1. From Superman to Journeyman: Can Dwight Howard Revive NBA Career in Charlotte?

    Dwight Howard is many things. Polarizing, imposing, captivating, just to name a few. His defensive impact might be overlooked and his remaining athleticism underestimated, but he is neither martyr nor patsy...

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  2. Potential Trade Packages and Landing Spots for Chicago Bulls Star Jimmy Butler

    Jimmy Butler left his early June sit-down with Chicago Bulls brass under the impression he would not be placed on the trade block, according to Joe Cowley of the Chicago Sun-Times...

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  3. Good Luck with That: Cleveland Cavaliers' GM Job Among NBA's Least Appealing

    To borrow a phrase, the Cleveland Cavaliers almost have it all. LeBron James . Kyrie Irving . Kevin Love. Tristan Thompson. Positive locker room personalities. Three straight NBA Finals appearances, with an open invitation to many more...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 23,692 reads 0 comments

  4. What Would Paul George Do for Every Suitor's Title Chances?

    Everybody wants a piece of Paul George . George has informed the Indiana Pacers he'll leave preferably for the Los Angeles Lakers in free agency next summer, which has prompted ...

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  5. Potential Trade Packages and Landing Spots for Pacers Star Paul George

    Paul George 's trade value plummeted Sunday. According to The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski , George officially "informed" the Indiana Pacers "that he plans to become a free ...

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  6. Best Comparisons for Every Top-30 Prospect in the NBA Draft

    What if the top 2017 NBA draft prospects could scour the league's current depth charts and find Future Them? They can't, because duh. But let's pretend it's possible and then find their future selves for them...

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  7. Fool's Gold: 2017 NBA Free Agents Who Are Not Worth the Risk

    Not all notable NBA free agents are worth the risks attached to their summer price tags. Every offseason investment of significance comes with built-in uncertainty. Players get injured...

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  8. NBA Teams Best Positioned to Land a Superstar During 2017 Offseason

    Among the many repercussions that will result from the Golden State Warriors running roughshod over the rest of the NBA , not one is more tantalizing than the possible mass relocation ...

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  9. 1 Realistic Free Agent Every NBA Contender Should Chase This Offseason

    Not even the NBA 's best title contenders are finished products. OK, fine, maybe a certain juggernaut in Silicon Valley is beyond completion. But the rest of the Association's championship hopefuls will be looking to improve during free agency...

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  10. The Biggest Draft-Related Question Each NBA Team Needs to Answer

    Take a break from bemoaning the lack of parity in the NBA playoffs. You've earned it. Besides, the draft is coming, and we've got questions...

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  11. Dark-Horse Destinations for NBA's Top Free Agents

    Every NBA free agent worth a darn enters the summer with a defined subset of suitors. His preferred destination may be unknown, but the list of teams pleading for his services is almost entirely spelled out by the time July 1 rolls around...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 244,770 reads 0 comments

  12. See You at the Crossroads: NBA Teams Facing Toughest Offseasons

    The NBA offseason is supposed to provide teams with a relatively fresh slate. The excited demeanors and rampant optimism that pervade media days just before training camps open? The summer is the detour these squads take to reach that point...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 50,560 reads 0 comments

  13. NBA Free Agents Who Could Receive Unexpected Max Contracts

    In the NBA , max contracts are typically like Cleveland Cavaliers-Golden State Warriors, Part III: We see them coming a mile away. These deals are usually reserved for franchise cornerstones—players who aren't hard to spot...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 114,730 reads 0 comments

  14. Realistic Offseason Scenarios That Could Prevent Cavs-Warriors Round 4

    With all due respect to the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors, we'd rather not see this exact NBA Finals matchup in 2018, for the fourth consecutive year. Third time's a charm...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 144,808 reads 0 comments

  15. Hater's Free-Agency Guide: Why Your Team Ain't Getting Its Top Free-Agent Target

    Who ordered the NBA free-agency reality check, with extra salt? Countless hours are spent trying to figure out how every team can win the offseason extravaganza...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 254,435 reads 0 comments

  16. Teams Best Positioned to Turn 2017 NBA Draft on Its Head

    With great flexibility ahead of the NBA draft comes great responsibility. Peter Parker's Uncle Ben said something like this, and he wasn't wrong...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 160,538 reads 0 comments

  17. It's Up to Cavs and Warriors to Save the 2017 NBA Playoffs

    As if the pressure to win a championship isn't enough, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors enter their third consecutive NBA Finals showdown on a joint mission they have no choice but to accept...

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  18. Should the San Antonio Spurs Go All-in on 2017 Free Agency?

    There is an expiration date on every NBA success story. Title windows are not forever, even when they seem that way...

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  19. NBA Feelz: Sentimental Landing Spots for Every Top Free Agent

    There are loads of reasons why NBA free agents sign where they do. Money, weather, championship potential—it's all part of the equation. Money and team situation usually win out...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 147,398 reads 0 comments

  20. NBA Free Agents Who Could Price Themselves out of Current Teams

    Saying goodbye to quality NBA free agents is hard. Sometimes, though, incumbent teams have no choice. Or, rather, they don't have the financial gall. Pending free agents outperform expectations and projected earning potential all the time...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 115,768 reads 0 comments

  21. Building an Offseason Whiteboard for Every Top 25 NBA Free Agent

    Who says NBA teams are the only ones allowed to make — and then leak — offseason whiteboards? Players have their say in how the summertime festivities unfold—well, at least free agents do...

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  22. 10 Realistic Trades After the Results of 2017 NBA Draft Lottery

    Has the end of the NBA draft lottery got you down? Are you finding it difficult to derive enough joy from the overwhelmingly predictable playoffs? Have you become tired of thumbing ...

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  23. 2017 NBA Playoffs: Updated Postseason MVP Rankings

    What would the NBA playoffs be without the made-up race for MVP honors? It's flat-out unfair that there isn't an individual honor to supplement the NBA Finals MVP...

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  24. The Offseason Moves That Could Turn NBA Free Agency on Its Head

    Every NBA offseason transaction has a trickle-down effect. Some are more extensive than others, but it's rare that a free-agent signing or completed trade impacts only the involved parties...

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  25. Eastern Conference Finals Berth Vindicates Celtics' Quiet Trade Deadline

    In beating the Washington Wizards 115-105 on Monday night, the Boston Celtics earned so much more than an Eastern Conference Finals bid...

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