1. Dwight Howard: 'I Didn't Have an Issue Back Then How Kobe Was'

    Dwight Howard wants you to know that he and Kobe Bryant are cool. As in they aren't sworn enemies who will spend the rest of their NBA careers trying to ruin one another...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 32,916 reads 212 comments

  2. Dallas Mavericks Must Decide Between Rajon Rondo and Monta Ellis

    Only one of Rajon Rondo and Monta Ellis belongs with the Dallas Mavericks . For the time being, the Mavericks have both, an issue they'll need address over the offseason, when the opportunity to change course presents itself...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 29,314 reads 77 comments

  3. Remembering Shaquille O'Neal's Most 'Shaqtin a Fool' Moments in Orlando

    Shaquille O'Neal spent the first four seasons of his NBA career with the Orlando Magic , during which time he accomplished a great many feats. So many feats, the Magic are inducting him into their Hall of Fame on Friday...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 17,451 reads 18 comments

  4. Re-Thinking 'Star' Labels for Some of the NBA's Biggest Names

    Superstar labels are tossed around too often in the NBA . We're here to take a few of them back. Some of these players have already seen their star designations start slipping away...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 32,372 reads 253 comments

  5. The Top Free-Agent Target for Each NBA Lottery-Bound Team

    Free-agent fantasies are nothing if not pivotal parts of the NBA offseason—especially for the league's lottery outfits, who have little else to plan for as their regular season nears a fruitless end...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 25,419 reads 92 comments

  6. Enes Kanter Becoming Russell Westbrook, OKC Thunder's Surprise Wingman

    Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder are no longer in the market for a stat-stuffing sidekick to offset the untimely absences of Kevin Durant and Serge Ibaka ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 35,216 reads 84 comments

  7. NBA Coaches on the Verge of Losing Their Job by Season's End

    Not every NBA head coach wears an ax-proof suit. A lot has changed since we last discussed which head honchos were fighting for their jobs...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 47,298 reads 216 comments

  8. Hassan Whiteside or Rudy Gobert: Which Young Big Would You Rather Build Around?

    It's a question as old as, well, a newborn baby: Who is the better NBA building block, Hassan Whiteside or Rudy Gobert ? A few months ago, this wouldn't have been a topic of discussion...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 30,816 reads 172 comments

  9. Kevin Love Says Russell Westbrook Is Having a Better Season Than LeBron James

    Kevin Love is not prepared to say LeBron James is better than Russell Westbrook right now. While appearing on The Dan Patrick Show , Love was asked whether Westbrook or James was having the better season...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 113,411 reads 299 comments

  10. Are the Atlanta Hawks Running out of Gas?

    Until now, there has been no reason to worry about the Atlanta Hawks . That's all changed. Maybe. Time and time again, the Hawks have been deemed a suspect powerhouse, a regular-season phenomenon masquerading as a title contender...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 24,733 reads 144 comments

  11. Ranking the Most Incredible Individual Scoring Performances from 2014-15 Season

    James Harden is all about the points. Let's follow his lead. Thursday night saw Harden torch the Denver Nuggets for 50 points in the Houston Rockets' 118-108 victory...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 34,683 reads 183 comments

  12. Can Russell Westbrook Save Thunder's Season Without Kevin Durant, Serge Ibaka?

    If the Oklahoma City Thunder intend to save their season, they'll have to hope Russell Westbrook can do it on his own, without the help of Kevin Durant or Serge Ibaka ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 12,892 reads 72 comments

  13. Pelicans Playoff Berth Would Pave Way for Anthony Davis to Make MVP History

    History tells us that Anthony Davis' MVP case, tall though it stands, is marching fruitlessly forward, resting on a whim so impossibly small it may not actually exist...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 4,806 reads 16 comments

  14. What Else Does James Harden Have to Do to Prove He's NBA's Most Valuable Player?

    With five players firmly entrenched in the NBA 's MVP race, it's been impossible for one to create separation from the pack, to gain anything more than a temporary edge over a historically deep field...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 45,618 reads 483 comments

  15. Meet the NBA's New Wave of Underrated Studs

    Move aside, perpetually underrated NBA players. There's a new crop of talent waiting to be mistakenly undervalued. Rarely is there a dramatic changing of the guard in the Association's underappreciated ranks...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 36,273 reads 97 comments

  16. Utah Jazz Becoming NBA's Poster Child for Organic Rebuilds

    At any given moment, for any given NBA team, there are numerous ways to rebuild, some of which are more successful than others...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 6,575 reads 25 comments

  17. Atlanta Hawks Can Make Statement Against Stacked Golden State Warriors

    As a regular season packed with championship statement-making victories and feats nears completion, the Atlanta Hawks can still deliver one last declaration against the Golden State Warriors...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 11,091 reads 44 comments

  18. Ranking the Top 25 NBA Players Who Could Still Be Playing College Ball

    Certain NBA players are able to watch the NCAA's March Madness unfold with intense feelings of longing, a single, pressing thought piercing through their brains. This could have been me...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 38,385 reads 101 comments

  19. The Biggest Hurdle for Every 2015 NBA MVP Candidate to Winning the Award

    More than 75 percent of the NBA 's regular season is in the books, which means it's time to rain reality down on every MVP candidate's parade. Finding contenders for the league's highest individual honor isn't especially difficult...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 13,207 reads 34 comments

  20. The Problem with New York Knicks Trading Their 2015 1st-Round Draft Pick

    There is nothing inherently wrong with the New York Knicks wanting or being open to trading their 2015 first-round draft pick...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 35,411 reads 208 comments

  21. The Biggest 2015 Offseason Priority for Every Lottery-Bound NBA Team

    Some NBA teams are already thinking about the offseason. Many of these squads have no choice. They're lottery locks with nothing else to play for, other than pingpong balls...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 64,196 reads 157 comments

  22. Thursday NBA Roundup: Rudy Gobert Putting Upstart Utah Jazz Back on the Map

    Rudy Gobert is going places, and he's taking the Utah Jazz with him. That much has become clear over last few weeks...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 21,213 reads 111 comments

  23. The NBA MVP of Every Age Group

    Why have only one NBA MVP when we can have 20? The actual MVP chase is both heating up and becoming tired at the same time...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 43,275 reads 165 comments

  24. NBA Superstar Rankings 2015: MVP Firmly Up for Grabs Heading into Home Stretch

    The NBA 's superstar bandwagon is now boarding. So, too, is the bus to League MVP-ville. It's been a while since we last checked in on the Association's top 10 megastars. Bleacher Report's Adam Fromal tackled the task on Feb...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 19,300 reads 164 comments

  25. Rudy Gobert Absolutely Belongs in Defensive Player of the Year Conversation

    Rudy Gobert has all the makings of a perennial Defensive Player of the Year candidate. Such distinctions are difficult to earn...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 9,061 reads 37 comments