1. Will Evan Turner Trade Disrupt Indiana Pacers' Delicate Chemistry?

    The old Shakespeare quote, "Parting is such sweet sorrow" could very easily be applied to Danny Granger and the Indiana Pacers ...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 10 months ago 3,577 reads 7 comments

  2. New York Knicks Must Give JR Smith's Minutes to Tim Hardaway Jr.

    Of the characters in the horror movie that is this season for the New York Knicks , J.R. Smith may be the most terrifying of all...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 10 months ago 3,817 reads 24 comments

  3. Spurs Reportedly Trade Nando De Colo to Toronto Raptors for Austin Daye

    We may have another Gregg Popovich reclamation project in the works. Just before the clock struck midnight (or 3 p.m...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 10 months ago 18,200 reads 48 comments

  4. How Long Can Portland Trail Blazers Survive Without LaMarcus Aldridge?

    Once upon a time, the Portland Trail Blazers were among the best teams in the league, and behind then-healthy LaMarcus Aldridge , were looking like legitimate contenders...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 10 months ago 4,026 reads 26 comments

  5. Charlotte Bobcats Boost Playoff Push with Gary Neal Trade

    The Charlotte Bobcats have been after perimeter scoring for weeks, and they may have finally landed it in the form of Gary Neal ...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 10 months ago 8,872 reads 33 comments

  6. Why Boston Celtics Will Be Utah Jazz's Biggest Competition for Gordon Hayward

    This season's trade deadline rumor mill is churning with stories that essentially say, "So and so is interested in so and so, but a deal isn't likely." Such is the case with the recent wave of Gordon Hayward -to-the- Boston Celtics speculation...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 10 months ago 11,889 reads 24 comments

  7. Miami Heat Reportedly Trade Roger Mason Jr. to Kings to Create Open Roster Spot

    UPDATE: Thursday, Feb. 20 at 5:15 p.m. ET by Adam Fromal It's official. Roger Mason Jr . will never play a game with the Sacramento Kings ...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 10 months ago 49,089 reads 152 comments

  8. Spencer Hawes Trade Necessary Step in Philadelphia 76ers Rebuild

    The Philadelphia 76ers are working on a fresh start, and they took a big step toward that on Thursday when they dealt center Spencer Hawes to the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 10 months ago 6,891 reads 11 comments

  9. Dwight Howard Left Los Angeles Lakers in Tatters, and He Seems to Enjoy That

    Everyone has that ex-girlfriend or -boyfriend they secretly want to see, if only to show off just how good they're doing now. On Wednesday, Dwight Howard got that chance in front of thousands of exes at Staples Center in Los Angeles...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 10 months ago 5,390 reads 64 comments

  10. How LA Lakers Can Get Under Luxury-Tax Line and Why It's so Important

    Any time you're out of the playoff hunt and have a chance to save $12 million, you do it, right? For the Los Angeles Lakers , the answer to that question appears to be yes...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 10 months ago 8,607 reads 13 comments

  11. Searching for Positives in Tough Utah Jazz Season

    A record of 19-33 isn't good. In fact, it's bad. But for the rebuilding Utah Jazz , focusing on the wins and losses is shortsighted. This was always supposed to be a tough season...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 10 months ago 2,573 reads 4 comments

  12. With Record 3s and Few Center Contributions, 2014 All-Star Game Shows New NBA

    NBA basketball has officially entered a new era, and the league's 63rd All-Star Game could very well serve as its symbol. Small ball is the name of the game now...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 10 months ago 33,719 reads 74 comments

  13. 2014 NBA All-Star Game's Greatest Dunks, Crossovers, Passes and Other Highlights

    In a game that featured tons of highlight plays from LeBron James , Kevin Durant , Blake Griffin and Carmelo Anthony, the Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving stole the show...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 10 months ago 52,979 reads 51 comments

  14. NBA Teams That Figure to Benefit Most from All-Star Break

    Basketball is not easy on knees, ankles or really bodies in general. And 82 48-minute games is an awful lot of basketball. So the NBA 's annual All-Star break comes as a welcome respite for a lot of teams...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 10 months ago 4,400 reads 10 comments

  15. Kobe Bryant Says He'd Try 3-Point Contest, Teases Marco Belinelli

    Kobe Bryant has never been one to shy away from competition. So his desire to give the NBA Three-Point Contest a go probably isn't too surprising...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 10 months ago 31,017 reads 73 comments

  16. Kobe Bryant's NBA Mount Rushmore Leaves Room for Only One LA Laker

    South Dakota would run out of cliff space real fast if all these "Mount Rushmores" actually went up. The latest superstar to throw out his list of the best four players in NBA history is Kobe Bryant ...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 10 months ago 185,962 reads 373 comments

  17. Roy Hibbert Calls Georgetown 'Mount Rushmore of Bigs'

    Thanks to Steve Smith and LeBron James, Mount Rushmore is getting the most attention it's had since Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest ...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 10 months ago 2,052 reads 2 comments

  18. Did the New Orleans Pelicans Make a Grave Mistake Trading Nerlens Noel?

    Hindsight is a blessing and a curse. Looking back on decisions in the past can help a team avoid repeating mistakes in the future. But lessons learned can be bittersweet...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 10 months ago 11,669 reads 42 comments

  19. Not Even John Wall Could Salvage Failed New Slam Dunk Contest Format

    The NBA should have just allowed the big-name players to try to salvage the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest. Getting John Wall , Paul George and Damian Lillard to participate was enough...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 10 months ago 21,585 reads 72 comments

  20. NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2014: Grading Every Dunk and Every Participant

    The 2014 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest was unfortunately robbed of much of its luster by a new format that fell flat. The festivities kicked off with 90-second team rounds that ended up looking like little more than pregame warmups...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 10 months ago 127,439 reads 231 comments

  21. Can Chicago Bulls Play Spoiler in the Eastern Conference?

    It doesn't take much to shoot up the Eastern Conference standings this season. Which is why the Chicago Bulls ' recent three-game winning streak has them within one game of the No...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 11 months ago 9,519 reads 32 comments

  22. Brooklyn Nets vs. Chicago Bulls: Live Score and Analysis

    Behind a balanced attack in which five players hit double figures, the Chicago Bulls (27-25) beat the Brooklyn Nets (24-27) at home on Thursday night. Taj Gibson led the Bulls in scoring with 16 points...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 11 months ago 4,349 reads 20 comments

  23. NBA's Best Players Who Never Made an All-Star Team

    This season, the snubbing of Lance Stephenson, Kyle Lowry and others from the All-Star Game has been discussed ad nauseam...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 11 months ago 47,760 reads 75 comments

  24. Raymond Felton Yawns in Huddle as NY Knicks Fans Boo During Latest Loss

    During a long season for the New York Knicks , you'd expect to see some long faces. So, it may come as no surprise that point guard Raymond Felton was caught yawning during overtime of a 106-101 loss to the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 11 months ago 34,772 reads 136 comments

  25. San Antonio Spurs vs. Boston Celtics: Live Score and Analysis

    Behind a monster second half from Tim Duncan, the injury-plagued San Antonio Spurs (38-15) won on the road against the Boston Celtics (19-35) by a final score of 104-92 on Wednesday night...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 11 months ago 1,255 reads 2 comments