1. New York Knicks Under Immense Pressure to Prove Kristaps Porzingis Is Right Pick

    With the fourth pick in the 2015 NBA draft, the New York Knicks selected Kristaps Porzingis out of Latvia, ending a weeks-long debate that cycled through rumors, prospects and skepticism like toothpicks...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 153,603 reads 384 comments

  2. Cooking Up Last-Minute Trades Before the 2015 NBA Draft

    With the NBA 's June 25 draft almost here, it's high time we scamper into the kitchen and fry up some last-minute trade scenarios...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 245,729 reads 411 comments

  3. Best Potential Trade Scenarios, Packages and Landing Spots for Rudy Gay

    DeMarcus Cousins needn't feel lonely on the Sacramento Kings ' chopping block. Rudy Gay is there, among the trade-rumor craze, to keep him company...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 71,938 reads 130 comments

  4. The Problem with Kevin Love and Cavaliers Parting Ways in 2015 Free Agency

    Those waiting for Kevin Love and the Cleveland Cavaliers to go their separate ways in free agency this summer might want to take up knitting, birdhouse-building, high-stakes shuffleboard or some other time-consuming hobby...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 16,652 reads 19 comments

  5. All Eyes Are on Sam Hinkie's Philadelphia 76ers Entering the 2015 NBA Draft

    What the Philadelphia 76ers lack in playoff hopes, they make up for in draft-day power. This isn't about the five second-round picks general manager Sam Hinkie has accumulated...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 45,815 reads 177 comments

  6. Where Is the Better Long-Term Home for Marc Gasol: San Antonio or Memphis?

    When the 2015-16 NBA season rolls around, Marc Gasol will be entering his eighth go-round in the Association, and he will do so while representing one of two teams: his own Memphis Grizzlies or the San Antonio Spurs...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 52,549 reads 142 comments

  7. How the Dallas Mavericks Could Make a LaMarcus Aldridge Signing Work

    LaMarcus Aldridge and the Dallas Mavericks have eyes for one another, and it's from this reciprocal gaze that a free-agency match could be born. Before the Portland Trail Blazers ' first-round playoff jaunt even ended, Marc Stein of ESPN...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 47,158 reads 69 comments

  8. NBA Free Agents 2015: Ranking Top 5 Players at Every Position

    Conclusion of the 2015 NBA Finals still got you down? Well, here are some position-by-position free-agent rankings to get you smiling again...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 193,133 reads 309 comments

  9. Trading for Ty Lawson Would Be Right Move for Sacramento Kings' Rebuild

    Ty Lawson makes sense for the perpetually rebuilding Sacramento Kings . It is, in fact, that simple. Chad Ford of ESPN.com brought word that the Denver Nuggets are trying to move the seemingly disgruntled point guard...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 11,135 reads 73 comments

  10. Team of Destiny: Warriors Will Be Immortalized for Truly Iconic Season

    No one could have truly predicted how the Golden State Warriors ' 2014-15 season would unfold. Their brilliance was such that by campaign's end, the body of work behind them—including their title—defied even the most optimistic forecasts...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 53,793 reads 326 comments

  11. The 6 Toughest NBA Free Agents to Price on the 2015 Market

    No one said planning for NBA free agency is supposed to be easy. On the contrary, aside from the rampant rumor mills, the league's teams must first decide what players are worth...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 34,093 reads 92 comments

  12. Warriors vs. Cavaliers: Analysis, Predictions for NBA Finals Game 6

    After jumping out to an improbable 2-1 series lead, the Cleveland Cavaliers roll into Game 6 of the NBA Finals with their championship hopes on life support...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 90,802 reads 335 comments

  13. Move to Power Forward Highlights Paul George's Elite Versatility

    Playing shooting guard, small forward and point forward isn't enough for Paul George . He's now ready to take his versatile act to the power forward position...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 43,033 reads 81 comments

  14. 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 3 months ago 532,062 reads 852 comments

  15. 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 3 months ago 19,030 reads 33 comments

  16. 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 3 months ago 11,582 reads 64 comments

  17. 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 3 months ago 45,865 reads 246 comments

  18. 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 3 months ago 29,726 reads 126 comments

  19. 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 3 months ago 7,206 reads 19 comments

  20. 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 3 months ago 30,195 reads 156 comments

  21. 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 3 months ago 17,958 reads 14 comments

  22. 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 3 months ago 66,424 reads 146 comments

  23. 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 3 months ago 38,282 reads 85 comments

  24. 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 3 months ago 9,756 reads 33 comments

  25. 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 3 months ago 60,828 reads 488 comments