1. Final First-Half Player Power Rankings for Boston Celtics

    Halfway into the 2013-14 season, the Boston Celtics are exactly where they want to be: on the outside looking in of the Eastern Conference playoff picture...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 7 months ago 6,346 reads 38 comments

  2. Could Magic's Reported Terrence Ross Interest Lead to Arron Afflalo Trade?

    The Toronto Raptors were supposed to throw their towel into the tanking ring by dealing Rudy Gay, but with recent wins over the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Indiana Pacers , they might be turning into buyers, not sellers, on the trade market...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 7 months ago 11,537 reads 56 comments

  3. Boston Celtics Assistant Ron Adams Says Chicago Bulls Hurt Him, His Family

    The saga of assistant coach Ron Adams' departure from the Chicago Bulls to the Boston Celtics just added another strange wrinkle. According to K.C...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 7 months ago 5,189 reads 16 comments

  4. C.J. McCollum Will Make Pro Debut in D-League, Not with Trail Blazers

    Can you imagine what the Blazers would be doing right now if they had C.J. McCollum ? It's a question both Portland Trail Blazers diehards and general NBA fans have been ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 7 months ago 13,493 reads 12 comments

  5. Cody Zeller Misses Dunk as 2014 Starts Poorly for Him

    No matter how badly your New Year's Eve and start to 2014 may have gone, it likely doesn't hold a candle to Cody Zeller 's...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 7 months ago 64,148 reads 52 comments

  6. Doc Rivers: LA Clippers Players 'Delusional' If They Think They're Hunted

    The Los Angeles Clippers may have a pair of All-Star starters, a deep bench filled with veteran contributors and a firm hold on one of the Western Conference's coveted playoff spots, ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 7 months ago 5,560 reads 2 comments

  7. NBA 'Heritage' Jerseys Are Getting Sleeves Next Season

    It appears the NBA is about to take another major step toward integrating short-sleeved jerseys, as CSNNW's Chris Haynes reports that the league's "heritage" jerseys will be sleeved starting in the 2014-15 season...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 7 months ago 13,140 reads 35 comments

  8. LA Lakers Are Down to Just 1 Point Guard Option, Again

    Looking for a sneaky fantasy play for the next few weeks? Well the Los Angeles Lakers ' Kendall Marshall might just be your guy, because as Mike Trudell of Lakers...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 7 months ago 18,903 reads 52 comments

  9. It's Time for Pau Gasol to Put His Foot Down, Demand LA Lakers Trade Him

    The 2013-14 season was expected to be Pau Gasol ’s opportunity to put a tumultuous 2012-13 behind him, but with even more drama and no clear resolution in sight, it’s time for Gasol to end the soap opera himself...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 7 months ago 28,054 reads 90 comments

  10. 6 Things We'd Like to See from the Boston Celtics in 2014

    2013 was a weird year for the Boston Celtics. In the span of one calendar year, the most successful franchise in league history lost its star point guard to an ACL tear, lost ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 7 months ago 8,098 reads 34 comments

  11. Can Reggie Jackson Hold Down Fort Until Russell Westbrook Returns?

    With Russell Westbrook officially sidelined until after the All-Star break with another knee surgery, per NBA.com , the Oklahoma City Thunder find themselves in an unfortunately familiar position...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 7 months ago 7,905 reads 34 comments

  12. Do San Antonio Spurs Need a Trade to Cement Status as Title Contender?

    Another year, another San Antonio Spurs team sitting comfortably in the thick of the Western Conference playoff picture...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 7 months ago 26,897 reads 159 comments

  13. Dwyane Wade's Maintenance Plan Working Wonders for Miami Heat

    When the Miami Heat won the 2013 NBA championship, it seemed on the surface like they might’ ve done it in spite of Dwyane Wade . He played decently in the Finals, but averaged just 15...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 7 months ago 12,652 reads 39 comments

  14. Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce Failing to Give Brooklyn Nets What They Need Most

    When looking to dish out blame for the Brooklyn Nets’ dismal start to the season, there are plenty of obvious targets including floundering head coach Jason Kidd, Brook Lopez’s ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 7 months ago 5,102 reads 17 comments

  15. Keeping Zach Randolph Is Only Move That Makes Sense for Memphis Grizzlies

    Zach Randolph may be the heart and soul of the Memphis Grizzlies ’ recent success and playoff runs, but if the Grizzlies brass has its way, he may not be in town much longer...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 7 months ago 4,060 reads 6 comments

  16. Boston Celtics Definitely Should Make a Move Before the NBA Deadline

    It is tough to call a sub-.500 team barely holding onto a playoff berth in the dismal Eastern Conference a “feel-good story,” but that is exactly what the Boston Celtics were throughout the first third of the 2013-14 NBA season...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 7 months ago 6,705 reads 63 comments

  17. Handicapping Boston Celtics Players' Odds of Making 2013 NBA All-Star Game

    After six years of watching some combination of Paul Pierce , Kevin Garnett , Ray Allen and Rajon Rondo suit up for the NBA Eastern Conference All-Stars, it is going to be quite ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 7 months ago 9,071 reads 21 comments

  18. Ranking the Top 10 Eastern Conference Point Guards

    You might not realize it watching games on a nightly basis, but without Rajon Rondo and Derrick Rose , the Eastern Conference point guard picture is pretty bleak...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 7 months ago 26,923 reads 145 comments

  19. Watch Mike Dunleavy Bank in Desperation Game-Winning 3-Ball

    If you told a Chicago Bulls fan in September the team would be running game-winning plays for Mike Dunleavy they likely would recoil in horror, but against the Milwaukee Bucks ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 7 months ago 14,071 reads 27 comments

  20. Watch Al Horford Hit Fadeaway Game-Winner at Buzzer for Atlanta Hawks

    Al Horford had a monster game on Friday, posting 34 points on 15-of-23 shooting with 15 rebounds, but the only shot that mattered was the mid-range fadeaway he hit at the horn to lift his Atlanta Hawks to victory over the Washington Wizards ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 7 months ago 3,699 reads 14 comments

  21. Ranking the Best '4-Bar Friday' Verses from NBA Stars

    The connection between rappers and NBA stars is well known at this point, but when Portland Trail Blazers star point guard Damian Lillard decided to dip his toes into the rap ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 7 months ago 22,285 reads 17 comments

  22. Don't Look Now, but Stephen Jackson Must Help Save LA Clippers

    As a general rule, December signings don’t make or break an NBA team’s season, but the Los Angeles Clippers might be in a situation where newcomer Stephen Jackson could be a key to them surviving the next few weeks or months...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 7 months ago 4,042 reads 19 comments

  23. Zach Randolph Hurt by Trade Rumors; 'There Ain't No Loyalty or Love' in NBA

    Since coming to the Memphis Grizzlies in 2009, Zach Randolph has established a connection with the city and its fans that few stars in the league have achieved...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 7 months ago 22,408 reads 93 comments

  24. Re-Grading Every Boston Celtics Offseason Move

    Just one year ago the Boston Celtics were a team led by Paul Pierce , Kevin Garnett , Rajon Rondo and Doc Rivers scrapping and clawing for every win to try and secure the franchise’s 18 th championship...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 8 months ago 5,252 reads 39 comments

  25. Boston Celtics Making the Strongest Case for More Minutes

    Nearly a quarter of the way through the NBA season, the Boston Celtics remain one of the toughest teams to figure out in the league through their 7-12 start...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 8 months ago 2,961 reads 7 comments