1. Miami Heat Defense Must Step Up to Claim 2014 NBA Title

    Standing directly between the Miami Heat and their third consecutive NBA title is the San Antonio Spurs ' almighty offense, for which LeBron James and friends have no answer...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 2,036 reads 10 comments

  2. Report: Joel Embiid the 'Front-Runner' for No. 1 Pick in 2014 NBA Draft

    Joel Embiid is on the Cleveland Cavaliers ' brain and atop their 2014 NBA draft board. As are Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker. Go figure...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 20,239 reads 189 comments

  3. What Kind of Coach Can We Expect Derek Fisher to Be for NY Knicks?

    Derek Fisher stood before a throng of reporters Tuesday, dressed to the nines, with an intense look on his face and sincerity and certainty in his voice as he was officially introduced as head coach of the New York Knicks ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 6,502 reads 8 comments

  4. Hiring Mark Price as Coach Would Be Sneaky-Good for Cavs, Kyrie Irving

    Careful, Ohio. Mark Price is lurking in the shadows, ready to make the quietest of awesome splashes for your Cleveland Cavaliers ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 10,863 reads 33 comments

  5. Miami Heat Must Take Luck Out of Equation with NBA Finals Statement

    Luck isn't something the Miami Heat want associated with their repeated NBA Finals runs, successive championships and potential dynasty. For these Heat, seekers of history and iced-out fingers, luck isn't good fortune...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 22,721 reads 112 comments

  6. Best and Worst-Case Scenarios for Kevin Love and Timberwolves' Inevitable Split

    Bid farewell to Kevin Love , Minnesota Timberwolves fans. He won't be a around much longer. Nothing about this ongoing, well-chronicled soap opera is certain—except Love's departure...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 2,452 reads 3 comments

  7. Ripple Effects If Tim Duncan Wins 5th NBA Title

    Ripple effects are bittersweet. Tim Duncan is currently chasing his fifth NBA title with the San Antonio Spurs , the fourth of the Big Three era...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 15,787 reads 33 comments

  8. Sources: Derek Fisher to Accept NY Knicks' $5 Million/Year Head Coach Offer

    Here's to the end of the New York Knicks ' search for a new head coach. UPDATE: Monday, June 9, at 5 p.m. ET by Dan Favale Yes, it's true...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 35,754 reads 116 comments

  9. San Antonio Spurs Need Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green to Be Legit Threats

    Paging Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green . The San Antonio Spurs have long been more than their Big Three...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 3,361 reads 23 comments

  10. Should Minnesota Timberwolves Want Players or Picks in Kevin Love Trade?

    Trading Kevin Love is all about acceptance for the Minnesota Timberwolves . First and foremost, they must accept that there is nothing realistic they can do to retain him beyond next season...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 10,752 reads 69 comments

  11. Best Potential Trade Packages, Scenarios and Landing Spots for Arron Afflalo

    There is more to NBA trade rumors than Kevin Love. While many teams are already losing themselves in the Summer of Love, there's another high-priority target who might be ready for a change of scenery...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 47,063 reads 226 comments

  12. Report: Eric Bledsoe Seeking Max Contract in 2014 Free Agency

    Eric Bledsoe wants to get paid this summer. In other news, Eric Bledsoe is most definitely going to get paid this offseason, even if it's not by the Phoenix Suns ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 49,871 reads 166 comments

  13. Report: Arron Afflalo Would Be Open to Being Traded During 2014 Offseason

    Two seasons with the Orlando Magic is enough for Arron Afflalo . According to the Orlando Sentinel 's Brian Schmitz , the seven-year veteran doesn't need ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 9,170 reads 85 comments

  14. How New York Knicks' Future Can Drastically Improve This Offseason

    Ill-equipped to make any offseason splashes outside of re-signing Carmelo Anthony and finding Mike Woodson's replacement, this summer has not diminished in importance for the New York Knicks ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 19,685 reads 61 comments

  15. Houston Rockets Should Chase Kevin Love Trade to Create Dominant Big 3

    All the Houston Rockets need is Love. And maybe a little bit of Luck —b ut he's in Indianapolis and unlikely to jump sports...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 13,480 reads 78 comments

  16. Will Flip Saunders Coaching Minnesota Timberwolves Help Keep Kevin Love?

    Flip Saunders must have quite the appetite, because his plate with the Minnesota Timberwolves is overwhelmingly full. He's just unsure whether he'll have a helping of Kevin Love ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 9,421 reads 42 comments

  17. Report: Kevin Love Would Consider Long-Term Deal with Boston Celtics

    This is much better than shaking Rajon Rondo's hand. Kevin Love 's future remains a hot-button issue these days. That tends to happen when disgruntled, top-10 NBA superstars are potentially available...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 78,649 reads 273 comments

  18. Why Los Angeles Lakers Should Consider Hiring Derek Fisher as Head Coach

    It never hurts to look. If you were to coin a phrase that perfectly encapsulates the Los Angeles Lakers ' search for Mike D'Antoni 's replacement, that's what it would be...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 6,097 reads 32 comments

  19. How Houston Rockets' Chandler Parsons Decision Impacts Their 2014 Offseason

    Those Houston Rockets are at it again. No, they haven't lost to the Portland Trail Blazers . They've just positioned themselves for another exciting, cap-busting offseason ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 1,518 reads 1 comments

  20. Chris Bosh Says Miami Heat Want to Be a Dynasty Like the San Antonio Spurs

    Chris Bosh disagrees with Phil Jackson. Talking with reporters ahead of Game 1 of the NBA Finals, the Miami Heat superstar paid respects to the San Antonio Spurs , per Ben ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 5,579 reads 31 comments

  21. Why Minnesota Timberwolves Should Trade Kevin Love Before 2014 NBA Draft

    When it comes to severing ties with Kevin Love , the Minnesota Timberwolves must live by a super-specific, nonnegotiable code: The sooner, the less painful...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 3,859 reads 10 comments

  22. Marcus Smart: 'I Feel Like It Would Be a Perfect Fit' with Los Angeles Lakers

    Marcus Smart believes he would look good in Los Angeles Lakers purple and gold. Oh, and their rotation. He thinks he would be a great fit there too...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 24,184 reads 166 comments

  23. Report: Houston Rockets 'Determined' to Clear Cap Space to Land Third Star

    Two stars aren't enough for the Houston Rockets . They want three. After much debate, the Rockets have decided to decline their team option on Chandler Parsons, according to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 66,259 reads 238 comments

  24. Cleveland Cavaliers Should Be in No Rush with Kyrie Irving Extension

    Putting off until next summer what can be done this summer isn't always a bad thing. Especially if you're the Cleveland Cavaliers . And especially if you're talking about Kyrie Irving 's contract extension...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 4,572 reads 47 comments

  25. LeBron James on NBA Finals: 'If I Had Any More Motivation, I'd Burst'

    Poking or prodding LeBron James is dangerous business these days. He might explode. Each and every time James has prepped for one of his four previous NBA Finals appearances, motivation has been a point of issue...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 44,103 reads 342 comments