1. 5 Surprising Statistics That Are Defining the Washington Wizards' Season

    Heading into the season, most assumed that the Washington Wizards —by virtue of their stingy defense—would be one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference. Thus far, that assumption has proved to be dead on...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 1 day ago 2,635 reads 7 comments

  2. Best and Worst-Case Scenarios for Washington Wizards in the Month of December

    The Washington Wizards have had an exciting December, to say the least. Thanks to a terrific out-of-bounds play and a heroic John Wall performance , Washington is 5-1 on the month and looking to build up a serious winning streak...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 8 days ago 2,257 reads 1 comments

  3. Washington Wizards Player Power Rankings: Stacking Up the Roster in December

    Roughly a quarter of the way through the 2014-15 NBA season, the Washington Wizards ' rotation is finally beginning to take shape. We entered the season with an idea of who the major contributors would be on this Wizards squad...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 15 days ago 2,874 reads 8 comments

  4. Washington Wizards' Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for December

    Roughly one month into the regular season, it's safe to say the Washington Wizards are a good team. Just how good they are, though, is a lot tougher to pin down. The Wizards are 9-5, good for second in the Eastern Conference...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 22 days ago 3,221 reads 12 comments

  5. Portland Trail Blazers vs. Boston Celtics: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    The Portland Trail Blazers beat the Boston Celtics 94-88 to extend their league-high winning streak to seven games. The Celtics held the Blazers to just 35 percent shooting in the first half, and entered the third quarter up 49-44...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 26 days ago 3,151 reads 8 comments

  6. Most Startling Statistics of Washington Wizards' Season so Far

    As the Washington Wizards can attest to, the early portion of the NBA season is rife with wacky data. When a handful of games is the only sample size available, you'll sometimes see things like Rasual Butler shooting 56...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 29 days ago 3,701 reads 1 comments

  7. Denver Nuggets vs. New York Knicks: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    The New York Knicks (3-8) beat the Denver Nuggets (2-7) 109-93 to snap a seven-game losing streak. The game was knotted up at after the first quarter, but the Nuggets weren't able ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 1 month ago 5,044 reads 34 comments

  8. 5 Players Washington Wizards Are Most Likely to Target in a Potential Trade

    It's shaping up to be a fun season for the Washington Wizards . Despite the absence of two rotation staples in Bradley Beal and Martell Webster, the Wizards are 6-2 and sit just a half-game outside of first in the Eastern Conference ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 1 month ago 10,385 reads 21 comments

  9. The Good, Bad and Ugly from New Orleans Pelicans' Early Season

    It's typically not possible to form any conclusions about an NBA team early in the year. The New Orleans Pelicans , however, are an exception. Because after just four games, it's obvious New Orleans is in for a roller coaster season...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 1 month ago 2,249 reads 9 comments

  10. Grading Washington Wizards' Final 15-Man Roster

    The Washington Wizards ' season may have started in a less-than-ideal fashion, but it would be wise not to get down on the team just yet. To say the Wizards were shorthanded when they fell 107-95 to the Miami Heat would be an understatement...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 1 month ago 4,188 reads 6 comments

  11. New Orleans Pelicans 2014-15 Season Preview: Roster Check, Record Prediction

    It's a fun time to be a New Orleans Pelicans fan. Not only did Anthony Davis spend his summer tearing through international competition, but New Orleans also made one of the year's bigger acquisitions when it traded for Omer Asik ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 1 month ago 3,637 reads 11 comments

  12. Win-Loss Predictions for Denver Nuggets in 2014-15 Season

    The 2014-15 Denver Nuggets look like a legitimate playoff team. Unfortunately, that's something that can be said about all but a handful of franchises in the Western Conference...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 2 months ago 3,181 reads 13 comments

  13. Which NY Knicks Do and Don't Fit the Triangle Offense?

    It will take time for the New York Knicks to adjust to the triangle offense. The constant flow and whirring movement of the triangle bears little resemblance to the Knicks' old, ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 2 months ago 17,507 reads 25 comments

  14. Why Anderson Varejao Is the Cleveland Cavaliers' Biggest X-Factor

    It's easy to overlook Anderson Varejao on a team boasting LeBron James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving . It's also a mistake...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 3 months ago 4,791 reads 6 comments

  15. Bold Predictions for James Harden's 2014-15 Season

    The 2014-15 NBA season will be James Harden 's biggest test yet. Thanks to a borderline disastrous summer that saw Chandler Parsons, Jeremy Lin and Omer Asik all skip town, the ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 3 months ago 1,929 reads 9 comments

  16. Team USA vs Dominican Republic: Game Grades, Analysis for FIBA World Cup Matchup

    The Dominican Republic pushed Team USA for much of the first half, but ultimately, the United States was too talented, busting the game open in the final 20 minutes en route to a 106-71 victory...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 4 months ago 26,605 reads 12 comments

  17. Senegal vs. Argentina: Live Score and Highlights for FIBA World Cup 2014

    Summary To be honest, there's not all that much to say about this one. Argentina (3-1) controlled the game from the tip and cruised to an easy 81-46 victory over Senegal (2-2)...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 4 months ago 4,359 reads 0 comments

  18. Mexico vs. Australia: Live Score and Highlights for FIBA World Cup 2014

    Summary Mexico (1-3) put up a real fight at the end, but Australia (3-1) walked away with the win, 70-62...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 4 months ago 3,626 reads 2 comments

  19. USA Basketball vs New Zealand: Game Grades, Analysis for FIBA World Cup Matchup

    After an up-and-down performance against Turkey on Sunday, it was important that Team USA came away with a convincing win against the New Zealand Tall Blacks. Mission accomplished...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 4 months ago 7,270 reads 16 comments

  20. Ranking the Miami Heat's Offseason Acquisitions

    The Miami Heat did not have a great offseason. Losing the best player in the world will do that. Although losing LeBron James was a big blow, it's hard not to be impressed with how well Miami recovered...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 4 months ago 13,958 reads 41 comments

  21. Predicting Kyrie Irving's Production as Cleveland Cavs' Third Wheel

    No NBA player has had a better offseason than Kyrie Irving , whose role with the Cleveland Cavaliers has (thankfully) changed tremendously over the past few months...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 4 months ago 18,524 reads 81 comments

  22. Realistic Expectations for Kyle Anderson's Rookie Season with San Antonio Spurs

    The San Antonio Spurs ' Kyle Anderson may just be the most fascinating rookie in the NBA next season, if only because there's virtually never been a player quite like him—a ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 4 months ago 14,226 reads 26 comments

  23. How Thunder Can Make Sure Kevin Durant Will Stay with OKC Long-Term

    First things first, the amount of attention Kevin Durant 's 2016 free agency has already received is ridiculous. Around this time two years ago, James Harden was still a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 5 months ago 16,816 reads 62 comments

  24. Anthony Morrow Is Great Fit for OKC Thunder and Vice Versa

    One-dimensional players don't often move the needle on title contenders, but that looks to be exactly the case with Anthony Morrow and the Oklahoma City Thunder ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 5 months ago 9,174 reads 19 comments

  25. Report Card Grades for OKC Thunder's 2014 Offseason So Far

    For the first time in a long time, the Oklahoma City Thunder headed into the offseason needing to reload rather than just hoping to...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 5 months ago 6,014 reads 24 comments