1. What Would It Take for the Atlanta Hawks to Win the Championship?

    In my opinion, every team in the NBA —even the Charlotte Bobcats —would have some shot at a title if everything clicked. By "everything clicking," I mean the best possible scenario in every way...

    Lance Smith Written by Lance Smith about almost 2 years ago 970 reads 13 comments

  2. What Would It Take for the Boston Celtics to Win the Championship?

    In my opinion, every team in the NBA would have some shot at a title if everything clicked, even the Charlotte Bobcats . By "everything clicking," I mean the best possible scenario in every way...

    Lance Smith Written by Lance Smith about almost 2 years ago 929 reads 3 comments

  3. Why the Brooklyn Nets Would Make Better Bandwagon Team Than the Heat

    How did the Miami Heat front office assemble the core that just won them a title? They started by drafting Dwyane Wade and signing Udonis Haslem in 2003...

    Lance Smith Written by Lance Smith about 2 years ago 1,861 reads 3 comments

  4. NBA Draft 2012: Weird Draft Combine Results You May Not Know About

    I stumbled across a list of results of the 2012 NBA Draft Combine , and I must say, there are some weird pieces of information on it that I think more people should know...

    Lance Smith Written by Lance Smith about 2 years ago 3,549 reads 2 comments

  5. NBA Draft 2012: Bernard James Was a Great Reach for the Dallas Mavericks

    With the 33rd overall pick in the draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers took Bernard James of Florida State University...

    Lance Smith Written by Lance Smith about 2 years ago 3,063 reads 0 comments

  6. NBA Draft 2012: The 3 Most Puzzling Picks of Round 1

    It's safe to say that this draft went astray from its predictions—and quickly. Three picks in particular really made no sense to me...

    Lance Smith Written by Lance Smith about 2 years ago 1,124 reads 19 comments

  7. Golden State Warriors: Worst-Case Scenarios for Next Year

    As usual, the Golden State Warriors will go into next season with a high ceiling and a low basement. The good news is that both are higher than usual...

    Lance Smith Written by Lance Smith about over 2 years ago 4,354 reads 119 comments

  8. NBA Draft 2012: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Must Go to Golden State Warriors

    If the Golden State Warriors want to be title contenders a few years from now, and a playoff lock now, they need to acquire Michael Kidd-Gilchrist in the 2012 NBA draft. Disclaimer: I'm not the first person to say what I'm going to say...

    Lance Smith Written by Lance Smith about over 2 years ago 2,177 reads 32 comments

  9. Stop Sleeping on the Golden State Warriors for the 2013 Playoffs

    I'm so tired of hearing people either forget or deny that the Warriors have become an easy Playoff contender. It's one thing to believe that they won't stay healthy. Of course. They're the Warriors...

    Lance Smith Written by Lance Smith about over 2 years ago 121 reads 109 comments

  10. The Top 10 NBA Players Who Would Most Benefit from Changing Positions

    It's hard to put together an NBA roster that has everyone playing exactly where they should. Even the best teams have players out of position. But then, so do the worst teams...

    Lance Smith Written by Lance Smith about over 2 years ago 2,046 reads 10 comments

  11. Golden State Warriors: What Each Player Proved This Year

    It's been another interesting year for the Golden State Warriors , including a new coach, a new mentality, a lack of training camp, a massively-important trade, sporadic success and key injuries...

    Lance Smith Written by Lance Smith about over 2 years ago 952 reads 0 comments

  12. Golden State Warriors: The Best Case Scenario for All Returning Players

    The Golden State Warriors have 10 players who are currently under contract for next year, and five more who are likely to return anyway. If every single one of them plays to their full capability, the Warriors will likely compete for a title...

    Lance Smith Written by Lance Smith about over 2 years ago 966 reads 8 comments

  13. Golden State Warriors: Charles Jenkins Has a Golden Opportunity

    With the 44th pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, the Golden State Warriors selected Charles Jenkins , the now 23-year-old point guard out of Hofstra ...

