1. 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 16,018 reads 56 comments

  2. 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 63,343 reads 81 comments

  3. 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 166,830 reads 559 comments

  4. 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 34,424 reads 98 comments

  5. 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 4,635 reads 22 comments

  6. 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

  7. 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    Whip out those handy, dandy, outdated paper maps.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 19,898 reads 79 comments

  8. 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

  9. 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 9,947 reads 15 comments

  10. 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 5,098 reads 27 comments

  11. 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 28,535 reads 83 comments

  12. 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

  13. 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 33,841 reads 53 comments

  14. 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 82,264 reads 180 comments

  15. 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 4,667 reads 20 comments

  16. 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 110,504 reads 249 comments

  17. 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 8,042 reads 85 comments

  18. 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 3,470 reads 38 comments

  19. 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 30,596 reads 168 comments

  20. 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 50,969 reads 118 comments

  21. 5 NBA Teams That Can't Afford to Let 2015 Trade Deadline Pass Without a Deal

    Gather 'round NBA cohorts. Yours truly has a secret, and he doesn't plan to keep it. February is a busy time of year for the Association. The league has All-Star rosters to produce, Damian Lillards to tick off and trade rumors to engender...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 56,955 reads 91 comments

  22. Rajon Rondo and Dallas Mavericks Aren't Living Up to Each Other's Expectations

    Rajon Rondo and the Dallas Mavericks are quickly finding out that success on paper doesn't automatically translate into on-court transcendence...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 31,739 reads 65 comments

  23. 7 NBA Coaches with Jobs at Stake in 2nd Half of 2014-15 Season

    Is it hot in here, or is it just me? It's not me, you say? It's really the second half of the 2014-15 NBA season yielding its customary list of coaches whose jobs may be at stake? OK, then...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 33,181 reads 144 comments

  24. NBA All-Star Rosters 2015: Biggest Snubs and Surprises

    It's NBA nitpicking time! The league announced the reserves for the 2015 Eastern and Western Conference All-Star teams on Thursday night, and as per usual, there are selections to applaud and snubs to lament...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 216,555 reads 436 comments

  25. Teams That Could Poach Free Agent Draymond Green Away from Warriors This Summer

    Draymond Green is sending Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob an unvoiced message, the gist of which is: Open that wallet, Joey...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 17,120 reads 47 comments