1. Russell Westbrook Joins Michael Jordan in NBA Playoff Record Books

    Russell Westbrook has what it takes to be like Mike. For one night, anyway. The star point guard tallied 40 points, five rebounds, 10 assists and five steals in the Oklahoma City Thunder 's Game 4 victory over the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday night.

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 12,124 reads 76 comments

  2. Why Kevin Love's Impatience Will Change Los Angeles Lakers' Plans

    Patience isn't a virtue Kevin Love espouses six years into his NBA career, with the playoffs continuously out of reach and the Minnesota Timberwolves straitjacketed to the lottery...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 39,626 reads 114 comments

  3. Frank Vogel Admits Miami Heat Have Shaken Confidence of Indiana Pacers

    Whatever confidence the Indiana Pacers were championing heading into their conference-finals matchup against the Miami Heat is fading. Fast...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 45,848 reads 227 comments

  4. Miami Heat Showing Why They're in Completely Different Class Than Indiana Pacers

    First place can't save the Indiana Pacers now. All year, since they fell in the 2013 Eastern Conference Finals, the Pacers have emphasized the importance of first place and ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 5,738 reads 18 comments

  5. LeBron James Breaks Michael Jordan's Playoff Record for Most 25-5-5 Games

    LeBron James has something Michael Jordan doesn 't: the NBA playoff record for most games with at least 25 points, five rebounds and five assists...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 180,372 reads 360 comments

  6. Report: Los Angeles Lakers Not Interested in Carmelo Anthony in Free Agency

    Carmelo Anthony won't be wearing Los Angeles Lakers purple and gold next season. Though the New York Knicks superstar will have loads of suitors once he reaches free agency ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 112,025 reads 446 comments

  7. Paul George Questions Officiating in Game 4 Loss to Miami Heat

    Someone definitely served Paul George some rancid home cooking before his postgame press conference Monday night. That's the only explanation after digesting George's erroneous insight...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 15,407 reads 228 comments

  8. Los Angeles Lakers Future Will Be Better Without Pau Gasol

    Parting ways with Pau Gasol is essential to what the Los Angeles Lakers wish to do next. Whatever they wish to do...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 27,699 reads 142 comments

  9. Why Lionel Hollins Would Thrive as Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach

    Searching for the Los Angeles Lakers ' next head coach is a lot like swimming in a puddle: The pool is shallow, the water hazy and you're liable to swallow some kind of gummy, bitter-tasting sludge...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 32,191 reads 124 comments

  10. Report: Washington Wizards 'Stealth Candidate' for Kevin Love

    Kevin Love 's smattering of potential trade suitors keeps growing and growing and growing. Now it's growing some more. Writing for NBA .com, David Aldridge (h/t Chuck Myron of HoopsRumors ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 91,687 reads 196 comments

  11. Report: Los Angeles Lakers Will Interview Alvin Gentry for Head Coach

    The Los Angeles Lakers ' search for a new head coach is getting real. And crowded. Former Phoenix Suns head coach and current Los Angeles Clippers assistant Alvin Gentry ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 9,754 reads 41 comments

  12. Oklahoma City Thunder Must Capitalize on Momentum vs. San Antonio Spurs

    Trapped in the throes of absence, loss and fleeting opportunity, the Oklahoma City Thunder , tired of being manhandled by the San Antonio Spurs , pushed back in Game 3...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 5,304 reads 29 comments

  13. Best Potential Trade Packages, Scenarios and Landing Spots for Carlos Boozer

    Carlos Boozer is available! Who wants a piece of the action? Seriously, who? Come on now, don't be shy. No one? Yikes. There's no sense in pretending we're surprised. We shouldn't be...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 74,571 reads 198 comments

  14. Vintage Dwyane Wade Key to Miami Heat Becoming 2014 NBA Title Favorites Again

    Dwyane Wade is back. Statistically, anyway. There's nothing especially familiar or vintage about his playing style these days...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 17,643 reads 72 comments

  15. Miami Heat Players Give Ray Allen New Nickname of 'The Committee'

    Ray Allen holds some serious clout within the Miami Heat locker room, along with one of those "Ah, I see what you did there" nicknames. Meet "The Committee." Marc J...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 126,562 reads 45 comments

  16. Report: Memphis Grizzlies Want Jeff Van Gundy to Coach, Be Team President

    If Jeff Van Gundy is infatuated with the idea of immense organizational control, then the Memphis Grizzlies have the job for him...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 18,233 reads 56 comments

  17. Cleveland Cavaliers Drafting Joel Embiid Would Be All About LeBron James

    Ninety-seven wins, 215 losses, two general managers, two head coaches and nearly four years later, the Cleveland Cavaliers are still all about LeBron James . Maybe...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 53,864 reads 209 comments

  18. Best Potential Options for Los Angeles Lakers with No. 7 2014 Draft Pick

    Fans of the Los Angeles Lakers fans needn't worry. Their draft-night hopes have not been completely flattened. Luck wasn't on the Lakers' side at the NBA draft lottery...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 30,949 reads 96 comments

  19. Is Byron Scott the Best Choice for Next Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach?

    By now, the Los Angeles Lakers (should) know that Phil Jackson won't be walking through whatever door Kobe Bryant has been staring at since spring 2011. So how about settling for Byron Scott ? Chris Broussard of ESPN...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 1,594 reads 2 comments

  20. Report: Los Angeles Lakers Interview Byron Scott for Head Coach Position

    It has begun. Finally. The Los Angeles Lakers have officially started searching for Mike D'Antoni's replacement, and per ESPN's Chris Broussard, they may have eyes for a familiar face: UPDATE: Thursday, May 22, at 12:55 p...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 26,980 reads 107 comments

  21. 2014 NBA Draft: The Biggest Ripple Effects of the Lottery

    All that time invested, all that energy expended, and now it's over. The 2014 NBA draft lottery has come and gone, and it's taking the pingpong balls with it, leaving us to sort through the mess of ripple effects it has created...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 9,693 reads 34 comments

  22. Will No. 7 Pick in 2014 NBA Draft Be Enough to Keep Kobe Bryant Happy?

    Pleasing Kobe Bryant isn't easy. Somehow, the Los Angeles Lakers have managed to keep him happy—or relatively happy—for nearly two decades. That could change now...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 13,634 reads 41 comments

  23. Can Los Angeles Lakers Afford to Trade No. 7 Overall Pick in 2014 Draft?

    Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers have the NBA draft lottery sadz . The math was always against them vaulting into the top three, but the Lakers held out hope...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 10,673 reads 41 comments

  24. Report: Dave Joerger Wants out from Memphis Grizzlies, Team Wants Him Gone

    Update, May 22, 9:52 p.m. ET by NBA " target="_blank">Josh Martin: The Memphis Grizzlies ' loss may well be the Minnesota Timberwolves ' gain...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 11,588 reads 36 comments

  25. Boston Celtics GM Danny Ainge Says Team 'Disappointed' with No. 6 Draft Pick

    Stupid pingpong balls. The 2014 NBA draft lottery wasn't kind to the Boston Celtics . It wasn't ridiculously cruel either, but visions of shooting up the draft ladder were ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 5,005 reads 34 comments