 years ago 9,661 reads 125 comments

  12. How Kobe Bryant's Competitive Drive Will Keep L.A. Lakers NBA Title Dreams Alive

    Kobe Bryant 's competitive drive is unlike anything we see traditionally. The "Black Mamba" has carved out a reputation of having a borderline psychotic work ethic that has led him to success at the highest level...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about over 2 years ago 929 reads 13 comments

  13. 2012 NBA Mock Draft: College Studs Who Won't Live Up to Potential

    The 2012 NBA draft is a fairly deep class, but there are a lot of college standouts who won't live up to their potential during their rookie season...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about over 2 years ago 2,146 reads 2 comments

  14. How Kevin Garnett's Career Has Been Resurrected by Shifting to Center

    Kevin Garnett 's 2011-12 season has been a tale of two positions. The starting power forward for the Boston Celtics averaged 14.3 points, 7.5 rebounds, 0.7 steals and 0.8 blocks on 49...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about over 2 years ago 7,689 reads 9 comments

  15. James Harden and the Most Unique Talents in the NBA

    James Harden's unique talent has been on full display during the season where he claimed the Sixth Man of the Year award, but he's not the only one with an unorthodox game in the NBA ...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about over 2 years ago 459 reads 1 comments

  16. Why LeBron James Will Surpass Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Record 6 MVP Awards

    LeBron James won the third regular season MVP trophy of his career for his dominant 2011-12 regular season, and at just 27 years old, he's already in elite company...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about over 2 years ago 2,396 reads 19 comments

  17. Ranking Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan Among the NBA's Great Power Forwards

    Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan have transformed how we view a power forward, but where does each rank among the most talented to ever play the position? Although both players are ...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about over 2 years ago 5,628 reads 35 comments

  18. Breaking Down How Metta World Peace Can Shut Down Kevin Durant's Dynamic Talents

    The Los Angeles Lakers signed Metta World Peace to be a defensive force against the opposition. Following his seven-game suspension, World Peace returned to the lineup to stymie ...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about over 2 years ago 648 reads 0 comments

  19. NBA Draft 2012: Rookie Projections for Likely Lottery Picks

    The 2012 NBA draft class comes with a ton of intriguing talent, but the projected lottery picks will be those who garner the most attention from the majority of fans...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about over 2 years ago 16,090 reads 60 comments

  20. How Metta World's Return Will Impact Western Conference Playoff Picture

    Metta World Peace will return from his seven game suspension for a crucial Game 7 against the Denver Nuggets in the first round of the 2012 NBA playoffs...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about over 2 years ago 1,917 reads 6 comments

  21. NBA Rumors: Teams That Must Compete With Phoenix Suns to Sign Steve Nash

    Steve Nash 's impending free agency is going to be a hot topic of conversation until he signs a new deal in the offseason...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about over 2 years ago 973 reads 5 comments

  22. Chris Paul and 'Postseason Saviors' Who Aren't Living Up to Hype in NBA Playoffs

    The start of the NBA playoffs traditionally marks a time when superstars are supposed to rise to the occasion and deliver for their team...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about over 2 years ago 802 reads 5 comments

  23. Blake Griffin's Whining Is Holding Back Los Angeles Clippers

    Blake Griffin has garnered a new reputation around the NBA this season, and it's not exactly one he should be hoping to keep throughout the course of his career...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about over 2 years ago 1,317 reads 5 comments

  24. NBA Rumors: Dwight Howard Should Spare Fans, Magic the Drama and Sign Extension

    Are we really about to go through another offseason of Dwight Howard drama? After Howard requested a trade to leave the Orlando Magic before the 2011-12 season began, the big man backtracked on his stance and decided to remain with the team...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about over 2 years ago 2,854 reads 21 comments

  25. NBA Draft 2012: Under-the-Radar Prospects Who Will Lift Teams to Playoffs

    The offseason has already begun for NBA teams that missed the playoffs, and with the June draft rapidly approaching, decision-makers in the front office are already planning which prospects could help their team moving forward...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about over 2 years ago 664 reads 1 comments