1. Ohio State Buckeyes Recruiting: Why Trey Johnson Is Team's Most Crucial Recruit

    Trey Johnson isn’t the most highly-touted recruit to commit to the Ohio State Buckeyes. He’s just the most important. Urban Meyer has, per usual, assembled a stellar recruiting class down in Columbus...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 3,801 reads 8 comments

  2. Novak Djokovic: Why Australian Open Win Will Set Up Career Year for Djoker

    If his play in the Australian Open is any indication, Novak Djokovic is primed to have a big, big year...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 3,677 reads 83 comments

  3. National Signing Day 2013: Predicting Where Top Recruits Will Go

    Put on your recruiting hats, boys and girls—the 2013 National Signing Day is fast approaching, and it’s time to predict how things will shake out among a few of the nation’s top recruits...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 3,590 reads 0 comments

  4. Super Bowl 2013: San Francisco 49ers Will Run Wild on Baltimore Ravens

    Anyone who loves seeing some good old fashioned ground-and-pound will be thrilled when they watch the 2013 Super Bowl. The San Francisco 49ers are set to run all over the Baltimore Ravens next week...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 1,750 reads 1 comments

  5. Ranking NBA Coaches Most Likely to Be Fired in 2013

    If the last few months are any indication, there are more NBA head coaches likely to be fired in 2013. It might not always be fair, but front offices seem to be getting more and more eager to pull the trigger on coaching changes...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 6,099 reads 17 comments

  6. The Complete Job Description of Kobe Bryant

    Okay, sure, we all know that Kobe Bryant ’s job is to play basketball for the Los Angeles Laker s ... o n the surface anyways. In reality, it goes much deeper than that...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 6,842 reads 54 comments

  7. NBA Superstars Hiding in Small Markets

    There are inherent benefits that go with being a superstar in a big market. Bigger markets mean more coverage, and in a league as narrative driven as the NBA , that's important. Take, for example, Derrick Rose 's MVP victory in the 2010-11 season...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 2,572 reads 17 comments

  8. NBA Players Teams Shouldn't Waste Money on

    With contracts finalizing soon, a lot of NBA teams are scrambling to make last-second roster changes. And though there are many talented free agents still available for the picking, ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 1,775 reads 2 comments

  9. Blueprint to Building Around an NBA Superstar

    Every now and again, NBA fans are given a lesson on the blueprint to building around an NBA superstar. Some teams, like the Oklahoma City Thunder and the San Antonio Spurs, seem to have figured everything out...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 2,689 reads 12 comments

  10. 6 NBA Stars Who Need a Title the Most

    Every single player in the NBA wants a title. That goes without saying. But there are always a few players in the league that need a title...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 191 reads 121 comments

  11. 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 almost 2 years ago 19,970 reads 55 comments

  12. 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 almost 2 years ago 6,162 reads 43 comments

  13. 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 almost 2 years ago 6,682 reads 28 comments

  14. 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 almost 2 years ago 1,201 reads 4 comments

  15. 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 almost 2 years ago 23,854 reads 58 comments

  16. 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 almost 2 years ago 1,479 reads 2 comments

  17. 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 almost 2 years ago 1,791 reads 3 comments

  18. 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 almost 2 years ago 8,571 reads 26 comments

  19. 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 444 reads 192 comments

  20. 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 2,318 reads 16 comments

  21. 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 ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 2,812 reads 1 comments

  22. 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 2,881 reads 8 comments

  23. 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 3,467 reads 8 comments

  24. 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 3,147 reads 22 comments

  25. 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 3,653 reads 52 comments