1. Surprise Scenarios That Could Shake Up the 2016 NBA Draft

    Not all NBA drafts unfold according to plan. Teams vacillate between potential choices. They consider moving up in the order. They consider moving down. They try consolidating picks, hoping to acquire a superstar...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 133,492 reads 196 comments

  2. Potential 2016 Offseason Blockbusters That Could Alter the NBA Landscape

    Grab your imagination hats. It's time to hypothetically, and significantly, tinker with the NBA 's competitive landscape. Trades and free-agency signings will be our tools for this mission...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 235,776 reads 476 comments

  3. Complete 2016 NBA Finals Matchup Breakdown and Prediction

    It's deja vu for the NBA Finals . After throttling the rest of the Eastern Conference, the Cleveland Cavaliers are within four victories of their first-ever title. Again...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 38,050 reads 223 comments

  4. 5 Keys to Epic Golden State Warriors-Oklahoma City Thunder Game 7

    Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Oklahoma City Thunder is upon us. This is it—for both teams...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 35,889 reads 103 comments

  5. How Much Money Does Your NBA Team Have to Spend in 2016 Free Agency?

    Your favorite NBA team doesn't have as much cap space ahead of free agency as you might think. For now. Tales of offseason grandeur are always in vogue this time of year...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 283,408 reads 261 comments

  6. So Long, Eastern Conference Playoffs: LeBron James Put You Out of Your Misery

    Dear 2016 NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs, So long. Farewell. Auf Wiedersehen. Goodbye. It's been real—real unnecessary...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 98,847 reads 377 comments

  7. OKC Thunder on the Brink of Unprecedented NBA Playoffs Run

    The Oklahoma City Thunder should not be here, up 3-1 on the best-ever Golden State Warriors team, one win away from the NBA Finals. They shouldn't even be in the Western Conference Finals...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 53,225 reads 192 comments

  8. Is It Time to Start Taking Toronto Raptors Seriously?

    Just like that, with a gutsy 105-99 Game 4 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers , the Toronto Raptors have given us a real Eastern Conference Finals. And a reason to believe...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 137,584 reads 508 comments

  9. 5 Teams with the Most Holes to Fill Heading into 2016 NBA Draft

    There isn't a more efficient way for NBA teams to fill gaping roster holes than the annual draft. Five franchises are especially thankful that this year's prospect pageant is just around the corner...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 97,285 reads 231 comments

  10. Will Jeff Hornacek Be Puppet or Puppeteer for Phil Jackson, NY Knicks?

    Give New York Knicks team president Phil Jackson this: The man knows how to cast smokescreens. In what can only be described as a shocking turn of events, the Knicks are just ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 47,509 reads 88 comments

  11. 5 Burning Questions Following the 2016 NBA Draft Lottery

    The NBA 's lottery gods have spoken. The 2016 draft order is set, and the Philadelphia 76ers, owners of the No. 1 pick, have reason to rejoice...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 148,833 reads 253 comments

  12. NBA Draft Lottery 2016: Live Results, Order and Analysis

    It's all over, folks. The 2016 NBA draft lottery results are in. Here is the order for this year's prospect pageant, which will take place on Thursday, June 23: 1. Philadelphia 76ers 2...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 191,863 reads 263 comments

  13. Ranking the Top 50 NBA Free Agents Heading into 2016 Offseason

    If you're an avid fan of NBA free agents being handed large sums of cash, then the 2016 offseason is most definitely for you...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 288,349 reads 292 comments

  14. The Best Blocks of the NBA Playoffs So Far

    There ain't no party like an NBA playoff shot-blocking party. Fortunately for us, the Association's 2016 postseason bracket isn't short on shot-swatting. There are so many, in fact, that we have no choice but to rank the best of the best...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 1,271 reads 0 comments

  15. San Antonio Spurs Must Stop Beating Themselves to Salvage Series vs. OKC Thunder

    Before the San Antonio Spurs even think about climbing out of the 3-2 series hole they dug against the Oklahoma City Thunder , they must first push back against a more pressing opponent...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 88,476 reads 262 comments

  16. NBA Lottery 2016: Which Teams Should Take Brandon Ingram No. 1 over Ben Simmons?

    On Thursday, June 23, sometime after 7 p.m. ET, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will step to the podium at Barclays Center and say: "With the first pick in the 2016 NBA draft, the ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 32,288 reads 78 comments

  17. Thunder Must Be More Than Just Big 3 to Play Ultimate Spoiler to Spurs

    To beat the San Antonio Spurs , reach the Western Conference Finals and genuinely contend for an NBA title during a season in which the championship chase has been diluted down ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 112,385 reads 190 comments

  18. 2016 NBA Free Agents Who Missed the Playoffs, Not the Payday

    Watching the playoffs unfold from home or in the stands as an NBA player is the worst. There are no exceptions. Unless you're about to enter free agency...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 84,824 reads 76 comments

  19. Toronto Raptors Are Running Out of Time to Be Taken Seriously

    The Toronto Raptors entered the NBA playoffs seeking validation. What they have found is more cause for concern and confusion. Two consecutive first-round exits were supposedly behind them...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 22,370 reads 107 comments

  20. Best-Case Scenarios for the Most Needy NBA Teams of the 2016 Offseason

    Some NBA teams need to absolutely, positively, non-negotiably win the 2016 offseason. These squads are not limited only to those that missed the playoffs...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 1,746 reads 0 comments

  21. NBA All-Injury Team, Playoff Edition: How Teams Can Survive Their Fallen Stars

    If you're a fan of healthy impact players, the 2016 NBA playoffs are not for you. Injuries are part of the game, and there are always absences we're left to lament during high-stakes postseason pushes...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 17,673 reads 28 comments

  22. Thunder Enter Series vs. Spurs with Pressure to Win NBA Title at All-Time High

    It is a good thing the Oklahoma City Thunder pulled out a 118-104 Game 5 victory over the Dallas Mavericks to put a bow on their first-round series. Losing wouldn't have pinned them against the ropes...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 65,763 reads 165 comments

  23. Isaiah Thomas, Celtics Keeping NBA Playoff Hopes Alive Amid Adversity

    Isaiah Thomas and the Boston Celtics needed their 111-103 Game 3 victory over the Atlanta Hawks Friday night. Quite obviously, they needed it to avoid the 3-0 grave from which no NBA team has ever escaped...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 13,870 reads 77 comments

  24. Top Offseason Priority for Each NBA Team That Missed 2016 Playoffs

    Has the first round of the NBA playoffs, in all its predictable glory, got you down? Then take a break by living it up with the Association's postseason couch potatoes (aka playoff exclusions)...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 46,851 reads 149 comments

  25. 2016 Free Agents with Best Chance to Drum Up Value During NBA Playoffs

    Every NBA player participating in the 2016 playoff bracket is chasing a championship, but others are also chasing dollar signs. Some soon-to-be free agents don't need the postseason to beef up their resumes...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 1,924 reads 2 comments