1. How Los Angeles Lakers Can Go from Long Shots to Favorites for Carmelo Anthony

    Somehow, someway, the Los Angeles Lakers have been flying under the radar in their pursuit of superstar free agent Carmelo Anthony . Part of their understated status is self-inflicted...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 18,379 reads 71 comments

  2. Why Isaiah Thomas Is a Real Threat to Bolt Sacramento Kings in Free Agency

    As Darren Collison 's time with the Sacramento Kings begins, Isaiah Thomas ' Sactown reign may be drawing to a close...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 15,152 reads 48 comments

  3. San Antonio Spurs Make Most Sense of Any Contender for Pau Gasol in Free Agency

    After two years of injuries and systematic struggles, Pau Gasol stands before the NBA , a highly sought, title-thirsty free agent who would be wise to start doodling the San Antonio Spurs ' logo inside tiny yet intricate hearts...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 30,030 reads 111 comments

  4. Will Rajon Rondo Be the Next Superstar to Hit the 2014 NBA Trade Block?

    Rajon Rondo is to the NBA 's trade-rumor mill what Rob Gronkowski is to the sleeveless-shirt industry : invaluable...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 28,230 reads 142 comments

  5. Toronto Raptors Can't Afford to Let Kyle Lowry Get Away in Free Agency

    Kyle Lowry is irreplaceable for the Toronto Raptors . Surveying the free-agency landscape and looking at Toronto's cap situation , there are no other options for the Raptors to run down—nothing and no one promising them what Lowry can...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 3,055 reads 12 comments

  6. Can Lionel Hollins Be Steadying Force Brooklyn Nets Desperately Need?

    This time around, the Brooklyn Nets got their guy. The right guy. The team announced on Wednesday that Lionel Hollins and the Nets have officially reached an agreement ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 4,749 reads 23 comments

  7. Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh Taking Discounts Is All About LeBron James

    Money cannot be grown on trees, yet if it meant keeping LeBron James with the Miami Heat , Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade would surely try. Free agency is about one man in Miami...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 21,052 reads 96 comments

  8. Boston Celtics Taking Big Gamble with Avery Bradley's New Contract

    Guards are getting expensive. The Boston Celtics have hashed out the terms of a new contract with restricted free agent Avery Bradley that's going to make the combo guard very, ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 6,168 reads 44 comments

  9. Would Carmelo Anthony, Pau Gasol Pairing Extend Kobe Bryant's Title Window?

    All roads to Kobe Bryant 's sixth NBA championship lead through someone other than the Black Mamba himself...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 21,424 reads 180 comments

  10. 6 Restricted Free Agents Who Could Be on New NBA Teams in 2014-15

    Restricted free agents matter, too. LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony aren't restricted free agents; nor are Chris Bosh and Luol Deng . They are unrestricted free agents...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 74,485 reads 136 comments

  11. Jason Kidd Joining Bucks Puts Brooklyn Nets' Title Hopes on Life Support

    Jason Kidd jilted the Brooklyn Nets , leaving amid a haze of controversy and disaffection, fracturing relationships, cheapening a coaching legacy in its infancy and, more importantly, kibbling already infirm title hopes...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 1,318 reads 12 comments

  12. Could Chandler Parsons Be the Key to Houston Rockets Acquiring Kevin Love?

    Chandler Parsons may be more than just a burgeoning NBA player that spends his free time promoting the benefits of wandering this Earth shirtless. He could now also be the Houston Rockets ' ticket to another superstar, namely Kevin Love ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 9,654 reads 36 comments

  13. It's Carmelo Anthony or Nothing for Chicago Bulls' Offseason

    When the 2014 NBA offseason is finally put to bed, the Chicago Bulls will remember it as the summer they collared Carmelo Anthony —or the one during which they didn't...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 36,350 reads 147 comments

  14. Are Utah Jazz Making Right Call by Reportedly Keeping Gordon Hayward?

    Gordon Hayward is going to get it's-raining-hundy-sticks paid this offseason, and despite spirited speculation to the contrary, he'll most likely be showering with Benjamins on the Utah Jazz ' dime...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 13,139 reads 100 comments

  15. Can Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol Lure Carmelo Anthony to Los Angeles Lakers?

    Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers have eyes on Pau Gasol , which they're hoping is enough for Carmelo Anthony to have eyes on them...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 15,159 reads 53 comments

  16. Los Angeles Lakers Poised to Be Major Players in 2014 Free-Agent Market

    Returning to contention may not take as long as the Los Angeles Lakers thought. Injuries and insufficient talent left the Lakers gasping for air in 2013-14, their playoff hopes dashed and their season lost...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 87,942 reads 283 comments

  17. Are Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh Enough for the Miami Heat to Rebuild?

    Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade are facing an unfamiliar predicament as the Miami Heat wait on pins and needles for LeBron James ' free-agency decision: the possibility of playing ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 28,343 reads 137 comments

  18. GM Mitch Kupchak: Los Angeles Lakers Prepared to 'Go All Out' in Free Agency

    Sit tight, Los Angeles Lakers fans, because your team sure isn't. Anyone who thought the Lakers would play it safe during free agency and bide their time until next summer was apparently wrong...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 39,948 reads 254 comments

  19. Dwyane Wade's Decision Dictates LeBron James' Future with Miami Heat

    Sets upon sets upon sets of eyes are fixated on LeBron James as he gears up for free agency, when, really, more looks should be directed toward Dwyane Wade , who will be the ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 85,388 reads 111 comments

  20. Are Houston Rockets Now the Leaders to Sign Carmelo Anthony in Free Agency?

    Carmelo Anthony has a not-so-secret admirer in the Houston Rockets . Perhaps a new home, too. Adrian Wojnaorwski of Yahoo Sports previously reported that Anthony ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 39,867 reads 170 comments

  21. Is Arron Afflalo Trade Just Stepping Stone to Kevin Love for Denver Nuggets?

    Say hello to the Denver Nuggets , Kevin Love. They really, really like you and, by acquiring Arron Afflalo from the Orlando Magic , are officially wearing their intentions on their sleeve...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 24,150 reads 45 comments

  22. Houston Rockets Positioning Themselves to Be Major Player for LeBron James

    Free agency hasn't officially started, but the NBA -wide race for LeBron James is already on. And the Houston Rockets may be winning. When James decided to opt out of his contract with the Miami Heat , he created a stir...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 6,515 reads 30 comments

  23. Pros and Cons of Los Angeles Lakers Pursuing Carmelo Anthony in Free Agency

    Carmelo Anthony and the Los Angeles Lakers just can't seem to get enough of one another. For over a year, the Lakers' purported interest in signing Anthony as a free agent has been been on again, then off again...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 16,209 reads 96 comments

  24. Do Lakers or Heat Have Better Shot at LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony Pairing?

    Summer in the NBA is a time for reflection, improvement and—for certain teams—a time to embrace dreams of the pipe persuasion...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 28,485 reads 140 comments

  25. How Every Team Interested in LeBron James Can Land Him in Free Agency

    Welcome to The Decision, Part II. This is not a drill. LeBron James ' agent, Rich Paul, informed the Miami Heat that the four-time MVP will be exercising his early termination option, according to ESPN The Magazine 's Chris Broussard ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 114,289 reads 380 comments