1. 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 7 months ago 2,510 reads 4 comments

  2. 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 7 months ago 33,654 reads 74 comments

  3. 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 7 months ago 52,726 reads 51 comments

  4. 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 7 months ago 4,374 reads 10 comments

  5. 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 7 months ago 30,758 reads 73 comments

  6. 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 7 months ago 185,781 reads 373 comments

  7. 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 7 months ago 1,903 reads 2 comments

  8. 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 7 months ago 10,987 reads 42 comments

  9. 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 7 months ago 21,359 reads 72 comments

  10. 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 7 months ago 126,869 reads 231 comments

  11. 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 7 months ago 9,453 reads 32 comments

  12. 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 7 months ago 4,268 reads 20 comments

  13. 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 7 months ago 46,506 reads 75 comments

  14. 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 7 months ago 34,648 reads 136 comments

  15. 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 7 months ago 1,144 reads 2 comments

  16. Miami Heat vs. Phoenix Suns: Live Score and Analysis

    The Miami Heat (36-14) rode the hot shooting of LeBron James and Chris Bosh on the way to a 103-97 victory on the road over the Phoenix Suns (30-21) on Tuesday night...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 7 months ago 6,870 reads 33 comments

  17. Grading Every Key Utah Jazz Player Heading into NBA All-Star Break

    Assigning grades to the players on a rebuilding team is something that has to be done on a curve. Such is the case for the Utah Jazz and the crop of young talent that took over when Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap were allowed to walk in free agency.

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 7 months ago 1,900 reads 0 comments

  18. Chicago Bulls vs. Los Angeles Lakers: Live Score and Analysis

    The Chicago Bulls (25-25) withstood a late rally from the Los Angeles Lakers (18-33) to win on the road by a final score of 92-66 on Sunday. Joakim Noah led the Bulls with 20 points and 13 rebounds...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 7 months ago 9,540 reads 27 comments

  19. Memphis Grizzlies Set NBA Record with 1 Free-Throw Attempt, Beat Hawks Anyway

    The Memphis Grizzlies set a record Saturday night on which they likely didn't have their sights set. No team in the history of the NBA had ever won a game while only attempting one free throw...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 7 months ago 26,116 reads 30 comments

  20. Houston Rockets vs. Milwaukee Bucks: Live Score and Analysis

    It became interesting late, but the Houston Rockets (34-17) were able to upend the Milwaukee Bucks (9-41) on the road by a final score of 101-95 on Saturday night...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 7 months ago 3,246 reads 15 comments

  21. Utah Jazz Aren't Allowed to Wear Headbands

    In case you've been watching the Utah Jazz this season, wondering, "Why don't any of these guys wear headbands?" Well, now you know...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 7 months ago 4,013 reads 16 comments

  22. Memphis Grizzlies Celebrate James Johnson's Ink with Tattoo Night

    When the Memphis Grizzlies called James Johnson up from the D-League in December , they likely didn't anticipate honoring him with a "tattoo night" two months later...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 7 months ago 16,473 reads 5 comments

  23. Portland Trail Blazers vs. New York Knicks: Live Score and Analysis

    Behind a balanced effort in which five players reached double-figures, the Portland Trail Blazers (35-14) beat the New York Knicks (19-30) by a final score of 94-90 on Wednesday night...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 7 months ago 5,206 reads 45 comments

  24. How the Sacramento Kings' Jimmer Fredette Can Get His Career on Track

    From the day he was acquired by the Sacramento Kings , Jimmer Fredette 's career has been on a fast track to nowhere...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 8 months ago 9,199 reads 85 comments

  25. Manny Harris Notches 19-Point Game for LA Lakers After Being Notified of Release

    It wasn't exactly John Elway or David Robinson, but in his own little way, Manny Harris went out on top Tuesday night...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 8 months ago 124,331 reads 138 comments