1. Every NBA Team's Ideal 2016 All-Star Weekend Competitor

    The 2016 superstar showcase is in Toronto this year, and the Feb. 14 tipoff is fast approaching. The voting process will soon close, rosters will be announced shortly thereafter and the weekend slate will then be set in stone...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 year ago 53,231 reads 87 comments

  2. Free Trade: How We'd Unload David Lee, Greg Monroe and Markieff Morris

    Please put on your NBA general manager hats, suits, scarfs, leggings, girdles, etc. It's time to talk turkey. Theoretically. In the latest edition of " Free Trade ," sourced reports and speculative musings will inspire our subject matter...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 year ago 115,904 reads 142 comments

  3. 2016 NBA Free Agents Playing Their Way into Unexpectedly Large Paydays

    The 2015-16 NBA season is a great time to play for a new contract. Just ask some of the Association's impending free agents. Actually, ask just about any of the league's soon-to-be free agents...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 year ago 50,296 reads 112 comments

  4. Draymond Green or Stephen Curry: Who's Been More Valuable to the Warriors?

    Stephen Curry is more valuable than any other player in the NBA , let alone anyone else on the Golden State Warriors ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 year ago 18,502 reads 98 comments

  5. Despite G.O.A.T. Status, Michael Jordan's NBA Career Still a Tale of 'What If'

    On Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1999, Michael Jordan retired from the NBA for a second time. That we have to say "a second time" should incite some level of curiosity...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 year ago 79,872 reads 176 comments

  6. Stock Up, Stock Down for the NBA's Biggest 2016 Trade Chips

    Teams look to rebuild for the future. They scour the Association for win-now talent in hopes of vaulting into the championship discussion. Contract situations get messy. Players underachieve...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 year ago 46,861 reads 61 comments

  7. NBA Players Whose Trade Value Will Never Be Higher

    With the NBA 's Feb. 18 trade deadline fast approaching, it's becoming clear that, in the spirit of Cheap Trick , certain players want rival general managers to want them. That, or they just want to play exceptional basketball and are succeeding...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 year ago 72,320 reads 63 comments

  8. Predicting Biggest Movers and Shakers Before NBA Trade Deadline

    Haters, well, they're gonna hate. And NBA teams, well, a select few of them are gonna trade. Some squads will let the Feb. 18 trade deadline come to pass without acknowledging its existence...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 year ago 133,917 reads 204 comments

  9. Summing Up Every NBA Team's Season so Far in a Tweet

    If there is one thing to take away from the 2015-16 NBA campaign thus far, it's this: People tweet. Is 140 characters enough for someone to sum up a team's entire 2015-16 season? Let's find out...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 year ago 99,509 reads 142 comments

  10. Why Must Knicks Choose Between Carmelo Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis?

    Building around Carmelo Anthony and engineering a future around rookie Kristaps Porzingis do not need to be mutually exclusive agendas for the New York Knicks . So why pretend otherwise? Anthony's no-trade clause, on top of the $101...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 year ago 31,517 reads 72 comments

  11. Is LeBron James Right: Can Kevin Durant Break NBA's All-Time Scoring Record?

    Barely 27 years old, with a shooting stroke for the ages, Kevin Durant 's journey up the NBA 's scoring ladder is far from over. It is also without limits, according to LeBron James ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 year ago 49,372 reads 180 comments

  12. 2015's All-NBA Disappointment Team

    There is no All- NBA team for the league's crop of prominent disappointments. So, let's make one. We'll remain entirely objective in making our selections, following the same ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 year ago 95,850 reads 105 comments

  13. NBA Meme Mania: New Year's Resolution Edition

    New Year's resolutions are boring. Unless they're NBA related and come in the form of memes. Knowing this, we clearly need to bring back NBA #MemeMania for Round 3, before the calendar turns to 2016...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 year ago 55,183 reads 58 comments

  14. Rating the Best Highlights of the 2015-16 NBA Season's 2nd Month

    December is a month for giving, and this year, the NBA 's highlight factory has not disappointed with its generosity. Past parameters will apply when singling out the most drool-generating clips from the second month of the 2015-16 campaign...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 year ago 1,644 reads 1 comments

  15. 8 Biggest Storylines of the 2015 NBA Calendar Year

    Here we come, 2016 NBA basketball. But not before we bid a proper farewell to 2015 and all the conversational fodder it bestowed upon us. Boiling down an entire year into just a few happenings is difficult...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 year ago 9,436 reads 48 comments

  16. Is the Future of the NBA's Center Position in Good Hands?

    The future of the NBA 's center position is shrouded in more mystery than any of its counterparts. While the power forward slot has been home to more of a functional face-lift , the 5 spot is unique in its apparent expendability ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about over 1 year ago 48,250 reads 144 comments

  17. Best and Worst Contracts in the NBA Right Now

    Not all NBA contracts are structured equally. Or, for that matter, wisely. Player salaries are a cornerstone of professional sporting debates, and the question of who's overpaid and who's underpaid is an unending one...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about over 1 year ago 32,802 reads 73 comments

  18. Surging Pistons Here to Stay in Tight Race Out East and Tuesday NBA Takeaways

    If it wasn't abundantly apparent before a 93-92 victory over the Miami Heat, it was crystal-clear afterward: The Detroit Pistons are coming for the rest of the Eastern Conference...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about over 1 year ago 36,192 reads 130 comments

  19. We May Never Know How Good the 2015-16 Golden State Warriors Really Are

    When the Golden State Warriors close out the 2015-16 season, having inevitably surpassed the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls as the best team in NBA history, there should be an italicized asterisk next to their name, followed by a brief explanation...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about over 1 year ago 53,902 reads 81 comments

  20. The Future of the NBA's Stacked Power Forward Position Looks Brighter Than Ever

    Talent and volume. The NBA 's power forward ranks have them both. This is neither a forced spin nor a matter of debate. It's a fact. But will it remain a fact? As the NBA has evolved, so too have the roles at every position...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about over 1 year ago 45,264 reads 90 comments

  21. OKC Thunder Are Still Improving, Which Should Terrify NBA's Top Contenders

    At a time when the NBA unequivocally belongs to the Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs , the Oklahoma City Thunder are knocking at the door of partial ownership, feverishly trying to wedge their way into a tier presumed out of reach...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about over 1 year ago 64,237 reads 257 comments

  22. Kevin Durant and LeBron James: A Rivalry No More

    Battles between LeBron James and Kevin Durant just aren't the same. When the Cleveland Cavaliers play host to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night, it will mark the ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about over 1 year ago 92,104 reads 211 comments

  23. Predicting NBA All-Star Rosters After 1st Quarter of 2015-16 Season

    It's never too early to talk NBA All-Star rosters. So...let's talk NBA All-Star rosters! The Association's regular season is old enough to estimate who will partake in the 2016 exhibition affair in Toronto on February 14...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about over 1 year ago 131,259 reads 383 comments

  24. Just How High Is Kristaps Porzingis' Ceiling?

    Initially considered a marathon, the race to map the future of New York Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis has instead become a mad scramble—this categorical clutter of parroted ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about over 1 year ago 58,768 reads 156 comments

  25. Free Trade: NBA Deals to Consider at Quarter Mark of 2015-16 Season

    Did someone sound the NBA 's trade-season gong? There is a growing sense of purpose emanating out of the league's rumor mills these days. General managers have undoubtedly circled the imminent, and infamous, Dec...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about over 1 year ago 84,557 reads 78 comments