    Lance Smith Written by Lance Smith about over 2 years ago 918 reads 4 comments

  14. Predicting the NBA All-Rookie Teams

    It's nearing the end of the regular season, and as the season ends, all the regular season awards are given out. One set of awards that isn't frequently talked about is the All-Rookie Teams...

    Lance Smith Written by Lance Smith about over 2 years ago 783 reads 2 comments

  15. The Biggest Weakness for Every Member of the Golden State Warriors

    We all know the Golden State Warriors aren't exactly perfect. When they're healthy, they're a talented bunch who can win games. But rarely are they healthy. And when they aren't, all the pieces need to be working well...

    Lance Smith Written by Lance Smith about over 2 years ago 1,276 reads 6 comments

  16. NBA All-Star Weekend 2013: Ideas for New Events Next Year

    Some say that NBA All-Star Weekend just ain't what it used to be. The NBA All-Star Game is a bit more of a joke than ever, so unless people have phenomenal games, it's just a bunch of guys screwing around...

    Lance Smith Written by Lance Smith about over 2 years ago 1,197 reads 6 comments

  17. The Biggest Expiring Contract on Each NBA Team

    Some teams have almost everybody coming off the books, and some teams have literally nobody. In some cases, the biggest contract coming off the books is that player who is obviously not going to pick up their option *cough, cough, Deron Williams*...

    Lance Smith Written by Lance Smith about over 2 years ago 798 reads 0 comments

  18. Derek Fisher the Key to Thunder Winning the Conference Finals

    Roughly an hour ago, ESPN announced that five-time NBA champion Derek Fisher has signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder for the rest of this year, for roughly $1 million and a player option for next year worth $3...

    Lance Smith Written by Lance Smith about over 2 years ago 909 reads 5 comments

  19. Each NBA Team's Best Dunker

    Have you been wondering who the best dunker is on each team in the NBA ? Well, here you go. I've listed them by the alphabetical order of their team, from 76ers to Wizards...

    Lance Smith Written by Lance Smith about over 2 years ago 2,580 reads 0 comments

  20. Predicting the Hypothetical 4th and 5th All-NBA Teams

    The All- NBA selections are the most straightforward decisions on who is overall better than whom. All that the MVP award says is which one player was the most valuable to his team...

    Lance Smith Written by Lance Smith about over 2 years ago 235 reads 0 comments

  21. Golden State Warriors Might Get Much Better in the Long Run from Ellis Trade

    As far as the Golden State Warriors go, I consider myself logical optimist. I was at the game on Saturday against the Dallas Mavericks , and I knew that it was probably the last time Steph Curry and Monta Ellis would play together at Oracle...

    Lance Smith Written by Lance Smith about over 2 years ago 1,002 reads 10 comments

  22. Boston Celtics Trade Rumors: Why Ray Allen Is the Most Coveted Trade Piece

    The Celtics are getting hot at the wrong time. If there's a time for a team to have uncertainty about their abilities, it's the time leading up to the trade deadline...

    Lance Smith Written by Lance Smith about over 2 years ago 1,771 reads 0 comments

  23. If the NBA Was Being Redrafted, Who Would Be Picked First?

    Imagine that today was the first day of the NBA , and every team would take part in a draft to decide their entire rosters...

    Lance Smith Written by Lance Smith about over 2 years ago 590 reads 8 comments

  24. Golden State Warriors: What Else We Learned from Opening Night

    A lot of people seem to be pretty down on the Golden State Warriors after their loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on opening night. After all, they did lose by 19 points at home to a completely new team...

    Lance Smith Written by Lance Smith about over 2 years ago 417 reads 1 comments

  25. Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder: What's Holding Them Back?

    With the NBA season about to start, many fans and experts consider the Thunder a favorite to represent the West in the NBA Finals, probably against Miami ...

    Lance Smith Written by Lance Smith about almost 3 years ago 424 reads 6 comments