1. Dark-Horse Contenders for Every Major NBA Award

    Awards season is still a ways away, but that doesn't mean that it's too early to identify a few of the surprise dark horses for this year's set of NBA awards...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 19,956 reads 55 comments

  2. How Long Will It Take Healthy Lakers to Reach Peak Form?

    Now that Steve Nash and Pau Gasol have finally both returned to the Los Angeles Lakers , it's time to answer the question: How long will it take the healthy Lakers to reach peak ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 6,142 reads 43 comments

  3. 3 Ways Kobe Bryant Has Improved in the 2012-13 NBA Season

    The Los Angeles Lakers may be floundering, but Kobe Bryant has done nothing but improve this season—most notably by taking better shots, picking his spots and embracing the pick-and-roll...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 6,617 reads 28 comments

  4. NBA's 10 Most Captivating Highlight-Reel Moments in 2012

    The NBA calender year is wrapping up, so let's take a look back at the 10 most captivating highlight-reel moments of 2012. The NBA's slogan is "Where Amazing Happens," and "Amazing" happened quite a bit in 2012...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 1,176 reads 4 comments

  5. Updated Rankings for the Best Dunks of the NBA Season

    The dunks are piling up this year, and it's important to stay updated with new rankings for the best dunks of this NBA season...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 23,699 reads 58 comments

  6. 7 NBA Storylines Every Fan Will See Culminate in 2013

    This year's NBA season is only about a third of the way through, but it's already led to the creation of tons of great storylines, many of which we'll see culminate in 2013. Everyone loves a good story, and the NBA proves to be no exception...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 1,453 reads 2 comments

  7. The Photos That Defined the 2012 NBA Calendar Year

    The photos that defined the 2012 NBA calend a r year also double as the memories that defined th at same calend a r year...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 1,778 reads 3 comments

  8. Best On-Court and Off-Court Smack Talk of NBA Season So Far

    For those of you who say that the days of NBA trash talk are long gone, I present you with the best on- and off-court smack talk of the season so far. Okay, sure, the NBA is mostly buddy-buddy now...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 8,502 reads 26 comments

  9. The NBA's Next Generation of Highlight-Reel Dunkers

    The NBA 's next generation of highlight-reel dunkers is upon us. In fact, many of these players have been throwing down monster dunks for several years already...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 362 reads 192 comments

  10. 10 Early-Season Injuries Killing NBA Teams

    As many NBA teams (and fans) are finding out, early-season injuries can be a killer. There’s not much worse than watching a quarter of the NBA season slip by without one of your favorite players so much as touching the floor...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 2,282 reads 16 comments

  11. Twitter Pics and Instagrams from the Los Angeles Lakers Soap Opera Season

    The Los Angeles Lakers are going through a soap opera of a season right now, so here for the long-suffering (21 games of mediocrity must feel like a lifetime for the Lakers) Lakers ...

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  12. 7 NBA Teams That Desperately Need an Arena Upgrade

    Being the fan of an NBA team that desperately needs an arena upgrade is hard work. Watching live NBA games is usually about as good as it gets...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 2,765 reads 8 comments

  13. Are Oklahoma City Thunder Nothing but Tragic Foil to NBA's Big-Market Giants?

    Following the Oklahoma City Thunder 's loss to the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals and the subsequent trading of James Harden, a question was raised: Is Oklahoma City nothing ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 3,431 reads 8 comments

  14. 5 Warning Signs Oklahoma City Thunder Won't Repeat as Western Conference Champs

    Teams of the Western Conference, rejoice—there have already been a few warning signs that the Oklahoma City Thunder won't repeat as the Western Conference Champions. Don't roll out the championship banners just yet, though...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 3,126 reads 22 comments

  15. Denver Nuggets vs. Golden State Warriors: Live Score, Results and Highlights

    The Golden State Warriors defeat the Denver Nuggets 106-105 The 8-7 Denver Nuggets and the 8-6 Golden State Warriors are set to square off in what will already be their third (!!!) game facing each other this season...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 3,627 reads 52 comments

  16. Oklahoma City Thunder Are the NBA's Last Best Hope for Market Parity

    In an NBA landscape dominated by big-market teams, the Oklahoma City Thunder may very well be the league's best hope for market parity. Let's backtrack for a second and take a look at all of the NBA champions over the past 30 years...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 1,557 reads 4 comments

  17. Ranking the 8 Most Ridiculous NBA Mascots

    Right now, you're probably thinking, "Why hasn't someone ranked the most ridiculous NBA mascots yet?" That was it, right? Thought so. Anyways, you're in luck. Because I literally just did that...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 8,020 reads 32 comments

  18. Why No NBA Contract Can Be Considered Immovable

    There is no such thing as an immovable NBA contract. Not anymore. NBA writers and fans often use terms like “immovable” or “ untradeable ” when referring to the worst contracts in the league...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 949 reads 3 comments

  19. Why Serge Ibaka's Contract Won't Ultimately Doom the Oklahoma City Thunder

    Let’s just get straight to the point— Serge Ibaka ’s contract isn’t going to spell doom for the Oklahoma City Thunder ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 2,661 reads 8 comments

  20. Which NBA Players Would Make the Best Actors

    This will probably come as a surprise to no one but there are more than a few current NBA players who would make for some great actors...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 4,569 reads 23 comments

  21. Early Report Card Grades for Each Oklahoma City Thunder Player

    Gather around kiddos, it’s time to open up the report cards and shell out some grades to each Oklahoma City Thunder player for their play through the first four games of the season...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 3,399 reads 6 comments

  22. 5 Reasons the Thunder Are Still the Team to Beat in the Western Conference

    Could somebody please explain why the Oklahoma City Thunder have suddenly been written off? Because they're still here. They're still the team to beat in the Western Conference...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 5,308 reads 40 comments

  23. 25 Critical Changes We'll Witness in the 2012-13 NBA Season

    There's going to be some big change in the 2012-13 NBA season. The recent James Harden trade basically slapped everyone in the face with that idea. Just look at what's happened over the past year...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 24,504 reads 77 comments

  24. NBA Preseason: 6 Rookies That Have Impressed Their New Team

    The NBA doesn't tip off the 2012-2013 season for another two weeks, but the NBA preseason is going strong. And a few rookies are using the preseason to impress their new teams with some great performances before the season starts up...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 2,882 reads 0 comments

  25. Jets vs. Patriots: Could This Be Rex Ryan's Last Trip to Gillette Stadium?

    Rex Ryan ’s New York Jets have started the year slowly. As they head to Gillette Stadium to take on the New England Patriots, some are asking if Ryan will still be along for the ride next year...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 851 reads 1 comments