1. 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 1 year ago 20,678 reads 72 comments

  2. 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 1 year ago 1,675 reads 7 comments

  3. 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 1 year ago 13,497 reads 7 comments

  4. 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 1 year ago 5,684 reads 19 comments

  5. 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 1 year ago 4,331 reads 34 comments

  6. 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 over 1 year ago 7,706 reads 19 comments

  7. 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 over 1 year ago 73,914 reads 62 comments

  8. 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 over 1 year ago 1,420 reads 5 comments

  9. 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 over 1 year ago 4,633 reads 17 comments

  10. 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 over 1 year ago 2,390 reads 5 comments

  11. 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 over 1 year ago 1,453 reads 14 comments

  12. 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 over 1 year ago 5,095 reads 8 comments

  13. 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 over 1 year ago 13,198 reads 13 comments

  14. 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 over 1 year ago 1,812 reads 5 comments

  15. 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 over 1 year ago 25,103 reads 30 comments

  16. 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 over 1 year ago 11,725 reads 46 comments

  17. 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 over 1 year ago 12,476 reads 35 comments

  18. 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 over 1 year ago 271 reads 21 comments

  19. 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 over 1 year ago 5,467 reads 6 comments

  20. 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 over 1 year ago 14,712 reads 38 comments

  21. 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 over 1 year ago 18,771 reads 52 comments

  22. 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 over 1 year ago 19,837 reads 10 comments

  23. 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 over 1 year ago 27,514 reads 131 comments

  24. 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 over 1 year ago 6,002 reads 8 comments

  25. 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 over 1 year ago 39,675 reads 57 comments