1. 5 Simple Steps to Shutting Down Jeremy Lin

    Jeremy Lin is finally settling into his proper place into the NBA hierarchy. He isn't the superstar that many trumpeted him to be during his magical run with the New York Knicks ...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 5,975 reads 15 comments

  2. Sleepers in the NBA's Eastern Conference

    As with anything, the cream of the NBA will ultimately rise to the top once the playoffs begin in April. But along with the teams who we know will make deep postseason runs will be a few clubs who exceeded expectations in the 2012-13 season...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 2,139 reads 6 comments

  3. Early-Season NBA Sixth Man of the Year Rankings

    Being considered one of the NBA 's best sixth men is something of an unglamorous distinction. While there is some level of recognition among hardcore basketball fans, it only goes so far...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 23,638 reads 86 comments

  4. The NBA's Most Ferocious Offensive Rebounders so Far in 2012-13

    There are certain tricks of the trade when it comes to the art of rebounding, but at its essence, rebounding is mostly about desire...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 1,615 reads 1 comments

  5. The Most Uncontrollable NBA Egos of the Past Decade

    Free agent forward Kenyon Martin claims that he hasn't been picked up by a team yet because of his brash personality . While that probably isn't the only reason, Martin's history is sure to give a few teams pause...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 2,989 reads 3 comments

  6. NBA Rumors: Most Ridiculous Reports so Far This Season

    The 2012-13 campaign is only a couple of weeks old, and yet the NBA 's rumor mill is already in midseason form...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 6,426 reads 4 comments

  7. 5 Most Overhyped NBA Super Teams of the Last 25 Years

    The recent "super team" phenomenon isn't going away any time soon, but it didn't necessarily start with the Miami Heat in the summer of 2010...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 699 reads 14 comments

  8. Predicting Which 2010 NBA Draft Picks Will Get Extensions Next Season

    A number of stars from the 2009 draft class signed four-year extensions just prior to the NBA 's October 31 midnight deadline...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 1,038 reads 2 comments

  9. How the Los Angeles Lakers Will Struggle With, Combat Age in 2012-13

    The 2012-13 season is barely a week old, and the calls for Mike Brown to lose his job are almost as intense as the death stare Kobe Bryant gave him on Wednesday night...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 297 reads 101 comments

  10. Fantasy Basketball Rankings: Breaking Down the Top 8 Rookies

    Many fantasy basketball owners avoid rookies like the plague, but that shouldn't be the case this season. A number of first-year players have already shown that they're capable of ...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 692 reads 1 comments

  11. Oklahoma City Thunder vs. San Antonio Spurs: Live Blog, Analysis and More

    Thanks to a 22-foot buzzer beater by Tony Parker, the San Antonio Spurs move to 2-0 with an 86-84 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder . The Thunder drop their season opener despite 23 points, 14 rebounds and five assists by Kevin Durant...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 1,662 reads 3 comments

  12. 5 Burning Questions for NBA GMs Heading into 1st Month of Season

    The work of an NBA general manager is never done. After one of the busiest offseasons in recent memory, front offices around the league are now tasked with the job of figuring out what to do with their current roster...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 239 reads 0 comments

  13. The Biggest Concern for Every NBA Team for 2012-13 Season

    Regardless of what the league's head coaches and general managers may admit to in public, every NBA team has a number of things that they're concerned about this season...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 20,969 reads 71 comments

  14. Fantasy Basketball: Breaking Down the True Sleepers of 2012-13

    Most NBA fantasy drafts are already in the books, but that doesn't mean that you can't find a way to grab a sleeper or two through either a trade or the waiver wire...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 3,589 reads 0 comments

  15. The Top 25 Things to Watch for in Week 1 of the NBA Season

    Ladies and gentlemen, opening week is finally here. Although it hasn't really been all that long since the Miami Heat won the NBA title in June, it seems as if a whole year's worth of drama has taken place over the past five months...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 19,640 reads 53 comments

  16. NBA Players Who Will Finally Earn Their Respect in 2012-13

    Whether you believe respect is given or earned, the fact remains that there are a number of players in the NBA who haven't been given their proper due. For some, that respect will come as they continue to establish themselves in the league...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 658 reads 0 comments

  17. 5 Hot 2012-13 NBA Preseason Teams That Are the Real Deal

    The NBA preseason is dismissed by many, but it is extremely vital to a team's development. Rookies use the time to adjust to the speed of the pro game, while head coaches both new ...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 20,887 reads 72 comments

  18. 6 NBA Rookies Who Will Absolutely Defy Expectations

    For all the money that is spent on scouting and other talent evaluation services, the NBA Draft is still basically a crapshoot . While it's clear that Anthony Davis will have a stellar career (barring injury), a team doesn't necessarily need the No..

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 866 reads 1 comments

  19. Why Greg Monroe Is the Next Star NBA Center

    Early in his first term, former President James Monroe helped to usher in the " Era of Good Feelings " nearly 200 years ago...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 883 reads 8 comments

  20. 10 NBA Players Guaranteed to Demand Trade in 2012-13

    In today's NBA , maintaining the same core group of players for a number of years is an arduous task. Free agency plays a huge role, obviously, but as we've seen in the past few years ...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 1,589 reads 1 comments

  21. Report Card for Every NBA Team's Rookie Class so Far This Preseason

    With less than two weeks to go until the games count in the standings, teams all across the NBA are beginning the process of setting their rotations for opening night...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 501 reads 2 comments

  22. 10 Biggest Surprises of 2012-13 NBA Training Camp

    While many players in the NBA simply go through the motions during training camp, there are always a few standouts each year who cause fans to sit up and take notice...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 5,350 reads 3 comments

  23. Jeremy Lin and the Most Overrated Moves of the 2012 NBA Offseason

    In most cases, NBA fans typically regard their favorite team's offseason activity with a certain sense of optimism...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 6,210 reads 25 comments

  24. Why Derrick Favors Is the Next Star NBA Power Forward

    One of the best young big men in the NBA averaged just over 21 minutes per game last season. Derrick Favors could easily start at the power forward position for a number of teams around the league...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 2,464 reads 11 comments

  25. 5 NBA Rookies with the Most Weight on Their Shoulders

    With the 2012-13 regular season fast approaching, the honeymoon period is over for all of the soon-to-be rookies in the NBA ...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 5,144 reads 12 comments