1. Can Roy Hibbert and the Indiana Pacers Finally Reclaim Their Identity?

    Roy Hibbert and the Indiana Pacers have spent more than two months wondering where they went wrong, trying to make sense of a collapse so sudden that collective shock has yet to wear off...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 7,058 reads 50 comments

  2. Roy Hibbert Credits Resurgence to Paul George Taking Him Fishing

    St. Croix Tidemaster fishing rod : $190. Orange Fishbites Fish'n Strips : $7.99. Emergency all-weather poncho you hope to have no use for: $1.49...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 19,477 reads 22 comments

  3. Kevin Durant Gets Enormous Billboard in Hometown to Celebrate MVP Award

    Kevin Durant has gone from " Mr. Unreliable " to hometown hero in a matter of days. Courtesy of Skullcandy, there now sits an enormous billboard in Seat Pleasant, Maryland, that ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 34,686 reads 41 comments

  4. Report: Golden State Warriors Contact Stan Van Gundy for Head Coach Position

    UPDATE on Friday, May 9 at 9 p.m. EST by Adam Fromal Either Stan Van Gundy has always been a huge fan of the Golden State Warriors , he really likes bobbleheads or he's ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 17,468 reads 58 comments

  5. The 1 Question Nobody Is Asking About LeBron James' Free Agency

    LeBron James ' impending free agency is a nonissue . Will he leave the Miami Heat ? That's the wrong question. It's not even a question...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 30,604 reads 65 comments

  6. Los Angeles Lakers Entering Biggest Offseason of Kobe Bryant Era

    Almost two decades into a triumphant alliance that has survived stubbornness, egos, heartbreak, age and even death, the Los Angeles Lakers and Kobe Bryant face a summer mired in uncertainty and disquiet they've never encountered before...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 16,913 reads 32 comments

  7. Deron Williams' Star Status Faces True Test in Matchup Against Miami Heat

    Deron Williams used to be a superstar. Then, suddenly, he wasn't. And he still isn't. He's clinging to regular star ranks, and even that can be construed as an ambitious designation...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 3,260 reads 25 comments

  8. Report: Golden State Warriors Want Steve Kerr to Replace Mark Jackson

    Mark Jackson's office may not yet be cleared of all his soapboxes and motivational posters, but the Golden State Warriors don't care. They already have eyes for someone else...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 8,443 reads 48 comments

  9. Report: Jerry Stackhouse, Bill Cartwright Meeting with New York Knicks

    Former NBA players may soon be invading the New York Knicks sideline. Team president Phil Jackson's search for a new coaching staff has led him to Jerry Stackhouse and Bill Cartwright...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 33,053 reads 40 comments

  10. Kobe Bryant Is Biggest Roadblock in Los Angeles Lakers Rebuild

    Among the many roadblocks facing the Los Angeles Lakers in their attempt at a hypersonic rebuild is Kobe Bryant , the 35-year-old shooting guard to whom their fortunes are still decidedly tethered...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 17,944 reads 109 comments

  11. Chris Paul Serves Emphatic Reminder That Los Angeles Clippers Are Still His Team

    Don't mistake the Los Angeles Clippers for anything other than Chris Paul 's team. Not right now. Blake Griffin 's rise from overrated superstar to Paul's equal has been ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 4,554 reads 24 comments

  12. Kobe Bryant Tells Pau Gasol He Wants Him to Return to Los Angeles Lakers

    Kobe Bryant wants Pau Gasol to stay with the Los Angeles Lakers . "I spoke with Kobe before the end of the season and he told me he wanted me to stay," Gasol told Marca ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 34,035 reads 113 comments

  13. Why the Washington Wizards Are Here to Stay in the 2014 NBA Playoffs

    The Washington Wizards aren't going anywhere. To wit: They'll eventually go somewhere—back to Washington for Game 3, the Eastern Conference Finals, McDonald's for hot chocolate , Disney World (maybe), etc...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 16,310 reads 53 comments

  14. Brooklyn Nets GM Says His Team Was Built to Challenge the Miami Heat

    Billy King admits that he assembled the Brooklyn Nets with beating the Miami Heat in mind. Stop the presses. Is he serious? That is brand new information . Oh, it's not? Well, kudos to Brooklyn's general manager for being honest anyway.

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 13,739 reads 103 comments

  15. Can Brooklyn Nets out-Clutch Miami Heat in Round 2?

    Everything the Brooklyn Nets have done over the past year has been with this opportunity in mind. The daring, foolhardy spending, liquidation of draft picks and arrant emphasis ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 7,790 reads 42 comments

  16. Wizards' Trevor Ariza Tells Story of Heartbreaking Motivation and Persistence

    Every NBA player has a story. Trevor Ariza 's is just more heartbreaking than most. In an interview with The Washington Post 's Michael Lee , the Washington Wizards swingman ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 2,541 reads 10 comments

  17. Kyle Lowry: 'This Is Only the Start for Us and the Raptors Organization'

    Worrying about Kyle Lowry 's impending free agency is overrated for Toronto Raptors fans. Lowry isn't going anywhere. At least, he doesn't sound like he's going anywhere...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 806 reads 3 comments

  18. A Roy Hibbert Revival Would Make Indiana Pacers' Next Adjustments a Lot Easier

    Life for the ebbing Indiana Pacers will become a whole lot easier against the detonative Washington Wizards if Roy Hibbert can end his descent and emerge from this lasting rut a more confident, serviceable interior force...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 2,827 reads 16 comments

  19. Did Steve Kerr's Rookie of the Year Vote Give a Clue to His NY Knicks Decision?

    Subliminally accepting jobs offers is apparently a strength of TNT analyst and New York Knicks head coaching candidate Steve Kerr ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 11,639 reads 34 comments

  20. Report: Donald Sterling's Racism Almost Halted J.J. Redick-LA Clippers Signing

    If Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling had his way, J.J. Redick would be playing for someone else. Last July, when head coach Doc Rivers was handed the reins of Sterling's franchise, Redick's arrival was considered a formality...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 176,198 reads 182 comments

  21. LeBron James Making Miami Heat More Dangerous Than Ever Before

    Between Damian Lillard 's heroics, the flighty Indiana Pacers , Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and clusters of first-round Game 7s, there hasn't been much time dedicated to appreciating LeBron James and the Miami Heat ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 32,156 reads 109 comments

  22. Is This What San Antonio Spurs' Championship 'Extra Gear' Looks Like?

    So that's what the San Antonio Spurs ' extra gear looks like. The top-seeded, 62-win Spurs entered their first-round series against the eighth-place Dallas Mavericks heavily ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 33,078 reads 95 comments

  23. Can Memphis Grizzlies Ever Become More Than Just a Tough Playoff Out?

    Everything about the Memphis Grizzlies ' playoff run was quirky and fun, expected yet improbable and mind-bendingly confusing. It was symbolic of everything the Grizzlies are...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 3,743 reads 45 comments

  24. Houston Rockets Must Follow Dwight Howard's Lead to Save Season

    When Dwight Howard first joined the Houston Rockets , a tacit agreement existed between himself and James Harden : This was the bearded wonder's team. Howard was following Harden's lead...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 7,872 reads 32 comments

  25. Breaking Down the Next Steps in Los Angeles Lakers Rebuild

    In the wake of Mike D'Antoni 's departure, the Los Angeles Lakers have even more work to do. This was always going to be a pivotal offseason for the reeling Lakers...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 8,564 reads 22 comments