1. NBA Rumors: Playing Fact or Fiction with the Most Recent Rumblings

    Most high-profile free agents have already found their landing spots for next season, but the NBA hot stove is still burning with rumors...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about almost 2 years ago 26,298 reads 84 comments

  2. NBA Power Rankings: Where Does Every Team Stand After Free Agent Frenzy?

    The NBA free agency period began less than a month ago, and the league looks a whole lot different than it did when the Miami Heat captured the Larry O'Brien Trophy in June...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about almost 2 years ago 11,650 reads 97 comments

  3. Projecting Philadelphia 76ers' Opening Night Starters and Rotation

    The Philadelphia 76ers have been one of the more active teams this summer, but none of the moves they've made have done much to engender excitement among the fanbase. At the very least, the Sixers appear to be much deeper than they were in 2011-12...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about almost 2 years ago 5,905 reads 50 comments

  4. 15 NBA Players Who Must Turn It Around to Live Up to Contract

    To the surprise of absolutely no one, the NBA is littered with those who haven't quite lived up to the terms of their contract, much to the chagrin of their employers. In most cases, it has little to do with their actions off of the court...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about almost 2 years ago 4,791 reads 10 comments

  5. 5 Things Chicago Bulls Learned from the Summer League

    The 2012 Vegas Summer League has come and gone, and the Chicago Bulls came out on the plus side of the ledger during their six-day stint in Sin City...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about almost 2 years ago 8,665 reads 16 comments

  6. Power Ranking NBA Free Agents Who Will Have Biggest Impact with New Team

    Just three weeks into the NBA free-agency period, nearly every big-name free agent has put his name on the dotted line...

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  7. Can Nick Young Be Better Than Lou Williams for Philadelphia 76ers?

    On the surface it seems as though replacing Lou Williams with Nick Young was nothing more than a lateral move for the Philadelphia 76ers . Each is a high-volume scorer who has never met a shot that he didn't like...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about almost 2 years ago 2,926 reads 3 comments

  8. Philadelphia 76ers: 5 Remaining Steps for the Sixers to Become Elite

    Even the most jaded observer knows that the Philadelphia 76ers ' run to the Eastern Conference semifinals this past year was due more to smoke and mirrors (and Derrick Rose 's torn ACL) than anything else...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about almost 2 years ago 13,033 reads 66 comments

  9. Boston Celtics: Exclusive Interview with Jason Terry

    At last week’s Reebok Breakout Challenge in Philadelphia , Bleacher Report landed an exclusive interview with one of the newest members of the Boston Celtics : former NBA Sixth Man of the Year Jason Terry ...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about almost 2 years ago 8,865 reads 12 comments

  10. Orlando Magic: Exclusive Interview with Point Guard Jameer Nelson

    While many of the top high school basketball players in the nation were doing battle at the Reebok Breakout Challenge at Philadelphia University, Orlando Magic point guard Jameer ...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about almost 2 years ago 3,098 reads 4 comments

  11. Philadelphia 76ers: Nick Young Is the Sixers' Best Bet at Shooting Guard

    Earlier this month, free-agent shooting guard Nick Young signed a one-year, $6 million deal with the Philadelphia 76ers ...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about almost 2 years ago 5,195 reads 48 comments

  12. New-Look Matchups We Can't Wait to See in the NBA

    This summer's hectic free-agency period hasn't just improved the talent level on a number of teams, it has made a number of rivalries that much better...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about almost 2 years ago 4,721 reads 4 comments

  13. Philadelphia 76ers: Sizing Up the Sixers' Biggest Needs

    Less than two months removed from its best postseason run in nearly a decade, the Philadelphia 76ers franchise is like a ship without a rudder...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about almost 2 years ago 4,667 reads 36 comments

  14. NBA Free Agency 2012: Worst Signings of Free Agency Thus Far

    With the end of every NBA season comes the start of free agency, and every summer, 30 teams scour the market in the hopes of finding just the right players to bring them glory...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 43,360 reads 78 comments

  15. NBA Free Agents 2012: How Much Money Every Big Name Player Is Really Worth

    Inevitably, there's almost always a discrepancy between what an NBA free agent receives on the open market and what he's actually worth to his team...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 229 reads 2 comments

  16. NBA Free Agency 2012: Ranking the 5 Most Exciting NBA Free Agents

    The 2012 NBA free-agent class is more than 100 players deep, yet when it comes to providing pure excitement, there are a few talents in the pool that are head-and-shoulders above the rest...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 10,361 reads 26 comments

  17. The 50 Smartest NBA Free Agency Signings Ever

    Not all of the players sign during this summer's NBA free-agency period will perform to the level of their contracts, but there will be more than a few teams who strike gold over the next couple of months...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 101,223 reads 322 comments

  18. Ranking the Players Most Deserving of Their First NBA Title

    Moments after LeBron James won the first title of his career earlier this summer, the whispers began: Who will be the next player to hoist the Larry O'Brien Trophy for the first ...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 3,655 reads 21 comments

  19. NBA Draft 2012 Grades: 4 Teams That Flunked the 2nd Round

    Lottery picks typically get all of the glory, but in virtually every NBA Draft, there are a few second-round selections that turn into valuable contributors for their respective teams...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 281 reads 0 comments

  20. NBA Draft 2012 Grades: Which GMs Should Be Embarrassed?

    There is an art to building through the NBA Draft. Some teams are exceptionally skilled at it (Oklahoma City, San Antonio), while others have yet to figure out the correct formula for success...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 197 reads 1 comments

  21. NBA Trade Speculation: 5 Most Logical Trade Partners for Dwight Howard

    Now that the NBA draft is over, the league can resume its regularly scheduled programming: "Where Will Dwight Howard Ultimately Wind Up?" While most of us thought he'd be a free ...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 2,524 reads 6 comments

  22. NBA Free Agents 2012: Power Ranking Best Landing Spots for O.J. Mayo

    Since the Memphis Grizzlies failed to extend O.J. Mayo a qualifying offer, the 6'4" guard immediately became one of this summer's more intriguing free agents, as Royce Young of CBS Sports reports...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 2,353 reads 1 comments

  23. NBA Draft 2012: 5 Rookies Who'll Save Their Coaches' Jobs

    For NBA coaches, finishing in the lottery is both a gift and a curse. While it's nice to add a top-14 selection to any roster, teams that are in the lottery are typically those ...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 167 reads 0 comments

  24. Anthony Davis: 10 Bold Predictions for New Orleans Hornets Rookie

    After a stellar freshman season at the University of Kentucky, Anthony Davis was a lock for the No. 1 overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 1,133 reads 0 comments

  25. NBA Draft 2012: Was Dion Waiters to the Cleveland Cavaliers the Biggest Reach?

    Maybe the Cleveland Cavaliers know something that the rest of us don't. While nearly everyone expected the Charlotte Bobcats to shake up the NBA draft at No...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about 2 years ago 3,939 reads 32 comments