1. 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 11 hours ago 33,601 reads 82 comments

  2. 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 18 hours ago 37,332 reads 127 comments

  3. 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 1 day ago 13,651 reads 60 comments

  4. 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 1 day ago 5,602 reads 37 comments

  5. 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 1 day ago 51,901 reads 91 comments

  6. 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 3 days ago 18,537 reads 22 comments

  7. 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 3 days ago 52,257 reads 117 comments

  8. 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 3 days ago 192,188 reads 307 comments

  9. 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 days ago 33,846 reads 41 comments

  10. 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 7 days ago 90,363 reads 424 comments

  11. 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 7 days ago 53,010 reads 121 comments

  12. 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 8 days ago 7,304 reads 48 comments

  13. 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 8 days ago 40,385 reads 114 comments

  14. 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 9 days ago 28,654 reads 152 comments

  15. 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 9 days ago 55,202 reads 41 comments

  16. 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 10 days ago 3,230 reads 15 comments

  17. 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 10 days ago 16,166 reads 35 comments

  18. 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 10 days ago 35,754 reads 45 comments

  19. 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 11 days ago 47,104 reads 127 comments

  20. 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 11 days ago 4,955 reads 26 comments

  21. 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 14 days ago 110,460 reads 131 comments

  22. 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 14 days ago 1,254 reads 5 comments

  23. 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 14 days ago 15,940 reads 40 comments

  24. 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 15 days ago 5,589 reads 9 comments

  25. Eric Gordon's Max Deal Has Turned into the NBA's Worst Contract

    Eric Gordon 's contract is bad. It's also the NBA 's worst. Once the centerpiece of the trade that landed Chris Paul with the Los Angeles Clippers, Gordon has devolved into ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 16 days ago 8,006 reads 37 comments