1. What James Harden Could Buy with New $200 Million Adidas Contract

    Everything ever is now on James Harden . That's probably been true for a while, but it's especially true now that the Houston Rockets superstar is putting pen to paper on a 13-year, $200 million endorsement deal with Adidas...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 months ago 63,869 reads 153 comments

  2. Tristan Thompson's Contract Standoff Reveals Limits of LeBron James' Leverage

    LeBron James ' leverage over the Cleveland Cavaliers , at least as it pertains to Tristan Thompson's future, is not absolute...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 months ago 200,278 reads 392 comments

  3. Fresh Trade Ideas for Disgruntled Phoenix Suns Forward Markieff Morris

    Don't worry, Markieff Morris . We're here to help get you out of that Phoenix Suns jersey you no longer wish to wear. According to John Gambadoro of Arizona Sports 98...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 months ago 97,856 reads 278 comments

  4. NBA Jam 2015: B/R's Modern Rosters for All 30 Teams

    Is it the shoes? Nah, it's just time to configure NBA Jam lineups for every NBA team. It's also the shoes. First released in 1993 , NBA Jam is a video game icon that continues to stand the test of time...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 months ago 295,075 reads 245 comments

  5. Why the NBA's 'Small Ball' Revolution Isn't What You Think It Is

    You hear it all the time. The NBA is playing smaller and smaller. But is that really true? It's a fair question, one invoked by the league's three-point revolution...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 months ago 50,696 reads 128 comments

  6. The Rajon Rondo Effect: How One Bad Trade Completely Changed 3 NBA Teams

    Through a turbulent stretch spanning less than seven months, Rajon Rondo shifted the long-term fates of three different NBA franchises for better and worse...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 months ago 299,308 reads 239 comments

  7. Adapt or Die: Why Today's NBA Bigs Must Be Like Towns and Porzingis

    Of the many changes the NBA has undergone over the years, none is more evident than the role of big men. Kevin Love, now of the Cleveland Cavaliers, staked his claim to superstardom on the back of his floor-spacing abilities...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 months ago 71,370 reads 238 comments

  8. Limited Time Only: 2015-16 May Be Final Time to See These Awesome NBA Sights

    Certain NBA veterans have dazzled us for years with a trademark move, pass or particular shot. But whereas some of these players will keep their routines alive for many more years, others are approaching the end...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 71,285 reads 122 comments

  9. Matt Barnes Tells DeAndre Jordan He's Going to 'Foul the Beep' Out of Him

    Matt Barnes still likes DeAndre Jordan, even though the two are no longer teammates. But that doesn't mean Barnes won't try to hurt him when the Los Angeles Clippers and Memphis Grizzlies square off next season...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 67,178 reads 123 comments

  10. Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat Keep Evolving Together in Order to Breed Success

    The Miami Heat have taken many shapes over the years, changing their roster makeup on both deliberate and involuntary whims with, for the most part, the frequency of a franchise ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 96,635 reads 275 comments

  11. NBA Backups Who Will Be Better Than Their Starting Counterparts Next Season

    What happens when certain NBA backups are on course to be better than the players they're backing up next season? This slideshow. Members of NBA second units are typically considered inferior to those whom they spell...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 62,386 reads 44 comments

  12. Which Fallen NBA Point Guard Has Best Shot at Redemption in 2015-16?

    Stardom is a fluid concept in the NBA . It is seldom forever. Retaining the label becomes harder, for most, with age. When it's lost, it's difficult to regain...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 118,748 reads 468 comments

  13. DeAndre Jordan Now Shares Burden of Winning for Los Angeles Clippers

    Few could have predicted DeAndre Jordan 's free-agent dalliance with the Dallas Mavericks —real as tales of almost come—would end with his shouldering more responsibility ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 22,595 reads 125 comments

  14. Denver Nuggets Turn to the Emmanuel Mudiay Era After Dealing Ty Lawson

    In trading Ty Lawson to the Houston Rockets , the Denver Nuggets aren't sending a message so much as confirming what was already inevitable: This is Emmanuel Mudiay's team now...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 62,150 reads 219 comments

  15. Maurice Ndour Has Chance to Carve Role with New York Knicks

    Maurice Ndour's feel-good tenure with the New York Knicks doesn't have to end with the NBA 's Las Vegas Summer League. The same cannot be said of others like Ndour. Dark-horse success stories are part and parcel of every summer-league installment.

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 42,561 reads 152 comments

  16. Crowded NBA Western Conference Is Just a 4-Team Race

    Apologies are in order for 11 of the NBA 's Western Conference teams. Try as they might to keep up with the hustle and bustle of another brutally built title chase in 2015-16, they just won't...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 190,763 reads 762 comments

  17. Predicting Which NBA Teams Will Have Biggest Win Increases in 2015-16

    Improvement remains everything in the what-have-you-done-for-me-lately NBA , and the best way to measure team growth on a year-to-year basis is through win totals. Per-game stats are good...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 88,286 reads 388 comments

  18. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Las Vegas Summer League Day 7

    Bracket-style basketball rolled on at the NBA 's Las Vegas Summer League on Thursday, and oh, what a day it became. Sixteen teams were in action for Day 7 of the Vegas festivities...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 39,343 reads 45 comments

  19. Dallas Mavericks Must Take New Approach in Next-Era Rebuild

    Ever since winning their lone NBA championship in 2011, the Dallas Mavericks have trafficked in moral victories, tethering their immediate fate to contingency plans designed to preserve aggressive free-agency intentions...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 11,446 reads 31 comments

  20. Denver Nuggets Must Get Creative to Trade Ty Lawson by Opening Night

    If the Denver Nuggets are actually going to trade rumor-riddled franchise point guard Ty Lawson before the 2015-16 season tips off, they'll need to get creative...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 65,165 reads 271 comments

  21. The 5 NBA Trade Candidates Who Have to Move Before the Offseason Ends

    Let's not waste time beating around the bush: Certain NBA trade candidates just need to go. Like, right now...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 262,086 reads 302 comments

  22. New York Knicks Fail to Steal NBA's Offseason, and That's OK

    When the New York Knicks look back on the NBA 's 2015 offseason, they will not be treated to a nostalgic reel commemorating a summer's worth of unparalleled success...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 26,831 reads 55 comments

  23. Joel Embiid's Injury Won't Set Back the Philadelphia 76ers' Long-Term Plan

    Years from now, Joel Embiid 's latest setback could mean any number of things to the Philadelphia 76ers ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 36,062 reads 169 comments

  24. 7 Burning Questions That Demand Answers During the 2015 NBA Offseason

    At the end of every NBA free-agency bender, there is always a brief lull, followed almost instantaneously by the realization that there are still pressing questions to answer. These questions can pertain to anything...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 49,201 reads 103 comments

  25. Draymond Green Has Hilarious Retort to Kyrie Irving: 'I'd Be Anthony Davis'

    Guess what, Kyrie Irving ? Draymond Green can speak in impossible hypotheticals , too. During an appearance on The Big Podcast with Shaquille O'Neal , Irving ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 114,764 reads 338 comments