1. Time to Stop Sleeping on Milwaukee Bucks

    Not one aspect of the Milwaukee Bucks ' start to 2014-15 was planned or projected—not the moxie or mettle with which they carry themselves, not the wins they've collected, ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 32,637 reads 54 comments

  2. Meet the NBA's Most One-Dimensional Teams This Season

    There are two sides to every basketball court. Did you know that? OK, good. Some NBA teams do not. Or at least, some NBA teams acknowledge there are two sides to every basketball court more often than others...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 53,823 reads 104 comments

  3. There Is No Comparing John Wall and Kyrie Irving Anymore

    Sometimes even the greatest of NBA disputes are terminated in an instant, bringing an end to warring parallels that tirelessly hoard headlines and dominate discussions for years...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 71,675 reads 206 comments

  4. 5 Trade Targets Cleveland Cavaliers Should Pursue to Help Fix Defense

    Balance is important in the NBA . The star-stuffed Cleveland Cavaliers are an imbalanced team. Finding offense hasn't been a problem to start 2014-15...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 19,621 reads 68 comments

  5. Iman Shumpert's Free Agency Will Be Very Expensive Decision for New York Knicks

    Iman Shumpert 's future, regardless of what it holds and where it takes him, is already proving costly for the battle-busted New York Knicks . Part of his future has already been decided upon...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 6,814 reads 38 comments

  6. Cleveland Cavaliers GM Says 'No One Is Untouchable' in Trade Talks

    Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin is a tall-tale teller. I think. During an interview in which he discussed the Cavaliers' progress at length with Northeast ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 58,723 reads 108 comments

  7. Benching Carlos Boozer for Ed Davis Is the Only Choice for Los Angeles Lakers

    Change can be a scary thing in the NBA . Substituting Carlos Boozer for Ed Davis in the Los Angeles Lakers ' starting lineup is not one of those changes...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 19,653 reads 22 comments

  8. Chris Bosh Turned Down Houston Rockets to Avoid More Big 3 Pressure

    Big Threes are overrated—you know, after you've spent four years being a part of one. And if your name is Chris Bosh ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 55,978 reads 118 comments

  9. Early 2014-15 Report Card Grades for Every NBA Team

    Break out those red pens. It's NBA report card season. Why yes, the 2014-15 crusade is still in its infancy. Glad you noticed. But that doesn't mean the Association's teams aren't in need of grading...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 281,027 reads 312 comments

  10. Miami Heat's Problems Go Beyond Missing LeBron James

    LeBron James is not the Miami Heat 's missing link. Losing him to the Cleveland Cavaliers stung. It still stings...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 34,605 reads 41 comments

  11. Playing Pretender or Contender with Current Crop of NBA's Top Teams

    Disguises aren't permanent in the NBA . Early-season basketball is a hotbed for optimistic performances...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 91,283 reads 423 comments

  12. NBA Trade Targets Who Would Push Playoff Contenders over the Top

    Trade season is not yet upon the NBA . That doesn't mean the wheeling and dealing shouldn't begin now, though—especially for the Association's championship-chasers and fringe contenders...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 53,505 reads 119 comments

  13. Are Toronto Raptors Legit Threats in the East?

    Title contention is a fluid concept for the NBA 's Eastern Conference teams, most of which fall outside the hypercompetitive championship-chasing circle...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 7,765 reads 48 comments

  14. 10 Eye-Popping Statistics from Early Part of the 2014-15 NBA Season

    Early-season NBA basketball is in the air, and with it come the eye-popping, jaw-dropping, pants-ruining observations true hoops heads just cannot ignore...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 40,545 reads 113 comments

  15. Ranking the NBA's Top 10 International Players Ever

    Prepare to get lost in your own NBA nostalgia. Blame Dirk Nowitzki if you cannot find your way back...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 33,159 reads 158 comments

  16. Kevin Garnett: 'You've Got to Be an A-----e' to Survive in the NBA

    Kevin Garnett has some advice for anyone who aspires to play in the NBA and doesn't already make a habit out of stealing grandma's Social Security checks to fund his setting-money-on-fire addiction...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 55,717 reads 41 comments

  17. What's Behind Damian Lillard's Slow Start for the Portland Trail Blazers?

    Damian Lillard isn't off to an ideal start for the Portland Trail Blazers . One season after cementing his status as a rising star and elite point guard, his entry into 2014-15 ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 3,372 reads 14 comments

  18. Why Cleveland Cavaliers Have No Reason to Sweat Kevin Love's Free Agency

    Among the many problems plaguing the freshly super Cleveland Cavaliers , Kevin Love 's impending free agency is one they should neither sweat nor fear. It is, for now, a non-issue...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 16,484 reads 35 comments

  19. Kendrick Perkins Is Sure the Sacramento Kings Are Still the Kings

    Many a person is impressed by the Sacramento Kings ' hot start to the 2014-15 season. Kendrick Perkins is not one of those people. He sees the Sacramento Kings for who the Sacramento Kings really are...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 36,131 reads 45 comments

  20. 6 Biggest Flight Risks of the 2015 NBA Restricted Free-Agent Class

    Brace yourselves. NBA restricted free agency is going to get weird this summer. Flying the coop isn't typical of restricted free agency. High-profile players usually sign extensions leading up and into their fourth season...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 47,895 reads 127 comments

  21. Memo to Melo: Pass or Lose

    Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks ' triangle offense aren't getting along. Playing within the system that helped Phil Jackson win 11 NBA championships was supposed ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 5,051 reads 26 comments

  22. 6 NBA Teams That Need to Sound the Early-Season Alarm

    Take a seat. Pop a squat. Rest those legs. It's taken a little while, but you're officially here, in the "Land of NBA Impulsion." Your (slight) overreactions and (justified) hot takes are more than welcome...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 110,643 reads 129 comments

  23. What Can Stop These Scorching Houston Rockets?

    Grab a high-pressure hose. Grab the nearest fire extinguisher. Grab something, anything. The undefeated Houston Rockets are ablaze, torching defenses, melting opponents, setting ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 1,308 reads 5 comments

  24. Silver Linings for NBA's Most Banged-Up Teams

    Injuries are just the worst. Unfortunately, they're also a reality in today's NBA . Accidents happen. Bones break, limbs bruise, seasons are impeded and ruined by freak setbacks and disasters...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 16,060 reads 40 comments

  25. Los Angeles Lakers Still Have Time to Salvage Kobe Bryant's Final Act

    Time is a fickle foe of the Los Angeles Lakers , a fast-fleeting villain threatening to marginalize what's left of Kobe Bryant 's NBA career, its greatest weapon being hard-hearted impermanence...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 5,751 reads 9 comments