1. Can Lionel Hollins Be Steadying Force Brooklyn Nets Desperately Need?

    This time around, the Brooklyn Nets got their guy. The right guy. The team announced on Wednesday that Lionel Hollins and the Nets have officially reached an agreement ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 11 days ago 4,614 reads 23 comments

  2. Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh Taking Discounts Is All About LeBron James

    Money cannot be grown on trees, yet if it meant keeping LeBron James with the Miami Heat , Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade would surely try. Free agency is about one man in Miami...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 11 days ago 20,873 reads 96 comments

  3. Boston Celtics Taking Big Gamble with Avery Bradley's New Contract

    Guards are getting expensive. The Boston Celtics have hashed out the terms of a new contract with restricted free agent Avery Bradley that's going to make the combo guard very, ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 11 days ago 6,058 reads 44 comments

  4. Would Carmelo Anthony, Pau Gasol Pairing Extend Kobe Bryant's Title Window?

    All roads to Kobe Bryant 's sixth NBA championship lead through someone other than the Black Mamba himself...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 12 days ago 21,248 reads 180 comments

  5. 6 Restricted Free Agents Who Could Be on New NBA Teams in 2014-15

    Restricted free agents matter, too. LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony aren't restricted free agents; nor are Chris Bosh and Luol Deng . They are unrestricted free agents...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 12 days ago 74,223 reads 136 comments

  6. Jason Kidd Joining Bucks Puts Brooklyn Nets' Title Hopes on Life Support

    Jason Kidd jilted the Brooklyn Nets , leaving amid a haze of controversy and disaffection, fracturing relationships, cheapening a coaching legacy in its infancy and, more importantly, kibbling already infirm title hopes...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 12 days ago 1,250 reads 12 comments

  7. Could Chandler Parsons Be the Key to Houston Rockets Acquiring Kevin Love?

    Chandler Parsons may be more than just a burgeoning NBA player that spends his free time promoting the benefits of wandering this Earth shirtless. He could now also be the Houston Rockets ' ticket to another superstar, namely Kevin Love ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 13 days ago 9,399 reads 36 comments

  8. It's Carmelo Anthony or Nothing for Chicago Bulls' Offseason

    When the 2014 NBA offseason is finally put to bed, the Chicago Bulls will remember it as the summer they collared Carmelo Anthony —or the one during which they didn't...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 13 days ago 36,263 reads 147 comments

  9. Are Utah Jazz Making Right Call by Reportedly Keeping Gordon Hayward?

    Gordon Hayward is going to get it's-raining-hundy-sticks paid this offseason, and despite spirited speculation to the contrary, he'll most likely be showering with Benjamins on the Utah Jazz ' dime...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 13 days ago 12,992 reads 100 comments

  10. Can Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol Lure Carmelo Anthony to Los Angeles Lakers?

    Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers have eyes on Pau Gasol , which they're hoping is enough for Carmelo Anthony to have eyes on them...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 14 days ago 15,045 reads 53 comments

  11. Los Angeles Lakers Poised to Be Major Players in 2014 Free-Agent Market

    Returning to contention may not take as long as the Los Angeles Lakers thought. Injuries and insufficient talent left the Lakers gasping for air in 2013-14, their playoff hopes dashed and their season lost...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 14 days ago 87,375 reads 283 comments

  12. Are Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh Enough for the Miami Heat to Rebuild?

    Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade are facing an unfamiliar predicament as the Miami Heat wait on pins and needles for LeBron James ' free-agency decision: the possibility of playing ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 14 days ago 27,983 reads 137 comments

  13. GM Mitch Kupchak: Los Angeles Lakers Prepared to 'Go All Out' in Free Agency

    Sit tight, Los Angeles Lakers fans, because your team sure isn't. Anyone who thought the Lakers would play it safe during free agency and bide their time until next summer was apparently wrong...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 14 days ago 39,810 reads 254 comments

  14. Dwyane Wade's Decision Dictates LeBron James' Future with Miami Heat

    Sets upon sets upon sets of eyes are fixated on LeBron James as he gears up for free agency, when, really, more looks should be directed toward Dwyane Wade , who will be the ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 17 days ago 85,149 reads 111 comments

  15. Are Houston Rockets Now the Leaders to Sign Carmelo Anthony in Free Agency?

    Carmelo Anthony has a not-so-secret admirer in the Houston Rockets . Perhaps a new home, too. Adrian Wojnaorwski of Yahoo Sports previously reported that Anthony ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 17 days ago 39,790 reads 170 comments

  16. Is Arron Afflalo Trade Just Stepping Stone to Kevin Love for Denver Nuggets?

    Say hello to the Denver Nuggets , Kevin Love. They really, really like you and, by acquiring Arron Afflalo from the Orlando Magic , are officially wearing their intentions on their sleeve...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 17 days ago 23,983 reads 45 comments

  17. Houston Rockets Positioning Themselves to Be Major Player for LeBron James

    Free agency hasn't officially started, but the NBA -wide race for LeBron James is already on. And the Houston Rockets may be winning. When James decided to opt out of his contract with the Miami Heat , he created a stir...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 17 days ago 6,465 reads 30 comments

  18. Pros and Cons of Los Angeles Lakers Pursuing Carmelo Anthony in Free Agency

    Carmelo Anthony and the Los Angeles Lakers just can't seem to get enough of one another. For over a year, the Lakers' purported interest in signing Anthony as a free agent has been been on again, then off again...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 18 days ago 16,165 reads 96 comments

  19. Do Lakers or Heat Have Better Shot at LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony Pairing?

    Summer in the NBA is a time for reflection, improvement and—for certain teams—a time to embrace dreams of the pipe persuasion...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 18 days ago 28,398 reads 140 comments

  20. How Every Team Interested in LeBron James Can Land Him in Free Agency

    Welcome to The Decision, Part II. This is not a drill. LeBron James ' agent, Rich Paul, informed the Miami Heat that the four-time MVP will be exercising his early termination option, according to ESPN The Magazine 's Chris Broussard ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 18 days ago 114,161 reads 380 comments

  21. Report: Brian Scalabrine a Candidate to Join Doc Rivers' Coaching Staff

    Brian Scalabrine may have found a new home with the Los Angeles Clippers working alongside Doc Rivers ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 18 days ago 14,666 reads 38 comments

  22. Is Tim Duncan a Top-10 NBA Player of All Time?

    Tim Duncan is in the business of turning questions demanding subjective answers into matters of fact. Is the San Antonio Spurs star the greatest power forward in NBA history? Yes ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 19 days ago 29,420 reads 684 comments

  23. Why Los Angeles Lakers Should Gamble on Kyle Lowry During 2014 Free Agency

    Kyle Lowry is just what the ulterior motive-addled Los Angeles Lakers need. Hesitant to spend money on non-superstars, yet unlikely to sign LeBron James or Carmelo Anthony, ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 19 days ago 12,730 reads 54 comments

  24. LeBron James Exercising Massive Leverage by Opting out with Miami Heat

    Mighty is the sword LeBron James has pointed at the Miami Heat . The four-time MVP and two-time NBA champion has decided to exercise his immeasurable leverage and enter free ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 19 days ago 7,809 reads 43 comments

  25. Report: Sacramento Kings Fielding Multiple Trade Offers for No. 8 Draft Pick

    At least three NBA teams want what the Sacramento Kings have. Sources told ESPN.com's Andy Katz that the Kings are "fielding offers" from "three teams" for the eighth overall pick in Thursday's draft...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 19 days ago 24,254 reads 118 comments