1. Biggest Reason Why Each NBA Team Won't Win a Championship in 2014

    Not every team has a chance at the 2014 NBA title, but it sure feels that way. It's hard to remember a year the championship seemed this wide open—there's a clear top five ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 51,397 reads 219 comments

  2. NBA Throwback Jerseys We Want Resurrected Next Season

    It's always fun to see NBA teams wearing throwback jerseys. Even if the jerseys are downright ugly (and let's be honest, lots of them are), they're at least something different, and they grant fans a peek at that team's history...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 106,616 reads 277 comments

  3. Ranking the Biggest 2013 NBA Free-Agency Re-Signings so Far

    NBA fans love when their team adds a big new player. It's fun, it's exciting and it often feels like they could be that one piece that pushes the team back to the top. Be honest, we've all been there...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 26,583 reads 49 comments

  4. Ranking Every Big-Time NBA Agent's Performance in Free Agency Thus Far

    You've undoubtedly read dozens of articles ranking and grading the NBA 's biggest free agents, but probably not so many ranking actual NBA agents—the player representatives themselves...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 10,795 reads 16 comments

  5. Best Under-the-Radar Options for LA Lakers to Upgrade Pathetic Bench

    The Los Angeles Lakers need a bench upgrade. Big time. A weak bench obviously isn't the worst of the Lakers' problems...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 30,784 reads 52 comments

  6. NBA Draft 2013: Ranking the Best and Worst Picks

    Ranking the best and worst picks in the 2013 NBA draft is more difficult than in past years since most teams seem to be getting (gasp) smarter about who they're choosing and when they're doing it...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 16,306 reads 25 comments

  7. Why Kevin McHale's Houston Rockets Would Be Perfect for Dwight Howard's Legacy

    Some might say that Dwight Howard has a difficult decision facing him this summer, but actually, it's not that tough at all. Because the Houston Rockets would be absolutely perfect for Howard and his legacy...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 9,332 reads 41 comments

  8. Will Tim Duncan Retire On Top If San Antonio Spurs Win 2013 NBA Title?

    There's a good chance you've read 60-odd “Tim Duncan is still underrated” columns over the past week or so, so rest assured, this isn't one of them (though just for the record, Duncan is still underrated)...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 5,862 reads 5 comments

  9. Timeline of Every Shoe LeBron James Wore This Season

    Behind every great superstar there's usually a great pair of sneakers. In LeBron James ' case, there are a lot of pairs of sneakers. Seriously. A lot. LeBron showed off an extensive (and impressive) collection of sneakers this season...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 22,864 reads 17 comments

  10. Predicting the Richest Contracts of 2013 NBA Free Agency

    The NBA Finals may be in full swing right now, but that's essentially inconsequential to every team in the league not named the Miami Heat or San Antonio Spurs...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 10,327 reads 9 comments

  11. Bleacher Report's 2013 NBA Playoffs Consolation Bracket

    Okay, there's a pretty good chance (read: a 100 percent chance) that this idea never happens. But honestly, how cool would a consolation NBA playoffs be? The idea is exactly how it sounds...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 5,912 reads 13 comments

  12. Craziest Tantrums and Freakouts of 2012-13 NBA Season

    It's no secret that emotions are a big part of basketball—maybe even the biggest part. Basketball is an emotional game, and that holds true for everyone from players to coaches and even fans...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 31,222 reads 17 comments

  13. Sickest Sneakers of the NBA Playoffs

    The NBA as a whole has gone a bit fashion crazy recently, and not in a good way. But I'm happy to report that for every bad jacket or pair of lensless glasses, there's a sick pair of sneakers to make up for it...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 47,262 reads 70 comments

  14. 20 Most Astonishing Photos of the 2013 NBA Playoffs

    We've got plenty of the 2013 NBA playoffs left to go, and already the amazing and astonishing moments are piling up. Every postseason is memorable in its own way, but this year it seems even more memorable than usual...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 22,437 reads 28 comments

  15. The Best and Worst Tattoos on NBA Playoff Ballers

    There are way more tattoos in the NBA than there are players at this point, so choosing between the best and worst of them can be pretty tough. Even if we're just talking about playoff ballers...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 92,751 reads 68 comments

  16. NBA Free-Agents-to-Be Who Killed Their Market Value in Playoffs

    The NBA playoffs are all about a shot at the title, but for every future free agent participating, it's also a chance to up their market value...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 210 reads 36 comments

  17. How the NBA Playoffs Would Have Played out Without Injuries to Stars

    That's right. The NBA playoffs with no injuries. How great would that be? For once there wouldn't be any second-guessing or any talk of asterisks being thrown onto titles. We would definitively know the best team in the NBA...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 1,804 reads 21 comments

  18. How a Crowd Can Swing an NBA Playoff Game

    There's not a lot of hard data on how a crowd can affect an NBA playoff game. There are no studies showing how much a crowd contributes to a huge run or a key defensive stop in the fourth quarter...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 2,200 reads 8 comments

  19. Upset Meter for Every 2nd-Round NBA Playoff Series

    We're not going to see any sweeps in Round 2 of the NBA playoffs. That's already clear. Upsets, though...that's a different story. It's hard to remember a second round more compelling than this...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 10,916 reads 45 comments

  20. The Craziest Things We've Seen Happen During 2013 NBA Playoffs

    We're only on Round 2 of the 2013 NBA playoffs, and already we've seen just about everything under the sun. And I do mean everything. Ridiculous shots, incredible performances, dramatic comebacks, irritating fans...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 4,406 reads 5 comments

  21. NBA Playoffs 2013: Predicting Winners for Friday's Round 2 Games

    We had to wait a whole day without the NBA playoffs, and it was torture. Thank goodness they're back. Both the Golden State Warriors-San Antonio Spurs series and the Chicago Bulls-Miami ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 20,720 reads 72 comments

  22. One Trade Every NBA Playoff Team Would Make If They Could Right Now

    The trade deadline was in February. It's long past. And unfortunately, it's unlikely that any players on your favorite playoff team are going to take a sudden, massive step forward...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 1,718 reads 7 comments

  23. Will Indiana Pacers' 2013 Playoff Run Decipher Danny Granger's Future?

    Things are looking pretty good for the Indiana Pacers right now. The Pacers are beating up on the Atlanta Hawks , they’ve (arguably) looked like one of the top four teams ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 13,647 reads 7 comments

  24. 1 Reason Your Favorite Playoff Team Won't Win 2013 NBA Title

    The first round of the NBA playoffs has already begun, but it's not over by a long shot. That means the title dreams of every team—from the favorites to the total underdogs—are still alive...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 5,716 reads 19 comments

  25. Lakers a Better Defensive Team Without Kobe Bryant

    If you're looking for a silver lining to Kobe Bryant 's late-season injury, then here's a small one: The Los Angeles Lakers are a better defensive team without him...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 4,480 reads 34 comments