1. Spotlighting and Breaking Down Golden State Warriors' Power Forward Position

    The 2012-13 Golden State Warriors won 47 games and finished sixth in the Western Conference, the franchise's most successful season in two decades...

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about 1 year ago 4,469 reads 8 comments

  2. Early Win-Loss Predictions for New Orleans Pelicans This Season

    Playing its home games in a city surrounded by the Mississippi River, several bayous and the Gulf of Mexico, New Orleans' new moniker "Pelicans" is a much better fit than its old one, " Hornets "...

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about 1 year ago 4,310 reads 21 comments

  3. Ranking the Top 25 Players in Phoenix Suns History

    The Phoenix Suns have been around since 1968. During their 45 seasons of existence, they have exactly zero championships to their name...

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about 1 year ago 10,872 reads 34 comments

  4. Diagnosing Golden State Warriors' Remaining Roster Flaws

    The Golden State Warriors will enter the 2013-14 season as an NBA -title contender for the first time since the early 1990s. After having what was arguably the best offseason in the league, the team is expected to improve on last season's 47 wins.

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about 1 year ago 5,734 reads 55 comments

  5. How the Eric Bledsoe and Goran Dragic Backcourt Can Work for Phoenix Suns

    Just about every trade made during this NBA offseason has benefited one side far more than the other. While some teams prepare for championship runs, others are gearing up for a run at Andrew Wiggins...

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about 1 year ago 3,462 reads 13 comments

  6. Phoenix Suns 2013-14: Most Anticipated Games of the Regular Season

    If you are a Phoenix Suns fan and are not entirely thrilled about the 2013-14 season, don't feel bad. If the announcement of the regular-season schedule doesn't have you circling dates and canceling appointments, you are not alone...

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about 1 year ago 2,707 reads 7 comments

  7. The Myth of Tanking and Why It Has No Place in the NBA

    Since when has losing been a recipe for success? Michael Jordan may know of one instance , but that same principle certainly does not apply to building a winning basketball team...

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about 1 year ago 6,690 reads 61 comments

  8. Ranking the Top 25 Players in Golden State Warriors' History

    After a two-round postseason run, the emergence of a dangerous young core and a shrewdly executed offseason, the Golden State Warriors roster is home to some of the best talent in the NBA ...

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about 1 year ago 15,202 reads 11 comments

  9. Ranking the Best NBA Free-Agency Signings in Houston Rockets History

    The Houston Rockets are far from a pathetic franchise. They're one of 10 teams to win multiple championships, and one of only five teams to do so in back-to-back seasons...

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about 1 year ago 11,129 reads 50 comments

  10. Winners and Losers from Golden State Warriors Summer League

    On Monday, July 22, the Golden State Warriors defeated the Phoenix Suns 91-77 to win the first-ever Las Vegas Summer League Championship...

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about 1 year ago 6,645 reads 1 comments

  11. Ranking the Best NBA Draft Picks in OKC Thunder History

    Even if these rankings were restricted to players drafted since the Seattle Supersonics moved to Oklahoma City, there would be few teams with as formidable a list...

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about 1 year ago 12,722 reads 45 comments

  12. Golden State Warriors' Bench Should Be Even Better Than Last Year

    Jarrett Jack and Carl Landry received a level of praise throughout the 2012-13 season that is extremely rare for bench players. Many considered Jack the heart and soul (almost always using that exact cliche) of the Golden State Warriors ...

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about 1 year ago 5,633 reads 27 comments

  13. Andre Iguodala Gives Golden State Warriors NBA's Best Starting 5

    Despite the consensus "slam dunk" nature of the recent Andre Iguodala signing, the Golden State Warriors ' decision to pursue and ultimately sign the star swingman did not instantly improve the team on paper...

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about 1 year ago 49,185 reads 396 comments

  14. Checklist for No. 5 NBA Draft Pick Alex Len to Thrive with Phoenix Suns

    Alex Len, the No. 5 overall NBA draft pick, was arguably in the best spot to be in during the 2013 NBA draft...

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about 1 year ago 9,786 reads 27 comments

  15. Breaking Down Potential Rotations For Golden State Warriors in 2013-14

    As of late, almost all conversation regarding the Golden State Warriors has been about Dwight Howard , Jarrett Jack, Carl Landry and David Lee...

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about 1 year ago 5,917 reads 12 comments

  16. Grading Golden State Warriors Draft-Day Decisions

    The Golden State Warriors entered the 2013 NBA draft with no picks, and they left it with no players likely to make next season's roster...

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about 1 year ago 6,128 reads 2 comments

  17. Ranking the 3 Best Options for Each Phoenix Suns Pick

    The 2013 NBA draft will last for two rounds, as it has every year since 1989. However, no team projects to be as involved for the duration of those two rounds as the Phoenix Suns , who possess the No...

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about 1 year ago 1,655 reads 4 comments

  18. Golden State Warriors' 2012 Draft Already Stands as One for the Ages

    "A 50-50 chance". "It's a tossup". "Flip a coin". These are all common platitudes for describing situations with equally possible but opposite outcomes. In at least one particular case, however, the use of this terminology was apt...

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about over 1 year ago 8,453 reads 19 comments

  19. How Far Away Are Golden State Warriors From Winning an NBA Title?

    If the San Antonio Spurs win Game 6 of the NBA Finals, they will have gone 16-4 en route to an NBA title. Two of those losses will have come at the hands of the Miami Heat , and the other two will be credited to the Golden State Warriors ...

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about over 1 year ago 8,009 reads 15 comments

  20. How Far Away Are Oklahoma City Thunder From Winning an NBA Title?

    Twelve months ago, the answer to this question was incredibly simple and straightforward: Three games. After Kevin Durant , Russell Westbrook and company took Game 1 of the 2012 ...

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about over 1 year ago 10,912 reads 73 comments

  21. Complete Guide to Golden State Warriors Salary Cap Situation

    If not for Charlie Bell 's legal troubles , this upcoming offseason would look entirely different for the Golden State Warriors ...

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about over 1 year ago 5,616 reads 25 comments

  22. What Kevin Durant Can Learn from 2013 Conference Finals

    LeBron James and the Miami Heat are on the verge of being knocked out of the playoffs by the Indiana Pacers . So while Kevin Durant may still be tired of being second , even the King isn't flourishing right now...

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about over 1 year ago 2,395 reads 2 comments

  23. Struggling Young Players Golden State Warriors Can Sign on the Cheap

    Ideally, the Golden State Warriors will enter the 2012-13 season with a roster identical to the one they had in 2011-12. Other than Carl Landry and Jarrett Jack, every key Warriors player from this season is under contract for next season...

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about over 1 year ago 5,709 reads 10 comments

  24. Have Golden State Warriors Joined OKC Thunder as West's Next Great Hope?

    No NBA franchise nor fanbase should ever use injuries as an excuse for losing. Every team deals with them, staying healthy is part of the game and it's difficult to predict what would have happened had this player or that player been on the court...

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about over 1 year ago 4,787 reads 26 comments

  25. Biggest Questions and Answers for Phoenix Suns This Offseason

    For some NBA teams, the offseason is just as it is called: an offseason. For other teams, the offseason is really the true season. The Phoenix Suns are one of those teams...

    Simon Cherin-Gordon Written by Simon Cherin-Gordon about over 1 year ago 4,966 reads 23 comments