1. Post-2014 NBA All-Star Break Predictions for the Portland Trail Blazers

    If you told a Portland Trail Blazers fan back in the 2013 offseason that their team would be fifth in the Western Conference and featuring two All-Stars, they likely would have jumped for joy, but that is not the current mood surrounding the Blazers...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 7 months ago 1,479 reads 2 comments

  2. Do Boston Celtics Need a Trade Before the Deadline?

    While most active teams around the trade deadline are looking to add one more piece to put themselves into the championship conversation or offload a bad contract for some future ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 7 months ago 4,314 reads 8 comments

  3. Do Indiana Pacers Need a Trade Before the Deadline?

    The Indiana Pacers have been the toast of the league in 2013-14, ripping through opponents behind a stifling defense, the continued development of Paul George and Lance Stephenson and a bench that suddenly goes more than two guys deep...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 7 months ago 7,484 reads 52 comments

  4. Could Kris Humphries Have a Future with Boston Celtics?

    If you were asked in September to name which Boston Celtics players would have been traded by late January, Kris Humphries would have likely been at or near the top of your list...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 8 months ago 4,719 reads 27 comments

  5. Boston Celtics Have Embarrassment of Draft Pick Riches Now

    In an increasingly cap-conscious NBA , first-round draft picks have easily become one of the league’s most valued assets besides superstar players, and the Boston Celtics ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 8 months ago 35,287 reads 71 comments

  6. What's Next For Boston Celtics After Courtney Lee Trade?

    By agreeing to trade Courtney Lee to the Memphis Grizzlies for long-term cap relief in the form of Jerryd Bayless , it has officially become selling season in Boston...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 8 months ago 10,500 reads 73 comments

  7. 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 9 months ago 6,368 reads 38 comments

  8. 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 9 months ago 11,673 reads 56 comments

  9. 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 9 months ago 5,305 reads 16 comments

  10. 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 9 months ago 13,543 reads 12 comments

  11. 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 9 months ago 64,228 reads 52 comments

  12. 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 9 months ago 5,606 reads 2 comments

  13. 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 9 months ago 13,237 reads 35 comments

  14. 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 9 months ago 18,929 reads 52 comments

  15. 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 9 months ago 28,095 reads 90 comments

  16. 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 9 months ago 8,106 reads 34 comments

  17. 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 9 months ago 7,961 reads 34 comments

  18. 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 9 months ago 26,956 reads 159 comments

  19. 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 9 months ago 12,727 reads 39 comments

  20. 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 9 months ago 5,217 reads 17 comments

  21. 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 9 months ago 4,105 reads 6 comments

  22. 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 9 months ago 6,746 reads 63 comments

  23. 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 9 months ago 9,092 reads 21 comments

  24. 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 9 months ago 27,186 reads 145 comments

  25. 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 9 months ago 14,130 reads 27 comments