1. Miami Heat: 10 Reasons Why Breaking Up the Big Three Isn't an Option

    One of the worst arguments ever conceived in the sporting world has been the idea of possibly dropping a member of the Miami Heat 's big three for someone who can fill in a certain void...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 2 years ago 9,024 reads 28 comments

  2. NBA Lottery 2012: Does Landing the No. 1 Pick Really Matter?

    This upcoming Wednesday, we will find out the lucky NBA franchise that ends up with the right to draft Kentucky Wildcats center Anthony Davis. Davis is currently 19 years old and will be entering the NBA after one year of playing college ball...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 2 years ago 1,335 reads 2 comments

  3. 5 Players Charles Barkley Has Punked This Postseason

    Their is no middle ground when discussing your feelings of Charles Barkley's analysis. You either love him or you hate him. Most of the time it depends on which team you favor because Barkley's analysis can be highly subjective against particular teams..

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 2 years ago 5,555 reads 10 comments

  4. 10 Reasons LeBron James Can Carry Miami Heat to 2012 NBA Finals

    Remember that talk of the Miami Heat being finished? Yeah, I thought that was pretty ridiculous, too. What so many critics seemed to forget was that the Heat still possessed eight-time All-Star Dwyane Wade and three-time NBA MVP LeBron James ...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 2 years ago 4,844 reads 16 comments

  5. Russell Westbrook and the 25 Most Unguardable Players in the NBA Today

    It's not fair, but there are actually some NBA players who are unguardable. That's right; there are players currently playing in the NBA who are next to impossible to stop in a one-on-one or even a team setting at times...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 2 years ago 16,375 reads 90 comments

  6. 2012 NBA Playoffs: 15 Most Shameful Flops of the Postseason

    I should not have to be writing about flopping in the NBA . It was a minor nuisance when primarily foreign players were doing it on occasion, but now LeBron James ? Seriously, LeBron James? And it's not just him...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 2 years ago 6,147 reads 18 comments

  7. LeBron James' 5 Biggest Feuds Ever

    Since joining the league in 2003 as a bright eyed 18-year-old, LeBron James has had a rollercoaster ride of a career that has been littered with minor and major feuds with various NBA personnel...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 2 years ago 7,938 reads 15 comments

  8. Miami Heat: Does Dwyane Wade's Game 3 Performance Have an Underlying Message?

    I have watched Dwyane Wade play for a long time. Since the start of his NBA career in October of 2003, I have observed Wade...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 2 years ago 2,549 reads 19 comments

  9. Power Ranking Every NBA Playoff Team Early in the Second Round

    We are nearing the halfway point of the NBA conference semifinals and it's become a lot more interesting than we expected...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 2 years ago 16,937 reads 121 comments

  10. Miami Heat: Will Chris Bosh Injury Postpone LeBron's NBA Title Quest?

    You would think the people of Miami would be a little bit more calm and collected in the face of adversity...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 2 years ago 4,462 reads 16 comments

  11. Most Forgettable NBA Champions of All Time

    Before we get into a discussion dealing with the five most forgettable NBA champions of all-time, let's get something out of the way beforehand. I am not discrediting any of these teams...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 2 years ago 5,355 reads 14 comments

  12. Chris Bosh Injury Gives LeBron James Chance to Justify MVP

    In one injury, the Miami Heat went from surefire championship contenders to second-round casualties. It was easy to think along those lines when Heat power forward Chris Bosh went down with what would later be called an abdominal strain...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 2 years ago 2,886 reads 32 comments

  13. Updated NBA Playoff Power Rankings, 2nd Round Edition

    The second round of the playoffs are underway and they have been a whole lot better than that ugly first round...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 2 years ago 14,855 reads 47 comments

  14. NBA Power Rankings 2012: Grading Every Remaining Team in 2012 Playoffs

    Outside of a Game 6 featuring the Memphis Grizzlies and Los Angeles Clippers and a surprising Game 7 matchup between the Denver Nuggets and Los Angeles Lakers, the second round of the NBA playoffs is nearly set and will begin this weekend...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 2 years ago 19,451 reads 47 comments

  15. Biggest NBA Playoff Myths Exposed

    When we encounter the playoffs, we tend to make assumptions. We make the assumption of which players will perform and which players falter...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 2 years ago 5,633 reads 18 comments

  16. USA Olympic Basketball Team: 2012 Roster Analysis and Predictions

    Thought you didn't get enough basketball? Perhaps missing those essential months of premier basketball in November and December is leaving a hole in your heart? No need to worry because ...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 2 years ago 306 reads 16 comments

  17. NBA Playoffs 2012: 10 Bold Predictions for 2nd Round

    Playoff basketball is here, and what a glorious time it is. To think that it was only six months ago when we didn't even think there would be a season. But here we are today...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 2 years ago 12,108 reads 81 comments

  18. NBA Draft 2012: 10 College Studs Who Will Struggle to Make a Major Impact

    Sadly, not every single college basketball player going into the NBA draft will see a career that's smooth sailing through calm seas. Not everyone can be Michael Jordan or LeBron James ...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 2 years ago 747 reads 0 comments

  19. NBA Playoffs 2012: Teams That Flunked the First Week of the Playoffs

    With the first round coming to an end for a majority of the eight series, we've reached a final conclusion on what we think of the playoffs thus far. Zzzzzzzzzzzzzz. Oh, sorry, I think I might have dozed off there...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 2 years ago 658 reads 3 comments

  20. NBA Playoffs 2012: Adjusted Best and Worst-Case Scenarios for Every Playoff Team

    The NBA postseason has started, and what a glorious time it is. It was only in November when we thought we wouldn't see this time for another summer...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 2 years ago 5,961 reads 2 comments

  21. Nasty Grudge Matches That We'd Love to See Later on in the Playoffs

    What we love most about the postseason is how into the game each and every player gets. This is the season that matters. The regular season was fun for a few months, but it means nothing in this final month...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 2 years ago 1,862 reads 4 comments

  22. 5 Most Memorable NBA Opening-Round Playoff Games Ever

    You don't need to wait until the NBA Finals to gather your fondest memories of the postseason. You don't even have to wait a week sometimes. Any fan can witness an incredible and lasting moment in the first round of the postseason...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 2 years ago 2,651 reads 2 comments

  23. 2012 NBA Mock Draft: Updated 2-Round Projections for All 60 Picks

    Even though we have just begun the NBA playoffs and are witnessing the collapse of a few potential title runs due to the loss of star players, it's still necessary to talk about the NBA draft which occurs in less than two months...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 2 years ago 5,113 reads 25 comments

  24. 5 Biggest 1st-Round Playoff Choke Jobs in NBA History

    The NBA playoffs are a magical time. Even though a team must endure four seven-game series to win an NBA title, it always appears to be a blur that happens to occur during the year...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 2 years ago 133 reads 5 comments

  25. 5 Ways to Spot a Closet LeBron James Lover

    A phenomenon has enraptured the entire NBA community. A phenomenon that nobody can stop talking about. It's something that we constantly find ourselves arguing with each other and within ourselves...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 2 years ago 281 reads 51 comments