1. Wizards Still Trying to Give John Wall What Kyrie Irving Has with Cavs

    Individual comparisons of Kyrie Irving and John Wall are relics of the recent past , their shelf life having reached expiration the moment LeBron James returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 1,732 reads 3 comments

  2. NBA Trade Deadline 2015 Tracker: Updates, Reaction and Analysis

    It's been real folks. Real crazy. The NBA 's Feb. 19 trade deadline is dead and done. It came and went in a haze of blockbuster trades, multi-team deals and rumors unfulfilled...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 850,132 reads 869 comments

  3. The NBA's Most-Traded Man: 'I'm Numb' from Moving Again, and Again

    Drew Gooden has been traded six times and has played for 10 teams over the course of his 13-year NBA career...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 281,476 reads 63 comments

  4. NBA Trade Deadline 2015: Buying or Selling Latest Rumors

    Speculation is in the air. With the NBA 's Feb. 19 trade deadline fast approaching, this is when the already rampant rumor mill reaches warp speed, delivering hearsay and conjecture in walloping volume...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 47,572 reads 13 comments

  5. Amar'e Stoudemire Provides Reinforcements at Right Time for Dallas Mavericks

    The New York Knicks granted Amar'e Stoudemire a buyout at the perfect time. For the Dallas Mavericks ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 7,048 reads 3 comments

  6. 5 Last-Minute Trade-Deadline Targets for Houston Rockets

    It's never too late for the Houston Rockets to turn the NBA trade market upside down—you know, provided "never too late" refers to anytime before the Feb. 19 deadline...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 16,021 reads 56 comments

  7. How Much Does Amar'e Stoudemire Have Left in the Tank?

    Amar'e Stoudemire is once again a hot commodity, posing a question not at all dissimilar to the one asked nearly five years ago: Does he have enough basketball left in the tank ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 63,345 reads 81 comments

  8. Predicting the 2016 NBA All-Star Teams

    Break time is over. You had your chance to watch the 2015 NBA All-Star Game and let all its wonder sink in. Now it's time to look ahead to the 2016 All-Star wingding...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 166,914 reads 560 comments

  9. Phoenix Suns Should Bite the Bullet, Trade Goran Dragic Before Deadline

    Goran Dragic 's future with the Phoenix Suns has long been up in the air, with the end result to his upcoming free agency tied to a number of decisive factors, not the least of which are money and sensibility...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 34,427 reads 98 comments

  10. Open Letter to Carmelo Anthony: You're Not Fooling Anyone

    Dear Carmelo Anthony , Your jig is up. It has been for a while. So long, in fact, it's not entirely certain you're trying to fool anyone anymore. If you are, well, you've failed...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 4,640 reads 22 comments

  11. Putting the NBA's Young 2015 All-Stars in Historic Company

    Ever have one of those moments when you realize both the NBA 's present and future are in good hands? If you haven't, you're about to. Superstars are everywhere in today's Association...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 2,532 reads 3 comments

  12. The Blueprint for NBA's Worst Teams to Turn Things Around

    Whip out those handy, dandy, outdated paper maps. The NBA 's worst teams are taking a road trip. Their destination? Better days. No bad franchise plans on being bad forever. That would make no sense...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 19,901 reads 79 comments

  13. Previewing What New York Knicks Fans Should Expect Without Carmelo Anthony

    After weeks of delaying the inevitable, the New York Knicks are about to find out how drastically different life without Carmelo Anthony will be. Sitting Anthony has snowballed into an unavoidable fact...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 1,525 reads 6 comments

  14. San Antonio Spurs May Only Get Scarier in Seasons to Come

    Imagine a world in which the San Antonio Spurs ' shelf life never nears expiration and instead only grows stronger with time. Now stop fantasizing about said world. Because we may be living in it...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 9,953 reads 15 comments

  15. Blake Griffin's Injury Worsens Critical Flaws in Los Angeles Clippers Roster

    Blake Griffin 's injury, while devastating, doesn't pose any problems the Los Angeles Clippers didn't have or know about already. It merely compounds the flaw-filled roster that has threatened to derail Los Angeles all season...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 5,101 reads 27 comments

  16. In Case You Didn't Hear, George Karl Really, Really Wants to Coach in NBA Again

    George Karl knows how to market himself to NBA teams: obviously, without fear or regard for propagated desperation...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 28,536 reads 83 comments

  17. DeMarcus Cousins Lights into Listless Kings: 'Act Like You Care'

    DeMarcus Cousins is not happy with the Sacramento Kings . After getting off to a 9-5 start—the team's best 14-game opening since 2004-05—Sacramento has plummeted down the standings...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 14,740 reads 32 comments

  18. Is 2015 3-Point Contest Field Best in All-Star Weekend History?

    At a time when the NBA All-Star weekend's Skills Challenge drags on and the Slam Dunk Contest lacks luster, the Three-Point Contest is here to save Saturday nights everywhere...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 33,846 reads 53 comments

  19. Cavaliers Officially Back Among East Elite and Other Thursday NBA Takeaways

    Not one month ago, the Cleveland Cavaliers looked like colossal failures. They sat under .500, had lost six in a row, couldn't play defense and were fading fast, watching as championship hopes devolved into erroneous excitement...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 82,265 reads 180 comments

  20. Orlando Magic Roster Offers Immense Potential, Promise for Next Head Coach

    Let the Orlando Magic 's head-coaching sweepstakes begin now. Yes, the search for Orlando's next sideline stalker can indeed be considered a sweepstakes...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 4,679 reads 20 comments

  21. Adam Silver: 'We Need to Make a Change' to NBA Playoff Seeding System

    Adam Silver looks at the disparity between the NBA 's Eastern and Western Conference and sees exactly what the rest of us do: a need for change...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 110,535 reads 249 comments

  22. Knicks' Looming Offseason Will Define Phil Jackson-Carmelo Anthony Marriage

    Experts and fans have long understood the New York Knicks ' rebuilding plan. The signs were, and remain, everywhere...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 8,043 reads 85 comments

  23. Dwight Howard Injury Gives James Harden Chance to Swing NBA MVP Race

    James Harden 's NBA MVP case is already strong. So strong, in fact, it's difficult—nigh impossible—for him to have a sturdier one. Dwight Howard 's latest injury gives him the opportunity to make the inconceivable a reality...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 3,474 reads 38 comments

  24. Race for Final Eastern Conference Playoff Seeds Is Tragic Comedy Again

    To say things are heating up within the NBA Eastern Conference's middle class would be a grossly spastic misinterpretation of what's happening as the playoff bracket begins to take shape...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 30,600 reads 168 comments

  25. Surprise Max-Contract Candidates for 2015 NBA Free Agency

    Surprise! Contract-year NBA players are always fascinating. They're playing for both now and later, trying to secure a raise or prolong their careers. Some free agents-to-be are open-and-shut cases...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 50,998 reads 118 comments