1. 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 47,768 reads 180 comments

  2. 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 58,170 reads 233 comments

  3. Best Potential Trade Packages and Destinations for Phoenix Suns' Markieff Morris

    Markieff Morris and the Phoenix Suns are at a crossroads, and it looks more and more like they'll opt to travel in completely different directions...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 21,469 reads 45 comments

  4. Best Potential Trade Packages and Destinations for L.A. Clippers' Jamal Crawford

    In the aftermath of DeAndre Jordan's decision to sign with the Dallas Mavericks , it looks like Jamal Crawford will become collateral damage as the Los Angeles Clippers ' attempt to balance out their roster...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 225,440 reads 264 comments

  5. 5 NBA Teams in Prime Position to Make a Blockbuster Trade This Offseason

    As the NBA 's frenetic free-agency period slows to a gradual halt, the unofficial "Let's make a blockbuster trade" season is set to begin. You know the time of year we're talking about...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 164,300 reads 252 comments

  6. Kyrie Irving: Cavaliers Would've Beaten Warriors in NBA Finals If Healthy

    Kyrie Irving and Cleveland Cavaliers head coach David Blatt drink from the same water bottle. Blatt made some waves at a business conference in Israel when he declared that ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 155,155 reads 921 comments

  7. Detroit Pistons Taking Huge Leap of Faith with Reggie Jackson's Max Contract

    Reggie Jackson has never been less of a sure thing for the Detroit Pistons . When he first arrived midway through the 2014-15 campaign, still on his rookie deal, he was risky enough...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 12,541 reads 77 comments

  8. David Blatt Boldly Predicts Cavs Championship, Compares LeBron to Moses

    David Blatt wants you know two things: The Cleveland Cavaliers are going to win the 2016 NBA title, and LeBron James is a basketball prophet. Allow me to explain...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 132,834 reads 675 comments

  9. Cavaliers Banking on Iman Shumpert's Development as Role Player Extraordinaire

    Iman Shumpert 's new contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers has nothing to do with the player he is now. It has everything to do with the player Cleveland is banking on him to become later...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 20,697 reads 34 comments

  10. Wes Matthews Can't Be All There Is to Dallas Mavericks' 2015 NBA Free-Agency Run

    Wesley Matthews needs to be the beginning of something for the Dallas Mavericks . Not one hour into Day 3 of the NBA 's free-agency frenzy, the 28-year-old shooting guard reached ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 28,584 reads 81 comments

  11. Everything You Need to Know from Day 2 of 2015 NBA Free Agency

    Day 1 of the NBA 's free-agency period was utter chaos, with deals flying left and right. Trades were made, billions of dollars were spent and the basketball world struggled to keep up with the breakneck pace...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 71,785 reads 187 comments

  12. Khris Middleton's New Contract Shows Brand-New Value of 3-and-D in Today's NBA

    Khris Middleton 's new contract with the Milwaukee Bucks is a sign of things to come for the NBA 's imperceptibly deep well of three-and-D talent. A really, really, ridiculously good sign...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 11,687 reads 63 comments

  13. Miami Heat Could Survive Without Dwyane Wade, Even If It's Better to Keep Him

    Dwyane Wade is the Miami Heat . Over the last 12 years, the idea of him wearing another jersey has surpassed unfathomable. Until now…s ort of...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 6,624 reads 10 comments

  14. Can L.A. Lakers Land Both LaMarcus Aldridge and DeAndre Jordan in Free Agency?

    When it comes to courting free-agent superstars, the Los Angeles Lakers abide by a simple yet decisive precept: Why choose? LaMarcus Aldridge and DeAndre Jordan, both unrestricted free agents, are on the Lakers' radar...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 12,522 reads 12 comments

  15. 5 Trade Packages and Destinations for Indiana Pacers Center Roy Hibbert

    Roy Hibbert won't be a free agent until 2016, and yet he may have already played his last game for the Indiana Pacers . After opting into the final year of his contract, Hibbert is now being dangled in trade talks, according to ESPN...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 35,358 reads 64 comments

  16. The Biggest Sleeper Targets on the 2015 NBA Free-Agent Market

    Sit down, LaMarcus Aldridge . Stop hogging the spotlight, Marc Gasol . Sorry, DeAndre Jordan, we'll get to you later. This space is not for the NBA 's superstar free agents...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 57,112 reads 99 comments

  17. Biggest Threats to Sign the Top 10 Free Agents in the 2015 NBA Offseason

    NBA free agency would be nothing without outside suitors looking to poach top-tier talent from rival teams. Competition is the entire point of the free-agency process...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 143,769 reads 230 comments

  18. NBA Free Agents 2015: Predictions for Top 20 Names on the Market

    Goodbye, NBA draft. It's been real and fun, sometimes even real fun. But it's now free agency's turn to steal the show with rumors, big names and, most importantly, player movement...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 488,225 reads 657 comments

  19. Best Free-Agent Landing Spots for LaMarcus Aldridge During 2015 Offseason

    LaMarcus Aldridge 's foray into free agency is taking on new meaning. He is no longer preparing to stay put. He's looking for a new home...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 94,803 reads 225 comments

  20. New York Knicks Under Immense Pressure to Prove Kristaps Porzingis Is Right Pick

    With the fourth pick in the 2015 NBA draft, the New York Knicks selected Kristaps Porzingis out of Latvia, ending a weeks-long debate that cycled through rumors, prospects and skepticism like toothpicks...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 153,694 reads 384 comments

  21. Cooking Up Last-Minute Trades Before the 2015 NBA Draft

    With the NBA 's June 25 draft almost here, it's high time we scamper into the kitchen and fry up some last-minute trade scenarios...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 245,925 reads 410 comments

  22. Best Potential Trade Scenarios, Packages and Landing Spots for Rudy Gay

    DeMarcus Cousins needn't feel lonely on the Sacramento Kings ' chopping block. Rudy Gay is there, among the trade-rumor craze, to keep him company...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 74,619 reads 129 comments

  23. The Problem with Kevin Love and Cavaliers Parting Ways in 2015 Free Agency

    Those waiting for Kevin Love and the Cleveland Cavaliers to go their separate ways in free agency this summer might want to take up knitting, birdhouse-building, high-stakes shuffleboard or some other time-consuming hobby...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 16,751 reads 19 comments

  24. All Eyes Are on Sam Hinkie's Philadelphia 76ers Entering the 2015 NBA Draft

    What the Philadelphia 76ers lack in playoff hopes, they make up for in draft-day power. This isn't about the five second-round picks general manager Sam Hinkie has accumulated...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 45,921 reads 177 comments

  25. Where Is the Better Long-Term Home for Marc Gasol: San Antonio or Memphis?

    When the 2015-16 NBA season rolls around, Marc Gasol will be entering his eighth go-round in the Association, and he will do so while representing one of two teams: his own Memphis Grizzlies or the San Antonio Spurs...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 52,590 reads 142 comments