1. Predicting Kyrie Irving's Production as Cleveland Cavs' Third Wheel

    No NBA player has had a better offseason than Kyrie Irving , whose role with the Cleveland Cavaliers has (thankfully) changed tremendously over the past few months...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 1 day ago 16,646 reads 79 comments

  2. Realistic Expectations for Kyle Anderson's Rookie Season with San Antonio Spurs

    The San Antonio Spurs ' Kyle Anderson may just be the most fascinating rookie in the NBA next season, if only because there's virtually never been a player quite like him—a ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 19 days ago 11,935 reads 26 comments

  3. How Thunder Can Make Sure Kevin Durant Will Stay with OKC Long-Term

    First things first, the amount of attention Kevin Durant 's 2016 free agency has already received is ridiculous. Around this time two years ago, James Harden was still a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 23 days ago 16,238 reads 62 comments

  4. Anthony Morrow Is Great Fit for OKC Thunder and Vice Versa

    One-dimensional players don't often move the needle on title contenders, but that looks to be exactly the case with Anthony Morrow and the Oklahoma City Thunder ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 1 month ago 8,676 reads 19 comments

  5. Report Card Grades for OKC Thunder's 2014 Offseason So Far

    For the first time in a long time, the Oklahoma City Thunder headed into the offseason needing to reload rather than just hoping to...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 1 month ago 5,708 reads 24 comments

  6. 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 2 months ago 8,606 reads 27 comments

  7. 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 2 months ago 6,513 reads 17 comments

  8. 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 3 months ago 16,457 reads 54 comments

  9. 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 3 months ago 7,610 reads 23 comments

  10. 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 3 months ago 7,240 reads 39 comments

  11. 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 3 months ago 1,098 reads 3 comments

  12. 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 4 months ago 15,522 reads 38 comments

  13. 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 4 months ago 3,128 reads 28 comments

  14. 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 4 months ago 1,147 reads 1 comments

  15. 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 4 months ago 987 reads 4 comments

  16. 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 5 months ago 6,079 reads 17 comments

  17. 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 5 months ago 2,706 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 5 months ago 2,349 reads 6 comments

  19. 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 6 months ago 4,200 reads 3 comments

  20. 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 6 months ago 1,993 reads 5 comments

  21. 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 6 months ago 4,752 reads 21 comments

  22. 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 6 months ago 7,416 reads 19 comments

  23. 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 6 months ago 3,726 reads 10 comments

  24. 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 6 months ago 6,877 reads 9 comments

  25. 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 7 months ago 4,333 reads 5 comments