1. Marcus Smart: 'I Feel Like It Would Be a Perfect Fit' with Los Angeles Lakers

    Marcus Smart believes he would look good in Los Angeles Lakers purple and gold. Oh, and their rotation. He thinks he would be a great fit there too...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 24,090 reads 166 comments

  2. Report: Houston Rockets 'Determined' to Clear Cap Space to Land Third Star

    Two stars aren't enough for the Houston Rockets . They want three. After much debate, the Rockets have decided to decline their team option on Chandler Parsons, according to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 66,154 reads 238 comments

  3. Cleveland Cavaliers Should Be in No Rush with Kyrie Irving Extension

    Putting off until next summer what can be done this summer isn't always a bad thing. Especially if you're the Cleveland Cavaliers . And especially if you're talking about Kyrie Irving 's contract extension...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 4,505 reads 47 comments

  4. LeBron James on NBA Finals: 'If I Had Any More Motivation, I'd Burst'

    Poking or prodding LeBron James is dangerous business these days. He might explode. Each and every time James has prepped for one of his four previous NBA Finals appearances, motivation has been a point of issue...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 43,910 reads 342 comments

  5. Why Is Kevin Love Getting a Free Pass in Midst of Trade Demands?

    Kevin Love isn't getting the Dwight Howard treatment. He isn't enduring the same criticism as Carmelo Anthony. Chris Paul received more flack for orchestrating his escape from New Orleans...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 9,499 reads 68 comments

  6. Is Derek Fisher the Coach Phil Jackson Needs to Turn Around New York Knicks?

    Though soaked in controversy, the premise of the New York Knicks ' coaching search is simple: Phil Jackson is looking for a protege. Steve Kerr was initially supposed to be New York's pseudo Zen Master, but plans change...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 870 reads 1 comments

  7. Report: Minnesota Timberwolves Privately Preparing for Kevin Love Trade

    Kevin Love is privately hoping that the Minnesota Timberwolves are privately preparing to retract their not-so-private words...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 8,900 reads 55 comments

  8. Pros and Cons of Carmelo Anthony Opting-In with New York Knicks in 2014-15

    Like the New York Knicks haven't already asked enough of Carmelo Anthony . Less than two months ago, Anthony was barreling toward free agency with the Knicks on his back, fighting ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 14,207 reads 39 comments

  9. Tim Duncan Is the Best Power Forward of All Time, and It's Not Close

    Gravy. That's all Tim Duncan 's fifth NBA championship would be: gravy. The cherry atop his already cherry-topped sundae. He doesn't need it, but he'll be happy it's there—like a pair of fat pants, if you will...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 14,021 reads 69 comments

  10. Dwyane Wade's Legacy Can No Longer Be Overlooked Entering 2014 NBA Finals

    There is more to the 2014 NBA Finals than LeBron James and Tim Duncan. There is more to them than the Miami Heat 's quest for a three-peat...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 26,972 reads 174 comments

  11. Frank Vogel Confirms He'll Return as Indiana Pacers Head Coach Next Season

    Frank Vogel isn't going anywhere. Speculation regarding Vogel's job security took a turn for the ugly in recent weeks, courtesy of the Indiana Pacers ' frightful downturn...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 3,370 reads 29 comments

  12. Does LeBron James or Tim Duncan Have More on the Line in 2014 NBA Finals?

    Pressure is a familiar bedfellow for LeBron James and Tim Duncan. Nary a year goes by without them facing questions and being pressed for answers that have more to do with their future than the present...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 20,906 reads 140 comments

  13. Russell Westbrook's Impressive Playoff Run Shows He's Ready to Take Next Step

    Russell Westbrook is going places. Just not the NBA Finals. And that's OK. There were vexing moments like usual throughout the playoffs—trenchant reminders that highlighted ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 12,807 reads 111 comments

  14. Best Potential Trade Packages, Scenarios and Landing Spots for Roy Hibbert

    Roy Hibbert has officially gone from NBA Defensive Player of the Year candidate, to awkward on-court liability, to potential trade fodder for the Indiana Pacers ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 20,689 reads 78 comments

  15. Where 2014 NBA Title Would Rank Among Tim Duncan's, LeBron James' Crowns

    All these years and championships later, Tim Duncan and LeBron James still have something to chase. Contending for championships is hardly new for the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat superstars...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 64,144 reads 397 comments

  16. Timberwolves President Flip Saunders: 'I Expect Kevin Love to Be Here Next Year'

    Expect Kevin Love to be with the Minnesota Timberwolves next season if team president Flip Saunders is in the business of offering ironclad certainties by way of unreliable language...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 49,051 reads 188 comments

  17. Does Deron Williams Officially Have the Worst Contract in the NBA?

    Many ankle injuries ago, Deron Williams was a highly touted superstar frequently recognized as one of the NBA 's best point guards. Then he was traded to the now- Brooklyn Nets ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 28,106 reads 155 comments

  18. Miami Heat Retaining Chris Bosh Is First Step in Keeping Big 3 Together

    Chris Bosh has the power. At no point over the last four( ish ) years has it seemed like the Miami Heat 's Big Three would disband once given the opportunity...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 6,835 reads 33 comments

  19. Why LeBron James Is Poised to Deliver a Monster Game 6 vs. Indiana Pacers

    LeBron James left the court in haste on Wednesday night — angry, frustrated and confused that his Miami Heat had just blown an opportunity to oust the Indiana Pacers , ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 17,819 reads 90 comments

  20. Dunk of the Night: Wednesday, May 28

    With the Indiana Pacers facing elimination against the Miami Heat Wednesday night, Paul George went supernova, dropping 37 points in his team's 93-90, Game 6-forcing victory...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 241 reads 0 comments

  21. Report: Dario Saric Will Go to NBA If Drafted by Lakers or Celtics

    Dario Saric is ready to make the NBA jump...so long as it's with the Los Angeles Lakers or Boston Celtics. The sweet-shooting, high-scoring Croatian big man is projected as one of the top picks in this year's draft...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 65,722 reads 224 comments

  22. Report: Jeanie Buss to Have 'Added Input' in Los Angeles Lakers Coaching Search

    Jeanie Buss will be lending an extra set of eyes to the Los Angeles Lakers ' coaching search. According to the Los Angeles Times ' Mike Bresnahan , Buss will be among the ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 12,121 reads 60 comments

  23. Los Angeles Lakers Won't Hire Alvin Gentry After Mike D'Antoni Fiasco

    Alvin Gentry won't be coaching the Los Angeles Lakers next season. Because Mike D'Antoni coached them last season...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 12,474 reads 22 comments

  24. Los Angeles Lakers Must Think Bigger Than Kurt Rambis

    Think big, Los Angeles. Bigger than Kurt Rambis . Please? Rarely are the Los Angeles Lakers linked to anything or anyone other than the very best. When they have cap space—like they do now—Carmelo Anthony's name gets dropped...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 4,561 reads 11 comments

  25. Los Angeles Lakers Smart to Avoid Pairing Carmelo Anthony with Kobe Bryant

    Deep within the cosmos, there exists an alternate universe where Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers need Carmelo Anthony ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 12,525 reads 33 comments