1. 1 Bold First-Round Prediction for Every 2013 NBA Playoff Team

    Now that the NBA playoffs are beginning, it's time to make some predictions. Bold predictions. This year's first round has blessed us with some really fun—and really intriguing—match-ups...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 7,739 reads 19 comments

  2. 25 Best Dunks of the 2012-13 NBA Season

    The 2012-13 NBA season was a good one for dunks. The high-fliers were out in full force this year, showing off the best slams, jams and putbacks that the league has to offer...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 74,206 reads 62 comments

  3. The Real Reason These NBA Franchises Aren't Making the Playoffs This Year

    If you're here, then it's for one reason and one reason alone. You want to know why your favorite team isn't going to make the playoffs this season...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 1,440 reads 5 comments

  4. Ranking Most Unpredictable 2013 NBA Playoff Teams

    There's something to be said about predictability in the NBA . It's nice to root for a team that performs consistently on a night-to-night basis...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 4,666 reads 17 comments

  5. One Reason to Watch Every Awful NBA Team Down the Stretch

    As the 2012-13 NBA season winds to a close, many fans of the worst teams in the league are asking the same question: “Should I really keep watching over the final few games?” ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 2,415 reads 5 comments

  6. The Most Important Role Player on Every Projected NBA Playoff Team

    Come playoff time, having great role players becomes exponentially more important. We see it every year. Just look at last season’s NBA Finals...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 1,505 reads 14 comments

  7. Hilarious Yelp Reviews of NBA Arenas

    Most of the NBA arena reviews found on Yelp are honest, helpful looks at different venues across the country. Needless to say, none of those will be featured here. This is a place for the more...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 5,252 reads 8 comments

  8. Biggest Loser: NBA Edition

    The words "overweight" and "professional basketball" don't really go together—or at least they shouldn’t. Being overweight in the NBA tends to be a distinct disadvantage...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 2 years ago 13,482 reads 13 comments

  9. Grading the Performance of Every NBA Star Who Returned from Injury 2005-13

    NBA fans everywhere are excited for Derrick Rose 's return to basketball, but at the back of everyone's mind is the same thought—will he be the same? Every player recovers from injury differently...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 2 years ago 1,875 reads 5 comments

  10. Updated NBA 'Moneyball' Rankings

    Not everybody likes it, but analytics are taking root in the NBA . More and more advanced statistics are being created and used as a way to evaluate players and teams...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 2 years ago 25,295 reads 30 comments

  11. NBA Analysts Who Prematurely Stuck a Fork in the Lakers

    Stop me if you've heard this one—the Los Angeles Lakers' season is over. The Lakers' success—or lack thereof—has been the story of the season ever since head coach Mike Brown was fired after a sluggish, 1-4 start...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 2 years ago 11,768 reads 46 comments

  12. Best and Worst NBA Bobbleheads

    Bobbleheads are the crown jewel of NBA giveaways. You might skip the game that would net you a foam finger or some kind of refrigerator magnet, but you're at the arena on the night they're giving out the plastic statues with giant heads...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 2 years ago 13,176 reads 35 comments

  13. How to Be the NBA's Worst Teammate

    The annual race for the not-so-prestigious—and imaginary—Stephon Marbury award (given to the worst teammate in the NBA ) is a tight one this year...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 2 years ago 467 reads 21 comments

  14. Tim Donaghy Will Give You Gambling Advice for a Price

    That's right, people. Everyone's favorite former referee, Tim Donaghy, is back. Most NBA fans undoubtedly remember Donaghy, but for those who don't—or those who need a refresher—here's a recap...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 2 years ago 5,979 reads 6 comments

  15. The Anatomy of an NBA Entourage

    After “The Decision” aired, a surprising amount of controversy arose over NBA entourages. The general narrative was that LeBron James ' entourage pushed him in the ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 2 years ago 15,470 reads 38 comments

  16. Updated NBA Facial Hair Rankings

    At this point, there are more beards and mustaches in the NBA than there are NBA players. Alright, so maybe that's not true. But it sure feels like it, doesn't it? Every team seems to have at least one player with some type of outrageous facial hair..

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 2 years ago 20,772 reads 52 comments

  17. Best and Worst NBA Harlem Shake Videos

    Unless you were blessed with titanic willpower, then you probably hate all of the Harlem Shake videos, yet can't stop yourself from clicking on one when it pops up on YouTube. Don't worry...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 2 years ago 20,213 reads 10 comments

  18. What Each NBA Star Really Wants

    It goes without saying that every NBA player wants to win a championship. Trying to figure out what they want beyond that, though, can get pretty tricky...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 2 years ago 27,572 reads 131 comments

  19. NBA 2K13's Trade Deadline Would Have Been Way Better Than the Real Thing

    Do you want to know why the NBA2K13 trade deadline would have been better than the real thing? Because the general managers in that game have guts, that's why. Alright, to be fair, that's mostly because those GMs aren't real...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 2 years ago 6,385 reads 8 comments

  20. And the Nominees Are: NBA Performances Deserving an Oscar

    Who cares about the real Oscars when there are NBA Oscars to be handed out? This NBA season has been chock-full of theatrics...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 2 years ago 39,840 reads 57 comments

  21. NBA Swag: Who Has It, Who Doesn't?

    The word "swag" gets tossed around a lot when it comes to professional athletes, particularly NBA players. The word means something a little different to everybody, but swagger is confidence, almost arrogance, when it comes to one's abilities...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 2 years ago 23,826 reads 106 comments

  22. Breaking Down the Head-Scratching Business Ventures of NBA Stars

    It's no secret that NBA stars make an absolute killing. There are players in the league who are earning well over $20 million per year. And all that money has to go somewhere. The problem is that it all too often goes to the wrong place...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 2 years ago 100,334 reads 30 comments

  23. Where Are They Now?: The Random NBA All-Star Edition

    If you're an NBA junkie, there's a good chance that at some point you've watched highlights of some game from 20 or 30 years ago and thought, "Whatever happened to that guy?" There ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 2 years ago 8,820 reads 13 comments

  24. Each 2013 NBA Dunk Contest Participant's Ultimate Highlight Reel

    It's almost that time, boys and girls. It's almost time for the 2013 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. Of course, the key word there is “almost.” We've still got days to wait until the dunk contest kicks off (Saturday, Feb...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 2 years ago 30,938 reads 45 comments

  25. The Origin Stories of Every NBA Team's Name

    The announcement that the New Orleans Hornets would be changing their name to the Pelicans shocked the NBA world a few weeks ago. However, it also shed a little light on some interesting NBA history and how each team got its name...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 2 years ago 6,625 reads 115 comments