1. LeBron James Exercising Massive Leverage by Opting out with Miami Heat

    Mighty is the sword LeBron James has pointed at the Miami Heat . The four-time MVP and two-time NBA champion has decided to exercise his immeasurable leverage and enter free ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 7,847 reads 43 comments

  2. Report: Sacramento Kings Fielding Multiple Trade Offers for No. 8 Draft Pick

    At least three NBA teams want what the Sacramento Kings have. Sources told ESPN.com's Andy Katz that the Kings are "fielding offers" from "three teams" for the eighth overall pick in Thursday's draft...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 24,332 reads 118 comments

  3. 2014 NBA Draft: Expert Predictions from Around the Web

    It's almost here. Months of wondering, pining and mock drafting have all been leading up to this: The actual 2014 NBA draft. On Thursday, June 26, fans will watch with bated breath as certain teams' futures unfold right before their eyes...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 34,818 reads 85 comments

  4. Pros and Cons of Cleveland Cavaliers Selecting Jabari Parker No. 1 in 2014 Draft

    Jabari Parker , welcome to Cleveland. Hypothetically speaking, of course. In the wake of Joel Embiid 's foot injury—which will keep him sidelined for at least four months, ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 12,770 reads 89 comments

  5. Chicago Bulls Going All-In for Carmelo Anthony Would Be Massive Mistake

    Too many strings are attached to the Chicago Bulls ' pursuit of Carmelo Anthony for it to be anything more than an idea that's better in theory than practice. Sense of it can be made on the surface...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 2,802 reads 22 comments

  6. Milwaukee Bucks Co-Owner Rules Out Drafting Joel Embiid with No. 2 Pick

    Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Marc Lasry isn't a man of mystery; he is a man of wholesale honesty. Speaking to the Milwaukee Press Club Monday morning, Lasry tipped the Bucks' draft-night hand, per Charles F...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 46,880 reads 109 comments

  7. Report: Aaron Gordon Expected to Go in Top 8 of 2014 NBA Draft

    Hopefully the Charlotte Hornets don't intend to select Aaron Gordon in the 2014 NBA draft, because he won't be there when they're on the clock at No. 9. League sources told Yahoo Sports' Marc J...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 664 reads 2 comments

  8. Breaking Down How the Golden State Warriors Can Complete Kevin Love Trade

    Opportunity is knocking at the Golden State Warriors ' door, and it comes bearing Love. Kevin Love , to be more specific. Ahead of the 2014 NBA draft, Marc Stein of ESPN...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 31,010 reads 115 comments

  9. Breaking Down How the Chicago Bulls Can Land Carmelo Anthony

    Carmelo Anthony and the Chicago Bulls have been dancing around and toward each other for months. Can't they just hug and embark on a championship journey together already? Not quite...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 39,116 reads 220 comments

  10. How New York Knicks Can Survive If Carmelo Anthony Leaves in Free Agency

    Brace yourselves: The New York Knicks have officially entered survival mode now that Carmelo Anthony has decided to become a free agent. Shocked? Betrayed? Confused? Of course you aren't...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 67,869 reads 313 comments

  11. What LeBron James Joining Houston Rockets Would Mean for the Rest of the NBA

    LeBron James has the power to change everything and everyone in the NBA . Again. This time as a member of the Houston Rockets . The Chosen One has the ability to become a free agent this summer...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 158,142 reads 646 comments

  12. Could San Antonio Spurs Become a Top NBA Free-Agent Destination?

    Star free agents rarely seek out the San Antonio Spurs , who are seldom looking for quick and flashy fixes. Another NBA championship later, this could change. Success appeals to superstars, and the Spurs are certainly successful...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 18,577 reads 53 comments

  13. Derrick Rose or Kobe Bryant: Who Has More Riding on 2014 NBA Comeback Season?

    Following a 2013-14 season lost to injury and individual disappointment, Kobe Bryant and Derrick Rose are preparing for long-awaited comebacks, returning to different coasts, facing identical pressures...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 43,795 reads 248 comments

  14. 7 NBA Players Who Stand to Benefit from Quiet 2014 Free Agency

    Quiet NBA free-agency periods have a way of making consolation prizes very, very rich. Names like LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and Chris Bosh dominate free-agency headlines—and for good reason...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 16,232 reads 40 comments

  15. Which NBA Team Has Best Shot at Pairing LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony?

    Dare to dream, proponents of a LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony pairing— provided you support the right NBA team, that is...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 72,025 reads 188 comments

  16. Breaking Down Why Kyle Lowry Is Unlikely to Join Miami Heat in Free Agency

    Tread carefully, hoops heads. With the NBA Finals in the rear view and free agency in sight, now's a time for reflection, regret or comfort and promising scenarios that gate the line of outer-space-teaparties implausible...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 24,365 reads 90 comments

  17. Why the NBA Draft Is so Important to Small-Market Teams

    All NBA draft war rooms are not created equal. Some of them may be nonchalant. In the New York Knicks' case, they don't exist...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 10,629 reads 16 comments

  18. Why LeBron James' Free-Agent Decision Will Dictate 2014 NBA Free Agency

    The NBA world, as it has a tendency to do, is once again waiting on LeBron James . This was unavoidable. Win or lose against the San Antonio Spurs , James would be able to opt out of his contract; he would have a free-agency decision to make...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 35,096 reads 87 comments

  19. Dwight Howard Talks Rockets Adding 3rd Superstar, Free Agency and Future

    Dwight Howard has a message for all the star NBA free agents: Do what's best for you. And join the Houston Rockets ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 27,856 reads 240 comments

  20. Has Tim Duncan Surpassed Kobe Bryant as Generation's Best Superstar?

    Five NBA titles later, Tim Duncan is still quiet as ever, preferring to score, rebound, defend and dominate in peace, the occasional crazy eyes and half-smile remaining the only evidence that he feels at all...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 97,187 reads 942 comments

  21. Philadelphia 76ers Can't Afford to Pass Up Chance to Draft Andrew Wiggins

    Andrew Wiggins is the ideal draft prospect for the Philadelphia 76ers , though his potential arrival remains tightly bound to them embracing three words: Whatever it takes. Once the unquestioned No...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 6,046 reads 23 comments

  22. Chicago Bulls Trading Joakim Noah Would Be Massive Mistake

    There is a limit to how far the Chicago Bulls should go to transform their roster this summer. Joakim Noah is that limit...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 9,669 reads 91 comments

  23. Breaking Down How Houston Rockets Can Land Carmelo Anthony

    All eyes are on Carmelo Anthony as NBA free agency approaches, and in turn, his eyes are reportedly on the Houston Rockets ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 37,787 reads 182 comments

  24. San Antonio Spurs Squash Myth Depth Doesn't Matter with Dominant Finals Run

    Depth drubs star power more than the NBA 's makeup suggests. Superteams —actual, work in progresses or outright phonies—crop up like hipsters at a "How To Love and Hate Things Ironically" convention...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 2,822 reads 6 comments

  25. Blaming LeBron James for Miami Heat NBA Finals Loss Misses the Mark

    Trolls come, but they never go — a life lesson LeBron James has learned time after time during his 11-year career, and one he's being schooled in again following the Miami Heat 's 2014 NBA Finals collapse...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 5,182 reads 29 comments