1. Why Must Knicks Choose Between Carmelo Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis?

    Building around Carmelo Anthony and engineering a future around rookie Kristaps Porzingis do not need to be mutually exclusive agendas for the New York Knicks . So why pretend otherwise? Anthony's no-trade clause, on top of the $101...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 31,484 reads 72 comments

  2. Is LeBron James Right: Can Kevin Durant Break NBA's All-Time Scoring Record?

    Barely 27 years old, with a shooting stroke for the ages, Kevin Durant 's journey up the NBA 's scoring ladder is far from over. It is also without limits, according to LeBron James ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 45,791 reads 180 comments

  3. 2015's All-NBA Disappointment Team

    There is no All- NBA team for the league's crop of prominent disappointments. So, let's make one. We'll remain entirely objective in making our selections, following the same ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 95,783 reads 105 comments

  4. NBA Meme Mania: New Year's Resolution Edition

    New Year's resolutions are boring. Unless they're NBA related and come in the form of memes. Knowing this, we clearly need to bring back NBA #MemeMania for Round 3, before the calendar turns to 2016...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 55,133 reads 58 comments

  5. Rating the Best Highlights of the 2015-16 NBA Season's 2nd Month

    December is a month for giving, and this year, the NBA 's highlight factory has not disappointed with its generosity. Past parameters will apply when singling out the most drool-generating clips from the second month of the 2015-16 campaign...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 1,610 reads 1 comments

  6. 8 Biggest Storylines of the 2015 NBA Calendar Year

    Here we come, 2016 NBA basketball. But not before we bid a proper farewell to 2015 and all the conversational fodder it bestowed upon us. Boiling down an entire year into just a few happenings is difficult...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 9,414 reads 48 comments

  7. Is the Future of the NBA's Center Position in Good Hands?

    The future of the NBA 's center position is shrouded in more mystery than any of its counterparts. While the power forward slot has been home to more of a functional face-lift , the 5 spot is unique in its apparent expendability ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 48,170 reads 144 comments

  8. Best and Worst Contracts in the NBA Right Now

    Not all NBA contracts are structured equally. Or, for that matter, wisely. Player salaries are a cornerstone of professional sporting debates, and the question of who's overpaid and who's underpaid is an unending one...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 31,986 reads 73 comments

  9. Surging Pistons Here to Stay in Tight Race Out East and Tuesday NBA Takeaways

    If it wasn't abundantly apparent before a 93-92 victory over the Miami Heat, it was crystal-clear afterward: The Detroit Pistons are coming for the rest of the Eastern Conference...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 36,184 reads 130 comments

  10. We May Never Know How Good the 2015-16 Golden State Warriors Really Are

    When the Golden State Warriors close out the 2015-16 season, having inevitably surpassed the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls as the best team in NBA history, there should be an italicized asterisk next to their name, followed by a brief explanation...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 53,788 reads 81 comments

  11. The Future of the NBA's Stacked Power Forward Position Looks Brighter Than Ever

    Talent and volume. The NBA 's power forward ranks have them both. This is neither a forced spin nor a matter of debate. It's a fact. But will it remain a fact? As the NBA has evolved, so too have the roles at every position...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 45,174 reads 90 comments

  12. OKC Thunder Are Still Improving, Which Should Terrify NBA's Top Contenders

    At a time when the NBA unequivocally belongs to the Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs , the Oklahoma City Thunder are knocking at the door of partial ownership, feverishly trying to wedge their way into a tier presumed out of reach...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 64,218 reads 257 comments

  13. Kevin Durant and LeBron James: A Rivalry No More

    Battles between LeBron James and Kevin Durant just aren't the same. When the Cleveland Cavaliers play host to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night, it will mark the ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 91,399 reads 211 comments

  14. Predicting NBA All-Star Rosters After 1st Quarter of 2015-16 Season

    It's never too early to talk NBA All-Star rosters. So...let's talk NBA All-Star rosters! The Association's regular season is old enough to estimate who will partake in the 2016 exhibition affair in Toronto on February 14...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 131,132 reads 383 comments

  15. Just How High Is Kristaps Porzingis' Ceiling?

    Initially considered a marathon, the race to map the future of New York Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis has instead become a mad scramble—this categorical clutter of parroted ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 58,366 reads 156 comments

  16. Free Trade: NBA Deals to Consider at Quarter Mark of 2015-16 Season

    Did someone sound the NBA 's trade-season gong? There is a growing sense of purpose emanating out of the league's rumor mills these days. General managers have undoubtedly circled the imminent, and infamous, Dec...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 84,551 reads 78 comments

  17. Is Stephen Curry Having the Best Individual Season in NBA History?

    Stephen Curry is having the kind of season that doesn't feel real. It's difficult to explain, let alone understand. The NBA , quite simply, has never seen anything like it—or anyone like him...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 54,395 reads 142 comments

  18. Should ROY Candidate Karl-Anthony Towns Be an NBA All-Star Too?

    In dominating Rookie of the Year discussions, Minnesota Timberwolves newbie Karl-Anthony Towns has simultaneously, if unofficially, inserted himself into the NBA 's pool of potential All-Stars...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 26,708 reads 56 comments

  19. NBA Players Who Have Reinvented Themselves This Season

    Rarely is it acceptable for NBA stars to stay the same. Most of the league's luminaries are expected to improve from season to season...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 117,239 reads 75 comments

  20. Ranking the Most Attractive Trade Targets in the NBA

    Answer: Eggnog and the unofficial beginning of the NBA 's trade season. Question: What are two things synonymous with the month of December? Most players who signed contracts and extensions over the offseason become legal trade bait beginning Dec...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 115,551 reads 150 comments

  21. Predicting the Next Wave of Future Max-Contract NBA Stars

    Get your checkbooks ready, general managers and team owners. The NBA 's next batch of max-contract superstuds is here. Cash will be gift-wrapped over the next two summers as the league enjoys a series of cap eruptions...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 90,509 reads 116 comments

  22. The Future of the NBA's Small Forward Position Is in Very Good Hands

    If there's a position that has rivaled the importance and volume of the point guard pool in recent years, it's the NBA 's small forward platoon. Five of the last seven MVP awards have been handed to those who predominantly play the 3...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 15,007 reads 83 comments

  23. 2015 NBA Rookie Class Has Chance to Be Better Than Storied 2003 Draft

    In July 2013, more than a year before he would make his NBA debut, Andrew Wiggins was preparing for a one-season layover at Kansas —his status as the nation's top professional ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 80,660 reads 144 comments

  24. NBA Blockbuster Trades That Should Happen During 2015-16 Season

    What would happen if we were given the power to broker any blockbuster trade on any NBA team's behalf? Let's find out. Trade season is about to get underway in the Association...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 160,840 reads 217 comments

  25. Will Golden State Warriors Have More Wins Than Philadelphia 76ers Have Losses?

    The Golden State Warriors are good at being great. The Philadelphia 76ers are good at being terrible. But which team is better at owning its respective niche? It's recently become difficult to overstate Golden State's dominance...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 18,006 reads 38 comments