1. NBA Trade Rumors, Speculation and Free Agents: Latest News & Buzz for Every Team

    Now that we are fully into the NBA offseason and the NBA lockout, there is no better time for speculation. Several trades were made on draft night while several more will occur after the lockout...

    Peter Hill Written by Peter Hill about 3 years ago 1,527 reads 7 comments

  2. 2011 NBA Draft Results: Grading the OKC Thunder's Lone Draft Pick

    The Oklahoma City Thunder had a very quiet draft in 2011. Void of lottery picks, the Thunder sat back and chose the player they coveted the most for their position. Oklahoma City chose Reggie Jackson, a 6'3" point guard from Boston College...

    Peter Hill Written by Peter Hill about 3 years ago 1,658 reads 3 comments

  3. NBA Draft 2011: 10 Players the Thunder Should Target with Their Selection

    With the playoff results well settled, the Oklahoma City Thunder have to make a decision this Thursday about who can help the team most moving forward...

    Peter Hill Written by Peter Hill about over 3 years ago 1,236 reads 6 comments

  4. Oklahoma City Thunder: 5 Steps Kendrick Perkins Must Take to Improve This Summer

    Kendrick Perkins and the Oklahoma City Thunder had an up-and-down season in 2010-11. Fortunately for Thunder fans, the team was able to reach the conference finals just one year after sneaking into the playoffs...

    Peter Hill Written by Peter Hill about over 3 years ago 1,322 reads 6 comments

  5. 2011 NBA Mock Draft: Projecting All 30 First-Round Picks

    For basketball enthusiasts like me, the NBA Draft is one of the most exciting parts of the season. Teams like Cleveland, Minnesota, Charlotte and Washington have two picks in the first round, making them serious threats to grab quality talent...

    Peter Hill Written by Peter Hill about over 3 years ago 10,782 reads 7 comments

  6. NBA Trade Rumors: 10 Potential Landing Spots for Monta Ellis

    Now that the Golden State Warriors have hired Mark Jackson as their new head coach, changes will certainly be made throughout the Warriors ' roster. One of the first major moves that should occur is moving Monta Ellis ...

    Peter Hill Written by Peter Hill about over 3 years ago 12,990 reads 25 comments

  7. NBA Finals 2011: Mario Chalmers Is the Miami Heat's X-Factor Against Mavericks

    Mario Chalmers has easily surpassed his expectations as a second round pick in 2008. Viewed as "just another player" alongside the Big Three, Chalmers has proved to critics he is much more than that...

    Peter Hill Written by Peter Hill about over 3 years ago 1,183 reads 10 comments

  8. NBA Free Agents 2011: Power Ranking the Top 22 Available Free Agents

    Even though the 2011 NBA free agent class looks nothing like the class of 2010, there is plenty of high end talent to be signed. Unlike the 2010 class, this year's group is full of proven veterans who have won at the highest of levels...

    Peter Hill Written by Peter Hill about over 3 years ago 6,024 reads 3 comments

  9. 2011 NBA Mock Draft: Who'll Be Cleveland's Double Whammy?

    For NBA buffs like me, the NBA Draft is one of the most exciting parts of the season. Teams like Cleveland, who currently have two picks in the top four selections, have a serious chance to rebuild for next year...

    Peter Hill Written by Peter Hill about over 3 years ago 1,432 reads 5 comments

  10. Russell Westbrook: 5 Potential Trades for the OKC Thunder Point Guard

    Russell Westbrook has certainly taken a lot of criticism over the past couple weeks. Unfortunately, almost all of it has been warranted by his play. Westbrook struggled in the playoffs when it mattered...

    Peter Hill Written by Peter Hill about over 3 years ago 8,678 reads 42 comments

  11. NBA Playoffs 2011: Ibaka, Collison or Perkins—Who Will Guard Dirk Nowitzki?

    Dirk Nowitzki has easily emerged as the most dominant player in the 2011 NBA Playoffs. Averaging well over 30 points a game, Nowitzki has proved to the NBA how amazing he still is...

    Peter Hill Written by Peter Hill about over 3 years ago 1,784 reads 21 comments

  12. NBA Playoffs 2011: Oklahoma City's Keys to Game 2 in Dallas

    Now that Game 1 is in the books it's time to look at what lies ahead. Tonight is Game 2 of the Western Conference finals and a lot is on the line...

    Peter Hill Written by Peter Hill about over 3 years ago 919 reads 10 comments

  13. NBA Playoffs 2011: Thunder vs. Mavericks Game 1 Report Card

    In a somewhat surprising Western Conference Finals matchup, the Dallas Mavericks squared off against the Oklahoma City Thunder Tuesday in the America Airlines Arena...

