1. How Jeremy Lamb Is Panning Out for OKC Thunder

    Jeremy Lamb had a lot of people worried with his less-than-stellar preseason, in which he shot 37 percent from the floor and a whopping 17 percent from deep, but he’s dispelled those doubts nicely to this point in the season...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 1 year ago 10,591 reads 16 comments

  2. Orlando Magic Would Be a Scary-Good Team with Jabari Parker

    When it comes down to it, there are basically two steps to assembling a championship-caliber NBA roster. First, somehow acquire a franchise-changing superstar or two. And second, surround him/them with a good supporting cast...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 1 year ago 9,981 reads 52 comments

  3. Minnesota Timberwolves Power Rankings: Rating Each Player After 1st 6 Weeks

    Breathe easy, Minnesota Timberwolves fans. No, the team's not playing perfectly right now. And yeah, there are some serious flaws beginning to surface, specifically the absolutely dreadful bench play (more on that in a bit)...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 1 year ago 6,003 reads 11 comments

  4. Initial Report Card Grades for Every Key OKC Thunder Player

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have some fresh faces in the rotation this season, but the results they're getting haven't changed...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 1 year ago 3,402 reads 2 comments

  5. Adjustments Coach Scott Brooks Still Must Make for OKC Thunder

    Scott Brooks hasn't always been the greatest of coaches, but give the man some credit. He's done a good job this season...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 1 year ago 3,762 reads 13 comments

  6. Pleasant Surprises from Oklahoma City Thunder's Early Slate of Games

    The Oklahoma City Thunder are just a few games into the 2013-14 season. While there haven't been any bombshells quite the magnitude of the James Harden trade, there have still been a few surprises...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 1 year ago 6,084 reads 5 comments

  7. Checklist for Atlanta Hawks' Al Horford to Be Even Better This Season

    With Josh Smith now suiting up for the Detroit Pistons , the Atlanta Hawks have totally geared their team around Al Horford , who may finally get the credit he deserves for his brilliant all-around game...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 1 year ago 2,151 reads 8 comments

  8. Final Offseason Grades for the OKC Thunder

    The Oklahoma City Thunder 's summer is just about wrapped up now, and that means it's time to dole out some final offseason grades...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 1 year ago 1,508 reads 3 comments

  9. Complete 2013-14 Scouting Report and Predictions for Dirk Nowitzki

    Dirk Nowitzki heads into his 16th season without quite the supporting cast that he and Mark Cuban were probably hoping for when Cuban chose not to re-sign Tyson Chandler a few years ago...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 1 year ago 2,550 reads 8 comments

  10. Complete 2013-14 Scouting Report and Predictions for Russell Westbrook

    Russell Westbrook isn't back for his sixth season quite yet, so if you're looking for some exciting, athletic point guard play, you'll just have to tune into Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls for the time being...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 1 year ago 3,947 reads 3 comments

  11. Why Russell Westbrook's Absence Will Validate His Superstar Status

    Russell Westbrook pretty definitively proved his value in last year's playoffs, but if any doubts do still remain, they'll almost certainly be dispelled by the time Westbrook returns to the court...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 1 year ago 9,791 reads 7 comments

  12. Every NBA Team Summed Up in 140 Characters

    Now that the NBA preseason has finally kicked off, it's time to take a good, hard look at where each team stands. It's starting to feel like the 2013-14 season could be wide open...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 1 year ago 7,597 reads 13 comments

  13. The 1 Player on Every NBA Team Who Deserves More Attention Entering 2013-14

    You know what both the best and worst thing about the NBA is right now? There are almost too many good players. The league is as deep in talent as it's ever been, if not more so...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 1 year ago 54,204 reads 98 comments

  14. Andre Iguodala's Ultimate Training Camp Checklist for 2013-14 Season

    For a while, it's seemed like Andre Iguodala , the prototypical “glue guy,” has been searching for the perfect team to lend his skills to. And he may have found that in the Golden State Warriors ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 1 year ago 2,275 reads 8 comments

  15. Where Russell Westbrook Must Improve When He's Healthy for OKC Thunder

    It was recently announced that Russell Westbrook will miss the first four to six weeks of this coming NBA season after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery, per ESPN.com news services ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 1 year ago 1,812 reads 7 comments

  16. Ranking the Most Polarizing Stars in the NBA Entering 2013-14 Training Camp

    There's no shortage of polarizing players in today's NBA , least of all polarizing stars. The digital age has brought with it a much closer look at superstars both on and off the ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 9,193 reads 35 comments

  17. 10 Things Every Fan Needs to Know About the OKC Thunder for 2013-14 Season

    The Oklahoma City Thunder didn't have quite as eventful a summer as they did last season (though there's still time— James Harden wasn't traded until late October), but don't make the mistake of assuming that nothing has changed in OKC ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 2,397 reads 2 comments

  18. Why OKC Thunder's Potential Dynasty Hopes Hinge on Serge Ibaka's Evolution

    The Oklahoma City Thunder need Serge Ibaka to grow, and they need it to happen this season. Their title hopes over the next few years might depend on it. Don't get me wrong; the Thunder can absolutely win a title with Ibaka as he is now...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 5,442 reads 15 comments

  19. Each NBA Team's Theme Song for 2013-14 Season

    Sure, the 2013-14 NBA season is still a few months away, but it's never too early to start picking out each team's theme song...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 24,725 reads 43 comments

  20. NBA Teams with the Most Work to Do Heading into Training Camp

    The NBA is always changing and never (well, almost never) has there been a better example than this summer. There was a massive amount of turnover around the league this offseason, and it affected everybody...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 1,636 reads 1 comments

  21. One Bold Prediction for Every NBA Impact Rookie

    The 2013 NBA draft class may not be as top-heavy as the 2014 class is sure to be, but make no mistake—this season's top rookies are going to have a serious impact...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 7,280 reads 21 comments

  22. A Do-over for Every Major NBA Free-Agency Signing This Offseason

    Well, it's officially the dead period of the NBA offseason. The draft is long past, all the major free agents have been snatched up and essentially all excitement has died off until October...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 5,270 reads 21 comments

  23. The Most Original NBA Jerseys of the Last 20 Years

    The New Orleans Pelicans recently unveiled the uniforms they'll be wearing for the 2013-14 season, and the overwhelming sentiment seemed to be this: boring. And that's not too surprising...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 48,448 reads 92 comments

  24. Who the Space Jam Aliens Would Steal Talents from in 2013

    There can't be more than four or five people in the world who haven't seen Space Jam at this point, but if you're one of them, just give the movie's Wikipedia page a quick glance...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 29,166 reads 68 comments

  25. Who Will Be OKC Thunder's Third Option Behind Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook?

    The Oklahoma City Thunder may be one of the three or four best teams in the league, but they have a major question to answer this season...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 7,212 reads 36 comments