1. Initial Post-Draft Depth Chart for Phoenix Suns

    The Phoenix Suns just got a whole lot deeper. Phoenix entered the 2014 NBA draft with four picks, including three-first rounders, and exited the draft with four talented rookies...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 6 months ago 8,751 reads 27 comments

  2. Denver Nuggets Rumors: Buying or Selling Gossip Ahead of 2014 NBA Draft

    The Denver Nuggets are one of those unfortunate teams that's too talented to be in the lottery but not quite good enough to make the playoffs. Fortunately for Nuggets fans, the squad has the chance to correct all that in the 2014 draft...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 6 months ago 6,634 reads 17 comments

  3. The One Offseason Move OKC Thunder Must Make

    Like every team that finishes the NBA season with a loss, the Oklahoma City Thunder have some work to do this offseason. Unlike most of those teams, however, the Thunder aren't lacking in top-shelf talent...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 7 months ago 16,579 reads 54 comments

  4. 3 Areas the Oklahoma City Thunder Must Upgrade This Offseason

    It's hard to call the Oklahoma City Thunder 's season a disappointment (they did make the Western Conference Finals after all), but it didn't really feel like a success either...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 7 months ago 7,718 reads 23 comments

  5. What's at Stake for Orlando Magic in Draft Lottery?

    It's been a rough two years for the Orlando Magic from a wins perspective. Since the 2012-13 season, the Magic have racked up just 43 wins, a total that 16 teams matched or exceeded in this season alone...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 7 months ago 7,316 reads 39 comments

  6. Should Minnesota Timberwolves Give Kevin Love Input on Next Coaching Hire?

    The Kevin Love free-agency countdown started the moment the Minnesota Timberwolves signed the power forward to a four-year deal with an early termination option on the final year...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 7 months ago 1,139 reads 3 comments

  7. How to Fix Houston Rockets Defense Next Season

    It's hard to consider the Houston Rockets ' season a failure, but a first-round exit at the hands of the Portland Trail Blazers obviously wasn't what fans were hoping for. The problem was, of course, defense...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 8 months ago 15,690 reads 38 comments

  8. Paul Millsap Proving He Should Be Part of Atlanta Hawks' Future

    The Atlanta Hawks received heaps of praise for signing Paul Millsap to a two year, $19 million deal over the last offseason, but it's hard to imagine that anyone thought that the deal would turn out this well...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 8 months ago 3,444 reads 28 comments

  9. What OKC Thunder Need from Serge Ibaka During NBA Playoffs

    The Oklahoma City Thunder may be led by Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook , but Serge Ibaka is the player who really stabilizes them...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 8 months ago 1,391 reads 1 comments

  10. Final Regular-Season Grades for Every Memphis Grizzlies Player

    The Memphis Grizzlies ' roller coaster ride of a season has ended with the Grizz in possession of the seventh seed in the Western Conference and a postseason date with the Oklahoma City Thunder ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 8 months ago 1,080 reads 4 comments

  11. Who Is the Most Underrated OKC Thunder Player This Year?

    It's practically a given that members of the Oklahoma City Thunder not named Kevin Durant or Russell Westbrook will fly under the radar. Durant and Westbrook are megastars and naturally soak up most of the spotlight...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 8 months ago 6,166 reads 17 comments

  12. 5 Things to Watch for During the Cleveland Cavaliers' Final Games

    With just a handful of games left in the season, the Cleveland Cavaliers are locked in a three-way dogfight for the final spot in the Eastern Conference playoffs. Which in and of itself makes their final few games pretty compelling...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 9 months ago 2,808 reads 0 comments

  13. The 1 Team the Portland Trail Blazers Do Not Want to See in NBA Playoffs

    The Portland Trail Blazers aren't quite the offensive juggernaut/title contender that they looked to be in a roaring 22-4 start to the season, but make no mistake, they're lurking as a team that could make some noise in the playoffs...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 9 months ago 2,462 reads 6 comments

  14. Which OKC Thunder Player Has the Most Upside Right Now?

    Choosing the Oklahoma City Thunder player with the most upside is a tricky proposition. The Thunder just have so much young, raw talent...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 9 months ago 4,429 reads 3 comments

  15. Ranking Potential First Round Playoff Opponents for Houston Rockets

    Over the last few months, the Houston Rockets have firmly solidified themselves as legitimate title contenders. Since January, the Rockets are 23-7 and have the second-best net rating in the league, per NBA...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 10 months ago 2,059 reads 5 comments

  16. Grading Scott Brooks' Season for the OKC Thunder so Far

    Scott Brooks takes a strange amount of flak considering that the Oklahoma City Thunder 's record has improved every single year he's been there...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 10 months ago 4,835 reads 21 comments

  17. What OKC Thunder Must Do Between Now and Start of the NBA Playoffs

    The Oklahoma City Thunder currently sit at the top of the Western Conference at 44-15, but even they have some work to do between now and the start of the NBA playoffs...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 10 months ago 7,524 reads 19 comments

  18. Will Russell Westbrook's Role Change When He Returns to OKC Thunder?

    The only problem with Kevin Durant catching “NBA Jam” levels of fire over the past few months is that it's almost sure to reawaken the “Can Russell Westbrook ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 10 months ago 4,193 reads 10 comments

  19. Under-the-Radar Moves OKC Thunder Could Make

    By far the biggest midseason acquisition for the Oklahoma City Thunder will be Russell Westbrook , who could return as soon as February 20, per Yahoo! Sports ' Adrian Wojnarowski ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 10 months ago 7,274 reads 9 comments

  20. Minnesota Timberwolves' 2014 Trade Deadline Shopping List

    The Minnesota Timberwolves currently sit on the outside of the Western Conference playoff picture, and like many playoff hopefuls, they'll probably be looking to upgrade their team come the trade deadline...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 11 months ago 4,519 reads 5 comments

  21. Why We Should and Shouldn't Worry About Miami Heat's Recent Downturn

    The Miami Heat 's midseason slump has become an annual tradition at this point. The Heat suffered midpoint stretches of 4-6, 3-4 and 1-5 in the first three seasons of the “Big Three” era and ultimately rebounded well from all of them...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 11 months ago 13,037 reads 25 comments

  22. What We Learned About Orlando Magic During Season's First Half

    The Orlando Magic were never about wins and losses this season. This year has always been about individual player development and figuring out exactly how all the team's young pieces fit together...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 11 months ago 2,354 reads 15 comments

  23. Will Chase Budinger's Comeback Solve Minnesota Timberwolves' Bench Woes?

    It's certainly been a bizarre season for the Minnesota Timberwolves , who currently sit outside the Western Conference playoff picture and have failed to get over .500 on nine straight tries...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 11 months ago 2,090 reads 3 comments

  24. Year-End Grades for Every Key Portland Trail Blazers Player

    The narrative surrounding the Portland Trail Blazers has switched from “Are they for real?” to “How good are they really?” in the blink of an eye...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 12 months ago 3,039 reads 4 comments

  25. Re-Assessing James Harden's Decision to Turn Down OKC Thunder

    As is the case with pretty much every major NBA move, it's going to be hard to fully evaluate James Harden 's decision to turn down the Oklahoma City Thunder for the next couple of years...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 12 months ago 44,225 reads 157 comments