1. Blockbuster NBA Trade Ideas That Would Reshape the Association

    Take a mental snapshot of the NBA as you know it now for memory's sake. Our blockbuster trade ideas are about to reshape the heck out of it. With the offseason fast approaching, it's our duty as dreamers of dreams to think big...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 22 days ago 530,868 reads 852 comments

  2. 3 Teams New York Knicks Can Acquire Another Pick from in 2015 NBA Draft

    You know it's the dawn of a new era in the Big Apple when the New York Knicks are looking to acquire, not trade away, draft picks. The Knicks own the No...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 23 days ago 18,890 reads 33 comments

  3. Phoenix Suns Must Choose Direction in Path Back to NBA Relevancy

    After failing to maintain their status as the NBA 's foremost darling for the 2014-15 season, the Phoenix Suns now press on into 2015-16 looking for another shot at redemption. This is to say they're still seeking a Western Conference playoff berth.

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 23 days ago 11,498 reads 64 comments

  4. New York Knicks, Willie Cauley-Stein a Match Made for Success in 2015 NBA Draft

    At a time when the NBA is being overrun by draft-day rumors, the New York Knicks ' purported interest in Willie Cauley-Stein makes sense enough to be viewed as unassailable fact...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 24 days ago 45,837 reads 246 comments

  5. How the Chicago Bulls Offense Can Reach Its Full Potential Next Season

    For the past five years, defense has been the Chicago Bulls ' calling card. That's all about to change...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 24 days ago 29,680 reads 126 comments

  6. LeBron James Happy to Let Golden State Warriors Pick Their Poison in NBA Finals

    Ever the courtly opponent, LeBron James is happy to let the Golden State Warriors pick the poison by which their defense will overdose...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 25 days ago 7,193 reads 19 comments

  7. New York Knicks Can't Afford to Wait out 2015 Free-Agent Market

    All these months later, the summer of 2015 is still being billed as the New York Knicks ' reward for a 2014-15 season rife with salary dumps, roster turnover and record losing. Grabbing the No...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 26 days ago 30,066 reads 156 comments

  8. Warriors vs. Cavaliers: Analysis, Predictions for NBA Finals Game 3

    Two games into an NBA Finals matchup that has pit a healthy Golden State Warriors juggernaut against an injury-infested Cleveland Cavaliers unit, only one thing is certain: Nothing is for certain...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 26 days ago 17,932 reads 14 comments

  9. Pipe-Dream Destinations for NBA's Top 2015 Free Agents

    Fire up those pipe-dream machines. The totally invented, not-at-all NBA free-agency apocalypse is nigh. Most of this summer's big names won't be switching teams...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 66,410 reads 146 comments

  10. 2015 NBA Free Agents: 5 Reclamation Projects Teams Should Gamble On

    Once upon a time, Boris Diaw and Danny Green weren't crucial to extending the San Antonio Spurs' dynasty. They were NBA misfits—projects deemed to have hit their ceilings and earned a spot among Association footnotes and cautionary tales...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 38,251 reads 85 comments

  11. Breaking Up Would Be Best Move for Greg Monroe and Detroit Pistons

    Greg Monroe and the Detroit Pistons are still better off without one another. In the time since coach and president Stan Van Gundy waived Josh Smith , the contrary has been entertained...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 9,727 reads 33 comments

  12. NBA Finals 2015: Position-by-Position Matchup Preview

    Every matchup matters as the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors prepare to stage a best-of-seven battle for rights to the NBA 's Larry O'Brien Trophy...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 60,719 reads 488 comments

  13. Should New York Knicks Reach for Trey Lyles at No. 4 in the 2015 NBA Draft?

    There is the concept of a draft-day reach, and then there's the notion that the New York Knicks would roll the dice on Kentucky's Trey Lyles with the No. 4 pick during this year's selection extravaganza...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 27,052 reads 131 comments

  14. Cavaliers vs. Warriors: 2015 NBA Finals Preview, Predictions and More

    Thirty teams entered the 2014-15 NBA season with a clean slate. Sixteen squads turned those blank canvases into a playoff berth. Now, ahead of the 2015 NBA Finals , just two franchises remain...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 136,703 reads 673 comments

  15. Canada's Lead in NBA's Global Ringz Race Could Grow in 2015 Finals

    NBA championship pursuits are not local affairs. Canada has made sure of it. Sure, the race for rings unfurls on American soil. But obtaining finger hardware, as well as the Larry O'Brien Trophy, is the ultimate basketball accolade...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 20,583 reads 47 comments

  16. Best Potential Landing Spots for Royce White to Resurrect NBA Career

    Royce White is on the verge of making an NBA comeback. Drafted 16th overall in 2012 by the Houston Rockets, the 24-year-old has played in just three regular-season tilts to date...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 48,910 reads 74 comments

  17. NBA Draft 2015: Ranking Every 2015 Lottery Team's Needs by Position

    Every NBA lottery team has more than one need. It's a straightforward concept, really. You don't end up in the lottery, outside the playoff picture, pining for a way back to prominence, by having only one need...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 129,097 reads 281 comments

  18. Serge Ibaka Talks Thunder's Future, Billy Donovan and More with Bleacher Report

    Serge Ibaka just wrapped up his sixth season in the NBA , during which he averaged 14.3 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.4 blocks on 47.6 percent shooting, despite a right knee injury limiting him to a career-low 64 games...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 2,551 reads 7 comments

  19. 5 NBA Teams That Will Be Prime Free-Agent Destinations During the 2015 Offseason

    Singling out the most attractive free-agent destinations involves more than picking NBA team names out of a feather-clad fedora. A lot goes into spotting the hottest locales. Suitors must have ample cap space, for starters...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 70,541 reads 201 comments

  20. Breakup Watch: NBA Playoff Teams Set for Major Changes over 2015 Offseason

    Taking a stick of dynamite to an NBA playoff team over the offseason isn't standard procedure. It will be this year...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 86,092 reads 177 comments

  21. Ranking Los Angeles Lakers' Best Options with the No. 2 Pick in 2015 NBA Draft

    Although the euphoria of winning the No. 2 pick in the 2015 NBA draft needn't subside, the Los Angeles Lakers' post-lottery honeymoon phase is officially over. The race to make the most of their good fortune is on...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 75,186 reads 308 comments

  22. Knicks Can Land Franchise Building Block with No. 4 Pick in 2015 NBA Draft

    A lottery-night slide, disheartening though it remains, won't decisively prevent the New York Knicks from landing a franchise building block in the NBA 's June 25 draft...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 38,730 reads 185 comments

  23. LeBron James: Tristan Thompson 'Should Probably Be a Cavalier His Entire Career'

    LeBron James cannot see Tristan Thompson leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers . Ever. Thompson will reach restricted free agency this summer, at which point the Cavaliers can match any offer sheet he signs with another team...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 75,703 reads 217 comments

  24. Best Potential Trade Scenarios for New York Knicks No. 4 Pick in 2015 NBA Draft

    Still reeling from their misfortune at the NBA draft lottery, the New York Knicks are in a uniquely complicated position that could compel them to trade their No. 4 pick...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 73,551 reads 182 comments

  25. Warriors vs. Rockets: Analysis, Predictions for Western Conference Finals Game 3

    If Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals is anything like Games 1 and 2, the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets are set to gives hoops heads everywhere a collective heart attack...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 7,383 reads 4 comments