    Peter Hill Written by Peter Hill about over 3 years ago 487 reads 0 comments

  14. NBA Playoffs 2011: Thunder vs. Grizzlies Game 5 Report Card

    After a crazy three-overtime Game 4 in Memphis, both teams were in for an interesting night in Game 5. Fortunately for Thunder fans, Oklahoma City is rolling with momentum from Game 4 and is now in control of the series...

    Peter Hill Written by Peter Hill about over 3 years ago 743 reads 4 comments

  15. NBA Power Rankings: Kevin Durant and Each Team's Most Effective Scorer

    There are all types of players in the NBA . Whether you are a defender, glue guy, all-around contributor, shot blocker, passer, high IQ player or scorer, you will find a spot in the NBA...

    Peter Hill Written by Peter Hill about over 3 years ago 1,458 reads 14 comments

  16. NBA Power Rankings: J.R. Smith and Each Teams Most Inept Player

    Every team has one. Whether you call them team cancers, low character guys, chemistry disrupters, ball hogs, or whatever, every team in the NBA has a player that isn't helping them as much as they're hurting them...

    Peter Hill Written by Peter Hill about over 3 years ago 3,374 reads 30 comments

  17. NBA Playoffs 2011: Thunder vs. Grizzlies Game 2 Report Card

    After dropping Game 1 at home, the Oklahoma City Thunder responded in a big way. Led by Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, James Harden and Eric Maynor, the Thunder defeated the Grizzlies by a score of 111-102...

    Peter Hill Written by Peter Hill about over 3 years ago 1,961 reads 3 comments

  18. NBA Playoffs 2011: 10 Reasons Why Kevin Durant and the Thunder Will Win Game 5

    After Oklahoma City fell short to Denver in Game 4, the Thunder will now look to close out the series at home. Key players Kevin Durant , Russell Westbrook, Serge Ibaka and Kendrick Perkins will lead the Thunder into the next round...

    Peter Hill Written by Peter Hill about over 3 years ago 1,471 reads 8 comments

  19. NBA Playoffs 2011: Miami Heat vs. Philadelphia 76ers Game 4 Report Card

    Coming into Game 4, the Philadelphia 76ers had their back against the walls down 3-0. Pride was on the line and Philadelphia responded with a much needed win at home...

    Peter Hill Written by Peter Hill about over 3 years ago 189 reads 1 comments

  20. NBA Free Agency 2011: Power Ranking the 25 Best Available Players

    Even though the 2011 NBA free agent class looks nothing like the class of 2010, there is plenty of high end talent to be signed. Unlike the 2010 class, this year's group is full of proven veterans who have won at the highest of levels...

    Peter Hill Written by Peter Hill about over 3 years ago 19,293 reads 17 comments

  21. NBA Playoffs 2011: Spurs vs. Grizzlies Game 1 Postgame Reaction

    In many one-versus-eight matchups, fans can typically expect the one seed to control the first game at home...

    Peter Hill Written by Peter Hill about over 3 years ago 1,878 reads 9 comments

  22. NBA Playoff Schedule 2011: Key Subplots and Info for Every Game This Weekend

    Now that the playoff bracket is officially set, it's time to break it down. There are eight games this weekend, and each one has its own share of storylines and excitement...

    Peter Hill Written by Peter Hill about over 3 years ago 2,229 reads 0 comments

  23. NBA Playoffs 2011: Ranking Phil Jackson and Head Coaches for Each Playoff Team

    The NBA Playoffs come down to many things. Teamwork, clutch shooting, defense and discipline are just a few of the attributes championship teams need. However, the biggest and possibly most underrated aspect of playoff basketball is coaching...

    Peter Hill Written by Peter Hill about over 3 years ago 13,450 reads 13 comments

  24. NBA Draft 2011: Alec Burks and 10 Players Who Need To Bulk Up

    Prospects heading into the draft can be criticized by scouts for anything imaginable, such as character concerns, extra baggage with friends, a bad work ethic or simply being too skinny...

    Peter Hill Written by Peter Hill about over 3 years ago 739 reads 0 comments

  25. NBA Draft 2011: Enes Kanter and 10 Players with the Biggest Question Marks

    Every draft big time prospects come in with plenty of question marks. Whether they have health issues, character concerns or readiness worries, NBA scouts do the best they can to pick them apart...

    Peter Hill Written by Peter Hill about over 3 years ago 729 reads 0 comments