1. 7 Problems the NY Knicks Must Solve Before the End of the Season

    As the New York Knicks continue their brutal, often unwatchable, trek toward another early vacation, it's easy to forget they still have something to play for: the right to not stink as much...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 5,836 reads 0 comments

  2. Free Trade: NBA Deals That Could Jolt the Playoff Race

    Part of what makes the NBA trade deadline so special is the party right before it. Speculation swirls. Conspiracy theories run amok. Reports, many of them conflicting, are dispersed in excess and in real time...

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  3. Toronto Raptors Acquisition of Serge Ibaka Puts Cleveland Cavaliers on Notice

    By the hand of two equally compelling news breaks, the Toronto Raptors have gone from a slumping dark horse to an NBA Finals threat every team in the Eastern Conference must plan around—including the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 77,815 reads 0 comments

  4. The Likeliest Player to Be Traded on Every NBA Team Going into 2017 Deadline

    Absolutely nobody has a wholly accurate hold on what will transpire leading into the NBA 's trade deadline. The best insight is oftentimes informed guesswork or the remnants of talks that have dissipated into deals that never were...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 430,315 reads 0 comments

  5. Fun with the NBA Trade Machine: Deals That Should, but Likely Won't, Happen

    Come one, come all. You're just in time to witness contrived chaos in advance of the NBA 's Feb. 23 trade deadline! Theorized madness is, after all, why the Trade Machine exists in the first place...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 161,120 reads 0 comments

  6. Tuesday NBA Roundup: Brooklyn Nets' Process Is One We Can't Trust

    So much about the Brooklyn Nets ' 2016-17 season isn't unfolding according to plan. Jeremy Lin has missed most of the schedule with hamstring issues. The Anthony Bennett experiment was short-lived...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 59,029 reads 0 comments

  7. 2017 Midseason Awards for the NBA's Rookie Class

    In the absence of multiple year-end awards for the NBA 's rookie crop, we're taking matters into our hands. Unofficially, of course...

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  8. The Biggest Potential 2017 NBA Trade-Deadline Steals

    From avid mall-goers to broke frat bros, almost everyone is on the hunt for life's best bargains—including NBA trade-deadline buyers. Partaking in the Association's annual February swap meet is no small task...

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  9. Reassessing the Best and Worst Contracts from 2016 NBA Offseason

    Almost every contract handed out over the NBA 's offseason was subject to fits of shock followed by sweeping declarations, both good and bad. Not all of those initial reactions hold up more than halfway through the 2016-17 campaign...

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  10. Tuesday NBA Roundup: Washington Wizards Emerging as Dark Horse Out East

    The Washington Wizards are officially rolling, rolling, rolling, rolling. Seriously: Big ups to these Wizards for letting us quote Limp Bizkit...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 28,023 reads 0 comments

  11. 2017 NBA Trade Rumors: Buying or Selling the Latest Potential Deals

    Feel that? It's a rush of wind generated by the NBA 's fast-approaching Feb. 23 trade deadline. Before we let it sweep us off our feet, there are potential deals to discuss...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 179,678 reads 0 comments

  12. Big Man Power Rankings: Is Joel Embiid Really the NBA's Most Skilled?

    James Harden is ready to crown Joel Embiid the king of NBA big men. "Offensively, he's just skilled, man," Harden said in a postgame interview Friday. "He's probably the most skilled big man we have in this league, man...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 131,378 reads 0 comments

  13. 2017 NBA All-Star Game: Biggest Snubs Among Reserve Picks

    The 2017 NBA All-Star rosters are officially official ! Let us tip our caps and brimmed beanies to those who will partake in New Orleans' superstar exhibition on Feb. 19. And now that we've paid our obligatory reverence...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 125,536 reads 0 comments

  14. Ranking the NBA's 20 Best Twitter Accounts

    NBA Twitter is an awesome place to be—provided you're following the right people. Ranking the league's best accounts demanded an incredibly scientific and arduous process: ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 45,091 reads 0 comments

  15. Toronto Raptors Slipping at the Wrong Time and Tuesday NBA Takeaways

    The Toronto Raptors sure picked a bad time for their quasi-downward spiral. On the heels of Tuesday night's 108-106 letdown to the San Antonio Spurs' B-team, the Raptors now own the league's longest active losing streak with four games...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 22,196 reads 0 comments

  16. NBA at Midseason: 10 Most Surprising Players in 2016-17 So Far

    Which NBA players have spent the first half of the season annihilating expectations and surprising the living bajeebus out of us hoops heads? I'm so glad you asked...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 67,237 reads 0 comments

  17. Grading Every 2017 NBA All-Star Game Starter Selection

    The NBA 's fans, players and media members have spoken, and the results are in: We have our official starting lineups for the 2017 All-Star Game. Keep the cork in those champagne bottles, though...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 153,525 reads 327 comments

  18. 10 NBA Players Most Deserving of Their 1st All-Star Nods

    To paraphrase the Blink-182 song "Dammit": To earn your first NBA All-Star bid, well, I guess this is growing up...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 52,429 reads 110 comments

  19. Ranking the NBA's Best Current Feuds

    As Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook prepare to square off for only the second time in their careers, we're reminded that the NBA needs more totally awesome player and team feuds...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 59,080 reads 52 comments

  20. Ranking the Most Underrated 2017 NBA All-Star Game Candidates

    Some NBA All-Star candidates don't receive enough love. This is a bizarre concept to ponder: Merely being considered for February's showcase implies a player is near the top of his game...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 47,587 reads 117 comments

  21. Ranking the Most Overrated 2017 NBA All-Star Game Candidates

    Assembling an indefensible NBA All-Star roster is ridiculously hard. Even when people call out snubs, they struggle to name who those snubs should replace...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 162,440 reads 242 comments

  22. How DeMarcus Cousins and Sacramento Kings Can Renew Their Vows and Make It Work

    DeMarcus Cousins and the Sacramento Kings were supposed to enter the 2016-17 NBA season on divergent timelines. Cousins was the 26-year-old superstar — equal parts savior and enfant terrible — gearing up for 2018 free agency...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 14,821 reads 34 comments

  23. NBA Offseason Review: Looking Back at the Biggest Deals and Signings

    Already forgotten all the mayhem from the NBA 's offseason? Probably, but you shouldn't have. Yesterday is critical to whatever you see today. We've had a half-season to monitor the league's most lucrative free-agent signings and acquisitions...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 28,927 reads 65 comments

  24. 2017 NBA Trade Deadline: 10 Early Predictions

    Never let anyone tell you it's too early to dream about the intrigue and bedlam that await at the NBA 's trade deadline. More than a month stands between us and the league's Feb...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 128,628 reads 106 comments

  25. Report Card Grades for Every NBA Team Entering 2016-17 Season's Midway Point

    Sometimes, it's hard to believe the 2016-17 NBA season is roughly halfway gone. But then you realize how many hot takes we've all developed since opening night, at which point it becomes totally believable...

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