1. Does LeBron James or Tim Duncan Have More on the Line in 2014 NBA Finals?

    Pressure is a familiar bedfellow for LeBron James and Tim Duncan. Nary a year goes by without them facing questions and being pressed for answers that have more to do with their future than the present...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 20,986 reads 140 comments

  2. Russell Westbrook's Impressive Playoff Run Shows He's Ready to Take Next Step

    Russell Westbrook is going places. Just not the NBA Finals. And that's OK. There were vexing moments like usual throughout the playoffs—trenchant reminders that highlighted ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 12,878 reads 111 comments

  3. Best Potential Trade Packages, Scenarios and Landing Spots for Roy Hibbert

    Roy Hibbert has officially gone from NBA Defensive Player of the Year candidate, to awkward on-court liability, to potential trade fodder for the Indiana Pacers ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 20,716 reads 78 comments

  4. Where 2014 NBA Title Would Rank Among Tim Duncan's, LeBron James' Crowns

    All these years and championships later, Tim Duncan and LeBron James still have something to chase. Contending for championships is hardly new for the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat superstars...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 64,192 reads 397 comments

  5. Timberwolves President Flip Saunders: 'I Expect Kevin Love to Be Here Next Year'

    Expect Kevin Love to be with the Minnesota Timberwolves next season if team president Flip Saunders is in the business of offering ironclad certainties by way of unreliable language...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 49,104 reads 188 comments

  6. Does Deron Williams Officially Have the Worst Contract in the NBA?

    Many ankle injuries ago, Deron Williams was a highly touted superstar frequently recognized as one of the NBA 's best point guards. Then he was traded to the now- Brooklyn Nets ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 28,358 reads 155 comments

  7. Miami Heat Retaining Chris Bosh Is First Step in Keeping Big 3 Together

    Chris Bosh has the power. At no point over the last four( ish ) years has it seemed like the Miami Heat 's Big Three would disband once given the opportunity...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 6,875 reads 33 comments

  8. Why LeBron James Is Poised to Deliver a Monster Game 6 vs. Indiana Pacers

    LeBron James left the court in haste on Wednesday night — angry, frustrated and confused that his Miami Heat had just blown an opportunity to oust the Indiana Pacers , ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 17,845 reads 90 comments

  9. Dunk of the Night: Wednesday, May 28

    With the Indiana Pacers facing elimination against the Miami Heat Wednesday night, Paul George went supernova, dropping 37 points in his team's 93-90, Game 6-forcing victory...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 281 reads 0 comments

  10. Report: Dario Saric Will Go to NBA If Drafted by Lakers or Celtics

    Dario Saric is ready to make the NBA jump...so long as it's with the Los Angeles Lakers or Boston Celtics. The sweet-shooting, high-scoring Croatian big man is projected as one of the top picks in this year's draft...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 65,776 reads 224 comments

  11. Report: Jeanie Buss to Have 'Added Input' in Los Angeles Lakers Coaching Search

    Jeanie Buss will be lending an extra set of eyes to the Los Angeles Lakers ' coaching search. According to the Los Angeles Times ' Mike Bresnahan , Buss will be among the ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 12,143 reads 60 comments

  12. Los Angeles Lakers Won't Hire Alvin Gentry After Mike D'Antoni Fiasco

    Alvin Gentry won't be coaching the Los Angeles Lakers next season. Because Mike D'Antoni coached them last season...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 12,514 reads 22 comments

  13. Los Angeles Lakers Must Think Bigger Than Kurt Rambis

    Think big, Los Angeles. Bigger than Kurt Rambis . Please? Rarely are the Los Angeles Lakers linked to anything or anyone other than the very best. When they have cap space—like they do now—Carmelo Anthony's name gets dropped...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 4,591 reads 11 comments

  14. Los Angeles Lakers Smart to Avoid Pairing Carmelo Anthony with Kobe Bryant

    Deep within the cosmos, there exists an alternate universe where Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers need Carmelo Anthony ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 12,589 reads 33 comments

  15. Russell Westbrook Joins Michael Jordan in NBA Playoff Record Books

    Russell Westbrook has what it takes to be like Mike. For one night, anyway. The star point guard tallied 40 points, five rebounds, 10 assists and five steals in the Oklahoma City Thunder 's Game 4 victory over the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday night.

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 12,233 reads 76 comments

  16. Why Kevin Love's Impatience Will Change Los Angeles Lakers' Plans

    Patience isn't a virtue Kevin Love espouses six years into his NBA career, with the playoffs continuously out of reach and the Minnesota Timberwolves straitjacketed to the lottery...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 39,692 reads 114 comments

  17. Frank Vogel Admits Miami Heat Have Shaken Confidence of Indiana Pacers

    Whatever confidence the Indiana Pacers were championing heading into their conference-finals matchup against the Miami Heat is fading. Fast...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 45,894 reads 227 comments

  18. Miami Heat Showing Why They're in Completely Different Class Than Indiana Pacers

    First place can't save the Indiana Pacers now. All year, since they fell in the 2013 Eastern Conference Finals, the Pacers have emphasized the importance of first place and ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 5,773 reads 18 comments

  19. LeBron James Breaks Michael Jordan's Playoff Record for Most 25-5-5 Games

    LeBron James has something Michael Jordan doesn 't: the NBA playoff record for most games with at least 25 points, five rebounds and five assists...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 180,817 reads 360 comments

  20. Report: Los Angeles Lakers Not Interested in Carmelo Anthony in Free Agency

    Carmelo Anthony won't be wearing Los Angeles Lakers purple and gold next season. Though the New York Knicks superstar will have loads of suitors once he reaches free agency ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 112,100 reads 445 comments

  21. Paul George Questions Officiating in Game 4 Loss to Miami Heat

    Someone definitely served Paul George some rancid home cooking before his postgame press conference Monday night. That's the only explanation after digesting George's erroneous insight...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 15,485 reads 228 comments

  22. Los Angeles Lakers Future Will Be Better Without Pau Gasol

    Parting ways with Pau Gasol is essential to what the Los Angeles Lakers wish to do next. Whatever they wish to do...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 27,746 reads 142 comments

  23. Why Lionel Hollins Would Thrive as Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach

    Searching for the Los Angeles Lakers ' next head coach is a lot like swimming in a puddle: The pool is shallow, the water hazy and you're liable to swallow some kind of gummy, bitter-tasting sludge...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 32,233 reads 124 comments

  24. Report: Washington Wizards 'Stealth Candidate' for Kevin Love

    Kevin Love 's smattering of potential trade suitors keeps growing and growing and growing. Now it's growing some more. Writing for NBA .com, David Aldridge (h/t Chuck Myron of HoopsRumors ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 91,762 reads 196 comments

  25. Report: Los Angeles Lakers Will Interview Alvin Gentry for Head Coach

    The Los Angeles Lakers ' search for a new head coach is getting real. And crowded. Former Phoenix Suns head coach and current Los Angeles Clippers assistant Alvin Gentry ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 9,541 reads 41 comments