1. 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 71,367 reads 238 comments

  2. 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 6 months ago 71,284 reads 122 comments

  3. 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 6 months ago 67,177 reads 123 comments

  4. 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 6 months ago 96,635 reads 275 comments

  5. 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 6 months ago 62,384 reads 44 comments

  6. 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 6 months ago 118,748 reads 468 comments

  7. 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

  8. 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 62,149 reads 219 comments

  9. 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

  10. 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 190,762 reads 762 comments

  11. 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 88,284 reads 388 comments

  12. 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 39,340 reads 45 comments

  13. 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 11,445 reads 31 comments

  14. 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 65,163 reads 271 comments

  15. 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 262,081 reads 302 comments

  16. 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 26,829 reads 55 comments

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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 114,755 reads 338 comments

  20. Deron Williams Buyout Makes Sense for Nets, Mavs, Everyone

    Deron Williams , the Brooklyn Nets and the Dallas Mavericks are helping each other out. There's a sentence you probably didn't think you'd read this side of 2012. David Aldridge of NBA ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 69,084 reads 157 comments

  21. Manu Ginobili's Legacy About Much More Than San Antonio Spurs' Success

    There is more to Manu Ginobili 's NBA legend than the collective success of the San Antonio Spurs . And that legend isn't over just yet...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 53,276 reads 51 comments

  22. NBA Summer League 2015: Top Takeaways from Thursday

    Six days deep into the NBA 's summer-league slate, one thing is becoming unmistakably clear: Even in July, weeks after its season has officially ended, the Association still has juice...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 42,804 reads 88 comments

  23. Enes Kanter's Max Offer Sheet a Head-Scratching Move for Portland Trail Blazers

    On a scale of "puzzling" to "totally confusing," the Portland Trail Blazers ' handing Enes Kanter a max offer sheet ranks as wholly and inexplicably baffling. And yet, according to NBA ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 50,800 reads 114 comments

  24. Kristaps Porzingis Reveals Phil Jackson's Long-Term Vision to Rebuild NY Knicks

    Across the NBA landscape, even the most unbridled optimists do not foresee a scenario in which Kristaps Porzingis immediately helps the New York Knicks climb out of the cellar...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 47,765 reads 180 comments

  25. Pat Riley's Throne: How the NBA's Godfather Keeps Winning with the Miami Heat

    Pat Riley is not one for losing. Some might even call him a sore winner. He is never complacent, never completely at ease. Satisfaction is a fleeting feeling...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 58,164 reads 233 comments