1. Marcin Gortat's Re-Signing Puts More Pressure on Bradley Beal, John Wall

    Marcin Gortat 's new contract doesn't change much for the Washington Wizards . That's the problem. More pointedly, it's Bradley Beal and John Wall 's problem...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 7,795 reads 21 comments

  2. How Free-Agency Dominoes Will Fall After Carmelo Anthony's Decision

    Carmelo Anthony 's indecision has spawned NBA -wide irresolution. More than a week into his first career free-agency safari, Anthony has yet to choose where his future lies...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 102,988 reads 217 comments

  3. 9 Takeaways from Day 3 of Orlando Summer League

    Day 3 of the NBA summer league's a charm. The first two days of summer-league action were super informative and paved the way for scalding-hot takes that attempted to chart a youngster's career trajectory after just one or two performances...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 70,133 reads 107 comments

  4. Is LeBron James' Indecision Making Miami Heat's Reload Nearly Impossible?

    LeBron James isn't doing the Miami Heat any favors. Four years, four NBA Finals appearances and two championships later, you would think some kind of loyalty existed...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 17,604 reads 59 comments

  5. Kevin Love, Not Pau Gasol, Must Be Plan B for Chicago Bulls

    Insight is only as valuable as what you do with it, and the ever-intuitive Chicago Bulls are using theirs to pursue Pau Gasol instead of Kevin Love. This is to say they're using it wrong...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 32,503 reads 163 comments

  6. How Should Pat Riley's Backup Plan Look?

    Pat Riley is the man with the plan. Hopefully he's the man with many plans, because at this rate, the Miami Heat need more than one. Everything about the Heat's offseason was considered a formality at first...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 35,451 reads 145 comments

  7. Biggest Takeaways from Day 2 at Orlando Summer League 2014

    Let's go, Day 2. The Orlando Summer League continued on Sunday. Six different NBA teams were in action with the dual purpose of further evaluating prospects while providing hoops heads everywhere with a July basketball fix...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 58,593 reads 124 comments

  8. Best Potential Options for Indiana Pacers to Upgrade Point Guard Position

    Point guard wanted in Indiana. Strike that: Point guard desperately needed in Indiana. Floor generals are the key to offensive survival. The Indiana Pacers have none. Not a real one...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 17,230 reads 24 comments

  9. Rajon Rondo Must Use 2014-15 Season to Prove He's a Max-Contract Star

    Rajon Rondo wants what he isn't worth. Right now. Speaking on Rondo's future with Yahoo Sports Radio , former Boston Celtics player and current radio analyst Cedric Maxwell ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 42,544 reads 210 comments

  10. Are Oklahoma City Thunder a Real Threat to Sign Pau Gasol?

    Fresh off a Western Conference Finals elimination, the Oklahoma City Thunder are searching for that missing championship piece, and they're hoping they've found it in Pau Gasol ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 15,777 reads 103 comments

  11. 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 3 months ago 18,411 reads 71 comments

  12. 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 3 months ago 15,189 reads 48 comments

  13. 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 3 months ago 30,071 reads 111 comments

  14. 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 3 months ago 28,271 reads 142 comments

  15. 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 3 months ago 3,084 reads 12 comments

  16. 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 3 months ago 4,778 reads 23 comments

  17. 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 3 months ago 21,096 reads 96 comments

  18. 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 3 months ago 6,204 reads 44 comments

  19. 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 3 months ago 21,477 reads 180 comments

  20. 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 3 months ago 74,540 reads 136 comments

  21. 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 3 months ago 1,337 reads 12 comments

  22. 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 3 months ago 9,683 reads 36 comments

  23. 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 3 months ago 36,389 reads 147 comments

  24. 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 3 months ago 13,165 reads 100 comments

  25. 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 3 months ago 15,193 reads 53 comments