1. Inside the Unsent Drafts of NBA Players' Social Media Accounts (OK, Not Really)

    Draymond Green never should have hit "send." To be more specific, he never should have selected the "My Story" option on his Snapchat app...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 31,539 reads 23 comments

  2. Predictions for Potential NBA Rookie Extension Deals on the Horizon

    Don't sweat the end of NBA free agency. It's now extension season! C.J. McCollum and the Portland Trail Blazers were kind enough to get us started, striking a four-year, $106 million agreement, according to The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 27,805 reads 52 comments

  3. Post-2016 NBA Free-Agency Blockbuster Trade Ideas

    Long live hypothetical NBA blockbuster trades—especially now that we've reached the "Dog Days of Summer" portion of the offseason...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 169,433 reads 302 comments

  4. Kevin Durant Did OKC Thunder a Favor by Leaving for Golden State Warriors Now

    Kevin Durant is not a hero for joining the Golden State Warriors —not outside of Oakland, California, anyway. He did, however, give the Oklahoma City Thunder one thing: clarity...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 170,647 reads 268 comments

  5. Ranking the Best Bargain-Bin Buys Remaining on 2016's NBA Free-Agent Market

    Although NBA free agency is on life support, it isn't dead yet. There are still impact players to sign and mid-summer bargains to poach...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 117,338 reads 96 comments

  6. Stop Expecting Derrick Rose to Be Something He Never Was

    For Derrick Rose, the 2016-17 NBA season is a chance to start over. New city. New uniform. New teammates...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 147,143 reads 226 comments

  7. The San Antonio Spurs Are Gonna Be Just Fine, Despite Tim Duncan's Retirement

    Tim Duncan 's decision to retire changes the San Antonio Spurs forever. They cannot replace him or everything for which he stood. Soldiering on without him, for the first time in nearly two decades, will be a self-admitted challenge...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 29,578 reads 51 comments

  8. The 5 NBA Trade Candidates Who Have to Move Before 2016 Offseason Ends

    The NBA 's free-agent frenzy is over, but that doesn't mean players are done switching teams. Yes, that's right: Summertime trading season is officially here. Teams aren't typically in a rush to deal expendable parts this time of year...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 4,869 reads 0 comments

  9. Ranking Every NBA Team's Presumed Starting 5, Post-2016 Free Agency

    Some might say it's too early in the NBA 's offseason to establish a detailed pecking order for every team's projected starting lineup. But those people are party poopers, and we're not going to listen to them...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 98,311 reads 212 comments

  10. Retired NBA Vets We'd Love to Have Back in 2016-17

    Following the San Antonio Spurs' announcement that Tim Duncan is retiring from the NBA , we have three options. Option 1: Wallow in incurable sadness. Option 2: Wax nostalgia over all things Duncan...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 2,472 reads 1 comments

  11. Kyrie Irving Gives LeBron James Something He's Never Had: A Successor

    When Kyrie Irving drilled the championship-clinching three-pointer over the outstretched arm of Stephen Curry in Game 7 of the NBA Finals, you could sense LeBron James ' vision ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 103,913 reads 158 comments

  12. Hidden Gems Still Available on 2016 NBA Free-Agency Market

    Flip over enough rocks in NBA free agency, and you're bound to find players who can turn into high-end assets...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 103,991 reads 76 comments

  13. New York Knicks' Win-Now Rebuild Creating More Questions Than Answers

    What in the heck are the New York Knicks doing? Don't answer that, because you don't know. Plus, the answer will probably change. The Knicks have done nothing to shed light on their long-term plans in recent weeks...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 66,733 reads 160 comments

  14. Boston Celtics Are NBA's Next Title Contender After Signing Al Horford

    Over the past couple of years, the NBA 's championship table has played home to a party of five. The top-heavy Western Conference offers up the Golden State Warriors , Los Angeles ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 207,387 reads 364 comments

  15. Should Toronto Raptors Be Happy with Status Quo After Re-Signing DeMar DeRozan?

    In hammering out a new contract with All-Star DeMar DeRozan , the Toronto Raptors have firmly fixed themselves to the existing core...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 28,140 reads 125 comments

  16. Free-Agency Sales Pitches for Every NBA Team

    Billboards are not a standard NBA free-agency resource, but they aren't unprecedented. The Los Angeles Lakers used them to court Dwight Howard in 2013. The Houston Rockets did something similar for Carmelo Anthony in 2014...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 37,516 reads 61 comments

  17. Tinder Profiles for Top 2016 NBA Free Agents

    It's like the 2012-old adage says: There isn't enough Tinder in NBA free agency. Though we could deliver you another free-agent rankings or think piece on why Kevin Durant ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 18,516 reads 15 comments

  18. What Should We Believe About 'Stalled' Talks Between Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat?

    Dwyane Wade 's return to the Miami Heat is supposed to be the second-surest outcome of NBA free agency, right behind LeBron James running it back with the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 55,591 reads 140 comments

  19. Don't Think NBA Title Has Solved Cavs' Kevin Love Conundrum

    Even after upsetting the Golden State Warriors and unexpectedly winning an NBA title, the Cleveland Cavaliers are not yet free of their Kevin Love dilemma. Yup, it's still there...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 27,337 reads 36 comments

  20. What's Next for 2016 Offseason After NBA Draft?

    So, now what? This year's NBA draft set the stage for what figures to be a tumultuous offseason. Prospects were reached for, others passed on. Logjams were created or intensified...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 88,013 reads 137 comments

  21. Cooking Up Last-Minute Trades Before the 2016 NBA Draft

    Peel your eyes from the NBA 's draft rumor mill for a minute. Rehashing Twitter timelines every two seconds is for bystanders. We're doers. It's our draft-day duty to make imaginary trades on behalf of NBA general managers...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 138,868 reads 191 comments

  22. Official Guide to 2016 NBA Offseason Conspiracy Theories

    It's offseason conspiracy theory time! Most summers aren't laden with talk of collusion, but this year is different. There are bunches of potentially contrived subplots to dissect...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 2,075 reads 0 comments

  23. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Championship Parade: Live Blog, Highlights and Analysis

    That just happened, Cleveland. The Cleveland Cavaliers ' championship parade is over. It was fun. And long. Too long. But there was confetti. Players danced. LeBron James spoke...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 141,527 reads 78 comments

  24. Post-NBA Finals Power Rankings: Early 2016-17 Projections for All 30 Teams

    Let the Cleveland Cavaliers bask in the afterglow of their first-ever NBA title. They deserve it. But the 2015-16 season has been over for, like, a minute, and that means we're ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 months ago 23,193 reads 10 comments

  25. Nothing Will Ever Be the Same for Cavaliers, Warriors After Game 7 of NBA Finals

    Almost nothing about the 2016 NBA Finals has been predictable. And after Sunday's Game 7, regardless of who wins, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors will be left to ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 months ago 232,388 reads 393 comments